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Friday 2  December  1887
Births  -  002
BISSET  -  on 27 Nov at ---  to wife of G. Bisset  -  a daughter
GLEN  -  on 30 Nov. at Linwood,  to wife of R.P.Glen  -  a son
NALDER  -  on 30 Nov at  East Oxford  to wife of Wm Arthur Nalder  -  a son.

Marriages  -  002
BULLOCK -  WOOD  on 30 Nov at ---  George Barkentin son of Alfred Bullock, Avonside,  to Eliza, dau of W.D.Wood, Riccarton, Christchurch
McDOWALL  -  McDOWALL  -  on 26 Nov. at ----   William Marshall,  son of R.M.McDowall  to  Cecily May, dau of J.C.McDowall.

Deaths  -  002
HARKISS -  on 1 Dec at Lyttelton,  William Joseph,  infant son of Thomas and Sybella   aged 6mths ------
KING  -  on 28 Nov at Tai-Tapu  beloved wife of Thomas King  in her 38th year -------


Saturday  3 December  1887
Deaths  -  004
DYKES  -  Henry Augustus  Dykes,  aged 44   Home and German papers please copy.
JURY  -  on 2 Dec  at Lyttelton,  Thomas Bowie,  infant  son of George & Jane Jury  aged 12 mths.


Monday  5 December  1887
Birth  -  008
HILL -  on 2 Dec  at his res. to the  the wife of Mr G.W.Hill -  a son.


Tuesday  6 December  1887
Birth  -  012
HARRISON  -  on 2 Dec at ----  to wife of Mr Joshua Harrison  -  a son.

Deaths  -  012  page 2
ROBSON  -  on 6 Dec at ----   George Robson  aged  65
REEVES   -  on 5 Dec Walter de Gex Reeves,  4th son of Edmund Reeves,  Wimbledon,  Surrey,  aged 31
CHANEY  -  on 5 Dec at --  poor little Charlie,  dearly bel son of George and Ada Chaney,  aged 1 year 5 weeks.
LEGGETT -  on 5 Dec at ---  Benjamin,  nephew of J.Killick,  son of Mrs Leggett,  London,    aged 19 years.
MUMFORD  -  on 5 Dec at ---  Martha,  beloved wife of David Mumford,  aged 67 years  -----

Marriage  -  013  page 3
BETTY  -  HAGERTY - at Christchurch on 6 December,  Stewart Betty  to Mary Ann Hagerty.

Funeral Notice  -  014
ROBSON -  George,  -----  Wednesday at half past 2 o'clock  for the Addington Cemetery.


Wednesday 7 December  1887
Births  -  017
HACKSHAW -  on 28 November at -----  to wife of William Hackshaw - a son.
SNOW  - on 2 December  at Dallington,  to wife of F.P.Snow,  of Peraki,  a daughter.

Deaths  -  017
REEVES  -  on 5 Dec.  Walter de Gex Reeves,  4th son of Edmund Reeves,  Wimbledon,  aged 31.
ROBINSON  -  on 5 Dec at ----  infant son of George and Mary Robinson,  aged 16 days.
ROBSON -  on 6 Dec at  ----  Sydenham,  George Robson,  aged  65
SNOWBALL  -  on 6 Dec at London Street,  Richmond,  William Aubone,  inf son of W. and E. Snowball,  aged 3 mths.


Thursday  8 December  1887
Births  -  022
EMPSON  -  on 7 Dec at Opawa  to wife of A. Empson  -  a daughter
MASSEY  -   on 7 Dec at   -----  to wife of Charles Beeston Massey  -  a son.

Death  -  022
WYATT  -  on 7 Dec at --  Victor Cecil,  son of Alfred and Isabella Wyatt,  aged 6 and half months.


Friday 9 December  1887
Birth  -  023
McKAY  -  on  6 Dec  to wife of William McKay,  Springfield  -  a son.


Saturday  10 December  1887
Marriage  -  026
CAMERON  -  LEWIS   - 
on 7 Dec at  -----Wm Cameron,  son of Mr Alex Cameron,  Aberdeen, Scotland,  to  Amelia Ellen Lewis,  2nd dau of T. Lewis, Christchurch.

Deaths  -  026
FRANCIS -  at ---  Harradine Cameron,  inf. son of J.E.  and M.A. Francis,  aged 8 days
MARSH  -  at Templeton,  on 9 Dec  George Marsh   aged 76  ----


Monday  12 December  1887
Marriage  -  031
STILLWELL  -  WATT - on 7 Dec at --Edward John, son of John Stillwell,  Hillmorten  to  Annie,  dau of late Alexander Wyatt  of Fernside, Canterbury.

Death  -  031
STAPLEFORTH -  on 10 Dec at Rangiora,  James Ivory,  son of Mr W. Stapleforth,  aged 27 years.


Tuesday  13 December  1887
Death  - 034
YOUNG  -  on 12 Dec at his res.  Sefton,  James Young,  sen.  aged 69 years


Wednesday  14 December  1887
Birth  -  038
TUCKER  -  on 7 Dec at  --- Napier  to wife of R.S.Tucker,  of Christchurch  -  a daughter.

Death  -  038
WASHBOURNE  -  on 13 Dec at  Brockworth,  Riccarton,  Mary Elizabeth,  wife of Henry John Washbourne,  aged 64.


Thursday  15 December  1887
Marriages  -  041
KERMODE  -  PADDY  - on 8 Dec at ---- Joseph Henry Kermode, son of late Thomas Kermode,  Isle of Man,  to Mary Amelia,  adopted dau. of W. Paddy
PURCHASE  -  COX - at --- by Primate of NZ (grandfather of the bride)  the Rev. H.T.Purchase  to  Lily Eleanor, dau. of C. Percy Cox,  of Christchurch


Saturday  17 December  1887
Funeral Notices  -  043  page 2
ARMSTRONG  - Jane  dau of John, leave his res at Loburn tomorrow  at 12-10pm  for the Church of England cemetery,  Rangiora.

Births  - 044   page 3
ALLAN  -   on 15 Dec at Ferry road,  to Mrs W.L.Allan  -  a son.
GUNDRY  -  on 14 Dec at Christchurch  to wife of W.H.Gundry  -  a son.
KING  -  on 13 Dec a tArmagh  street,  Linwood,    to wife of James King  (of Wellington )  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  044
ENGLAND  -  ELLIS  - on  8 December, Ernest Alfred,  son of late Kelynge England  to Clara,  dau of late William Henry Ellis,  both of Christchurch.

Deaths  -  044
ALLAN  -  on 15 Dec at Ferry road,    bel. wife of W.L. Allan,  Acton,  Rakaia,  aged   3?  years  (31)
COOK  -  on 17 Dec at Tuam st,  west,  Edward Cook,  bel.   son of Amos Cook,  aged 17


Monday  19 December  1887
Births  -  047
JONES  -  on 15 Dec at  5 Hereford Tce,  Mrs J. Ormsby Jones -  a daughter
TOSWILL  -  on 17 Dec  at the Parsonage,  Lincoln,  to wife of Rev. A.R.D. Toswill  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  047
MONTIGUE  -    on 15 Dec at 323 Colombo st  north,  Ada,  bel. wife of J. Montague,  aged 29.
MOORE  -    on 18 Dec,  ---  Mr Robert Moore,  at his res.  Hills Hills road,  (  Rhodes'  Swamp)    milkman,  aged  40 years.

Funeral Notice  048
MOORE  -  Robert,  leave his res  -----   tomorrow Tuesday  at 2-30pm  for the Addington Cemetery.


Tuesday  20 December  1887
Births  -  051
EVANS  -   on 18 Dec at Merivale  to wife of Alfred Evans  -  a daughter.
FULTON  -  on 19 Dec at Rangiora,  to wife of John Fulton  -  a daughter.
WELLS  -  on 16 Dec at Ellerbeck,  Amberley  to wife of C.A.Wells -   a daughter

Marriage  -  051
BROWNELL  -  SCOTT  -  
on 13 Dec at -- West Oxford, North Canterbury --  Tasman William, son of Captain J.S.Brownell, of Onehunga,  to  Jessie Mary Waimate,  dau. of  W.H.Scott ---

Deaths  -  051
DAVIS  -  on 19 Dec at Richmond,  Margaret Pattison,  bel wife of J.G.Davis,  aged 33 years
MILLER  -  on 6 Nov, at Cincinnati,  U.S.A.  ---  of   Typhoid fever    Mrs G.W.Miller (formerly Miss Florence Wilson, Christchurch)


Wednesday  21 December  1887
Births  -  054
FULLER  -  on 20 December  at Ashbourne,  Ferry Road,  to wife of W.H.Fuller  -  a  son  stillborn.

Marriages  -  054
HART  -  SHURY  -  on 20 Dec at ---Ashburton -- Robert William son of George Hart, of Winchmore  to  Ellen Grace,  dau. of A.H.Shury ------ Ashburton
SEAGER  -  CONNON  -  on 20 Dec at ----  S.Hurst Seager  to  Hestor Connon.

Deaths  -  054
FULLER  -  on 20 Dec at Ashbourne,  Ferry road,  Elizabeth,  bel. wife of W.H.Fuller,  in her 35th year. ------
PARSONS  - on 19 Dec  at Opawa,  Elizabeth Helen,  widow of F.J.Parsons,  aged 47.


Friday 23 December  1887
Death  -  060
BRIGGS  -  on 23 December  at Hereford st, west,  Marianne,  bel. wife of John Briggs,  (Sergeant, Christchurch Police)  aged 35 years.


Saturday  24 December  1887
Funeral Notice  -  064  page 2
De La MARE  -  Caroline Ada ---    for the Addington Cemetery  on Sunday 25th  at 3pm  ----

Births  -  065    page 3
BRUNT  -  on 23 Dec. at Linwood  to wife of John E. Brunt  -  a son
FERGUSON -  on 23 Dec at National Bank, Hereford st,  to wife of A. Ferguson - a son.
McCAUSLAND  -  on 23 Dec at  -----  Mrs Clark McCausland,  Papanui  -  a son.

Deaths  -  065
De La Mare  -  at St Albans,  Caroline Ada,  aged 25.
SCOTT  -  on 21 Dec at Christchurch Hosp. through fall from a horse,  Adam Scott,  of Roxburghshire,  Scotland,  in his 62nd year.  ----


Monday 26 December  1887
Birth  -  067
STEELE  -  on 24 Dec at Lyttelton  to wife of A.W.Steele -  a son.

Deaths  -  067
GUTHRIE  -  on 23 Dec  at Belfast,  Colville,  bel son of Robert Guthrie,  aged  3 years and 10mths.
NORTHEY  -  on 24 Dec at ----  Lyttelton,  William Northey,  of Cornwall,  England,  aged 72  ----


Tuesday  27 December  1887
Birth  -  068
COOK -  on 26 Dec at Warwick House  to wife of Charles Cook - a daughter

Marriage  -  068
REYNOLDS  -  PETERSON  -  on 24 Dec  at ---Halswell  Michael Reynolds   to  Matilda Peterson.

Death  -  068
ROTHEBY -  on 24 Dec   drowned in Lake Ellesmere,  John,  son of Henry Rothery,  aged  19.


Wednesday  28 December  1887
Births  -  071
DANDY  - on 26 Dec  to wife of Arthur R. Dandy  -  a son.
HULSTON  -  on 25 Dec  at New Brighton to wife of A. Hulston  -  a son.

Marriages  -  071
BRYANT  -  WILLIAMS  -  on 21 Dec at ---  William Geo. Bryant   to  Amy Read Williams -----
LOCK  -  COOKE  -  on 26 Dec at ------  Richmond  -----    Jethro Lock  to  Mary Elizabeth (Minnie)  3rd dau of J.S.Cooke,  all of Christchurch.

Death  -  071
CURTIS  -  on 27 Dec at res of her parents ---  Linwood,  Eva Clara,  bel and dau of Frank and Clara Curtis,  aged 3 and half years


Thursday  29 December  1887
Births  - 077
MARSHALL  -  on 24 Dec at ---  to wife of C.J.Marshall -  a daughter
THOMPSON  -  on Christmas day  at the schoolhouse,  Pleasant Point  to wife of J.Thompson  -  a daughter.

Marriage -  077
WOOD  -  MANSELL -  on 28 Dec at ---   Gordon Parker Wood,  of Timaru  to  Margaret,  dau of late W. Mansell  of Christchurch.


Friday  30 December  1887
Birth  -  080
KAY  -  on 23 Dec at Brookshaw,  Pigeon Bay  to wife of Charles Phillips Kay  -  a son  stillborn

Marriages  -  080
HEARD  -  EVANS  -  on 14 Dec at ---  Levi William Heard  to  Charlotte Martha Evans,  7th dau of G.Evans,  builder  of Addington.
HINDMARSH  -  MUFF -  on 29 Dec at --- Walter Morton Hindmarsh,  son of W.H.S.Hindmarsh, Reefton,  to  Elizabeth 6th dau of late Isaac Muff ----
WILSON  -  GOSS -  on 26 Dec at ----  Hugh Wilson  to  Annie,  3rd dau of James Goss,  Christchurch.

Deaths  -  080
BOWLES  -  on 29 Dec at --  Linwood,  George Richard,  bel son of Henry and Julia Bowles,  aged 4 mths.
SHAVE  -  on 29 Dec at --  Edmund  George Shave,  late of Jersey,  aged 37.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
10 July  2009

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