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Monday  1 May  1882
In Bankruptcy  - 
BATES  -  John  of Sydenham ----  a labourer ----  02
BRINKWORTH  -  George Edward  -  of Waiau,  -------- district hawker  - 03
FREMGAR  -  Masterton  -  04   a man named Fremgar  was killed at Woodlaad's tannery  by a falling tree on Saturday -----   an inquest today
HODGSON  -  05   Kaiapoi  -    Robert Hodgson,  an elderly man,  was found dead ----an inquest is being held this afternoon.
NATHAN  -  David,  auctioneer  of Christchurch  -  07

Fire  - 06
SMITH  -    Fire  -  -------   death of a man, his wife and children at Whareamea ferry.  Mr Smith has been ferryman for many years  ---------


Tuesday  2 May  1882  
Bankruptcy  -  08
CHARELS - Edward Charles,  of Lyttelton,  boarding-house keeper  - 08
GARDINER - William  of Burnham,  farmer and contractor -------12

Palmeston North  -  DUNGAN -  10
Mr J.B.Dungan,  prop. of the Manuwatu Times,  died this morning.

Inquest  -  Masterton  -  FREMGAR  -  11
Fregmar ---  verdict of accidental death  ---  


Wednesday 3 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  13
HARWOOD - John,  of Little River

Inquest -  Kaiapoi  -  HUDSON  -  14  & 15
Robert Hudson,  found dead on Sunday evening ------  a long column ----

Death  - Nelson  -  DODSON  -  16
Thomas Dodson,  -----  died  in the hospital  this morning.

Bankruptcy  -  18
PHILLIPS  -  Robert,  of Southbridge,  contractor,  -----


Thursday  4 May  1882
Auckland  -  KOHLER  -  20
body of a man thought to be that of Dr Kohler,  has been found in Waitangi Bay,  Waipipi

Invercargill -  SULLIVAN  - 21
a 10 roomed house at Greenhills,  owned and occupied bu Mr S.Sullivan,  was burned down -------

Nelson  -  STAFFORD  -  22
the stables atthe rear ---  of Mrs Hugh Stafford,  of Stoke,  was destroyed by fire ------


Friday  5 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  24
ROBERTS  -  Henry,  of Christchurch,  jeweller

Death  -  SMALLWOOD  -  25
death of Mr Smallwood,  one of the deacons of the Baptist Church,  -------

Accident  -  DAILEY  -  26
on Monday 1 April a son of Mr R. Dailey,  farmer,  of Swannanoa,  met with an accident  -- dislocated a shoulder,  aged 14 ----------

Death  -  YOUNG  -  27
a Mrs Young,  -----   was found dead in her house  ---  an inquest will be held this afternoon


Saturday  6 May  1882
Inquest  -  YOUNG  -  29
Theresa Annie Young  found dead in her house --------  a long column --------

Greymouth  -  accident  -  FOGGERTY,   OWEN  -  30 & 33
Patrick Foggerty  and Richard Owen  were clearing away ---------     steady men with wives and families -----

Death  -  RUDMAN  -  31
Elizabeth Rudman,   ------   died last night.

Inquest  -  YOUNG  -  32  & 35
Mrs Young  was found dead in her residence  ----  death by natural causes

Inquest  -  RUDMAN  -  34
Eliza Rudman  ----  inquest adjourned --- until Monday

Bankruptcy  -  38
MALMAMCHE  -  Elizabeth,  of Akaroa,  milk vendor ----


Monday  8 May  1882
Naturalisation  -  40
HENDERSON  -  John  contractor,  of Lowcliffe,  Ashburton

Bankruptcy  -  41
FRASER  -  Alexander  of Christchurch,  carpenter

Inquest -  RUDMAN  -  42
Eliza Rudman ---  deceased  attended by doctor  from 23 april  till she died on 4 may  she was confined  on 25 april  child was born alive .

Death  -  COULSON  -  45
a man named Coulsen  died very suddenly  on Saturday  at the Empire Hotel -----  talking to Mr Jackman  who had known him for many years -----  
was manager of the Brockley Coal mine  and his wife is a dressmaker  no inquest will be held.

Patents  -  46
FORSYTH  -  James  of Dunedin,  engineer,   for the destruction of rabbits ------


Tuesday  9 May  1882
Temuka -  Fire -  HAYHURST  -  47
Mr John Hayhurst's Wallingford Hotel,  Temuka ---- on Sunday afternoon last,  -----  more -----

Death  -  FUCCHI  -  48
letter to paper about funeral of Mr Lorenzo Fucchi  at Lyttelton,   was Italian ----  

Dunedin  -  RUSSELL  -  49
a son of Captain Russell,  Marine Surveyor,  aged 9 years  ,  while having some teeth extracted -----  died  while under chloroform -------

Accident  -  GRIFFIN  -  52
a man named E.W.Griffin  -----   delivering soda water,  lemonade etc  at the British Hotel  a bottle burst,  -- piece of glass  cut his arm severely  -----

Bankruptcy  -  53
NATHAN  -  David of S.D.Nathan & Co.  
ALLEN -  John of of Burnham,  


Wednesday  10 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  58
MOREY  -  Edward William  of Christchurch,  stone mason ------
CROCKER  -  John Giles of Tai-Tapu,  farmer

Licensing  -  56
MUNSON  -  Arthur,   of Waiau,  applying for accomodation license -----

Flaxton  -  POWER  -  57
some horses took fright ----  the team belonged to Mr John Power  of Flaxton.

Accident  -  MILNER  -  58
-- an unusual accident ---  at the entrance to Sumner,  some pieces of stone fell  just as a coach was passing  Mr Milner of the Sumner Hotel  was struck by one of the fragments  and received a  --- severe leg wound.


Thursday  11 May 1882
Accidents  -  59
DAFTY  -  Henry Dafty,  a miner,  --- coal mine at Whitecliffs  -----
ROGERS  -  Mr William Rogers,  of Templeton,  fell out of the cart?   he was driving  ------

Marriage  - WARREN  -  PLATT  -   60
took place today at St Paul's Church,  Miss Warren,  granddaughter of Hon M. HOLMES,  bridegroom  Mr J.E.Platt,  M.P. for Oldham,  England.  -------

Tuapeka  -  fatal accident  -  HUGHES  -  61
-----  at Tuapeka Mouth on Monday,  to the son of Mr John Hughes,  aged 12 years. ---------on the top of a drayload of corn -------

Inquest  -   Dunedin  -  62
an inquest held today on the boy who died yesterday whilst under chloroform.  -----  more -----

Dunedin  -  KENNETH  -  63
James Kenneth,  a carter,  died very suddenly at Palmeston,  yesterday whilst training horses for the races.

RUDMAN  -  64
inquest held recently, ------  more about her assailant ------


Friday 12 May 1882
Bankruptcy  -  65
COTHER -  William,  of Christchurch,  a grocer ----
BRINKWORTH  -  George Edward -----  of Waikari  

Accidents  -  JACKSON  -  ELLEN  - SISSON -    66
all of Papanui,  were returning home from Ohoka  in Mr Jackson's buggy,   ----- horse bolted,  ran into a fisherman's cart,  capsized the buggy  -------


Saturday  13 May 1882
Inquest  -  BOYCE  -  70
---  Bridget Boyce ---  died 11 May ---  admitted from Waimate to Sunnyside -------  in November 1879  

Fire  -  Little River  -  SHARROCK  -  71
fire on Tuesday  last  causing total destruction of a shed ---  Mr John Sharrock ------ more ---

Kaiapoi  -  accident  -  SISSON -   JACKSON  -  72
-----  Messrs J.Jackson  and Sisson  both of Papanui -- shooting on Mr Ellen's property ----  Mr Sisson fell between the wheels ----  lots more ----  

Obituary  -  WYCHERLEY  -  73
----  of Captain Wycherley  of Rangiora  aged 66  ---   commanded the ship Sir edward Paget  on her only passage to Canterbury  -----  married a lady passenger  and settled here ---  born in Clonakilty,  County Cork,  family still reside ----leaves a widow and 4 grown up daughters ----

Death  -  McDONALD  -  74
--  Finlay McDonald  died suddenly yesterday at the Ashburton Hotel ----  friend of the landlord Mr McKenzie -----


Monday 15 May  1882
Teremakau  -  BRIGGS  -  75
---  Thomas Briggs ----   killed by falling of a tree -----  felled all the trees  he considered dangerous  -------  a Mr Wilson was in the tent --- was uninjured

Death  -  SMITH  -  77
James Smith,  alias Kittenburg,  ------   died in ----  Lyttelton on Saturday.  ----  an inquest will be held.

Napier -  78
A native, belonging to Te Aute,  was killed yesterday afternoon (13th) on the railway line -----  an inquest will be held tomorrow.

Opunake  -  FOWLER   &  STAIT  -   79
a lamentable accident occurred here yesterday(14th)   a young man named Thomas Fowler  and another named Walter  Stait  were out shooting  -----

Inquest  -  RODGERS  -  80  &  81
William Rodgers ---  was admitted on 10 May  --------  lots more -----


Tuesday  16 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  82
CARR -  George  of Christchurch,  
WILKINSON -  Joseph,  of Christchurch,  gardener.

Timaru  -  NEILSON  -  83
3 of the bodies of the men lost on Sunday in connection with the recent wrecks  have been washed ashore,  near Whale's Creek ------    Emanuel Neilson,  a Swede,  formerly in the employ of the Harbour Board -----   supposed  Martin BATES  ---   Captian MILLS  is to be buried this afternoon  with Masonic honours.

Wellington  -  VAUSE  -  85
W.W. Vause,  from whom his wife obtained a divorce at Court this morning  ----- holds little hope of his recovery  -----   about 37 years of age -- well known in Dunedin
Vause died at 2 o'clock this morning. (16th)

Inquest  -  SMITH  -  86 & 87
 -- held at Lyttelton ----  John Smith  alias Kittenberg  who died Saturday last -----   Frederick Kittenberg  a brother of the deceased ---  deceased was a jockey  met with an accident on 1 January 1881  at Rangiora -----  lots more -----

Funeral  -  WYCHERLEY  -  88
 The remains of Captain Wycherley,  who died at Rangiora on Thursday last  were buried in the Church of England Cemetery  on Sunday afternoon.  ------  750 people  assembled   at the cemetery --------  more


Wednesday  17 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  90
MALMANCHE  -  Elizabeth -----

Licensing  -  90
PIERCE  -  George Henry  of Lyttelton,  ----  more ---

Dunedin  -  BOW  -  92
Hock Bow,  34 years of age,  a miner,  died in his tent at Horse Flat,  Waihemo,  ------  

Timaru  -  MILLS  -  93
the funeral of Captain Mills  today (16th)  largest ever witnessed in Timaru ------town closed after 2 o'clock,     ----   

Letters of Naturalisation  -  94
WENDELBORN  -  Henry Frederick,  shipwright,  Lyttelton.
SCHMIDT  -  Richard,  draughtsman,    Christchurch.
LOIBL  -  Leopold,  draughtsman,    Christchurch.
VALK - Gustav,  cabinet maker,  Ashburton.

Inquest  -  Wellington  -  VAUSE -  95
W.W.Vause,  a verdic was returned ------  


Thursday  18 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  96
GULLIFORD  -  Joseph,  of Christchurch,  boardinghouse keeper.
CROCKER  - John Giles,  

Death  -  ATKINSON  - 98
---  Mr James Atkinson,  was thrown from a buggy and sustained severe injuries  died on Tuesday afternoon.  ----  inquest was to be held this afternoon.

Invercargill  -  GALLAGHER's Bakery  -  99
-- fire broke out at Gallagher's bakery  in Dee street,  -----      more  ------

Inquest  -  HUNTER  -  100
R.J.Hunter,  shipping clerk  to Mr H.P.Barber  an open verdict was returned. -----    came from Yorkshire  and was 27 years of age.

Industrial Home  -  CUMMINGS  -  101
3 children  named Cummings,  whose father is in Dunedin,  were committed to the Industrial Home  -----  more ------

Accident  -  MARKS  -  102
accident occurred to Mr H.B.Marks  of the Windwhistle Hotel,  Rakaia Forks,  yesterday morning -----   

Timaru  -  COADE  -  103
--James Coade,  at Burke's Pass,  died suddenly at the Ross Ferry Hotel, Upper Waitaki  -- an inquest will be held Friday next.


Friday 19 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  104
BROUNCKER?  -  William Edgar Morley  of Christchurch
GARDINER -  William  of Burnham

Auckland  -  ALLONES  -  105
Silas Allones  was thrown from his horse and died of concussion of the brain.

Oxford -  Accident  -   SCOTT  -  107
-- to the daughter of Mr W.h.Scott on Tuesday aft.  driving home  with her brother-in-law the horse fell   ---  threw the young girl out,  broke her ankle -----

Death  -  West Coast - SHIELDS  -  108
Richard Shields,  one of the o,ldest diggers on the West Coast,  and 1st discoverer,  has been drowned  crossing the Matokitikiti  at Hampden.  He was crossing with James Clinton  a settler  ---  Shields was carried down to the Buller river  -------

Dunedin  -  WALLS  -  109
James Walls,  aged,  a miner,  was found dead in his hut  at Adam's Flat.

Death  -   Little River  -  CASSIDY  -  110
a woman named Mary Cassidy,  aged about 28  a servant at Mr Parkinson's station  at Kaituna,  died suddenly this morning.  --------

Bingsland -  DONOVAN  -  111
Mrs Donovan  left Mr G. Bowron's house  to go to the doctor  up to last night she had not been seen or heard of  --------


Saturday  20 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  112
WOLFE -  Edward Solomon,  of Christchurch,   district manager of Mastodon Minstrels
MOREY  - Edward William of Christchurch.  stone mason

Timaru  -  BLACKLOCK  -  114
The chief officer of the wrecked vessel,  City of Perth,  S. Blacklock,  --- died in hospital  this morning.  -----

Accident  -  MAHER  -  116
serious accident happened to a little boy  about 7yrs,  son of Mr Daniel Maher, ----   one leg was amputated.

Farewell  -  SEAGER,  CONNAL,   HAWKES  -  118
---  farewell supper to 3 fellow students who are shortly to leave for Home.  Messrs S.H.Seager,  B.M.Connal,  and L. Hawkes,  ----  Mr Hawkes intends studying for medical ------  at Edinburgh ----  Mr Connal  goes to Oxford Uni,   and Mr Seager  to London to study architecture


Monday 22 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  119
FORD  -  Henry  of Loburn,  farmer -----

Inquest  -  CASSIDY  -  120
  ---  held on Saturday aft.  of Mary Cassidy ------

Timaru  -  Funeral  -  BLACKLOCK  -  122
the funeral of  Mr John Blacklock  took place with full Masonic  honours  --------


Tuesday  23 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  124
WARRINGTON  -  Edward Richard  of Lyttelton,  labourer ------
MAGEE -  James,  of Christchurch,  

Blenheim  -  BALLARD  -  125
a digger named Samuel Ballard ----  in Onamalutu Valley yesterday (21st)   --------


Wednesday  24 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  128
COTHER  -  William ----
GRUBB -  John  -----  of Lyttelton,  

Timaru  -  McLAREN,  GARDINER   -   132
the body of W.McLaren,  who was drowned ------  was recovered this afternoon (23rd)    another body beleived to be that of Gardiner  the 2nd mate of the City of Perth,  ------

Inquest  -  BALLARD  -  129
 inquest yesterday  (22nd)  on the body of Samuel Ballard  -----

Inquest  -  GOODE  -  130
an inquest  ---of James Coode,  was held at Ross' Upper Waitaki Hotel  on Friday last ---    a shepherd,  aged 37,  had been suffering from a severe cold ---- more ---

Timaru -  CLAREN  -  131
body of William Claren?,  boatman,  one of the ----  who drowned last Sunday week,  washed ashore at Dashing Rock ----  


Thursday  25 May 1882
Drowning  -  REVANS  -  134
----  body of child  floating on the water ,  a little boy about 11 years of age,  son of Mr Revans,  Opawa ---  an inquest will be held

Auckland  -  RUTHERFORD  -  135
James Rutherford,  farmer,  Remuera,  an old settler,  dropped dead today  (24th)  at his own gate while going out.

Death  at sea  -   SAYERS  -  136
--during the passage of the steamer Fingal,  a digger  named Sayers,  who came on board -----  fell overboard  and was drowned.


Friday  26 May  1882
Bankruptcy  -  137
GARDINER  -  William,  of Burnham ---
BAKER  -  John,  of Doyleston,  ------

Archdeacon WILLOCK  -  140
the great bell of the Cathedral  was tolled  this afternoon.  occasion  the burial of the Archdeacon of Akaroa  ---  died Fendaltown,  age 67

Birth Notice  -  PRIN  -  141
a birth notice of an unusual character appears in one of the morning journals.  It runs as follows -  
PRIN  -  May 25  at St Asaph Street, to wife of Charles Prin  of  twin daughters   (not my will etc)  

Death  -  FORSYTH  -  142
the death --of Rev Forsyth,  a member of the "Clean-shirt" Ministry -----  a long column  -------

Bendigo  -  LANE  -  143
at bendigo,  a boy named Lane,  aged 11 years  was thrown from a horse -----   death resulting 2 days later -----

Inquest  -  SWANSTON -  144
--- R.M.Swanston, found dead in his residence  on 24 May  -------


Saturday  27 May 1882
Dunedin  -  ANNING   -  145
Mr Anning,  chemist,  died very suddenly  yesterday.

Inquest  -  REVANS  -  148
litttle boy Melville Claude Revans -----  more  ------

Napier -  FUZARD  -  149
--- death occurred this morning.  Mrs Fuzard  wife of the propeietor of the Masonic Hotel,  retired to bed ----   died in her sleep ------

Accident  -  TERRY  -  150
a narrow escape ----  carpenter named Walter Terry,  who was engaged in finishing additions to school buildings at Lincoln. ------  fractured elbow and and right ankle


Monday  29 May 1882
Death  -  Dunedin  -  COUGHAN  -  151
Nicholas Coughan one of the workman ------  causing injuries,  which he died in the hospital on Saturday afternoon.


Tuesday  30 May  1882
Inquest  -  The Timaru Catastrophe -  NEILSON,  McLEAN -  152
inquest adjourned from 17 May  on --- E.Neilson,  D.McLean,  and an unkown,  was resumed -----  drowned on 14 May  through accidental upsetting of City of Perth's lifeboat -----  more ---

England  -  O'NEILL -  153
---death of Mr James O'Neill,  at Southsea,  England on 24 May,  aged 65,  he was an old Auckland colonist  and formerly a member of the Assembly and Legislative Council.

Roxburgh -  RUGGIERO -  154
A man named John KITTO,  of Miller's Flat.  went to the res. of his son-in-law Joseph Augustus Ruggiero ----  without warning,  fired a shot through the window at Ruggiero--  the screams of his wife  attracted her brother-in-law   Peter KLOGH   who happened to be passing,  Kitto shot him also,  Ruggiero died a short time later.   
Klogh was also a son-in-law of Kitto.

Timaru  -  HARRIS  -  155
Harris,  who was injured  on Thursday last,   near Waihao,   died at hospital yesterday   morning (28th)    


Wednesday  31 May  1882
Inquest  -  RUGGIERO   -  167
Kitto had a deeply seated grudge against Ruggiero ----   more  ---  

Bankruptcy  -  168
GOW  - Shirley  Vyvan Anne -   boarding-house keeper ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
10  September 2008

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