Lyttelton Times    -   January  1888

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Monday 2 January 1888

Births - 002
COX - on 28 Dec.  at -- to wife of Charles J.  - a son.

Marriages - 002
KENNEDY - SIBBALD - on 29 Dec. at -- James Price Kennedy to Mary Brown Sibbald.
LUCAS - BAYLEY - on 29 Dec. at -- John Owen, son of William Lucas  to Mary Francis, dau. of John Bayley ---

Death - 002
BAMFORD - James,  on 30 Dec.  4th son of late John Dean Bamford, age 29.

Funeral Notice -  005
BAMFORD - James,  --   for the Heathcote Cemetery ---


Wednesday 4 January 1888
Funeral Notice -  010
KIRBY - Ruth, wife of Austin, --  Church of England Cemetery, Timaru.


Thursday 5 January 1888
Births -  013
KELLY - on 28 Dec. at -- to wife of J.P. Kelly - a son.
QUAIFE - on 4 Jan. at -- Halswell to wife of F.W.Quaife -  a son.

Marriage - 013
KENT - STERLING -  on 2 Jan. at -- Edward E.S.Kent  to Mary, dau. of John Sterling, -- Ireland.

Deaths - 013
DONALD - Matilda Agnes, on 31 Dec. at Doyleston, dau. of William & Margaret, age 20.

Funeral Notices - 014
KIRBY - Ruth,  -- this day -- Timaru --
LISSIMAN - Henry Barber, --  this day --  for the Church of England Cemetery, Lyttelton.
LISSIMAN -   Loyal City of Norwich Lodge No. 4356, Lyttelton.


Friday 6 January 1888
Marriage -  017
BAKER - LUKE - on 4 Jan. at -- Wellington  Henry Goldney Baker  to Edith Julia, granddaughter of Capt. W.S. Luke -- Devonshire.

Death - 017
PARSONS - Tregonwell Henry White,  on 4 Jan. at --  from Blandford, Dorsetshire,  age 76


Saturday 7 January 1888

Birth -  020
NEIGHBOURS - on 5 Jan. at -- to wife of W. Neighbours - a son.

Marriages - 020
THWAITES - CARTER - on 26 Dec. at -- Alfred James Thwaites  to Eliza Jane Carter.
WALKER - CHAPMAN - on 3 Jan. at --  Timaru Thomas Alexander Walker (headmaster Waimataitai School) 
                    to Anne Eliza, dau. of Thomas Chapman, Timaru.

Deaths - 020
BATH -   wife of S. Bath,  on 6 Jan. at --  age 39
JORGENSEN - Capt. J.M.  (late schooner Maud Graham)  on 6 Dec. at -- age 59
LOUGH - Martha Elizabeth, on 5 Jan. at -- wife of Henry, sen.  age 79
WISHART - Mary, wife of John,  on 5 Jan. at --  age 59.

Funeral Notices -  023
JORGENSEN - Capt. J. M.   on Sunday --  for the Public Cemetery --
JORGENSEN - Canterbury Kilwinning Lodge, Lyttelton.
LOUGH - Martha Elizabeth,  wife of Henry --  this day --  for Amberley Cemetery.


Monday 9 January 1888
Birth - 026
BROWN - on 8 Jan. at -- to wife of J. Macmillan Brown - a daughter.

Death - 026
CHISHOLM - Mary Jane,  on 29 Dec. at -- Napier, wife of James B.  age 24. -----

Funeral Notice -027
FALOON - Thomas Henry, son of Robert, -- on Tuesday for the Addington Cemetery.


Tuesday 10 January 1888
Births -  032
BROWN - on 9 Jan. at --  to wife of M.T. Brown -  a son.
LANE - on 7 Jan. at -- Lyttelton,  to wife of A.W.  - a son.

Deaths - 032
BOURDON - Walter Brooks,  on 9 Jan. at -- son of F.C. & C.J.  age 8mths
CHILMAN - Agnes, on 30 Dec. at -- New Plymouth,  widow of Richard,  age 72.
GRAY - Jessie, on 8 Jan. at -- dau. of late D.Gray,  Glasgow, Scotland --

Funeral Notices - 033
ANSON - Abraham,  --  this day for the Addington Cemetery ---
GRAY - Miss,   --  this day -- for the Pres. Cemetery, Rangiora.


Wednesday 11 January 1888
Births - 037
DINGLE -   to wife of J.T.  - a son.
FARRELL - on 6 Jan. at -- to Mrs Geo. King - a daughter
OLDMAN - on 10 Jan.  at to wife of Victor - a son.

Deaths - 037
GABBATIS - Thomas, on 9 Jan. at -- Prebbleton,  age 85 --
HENDERSON - Bessie Stuart,  on 14 Dec. 1887 at -- Blenheim -----

Funeral Notices - 041
GABBATIS - Thomas,  on Wed. ---  for the Templeton Cemetery ---


Thursday 12 January 1888
Birth - 043
WILBERFOSS - on 10 Jan. at --  to wife of Robert -  a daughter.

Marriages -  043
MIDGLY - THOMPSON - on 27 Dec. at -- Cust, William, son of Joseph Midgly, -- York to Edith, dau. of Wm Thompson
PIERCY - BODGEE - on 11 Jan. at --  Frederick William, son of George Piercy to Julia Florence, dau. of Chas. Bodger.


Friday 13 January 1888

Birth - 046
GILMOUR - on 12 Jan. at Ashburton,  to wife of George - a daughter.

Marriages -  046
BURTON - BURKE - on 4 Jan. at -- Francis, son of John Burton  to Annie, dau. of Martin Burke ---
NEWNHAN - FRIAR - on 5 Jan. at -- Oxford, Charles Langston Newnham to Eliza Friar.

Funeral Notices -  047
HENDY - Joseph,  -- this day --  for the Addington Cemetery ---


Saturday 14 January 1888
Deaths - 048
BUXTON - John, on 13 Jan. --  st res. of son in law J.S.SIMPSON, Papanui --
JOBLIN - Mrs, sen.  on 12 Jan. at Little River,  age 86.

Funeral Notices -  052
BUXTON - John, --  on Sunday for the Addington Cemetery --
McCORMICK - Mary Ann, dau. of Neil, -- on Sunday --
RODDA - Henry Mathias,  son of Mr H. ---- on Sunday for the Kaiapoi Public Cemetery


Monday 16 January 1888
Deaths -  054
BAXTER - Robert William,  son of John & Emma, age 10yrs.
KING - Thomas, on 14 Jan. at Clarkville,   age 27.
SPENCE - Eglantine Isabella, on 14 Jan. dau. of Charles & Catherine,  age 7yrs & 9mths.
THOMPSON - Leila May,  on 13 Jan. at --  inf. dau. of Harry & Nell, age 3mths.

Funeral Notices -  055
KING - Thomas,  on Tuesday -- 
KING - Sons & daughters of Temperance   ---  on Tuesday at -- 
KING - Kaiapoi Rifle Volunteers -- 
KING - Trafalgar Lodge No 153,  Kaiapoi -----


Tuesday 17 January 1888
Births -  061
BULLER - on 14 Jan. at --  to wife of C. C. Buller  - a son.
EMPSON - on 11 Jan.  at Geraldine, to wife of Walter Empson - a daughter.

Marriages - 061
CROWE - McMANUS - on 9 Jan. at Timaru, William Thomas, son of T. W. Crowe to Minnie, dau. of Constantine McManus -- Ireland.
GODFREY - GOULD - on 1 Jan. at --  Alexander Arthur Ernest Godfrey to Sarah   Mary Gould.
GRAINGER - ROBINSON - on 5 Jan. at --  Matthew Grainger to Jessie Ellen Robinson ---


Wednesday 18 January 1888
Births -  064
GILLING - on 13 Jan. at -- to wife of G. Gilling - a son.
READ - on 12 Jan.  at --  to wife of C. Read - a daughter.

Marriage - 064
BARRETT - BRICE - on 15 Jan. at ---  Jonathon, son of J. Barrett  to Sarah, dau. of Charles Brice ---


Thursday 19 January 1888
Birth - 066
BOWLEY - on 31 Dec. at --  to wife of A. C. Bowley  - a son.

Death - 066
MERSON - Thomas, on 1 Jan. at -- Melbourne,  age 72 ---

Funeral Notices - 067
BAXTER - Robert, ---  tomorrow  for the Addington Cemetery --
MILDREN - William James,  -- on Friday  for the Woolston Cemetery ---


Friday 20 January 1888
Marriage - 074
AYLWIN - WILMOT - on 11 Jan. at -- Edward Maxwell, son of John Aylwin, of -- Sussex to Emma Jane, dau. of George Wilmot -- late Victoria.

Death - 074
CHARLESWORTH - Ethel Ida Beatrice, on 18 Jan. at -- dau. of William & Elizabeth, age 9mths.

Funeral Notices -  076
BAXTER - Robert, ---  this day --  for the Addington Cemetery --
CHARLESWORTH - Ethel Ida Beatrice, --  this day for the Public Cemetery --
RODDA - Alfred Gordon --  this day -- for the Kaiapoi Public Cemetery --


Saturday 21 January 1888
Births - 079
FRASER - on 17 Jan at ---  to wife of William,  of Cheviot Hills -  twin sons, one stillborn.
LAVERY - on 17 Jan. at -- to wife of Wm. storekeeper - a daughter.

Marriages -  079
BULL - BRABNER - on 30 Dec. at --  Frederick Bull to Elizabeth Annie, dau. of Hugh Brabner
DOUGLAS - YOUNG - on 19 Jan. at --  John Douglas to Janet Hislop Young --


Monday 23 January 1888
Births - 083
MILLER -  on 19 Jan. -- to wife of David R. -  a daughter
SMITH - on 16 Jan. at --  to wife of George J.  - a daughter.
TRENT - on 22 Jan. to wife of Frederick - a daughter.

Marriage -  083
SINGLETON - PRESTNEY - on 19 Jan. at  --  Joseph Singleton  to  Eliza Emma, dau. of Mr S. Prestney, Fernside.

Funeral Notices - 084
BURGESS - Mary,   --  this day --  Addington Cemetery --
WATKINS - William, --  on Tuesday --  for the Papanui Cemetery --


Tuesday 24 January 1888
Deaths - 086
HIGGINS -  Robert, on 22 Jan. at Cust,  age 26.
THOMPSON - Mary, wife of George,  on 22 Jan. at - age 49

Funeral Notices - 087
THOMPSON - Mary, -- this day -- for the Sydenham Cemetery ---
WATKINS - William, --  this day -- for the Papanui Cemetery --



Wednesday 25 January 1888
Births - 091
RUTHERFORD - on 20 Jan. at Timaru to wife of E.S.Rutherford - a daughter
TAPLEY - on 19 Jan. at Governor's Bay to wife of Charles Tapley - a son.

Deaths - 091
DAVIS - Eva, on 24 Jan. at -- dau. of late Hyam & Leah, age 10yrs 11mths.
MILLTON - Elsie Caroline, on 23 Jan. at -- dau. of late William Varnham & Lizzie, age 18mths.


Births of the Month 092
BELLETE - on 30 Dec. at -- Otago to wife of T.D. Bellete - a daughter
BOWLEY - on 31 Dec. at -- to wife of A.C.Bowley - a son.
BROWN - on 22 Dec. at -- to wife of E.C.Brown - a daughter.
BROWN - on 8 Jan. at --  to wife of J. Macmillan Brown - a daughter.
BROWN - on 9 Jan. at -- to wife of M.T.Brown - a son.
BULLER - on 14 Jan. at -- to wife of C.C.Buller - a son.
COX - on 28 Dec. at -- to wife of Charles J. Cox - a son.
COOK - on 26 Dec. at -- to wife of Charles - a daughter.
DENDY - on 26 Dec. to wife of Arthur R.  a son.
DINGLE - to wife of J.T.Dingle - a son.
EMPSON - on 11 Jan. at Geraldine,  to wife of Walter - a daughter.
FARRELL - on 7 Jan. at --  to wife of J. Farrell - a daughter.
FRASER - on 17 Jan at ---  to wife of William,  of Cheviot Hills -  twin sons, one stillborn.
GILLING - on 13 Jan. at -- to wife of G. Gilling - a son.
GILMOUR - on 12 Jan at Ashburton  to wife of George Gilmour - a daughter.
HULSTON - on 25 Dec. at -- to wife of A. Hulston - a son.
KAY - on 23 Dec. at --- Pigeon Bay  to wife of Charles Phillips Kay - a son, stillborn.
KING - on 6 Jan. at -- to Mrs Geo, King - a daughter.


Births of the Month 093
KELLY - on 28 Dec. at --  to wife of J.P.Kelly - a son.
LANE - on 7 Jan. at -- Lyttelton  to wife of A.W. Lane -  a son.
LAVERY - on 17 Jan. at -- to wife of Wm. storekeeper - a daughter.
MARSHALL - on 28 Dec. at --  to wife of C.J.Marshall -  a daughter.
MILLER -  on 19 Jan. at Ashburton ---- to wife of David R. -  a daughter
NEIGHBOURS - on 5 Jan. at -- to wife of W. Neighbours - a son.
OLDMAN - on 10 Jan. at --  to wife of Victor Oldman -  a son.
PUGH - on 30 Dec. at  --  to wife of W.Pugh - a son.
QUAIFE - on 4 Jan. at -- Halswell  -- to wife of F.W. Quaife - a son.
READ - on 12 Jan.  at --  to wife of C. Read - a daughter.
SMITH - on 16 Jan. at --  to wife of George J.  - a daughter.
TALBOT - on 29 Dec. at --  to Mrs G. Talbot - a son.
THOMPSON - on 25 Dec. at schoolhouse, Pleasant Point -  a daughter.
TRENT - on 22 Jan. to wife of Frederick - a daughter.

Deaths of the Month 094
BATH - on 6 Jan. -- wife of S. Bath,  draper, 
BAMFORD - James,  on 30 Dec.  4th son of late John Dean Bamford, age 29.
BAXTER - Robert William,   son of John & Emma, age 10yrs.
BOURDON - Walter Brooke, on  on 9 Jan. at -- son of F.C. and C.J. age 8mths.
BOWLES - George Richard, on 29 Dec. at --- son of Henry & Julia, age 4mths.
BUXTON - John, on 13 Jan.  at --
CHARLESWORTH - Ethel Ida Beatrice, on 18 Jan. at -- dau. of William & Elizabeth, age 9mths.
CHILMAN - Agnes, on 30 Dec. at -- New Plymouth -- wife of late Richard, age 72.
CHISHOLM - Mary Jane, on 29 Dec. at -- Napier -- wife of James B. age 24 --
CURTIS - Eva Clara, on 27 Dec. at -- dau. of Frank & Clara, age 3 and half yrs.

DONALD - Matilda Agnes, on 31 Dec. at Doyleston, dau. of William & Margaret, age 20.
GABBATIS - Thomas, on 9 Jan. at -- Prebbleton,  age 85 --
GRAY - Jessie, on 8 Jan. at -- Rangiora, dau. of late D. Gray Glasgow,
HENDERSON - Bessie Stuart,  on 14 Dec. 1887 at -- Blenheim -----
L'ANSON - Abraham,  age 72
JOBLIN - Mrs, sen.  on 12 Jan. at Little River,  age 86.
JORGENSEN - Capt. J.M.  (late schooner Maud Graham)  on 6 Dec. at -- age 59
KING - Thomas, on 14 Jan. at Clarkville,   age 27.
KIRBY - Ruth, on 3 Jan. at -- Timaru, wife of Austin, age 39, late -- Herefordshire
LISSIMAN - Henry Barber, on 2 Jan. at -- Lyttelton, age 67 --
LOUGH - Martha Elizabeth, on 5 Jan. at -- wife of Henry, sen.  age 79

MERSON - Thomas, on 1 Jan. at -- Melbourne, age 72 --
PARSONS - Tregonwell Henry White,  on 4 Jan. at --  from Blandford, Dorsetshire,  age 76
PAXTON - Francis W.  -- age 25
ROTHERY - John, on 24 Dec.  drowned in Lake Ellesmere,  age 19 -- 
SHAVE -  Edmund George, on 29 Dec. at -- late Jersey,  age 37.
SPENCE - Eglantine Isabella, on 14 Jan. dau. of Charles & Catherine,  age 7yrs & 9mths.
THOMPSON - Leila May,  on 13 Jan. at --  inf. dau. of Harry & Nell, age 3mths.
THOMPSON - Mary, wife of George,  on 22 Jan. at - age 49
WISHART - Mary, wife of John,  on 5 Jan. at --  age 59.


Marriages of the Month - 096
AYLWIN - WILMOT - on 11 Jan. at -- Edward Maxwell, son of John Aylwin, of -- Sussex to Emma Jane, dau. of George Wilmot -- late Victoria.
BAKER - LUKE - on 4 Jan. at -- Wellington  Henry Goldney Baker  to Edith Julia, granddaughter of Capt. W.S. Luke -- Devonshire.
BARRETT - BRICE - on 15 Jan. at ---  Jonathon, son of J. Barrett  to Sarah, dau. of Charles Brice ---
BECKETT - McJARROW - on 28 Dec. at
BRYANT - WILLIAMS -  on 21 Dec. at -- William Geo. Bryant  to Amy Read Williams
BULL - BRABNER - on 30 Dec. at -- Frederick Bull to Elizabeth Annie, dau. of Hugh Brabner
BURTON - BURKE - on 4 Jan. at --  Francis, son of John Burton  to Annie, dau. of Martin Burke

CROWE - McMANUS - on 9 Jan. at Timaru, William Thomas, son of T. W. Crowe to Minnie, dau. of Constantine McManus -- Ireland.
DOUGLAS - YOUNG - on 19 Jan.  John Douglas  to Janet Hislop Young.
GODFREY - GOULD - on 1 Jan. at --  Alexander Arthur Ernest Godfrey to Sarah   Mary Gould.
GRAINGER - ROBINSON - on 5 Jan. at --  Matthew Grainger to Jessie Ellen Robinson ---
HAWLEY - BARLOW - on 20 Dec. at -- Wellington, Cecil Luscombe Hawley to Clara Barlow --
HEARD - EVANS - on 14 Dec. at --  Levi William Heard  to Charlotte Martha. dau. of G. Evans.
HINDMARSH - MUFF - on 29 Dec. at -- Walter Morton, son of W.H.S.Hindmarsh  to Elizabeth, dau. of late Isaac Muff
KENNEDY - SIBBALD - on 29 Dec. at -- James Price Kennedy to Mary Brown Sibbald.
KENT - STERLING -  on 2 Jan. at -- Edward E.S.Kent  to Mary, dau. of John Sterling, -- Ireland.

Marriages of the Month - 097
LOCK - COOKE - on 26 Dec. at -- Jethro Cook to Mary Elizabeth, dau. of J.S.Cooke
LOHOAR - THOMAS - on 29 Dec. at -- John, son of late James Lohoar, -- Scotland  to Caroline, dau. of Samuel Thomas, of Ashley.
LUCAS - BAYLEY - on 29 Dec. at -- John Owen, son of William Lucas  to Mary Francis, dau. of John Bayley ---
MIDGLY - THOMPSON - on 27 Dec. at -- Cust, William, son of Joseph Midgly, -- York to Edith, dau. of Wm Thompson
MURRAY - CURRY - on 28 Dec. at -- William McIntosh Murray, of -- Dumfriesshire to Gertrude Constance Emma, dau. of Edward Curry.
NEWNHAN - FRIAR - on 5 Jan. at -- Oxford, Charles Langston Newnham to Eliza Friar.
PIERCY - BODGEE - on 11 Jan. at --  Frederick William, son of George Piercy to Julia Florence, dau. of Chas. Bodger.
REYNOLDS - PETERSON - on 24 Dec. at  --Michael Reynolds to Matilda Peterson.
SINGLETON - PRESTNEY - on 19 Jan. at  --  Joseph Singleton  to  Eliza Emma, dau. of Mr S. Prestney, Fernside.
THWAITES - CARTER - on 26 Dec. at -- Alfred James Thwaites  to Eliza Jane Carter.
WALKER - CHAPMAN - on 3 Jan. at --  Timaru Thomas Alexander Walker (headmaster Waimataitai School)  to Anne Eliza, dau. of Thomas Chapman, Timaru.
WILSON - GOSS  - on 26 Dec. at -- Hugh Wilson  to Annie, dau. of James Goss.
WOOD - MANSELL - on 28 Dec. at  Gordon Parker Wood, of Timaru to Margaret, dau. of late W. Mansell.


Thursday 26 January 1888
Births -  100
COMERFORD - on 24 Jan. at -- Prebbleton  to wife of W.H.  -  a daughter.

Marriages -  100
ROBINSON - HENDERSON - on 17 Jan. at --- William Robinson to Dora, dau. of late Daniel Henderson.
WRIGHT - KNIGHT - on 23 Jan. at Ashburton, William watson Wright, of -- Scotland to Adeline Marian, dau. of Henry Knight, Alford Forest.

Death -  100
LAVERY - Margaret, on 24 jan. at --  wife of Wm.  age 30 --

Funeral Notice -   101
LAVERY - Margaret, wife of William, --  this day


Friday 27 January 1888
Birth -  103
LAYTON-SMITH - on 25 Jan. at -- to wife of thomas - a son.

Marriages -   103
MALCOLM - MASKER - on 25 Jan. at -- Robert, son of late James Malcolm to Jennett Hope, dau. of Charles masker.
WESTENRA - SCOTT - on 24 Jan. at -- Fitzgerald George, son of Richard, to Bessie, dau. of T.G.Scott, Edinburgh.


Saturday 28 January 1888
Birth -   106
LAWREY - on 27 Jan. at Kirwee, to wife of John N. - a son.

Marriages - 106
MALCOLM - MUSKER - on 25 Jan. Robert, son of late James Malcolm, Glasgow to Jennett Hope, dau. of Charles Musker.

Deaths -  106
CUMMING - Peter, on 27 Jan. at --  late of Cust. age 68
HARVEY - Rev. Bache Wright,  on 26 Jan.  age 52, Headmaster of Wanganui Collegiate School --
NEWBURY - Charles Reuben,  son of R. & S.J. age 5yrs.

Funeral Notice - 107
CUMMING - Peter,  -- on Sunday --  for the Addington Cemetery ---


Monday 30 January 1888
Births - 111
BOAG - on 23 Jan. to wife of S. Boag, - a son.
HANMER - on 28 Jan. at --  wife of George - a daughter.
KIPPENBERGER - on 28 Jan. -- to wife of Ph.  - a daughter.
LYTHBERG - on 27 Jan. at -- wife of William - a son.

Marriages - 111
DOWTHWAITE - SKEVINGTON - on 27 Dec.  at --  Joseph Dowthwaite, Waimate to Elizabeth, dau. of C. Skevington, waikuku.
HEALY - KING - on 24 jan.  at --  William, son of John healy  to Margaret Ann, dau. of Thomas King.

Deaths - 111
FERGUSON - David Lewis, on 28 Jan.  son of Hugh & Sarah,  age 18.
MacKELLAR - Beatrice Grove,  on 29 Jan.  dau. of Isabella ahettrick & James, age 8mths.
MONSON - Cecil Bernard Pearson,  on 29 Jan. at -- son of R.W. & M.A. age 4and half mths.

Funeral Notice -  112
MacKELLAR - Beatrice Grove,  dau. of   Rev. James, on Monday  for the kaiapoi Public Cemetery 
FERGUSON - David Lewis,  --  on Tuesday -- for the Addington Cemetery ---


Tuesday 31 January 1888
Births - 116
LUMSDEN - on 17 Jan. at Wanganui to wife of george - a daughter.
MEREDITH-KAYE - on 28 Jan. at -- to wife of C.K. - twin son & daughter.

Death -  116
DAWSON -  Minnie Grace,  on 30 Jan. at --  dau. of Charles & Jane, age 4mths.

Funeral Notices -  117
FERGUSON - David Lewis, --  on Tuesday  for the Addington Cemetery ---
MONSON - Cecil Bernard pearson, --  this day --  for the Church of England Cemetery --

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
24 March 2016
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