1881  - November     -  Christchurch Press  -   Snippets  -  

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Tuesday 1 November  1881
Oxford  -   Accidents  -  053
JONES  -   at View Hill School --- Nelly Jones in jumping broke her forearm ----
MARDEN  -  Mr William  driving a dray ---   


Thursday  3 November  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  001 & 003
GLEW  -  Benjamin  of Akaroa,  publican.

Inquests  -  002
GORDON  -  George a bootmaker of Lyttelton  --------
MASON  -  of Bennetts,  wife ---   consumption ----


Friday 4 November  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  005  & 010
HARRIS -  John Bentolier Harris  storeman of Christchurch.

Accidents  -  006
HARROW  -  James ---- an employee of messrs J.and T. DANKS,  brassfounders ---   lamp exploded,  removed to hospital ----
PORTER  -  Alfred,  was walking home  from Ashburton ----  fell broke his leg in 2 places ---  3rd time broken a leg in 12mths.

ADAMS  -  008
George William Adams, the boy who was injured through falling off a tramcar on the 19th October,  died today.


Saturday 5 November  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  013
GANAWAY  -  James Knowles  formerly of Lyttelton,  boarding house keeper.

Accident  -  SELLARS  - 014
a boy named Sellars,  at Kaiapoi,  had 2 fingers crushed -------

Collision  - 015
WELLS  -  -----cabman was thrown violently from his seat on to his head  ------------

Auckland    -  017
MacKENZIE -  Captain,  body recently found at Kaipara,  identified as Captain Mackenzie of the Rona.


Monday 7 November  1881
Dunedin  -  019
THOMSON  -  Mr,  a miner,  was killed at Surface Hill  by a fall of earth.


Tuesday 8 November 1881
Lyttelton  -  021
BIRKMIER  -  W.  or W. Birk on board s.s. Albion  --------

Styx -  021
WHITE  -   some Rangiora residents picked up waif  they left him at Kaiapoi police depot ------   name was White   ---  sent to his parents in St Albans.

Accident  -  022
CRONIN  -  Alfred ---    saw a little girl struggling in deep water -- jumped in and rescued her ------


Wednesday 9 November  1881
Rangiora  -  Accident -   MORGAN   -  024
--- terminated fatally on Monday evening  ----Henry Morgan  -- working some time --- in the Kawkau Pass.  -----  inquest will be held, 
sister married
to a carrier --at Christchurch -------

Auckland  -  MORGAN,  McDONALD  -  025
a man named Morgan  and his step-son were drowned yesterday by capsizing of a boat at Whangarei heads.

Fire  -  STONE  -  025
a 12 roomed house occupied by Mr Stone,  Symonds street,  was burned down.  -----


Thursday 10 November  1881
Killed by a tree  -  Fielding  -  
-----  a woman walking along the Oroua river,  near Fielding,  heard a piteous moaning ------  on river bank discovered a horse lying on the ground
with a tree on top of him. On the opposite side lay the rider ------  was quite dead.  ------------


Friday 11 November  1881
Lyttelton  -  POPE  -  032
On Wednesday afternoon  -- Mrs John Pope of Lyttelton --- were down at Sandy Bay ---------    child in difficulty,  Mrs Pope also went into the
water to rescue her child--- assisted rendered by a lad named G. BUCHANAN,  who seeing the occurrence bought  both mother
and child safely to shore.

Lost Child  -  Lyttelton  - 032
a boy 13 years left his home in Lyttelton on October 29th  -------


Saturday  12 November 1881
Inquest -  Rangiora  -  MORGAN  -  037
--- H. Morgan  whose death resulted from accidently falling over a horse rail,  will take place on Monday,  the sister of the deceased has been found.-------

Matanaka  -  SKIRVING  -  038
Janet Skirving,  a married woman in the employ of Mr M.C. ORBELL of Matanaka,  while washing the floor of a room,  expired in the act of scrubbing.  --------


Monday  14 November 1881
Thames  -  SKENE  -  042
Captain James Skene,  formerly of Sandhurst, -----  died this morning.  Captain FRASER is now the only surviving officer of the  contingent raised in
 Victoria for New Zealand.

Lyell  -  HANNA  -  043
----- a teamster named Hanna was crossing with a loaded dray -----  capsize --- narrowly escaped drowning --------


Tuesday  15 November  1881
Insolvency Notices  -  044
FITZELL  -  John  of Rangiora,  labourer
ATKINSON  -  George,  of Christchurch,  pressman.

Accidents  -  045
HARRISON  -    Alfred,  auctioneer of Ashburton,  ---  horse shied   --- arm fractured ----
HAYWARD  -  Mary -- little girl ---  playing --- dislocating her right hip -------

Inquest  -  046  
MORGAN  -  Henry  ----   long piece ----

Auckland  -  PERCY  - 047
Mrs Percy  ---   of Mr SLOANE's house  at the recent fire,  with her baby in her arms  -----   baby has died.

Patea  -  WILKINSON  -  048
a boy aged 8 years son of Captain Wilkinson,  of Waverley,  was drowned while bathing with his father ----


Wednesday  16 November  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  049
CARROLL  -  Peter,  of Christchurch,  boarding house keeper.

Dunedin  -  GEDDES  -  050
James Geddes, a boy 5 years old,  ----------


Thursday 17 November  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  056
RODGERS  and
McKENDRY  -   William Rodgers and Archibald McKendry,  of Christchurch,  contractors and carpenters.

Death of an ex Colonist  - 057
REINECKER  -  Mr Bernhard Henry Reinecker  who expired at Port of Spain -- aged 44 years  Auditor-Generalship of Trinidad has become vacant
by his death ------  emigrated to Canterbury  became Justice of the Peace  --- in February 1875 was appointed auditor of the Gold Coast colony, 
and about 2 years ago was transferred to Trindad  in succession to Mr E.J.EAGLES  


Friday 18 November  1881
Accident  -  060
COOK  -  Alfred,  whilst riding at Riccarton yesterday  ------- was thrown violently from his horse -----removed to the hospital -----

Christchurch  -  061
NYE  -  Alfred  conveyed to hospital  ---  found  ---- died Wednesday about midnight.

Auckland  -  062
BELLINGHAM  -  William  fell backwards out of a trap door --- seriously injuring himself.

Akaroa  -  063
McDONALD  -  Mr W.N.McDonald,  of Akaroa  met with an accident last night breaking his leg in 2 places.

Bankruptcy  -  064
McINTOSH   -  Henry,  Little Akaloa,  final dividend
GRIFFITHS  -   Sydney  ------
PEAGRAM  -  Edward  -------
BEDMAN  -  Samuel Clothier  of Christchurch,  a cooper ------


Saturday  19 November  1881
Bankruptcy  -  065
WALSH  -  Edward   late of Plough Hotel,  Rangiora  
WARD  -  Joseph -----  of Ashburton,  grocer

Inquest  -  067
NYE  -  Alfred  ----  

Auckland  -  068
A man has been found drowned at Big Omaha,  the body has not been identified.

Catlins  -  069
LENNIWAY  -  supposed to have been drowned in Catlin's river.  He was sailing a flat bottom boat ------


Monday 21 November  1881
Inquest  -  074
NYE  -  Charles ---------


Tuesday  22 November  1881

Bankruptcy  -  076
LINDSAY  -  Samuel  of Christchurch,  butcher  ------

Insolvency Notice  -  077
LINDSAY -  Samuel  of Christchurch,  butcher.

Auckland  -  078
MOREY  -  rescued  from harbour -------
LOWE  - boy named Lowe,   nephew of Mr Joseph CRAIG,  coal merchant,  was drowned ------

Wellington  - Divorce  -   079
BARLEY  -   of Dunedin ----
CAMPBELL  -  Christchurch
HEDLEY  -  Wellington
HILL    -  Wellington
CLARIDGE  -  husbands petition -----  
STANDISH -
WILSON  -
WESTON  -  


Wednesday 23 November  1881
Inquest  -  Hurinui  -  DRYSDALE  081
George Drysdale ------    68 years of age ----travelling in coach  from Waiau to Hurunui ------

Fatal accident at Hurunui  -  082
a man whose name we did not learn  met with his death by falling from a coach on Saturday -------

ILLINGWORTH  -  082
W.H.Illingworth,  an employee of Mr GOODGER,  cab propietor,   --------

Wellington  -  Divorce Court  -  083
GOLDSTEIN  - Dunedin
HORNBY  -   Dunedin
MILLICHAMP  -     Dunedin
WHITE  -   Wellington

Bankruptcy  -  084
CARROLL  -  Peter  ------  


Thursday  24 November  1881
Inquest  -  DAUBENY  -  087
touching the death of an infant -----  father Chas Daubeny, a farmer living at Shand's Track ----

Bankruptcy  -  088
MacCARTHY  -  Charles Edward De Lacey MacCarthy of Rangiora,  surgeon
ATKINSON  -  George -------
RODGERS & McKENDRY  -------


Friday  25 November  1881
Inquest  - Auckland  -  090
ELDER  -  David -----  who died ------


Saturday 26 November  1881
Bankruptcy  -  093
CRONE  -  Gerhard,  of Addington,  coal dealer
WALSH  -  Edward  -----
GILCHRIST  -  A.S.  of Christchurch,  clerk
HITCHCOCK  -  Henry  of Ellesmere,  hotel keeper

Insolvency Notice  -  094
HITCHCOCK  -  Henry  of Ellesmere,  hotelkeeper

Inquest  -  Prebbleton  -  095
BANBURY  -  infant of Shand's Track -------


Monday  28 November  1881
Bankruptcy  -  101
PEAGRAM  -  

Found Dead  -  STEELE  -  103
---John Steele,  an engineer,  was admitted to hospital from Lyttelton,  found drowned,  he was quite dead. an inquest will be held -----

Boat Accident  -  LIMA,  BURT  -  104
2 fishermen,  Antonia Lima  and Charles Burt,  at Port  had a narrow escape from drowning ----  boat belonging to Mr John ROBERTS -----  more

Kaiapoi  -  COLBURN  -  105
--- by a boy named TRUMPER,  body found  -----  boy named BLOXAM  & Trumper had been hunting for birds --- found body
a mate on the ship Portland  ------- long column

Wellington  -  106
BAILLEY  -  E.S. Bailley ---    barque Malay  on her voyage from here to Newcastle -----  fell overboard  ---life was extinct when picked up. -----


Tuesday 29 November  1881
Found drowned  -  THOMAS  - 110
 2 men were walking along the riverbank in the Domain yesterday saw a body of a man  --- William Thomas  --- of Sydenham ---  inquest will be held

New Plymouth  -  ADY  -  111
--fatal accident occurred on the Waitara river --death of William Ady and his wife.  thay and their little child about 7mths old were in a sailing boat
--- the child was recovered alive.  Ady was from Greymouth  ---------

Inquests  -  112,  113
STEELE  -   working on railway at Lyttelton ------- long column

Inquests  -  114,  115,  1!6
COCKBURN  -  Charles E. found dead near Maori cemetery,  2nd mate,  single, about 23 years of age

Inquests  - 116
Infant found in the Avon river on November 12th  -----


Wednesday  30 November  1881
PAIN  -  120
Bridget Pain  ----  fire to her dwelling house

WATSON  -  121
Mr G. Watson, grocer,  of Colombo street,  -------  lots more ----

Inquest  -  THOMAS  123
--William Thomas   --- aged 45,  unmarried,  ----  brother living in the North Island  also relatives in London and Wales ----  lots more.

Insolvency Notice  -  124
LINDEMANN -  Gustav Adolph Lindemann,  aerated water and ice manufacturer  of Christchurch

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
29 April 2008