Lyttelton Times    -   January  1888

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Monday 2 January 1888
Obituary - 001
BAMFORD - Mr J. Secretary of the Heathcote Racing Club   -- age 27

Rakaia Tragedy -  003 & 004
DALZIEL - Thomas Blackstock, age 3yrs 4mths -- 


Tuesday 3 January 1888
Death -  006
BECKLEIGH - Annie,  died  suddenly --  (as spelt in paper)

Auckland -   007
ROBERTSON - C.A. a teacher --  died  from falling off his horse ---
WELLS -  James,  -- died --- 


Wednesday 4 January 1888
Funeral -  008
BAMFORD - J.  buried in the Woolston Cemetery ---

Inquest -  009
BEUCHLER - Annie,   died in Gaol ---  2 and half columns long 

Obituary -  011
KIRBY - Mrs Austin, wife of the detective at Timaru -----

Marshlands Property For Sale - 012
RHODES - Messrs  -  240 acres,   occ. by Messrs A. & E.J. Hawken -- 


Thursday 5 January 1888
Missing Person - 015
KENT - an aged woman had disappeared from Timaru on 23 Dec.  was found dead ina house in Melbourne  was Mary HANNANT,  marr. in 1864, at Brighton, Eng,  W. Kent -- 


Friday 6 January 1888
Greymouth - 016
BARTON - R. riding at Ahaura in Hack race ---   an inquest to be held  --- 


Saturday 7 January 1888
Household Chattels For Sale -  018 & 019
ASHFORD - Mr B. leaving Christchurch --   sell all furniture of a 10 roomed house ---
ASHFORD - Mr B,  selling 7  lots of property

Hororata - For Sale - 021
CAREW - P.M.  retiring from farming --   230 ac.  ----

Leaving for England -   022
ELTON - Rev. W.H.  selling household furniture --   18  cnr. Park Tce & Chester St. --- long list

Probates -  024
Jeremiah Parsons:        Edith Daly:         Francis Harrison:      George Marsh:     
John Buxton:                 Walter de Gex Reeves:                   Thomas Robert Percy Hichens:  Elizabeth Helen Parsons:      James Young:  William Sadler:          Elizabeth Marshall: 

Letters of Administration -    Sarah Phoebe Borthwick:      Sarah Martin:  


Monday 9 January 1888
Household Clearance Sale -   025
BLAKE - Leonard,  -- lease expired  at Spencer House, Armagh St ---  list of chattels.

Fatality -  028
GRAY - Miss, found dead in her room --  lived with her sister Mrs MORRISON.

Funeral at Lyttelton -  029
JORGENSON - Capt. J.M.  -- interred at Lyttelton yesterday -- 


Tuesday 10 January 1888
Lyttelton Boat Accident -  030
ANDERSON - Peter,  drowned --  searching for body ----

Bankruptcies - 031
BULLER - Clement Charles, of Leeston,  ---
LOWE - Eli,  of Springston --  farmer --

Inquest -  034
GRAY - Jessie, ---  lots more ---

Sudden Death - 035
ROLLINSON - Edward,  age 3mths ---- died at Glentunnel --- 

Presentation - 036
WILMOT - Miss,  -- been organist & Sunday School teacher for nearly 6yrs. --


Wednesday 11 January 1888
Fatality -  038 & 039
DARRELL -  Lucy,  age 13 --  missing for a week ---

Drowning -  040
HAMMOND - H. M.  &
BANKART - H. P. drowned on 26 Dec.  recovered yesterday ---

Presentation - 042
GIFFORD - Mr A. -- leaving Auckland for Napier to take up position of 1st Ass. of the High School


Thursday 12 January 1888
Inquest -
044
DARRELL -  Lucy, found drowned,  -----

Blenheim - 045
OTTERSON - Mrs, died, came to Nelson in the early 1840's,  age 84 -----


Saturday 14 January 1888
Auckland -  049
BROWN - George, a gum digger,  died at Omaha -- 

Dunedin Divorces  - 050
BRADMORE -  hus. petitioned  against the wife and GALBRAITH  ---  storekeeper at Lumsden -- 

Property Auction -  051
EMMETT - William,  moving to California,  selling 2 ac.  & cottage   at Windsor, near N.Brighton.
WOLF - Sidney of Timaru, against Mabel Wolf & Dr ROSS

Gisborne -  053
McKAY - Thomas,  drowned in the Waiuku River   --   age 40, from Scotland --


Monday  16 January 1888
Fatality - 056 & 057
GASKIN -  a little girl of George, died --

Inquest  -  058
NEWLAN - Joseph Walter, son of Walter, ---  age 9mths --

Napier -  059
St CLAIR - Mr J. W.   found dead in his bed -- 


Tuesday 17 January 1888
Napier -  060
BAXTER - Robert, age 9yrs was killed on Sat. ---  on a visit from Christchurch --

Wanganui - 062
DAVIDSON - John,  well-known stock dealer fell down dead -- 

Accidents & Fatalities - 063
CARRICK - Matthew, -- carting stones, met with an accident --
CLEMENTS - Henry,  fell down a well, near Hawera, --   died --- 
SKEATS - William, age 17 -- drowned -- 


Wednesday 18 January 1888
Avonside -  For Sale - 065
JUDGE - W. G.  selling half an acre ---

Military Funeral -  066
KING - Thomas,  at Kaiapoi --   -- more ---


Thursday 19 January 1888
Westport - 068
JOHNSON - Jacob,  was killed --  stone crushing on his head ---

Dunedin -  069
JOLLY - Mrs  sued for judicial separation  from her hus. -- 

Probates - 070
Richard Hawkings  to William Moor & Cordelia Hawkings
Jessie Gray  to Margaret Elizabeth Morrison.

Presentation -  071
SMITH -  Mr A. F.    Lyttelton Wesleyan Church choir farewelled ---- to leave for Sydney --  


Friday 20 January 1888
Bluff -  072
ANDERSON - Andrew, a Swedish sailor, age 46  found dead --- 

Bankruptcy - 073
KIMBER - Charles,  of Springston, a farmer -- 

New Plymouth -  075
CLEMENTS - died in hospital from exhaustion ---  leg amputated ---

Pupil Teachers Examination Results - 077  & 077a  & 077b
Long list of names, -- email for a copy --


Saturday 21 January 1888
Bankruptcy - 078
KIMBER - Charles, of Springston,  a farmer.
MONSEN - John ---- 

Pharmancy Examinations -  080
Passed in all subjects -
W. Baxter, Christchurch.
F. A. Garratt, Wellington.
E. Tregaskis, Auckland.

Passed in Pharmacy only - 080
Henderine,   Auckland
Kitchen,  Wanganui.
A. S. Maxwell,  Auckland
R.J.Roberts,  Auckland.
Staples,  Wellington

Greymouth - 081
WARD - a miner -- killed yesterday ---


Monday 23 January 1888
Bankruptcies - 082
AMBROSE - Raphael, of Lyttelton, ---
MONSEN - John, --- 


Tuesday 24 January 1888
Wellington - 085
BAXTER - boy aged 9 who died at Napier  a grandson of John Harding, of Mt. Vernon ---

Dunedin - 088
HUGHES - John, an old res. of Tuapeka died --

Auckland - 089
SPRATT - Mark, found dead in a paddock -- 


Wednesday 25 January 1888

Boating Accident Lyttelton - 090
ANDERSON - Peter,   drowned -- Ole Paulsen & Peter Hegland  were rescued ---

Tai - Tapu - 095
KING - Thomas, --- leaving the district --- selling  herd of dairy cows --

Napier - 098
OSBORNE - Joseph, drowned -- 

Partnership Dissolved - 099
MacMILLAN - Dugald  &  William SEY - painters & paperhangers, 


Thursday 26 January 1888
Auction -  102
Le SUEUR - Mr J.F.  Riccarton Rd,  opp. Bush Inn Hotel,  -- all household furniture --


Friday 27 January 1888
Kaiapoi - 104
BURRIDGE - Mr S.V. selling house and land -- leaving the country ---


Saturday 28 January 1888
Auction - 105
ALLEN - Mr W.F. is leaving the Colony, selling house and land  --  Creek Rd, Linwood

Marshland - 108
RHODES - estate,  occ. by Messrs A. & F.J. Hawken   240 acres ---  

Avonside - 109
JUDGE - W.G. section of land at Avonside on the river near the Avonside Church--

For Sale - 110
Racecourse Hotel -  For sale   Hotel,  a cottage, brick racing stables,  occ. by Mr Dan O'BRIEN


Monday 30 January 1888
Napier - 113
LEWIS - William,  found dead in the Botanical Gardens --  

An Orange Lodge Memorial - 114
MACKEY - James,  a marble headstone ereceted in theAddington cemetery  ---

Oamaru - 115 115a
TOMS - Mr A.   died suddenly  on Friday morning --  


Tuesday 31 January 1888
Auction - 118
NUTT - Samuel,  leaving Tai-Tapu  for Little River,  selling  all his stock  ---

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
24 March 2016
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