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Monday 1 October  1883
Birth  - 003
MANHIRE      -  October 1 at Sparks road,  Spreydon,  to wife of W.H.Manhire -  a daughter.


Tuesday 2 October  1883

Birth  - 009
SCOTT    -  October 1 at St Albans  to wife of W. Bramwell Scott  -  a son.


Wednesday  3 October  1883

Birth  - 013
BRETT    -  September 28  at Courtenay,  Mr James Brett  -  a daughter
LENDENFELD    -  at  Spencer House, to wife of Dr Ven Lendenfeld  -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 013
CHAPMAN  - JOHNSTON  - Sept. 26 at -- Kaiapoi,  R.W.Chapman, Esq,  of--  Moeraki,  to 
                    Miss R.E. Johnstone, dau of Samuel Johnstone, of Kaiapoi.

Death  - 013
BICKERTON  -  June 12 at Birkenhead, Cheshire,  England,  aged 68 years,  Mr William Bickerton, --
DEMPSEY    -  October 2nd at his residence Manchester street,  John Andrew Dempsey,  aged 61, 
McKAY    -  Oct. 2nd at Byron street, Sydenham,  Eleaner McKay,  daughter of James McKay,  in her 21st year.
QUINN    -  October 2nd at his residence Shirley,  John Quinn,  in his 43rd year.
TUCK    -  at Peterborough street,  Edward George,  son of George Tuck,  aged 4 years.

Funeral Notice  -  015
DEMPSEY  -   The friends of the late Mr John A. Dempsey  --- Manchester street, south,
                  on Friday at 1-45pm  for the Catholic Cemetery.


Thursday  4 October 1883

Birth  - 020-1
ASHBY  -  October 2nd at the North Belt,  to wife of D. Ashby -  a daughter

Marriage  - 020-1
CHAPMAN  -   JOHNSTON  - on 26 Sept. 26 at -- Kaiapoi, R.W.Chapman, Esq,  of Springbank,  Moeraki,  to  Miss R.E. Johnstone, 
                    daughter of Samuel  Johnstone, Esq. of Kaiapoi.

Funeral Notice  -  020b
DEMPSEY  -  as above


Friday 5 October 1883

Marriage  - 023
TURNER  -  ROSEWARNE  -  on 25 Sept at--  Charles William,  2nd son of Colonel George Turner,  Liverpool, England,  to Annie Elfrida,
 daughter of  Joseph Rosewarne,  Esq of  Chch

Death  - 023
MORTIMER  -   At Falsgrave street, South Belt, Sydenham,  John,  beloved son of John and Mary Mortimer,  aged 5 years.


Saturday  6 October  1883

Birth  - 028
PEARCY  - October 4th at Carlton Place,  to wife of H.E. Pearcy -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 028
DARBY  -  STELFORD  - September 25 at --   Henry Darby,  youngest son of the late William Darby, Esq,  Wilby,  England,
                     to  Frances Jane Stelford,   dau. of  late Samuel Stelford, Esq,  of The Maze, Lisborn,    Co. Down,  Ireland.

Deaths  - 028
HEASEMAN  -  October 6th at Eton Place,  --Robert Heaseman,  --  son of John & Emma Heaseman aged 3
SCARVELL  -  Sep. 20 at Darlinghurst,  NSW,  Edward Augustus Searvell,  solicitor, son of the late John Scarvell,  aged 47 years
MASKELL  -  October 5 at her residence,  Gloucester street west,  Lydia,  wife of W.M.Maskell,  aged 43.

Funeral Notice  -  029
HEASEMAN  -  Robert, son of  John Heaseman, to leave his res.  Eton place,  Sunday 7th inst. at  -pm  for the Addington Cemetery.


Monday  8  October  1883

Deaths  - 033
BUSS       -  Oct. 7th at Harrange,  Rangiora,  Reginald Stronghill,  youngest son of William and Mary Elizabeth Buss,  aged 15 mths.
DUNFORD      -  October 8th at his residence,  Cashel street, east,  William Dunford,  aged 46 years.
HARRINGTON      -  October 7th at his residence,  Montreal street,  William Harrington,  sen.  aged 81


Tuesday  9  October  1883

Birth  - 040-1
BUSH   -  October 4th at Sydenham,  to wife of John Bush -  a daughter
DASS   -  October 5 at Winchester, street,  Lyttelton,  to wife of William Dass -  a son.
HALL   -  October 7th at the residence of Mrs Hughes,  Colombo road north,  to wife of Jesse Hall - a son.

Marriage - 040-1
HARBIDGE   -  COPE  - on 5 Oct.  at -- West Oxford,    James,  --son of James Harbidge,  to Rose Ellen,   daughter of John Cope,  both of Birmingham.
MACKENZIE  -  McBEATH  - on 8 Oct. at  res.of Rev Elmslie, John Mackenzie,  of Tai-Tapu,  to Jessie McBeath,
             2nd daughter of  Mr Adam McBeath,  Dunbeath,  Scotland.

Death  - 040-1
MADDISON  -  October 9th at -- Gertrude Josephine,  dau. of  Joseph Clarkson and Jane Maddison,  aged 13 months.


Wednesday  10 October  1883
Birth  -  044-1
WILLIAMS  -  October 8,  at Sherwood,  to wife of A.C. Williams -  a son.

Death  - 044-1
WALLS  -  October 8 at Tuam street west,  Amy Agnes,  the only surviving and beloved daughter of Walter Walls,  aged 6 years 10 months.


Thursday 11 October  1883
Birth  -  045-1
TOOSEY  -  October 9 at Loura,  Fendalton,  to wife of O.M. Toosey -   a daughter.
WATSON  -  October 9 at the Schoolhouse,  Washdyke,  Timaru,  to wife of Mr J.Watson -    a daughter.

Marriage  - 045-1
PHILLIPS  -  SMITH  - October 8 at Whangarei,  Thomas Albert, son of late Henry Phillips of Rookwood,  to Frances, 
                daughter of W.J.Smith, Wanganui.
MAINWARING  -  FOLEY -August 15  at Mitcham,  Surrey,  by --  Randolph Mainwaring,   to   Edith L.V. Foley,   daughter of the late Henry Foley, 
                            of Ersham House,  Canterbury,  and Westow Manor House, Hunts.

Death  -  045-1
SANDMAN    -  October 9 daughter of C.Sandman,  aged 1 month.
MELVILLE    -  October 10 at Avonside,  Seten,  infant son of David S. and Louisa Melville,  aged 6 weeks
SCHRADER    -  October 11 at his res.  Montreal street,  Sydenham,  James Schrader,  aged 49  NZ and Home papers please copy.


Friday  12 October  1883
Birth  - 046-1
MATHIAS  -  October 7 at Christchurch,  to wife of Vincent Mathias  -  a daughter.
JONES  -  October 8 at 183 East Belt,  Mrs J. Ormsby Jones -   a son.


Saturday  13 October  1883
Birth  - 049
MERTON  -  October 11 to wife of A.J. Merton -   a son.

Death  - 049
ROSENDALE  -  Oct.12,  at Templeton,  Laurina Catherine,  dau. of Neils Hansen and Louisa Rosendale,  aged 15 years.


Monday  15 October  1883
Birth  - 054-1
SANDREY  -  October 12 at  Leeston  to wife of George Sandrey  -  a daughter
ATKINSON  -  October 13  at Marchmont,  Rangiora,  to wife of William Atkinson,  jnr  -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 054-1
ANDREWS  -  MERCER   -  Oct. 4 at --   Sydenham,  by Rev H. E. Cocks,  Edgar Jas. Andrews   to   Mary Letitia Mercer.

Death  -  054-1
RENTOUL  -  Sept. 28  at Nile street east,  Nelson,  Catherine,  widow, of the late Major William Rentoul,  H.M. 23rd Royal Welsh Fu--liers.


Tuesday 16 October  1883
Deaths  - 056
RUTHERFORD  -  October 16, at Christchurch, Agnes May, son of George & Agnes Miller Rutherford, of Dalethorpe,  aged 17 mths.
POPE  -  October 15,  at 17 Bath street,  Alfred Mackenzie,  youngest son of Henry Pope, age 1yr 3 mths.
JONES  -  October 15,  at Christchurch  Georgiana,  beloved wife of Henry Jones,  builder,  Hereford street,  aged 64


Wednesday 17 October  1883
Birth  - 063-1
DICKEY  -  October 9 at her residence  Wilson's road,  to wife of W.F. Dickey -    a son.

Deaths  - 063-1
RUTHERFORD  -    as day previously
JOHNSTONE  -  Oct.11 at Kowai Bush,  Sidney Rodrick,  son of Frederick T. and Jessie Johnstone,  aged 10 mths 3 weeks.

Funeral Notice  -   063-2
SAUSSEY -  James, funeral to leave his residence Montreal place  off Montreal street south,  tomorrow at half past 2 o'clock for the English Cemetery.
SAUSSEY
  -   Oak of Sydenham Lodge  No 98  --


Thursday  18 October  1883
Birth  - 066-1
SAUSSEY  -  October 17 to wife of the late J.F.Saussey, -    a son,  at her residence,  Montreal Place.

Marriage  - 066-1
WELLS  -    LANE  -  October 16 at St Mary's, Merivale,  Charles Alexander,  2nd son of W.W. Wells Esq,  Cheltenham, England,   to  
                Florence Lizzie,  daughter of W.H. Lane, Esq. Christchurch.

Death  - 066-1
SCOTT  -  October 17 at Woolston,  Mary,  wife of Henry Scott,
SAUSSEY  -  October 16  James Francis Saussey,  at his residence Montreal place,  beloved husband of Susan P. Saussey,
Funeral  Notice  - 
SCOTT  -  The friends of Mr Henry Scott are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his late wife Mary,  to the Woolston Cemetery. 
                    The funeral leaves Mr James McMASTER's house,  River road, at 3-30pm on Friday the 19th October.


Friday  19 October  1883
Birth  - 070-1
LANCE  -  October 18 at Okeover, to wife of Henry P. Lance   -  a son.

Marriage  - 070-1
ARNOLD  -   GRIFFITH  -     October 17 at Christchurch  T.P. Arnold B.A.    to  Marion ? Griffith.

Death  - 070-1
WILLIAMS  -  October 18 at his res. Papanui road,  Alfred Williams,  2nd son of the late Rev John Williams,  Dunedin.
Le MESSURICE  -  October 18 at his residence,  Spring Farm,  Lincoln road,  Abraham Le Messurier,  aged 49. 
BUCKLY  -  Oct.18 at Harewood road, Papanui,  Jemma,  eldest daughter of the late Valentine and Maria Buckly  aged 20 years.


Saturday  20 October  1883
Birth  -   071-1
DANN  -  October 18 at Aikman's road,  St Albans,  to wife of E.S. Dann  -   a daughter.

Marriages  -   071-1
WITHELL   -   PERRYMAN  - on 10 October at --  Tai-Tapu,  John,  eldest son of Mr C. Withell,  Brookside,  to Sarah Box,
                         dau. of Mr W.H. Perryman,   Lavington Farm,  Tai-Tapu.
WAGSTAFF   -   LAX  -  on 18 October at house of Mr Smallwood, Sydenham, --Thomas Wagstaff,  late of Sunderland,  England, to  Beatrice Mary Lax, 
                            eldest daughter of the Rev B. Lax,  of the same city.

Death  -    071-1
WRIGHT    -  October 19 at Kaiapoi Island,    Sarah,  beloved wife of William Wright,  aged 67 years.
CLARIDGE    -  October 19 at his residence,  Harewood road,  Mr Thomas Claridge, sen.  in his 58th year.

Funeral Notice  -  071-2
MINNIS  -   the members of the Maiden City L.O.L. No 1 Lyttelton,  are requested to attend the funeral of our late Bro Hugh Minnis,
                         drowned in Lyttelton Harbour on October 4th to start at 3-15 pm tomorrow Sunday from the Morgue for the English Cemetery.


Monday  22 October  1883
Birth  - 073
CAMPBELL    -  October 19 at 239 Armagh street,  to wife of C? R. Campbell  - a son.
FRANCIS    -  October 19 at Sydenham,  to wife of A.J. Francis -  a daughter.
SWAINE    -  October 20 at Selwyn street,  to wife of S. Swaine -  a son.

Marriage  - 073
BLAND  -  GRANT  -  October   at --  Ashburton.    John Robert Bland, of Ashburton,   to  Harriet Mary Grant, of Dunsandel.

Deaths  - 073
DOWD  -  October 21 at Waltham,  Mary,  beloved daughter of P.Dowd,  age 2mths.
STUBBS  -  October 19  at his residence,  East Oxford,   Thomas Stubbs,  aged 70.

Funeral Notice  - 077
DRINKWELL - Edward,  funeral will leave his res. Yuam st,  Yuesday at 3pm for the English Cemetery


Tuesday  23 October  1883
Birth  -  085
CHAMBERS  -  October 21 at Woodend,  to wife of Frederick Chambers -  a son.

Marriage  - 085
STORY  -  BAKER  -  October 17 at  Registrar's Office,  Wellington,  Christopher John Story,  of Bannockburn,  Otago,  to  Annie Baker,  of Wellington.

Funeral  Notice  -  086
DURHAM  -  John  funeral will leave the Morgue,  Lyttelton,  tomorrow, Wednesday October 24 for the Church of England Cemetery.


Wednesday  24 October  1883
Death  - 087-1
GRAY  -  August 18  at St. Germain-on-Lyne,  near Paris,  Margaret Gray,  aged 13 years, (or 18)   youngest daughter of Henry Francis and Sarah Gray,
                     formerly of Avon Head,  Riccarton, Christchurch


Thursday  25 October  1883
Birth  - 090-1
CLARKE  -  October 23 at Waioola  (Waicola )  Villa,  17 Armagh street east,  to wife of Gaius ? Clarke   -  a daughter
WATTERS  -  October 17 at Hurunui,  to wife of John Watters -    a daughter.

Death  - 090-1
BLAKE  -  October 12,  at Sydney,  Edith Mary Blake,  only daughter of J. and M. Blake  late of the A 1 Hotel.
DENCHAR  -  August 25,  at Strathview,  Kirriemuir,  Forfarshire,  Scotland.  Mr George Denchar,  accountant,  British Linen Bank.  aged 57 years.


Friday  26 October  1883
Birth  - 093-1
GOLDSMITH     -    on October 23 or 25th  at Sudley,  Irwell,  to wife of Philip Wharton Goldsmith -  a daughter.
HOPE     -    October 24,   at Waimataitai,  Timaru,  to wife of Arthur Hope -  a son.
MURRAY     -  October 24 at New Brighton schoolhouse,  Mrs P. Murray -  a daughter.
ROBINSON     -  October 17 at 12 Fife street South Belt,  to wife of G. Robinson.
SEY     -  October 23 at Cashel street east,  to wife of William Sey -   a son.

Death  - 093-1
THOMSON  -  at 17 Barbadoes street,  David,  youngest son of David and Marian? Thomson,  aged 1 year  and 5 mths.


Saturday  27 October  1883
Birth   - 098
HERMAN  -  October 24  Cashel street east,  Mrs I. Herman  -  a son.

Marriage  - 098
CAMERON - HUNTER  - August 28 at 7 Belgrave terrace,  Hillhead,  Glasgow,  by --  Duncan Cameron Esq.  of Springfield,  Canterbury,  NZ,
             to  Margaret,  daughter of the late John Hunter Esq.

Death  -  098
CLERY  -  October 26 at Sydenham,  Sarah,  wife of Vincent Clery,  age 35 years.


Monday  29 October  1883
Marriage  - 101
WILSON  -  MUNDY  -  October 24 at the Registrar's office, Christchurch,     Edward Wilson    to  Ruth Mundy,  both of Christchurch.
WRIGHT  -  BUXTON  - October 25 at Heathcote Valley,  near Christchurch, Richard Wright  Esq.  of Ellesmere.   to   Ada Mary, 
                eldest daughter of Mr J.S. Buxton,  Derbyshire and Staffordshire papers please copy.


Tuesday  30 October  1883
Birth  - 105
HOLLAND  -  October 27 at London street,  Lyttelton,  to wife of T. Holland  -   a son.

Death  -105
PICKFORD  -  October 27 at North street,  St Albans,  William,  beloved son of Thomas Henry and Julia Pickford,  aged 6 years.
LAYCOCK  -  October 29 at 290 Oxford terrace east,  Annie,  beloved daughter of Robert and Ellen Laycock,  aged 12 years.


Wednesday  31 October  1883
Birth  - 109
PERYMAN  -  October 15 at Lavington Farm,  Tai-Tapu,  to wife of H.E. Peryman -  a son.

Death  -109
GRANTHAM  -  October 28 at the Royal Hotel,  Lyttelton,  Rhoda Rosina,  beloved wife of Robert Waldron Grantham,  aged 25 years.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
25 February  2007

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