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Saturday 1 October  1881
Bankruptcy  -  002
McCOLL -  William  ----
BEUMELBURG -   C.C.  -------


Monday 3 October  1881
Springfield  -  004
WALLACE -  child of Mr T.H.Wallace  of Russell's Flat  was kicked by a horse ----  died next morning --

Accidents  -  Ellesmere District  -  005
THOMPSON  -  Wm  of Killinchy ------  received a kick in the thigh -----
GREENING  -  Mr of Doyleston  --------  horse fell on top of him -----
GRIFFITHS  -  Thos of Lakeside --- cow caught him in the thigh ----

Auckland  - 006
KELLY  -  A girl named Dora Kelly,  daughter of a settler at Pukerina, was killed by being thrown out of a dray through the horse bolting.


Tuesday 4 October  1881
Bankruptcy Notice  -  007
MacPHERSON  -  Henry Drummond  -  --------
NANKIVELL  - George Henry ----

Insolvency Notice  -  009
NANKIVELL  -  George Henry,  of Cust,  butcher

Christchurch  -  010
UTTING  -  Anna -------

Auckland  -  011
REXHILL  -  John ,  alias O'CALLAGHAN ------- died suddenly at Helensville.


Wednesday  5 October  1881
Partnership  -  012
SAXTON - George Henry
WILLIAMS  -  Frederick Walter   -    sheep farmers at Robinsons Bay,  Akaroa.  partnership dissolved.  ----

Lincoln  -   Presentation  -  014
BISHOP  -  schoolmaster  ---  5 years residence in district  ---  contained a purse of 20 sovereigns -  made by Mr Fredk. MURRAY  ------

Rangiora  -  Presentation  -  015
GOOD  -  Mr W.  a handsome ink stand and an elegantly bound  copy of  "The Land and the Book"    long connection with the Rangiora Presbyterian
Sunday School -----  has recently moved to BNZ  at Milton, Otago.

Christchurch -  3 children lost  -  017
WILLIAMS  -  William  missing Colombo Street ----
WHITE  -  John and Robert  --Colombo Road South -----

Wanganui  -  018
CLARKE  -  Joseph  ------  at Mr Allan  CAMPBELL's farm,   Brunswick Line -----

Wellington  -  019
BARBER  -  Florence,  thrown from her horse,  died today -----

Greytown  -  020
JOHNSON  -  John  ------  

Bankruptcy  -  021
SEARELL -  Thomas -----

Kumara  -   022
ROBINSON  - John  working at Jacksons,  on the Christchurch road,  while crossing the Taipo river  fell out and was drowned  -----  inquest held today.


Thursday  6 October  1881
Partnership Notices  -  031
ELLIS  & STEWART  -----
MARTIN    -  James Crosby  to Duncan Cotterill ----
MIDDLEBOROUGH    -   PUTT,  dissolved partnership,  bakers of Prebbleton.----
WILLIAMS  -  SAXTON  George Henry  -  dissolved partnership  -----

Bankruptcy  -
MOFFAT -  Henry of Wakanui  near Ashburton ----   037

Friday 7 October  1881
Bankruptcy   -   
McINTOSH  -  Henry  of Little Akaloa  farmer ----- 038
JONES  -  Brittan William  of Oxford  contractor ----039
FOSTER  - Charles  James  of Christchurch  barrister & solicitor. ----  039
KIDD  -  John  of Lyttelton,  mariner ------  040


Saturday  8 October 1881
Insolvency Notice  -  042
INDER  -  Charles,  late of Waimate,  now of Kaiapoi,  labourer.

Presentation -  043
OLIVIER  -   Mr John Ollivier ---  presentation of 800 sovereigns  by Hon. John Hall  -----  public services and kindly acts ---

Auckland  -  044
MURCHIE  -   Donald Murchie,  drowned at Dargaville by the upsetting of a baot,  was brother of Mrs GOLDIE,  wife of the Auckland Sanitary Inspector.

Dunedin  -  045
PRICE  -  John  -------  at Albertown ----
CUZCO  -  sailed from Plymouth on October 3rd  with 376 passengers.


Tuesday  11 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  051
CULLIFORD  -  Louisa,    -----  late storekeeper,  now out of business.
GRIFFITHS  -  Sydney,  formerly of Lyttelton now of Christchurch,  labourer.
JONES  -  Henry  of Christchurch,  builder

Presentation to Mr John OLLIVIER  -  053
a very long column,  email for a copy.

Bankruptcy  -  057
GRIFFITHS  -  Sydney of Christchurch  a labourer.
CULLIFORD  -  Louisa of Christchurch,  storekeeper.
PATTEN  -  James  of Bingsland,  
JONES  -  Henry of Christchurch,  builder.


Wednesday  12 October  1881
Inquest  -  059
OSWALD  -  ---- was held at Sunnyside ---  death of Charles E. Oswald an old Christchurch resident,  who died on Monday last. --------

Lyttelton  -  PARKINSON  -  060
On Monday as Mr T.H.Parkinson of Kaituna  was returning to his residence  Dampier Bay, Lytttelton   from Mr FOX's on the Governor's Bay road, 
he stepped into a deep cutting and in the fall -----  dislocated one of his shoulders  ----  as well as could be expected.


Thursday 13 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  - 062
SHEARD  -  Edwin  of Kaiapoi,  leather dresser.

Arrests  -  063
ROWLEY  -  George, charge of  bigamy ------
MEADOWS  - George -----   stealing 9 rose trees  from the garden of Mr Theodore B. JACOBSEN  of Opawa.-------
ANDERSON  -  Mary,  14 years of age  ------


Friday 14 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  065
STEVENS  -  John  of Southbridge ----
GEORGE  -  Richard  of Christchurch ----

Bankruptcy  -  066
RONTREE -  John of  Springston,   a teamster ----
STEVENS  -  John  of Southbridge,  
GEORGE  -  Richard of Christchurch,  a painter.


Saturday  15 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  068
HUGHES  -  Edward,  of Christchurch,  a contractor.


Monday 17 October  1881
Fatal Accident  -  071
SMELLING  -  --- a fall of earth occurred at the brick works of Mr J. WAKEFIELD,  Opawa,  burying a labourer named Joseph Smelling.
-------  he died at 5-30am Sunday morning.-------  an inquest will be held this afternoon.

Inquest  -  HEMMINGS  -  072
--- held at Southbridge Hotel on Friday afternoon -----   death of Charles Hemmings,  aged 16mths.   ----------


Wednesday  19  October  1881
Auckalnd  -   075
MANN -    Mr John Mann,  settler,  Otaki,  Whangaru,  was killed by the upsetting of a dray.
LEMON  -  Dr lemon arrived by the Ringarooma yesterday to superintend the opening of the Telephone Exchange, which already has 30 subscribers.

New Plymouth  -  KYNDON  -  076
Augustus Kyndon was drowned while crossing the Waitara river at Tikorangi yesterday morning. ------

Letter to the Editor   -  SMELLING  -  078
----   He leaves a widow and 5 children,  the eldest not being 8 years old.  author  J.D. FRANKISH.


Thursday  20 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  081
GOLLAN  -  Alexander,  of South Rakaia,  carpenter.

Accident at Southbridge  -  082
SCOTT  -   Mr M.H.Scott,  agrculteral manager for the NZ Loan and Mercantile Co. ----  driving a mare  --------  threw Mr Scott ---  injuries were not
likely to prove serious ------

Auckland  -  083
McKENZIE  -  A daughter   8 years old of Captain John McKenzie,  deputy Harbourmaster,  fell over a cliff  ------  receiving serious internal injuries.

Dunedin  -  084
ADAMS  -   A tramway accident -----  a schoolboy named Adams  was larking on a  car --------


Friday  21 October  1881
Insolvency Notices  -  086
GWATKIN  -  John,  of St Albans,   builder and contractor  ----
GALLON  -  John Daniel,  labourer of Christchurch ------
NORGATE  -  William  of Lyttelton  a labourer ------

Accident   088
KIRK  -    --- carpenter  named James Kirk,  -----  fell from scaffolding ----  injuries not serious -----

Dunedin  -  089
BISHOP  -  Walter Edward,  a baliff,  fell down dead -----  
LENNIE  -  Lawrence  at Waiwera  -------
BLACK  -  James,  one of the pioneers of Switzer's gold field,  was killed by a fall from his horse.

Bankruptcy  -  090
GWATKIN  -  John,  of St Albans,   builder and contractor  ----
GALLON  -  John Daniel,  labourer of Christchurch ------
NORGATE  -  William  of Lyttelton  a labourer ------


Saturday  22 October  1881
Bankruptcy  -  096
HUGHES  -  Edward,    contractor


Monday 24 October  1881
BARKER  -  099
C.J.Barker,  who is engaged as traveller for the Kaiapoi Brewery Co.  and resides in Stanmore Road,  ------  more

Auckland  -  101
RICE
-    --  man named William Rice took an epileptic fit while on horseback  ---  hopes are entertained of his recovery.

Bankruptcy  -  102
NANKIVELL  -  Henry  of Cust,  butcher -----


Tuesday  25 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  104
McDONALD  -  Daniel McDonald,  of Rangiora.

Failing to Provide  -  105
BRACEFIELD  -   Samuel Bransfield Bracefield was arrested yesterday  ----  for his apprehension in 1879  for failing to support his child.  -----

Lost child  -  106
WATSON  -  Mr William Watson of Ashbourne,  Ferry road,  reports that his son Edwin Watson ------    12 years of age,  fair complexion -------

Wellington  -  Inquest  -  108
TWOHEY  -  --on Michael Twohey, a verdict was returned  death resulted from heart disease

Bankruptcy  -  109
GILCHRIST  -  A.S.
McDONALD  -  Daniel


Wednesday  26 October  1881
Insolvency Notice  -  111
ROBERTSON  -  John  and
McDOUGALL  -  Hugh  Christchurch  builders

Dunedin  -  112
CRISP  -   A settler near Blueskin  named Robert crisp was killed today by the upsetting of his dray -------


Thursday  27 October  1881
Bankruptcy  -  114
HATCHARD  -  Charles  -     discharge -----

Rakaia Gorge  115
ROSE  -  Alfred Rose  who is employed at the Rakaia Gorge,  was admitted into the hospital suffering severe burns on his hands and one leg -------

Missing  child  -  116
WATSON 
-   Edwin Watson  the missing child  was restored to his parents yesterday -------------


Friday  28 October  1881
Presentation  - 118
WILLIAMS  -     --- Mr L.C. Williams  --- farewell dinner at Amberley  -----   presented Mr Williams with a handsome silver tea  and coffee service, 
salver and a purse of sovereigns.


Saturday  29 October  1881
Auckland  -   122
LEERS -   A son of Mr S. Leers,  a ccountant,  aged 4 years strayed from home and was found drowned off the breakwater,  Mechanics Bay.
PEARSON  -  Carl  2 sailors missing from the brig Emily,  loading at the Kopuru mills since Sunday ------     either deserted  or drowned ----- both men are Swedes.

New Plymouth  -  123
CARNELL 
-    ---a man named Carnell was run over by a trolley at the harbour works.  -----


Monday 31 October  1881
Partnership  Notice  -  125
BARRETT   -  David,   builder  and
LANGFORD  -  Walter   dissolution of partnership

Bankruptcy  -  127
SMITH  -  William  of Halswell  a farmer ------
NANKIVELL  -  George Henry  of Cust  ---- to order of discharge ----


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