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Tuesday 1 October 1878
Broadfield school  - 003
CAMFIELD - Mr W.B. is about to leave Broadfield school ----  is going to Sumner District School

Auckland - 006
MACDONALD - Malcolm,  2nd mate of brigantine Linda Weber  -----   fell into the water and drowned ---
COLLINS - Henry,  crushed to death  by a stack of timber.----

Bankruptcy - 008
HOLMES - Thomas,  of Wakanui, Ashburton,  contractor.
BENNETT - John,  Leeston,  builder ---
SINCLAIR - William, Christchurch,  plasterer.


Wednesday 2 October 1878
Missing Friends - 009
FORREST - Ann, late of Winton, Southland.

Leasehold Property - 011
SORENSON -  (moving business nearer to city)   situated opp Bishop's Court  ----

Longbeach - 012
STREETER - Mr  to sell 40 acre farm situated at Longbeach ----

Property for sale - 013
BONE - Mr T.H.  (is leaving the Colony)  in Gloucester st -----  part RS 29  opp. Adam's Nursery garden.   ------

Templeton - 014
HORRELL - Mr George,  to sell 120 acres of land with 6 roomed house  ----  

Yaldhurst - 015
SINCLAIR - Mr James,  45 acres of land   for sale  -----

Sale of ANNANDALE  -  016
HAY - Messrs, Brothers Hay,  (youngest son obtained his majority and subsequent dissolution of partnership)  


Thursday 3 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 018
DUNN - Timothy,  of Leeston,  farmer.

Boy Lost - 020
WALKER - John, aged 5  went missing after leaving his father's shop.  WALTER in snippet 026

Lyttelton - Land  sale - 022
RHODES - Messrs R. and G.    Town section 2 & 3,   section 227 Voelas rd,    section 316, Voelas rd.


Friday 4 October 1878
Missing boy found -  026
WALTER - John  found safe and well,   WALKER in snippet 020 ------

Wellington Province -  027
Sawmill and flour mill,  within 68 miles of Wellington,  1000 acres, ------

Waikerikaikeri Bay, Banks Peninsula - 028
300 acres,  R.S.30806  between Gough's and Le Bon's Bay.,  


Saturday 5 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 031
WETHERILL - George, of Ashburton,  carpenter and joiner.
TURNBULL - James,  Christchurch,  mail contractor.
TRIPHOOK -  Thomas Dawson,

Avonside -  032
ELLENGOWAN  or The Daisy Paddock 25 sections, fronting the Avon the east town belt bridge is to be built.

Sale of Property - 033
LOCKLEYS -    to sell the property  fronting New Brighton Road,   and Avon River,  divided into 37 sections.  ---- lots more ----

Geraldine - 034
POSTLEWAITE - William,  sell 2000 acres, RAUKAPUKA Estate,  also 55 acres, adjoining the Scotch Church, Geraldine. ------

Timaru -  035
RHODES - R.H.  Rhode's Town, Timaru,  parts of R.S. 730  also suburban lots  58 and 65 of RS 1701? and Lots 35, 36 of RS 1652, 
                        last of the unlet Rhode's Town sections.


Monday 7 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 038
WAINE - John, of Templeton, platelayer, -----
WORNE - Edward James,  of Ashburton,  a painter ----
TAYLOR - Richard Molesworth, formerly of Akaroa, now Christchurch,  contractor.

The Lakes Station -  039
MATHIAS bros -  21,000 acres, leasehold,   house of 5 rooms,  ------

Horseshoe Lake, Christchurch -  040
PARISH -  Isaac,  to Let,    46 acres, on Canal rd, Horseshoe Lake,   4 roomed house ----

Waikato - 041
WARTLE  -  1000 acres,  3 miles from Hamilton, -----   lots more --

Rangiora -  042
HISENBUDDLE -  50 acre farm, sell,   in 2 lots,  lot 1 5 acres at Southbrook, known as Market Garden, leased by Mr BETTS,  lot 2 50 acres, at Eyreton,
                            RS 8361  with 6 roomed house ---


Tuesday 8 October 1878
Missing Friends -  043
SMITH - Harry,  please send your address to Penna,    address to Monmouth.

Partnership Notice -  044
CROWE - William,  has taken into partnership Alfred Allan FRANCIS  and Frederic Wyatt FRANCIS
                         under W.Crowe & Co. Wine and Spirit merchants  and Ale and Porter Bottlers.

Found Dead -  048
SCHMIDT - Franz,  found dead at back of Mr Fleming's house at Port Levy  -----

Boy Lost -  049
WEBBER - Louis,  aged 5,     left his home about 5 o'clock ------

Bankruptcy - 051
WILLIAMS - Albert John, of Sydenham,  butcher --
JONES  - Eleazar,  of Ashburton district ,  baker ---

Rakaia -  052
KIVER - Charles,  selling 511 acres  of RS 26669 9 miles from South Rakaia township  ------

Opawa -  053
OLLIVER - Thomas, selling 2 acres  next to Dr Earle,    brick house with 6 rooms.  ---------

Mesopotamia -  054
CAMPBELL Bros  -  selling,   on Rangitata River  2000 acres, 60,000 acres crown land,  20,000 sheep,  200 head of cattle, 12 bullocks, 20 horses.

Lake Sumner Station -  055
O'CONNELL & RUSSELL -  dissolution of partnership,selling  26,000 acres sheep country 40 acres freehold, 7500 sheep, 30 horses  7 roomed house   



Wednesday 9 October 1878

Waitaki -  Drowning -  058
MITCHELL - James,  surveyor,  drowned in the Waitaki River,   body recovered inquest will be held.

Avon Bank Estate  -  059
SAUNDERS - Alfred, esq,  sell property called Avon Bank,  frontages to Fendaltown rd, Helmore's road, and Merivale rd,  13 and half acres -----

Hororata -  060
CRANSTON - Mr J.D. to let 1058 acres  near Mr Cordy's house  -------

South Rakaia  -  063
McBRIDE -  Mr J. for sale  78 acres of land  RS  31793  adjoining the properties of J.McGregor, Baxter Bros. J.McLean, -----

Mitcham -  Land for Sale -  064
DICKEN - E.B. esq. 43 and half acres of land, RS no 26788  adjoins Mitcham township -----

Township of READING065
 special train to leave Christchurch, intending purchasers ----   Luncheon on the ground

Avonside -  066
TEMPLAR - J.A.esq.  to sell 3 sections of land, 2  adjoining property of M.S.Campbell  and  between the residences of Mr Templar and Mr Blyth.

Southbridge -  067
ANDREWS - James,   for sale 120 acres   -----

House for Sale - 068
ACLAND - Thos.  8 roomed house on 3/8th of an acre in St Asaph st west,  now in the occupation of Thos. Acland Esq. ----


Thursday 10 October 1878
Fernside -  Presentation -  070  
WILLMER - Rev. J.K.  departing the district to Tasmania ----  lots more ----

Fendaltown Road -  072
DAVIS - Robert,   to sell  by auction, on Mr Jeffrey Williams property  opp. Mr Cuddon's Malthouse.  ---   also 4 roomed house ----


Friday 11 October 1878
Lyttelton -  Death - 074
BOYD - Mrs Rachel,  of Dampier's Bay, Lyttelton,  found lying on her bed dead ------


Saturday 12 October 1878
Partnership Notice -  088
CUTLER -  Charles Lewis  and Thos S.PRATT ,  Piano and Harmonium Manufacturers and general cabinet makers, Lichfield st,  partnership dissolved  ----

Inquest  -  092
BOYD -  Mrs Rachel,    -----   more  ----

Hamilton  -  093
OSWELL -   a man named Oswell was found dead in a whare  ---   
 
Ashburton -  For sale -  094
COX - C.P.  3300 acres of land, situated on the Hinds,    --------

READING -   township for sale -  095
At Burnham, on the great southern railway for sale  252 acres,   ---- lots more ----

Cave Rock House -  Sumner -  096
To let,  Cave Rock House,  of 13 rooms,  has wine and beer license ------


Monday 14 October 1878
Southbridge -  101
ANDREWS - Mr James,  for sale 120 acres,    he is buying a large block in South Canterbury ------


Tuesday 15 October 1878
Inquest -  103
CLEMENTS - a male child, son of Mr Francis Clements,  a farm lab.  at Seafield,  died Saturday, ------

Bankruptcy - 104
HOWARD - C.C.  a dividend  will be paid ---
JOHNSON - John, of Christchurch,  bootmaker ---
MACLAINE - Alexander,  of Christchurch,  stock dealer ---
SMITH - Matthew,  of Ashburton,  builder ----


Wednesday 16 October 1878
Obituary - 106
OLDHAM - Rev. W.F.  fell from his horse a few days ago ------- funeral will take place on Thursday

Land Transfer Notices -  108
SUTHERLAND - Donald, 53 acres 2 roods RS 4957, 5685 and parts RS 2816 and 5684  Chch district, occupied by John MASON.
GAWEN - Charles Albert, 1 acre 2 roods, 10 perches, part RS 29, Christchurch district,  occupied by applicant.
FLEMING - Samuel, 10 perches, part of RS 235 Christchurch city, occ. by William Thomas HAYNES.


Thursday 17 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 115
PEARSON - Alfred Maidstone,  of Ashburton,  a boarding-house keeper. ---
TAYLOR - Richard Molesworth,  Akaroa, contractor, 1st and final dividend -----

Lyttelton - 116
HOLMES - Mr Wm.   at Dampier's Bay, sell one quarter acre land with large brick built house,  -------


Friday 18 October 1878
Inquest - 118
CONNELLY - Michael,  aged 16,  died suddenly on 9 October  of heart disease ----

Sydney Evening News  - 120
HARVEY -  aged 24, at Pyrmont on Sat. 14 Sept.  ----  hit and killed by a cricket ball whan playing cricket -----

Fernside Station - for sale - 121
consisting of 1988 acres freehold,    ----  list of chattels for sale ---


Saturday 19 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 122
ABEL - William, of Christchurch, builder, ----

Township of MASHAM -  126
23 sections for sale ------

Hornby - 126
370 acres for sale in various sizes,  Lot 1,  50 acres with cottage ----  Lot 2. 50 acres with 10 roomed house

Township of KYLE - 127
LAMBIE - John,  for sale,   at South Rakaia, 500 sections,    9 miles from Chertsey,  2 miles from the beach, 12 miles from South Rakaia


Monday 21 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 130
CRAIG - Thomas Brown,  Christchurch, accountant ---
PATTON - Robert,  of Mt Somers,  blacksmith ----
JOHNSTONE - Archibald,   ------


Tuesday 22 October 1878
Hotel Changes Hands -  132
SPRING - Mr Walter, late of Southbridge Hotel, has just bought Loe's Hotel, Leeston,  ---  the event was almost made a public holiday by the residents ----  
                     ---- the new billiard room was opened and a match between Messrs MUFF and WIGMORE, 500 up  won by the latter by 5 points.

Land for sale -  133
HOSSACK - Mr John,  76 acres, selected 16 years ago,   situated opposite the Miner's Hotel, on the West Coast rd. ----


Wednesday 23 October 1878

SHAND'S Road -  136
DODGE -  Messrs Dodge Bros.   to sell 50 acres of land -- on Shands rd,  4 roomed house garden and orchard ----

Sale  of Household furniture - 137
KNAPMAN -  Me E.  at his res. cnr Durham and Salisbury sts.   furniture, horses,-----    long list of chattels -----


Thursday 24 October 1878
Bankruptcy - 139
PEARSON - Alfred Maidstone,   of Ashburton,  boarding-house keeper
CAVE - Alfred George, Christchurch, accountant -----
JONES - Eleazar,  Ashburton ----
LONG - James,  of Templeton,    stationmaster -----

Dunedin -  141
OKANE -  Samuel, landlord of Commercial Hotel, Mosgiel,  was found in the Waikouaiti river  ----- an inquest to be held

Property for Sale - 142
WARRING - Russell,  104 acres in Leeston district ---   adjoins the property of Mr Loe and W.D.Lawrence ----    


Friday 25 October 1878
Legal Notices  -  143
James DAY, Master of brig "Star" of Baltimore, USA,  now lying in the Port of Lyttelton, 
Walter TURNBULL, of the City of Wellington,  merchant trading under W. and G. Turnbull & Co.   to  Charles Effingham  CAPPER  and Co.   of   ----  
Joseph Edward NATHAN of Wellington, merchant   --- 
against Heinrich HELLMERS, of Baltimore, USA  shipowner ---  lots more  ------

Bankruptcy - 143
DUNN -  Timothy,   ------

Greymouth - 145
TYFE -  John,  was crushed to death in a tunnel at Morice Creek  --------


Saturday 26 October 1878
Hawdon's land, Christchurch South - 149
McGARVA - Mr Thomas,  lots 49, 50, 61, 62  situate in Hawdon's land, fronts to Matson st, in 8 sections ----   

New Brighton Hotel -  for sale -  150
The New Brighton Hotel fronting the sea. ----
To let,  frontages Tuam st and Oxford tce,  formerly occ. by Mr Williams, Iron founder. ----

Oxford -  Fire -  152
JEBSON - Mr J.  an uninhabited house belonging to Mr Jebson  occ. by Rev. J.J.PENDRAY.    Mr Rae's house next door was in jeopardy -----

Lambrook Estate -  153
GILLINGHAM - Stephen,     adjoins properties of Messrs D. Mclean, E. Richardson, and E. Sealey ----   house of 13 rooms, a cottage of 4 rooms,  3500  acres,
                            4 miles from terminus of Albury railway.10 stalled stable -----

Doyleston -  154
MANSON -  John,  55 acres,   adjoining Doyleston township,   4 roomed house,  orchard, stables -----

Okuku, Lillburne and Birch Hill Stations - 155
MILTON - Captain   to sell  65,200 acres,   -------


Monday  28  October 1878
For Sale -  156
ABEL - Wm.   lease of premises about half acre,   -----

Bankruptcy -  157
ROWLANDS - Joseph,  of Westerfield, farmer ---
SEAGER - Samuel H.  builder ---
MAPLES -  Edward, (deceased) Maple Bros,  William Maples ---  

Kaiapoi -  farm for sale - 159
FUCHS - Joseph (deceased)  for sale  well-known as NORMAN'S  128 acres and 11 roomed house ---   land RS 731, 423a, 450, 1445, and 4882

Broom Park -  Rakaia - 161
McILRAITH - Hugh,  4150 acres, for lease,  22 miles from Rakaia railway station,  adjoins farms of Messrs Gordon and John Holmes ------

Ringwood -  Ashburton Forks - 162
GREENSTREET -  late Chas.  1440 acres,  for sale,  has been divided up into farms from 11 - 300 acres. ---------


Tuesday 29 October 1878
Partnership Notice - 163
TOOSEY, OLIVER & Co.  O.H.Toosey and T.J.Oliver have formed a new partnership ---

Bankruptcy - 164
GRIFFIN - Thomas, Christchurch,  boarding-house keeper. ----
WILSON - Joseph,  of Kaiapoi, labourer ----
GORDON - James William Hume ----  
MAPLES - Edward (deceased)  and Maple Bros. William Maples -----

Timaru - 166
MANANGA - John,  a Frenchman,  engaged in fishing near Washdyke was thrown from his horse -----   

READING - 167
The new township of Reading   covers some 250 acres,  adjoins the Government reserve at Burnham ---   


Wednesday 30 October 1878
Leeston -  farm for sale -  169
LOVEGROVE -  G.F.    farm occupied by Mr R. GILLETT,  600 acres,   

Bankruptcy -  170
BLACKLER - John,  of Doyleston, labourer ---

Weedons  -  for sale by tender -  170a
McCLELLAND - Mr J.J.   lot 1 Clarinda farm,  50 acres,  and 10 roomed house ---  lot 2 Clarinda Farm, 200 acres,    the Government school is on this lot.
                             lot 3 Clarinda Farm,  100 acres,      lot 4  Carberry Farm, 230 acres, 7 roomed house,  -----

Island Bay Estate,  Banks Peninsula -  171
KNIGHT - Arthur Charles,    for sale  4176 and half acres,  9 miles from Barry's Bay,  ------  more ----

Christchurch sections for sale -  172
PAVITT - Thomas, 22 sections,  which forms part of the estate of Andrew DUNCAN ---  Ferry rd or Lower High st, Matheson st, and New Street.

Ashburton - Inquest -  173
RUSSELL  -  Catherine,  evidence of David Russell, husband,  Clara Meek, nurse,   died in childbirth ---     lots more ----

Coringa Estate - 174
TEMPLAR - E.M.  to sell, 260 acres,   and 2700 acres   and 50 acres at Yaldhurst also 400 acres T Bealey rd,  with house ---  also 300 acres leasehold.


Thursday 31 October 1878
Desertion -  175
ADOR  and ABDOUL   -   two Lascars,  deserted from ship Akbar, when in Lyttelton,    --------

Stanmore Road -  177
HADFIELD - Mr Joseph,  for sale  remaining unsold sections  on Stanmore rd,  close to the bridge ---

Napier -  178
HUNTER - the body washed up today  was a cook on board steamer RESULT   an inquest will be held tomorrow.

Sale of City Properties -  180
Lot 1 -  High st, & Tuam st,  has Scotch stores,  - Mr H.KEANE
Lot 2  - High st,  Mr Matheson's corn store and Mr Hammonds blacksmith shop - Mr W.Wilson.
Lot 3 -  High st,  Mrs Hill's residence, and stables,  - Mr W.Wilson.
Lot 4 - High st Shops Messrs Staples and Shott  -  Mr A. Appleby.
Lot 5 -  High st   shop and dwelling house Mr M.Kelly,  -  Mr T.M.HASSAL
Lot 6 - unoccupied -  Mr P. Cunningham
Lot 7 -  55ft frontage -  Mr P. Cunningham.
Lot 8 - quarter acre section Chester st,  - Mr Widdowford.
Lot 9 - quarter acre section,  - Mr George Hart.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
24 March 2012
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