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Friday  1 February  1884
Death  - 03
HOUGHTON  -  on 31 January  at Winchester Street,  Lyttleton,  beloved wife of Captain E.A. Houghton,  of the Island of Lily,  aged 29 years

Funeral Notice  -  02
HOUGHTON  -  Lodge of Unanimity  No 604   Lyttelton


Saturday  2 February  1884
Birth  -  07a
BLUNDEN  -  on 27 January  at the Downs to wife of Reginald Blunden -  a son.


Monday  4 February  1884
Births  -  14
PARKINSON  -  on 27 January  at Lake View,  Gebbie's Valley  to wife of Mr A.J.Parkinson  -  a son.
McNAE  -  on 1 February  at Little River Hotel,  to wife of Archibald Mcnae  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  14
BALLANTYNE  -  on 2 February  at Upper Riccarton,  Thomas Ballantyne,  late of Adelaide,  aged 47
MANNING  -  on 2 February,  Charles Firmin,  2nd son of Mrs Fred Manning   aged 11 years  -----

Funeral Notice  -  12
SMITHSON  -  Anna  of Leeston  ---  for the Southbridge Cemetery  tomorrow Tuesday  -----


Tuesday  5 February  1884
Births  -  17
NEIGHBOURS  -  on 3 February  ----  to wife of W. neighbours  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  17
BECKETT  -  BARTON  -  on 23 January by ----William Beckett   to   Eliza Barton,  of Christchurch

Deaths  -  17 & 17a
FORGIE  -  on 1 February  at -----  Isabella Hardie,  daughter  of Robert  and Jessie Forgie  aged 6mths ---
ROSEWARNE  -  on 4 February  at ----  Florence,  inf dau. of R. and J. Rosewarne,  aged 5 weeks
SMITHSON  -  on 3 February at Leeston,  Miss Hannah Smithson,  dau. of late John Smithson,  aged 17 years


Wednesday  6 February  1884
Births  -  24
CORLISS  -  on 1 February  at ---  to wife of M.C.Corlise  -  a son.

Marriage  -  24
BROOKE - BOOTH  -  on 5 February  at ---- kaiapoi  --Charles Mytton Brooke  to  Elizabeth Ann Booth ----  dau. of Alfred Booth,  Girlington,

Funeral Notice  - 20
YATES  -  Charles,  father in law of Mr Thomas Tuesley  ----  for the English Cemetery ----


Thursday  7 February  1884
Birth Notice  -  27
WHITEHEAD  -  on 2 February  at ---  to wife of G.Whitehead,  Kaiapoi  - a son.
OWEN  -  on 31 January  at Springfield  to wife of W.J.Owen - a daughter.
MALCOLM  -  on 6 February at Riccarton  to wife of Frnak S.Malcolm - a daughter.
LODGE  -  on 6 February at ----  to Mrs W.H.Lodge  -  a son.

Deaths -  27
EDMISTON -  on 5 February  at Parnwell,  Auckland,  Maria Edmiston,  relict of A.W.Edmiston formerly of Poole,  Dorsetshire  in her 64th year
YATES  -  on 6 February  at his son in law's  Mr Charles Yates  aged 81 years.

Funeral Notice  -  26
MURPHY  -  William  ---  father Stephen Murphy   --------


Friday  8 February  1884
Births  -  33
FOWKE  -  on 6 February  at --- ro wife of T.M.Fowke  -  a son.

Marriage  -  33
QUICKE  -  COLLINS  -  on 5 February  at ---  Nelson ----  Ernest Henry Godolphin Quicke, Lieutenant 12th Royal Lancers, eld.  son of late Edward Henry                                                 Quicke,  Newton Saint Cyres,  Devon   to Adelaide Mary,  dau. of Arthur Shuckburgh Collins,  of Hillwood,  Nelson.

Death  -  33
CORLISS  -  on 7 February  at  Helen Marie Frances,  bel. wife of M.C.Corliss,  aged 27 years.


Saturday 9 February  1884
Marriages  -  36
LEYBOURNE  -  SNELL -  on 6 February  at Leeston -----  W.J.Leybourne,  of Wellington    to  Thomazine,  dau. of Mr James Snell,  of Leeston.
HARTLAND  -  CROWE -  on 6 February at ----  John Ford --  son of late John Hartland, of  --- Amuri    to  Frances ---dau. of W.Crowe,  Esq.


Monday  11 February  1884
Birth  -  41
IVORY  -  on 9 February  ----  to wife of J.Ivory  -  a daughter

Death  -  41
JOYCE  -  on 8 February  at Ohoka,  John Joyce,  late of Glaun,  County Galway,  Ireland,  aged 37 years


Tuesday  12 February  1884
Birth  -  45
FRANCIS  -  on 9 February  to wife of N.Francis  -  a son.

Death  -  45
FRANCIS  -  on 9 February  Vivian,  inf. son of N.  and E.A.N.Francis.


Wednesday  13 February  1884
Births  -  51
WOOD  -  on 5 February  at ---  to wife of J.Wood  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  51
JEBSON  -  on 12 February  at Sheffield,  Susannah,  bel. wife of John Jebson,  jun.  


Thursday  14 February  1884
Birth  -  56
WALLACE  -  on 12 February  at  ---  Flaxton  to wife of J.Wallace  -  a son.

Marriages  -  51
GALE -  CAVE  -  on 6 February at ---  William Gale,  --son of John Scarlett Gale, London     to  Lavinia,  eld. dau of A.G.Cave,  Christchurch.
McCULLOUGH  -  SEAGER    -  on 29 January ----  Samuel McCullough     to  Henrietta Seager.


Friday  15 February  1884
Marriage  -  58
PEARSON  -  BROWNING  -  on 7 Feb. at --- Nelson,  Joseph,  son of Joseph Pearson ----  to  Alice Emily  3rd dau. of J.T.Browning,  Esq, of Nelson.

Deaths  -  58
CARTER  -  on 14 February ---  Emma,  dau. of Francis and Mary Ann Carter  ----   aged 8 years

Funeral Notice  -  59
O'KEEFFE     - Thomas,   inf. son of Mr Thos. O'Keeffe --------


Saturday  16 February 1884
Births  -  64
PILBROW  -  on 12 February  at ---  to wife of J.Pilbrow  -  a son.
HASLAM  -  on 14 February  -   at ---  to wife of R.E.Haslam  -  a daughter
WATERSTON -  on 14 February  ----  Rangiora --  to wife of William Waterston  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  64
RICHARDS  -  POLHILL -     on 12 Feb.  at  ---Hororata,  John Deeton Charles,  2nd son of Dr Richards ---  to  Kate Elizabeth --   dau of Edward Gifford                                         Polhill,  Adelaide,  Australia

Deaths  -  64
GREENSLADE  -  on 15 February  at ---  bel. dau. of S. and A. Greenslade,  aged 11 mths.
COTTON  -  on 15 Feb.  at ----  Lyttelton,  Elizabeth Charlotte,  bel. dau. of Robert and Madeline Cotton,  aged 12 years 3mths.

Funeral Notice  -  63
COTTON  -  Elizabeth Charlotte,  dau of Robert Cotton ---   for the Church of England Cemetery


Monday  18 February  1884
Birth  -  65
JACOBS  -  on 16 February  at ---  to Mrs Jacobs  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  65
COTTON  -  on 15 Feb.  at ----  Lyttelton,  Elizabeth Charlotte,  bel. dau. of Robert and Madeline Cotton,  aged 12 years 3mths
DUNFORD  -  on 16 February  at Ashburton  -----  Jacob  bel. son of William & Elizabeth Dunford  -  aged 39


Tuesday  19 February  1884
Births  -  72
BLACK  -  on 16 Feb.  at ----  to wife of Neil Black  -  a son.
POSTLETHWAITE  -  on 17 Feb.  at  ----  Timaru  to wife of Robert H. Postlethwaite  -  a daughter.
ALLAN  -  on 18 Feb.  at Glenmore,  to Mrs Robert Allan  -  a daughter.


Wednesday  20 February  1884
Birth  -  76
MILES  -  on 15 Feb.  at  ----  to wife of W. Miles,  Folly Farm,  Springston  -   a daughter


Thursday  21 February  1884
Death  -  77
MEESON  -  on 20 Feb.  at  ----  Linwood,  Thomas  Meeson,  in his 60th year.

Funeral Notice  -  79
MEESON  -  Thomas ----  for the English Cemetery.


Friday  22 February  1884
Births  -  81
McGREGOR  -  on 5 February  at ----  to wife of Alexander McGregor  -   twin sons.
HAY  -  on 19 February  at ---  to wife of William Hay,  Pleasant Point -  a daughter
RUTLAND  -  on 20 February  ---  to wife of  J.B.Rutland  -  a daughter
CROCKER  -  on 21 February at ----  to wife of H.S.Crocker  -  a daughter
ARROWSMITH  -  on  21 February  -----  to wife of t.A.Arrowsmith  -  a son.

Marriage  -  81
OGSTON  -  WORSFOLD  -  on 20 February  at ----  George Ogston  to  Jane Worsfold.

Deaths  -  81
McGREGOR  -  on 7 February at ---- Charles and Claud -  twin sons of Alexander and Jane McGregor.
COOPER  -  on 10 February  at ----  John,  6th son of Mr George Cooper,  Leeston,  late of Oxford,  aged 30 years.
LANE  -  on 22 February  at ----  Margaret,  bel.wife of Henry B.Lane  in her 38th year,
WATT  -  on 20 February  at  ----- Ethel,  4th daughter of Macgregor and Agnes Watt,  aged 13 mths.


Saturday  23 February  1884
Births  -  84
DITTMER  -  on 11 February  to wife of Mr A.F.F.Dittmer  of Port Levy  -  a son.
WOTTON  -  on 18 February  ----  to wife of W.J.Wotton  -  a daughter.
DEANS  -  on 19 February  at Riccarton  to wife of John Deans  -  a son.
GRANGER  -  on 20 February  at Schoolhouse,  Barry's Bay,  to wife of Pressey C. Granger  -  a son.
DONNITHORNE  -  on 21 February  at Waikari,  to wife of Mr John Donnithorne  - a daughter -------
PARSONS  -  on 22 February  to wife of Alfred Parsons  -  a son,  stillborn.

Deaths  -  84
GRACIE  -  on 11 August,  Thomas Gracie,  builder,  in his 59th year  native of Dumfrieshire, Scotland,  late of Christchurch  -------   died Sydney
LANE  -  on 22 February  at ----  beloved wife of Henry B. Lane  in her 38th year.

Funeral Notice  -  85
LANE  -  Margaret Murison ---  wife of Mr H.B.Lane ------  for the English Cemetery ---


Monday  25 February  1884
Birth  -  86
PREECE  -  on 21 February  at ----  to wife of John Preece  -  a daughter.

Deaths  -  86
BARNES  -  on 15 February  at Swynforde,  Waikari,  Emily  Sara,  wife of James Edward Barnes  and eld. dau. of George Edward Mason ------
PARKER  -  on 24 February  at ----  Lyttelton,  Mary gertrude,  bel. dau. of George William  and Mary Agnes Parker,  aged 3 years  and 2mths.


Tuesday  26 February 1884
Birth  -  91
BARRETT  -  on 23 february  at ----  to wife of H.Barrett,  builder  -  a son.
BRUCE  -  on 23 February  at Balcairn  to wife of  J.Stanley Bruce,  C.E.  -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  91
COOPER -  KAUFMANN -  on 6 February  at ---  new Plymouth  ----  James Cooper  to  Ida Kaufmann,  widow of late Ferdinand Kaufmann.


Wednesday  27  February  1884
Funeral Notice  -  91a
WILLIAMSON  -  Sarah Elizabeth,  dau. of Mrs Williamson,-----   for the Addington Cemetery.


Thursday  28 February  1884
Marriage  -  94
GREEN -  HARRIS  -  on 20 February  Morris G.green   to  Louisa Jane,  eldest daughter of Henry Harris,  both of Christchurch.


Friday  29 February  1884
Births  -  97
BARKER  -  on 28 February  at Waimate,  to wife of J.M.Barker  -  a son.
MACFARLANE  -  on 27 February  at Coldstream,  Rangiora  -  twins,  a son and daughter.

Marriage  -  97
CARRELL  -  HILL  -  on 13 February  ----   Lyttelton  ---  John Lewis Carrell  to  Jane Hill.

Death  - 97
PREBBLE  -  on 28 February ----   George Prebble,  aged 62

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ  
27 September  2008

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