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Monday 2 September 1878
Dissolved Partnership - 001
A.St. G. HAMMERSLEY  &  Miles J. KNUBLEY,  Timaru,  ------
William REESE  &  James DRU
MMOND, wheelwrights and blacksmith, of Waikari ----

Bankruptcy -  003
SUTCH - Lawrence,  of Lyttelton, a labourer ---
KESTEVEN - Leighton,  of Ashburton ----

Waimate - 004
PARKER -  H.R. and J.E. selling 9000 acres,   subdivided and improved,  homestead, plantation gardens   --  lots more ----

Sections for Sale -  005
RICHMOND - township, County Selwyn, Bealey's Road,  the Kowai water race comes to the end of this section there are 9 roads --- 80 quarter acre sections. 
                        leads to Oxford Bush  about 3 miles from Hornden Junction and 4 miles from Greendale.


Tuesday 3 September 1878
Inquest - 007
MAYZE - Clara Eliza,  died at Lyttelton  from burns ---- inquest will be held this afternoon ----

Oamaru Railway accident  - 008
BAIRD -   a subscription for the widow and family of railway guard Baird killed at Ngapara  ------

Crown Hotel Temuka -  011
GUNNELL - T.W. has purchased the above hotel -----



Wednesday 4 September 1878

Dissolution of Partnerships  - 012
William SAUNDERS  & James HENDERSON,   -----
Thos. TAYLOR  and William Thomas LILL,    bakers and confectioners, at Ashburton, 

Mitre Hotel  Lyttelton  -  010
BRIEN - H.W. late of Vincent and Co, informs the public he has taken the above Hotel ---  lots more ----

Accident  near Ashley  -  014
IVERACH - James,  an apprentice of Mr Jas Banks, fell upon some boulders,  --broke his leg -----

Found Dead -  015
BUTLER -   a man was found lying on the road opposite Mr Gardiner's gate at Irwell----  riding home to Springston ----an inquest will be held this afternoon.

Inquest -  016
WHITTLE - an infant aged about 1mth died in the train on Monday  being brought in by the mother Mrs Bridge Whittle from South Rakaia  for medical treatment,
                    an inquest will be held at 2 o'clock this afternoon.

Inquests  -  017
MAYZE - Clara Eliza,   Wm. Mayze father of the child,  aged 3----  more --
CONNOLLY - Arthur,  drowned by the wreck of barque Melrose,  --- entered his name on the ships articles as Arthur WATERS  real name said to be Connolly  -------

Dissolution of Partnership -  019
Miss BRIDGMAN  and Miss HACON  dissolved on 23 August --- Miss Hacon will receive her pupils on Monday 16 Sept. -----    Timaru ---


Tinwald -  020
20 sections for sale in the rising township of Tinwald  --- more ---  hard to read ----

Prebbleton - property for sale - 022
TOSSWILL - John Norris,  10 acres of land, part RS 2031 fronting Halswell Junction rd and adjoining properties of
                                Messrs Chapman, Campion, Smith, W.Prebble, and Hon. Robinson.

Hororata - Property for Sale - 023
MAFFEY - Mr R.  to sell 157 and half acres, freehold land 4 miles of Coalgate  also 200 acres  leasehold land  ------

Merivale -  024
MOORE -  A. Esq.  has bought a property on the Dean's estate ----sell  at Merivale, 1 acre of ground  dwelling house ---  lots more ---

Weedon -  025
VOICE - Mr James, sell 40 and half acres of land  RS 13598 at Weedon, opposite the school adjoining McLellan's farm -----

Ashley District  -  026
MILTON - Captain,  to sell valuable station properties,  known as Okuku, Lilburne and Birch Hill runs,  65,000 acres of pastoral country 
                        2005 acres freehold land  and 20,000 merino sheep ----

Windmill Road -  027
SUTCLIFFE - Mr John  to sell  2 freehold plots with house on each   -----  more ---


Thursday 5 September 1878
Missing Friends -  029
SKILLEN - David, Tom, Willie or Ned,  write to Victoria Hotel, news of a legacy ----

Dissolution of Partnership -  030
TAYLOR Thomas  and William Thomas LILL,  bakers and confectioners at Ashburton.

Inquest -  Dunedin -  034
CHRISTIE - George, of Outram, West Taieri,  coach prop.  -----

Bankruptcy  - 035
HARTLEY  -  William Henry, of Prebbleton,  labourer ------
BATCHELOR - Henry,  of Glentui, sawmiller ---
HAWES -  Charles Bramble,  -----

Property "The Grays"  -  036
WILSON - William, on Riccarton rd,  subdivided into 27 sections ---- house contains 15 rooms ----   lots more ---


Friday 6  September 1878
Peel Forest Estate -  been sold by private treaty - 039
TIPPING -  Mr, bought Cust property of 580 acres,  fetched the sum of 4451 pounds 11 shillings and 3 pence.

Inquest - 040  
BUTLER - man found dead on Tuesday at Irwell,  thrown from his horse -----

Land Transfer Notices - 042
DONNELL - John,  1 rood 3 perches,  lot 37 part rural section 72 Christchurch district,  occupied by applicant.
ROOK - Henry,  1 rood, 39 perches, lot 37 part n 187 part rural section 49-- Ashburton district,
occupied by applicant.
BLAKISTON - Charles Henry, 42 acres, 30 perches, part R.S. 101 Christchurch district, 
occupied by applicant.

Partnership Notice - 043
SAUNDERS - William  & James HENDERSON,   general merchants, 


Monday 9  September 1878
Timaru -  Obituary - 047
SHRIMPTON - Mr Ingram,   connection  with Canterbury dates since 1850 when the plant of the Lyttelton Times was sent out in charge of his son.
                            Mr John Ingram Shrimpton, his nephew Mr Geo. Tayler and others.  arrived Lyttelton, 16 December 1850 and on 11 January the first
                            number was published.  The son and nephew managed the paper until October 1853 when Mr Shrimpton arrived in the John Taylor and
                            conducted the paper until  the end of 1857, He then sold to Messrs Crosby Ward and C.C.Bowen.  -----   went to North Canterbury and
                            became a farmer.  --- sold and went to Timaru  owned a station near Hunter's Hill  --- founded 1st paper in Timaru ----  aged 65

Waikuku  Wool Scouring Works for Auction   - 048
BAILEY - Mr J.W.    60 acres of leasehold land, part R.S. 437, 1213, 1235, 3213, 3249,4564, 4699, 5506,  and 10832 with dwelling house and garden. 
                    also water mill patent wool-washing machines, wool press, crates,   ------  more  -----

Courtenay - Clearing sale -  049
TOSSWILL -   W.B.  at the Homestead, 1 and half miles from the railway station  ----  list of goods.


Tuesday 10 September 1878
Missing Friends - 051
MOFFATT - Thomas Taylor, who left Frankton,   Lake Wakitipu about 1872 -------

St Martins - Opawa -  056
GRAHAM - Mr S.  to receive tenders for res. opp. Miss Skillicorn, at base of hills, overlooking Heathcote River --  more ----
                        Lot 1- 5 acres, with house of 8 rooms etc  and garden,  Lot 2 - 8 and half acres  with brick house  of 3 rooms ----


Wednesday 11 September 1878

Missing Friends - 058
MOFFATT - Thomas Taylor, who left Frankton, Lake Wakitipu about 1872 -------

Bankruptcy - 059
NANKERVIS - Thomas Oats,  of Hereford st, Christchurch,   -----
HOWARD - Charles Caleb, of Templeton, schoolmaster ----
WILSON - Richard, of Sheffield, storekeeper ----

Patea District -  Lease -  061
Messrs BROADBENT  & LIGGS,  dissolving partnership  to lease 1000 acres, 1 mile from Hawera  ------

Chertsey -  062
MURPHY - Mr Patrick,  for sale an extension of township of Chertsey  excellent frontage to 2 Government roads, Beach rd and Wakanui rd. ----  more  ----


Thursday 12 September 1878

Bankruptcy - 063
HENRY - John George,  Christchurch manufacturing Stationer -----
WILLIS - William Welborn, of Sydenham, a baker. ----
KESTEVEN - Leighton, of Ashburton, Medical Practitioner ----
ADAMS - William, -----
PARKER - W.R. ---- 
DAY - Robert,  of Whitecliffs,  Limeburner -----
VERNAZANI -  Saverio,    deceased,  intestate -----  & 076

For Sale - 064
Township of RICHMOND  close to Greendale  and Hornden Junction ------

Inquest -  066
WALLACE - Mrs (Mdlle Annereau, a member of the Hayes and Behamo Circus troupe)   --- lockjaw cause of death -----

Inquest - 068
DAY - Miss,  found drowned in the bay  -----

Tai - Tapu - for sale - 069
JUDGE  -  Mr Joseph, 25 dairy cows, 30 Steers, 25 yearlings, 60 pigs.

Land for Sale - 070
KING - Messrs Geo. and Co.  land on Shirley's rd,  10 acres,    a running stream on one boundary -----

Land for sale -  071
New township of DARNLEY,  on direct line of Amberley and Brunnerton railway  rural sections no 2730 and 2731
                         situated on the Great North rd, on the bank of the river Waipara 

Land for sale -  072
Township of CREWE ,  29 allotments ----  each 10 or 20 perches.

Merivale House and Grounds  - 073
LANE - W.H.  on Papanui rd,  15 acres, 28 perches -- house has 21 rooms   also cottage of 5 rooms ---- lots more ---

Cranmer Square - 074
For Sale - Houses fronting on to Cranmer Square
Lot 1 - Town Section 339, quarter acre land  frontage on Armagh st west  and Cranmer Square and house ----  lease 24 years
Lot 2 - part town section 341, 13 one third perches frontage Cramner square and Montreal st,  has house  -----
Lot 3 - part town section 341  13 and half perches  ---- Cranmer square 7 Montreal st. ---- dwelling house
Lot 4 -
part town section 341  13 and half perches  ---- cnr Montreal st and Armagh st west, cottage 4 rooms
Lot 5 -Town section 338 Gloucester st west,  lease 30 years


Friday 13 September 1878

Property Sales - 078
Opawa - 3 acres of land    60 pounds each
Merivale House  -  Mr P. CUNNINGHAM the purchaser  7000 pounds
Southbridge farm  for 95 acres  for 2375 pounds
Jacksons rd, Lyttelton,  property of Mr Jenkins  sold 2 pounds per foot ---
Oamaru - 100 acre farm  of Mr Clarke,  15 pounds an acre
Ashburton town sections for  63 pounds each.
Waterton township sections sold for 15 to 22 pounds each

Port Levy - 079
GOODWIN - Mr E.  a farmer,   of Pigeon Bay ------  died  ----


Saturday 14  September 1878

Township of Crewe, Addington - 082
Valuable section 58. double frontage on Smith and Pope sts.

Ashburton - 083
DUDSON - Mr Thomas,  
section 448, in Burnett st,   close Shearman's Hotel.
section 445, Burnett st,   5 roomed house ---
section 644 cnr section  frontages Burnett 7 Winter st.  2 roomed cottage ----

Sheffield - Property for sale -  084
Temperance Hotel & Boarding House  -- no license ---  2 acres --- 


Monday 16 September 1878
Bankruptcy - 085
BRADING - Barnabas James,  of Christchurch, a carpenter ---
SQUIRE - George, of Cashel st,  labourer ----
THOMPSON - Charles,  of Kaiapoi,  hairdresser ----

Southbridge -  Public Auction -  088
DUDLEY - C.Thornton ---   127 acres,  one mile from township --- 


Tuesday 17 September 1878

Girl Missing -  092
DORAN - dau. of Mr A.W. Doran,  aged 18  height 5 feet, stout build, fair hair, blue eyes, nice looking.

Death at Timaru -  093
HART - George,  died suddenly at the Timaru Hotel on Sunday -----

Auction - Arbour st, Ferry rd,  - 095
Wilson's Nursery -  3 valuable building sections, fronting Barbour st and Lower High st. ------


Wednesday 18 September 1878
Presentation in Ashley Bank Schoolroom  -  096
HAUGHTON - Mr C.S.  -----  lots more  -----

Bankruptcy -  098
BARRETT - Joseph Thomas,  of Sydenham, storekeeper. ---
WALKER - Alfred,  of Christchurch, bootmaker ---
WILSON - Richard,  of Sheffield, storekeeper ---
WILLES - Mr W.W.  -----

Tai-Tapu -  100
HERRICK - Mr J.J.  is retiring from storekeeping business   to sell by auction whole stock in trade ----

Prebbleton -  101
LADBROOK -  50 sections for sale  in township of Ladbrook ----

Land Transfer Notices  -  102
McPHAIL - Alexander - 100 acres rural sections 9452 and 14212, Ellesmere district ---occupied by applicant
JOHNSON - Edward,  1 rood 30 perches, part rural section 72  Christchurch -- occ. by William  Henry Piggott
BECKS - George, 1 rood, 21 perches, part rural section 72 Christchurch unoccupied.
FARRANT - Robert,  1 rood 30 perches, part rural section 72
Christchurch unoccupied.  ----
RUDDY - William,  1 rood, 17 perches, part rural section 72 occ. Joseph Pearson---
SEWELL - Henry,  1 rood, and 1 rood 5 perches, section 72 occ. by John Henry Smith and Alexander Birnie

Inquest  - Fatal Accident  -  103
QUINN - Thomas,  employed by Messrs Gould and Cameron,  Springfield Station, Upper Ashburton--- lots more ----

Auction -  Watford -  104
82 quarter acre sections  for sale at township of Watford, West Oxford  -----  


Thursday 19 September 1878
Missing Girl - 105
DORAN -   daughter was reported missing, -- gone to a hotel some distance away and engaged herself as a servant ------

Accident  -  108
  
PATTON - Robert Stewart,  ---

Land sale in Waimate - 109

STUDHOLME - Mr M. 1000 acres   average price was 19 pounds per acre.


Friday 20 September 1878
Inquest -  111
EDWARDS - T. ---   accidental death ----  

Auckland - 112
FRENCH - a young man aged about 17,  was drowned in a pond at Cabbage Tree Swamp ----  

Partnership - 114
Edward DOBSON & Arthur Dudley Dobson,  entered into partnership as civil engineers ----
Peter Ludwig Neilsen, Johan Puschel and C.Puschel  dissolved partnership ----

Missing Friends - 115
SHATTOCK - Maria, late of Taunton, England who sailed for Australia in the ship Sea Lark, about May 1855  ---
                             Wm Waterman, Benlah Villa, Taunton, England, looking for her  ----


Saturday 21 September 1878
South Amberley - 116
19 Town sections,  on the Great North rd, South Amberley,

Ashley district  - Freehold Land -  117
MILTON - Captain,  station property known as Okuku, Lilburne and Birch Hill Runs.  65,200 acres,  and 25,000 merino sheep. ---  more ---

Southbridge Junction -  119
CLARKSON -   370 acres,    freehold farm for sale  near township of Epsom ------

Near Latimer square -  clearing sale - 121
HOBBS -  late Mr   lot 1 house occupied by Mr Neville Barnett lot 3 and lot 4  frontage to Armagh st, --- lots more ----

Colombo st South -  122
OAKLEY -   to sell section fronting Evans rd,  opp. show grounds,  3 room cottage ----   10 min walk from railway --- more ---

Brookside Smithy - 124
ROBB -  Mr John  occupies the Brookside smithy and house  is for sale ----- apply Mr John Metcalfe ----


Monday 23 September 1878
Timaru - 126
BRAY - Richard,     Mrs Bray taken to hospital ----  more ---

Papanui rd - 127
MATSONS - 6 of the best sections for sale  known as Matsons  ----- more ----


Tuesday 24 September 1878
Fatal Accident  -  135
SHARPLIN - Thomas,  son of Thomas Sharplin, sen, bushman, East Oxford,   aged about 30  -----


Wednesday 25 September 1878
Island Bay,  Banks Peninsula -  136
lot 1 -  863 acres for sale ---- house of 6 rooms ---   
Lot 2 - 1150 acres,  large sea frontage ---   more ----

Hororata - to Let - 138
CRANSTON - Mr J.D.  to let for 10 yrs, 1058 acres  ------


Thursday 26 September 1878
Missing Friends - 140
GRAHAM - Thomas, West Linton, Scotland,  was to have sailed Zealandia 1860-61  or
SMAILLIE  -  Mr,  West Linton  write to Elizabeth Conan ---
DAVIS - Robert,  Moneystown, County Wicklow, Ireland ---  brother P.J.Davis,  HM Customs, Sydney


Friday 27 September 1878
Missing Friends -  145
SHATTOCK - Maria, late of
DAVIS -
Robert,  Moneystown, County Wicklow, Ireland ---  brother P.J.Davis,  HM Customs, Sydney

Bankruptcy - 146
CLARKSON - David King, of Christchurch,  bootmaker ----
BARRETT - Joseph Thomas,  of Sydenham,  storekeeper.
TRIPHOOK - Thomas Dawson,   ------
DAVIES - Selwyn,   -----

Funeral - 148
JACKSON - Rev. Robert Simeon,  --came to NZ age 13 with his father mr Alexander Sherwood Jackson in the Duke of Portland ------ 
                       on leaving school lived at his father's station Easdale Nook in the Malvern district ---  ordained deacon in 1865,
                       priest in 1866 incumbent  at Templeton and Prebbleton --  joined the Melanesian mission in 1870  --- 
                       returned to Canterbury at  end of 1874  -----    more ----

Leithfield Hotel - 150
For sale all the stabling at the Royal Hotel, Leithfield, -----

Inquest - Oxford -  147
SHARPLIN -  Thomas, ---   he was 32, a bushman, ----  long column ----


Saturday 28 September 1878
Decanter Bay -  151
ASHWIN - Mr M.R.  sell whole of his freehold stock, sawmills etc.  500 acres,  house of 7 rooms, ---  4 cottages for working men ---- more ----

Bankruptcy - 152
JOHNSON - John,  of Whately rd, Christchurch, bootmaker ---
SMITH - Matthew,  of Ashburton,  a builder ---
BLYTH - James,  of Prebbleton ----
UDEN - Harm, Christchurch, a builder ---
DAVIES - Selwyn,   ------

Hororata -  155
CRANSTON  -  to let,  1058 acres,  for 10 years ---  near Mr Cordy's house ---  

Missing Friends -  156
FORREST - Ann,  late Winton,  Southland   send  address to William Forrest, Winton.

Public Auction - 158
GREENSTREET -  1440 acres,  known as "Ringwood"   on main rd from Ashburton to Alford Forest ---  more ----

Irwell -  161
MADDISON - Mr John,  sell by auction,  Post Office, store, house and bakery  ----  more ----


Lease of the "Rink"  -  162
MILLETT - Mr E.W. returning to England,
Lot 1 - lease of Gloucester st section,  19 years to run  -  livery business ----
Lot 2 - lease of the stables in the Market place and 4 roomed cottage  -----  
Lot 3 - goodwill and plant of the papanui Line of buses
Lot 4 - goodwill, plant etc, of the Avonside line of coaches.
----  lots more ----

Freehold Property for sale - 163
PARR - Messrs W. and J.  on Sandyford st,  Colombo st south 1 rood of land and 3 cottages  ----  

Section for sale -  164
PROUSE - Mr W.R.  leaving for England ---   section on cnr of Going rd and Peacock st, Sydenham,  with house  -----

Berwick Estate -  165
STACE - Mr John,  estate ---  in Christchurch east ------

Township of Watford -  West Oxford - 166
82 quarter acre sections ----  for sale ----

Oxford -  Land for sale -  167
WRATT - Mr G. going to the North island -----   87 acres 1 mile from Oxford railway station ------


Monday 30 September 1878
Bankruptcy - 168
BARTLETT - William,  of Ashburton,    a farmer -----
JOHNSTONE -  George, of Ashburton,  blacksmith ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 March 2012
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