1881  - December -  BMD -     from the  Christchurch  PRESS     newspaper

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Friday  2 December 1881

Birth  -  008
WAKEFIELD  -  on 30 November  at Timaru to wife of Edward Wakefield  -  a daughter


Saturday  3 December  1881
Birth  -  013
MORLING  -  29 November  at Compton Villa,  Stanmore,  to wife of late J. Morling - a son.

Marriages  -  013
HENDERSON  -  MASSEY  -  
24 November at Dunedin ----  Alexander Henderson,  son of Theodore Henderson Esq. of Aberdeenshire,  Scotland  to  Jessie Anne Massey 
daughter of late C.B.Massey,  Esq. of Chester,  England.

RULE  -  BIRDLING  -  
24 November  at ----  James Gorthorn,  eldest son of  late James Rule  V.S.   to  Emma Jane,  only daughter of Wm Birdling  of Duvauchelle's Bay.  Akaroa.

Death  -  013
HOWARD  -  2nd December  at ---  Mary Ann   2nd daughter of Patrick and Ellen Howard  aged 17 years 3 months.


Tuesday  6 December  1881
Death  -  032
COWPER  -  at Waikari,  on 3rd December  John Cowper  aged 41 years --------


Thursday  8 December  1881

Funeral Notices  -  045
BARNES  -  Anne  wife of Thomas  ------  for the English Cemetery,  Papanui.

Deaths  -  048
BLACKWELL  -  6 December at Kaiapoi,  Herbert Kelynge,  youngest son of G.H.  and M. Blackwell,  aged 4 and half months.
BARNES  -  7 December at Papanui,  Anne  wife of Thomas Barnes  aged 62 ------


Friday  9 December  1881
Funeal Notices  -  052
BARNES  -   as above ---

Birth  -  053
OLIVER  -  4 December  at ---  to wife of James H.L. Oliver  - a daughter.
HAMILTON  -  7 December at ---  Edward,  infant son of Michael and Esther Hamilton,  aged 6 months.


Saturday  10 December  1881

Funeral Notice  -  058
EYES  -  Fredk  leave res. of Mr ECKERSLEY,  Kaiapoi,  ----

Births  -  059
GORDON  -  6 December at Cronyhorn,  Holly road,  St Albans  to wife of Thomas Gordon  -  a son.
SHAVE  -  8 December at Berwick House,  Cashel street,  East   to wife of W. Shave - a daughter


Monday  12 December  1881
Births  -  063
LITTLE  -  at her res.  hewitt's road,  on 7th  to wife of James Little  -  a son.
O'REILLY  -  at Brefni,  Wakanui  on the 7th  to wife of Francis Phillip O'Reilly  - a daughter


Tuesday  13 December  1881
Birth  -  069
WESTENRA  -  9 December at Camla  to wife of Warner Westenra - a daughter

Marriage  -  069
MICKLE  -  ESMOND 
6 December at Northcote, Papanui by ------- Adam Frederick John Mickle,  M.D.  3rd son of Dr Mickle,  Ripon, Yorkshire,  to 
Abigail Meredith Esmond,  3rd daughter of Thomas Esmond Esq.  late of Montrose,  Scotland.

Funeral Notices  -  068
CAMPBELL  -  John Richard  son of Mrs Campbell  -------
KERR  -  Loyal Phillipstown Lodge -    late Bro T. Kerr
KERR  -  Thomas  Creek road,  Phillipstown,  ---for the English Cemetery,  Christchurch.


Wednesday 14 December  1881
Births  -  076
PANKHURST  -  8th december at Addington,  to wife of Mr D. Pankhurst - a daughter.
BRADDELL  -  12 December  at Ashburton,  to wife of Charles Braddell  - a daughter
MACFARLANE  -  2 December to wife of J.D. Macfarlane  -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  076
DONALDSON  -  HOOPER  -  on 7 December at  res ----- Dunedin,  by ----  Alex Donaldson,  station master,  Temuka,  to  Eleanor Harriet Wilson  3rd                             daughter of Wm Hooper Esq.

Funeral Notice  -  075
MUFF  -  Isaac  -------


Thursday 15 December  1881
Birth  -  084
PENNY  -  13 December,  Tuam Street West,  to wife of James D. Penny  - a daughter.

Funeral Notice -  083
CHILTON  -  Alice Jane,  daughter of  Thomas Chilton  of Eyreton,  for the new Cemetery,  Eyreton. -----


Friday 16 December  1881
Funeral Notice  -  091
CHILTON  -   as above ---

Death  -  096
CHILTON  -  on 14 December,  Alice Jane,  bel. daughter of Thomas and Jane Chilton,  Eyreton,  aged 19 years.


Monday  19 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  105
BROOKER  -  James Jenner,  son of Malvern J. Brooker -------
MYHILL -  Ann   ------  for the Addington Cemetery ----

Marriage  -  109
ROLLESTON  -  DREWITT  - on 26 October  at the Parish Church,  Burnham,  England,  by -----  Arthur Hampden Villett,  3rd son of the late George                                         Rolleston Esq. of Pan Manor,  Isle of Wight   to   Alice,  3rd daughter of Robert Dawtrey Drewitt Esq.  of Peppering,  Arundel.


Tuesday  20 December  1881
Birth  -  114
GLASSON  -  17 December at ---  to wife of Arthur E. Glasson - a son.

Deaths  -  114
CORRICK  -  19 December  Albert Sydney Austin Corrick,  infant son of A.and S. Corrick,  aged 6mths.
SHAW  -  18 December at Pound Road,  Rangiora,  Ann  wife of Joseph Shaw,  aged 65 years.


Wednesday  21 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  115
WYLIE  -  John   leave Cave Rock Hotel  this day -------   for the English Cemetery.  

Death  -  117
GILBERT -  19 December  at ----  Hannibal John Aldred,  only child of Rev. H.J.C.Gilbert  aged 7mths.


Thursday  22 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  123
FREEMAN  -  Sister Mary  -  Pioneer of Addington Lodge  No 9.   ----  to the ScotchCemetery,  Addington.


Friday  23 December 1881
Deaths  -  129
BRUCE  -  at Halkirk, Caithnessshire, Scotland  on the 6th inst.  Wm Bruce,  late of Scotscalder,  aged 81 years .  New Zealand papers please copy.
BRUCE  -  Jessie,  at Weedons  on 21 December ,  youngest daughter of John and Mary Bruce,  aged 17mths.


Saturday  24 December  1881
Birth  -  136
RENNIE  -  21 December  at Woolston,  to wife of J.M.Rennie  -  a son.

Death  -  136
COOPER  -  23 December  at Church Square, Addington,  Herbert George Cooper,  aged 4 years and 9 months.

Funeral Notices  -  135
HALPIN  - Cornelius  -------  for the Catholic Cemetery. -----


Monday  26 December  1881

Marriage  147
PERYMAN  -  ZWEIBRUCK  -  
14 December  at Weslyan Church,  Tai-Tapu  by -----  Henry Edward,  eldest son of Mr H.W.Peryman,  Lavington Farm,  Tai-Tapu 
                    to  Catherine Mary Zweibruck.


Tuesday 27 December  1881
Deaths  -  156
HUSTLER  -  25 December  at Morton's Hotel,  ----Richard Hustler Esq. of Acklam Hall,  Middlesborough-on-Tees,  England,  aged 57.
LEWIS  -  24 December  at the Pier Hotel,  Kaiapoi,  George Lewis,  aged 68.


Friday  28 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  161
EVERETT  - Rhoda,  wife of Mr James  Everett  --- for the Heathcote Cemetery.

Birth  -  163
TAYLOR  -  26 December  at Ohoka  to wife of Mr W. Taylor,  blacksmith,  a daughter

Marriage  -  163
REECE  -  PURDIE  -  on 26 December at ----   Henry Fear Reece,  of Mont Serrat  to  Annie Purdie  of Christchurch.

Death  -  163
HASTINGS  -  26 December at ---  Harriet,  bel. daughter of Albert Hastings,  aged 6mths.


Saturday 29 December  1881

Funeral Notices  -  171
McWILLIAM  -  John  -----for the Addington Cemetery ----
HUSTLER  -  Richard  ----  

Births  -  172
DENHAM  -  24 December  at Avonside  to wife of Edward Denham  -  a son.
NEIGHBOURS  -  25 December  at ----  to wife of Wm neighbours  -  a son.

Marriage  172
AUGARDE  -  YOUNG  -  at ----  Percy Augarde  to  Dorothy Debora Young.  Nelson and Blenheim papers please copy.

Death - 172
SOUTER  -  28 December ---James,  3rd son of Mr Jann Souter,  Bingsland  aged 35


Monday  30 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  175
SOUTER  -  James -------
MELLISH  -  ---  for Riccarton Church.
BRIDGET  -  William,   son of William  --- for the Weslyan Cemetery,  Rangiora.
SCHULTZE  -  Mrs A.  ----  German Society Concordia  ---------

Deaths  -  176
MELLISH  -  on 29th  George L. Mellish,  Resident Magistrate of Christchurch,  aged 47 years
BRIDGET  -  28 December  at Rangiora,   bel son of William Bridget  aged 5mths.

Marriage  181
MEADOWCROFT  -  GAHAGAN  -  26 December at ----Herbert Meadowcroft  of Rochdale,  England  to  Alice Gahagan  of Christchurch.

Deaths  181
FISHER  -  29 December  at Angus street ---Mary  bel. wife of W.B.Fisher,  aged 26 years  New Plymouth and Wellington papers please copy.
JACKSON  -  30 December  at  --Lyttelton,  Mr George Jackson,  aged 76 years


Tuesday  31 December  1881
Funeral Notices  -  180
MELLISH  -   a s above ----
JACKSON  -  George  ---  Lyttelton ---
McHAFFIE  ----   for the Addington Cemetery ----
FISHER  -   late wife of W.B.Fisher -----   
German Society Concordia  ---  SCHULTZE     -------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
3 May 2008

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