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Tuesday  1 December  1885
Birth  - 001
MARTIN  -  on 26 November  at Hillside,  Loburn  to wife of David C. Martin  -   a son.


Wednesday  2 December  1885

Births  - 004
HAMILTON   -  on 29 November  at Leeston,  to wife of Rev. S. Hamilton  -  a son.
THOMSON  -  on 28 November at Balmoral,  to wife of William Thomson  -  a daughter
WILLCOCKS  -  on 1 December  at Invercargill,  to wife of William James Willcocks,  NZ Shipping Co.  -  a daughter

Marriages  - 004
BURGES - KEIR -  on 27 Nov. at res. of James Keir, brother of bride,  Ashburton, by ------  Adam Burges  to Grace,  youngest  dau. of late Peter Keir.
EDWARDS - HAYWARD - on 26 Nov. at 240 Gloucester st by --  E. Botham Edwards  to  Isabella H.Hayward  of Pitmain Lodge, Lewisham?   Kent.

Deaths  - 004
HARPER -  Nellie,   dearly bel. wife of J.D.Harper,  schoolmaster,  Swannanoa,  aged 29 years.
O'ROURKE - on 1 Dec.  at her house, Craig st off Montreal st, South,   Winifred,  bel. wife of Peter O'Rourke, after a long illness,    age 54

Funeral Notice - 005
O'ROURKE -  Winifred,  wife of Peter,  . 39 Creyke,  off Montreal st South  on Thursday 3rd  at 2pm  for the Catholic portion of the  Public Cemetery


Thursday 3 December  1885
Marriage   - 012
FOSTER - JOHNSTON  -  on 18 Nov.  at pres, Church,  Rangiora,  by ----  Wm  H. Foster  to  Jessie Johnston.

Death  - 012
SCHROEDER  -  on 1 Dec. at Tai-Tapu ----  Henry Schroeder,  aged  49  ------

Funeral Notice  - 013
SCHROEDER  -  Henry,  of Tai-Tapu  -----  leave his res.  at 2pm on Friday 4th December  for the Springston Cemetery.


Friday  4 December  1885
Birth  - 014
HOLMES  -  on 1 Dec.  at Upper Riccarton,  to wife of John Holmes, M.H.R.  Christchurch  -  a daughter.

Death  - 014
JUDGE  -  on 3 Dec. at Worcester street west,  Francis George,  bel. son of William George  and Ann Judge  aged  11 years.


Saturday  5 December  1885
Deaths  - 016
COOPER  -  on 27 Nov.  at 128 Peterborough street,  Alice,  bel. wife of Watson F.Cooper,  aged 34? years.
KEAST  -  on 4 Dec. at Ashley street,  Rangiora,  Eliza Torrell,  bel. wife of John Keast,  aged 70? years.


Monday  7 December  1885
Birth  - 022
GRAY  -  on 6 Dec.  at 112 Salisbury street,  to wife of C.M.Gray  -  a son.

Deaths - 022
INGOLD  -  on 7 Dec. Samuel John,  infant son of S.R.  and C. Ingold,  aged  11 weeks.


Tuesday  8 December  1885
Marrriage  - 027
MacPHERSON  -  HUSSEY -  on 15 October at -- Kensington ---  Lachlan A.Macpherson, of Hakateramoa, Canterbury,  formerly of Nuide Badenoch,                                                                     Invernesshire  to  Elizabeth,  dau of late P.F.Hussey,  of Wysley Grove,  Staffordshire.

Deaths   - 027
INGOLD  -   on 7 Dec. Samuel John,  infant son of S.R.  and C. Ingold,  aged  11 weeks.
LYON - on 1 Dec. at ----  Christian Ann Lyon,  late of Edinboro'  aged 52 years
POLHILL  -  on 6 Dec.  at Loburn Station,  Blanche Gifford,  eld. dau. of Frances Polhill,  aged  22 years
WAGHORN  -  on 29 Nov at Little Akaloa,  Sarah, Waghorn,  be. wife of David Waghorn,  aged 71 years
WOLEDGE  -  on 8 Dec. at ----  Charles Wilson Howard Woledge,  aged 54


Wednesday  9 December  1885
Deaths   - 040
ADAMS  -  on 8 Dec at his res. Harewood road,   Thomas Adams,  aged 41 years.
COWAN  -  on 8 Dec at North belt --- the only dau. of Alexander & Marsella Cowan,  aged 16 years  5mths.
WILLIAMS  -  on 10 October at London,  David TheodoreWilliams,  Solicitor,  aged 43,  one of the 1st Christ College boys.
DUFFIELD  -  on 8 Dec.  at res. of Mr D.H.Brown,  Ashburton,  John Alexander,  3rd son of Samuel & Margaret Duffield,  aged 14? years (could be 24)
PHILLIPS  -  on 7 Dec. at Ponsonby road,  Auckland  Charles P.Phillips  of consumption.
JOHNSTON  -  on 8 Dec at Peel Forest,  Amalia D.  wife of Alexander James Johnston,  Judge of the Supreme Court.
WOLEDGE  -  on 8 Dec  at  Cashel street east,  Charles Wilson Howard Woledge,  aged 54

Funeral Notices  - 041
ADAMS  -  Thomas   ---  leave his res. harewood road,  on Thursday 10th at 2-30pm  for the Addington Cemetery.
WOLEDGE  -  Charles Wilson Howard,  leave his res.  Avon Cottage,  Cashel st east,  on Thursday 10th at 2-30pm  for the Church of England Cemetery.


Thursday  10 December  1885
Births  - 043
BARNS  -  on 8 Dec.,  at Gloucester st,  Linwood,  to wife of P.H.Barns  -   a daughter.
TRIBE  -  on 9 Dec at the Union Bank,  Australia,  Rangiora,  to wife of Charles E.Tribe  -  a son.

Marriage  - 043
BRAY  -  BOULTON  -  at res of bride's father, Alford Forest by --- John Bray,  son of John Bray,  Southbridge  to  Harriett Boulton, 
                                       dau of Richard Boulton,  Alford Forest.

Deaths - 043
DICK  -  on 3 Dec at Waireki Junction,  near Oamaru,  Thomas Dick,  native of Lanarkshire,  Scotland,  aged 46 years
NUTT  -  on 9 Dec  at Tai-Tapu,  Elizabeth,  bel. sister of Mr Nutt  and Mrs Thomas Mccartney,  aged 80 years.


Friday  11 December  1885

Marriage  - 047
RUTHERFORD  -  SAWBRIDGE -  on 5 Dec  at Wellington by the Registrar,  William George Rutherford  to  Helen Sawbridge.

Deaths  - 047
NUTT  -  on 9 Dec  at Tai-Tapu,  Elizabeth,  bel. sister of Mr Nutt  and Mrs Thomas Mccartney,  aged 80 years.
THORPE  -  on 27 Nov  at  St leonards,  Sydney,  Henrietta,  relict of Henry Ar-sond? Thorpe
WILKIN  -  on 9 Dec  at Hornby,  James Wilkin,  F.R.C.S.  Ed.  late of Queensland


Saturday  12 December  1885
Births  - 049
FRERE  -  on 7 Dec  at Helmsley, Yorkshire,  England  to wife of Hugh C. Frere  -  a son.

Marriages  - 049
BIRDLING  -  PAPPRILL  -  on 8 Dec  at  ---  Frederick,  2nd son of Mr W. Birdling,  Little River  to  Nellie Maude,  dau of J.W.Papprill, of Christchurch.
OSBORN  - TURVEY  - on 10 Dec  at --Alfred Patterson,  son of Alfred Osborn  to  Emily Jane, dau of Charles Turvey,  Ashbourne, North Opawa,
                                   late of Worcester,  England.
WHITE  - LOCHEAD  -  on 10 Dec  at Leeston by --  Henry, son of William White,  sen.  to  Barbara,  dau of John Lochead,  Leeston.

Deaths  - 049
DOUGLAS  -  at Mount White,  Agnes,  wife of Thomas Douglas,  aged 35 years.
PINE  -  on 11 Dec  at res of his son,  Daniel Pine,  aged 61 years
READER  -  on 11 Dec  at his res,  Fendalton,  Charles John Reader,  aged 83.

Funeral Notices  - 048
READER -  Charles John  ---   late res cnr Fendalton & office roads,  on Sunday 13th at 1-15pm  for the Riccarton Cemetery
PINE  -  Daniel,  father of Mr H.D.Pine  ---   on Sunday 13th  at 3-15pm  for the Papanui Cemetery.


Monday  14 December  1885
Marriage  - 053
TONKS - BUCHANAN - on 8 Dec at --William, 2nd son of late Benjamin Tonks, of Auckland  to Emily Gertrude (Cisy)  dau of late Beverly Buchanan,
                                   of Lyttelton.

Deaths  - 053
GOSS -  on 12 Dec at Salisbury street, Christchurch,  Rhoda,  6th dau. of James Goss,  aged 13 years
REID - on 8 Dec.  Maggie,  bel. wife of James Reid, Carelton,  youngest dau of George CURLE,  Bowhill,  aged 26 years.


Tuesday  15 December  1885
Marriage  - 056
MURDOCH - HILL - on 10 Dec. at --Lyttelton, by father of the bride,  George Murdoch,  Southbridge  to  Cecilia,  dau of Rev James Hill,  Lyttelton.

Death  - 056
THOMSON - on 7 Dec. drowned at Lake Pukaki, Mackenzie Country, while visiting his brother at Glentanner Station, George Mitchell Thomson, 
                           of Glasgow, Scotland,  aged 29


Thursday 17  December  1885
Marriage  - 059
THOMSON - GOULD - on 16 Dec at --John Sinclair Thomson, Esq.  of National Bank  to  Annie,  3rd dau. of George Gould, Esq,  Hambleden,  Christchurch


Friday  18 December  1885
Births - 065
KIPPENBURGER  -  on 13 Dec.  to wife of M. Kippenberger  -  a daughter
THOMPSON  -  on 17 Dec.  at the Schoolhouse,  Pleasant Point,  to wife of Jas. Thompson  -  a daughter.

Marriages  - 065
DENNIS - BRYDON  - at res of bride's father, by ---  Charles Clay Dennis  to  Mary, 3rd dau. of R. Brydon,  Leithfield,  farmer.
FIELD - Porteous  - on 10 Dec  at res. of bride's father,  Henry, 5th son of George Field, Esq of Port Levy  to Emily, eld dau of George Porteous, Lyttelton.  

Deaths  - 065
GORDON -  on 26 Oct.  at Avon Lodge,  Kew Gardens,  Mary McQueen Anderson,  bel. wife of J.N.Gordon,  aged 78, London Times, 27 Oct.1885
SQUIRES -  on 16 Dec. at his res. Tay street,  Richmond,  John Squires,  aged 45 ------


Saturday  19 December  1885
Births  - 067
KIPPENBERGER -  on 13 Dec.  to wife of Ph. Kippenberger  -  a daughter
SIMPSON  -  on 11 Dec. at Union Bank,  Southbridge,  to wife of W.A.Simpson  -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 067
DOWNING - TURNER - on 16 Dec. at --  Eli,  2nd son of George Downing  to  Lilian Oliver,  2nd dau of George Turner, of Sydenham,  Christchurch.

Deaths  - 067
McLEOD - on 17 Dec, at his res. Colombo street,  south,  William Mcleod,  in his 41st year ----
SPEARMAN -  on 19 Dec. at his res. Ashburton,  R.W.Spearman,  aged 42 --------


Monday 21 December  1885
Marriage  - 073
MEARES  -  GARRICK -  on 15 Dec. at --- merivale --  H.O.Devenish Meares  to  Eva May, dau. of F.J.Garrick,  M.H.R. St. Albans

Deaths   - 073
NATHAN - on 19 Dec  at his res. 81 Lichfield st east,  Hyam Edward Nathan,  aged 50 years
SHEARMAN  -  on 19 Dec. at Melrose Villa. Ashburton,  R.W.Shearman,  aged 41,    Sydney and Melbourne papers please copy.
SKILLING  -  on 20 Dec at his father's res.  Sefton,  W.J.Skilling,  aged 16 years.


Tuesday 22 December  1885
Birth   - 077
KING  -  on 20 Dec  at South belt,  to wife of E.H.King  -  a son.

Marriages  - 077
HODGES  -  BROWN  -  on 16 Dec,  at ---  Avonside--John,  2nd son of William Hodges, of Wateringbury, Kent  to  Jane, 6th dau of John Brown, of Shirley
JOHNSON - MAUCHLIN  - on 16 Dec at res of bride's father --  Harry Milton Johnson  to Maggie Smart, dau of William Mauchlin,  engineer, ---------

Death  - 077
SKILLING - William John, on 20 Dec  at  his father's res.  Sefton,  W.J.Skilling,  aged 16 years -----


Wednesday  23 December  1885
Deaths  - 079
BLOXAM -  on 22 Dec at Norman's road,  Frederick Ritson? infant son of A.R.Bloxam.
KIME -  on 21 Dec  at Springston Elizabeth  bel wife of Mr Joseph Kime   aged 40?  or 49


Thursday 24 December  1885
Births  - 083
AUSTIN -  on 23 Dec at -----  to wife of Joseph Austin  -  a daughter,  Dunedin papers please copy
REYNOLDS -  on 20 Dec  at Methven  to wife of Mr Jas. Reynolds  -  a son.

Death  - 083
COLE  -  on 18 Oct. 1878  at New Town,  Sydney,  Charles Cole,  late of Harewood road,  Papanui Christchurch,  aged 48?  Melbourne papers please copy.

Funeral Notice  - 084
ALLEN -  Joseph,  son of Mr Isaac Allen,  leave his res. 8 Aldred street  tomorrrow Friday  25 December  at 3pm  for the Weslyan Cemetery.


Saturday  26 December  1885

Birth  - 088
JAMESON  -  on 24 December  at Hillsborough  to Mrs W. Jameson  -  a son.

Marriage - 088
THOMSON  - LISTER -  on 22 Dec at -- Leithfield,  John,  2nd son of John Thomson  of Riccarton  to  Panny,  2nd dau of J.Lister,  Balcairn.


Monday 28 December  1885
Birth  - 088a
WYATT - on 25 Dec  at 300 Colombo street North,  to wife of A.H.Wyatt -  a son.


Tuesday  29 December  1885
Births - 099
BROWN  -  on 28 Dec.  at Norman's road,  Papanui  to wife of E.C.Brown  -  a son.
HAMILTON  -  on 20 Dec  at Pigeon Bay  to wife of Rev Hugh H.S.Hamilton  -  a son.
PIERCE  -  on 28 Dec  at Saxon Hotel,  Lyttelton,  to wife of George Pierce  -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 099
HART  -  MACFARLANE  -  on 1 Dec. at the res of bride's father,  by ---  Chas Hart,  Methven  to Elizabeth,  eld. dau. of Mr A. Macfarlane,  Alford Forest.


Wednesday  30 December  1885
Births   Birth  - 100
ALLARD  -  on 29 December at Chester street, east,    to Mrs Charles Allard  -  a son.
DAVIS  -  on 21 Dec  at 33 Walker street  to wife of W.Davis  -  a son.
HILL - on 28 Dec. at Lower Riccarton  to wife of G.berkeley Hill  -  a daughter.

Marriages  - 100
BINGHAM -  JOHNSTON  -  on 25 Dec.by --  Sydney Clifton,  eld son of J.Clifton Bingham, of Bristol, England  to  Jessie Ellen,  dau of Joseph Johnston, ---
HART - McNEIL -  on 1 Dec. by ---  at res. of bride's father, Chas. Hart,  Methven  to Elizabeth,  eld. dau. of Mr A. Macfarlane,  Alford Forest.
RHIND - KING  -  on 16 Dec at ------ John,  son of Alexander Rhind, of Sydenham  to  Martha Jane, 3rd dau. of Late Frederick Thomas King, Christchurch.
WILLIAMS - BENSON - on 22 Dec at --Robert Bernard, son of Rev Lockyer Williams, vicar of Helstone, Cornwall, to Amy, 3rd dau of late H.B.Benson,                                     Wellington, & London.
FRANK - DANKS - on 28 Dec. at ---  Christopher, eld son of late Christopher Frank, of Nelson  to Adelina (Ada) 2nd dau of Thomas Danks, Christchurch.

Deaths  - 100
KERR - on 29 Dec  at his res Cumberland st. Richmond  David Kerr,  late of Ballenderry,  County Antrim, Ireland,  in his 86th year
MATSON  -  on 30 Dec at Springfield st, St Albans,  Peter Manifold,  you son of John T. and Marion Matson  -  aged 7 years.
MORRISON  -  on 28 Dec, killed by a tramcar  Louisa Ann Morrison,  2nd dau of john Morrison  aged 15 years.


Thursday  31 December  1885

Births  - 102
ERWIN -  on 27 Dec at Norwood Villa,  papanui road,  to wife of Rev R. Erwin  - a daughter

Marriage  - 102
FRANK - DANKS -  - on 28 Dec. at ---  Christopher, eld son of late Christopher Frank, of Nelson  to Adelina (Ada) 2nd dau of Thomas Danks, Christchurch.

Deaths - 102
HIRON - on 21 Dec at Hawthorn,  Victoria,  Daisy Edith,  only dau of Joseph and Mary Hiron,  late of Chch  aged 1 year,  4mths.
KERR -  on 29 Dec at his res.   Cumberland st. Richmond  David Kerr,  late of Ballenderry,  County Antrim, Ireland,  in his 86th year
MATSON - on 30 Dec at Springfield st, St Albans,  Peter Manifold,  you son of John T. and Marion Matson  -  aged 7 years.
MORTON  -  on 31 Dec at Bromley,  Charles Merton?  ( late of Melford,  Rangiora)  aged 64
STEWART -  on 30 Dec at Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay  after being  thrown from a horse,    Alexander Stewart,  aged 26 years  -----
WHITING  -  on 29 Dec at her res. Pigeon's lane, Addington,  Mary, bel wife of W.H.Whiting,  dau of late Thos. Arnold KINVER, Staffordshire,  aged  53?

Funeral Notice  - 103
KERR -  David ---   leave his res. Cumberland street,  Richmond on Friday 1st Jan  at 10-30am  for the Church of England Cemetery.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
7 February  2009

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