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Tuesday 2 July 1878
Bankruptcy  - 002
SMITH -  Sidney Herbert,  of St Albans,  a carpenter  ------

Partnership Notice - 003
DEACON - Mr Edward R.Deacon  has  been taken into partnership and is now " Wyn Williams and Deacon"

Lower Heathcote School results  - 004
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Fatality - 005
RIGHTON - Edith Mary,  living at her grandmother's  at St Albans,  been ailing ---  aged about 4 and half --- died Saturday.


Wednesday 3 July 1878

Bankruptcy -  009
SHEPHEARD - William,  of Heathcote,  master marriner  --------
CRAWFORD - James,  of Christchurch,  a surveyor ---  

Land for Sale - 014
HIGGINSON - H.P.  is selling  1304 acres at Mount Somers adjoining homestead of Edward PEACH  ----

Property for sale -  015
ASCHMAN -  situated at Ticehurst rd, Lyttelton,  ------

Property for Sale -  017
HABENS -  Rev. W.J.  to sell in Gloucester st close to Latimer Square ---     is leaving Christchurch.

Licensing Court -  Leithfield  -  018
GAYNOR -  George,  -- new house at Amberley now being erected ----  granted,  new license
STACE - R. City Hotel, Leithfield,   renewal
VAUGHAN & CORDNER -  Sefton Hotel,  renewal
McLEAN - Hugh,  Crown Hotel, Amberley,  renewal
HOOD - Thomas,  Star and Garter Hotel, Waikari.  renewal
BALDWIN - ANN -   Weka Pass Hotel, ---  renewal
DANIELS & POWYS -  Hurunui,  conditional license,  
FLYNN -  Bryan,  Ashley Hotel,  conditional license


Friday 5 July 1878
Bankruptcy - 020
JOSLING - Alfred Charles,  Christchurch,  a butcher. ---
DAVIE - Henry,  of the Styx,  a hawker ----
MOSS -  William,  of Barhill,  South Rakaia,   storekeeper ----
MOOSONG - Julius,  Christchurch  boarding-house keeper ----   estate of
MILLER -  James,  of Kaiapoi,  watchmaker ---

Fatal Accident  -  022
O'CONNELL -  Captain John, of schooner "Josephine"  was killed on the railway at Heathcote Valley  ------  more ----

Freehold Farm for Sale -  023
CHISNELL -  late Mr   140 acres,  on Fendaltown road,    -----  more  -----

Freehold Property for sale  -  024
COX -  George,    2 lots  --- 6 roomed house,    more  ----  4 roomed house  ------  more -----


Saturday 6  July 1878
Missing Friends  - 025
GUSTAGE - Frank,  left Waimate about 9 weeks ago  with a man named Henry BROWN,  --- write to your wife ---  
JONES - Mr B.W.  late of Antigua st,  believed to be in Rakaia  ------

The Late Charles MATHEWS 030
A telegram dated 24 June  -- celebrated actor Charles James Mathews the younger  was born 26 December 1803 -- articled to an architect  --
                he exhibited a picture at Somerset House    in 1835 -- he married 18 July 1838 the late Madame Vestris  who was 6 years older,  (died 1857) 
                married again in 1858 in America  a Mrs Davenport  an accomplished actress ----  lots more ---

Inquest -  031  & 032  & 033
O'CONNELL -  ---    John , Captain of the Josephine,  --  Frank Taylor, mate of the schooner ----  William Webb, a lad,  I live in Heathcote Valley ----- 
                Patrick Gilmour,  station master ----   Benjamin Perkins, platelayer,  on the railway ----  Hugh Beaumont ---   Elizabeth Marsden,  I keep the Valley Hotel ----    
                    verdict accidental death.

Farms for sale - South Rakaia & Chertsey  -  035
WITHALL -  Aaron  & Charles   ---- Section 15841  130 acres  part section 15843  46 acres,    5 roomed house ---  more ----


Tuesday 9 July 1878
Death - Doyleston - 039
REDMAN - (Radmond  in inquest  046)   Pat,   found dead in a paddock   ---- an inquest was held  -- leaves a wife and 5 children.


Wednesday 10 July 1878
Bankruptcy - 041
PRYDE - Peter Suttie,  of Addington,  boarding-house keeper,  -----

Accident  -  043
WELLER -  Henry,  a labourer,  ----   at Bush Inn,  Geraldine,  -------

Presentation -  045
MILLARD - Mr A.   presented  with a medal ----- Kaiapoi Volunteer Fire Brigade ---  more ----

Inquest - Doyleston -  046
RADMOND  -  Patrick,   (Redman in earlier)  found dead in a  paddock  -- died of heart disease ---   
 
Farm for Sale -  047
HACK -  Mr E.  Harewood rd,   ---- 71 acres ------

Chertsey -  050
KIVER -  C. jnr,   ---  for sale  RS 26669,     511 and half acres ---  adjoining J.W.S.Coward, Geo. Roberts, C.N.Mackie,  J.D.Hales
                    Thos. Moreland,   J.McIlraith,  T.Allan,  T.M.Hassal,  J.C.Helmore  and others.

Property for Sale -  051
JOHNSTONE - Mr James,  -- 3 and quarter acres on Windmill rd,   adjoining Mr W. Smith and W. Joyce's land -----
MASON -  Mr John,  42 acres,  on North and Tisels rd.    adjoins Mr Abbotts farm  

Farm for Sale   - 052
COLLIER -  Collier's Farm at Moeraki Downs  (near Oxford)  928 acres   ------

Farm for Sale  -  053
WILSON - William,    32 town sections,  in township of South Malvern, Whitecliffs,  ---  lots more  ----

Farm for Sale -  054
COOPER - Edward, --- sell  Peel Forest Estate, 6382 acres freehold,  16,000 acres leasehold, 1287 acres of reserve -----


Thursday 11 July 1878
Bankruptcy -  055
KENT -  Thomas,  of Christchurch,  picture frame maker. -----


Friday 12 July 1878
Bankruptcy -  058
ALLEN -  Walter Smith,  of Christchurch,  a builder, -----

Sudden Death -  Timaru  -  060
MEADE -  Maria,  wife of a labourer,  living on the Great South rd,   died suddenly  ----     an inquest will be held ---   

Freehold Farms for Sale - 062
SMITH - Mr Francis,   279 acres -- County of Selwyn, 3 miles from Horndon Junction station,  3 and half miles from Kirwee station  --
                     home farm,  160 acres ------   119 acres  close to Halkett Town,  Halkett School is on property ---  more ----


Saturday 13 July 1878

Sale of Property -  066
HABENS - Rev. W. J.   sold by auction   in Gloucester st,   sold for 1275 pounds.

Inquest -  067
MEADE -  Maria,  verdict of natural causes.

Fatal Accident -  069
ANDREWS -  son of Charles,  at Wilsons bridge,   missed his 2 and half yr old boy  ---  found in the Heathcote River ---  

Property for Sale - 070
MITCHELL -  Edward, ---   fronting onto Horseshoe Lake,  adjoining land sold recently by T.L.Laine ---   

Property for Sale -  071
SMART - William,   R.S.48  2 acres,  Ferry rd,   --- more ----


Monday 15 July 1878
Inquest -  073
ANDREW - Charles William,  aged 2 and half years.  ---  verdict accidental death ----

Serious Accident  -  074
BROWNELL -  Mr T.T.  a Timaru merchant,  ---   fell heavily -- fractured kneecap badly ---  unconscious ---

Farm for Sale - 075
RICKARDS - George, 250 acre farm, 8 miles from rakaia township  part R.S. 15855 adjoining properties of Messrs Andrew Storry and Thomas Harrison. -------

Rakaia -  Farm for Sale -  076
MANN - John,  farm  "Tiverton" 1036 acres, adjoining the properties of Messrs Miles, Hassal & Co and J.  and A.D.McIlraith, 2 and half miles from Barr Hill -------   

Chertsey  -  Farm for Sale -  077
CLELAND - G.A.       620 acres,  R.S. 26612,  26613,  26614,  26615,  and adjoining Messrs H.Packer,  and Ronald Campbell  ----- 4 roomed cottage ----

Killinchy -  Property for sale - 078
BODY -  late Nicholas,  clearing sale -----   at the homestead,  Killinchy ----

To let by tender -  079
BODY -   for the late Mr Body's Farm,  at Killinchy,  of 39 acres ---    


Tuesday 16 July 1878
Farm for Sale - 082
COLLIER -  Mr Richard,    sold his farm,  now selling all stock   ---  listed -----

Rangiora -  Property for Sale -   083
HEINDMAN - Mr F. ----   R.S. 1538  next to property of Messrs Smith and Knock ---  also more sections listed -----
DONALDSON - Mr,  of Cust, property not sold,   80 acre farm ------  


Tuesday 16 July 1878
Bankruptcy - 085
DEAKIN - William,  Christchurch,  livery stables keeper. ----
RICE - John Mulholland,  Christchurch,  a clerk. ------

Kingsdown Estate, Timaru  -  086
Purchasers
KERR - E.G.  117 acres  Lot 49
EVANS - W. 127 acres  lot 48
KERR - E.G.  105 acres  lot 50
WRIGHT - A.W.   147 acres  lot 51
HALL - T. 198 acres  lot 46
GOSLING - 268 acres,  lot 47
WRIGHT - A.W.  314 acres  lot 52
HALL - T.  269 acres  lot 45
GABITES - 243 acres  lot 54
PERRY - A.  259 acres  lot 53
PERRY - A.   341 acres  with homestead

Presentation  -  087
D'AUTHREAU    -    and   - 
HOBBS  -  Miss D'Authreau  and Miss Alice Hobbs were presented with very handsome bibles  having taken the Masonic scholarships in 1877 and 1878 
                 ----  more  ----  both educated at Lyttelton Borough School, also at the school were  Miss Milsom  and Miss Pitcaithly who won Government Scholarships
                        -- a credit to the headmaster Mr W.L.EDGE ----


Friday 19 July 1878
Partnership  -  090
HEELES  -  M. Gawthorp  &
McBEATH -  William    partnership has been dissolved by mutual consent  -- Mathew will continue the business

Missing Man at Styx  -  093
Suspected to have drowned in the Styx  fair haired,  about age 35,  middling build,  5ft, 6ins high,  fair whiskers,  beard, and moustache -----   

Hurunui  -  property for sale  -  094
DRON -  Mr John,    23 acres  with good stone house  -----


Saturday 20 July 1878
Partnership  - 098
WHITE -  George Alfred  into partnership with John INGRAM,, sawmillers and Timber Merchants ---   

Accident  -  101
DISHER -  Mr  of the Suffolk Brewery,  horse and buggy bolted from in front of Messrs ROYSE, STEAD and Co.   
McLENNAN -    collison occured with a cab driven by John McLennan  of Bingsland -----

Sudden Death -  102
McBRIDE - Daniel,   died suddenly at Mr Loe's run at Heslerton.  ----       an inquest will be held today -----

Southbridge - Farm for sale -    103
LEE -  E.J.  "Brooklands" Farm,    R.S. 3265 and 4510  --- 1061 acres,  -----  more  ------

Farms for sale -  104
BEALEY -  Samuel,   property of  on the River Styx -- from 20 acres up to 40 acres each ----


Monday 22 July 1878
Chertsey -  farm for sale -  107
CLELAND - G.A.   620 acres  R.S.  26612,  26613, 26614, 26615,  and adjoining the properties of Messrs H.Packer, and Ronald Campbel
                            ----  and  4 roomed cottage -----  


Tuesday 23 July 1878
Inquest -  Leeston -  110
McBRIDE - Daniel,  died suddenly at Hesleton.   ----  verdict  death from natural causes.

Bankruptcy -  111
MAPLES -  William,  surviving partner of late firm Maples Brothers,   hotelkeepers,  Christchurch,  Edward Maples (deceased)  ---- lots more ----
BROWN - Arthur,  of Heathcote Valley,  labourer, ----   
CLARKE - G.  late of Waltham,  butcher ----


Wednesday 24 July 1878
Bankruptcies -  112
BIRD - William,  Christchurch,  a labourer ---
BROOKER -  William Jenner,  cabdriver of Christchurch ---
PRYDE -  Peter Suttie  of Christchurch,  boarding-housekeeper.
HOWARD - Charles Caleb,    of Templeton,  schoolmaster -----

Land Transfer Act Notices    -  113
RANKIN -  Robert,  16 perches  part lot 121,  Christchurch Town Reserves,  unoccupied.
BUTLER - Gilbert,  17 perches  part lot 121, Christchurch Town Reserves,  occupied by applicant.
SMYTH - David,  3 roods 29 perches,  part R.S. 33,  Christchurch District,   occupied by applicant
DOIG -  John,  13 perches,  part lot 137 Christchurch Town Reserves,  occupied by applicant.
CAMERON - John,  14 perches, part section 24 town of Lyttelton,    occupied by applicant.
D'OYLY - Robert William,  21 acres, R.S. 12895, Lincoln district,  unoccupied.
MODERATE  -  William & Alexander & David,  150 acres,  R.S. 12704 and 12757,   Oxford district,  occupied by applicants.

Waikari Valley -  Eascott Estate -  For sale -  115
ROLLESTON - A.H.V.  Esq.   3025 acres,  frontage to Waikari River, 7 roomed concrete house,  -------

Bankruptcy -  117
SMITH - Thomas,  of Waltham,  a labourer ----
HUGHES - James,  of Rangitata Island,    a farmer ----


Thursday 25 July 1878

For Sale -  119
PRYDE -  property corner Lincoln road and South Town Belt,   known as Rankin's Store, also chattels listed.

Timaru -  Sale of Land  -  120
RHODES - R.H.  unlet sections.  part R.S. 730  and  being section no's  138, 259 - 269,  271 - 278,  347-349  also suburban
                        lots 58 and 65, of R.S. 174.   and Lots 21, 35, 36, of R.S. 165 -----


Friday 26 July 1878

Bankruptcy -  121
FRASER -  James,  of Malvern,  contractor ------


Prize List of Names  -123 & 124
Christchurch West School,  list of names of prize winners - email for a copy or a look up.
Std 6  Dux medal  -  Willie Barker
1. Willie Barker,  2. Walter Dunnage,   3. James Tait.
lots more names  --------


Saturday 27 July 1878
Bankruptcy - 127
DEAKIN - William,  of Christchurch, a livery-stable keeper, ------
RICE - John Mulholland,  of Christchurch,  a clerk ---    

Land for sale  -  129
DEANS  - John,   Riccarton  Estate,  Riccarton, about 30 acres,  fronting Hagley Park, Riccarton rd,  Northern railway,  River Avon,  Town Belt west.  

Templeton - Clearing Sale -  130
FITCH -  Mr who is leaving the district, having bought the Woodstock run  ------

Ashburton -  Farm for Sale -  131
GREENSTREET -  late Chas.  1442 acres, at Forks of the Ashburton ----  more  ----


Monday 29 July 1878
Flour Mill for sale  -  133
Leithfield Flour Mill  with 3 and half acres of land  ----  

Farm for sale -  134
WOODING -  Mr,  254 acres,  next to Captain Willis'  farm, 3 miles from Dunsandel Station   ------


Tuesday 30 July 1878
Missing Friends -  135
SPRINGALL -  Elijah,  of Iver, Buckinghamshire,   18mths ago at Royal Hotel, Christchurch --   went with
                            Thomas JONES  to Kumara Bush  West Coast -   news from his brother Jehu    -------

Body found -  136
FYNMORE -  Frederick E.  discovered in Otipua Creek, a mile from Timaru,   advanced state of decomposition,  ----  
                        was missed on 10 July,   formerly an officer in Marine Artillery ---    --- leaves a wife and 7 children  -- inquest held today ---

Sale of land -     137
HOBBS -   late William,   7 lots      Armagh st,  ----  lots more ----

Fernside -  Land for sale -  138
BOWRON - George,  estate at Fernside,  in farms of 50  to 100 acres each ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
29 January 2012
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