Lyttelton Times   -   Christchurch   -   June 1886

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Tuesday 1 June 1886
Land Transfers -  003
ANDERSON - John, jnr  & Harriet Bray,  1 rood 21 perches   ---- City of Christchurch.
COLE -  Herbert,  38 perches,  part RS 33  Christchurch district.
HENRY - James,  2 roods part RS 2800,  Leeston district
LeLIEVRE - Francois,  4 and three quarter perches,  section 52, Akaroa.
SMITH - Mary,  6 acres 3 roods part RS 1806 and 10009, Rangiora  district  occ. by Malcolm McFarlane
WILLIAMS - William Henry Wynn,  250 acres,    Selwyn district -------


Wednesday 2 June 1886
Bankruptcy -  004
HUSEY - Arthur Montague,  a riding master, Christchurch -----
SCHOLFIELD -  Charles,  ---   a clerk,  Christchurch   ------

Accidents & Fatalities - 006
COLE - Richard,  age 35,  drowned while crossing the Raumahana at Tewhiti -----
McGREGOR - John,  died    left in an open boat for Moutere ----
MILLS - Henry,  had 2 fingers amputated by a sausage machine in Mosgiel

Fatality -  007
TREVENNA -  Mr,  15mth old step daughter  died  -----

Accident  -  009
MARSH -  Mr G.D. on 28 May,   accident with horse and dray ---  2 cuts to his head ----

Inquest - 010 & 011
NEW -  William,  found dead in Stanton River with a dray on top of him ---  English,  age about 35 - 40  --- very long column ----

Seriously Ill  -  012
RAINE - Thomas,  an aerated water manufacturer,  Geraldine,  ---    age 45,  has lived in Christchurch.

Inquest -  013
SELLARS -  Mrs Sarah,  nearly 80 yrs old,  -----

Death of a veteran -  014
WATKIN - Rev. James,  oldest Wesleyan minister in the Colonies,  d. on 14 may age 80  at Ashfield, NSW.   ----    interred at Yorkwood Cemetery
                     -- 3 sons all ministers --  and 1 a doctor ---


Thursday 3 June 1886
Akaroa -  016
BRUCE Hotel  for sale, or let  ----

Accidents & Inquests -  017
BREMNER - George,  fell while lifting a box  died shortly after ----  Dunedin ---
NOYES - Mr,  ---  horse slipped and fell on him broke right leg -- 
RAINE -  Thomas, of Geraldine,  died on Tuesday -- 

Bankruptcy -  018
MARRA - Patrick,  Christchurch grocer and coal dealer --- 

For Sale or Let -  019
MELVILLE - D.S.  at Avonside,  --- 12 rooms   high above the river ---  2 acres ---

Ly-ee-Moon -  020
McGREGOR -  lost in the Ly-ee-Moon, eld. son of Mr McGregor, late landlord of British Hotel, Dunedin,  age 23
THOMPSON - T.J.  was drowned in the Ly-ee-Moon -----  Invercargill ---


Friday 4 June 1886
Bankruptcy -  021
ROUNTREE - John,  Produce & Commission merchant,  Christchurch.
STAUNTON -  Henry,  boot manufacturer, Christchurch.

Edinburgh University class prize List -  023
Otago medical School -
R.E.Barnett (Wellington)  and  John Somerville (Dunedin)  take 3 medals.
F.H.Jeffcoat (Dunedin)  takes 2 medals
P. A. Lindsay,  and W.A.Fleming take 1st class honours in Senior Surgery and Junior Practice of Physics.
H.M.Inglis (Timaru)  takes medal and 1st place Natural History.  1st class honours in chemistry and anatomy.
F.Truby King,  (Taranaki)  and F.H.Jeffcoat  -----

House and Land sale -  024
ULRICH - C.A. coal merchant,   house built in 1883  9 rooms  ---- half acre of land ---


Monday 7 June 1886
Accidents & Inquests - 026
BURT - John Millar,  age 14,  son of David Burt,  died suddenly, --- 
MARTIN - J.W.  contractor,  fell over a high face  into a mining claim --  scalp wound and lacerations -- 
WILLIAMS - Isabella,  age 8yrs,  died suddenly -- measles --

Clearing Sale -  027
LEE - Mrs E.J.  at Beechcroft, Southbridge ---  live and dead stock ----

Clearing Sale -  028
WEST - Mr A.J.  at Wilderness Road, Spreydon,  leased his farm ----


Tuesday 8 June 1886
Partnership Notices -  029
ALSTON -  John Thomas,  &  William KERR, entered into partnership as Alston & Kerr ---
STOCKS - William  &  Robert WALLACE,  dissolved partnership  ----

Bankruptcy -  030
JOHNSON - William,  a painter,  of Christchurch ---

Marriage -  032
CHRYSTALL - INGLIS - Mr W. Chrystall  to Miss Inglis, dau. of late John Inglis,

Auction -  033
DONALDSON -  George,  leaving for the North Island,  80 acre farm at Cust ----

Accidents & Inquests - 034
BIGGS - a young man had his thigh broken in a footaball match in Auckland --
BILLENS - Mr --- &  James Hewitt,   hurt by blasting powder ---  at Akaroa --
BLAIR - a child, age 3, dau. of Mr Blair, milkman Dunedin --   died from scalding ---
BOYD - William,  died suddenly whilst riding between Frankton & Queenstown
PAGE -  a milkman,  found drowned in a small creek at Karori ---
THORNE - William,  died suddenly -- a miner at Skippers --
WEBLEY - an infant 12mths old, son of Mr Webley, blacksmith,   died suddenly ---

Presentation -  036
McKILLOP - Mr D. leader of the Stanmore Brass Band,    band took 2nd prize in a band contest ---


Wednesday 9 June 1886  
Bankruptcy -  037
CHAMBERLAIN - John Weston,  labourer,  St Albans ---
GRETT - Jacob,  meeting of creditors ---
WILSHIRE - William Isaac,  of Hewitts rd, St Albans,  prop. and carrier. ---

Clearing Sale - 039
COWARD - G.  (leaving the district)  at Whenupai,  Methven --  list of stock etc ---

Accidents & Inquests - 040
PRICE -  Miss Margaret M.  at  -- Birdling's Flat,  horse took fright ---- broke her arm ---


Thursday 10 June 1886
Property & Clearing Sale - 042
FRASER -  Rev. Charles,  home farm,  West Melton,  482 acres, 

Invercargill - 044
HARE - John,  well known merchant  died suddenly --- 


Friday 11 June 1886
Loss of Life -  047
HAZARD -  a family at Wairoa were blown up.  Tauranga is covered in ashes ---   heavy shocks of earthquakes ---

Obituary -  048
HAZARD -  Mr,  was master of the school  was assisted by Mrs Hazard and 2 grown up daughters,  Mr Hazard was age 55.
                     family was 7 altogether  5 have died  ---

Bankruptcy -  049
ROUNTREE -  John,  sell by auction --- 

Bankruptcy - 050
TAPLING - Nathaniel,  trading as N.Tapling and Co. Coal merchant -- 

Presentation -  051
WATSON - Mr L.   at Normal School,  on attaining his majority  -----

Presentation -  052
WILLIS - Sergeant,  about to leave Christchurch  for Timaru ---  more ---


Monday 14 June 1886
Accidents & Inquests -  053
BROWN - a girl age 6 fell into the fire at Cust ---  in critical condition ---
LEE - James,  admitted to hospital with a broken leg -- riding a horse at Methven.
VERRALL - William,  age 54, carpenter, died suddenly,  on Saturday ---   an inquest today ---

Inquest -  054
BAINBRIDGE - a tourist,  accidentally killed by the falling of a veranda at Rotomahana Hotel, occasioned by the eruption of Tarawera.

Bankruptcy -  055
SIMPSON & HARPER -- tailors & Woollen manufacturers. 
VESEY - Frederic,  of Avonside,  a farmer --- 

Obituary -  057
DUNNING - Mr A.T.  died 8  June,  in Melbourne,  lived in Dunedin for many years as a fruiterer and pastry cook,  then the Baldwin Hotel -- more   ---

McQueen's Valley -  058
EDMONDS -  George,  lease expired ---  long list of chattels ---

Inquest - 060
HAZARD - bodies of Hazard and children have been recovered,   BURT,  surveyor, been found safe -- 

Rotorua -  061
Tekipia and Hapu, who lived at Te Wairoa, are safe ---  9 persons killed, 6 Europeans,  100 missing, --- more ----

Partnership -  062
PAINTER - Edward James  & 
BAKER - George,  pawnbrokers --- partnership  dissolved ---

Clearing Sale -  064
RADFORD - Joseph,  (away to the North Island)   ----


Tuesday 15 June 1886
Accidents & Inquests -  065
BILLENS & HEWITT -  were burnt by an explosion of powder at Akaroa ---
HOGG -  Robert,  a farmer of Killinchy,  met with a serious accident --  in a precarious condition---
JOHNSTON - Mr, of Berwick while following the hounds on Sat.  still unconscious. ----
MAGELDO - Antonio,  a fisherman, of Taumutu Point --  had a narrow escape of being carried out to the sea.
RUDDOCK - Mr, of Southbridge  had a nasty accident -- 
TROLLOPE -  a boy age 5yrs,  son of labouring man named Trollope  fractured his thigh ---
VERRALL - William,  inquest adjourned to 21 June ------

Inquest - 066  & 067
BAINBRIDGE - James M. age about 20,  killed in the eruption  10 June  at Wairoa ----  he left London 29 Jan. 1886 in  s.s. Paramatta, 

Bankruptcy -  068
SIMPSON & HARPER - tailors and woollen drapers ---
STANBURY - George,  of Little River, farmer ---
STAUNTON -  Henry,  bootmaker ---

Missing Friends - 070
COOK - Mrs A.  write to your sister,  Mrs J. O. Connor,  Milparinka,  Albert goldfields,  via Wilcannia,  NSW.

Inquest -  072  & 073
HAZARD - family,    those who died were,  Mr Charles Albert Hazard, age 47, Adolphus Charles Edward Hazard, age 10, Edna Winifred, age 6, 
                        Mona Iva Hermas Hazard, age 4 or 5,   nephew Charles Sutherland BARFORD  ----  lots more ---

Divorce Court -  074
WRIGHT - Mary Jane,  for a separation against Henry Charles Clarke Wright  -----  case adjourned --


Wednesday 16 June 1886
Inquest -  076
BROWN - Maggie,  age 5yrs,  dau. of William,   suffered burns from a fire --

Accidents & Fatalities  - 077
CRILLY - John,  found dead -- near Winton,  thrown from horse  ---
DODD -  E.C.  licensee of Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, Auckland,  drowned ----
SMITH - Fred Hay, a plumber ---  is in hospital


Thursday 17 June 1886
Bankruptcies - 079
MEERS - William Denne,  of Lyttelton,  a shopman. ---
SIMPSON & HARPER - tailors & woollen drapers ---
STAUNTON -  Henry -- bootmaker.

Property for Sale -  081
MURDEN - Mr W.  81 acre farm at Fernside,  ---  

RUAPEHU -  passenger list  of names -  082
left the wharf on  3 June  for London   145 passengers   should reach London about 13 July.
long list of names  --   email for a copy.


Saturday 19 June 1886
Bankruptcy -  088
PAVITT -  Thomas & Edward,  both of Christchurch   ----
WALKER -  Robert,  farmer of West Melton

Invercargill -  090
BROOKLYN - Peter,  --  was struck by a falling tree ---   died ----leaves a wife and 12 children.

For Sale -  Beachcroft Estate - 092
JOLLIE - Edward,  1094 acres,  Southbridge,   and homestead ---


Monday 21 June 1886
Dunedin - 094  & 095
CRANE -  Charles,  swept off the breakwater, works at the Otago Heads  on Sat. aft.  -- leaves a wife and family.

Volunteer Funeral -  096
McDEVITT - Mr P. was interred with military honours ----  lots more ---

Property For Sale -  097
NEVILLE - Samuel,  (leaving Waiau for Nelson)   7 allotments of land ---

Obituary - 098  & 099
WILKIN -  Robert,  at his res. "Holmwood" Fendalton,  b. at Tinwald Downs, Dumfrieshire.  mother was Rachel Douglas Laurie,
             dau. of parish minister at Tinwald.   -- 1839 sailed for Melbourne in the "Midlothian"  ---- came to NZ in 1858 ---  a very long column ----


Tuesday 22 June 1886
Bankruptcy -  099
McKNIGHT - Robert,   ----

Accidents -  103
WHITEFIELD - a sawyer at Little River -- broke his arm --- 
FOWDEN -  Mr,  of Timaru --  suffered a broken ankle ---
MORGAN - sons of Mr J. Morgan,  aged 2 and 3 of Hororata, were accidentally shot at ---

For Sale -  104
NEIGHBOURS - Mr Wm. (moving to Wellington)  ---- surplus stock & plant ---

Inquest - 106 & 107 & 108
VERRALL - William,  died on Saturday 12 June --  age 64, ---  lots more ---


Wednesday 23 June 1886
Bankruptcy Notices -  109
McCONNELL - William,  farmer, Springston --- 
MORAN - Charles,  farmer of Templeton ---
KNOWLES -  Henry,  of Sydenham,  ---

Clearing Sale -  111
FRASER - Rev.  Charles, (giving up housekeeping on account of ill-health) ----

Public Notice -  112
GREEN - Tom,  has returned from England, and taken possession of the Sydenham Hotel ---

Auction -  113
HAMILTON - Edward,  family leaving the Colony ----    

Clearing Sale -  114
RADFORD - Joseph,  going to the North Island ---

George & Dragon Hotel - 115
SIMMONS -  Mr G.  selling by Auction the hotel and 8 acres at Templeton -----

Funeral of Robert Wilkin  -  116
WILKIN - Robert,  very large funeral --  more than 80 carriages --    lots more ---


Thursday 24 June 1886
Auction - 118
EDWARDS -  Mr W.J.  sell at Waikari ---  stock and effects.

Obituary -  120
GOSLING - John,  a colonist of between 30 and 40 years ---  28 in the Rangiora district.

Invercargill  -  121
MacKAY - a girl age 2 yrs 10mths  dau. of W.G.  died ---


Friday 25 June 1886
Clearing Sale -  123
HODGE - Mr J. -- leaving the farm ---

Kaikoura -  124
ROLLINSHAW - C. Benson, bootmaker,   died is a fire at the Commercial Hotel ---


Saturday 26 June 1886
Inquest -  126
FULLARTON -  James,  found dead in his office on Thursday -- 


Monday 28 June 1886
Wellington -  129
MULLENS -  a man,  drowned in the harbour --- 

Accident -  130
REID -  Mr A.M.  footballer,  met with a nasty accident  ---  


Tuesday 29 June 1886
Bankruptcy -  131
IRELAND - George Wallace,  of Doyleston, ---
McCALLUM - Malcolm,  watchmaker ----

Presentation -  144  & 145
KEANE - Rev. Father,  at Geraldine,  moving to Sydney ---  lots more ---


Wednesday 30 June 1886
Wellington - 146  & 147  & 148
BARNICOAT - James Tressider,  a master at Wellington College,  b. Nelson,  an athlete -- 

Auction -  150
REED - David,  prop. of the Bluff Hotel, Coalgate,  ----  more ---

Invercargill -  151
DORRIGAN - Roger,  found dead in bed at Stoney Creek Hotel -- 

Clearing Sale -  152
EASTERBROOK - Mr R.R.  of Styx,  retiring from farming ---  list of live and dead stock ---

Bankruptcy -  153
EDMONDS - George,  a butcher,  of Christchurch.  ---

Accidents & Inquests -  155
FAHEY - William,  broke a leg yesterday --- 
b - Dennis,  inquest -- body found in Hae Hae to Moana ---  

Presentation  at Yaldhurst  -  156
PEAT - Mr H.  leaving the headmastership of the district school  -- moving to Courtenay ---

Hokitika -  157
TRICE - James,  Harbour Master and Signalman     for 20yrs,  died ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
20 March 2014
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