Christchurch  Press  -   1881  August  -  BMD

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Tuesday  2 August  1881
Birth  -  005
BELL  -  1 August  ----  to wife of John Bell of Amberley,  a son.

Death  -  005
ALLEN  -  31 July  at his res.  Kilmore Street,  Robert Joseph Allen,  aged 36 years
MUDD  -  31 July  at res. of his brother,  Opawa,  William,  son of late William Mudd,  Curator of Cambridge Botanical Gardens, England,  aged 21


Wednesday  3 August  1881
Birth  -  009
FLORANCE  -  2 August  ---- to wife of Augustus Florance  -  a son.


Thursday  4 August  1881

Marriage  001
HARRINTON  -  ALPERS  -  27 July  at -- Napier, ---  Ernest  Joseph,  2nd son of William  to  Jutta Emilie,  only daughter of Mr T.S.Alpers,  Norsewood.

Death  -  001
WALLACE  -  3 August  at Sydenham,  Miss Elizabeth Wallace,  aged 21 years


Saturday  6 August  1881
Marriage  014
CHRISTIAN  -  SCOTT  -    at Presbyterian Church, Sefton, -----  on 27 July  Enos Christian  of Amberley   to   Elizabeth Jane Scott,  of Sefton.


Monday 8 August  1881
Deaths  -  021
HORN    -  6 August  -----   John Horn,   aged 33
GUY  -  7 August ----  infant son of F.A. Guy  aged 6mths.

Funeral Notices -  018
HORN  -  ---leave his res. cnr North Street,  and North Town Belt  ----  for the English Cemetery -----


Tuesday  9 August  1881
Births  -  026
ALEXANDER  -  7 inst.  ---at Kaiapoi,    to  Mrs R.J.Alexander,  a daughter
McCOLL  -  7 August  ---   to wife of William McColl  -  a son.
BLOXAM  -  7 August  ----    to wife of A.R.Bloxam  -  a son.
WILLIAMS  -  7 August  at Avonside,    to wife of John Williams,  Tiraumea,  Wairarapa E.  a son.

Marriage  -  026
FERGUSSON  -  O'GRADY  -   on 4 August  at Catholic Church,  Rangiora,  --- John Hawkins Fergusson,  of Ashley,  to  Lilly Helen  eld. dau. of James                                  sergeant of police, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Funeral Notice  -  025
HORN  -  Loyal City of Christchurch Lodge ----  to the English Cemetery ------


Wednesday 10 August 1881
Birth  -  036
GRAHAM  -  8 August  ----  to wife of Thomas --- a daughter

Marriage  -  036
ROBERTSON  -  RUDD  -   10 August,  at Avonside Church ----  Thomas D. Robertson  to  Jane Rudd   --   dau. of W. Rudd,  Avonside ----

Funeral Notice  -  030
BENSON  -  Sarah,  ------  Catholic Cemetery -------


Thursday 11 August  1881
Birth  -  036
GRAHAM  -  8 August  ----to wife of late Thomas Graham  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  036
ROBERTSON  -  RUDD  -      10 August  at Avonside Church ----  Thomas D. Robertson  to  Jane Rudd, ---  of W. Rudd,  Avonside,  Christchurch.

Funeral Notice  -  035
BISMAN  -  Charles  H.  --------


Friday 12 August  1881
Marriage  -  046
MARR  -  ANDERSON  - on 2 August  at Halkett at ---  Mr John Marr  of Halkett  to  Ellen Anderson,  dau. of Mr John Anderson  late of Halkett, 
                        at present of Mataura,  Southland.

Death  -  046
CLARKE  -  Edward  ------ age 39  -------


Saturday  13 August 1881
Birth  -  053
CALDER  -  on 12 August  ---  to wife of James Calder  -  a son.

Funeral Notices  -  048
CLARKE  -  Edward  ------
CLARKE  -  Loyal Volunteer Lodge ---- 


Monday  15 August  1881
Births  -  058
KERR  -  at Ohoka  on 11 August  to wife of James Kerr  -  a son
MATHIAS  -  12 August  at Balcairn,  to wife of V.W. Mathias  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  058
DELAMAIN    -  at Abberley --- on 14 August  Phoebe Mary    wife of F.W. Delamain  Esq.
GRIGG    -  at Longbeach  on 11 August,  Mary Emmeline,  daughter of John and  Martha Grigg
IVERACH    -  10 August  at Mount Grey Downs,  Isabella,  bel wife of William,  aged 48 years


Tuesday  16 August  1881
Birth  -  062
BASSETT  -  on 15 August  ---  Mrs T. Bassett  - a daughter


Wednesday  17 August  1881
Deaths  -  064
HOGG  -  13 August  at Sandridge,  George,  youngest son of Walter and Jane Hogg.
LINDLEY  -  12 August   at Russells Flat,  Malvern,  Louisa,  bel. wife of J.D. Lindley,    Hobart papers please copy.
SMITH  -  16 August   ---May,  youngest dau. of Elizabeth and W. L. Smith,  aged 11mths


Saturday 20 August  1881
Births -  085
APPLEBY  -  18 August  at Cranmer Square,  to Mrs Arthur Appleby - a son.
McINTYRE  -  19 August  --  to wife of George McIntyre, Esq  .-   a daughter


Monday  22 August  1881
Birth  -  093
RULE  -  14 inst.  at Prebbleton  to wife of T.G.Rule  V.S.  -  a son.

Funeral Notice   -  092
COOK  -  Mr Harmann  -----     for the Catholic Cemetery


Wednesday  24 August  1881
Births  -  107
BLUNDEN  -  on 20th inst.  at The Downs,  to wife of Reginald Blunden  - a son.
DONALDSON  -  22nd inst.  at Gasworks  road, Sydenham,  to wife of Mr G. Donaldson  of Cust, -   a son.


Thursday  25 August  1881
Births  -  115
PURDIE  -  22nd August  to Mrs Henry Purdie - a son.
OVERTON  -  19 August  ---to wife of C. Overton  -  a son.

Death  -  115
ARCHER  -  on 22 August  at Southbrook,  John George,  beloved son of Harry &  Ellen Maria Archer  -  aged 3 years

Funeral Notice  -  114
ARCHER  -  Mr and Mrs H. Archer   --- funeral of late son  John George  ----  for Church of England Cemetery, Rangiora ------


Friday 26 August  1881
Marriage  -  119
PEAT  -  MORTON  -  on 5 August  at Wanganui ---  Willis Harcourt Peat  to  Jessie Harriet Morton,  of Christchurch


Saturday  27 August  1881
Marriages  -  123
CROWE - McJORROW  -  on 25 August  at --  Walter, 3rd son  of Mr Thomas Crowe,  Oxford,    to    Sarah, 2nd dau. of Mr John McJorrow,  Carlton.
FRANCIS - CROSBIE  -  25 August -----  Alfred Allan, son of late John Perry Gunn Francis  of Prebbleton    to   Agnes Weatherspoon, 
                                eld. dau. of late Andrew Crosbie, of Dumfries, Scotland.

Death  -  123
LAWRENCE  -  25 August  at Ravensworth,  Leeston,  Lucy Gwynne,  aged 1 year.


Monday 29 August  1881
Birth  -  130
PARKER  -  on 27 August  to wife of A.S.Parker -  a daughter

Death  -  130
STRANGMAN  -  on 28 August  of paralysis  John,  2nd son of late John Strangman  Esq. of Summerland House,  County Waterford, Ireland,  aged 72.


Tuesday  30 Augst  1881

Birth  -  135
CRAWFORD  -  29 August  ---to wife of John Crawford - a daughter

Marriage  -  135
LATTER  -  LeCLERC  -   on 23 August  at Akaroa, --  Robert, son of E.C.Latter Edq of Barry's Bay   to  Mary Abb,  dau. of J.A. Le Clerc  Esq.
                    late of Bushfield Park,  Victoria,  and grandaughter of Charles Le Clerc, Esq. of Bushfield House,  County Kildare,  Ireland.

Deaths  -  135
SHEATH  -  on 29 August  at Cranmer Square,  John Baptist,  aged 33 years  2nd son of Isaac B.Sheath.
SWAINE  -  29 August  Alfred Charles,  son of S. and J. Swaine,  aged 5 years.  Dublin papers please copy.

Funeral Notices  -  134
CAMPBELL  -  ---leave St Pauls Church  for the Addington Cemetery
STEWART  -  James  -----   for the Kaiapoi Cemetery

Canterbury Masonic Lodge  -  Bro Dr Donald Campbell  to the Scotch Cemetery
North Canterbury District I.O.O.F.   -  Bro Dr Dr D. Campbell


Wednesday  31 August  1881
Birth  -  145
GODWIN - AUSTEN  -   on 29 August  at Sheffield,  to wife of E.C. Goodwin-Austen   -  a daughter
WILSON  -  on 30 August  at Cashmere,  to wife of A. Cracroft Wilson  -  a daughter

Death  -  145   at
McBETH   -   at Springbanl,  Heathcote,  on 30th  Malcolm,  youngest (twin) son of W.N.Macbeth.

Funeral Notices  -  144
CAMPBELL  -  ---leave St Pauls Church  for the Addington Cemetery
STEWART  -  James  -----   for the Kaiapoi Cemetery
STEWART  -  James

Canterbury Masonic Lodge  -   Bro Dr Donald Campbell  to the Scotch Cemetery
North Canterbury District I.O.O.F.   -  Bro Dr Dr D. Campbell
Court Star of Canterbury  -    Bro Dr Donald Campbell  to the Scotch Cemetery

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Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
26 February  2008

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