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Friday 1 April  1887
Birth  -
COLLINS  -  March 30 at the Parsonage,  Rakaia,  to wife of Rev H. Collins, - a daughter.
HILL  -  March 31 at 31 Hereford street,  to wife of P. Hill, a son.

Funeral Notice  -
LOCKHART  -  William  to leave Christchurch Hospital Sunday half past 2 o'clock for the Addington Cemetery
JOHNSTON  -  Andrew,  funeral of late son will leave Smith street, Kaiapoi,  for the English Cemetery on Saturday at 2-30pm.


Saturday  2  April  1887

Marriage  -
GORDON  -  WETHERALL  - March 15 at   James Gordon,  to  Annie Spence,  5th daughter of  late William Wetherall,  The Kinnegar, Holywood, Ireland.
INNES-JONES   -  MOSS  - March 22 at Greymouth,  --   the Rev Alan Stanley Innes-Jones   to  Annie Martha,  eldest daughter of G.W.Moss,  of Greymouth.

Death  -
KELLY  -  March 31 at Christchurch,  Mrs Mary Kelly,  aged 68 years.
WOOD  -  April 1st at Hillsborough,  Cecil John,  son of Edward George and Sarah Wood,   aged 3 weeks.
WINSTANLEY  -  March 30 at London street,  Richmond,  Thomas Frederick,  only child of Charles Frederick & Margaret Winstanley, aged 2 and half months.


Monday 4 April  1887

Birth  - 
GREENAWAY  -  March 28 to wife of J.M.Grrenaway,  Orari, South Canterbury, - a son,  stillborn.

Marriage  -
DRUMMOND  - AGNEW  - March 23,  Frederick William Drummond,  Timaru,  to   Elizabeth Agnew, dau of Mr James Agnew, Burnside, farmer, St Andrews.

Death  -
BARCOCK  -  April 1 at South Rakaia,  Ethel Jane,  youngest daughter of William and Esther Barcock,  aged 12 months.

Funeral Notices  -
TAYLOR  -  late son Robert John, leave res. 9 Antigua Street, for Addington Cemetery at 2pm, Tuesday 5 April
ADAMS  -   George,  to the leave hospital Tuesday at half past one o'clock, for the Addington Cemetery
OFFWOOD  -  late wife Mary Ann,  leave res. Ferry road, Tuesday at 3 o'clock for the Heathcote Cemetery.
WEBBER  -   late son William, will leave from res. Temperance Hotel, Rangiora, Tuesday April 5th at 3pm for the Church of England Cemetery Rangiora.


Tuesday  5 April 1887

Birth  -
ALLISON  -  April 4 at 80 Chester street, east, to wife of Henry Allison,  - a son.
BOAG  -  April 1st at Burnside, Fendalton,  to wife of W. Boag, - a daughter.
CLARKE  -  April 3 at Sewell street,  Kaiapoi to wife of F.H.Clarke, Saltwater Creek,  - a daughter.
HAYTER  -  April 4 at Timaru,  to wife of Captain Hayter, -  a son.

Marriage  -
McDOWELL  -  MILLAR  - on March 23 at the res. of the Bride's father,  Beach road,    Thomas McDowell,  to   Mary Millar,  both of Ashburton.

Death  -
IVES  -  April 3 at her res. Springfield road,  Sarah,  beloved wife of George Ives,  aged 44
WEBBER  -  April 3 at Rangiora, William Alford,  eldest son of John and Elizabeth Webber,  aged 25 or(5 or 8) ? years accidently killed by a fall from a horse.


Wednesday  6 April  1887

Death  -
WOOD  -  April 4  at  Hillsborough,    Alice Jane,  daughter of   Edward George and Sarah Wood,  aged 2 and half days.

Funeral Notice  -  
CARTER
  -  Olive Emma, dau. of  John Carter l leave his residence,  Upper Riccarton,    Thursday April 7th at 1-30pm for the Riccarton Cemetery.


Thursday  7 April 1887

Birth  -
MORRIS  -  April 4 at Southbridge,  Mrs C.D.Morris,  - a son.

Marriage  -
GREEN  -  CROWE  - March 30 at -----   Richard,  eldest son of Thomas H.Green,   to   Edith,  3rd daughter of W. Crowe,  both of Christchurch.

Death  -
WEBSTER  -  April 5 at Oamaru Hospital,  Robert Webster,  aged 14 years.


Saturday  9 April  1887

Marriage  -
JEFFRES  -  BARRET  - March 31 at --  Andrew Jeffres,  to   Annie Barret,  6th daughter of Jonathon Barret,  Creek road, Linwood, 

Death  -
COCHRANE  -  April 2 at 251 Armagh street, John Moor,  infant son of the late J.M.Cochrane Mount White,  aged 2yrs 4mths.
SCHULTHREIS  - at the Rose of Denmark Hotel,  St Asaph street, Christchurch,  Sophia Schulthois,  beloved wife of Carl,  aged 46 yrs.
                                        (there are 2 different spellings of the surname in the paper)


Monday 11 April  1887

Birth  -
ANDERSON  -  at Sandyford street,  Sydenham,  to wife of W. Anderson,  - a daughter
SLOSS  -  April 4 to wife of R. Sloss,  Montrose,  Amuri,  - a son.
TAYLOR  -  April 10 at Selwyn street,  to wife of William Taylor,  - a daughter.


Tuesday  12 April  1887

Birth  -
ANDERSON      -  April 9 to wife of A. Anderson,  Opawa,  - a son.

Death  - 
ELLISDON  -  April 8 (Good Friday) Ellen Mary, beloved wife of Edward S. Ellisdon,  Leith street,   Dunedin
McCONNELL  -  44 Peterborough street,  beloved wife of Mr Hamilton McConnell,  aged 36 years
RICE  -  April 10  at Richmond,  Anne Mary,  3rd daughter of William J. and Isabella Rice,  aged 15 mths.  Belfast and Brisbane papers please copy.
SAVILLE  -  April 11th at Christchurch Hospital,  George Bowyer,  youngest son of Robert and Sarah Saville,  aged 12 years.

Marriages  -
BENNETT WILLSTEED  -  April 5 at   ----  John Bennett,  of Geraldine,   to   Laura,  eldest daughter of W.S. Willsteed, Christchurch.
FARR  -  KEAND  - April 7 at Linwood,  by Rev J.Elmslie,  M.A.  Everard Cecil Farr   to   Mary Cairns Keand.
WHYTE  -  PHILP  -o n April 6 at ----- Robert John,  2nd son of Robert Whyte Christchurch   to  Elizabeth,  eldest daughter of James Pringle Philp,  Timaru.

Death  -
FRIEDLANDER  -  April 9 Burnett street,  Ashburton,  Laura Anita,  dearly beloved daughter of Hugo and Isabel Friedlander,  aged 4 mths.
KING  -  April 10 at res. of Mrs Pope, 17 Worcester street, East,  Samuel,  much loved husband of Emma King,  aged 30


Wednesday  13 April  1887
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Birth  -
KELSEY  -  April 12 at Dunedin,  Mrs A.R.Kelsey,  - a daughter.
MANIFOLD  -  April 10 at Strowan,  Lake Colac, Victoria,  Mrs Wm. T.Manifold,  - a son.

Marriages  -
KING  -   SMITH  -  on April 7 at --  John,  son of Mr John King,  of Christchurch,   to   Margaret Ann,  dau of Mrs J.Smith,  Huntsbury St Martins,  Opawa.
LAHNMANN  -  MOSS   - March 31 at-  Ashburton,   Carl Frederick Lahnmann   to   Amy Mary  (Totty)  Moss,  eldest daughter of W.B.Moss.
McKENZIE  -  CHYNOWTH  - March 31 at the res. ---  Thomas McKenzie,  of Kaituna,  farmer, to Kate, dau of Mrs Chyboweth,  Dublin street,  Lyttelton.
TROTT  -  KERR  -on March 30 at the res. of the brides sister,  Union street,  Dunedin,  Henry Trott, Esq.,  Springston,  Canterbury,  late of Somerset,                                                 England,   to   Christina,  3rd daughter of the late Staff Sergeant-Major James Kerr,  late R.A. of Christchurch.

Deaths  -
KEIR  -  on April 12 at Cox street,  Ashburton,  Janet,  beloved wife of James Keir,  aged 26 years.
TOON  -  April 12 at Halswell,  Alice Ann, eldest daughter of S.and M.A. Toon,  aged 15 years. (5 could be a 6)


Thursday 14 April  1887 
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Birth  -
BRECHEY  -  April 11 at Armagh street,  Mrs Jno Brechey,  - a daughter.
ELMSLIE  -  April 13 at St Paul's Manse,  Christchurch,  to wife of Rev J.Elmslie,  - a daughter.
KELSEY  -  April 12 at Dunedin,  Mrs A.R.Kelsey, -  a daughter.

Marriage  -
JEWELL  - ESNOUF  -  April 11 at --- William Allen Jewell,  son of W.H.Jewell,  Chch,  to Helene Ada Esnouf, dau. of the late Francis Esnouf,  St Albans.


Friday 15 April  1887

Funeral Notices   -    page 2
BARR   -  Emily,    mother of   Mrs H. Sainsbury  ----      Monday 18th at half past 1 o'clock,  for the Addington Cemetery
BUSH  -  Matilda Elizabeth,  wife of Mr Charles Bush,  late Harper street, Sydenham,  Tuesday 19th at half past 2 o'clock, for Addington Cemetery
PILKINGTON  -    Maria,  wife of Mr Benjamin Pilkington   will leave his  res.  South Town belt, on Sunday  17th  at 2-30pm  for the Addington Cemetery.


Monday  18 April  1887  
page 2
Birth  -
GARNETT  - April 17 at London street, Woolston,  to wife of J.Garnett,  - a daughter.
PEARSON  -  April 10 at 46 Crescent road, St Albans,  to wife of John Pearson,  - a son.

Marriage  -
FARRELL  -  NUTTALL  -  April 13 at  Merivale,  --- Lieutenant J.Farrell   to   Edith,  youngest  daughter of John Nuttall, Esq.  Hewitts road,  Merivale.

Deaths  -
DAY  -  April 16 at Waltham road,  Stanley Charles,  only son of C.F. and E. Day,  aged 5 and half months.
MILLTON  -  April 16 at Birch Hill,  Caroline  beloved wife of William Newton Millton,  in her 51st year.


Tuesday  19  April  1887

Marriage  -
TRUEMAN  - DANKS  - April 5 at res.of John Danks, -- Albert Park, Victoria,  Thomas A. Trueman   to   Clara Louisa,  dau.of Thomas Danks,  of this City.

Death  -
HILLARY -  April 18 at his residence Bamford street,  off Ferry road,  Woolston,  Naylor Hillary  late of Arkingarthdale,  Yorkshire,  England,  in his 54th year.

Funeral Notice  -
WILSON  -    Arthur,  to leave his res. Middleton, Wednesday April 20th at 2pm for the Riccarton Cemetery.


Wednesday  20  April 1887

Birth  -
MANNING  -  April 19 at 28 Kilmore street, Christchurch, NZ,  to wife of C.H.Manning,  - a daughter.

Marriage  -
ROSE  -  McDOWALL  -  April 12 at the residence of the bride's father,  Ranghleigh, Riccarton,  Christchurch, by Rev John Elmslie, M.A.  W.H.Rose,  of                                                             Dunedin,   to   Margaret Hester,  2nd daughter of J.C.McDowall.

Deaths  -
HALL  -  April 18 at Chch,  Charles Raymond Jesse,  only son of W.H. and J. Hall,  aged 7mths.
SHEEHAN  -  April 17  William, 2nd son of Thos. Sheehan, Wansworth street, Sydenham,  beloved nephew of Mrs Bruns,  near Rangiora, 
                               and grandson of William Sheehan,  of Cecilstown,  aged 24,     Mallow papers please copy.

Funeral Notices  -
HILLARY  -  Naylor,  leave his late residence Bamford street,  Woolston,  Thursday 21st inst.  at 2pm,  for the Public Cemetery.
DENHAM  -   Frederic George, son of Samuel Denham  will leave his res.  Bowen street, Sydenham, Thurs. 21st at 2-30pm. for the Addington Cemetery


Thursday  21 April 1887

Birth  -
WAGSTAFF  -  on April 19  at Harper street, Sydenham,  to wife of C.W.Wagstaff,  - a daughter.

Marriage  -
GRIGG  -   CASSELLS  -  on March 31 at Willow Farm, Kaiapoi,  James Grigg,  son of the late Edward Grigg, of the Wren's Nest Farm,  Dudley,   to                                                               Euphemia Cassells,  eldest daughter of the late Alexander Cassells,  plasterer,  Dundas,  Scotland.

Deaths  -
HENDERSON  -  January  1 1886 at Sydney,  John Henderson, (late of New Zealand Mounted Constabulary) dearly loved brother of   Mrs G.C. Fitz-Gibbon,    KERR  -  on April 4 at Parade,  Ascot Vale,  Melbourne,  Laura Ethel,  dearly beloved infant daughter of Edward and Minnie Kerr,  aged 4 and half months.


Friday  22 April  1887

Birth  -
CHARLESWORTH -  April 18 at 22 Chester street,  to wife of W.S.Charlesworth, - a daughter.

Marriage  -
BECK  -  COX  -  April 6 at the residence of Mr C.H. Lascelles,  Christchurch,  by William Beck,  of Wellington,   to   Beatrice Charlotte Cox  of Christchurch .
GARDENER  -  PELL -   April 19  at ---   William Charles Booking Gardener,   of Wellington,     to   Mary,  2nd daughter of Frank Pell,  of Melbourne,.
McBRIDE  -  ALLEN  -    April 20  at Ashley,  by Rev E. Tout,  William McBride   to   Mary Isabella Allen,  both of County Down,  Ireland.

Death  -
BROWN  -  April 21  Harry,  eldest son of John Brown,  Shirley, Christchurch,  aged 30? years
DALZIEL  -  April 20 at Linwood,  Francis James,  beloved son of Matthew and Ann Dalziel,  in his 10th year.


Saturday  23 April  1887

page 3
Birth  -
HUNTER  -  on April 13 at Greymouth,  to wife of J.B.Hunter,  - a son.
HERBERT  -  on April 19 at the Schoolhouse,  Seafield,  to wife of W.H.Herbert. - a son.

Marriages  -
FIELD  -  NORRIS  - on April 14 at -- Lyttelton, -- Thomas Chamberlain,  6th son of George Field, Esq, Port Levy,   to  Elizabeth  Annie, dau. of Capt. Norris,                                      of Lyttelton.
MARSHALL  -  JACK  - on April 21 at --- by-- James Marshall,  of Rangiora,   to  Jessie Barc?ey,  dau.of  Mr James Jack,  farmer,  Moeraki Downs.

Death  -
BEVAN  -  on April 21 at her father's residence Caledonian road, St Albans,  Kate,  beloved daughter of T. and M. Bevan,  aged 19 years.
REESE  -  on April 22 at his residence,  Oliver Goldsmith street,  Sydenham,  William Reese,  aged 57


Monday 25 April  1887

Deaths  -
McINTYRE  -  April 23 at his res. Dalcroy House,  Dampier's Bay, Lyttelton,  Captain Daniel McIntyre,  formerly of the ship "Chrysolite" and late Wellington.
McKINNON  -  March 8 at Bunnu? (Edwardesbad?)  Punjab,  India,  Lieut-Col. C.K.McKinnon 5th Punjab Infantry.
ROSS  -  April 28 at Lyttelton,  Robert Moffatt,  2nd son of John and Jane Ross  17 years of age
JONES  -  April 25  Edward Jones,  late of Rangiora  of Typhoid fever,  Wellington papers please copy


Tuesday 26 April  1887

Birth  -
BANKS  -  April 22 at the Schoolhouse,  Lincoln,  to wife of W.A. Banks, - a son.
MIDGLEY  -  April 24  at Rakaia,  to wife of William Midgley, -  a daughter.
RHIND  -  on April 25 at Tua Mariua,  St Albans,  to wife of W.G.Rhind, -  a daughter.

Marriage  -
BLACKETT   -   WALLER  - April 20 at the residence of the bride's father,  Loburn,  by Rev E.Tout,  Henry Blackett,  of Rangiora,   to   Jane Carrigill Waller.
CLARK  -   DUREY  - April 19 at the residence of the bride's father,  Riccarton,  -- G.M.Clark,   to Christina Alison,  dau. of Mr J.Durey,  both of Riccarton.

Death  -
BUSH  -  April 25 at 131 East belt,  May,  youngest daughter of William and E.J.Bush,  aged 10 years.
COLEMAN  -  April 25 at Riverside,  beloved wife of Samuel Coleman,  aged 48.


Wednesday 27 April 1887

Birth  -
RHIND  -  on April 25 at Tua Mariua,  St Albans,  to wife of W.G.Rhind,  - a daughter.

Marriage  -
BUTLER  -  WYMOND  -  March 28 at Balmain,  Sydney,--  George, son of William Bradley Butler,  of Savage Gardens,  London,   to   Elsie Ruth,  dau. of                                     Thomas Stocker Wymond,  of Brisbane,  formerly of Nelson and Christchurch, NZ, Home and New Zealand papers please copy,


Thursday 28 April 1887

Birth  -
BROWN  -  April 17 at 17 Worcester street,  to wife of Edward Hatfield Brown, -  a son.

Death  -
BARNETT  -  April 27 at the res. of his parents,  Kingsley street, Sydenham, Ernest Alfred,  infant son of George and Minnie Barnett,  aged 4 weeks.
BISHOP  - April 25 at 2 Cranmer square,  Edward Brenchley Bishop,  in his 76th year.
COMPTON  -  April 8 at South street, Ashburton,  Elizabeth, beloved wife of William be B. Compton.  aged 34.
HALE  -  April 27  Vivian Harold,  infant son of E. and B. Hale, Papanui road,  aged 3 weeks.


Friday 29 April  1887

Marriage  -
CULVER  -   CHAMBER  -  April 27 at --  William James, son of Rev James Culver, of Ringwood?,  Hampshire, England, to Maggie,  2nd daughter of                                                 W.Chamber Esq. of Fernside.

Death  -
BUSH  -  April 16 at her residence, Harper street, Sydenham,  Matilda Elizabeth Liscombe, beloved wife of Mr Chas. Bush,  aged 40 years. 
                            London and Cardiff papers please copy.


Saturday 30 April  1887

Birth  -
McCRACKEN   -   April 27  at Hayland Station,  to wife of James McCracken,  - a daughter.

Marriage  -
COLEMAN  -   BARKLE  -   on April 13 at the Registry Office,  Luke Coleman   to   Mary Barkle,  both of Christchurch.

Funeral Notice  - 
CUNNEEN 
- Patrick,  -- are invited to attend his funeral which will leave his late res. at Broadfield,  near Wheatsheaf,  Sunday May 1 at 2pm.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
12 January 2007

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