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Monday October 1st 1888
Birth  - 004
BARNETT    -   on September 30th at Hewitts Road, Merivale, wife of Thomas H.  Barnett,  -  a son.
MATHESON    - on September 28th at Springfield, wife of John Matheson, Simons  Pass Station, Mackenzie Country,   - a son.
PARKER -     on September 29th at Strowan, wife of Hon E.W.. Parker, - a son.

Deaths  -  004
GORLE  -  at  Metherell Tower, Devon, England, John Taylor Gorle,  late Captain 40th Regiment.
HESLOP  -  on 29 Sept. at res of her son in law A.J.Abbott,  139 Manchester st,  Jane relict of George Heslop,  in her 83rd year.


Tuesday  2nd October 1888
Birth -   005
THOMAS    - on September 30th at Fairfield Tce. Worcester street, wife of  Edward Thomas, Browns Bridge, Amberley,  a son.

Marriage  -  005
COOPER  - ROBERTS - on Sept. 26th at the Office of the Registrar, Christchurch, Thornhill Cooper to Julia,  daughter of William Roberts Esq.  Leeston.

Death  - 005
BOWLING - on 1st October, at Cashel Street, East, Linwood, Ellen,  relict  of the late Capt. Bowling, R.N. Great Yarmouth, England, age 71, 
                      

Wednesday 3rd October 1888
Marriage  - 008
HEPWORTH  - STARKISS   -  on October 2nd at --- George,  2nd son of George Hepworth,   to  Sarah eldest daughter of George Starkiss, of Christchurch.

Death - 008
DUNN   -  on Sept.16th, at Ashburton, NZ,  Elizabeth, widow of the late Rev. H.W.Dunn, (Oxonian) of Bath, England,  also widow of Capt. G. Compton, New                                 Zealand Militia, (18_5) formerly of  H.M. Dragoon Guards,  "Blues" and mother of the late George Compton,   of  Ashburton.


Thursday 4th October 1888

Deaths  -  012
MATHER    -   on October 3rd at Tankerville, Robert,  eldest son of John Mather,  aged 13 years and six months.
NEWELL  -   on October 3rd at Mount Magdala, "Sister Mary, of the Compassion" nee Newell, aged 30 years,

Funeral Notice  -  013
PEACOCK -  William,  son of Oliver,  will leave his res.  Coleridge st, Sydenham,  on Friday 5 Oct.  at 2pm  for the Addington Cemetery.


Friday 5th October 1888
Birth  - 017
ANSON  -  on August 14th at Elm Hill, Hawkhurst, Kent, wife of Frederick Anson, of Peraki,  New Zealand,  -  a son.
FRICKHOFFER -   on October 4th at her res. Cranmer Square,  wife of Carl Frickhoffer,   - a son

Marriage - 017
LENEHEN - HART  -o n Oct. 2nd at Carmel House, the res. of the Brides mother. --Nicholas P.  son of Edward Lenehen Esq. of Dublin,  to   Agnes Ellen                                     (Nellie) 2nd daughter of the late Mr B. Hart Esq.

Death  -  017
HARDIE -   on  October 4th at Tomes Road, Papanui, Clarence Stanley, beloved  son of Charles Doray & Constance Isobel Hardy, age 11 months.


Saturday 6th October 1888

Birth  -   019
HANCOCK  -  on September 30th, at Beaconsfield, Strowan, the wife of Arthur H. Hancock,  -  a son.

Marriage - 019
BARRY  -  MARRIOTT - on Oct. 4 at the Office of the Registrar,  Christchurch, William Barry   to  Helen Marion, dau. of  late  Frederick Henry Marriott. 
HOSTICK - BINNING  -  on Sept. 12 at Christchurch, J.T.Hostick of  Wellington, to Mary Olindo Binning,  daughter of George Lewit Binning of Christchurch.

Death  -   019
GRANTHAM  -   on October 5th, at Royal Hotel, Lyttelton, Maude Grantham,   daughter of Robert & Helen Grantham. age 1 year, 9 months,
                            
Funeral Notice -   020
GRANTHAM
  - Maude, dau. of  Mr Robert Gratham  will leave his  res.  Royal Hotel, Lyttelton, on Sunday at 3pm. for the Church of  England Cemetery.


Monday  8 October  1888

Marriage  - 024
BARRY - MARRIOTT -   October 4 at --- Christchurch, William Barry to Helen Marion,  dau. of the late Frederick Henry Marriott,   musician

Deaths  - 024
CARPENTER -  on  October 7 at Oak Farm, Yaldhurst, Ethel Mary, 3rd daughter of G.F. & M. J. Carpenter,  aged 13 years. Immflamation of the lungs.
EXALL -   on October 7 at Springfield, Joseph Exall aged 70 years.
GENET  -     at 265 Madras Street, North,  Percy Cornwall, infant son of  James & Alice Genet, aged 4 months.
WATSON   -   on October 4, at his residence, Sheffield, William Watson in his  90th year.  Died in Peace.


Tuesday  9  October 9 1888
Births  -  027
CROOKS    - October 6th at Salisbury Street, East,   to wife of H.Crooks,  a son,  both doing well.
OPIE    - October 5th at Schoolhouse, Glentunnel, to   wife of Charles Opie, a   daughter.
SLADDEN   - October 4th at Petone, Wellington,  to  wife of D. Sladden a son,  stillborn.
TWEED     - October 5th at Ashburton,   to  wife of Dr. J.M. Tweed, a daughter.

Death  - 027
HENDERSON   -  on   August 15 at Manchester, England,  Harry W. Henderson,   late of Christchurch, age 32 years.
ISLIP -  on  October 7th, at res. of her brother,  Mr Conyers Peach at  Opawa, Elizabeth,  relict of the late Mr S.B.Islip,  of Pectenhall, Bedfordshire, England.
TWINING   -   on October 5th, at Hereford Street East,  Ellen, relict of the late Dr. Twining,  age 86 years.
WEIR -   on October 6th,  at Heathcote Valley, Martha A.Weir,  age 23 years.


Wednesday  10 October 1888
Marriages  -  029
DAVIE - GREENSTREET - 
on 8 Oct. at -- Frank Hraman Davie  to Mary Kate Greenstreet.
MANSELL - PAGE - 
on 13 Sept. ---  Phillip Davis , 3rd son of late William Mansell to Frances, dau of late William Page, both of Christchurch.

Deaths -  029
FINDLAY - 
on 9 Oct. at North belt,  george Findlay,  aged 58  Melbourne and Dunedin papers please copy.
HENDERSON -
   drowned off the Maraoa,  Isabella Gibson Henderson, dau of David Froude, Auckland and loved sister of Mrs F.T.Roper, also Henry Frouda,                                 inf son of  Henry & Isabella Henderson.
MAHONY -
on 9 Oct.  at Christchurch Hospital,  Jerimiah Mahony,  aged 41 years.
QUICK  -
  on 9 Oct. at --Sydenham,  Martha, bel. wife of Thomas Quick, aged 34, formerly of Ludgvan, Crawlas, Cornwall.  dau of John & Hannah Cadby
RANGER - 
on 8 Oct at res of Mrs Kirk,  Tancred st, Ashburton,  Ann Ranger,  relict of James Ranger,  aged 74.  Nelson and Blenheim papers please copy.


Thursday 11 October 1888
Birth  -   033
RHODES   -  on  September 20th at 15 Princes Gate, London, wife of G.H.Rhodes,  - a son.


Saturday 13th October 1888

Birth  -  038
McMILLAN -  on October 12 at No 2 Sandridge Tce, King Street, Sydenham, the wife of J.O.McMillan   - a son, both doing well.
OAKEY -   on  October 12 at London Street, Lyttelton, wife of H.Oakey,  -  a son, Nelson papers please copy.
SOMERVILLE -  on   October 11 at Lyatt, Ashburton, wife of W.F. Somerville, -  a  daughter.
WHITFORD -  on  October 9 at Lyttelton, wife of C? Whitford,  -  a son.

Marriage - 038
MABLY - SMITH  -  on October 9 at -- Thomas Pearce, son of T.P.Mably Esq. Christchurch,   to   Emma Maple, dau. of late Robert Smith Esq. of Sydenham.

Death  - 038
HUNTER -  on   October 12th at his son -in-law's residence, Worcester Street, Linwood,  William Hunter, late farmer of Dunsandel, age 82 years
BANKS   -   on  October 12th at Rangiora, Mrs Elizabeth Banks, eldest daughter   of Mr. A. Gardiner, of Moeraki Downs, age 48
WRIGHT -  on  October 12th at Cashmere Arms, the beloved wife of William A. Wright, age 34


Monday 15 October 1888

Birth  - 040
MATHIAS  -   on  October 12th at Homebrook, Southbridge, wife of L. Mathias,  - a son.
NEWNHAM -   on October 14th at Matsons Road, Papanui, wife of C.L. Newnham, - a son.


Tuesday 16 October 1888

Birth  - 042
SEY -   on October 3rd  at Cashel Street, Linwood, to wife of William Sey,  -  a daughter.
WOOD -  on  October 6th at Lynton Downs, Swyncombe, to wife of Charles,  - a daughter.

Marriage  - 042
ARMSTRONG - CAVE  -  on October 13th at St. Lukes Church, by The Ven. Archdeacon Lingard,  John Edward Armstrong,   to   Matilda Miriam Cave.

Death  -   042
HAY -   on July 22nd at his res. Teraki, Chatham Islands, Thomas Osborne Hay,  age 48


Wednesday 17 October 1888

Birth  - 047
GUNN -   on October 13th at 17 Kilmore Street East, to wife of R.N.Gunn,  - a daughter.

Marriage  - 047
METHERELL - THOMPSON  -on 8th October at Richmond,  --resident of the Weslyan Conference,  James A.M. Metherell of  Ashley,  North Canterbury                                  to   Lucy E.Thompson, youngest daughter of Joseph Thompson,  sen. Southbrook, (near Rangiora.)


Thursday 18 October 1888
Death  -  050
HAY - on 22 July at his res. Teraki, Chatham Islands,  Thomas Osborne,  aged 48.


Friday 19th October 1888
Birth  -  053
ROBINSON -   on October 17th at Hewitts Road, Merivale, wife of William Robinson,  - a son.

Death  -   053
NEWTON -  on  October 10th at Tay Street, Richmond,   Thomas Alexander Newton,  beloved son of William & Elizabeth Newton.



Saturday 20 October 1888
Birth - 057
BAXTER -  on 19 October at Worcester st, Linwood,  to wife of Harrold Baxter - a son,  stillborn.

Death  -  057
GILLING - on 18 oct.  at Christchurch,  Leonard George (Lennie) dearly loved son of Ada and George Gilling,  aged 9mths


Monday 22nd October 1888

Birth - 058
DEANE -    on October 20th at Caledonian Road, St. Albans, wife of T. Deane,  - a daughter.
HERBERT -    on October 20th at Schoolhouse, Clarkville, Kaiapoi,  wife of W.H.Herbert  -  a daughter.

Marriage  - 058
BURGESS  -  BOOT  -on October 18th at  --Harry William, son of Frederick Burgess of Sydenham,   to   Alice,  daughter of James Boot of Christchurch.
WEBSTER  - PLASKETT  -    on October 18th at View Hill, Oxford, George Johnston Webster   to   Amelia Elizabeth Plaskett.

Death  - 058
DIX     -  on  October 7th at Sydney after a long & painful illness, George,   youngest surviving son of the late John Cooper Dix , in his 18th year.
UNWIN -   on October 20th at Killinchy, George Mortin Unwin, father of H.J. Unwin,  age 83,   died in peace.    Melbourne papers please copy.


Tuesday 23rd october 1888

Birth  - 061
HOGBEN -   on October 21st wife of George Hogben, -  a son.
McRAE -  on  October 20th  at Amberley, wife of George McRae, a-   daughter.

Marriage  - 061
THOMPSON - COLLINS -on Oct. 16th at--.J.Thompson, son of late Mr. W.J.Thompson, M.D. of  Dublin  to M.G. Collins, dau of late W. Collins of  Chch.

Death  - 061
BOOTH -   on  October 20th at Woodend, Sarah, youngest daughter of the late  Thomas & Sarah Booth,  in her 22nd year.
HARLOW -   on  October 21st, at Victoria Street, Rangiora.  Frances Elizabeth,   2nd daughter of Sarah  Harlow, age 20 years.
LIGHTBAND -  on  October 22, Russell Lightband, infant son of Charles &  Margaret, age 7 days.
WARR - on 8 Oct. at Battersea st, Sydenham,  Lily May Warr, dau. of George & Annie Warr  aged 10 years,  Bridport and Guernsey papers please copy.


Wednesday 24th October 1888

Birth - 067
GRANT -  on October 22nd  at Elloughton, Timaru, wife of W. Grant,  -  a daughter.
McINTYRE -   on October 22nd at Christchurch, wife of George Mc Intyre, -  a daughter.


Thursday 25 October 1888
Birth -  068
TOWEND - on 20 october at 28 Park tce to wife of Dr J.H.Townend  -  a daughter.

Marriage - 068
DARE - POWELL - on 17 Oct at --Kaiapoi  William Alexander,  elder son of Henry Dare to Mary Louisa,  eldest dau of late William Langley Powell, of Kaiapoi
HARRISON - WILLIAMS - on 24 Oct at --Prebbleton, James Harrison, of Clent Hills, Ashburton   to  Katherine, dau of late Charles Williams, -- Prebbleton.


Friday 26th October 1888
Marriages  -  073
BLYTH - MORRISEY - on 23 Oct. at -- David, eldest son of A.Blyth,  Leeston  to Nellie, eld. dau of late Edward Morrisey.
DUNN - HUNT - on 9 Oct. at --  Waimate,  Frederick Alfred, eldest son of J.T.Dunn, Christchurch    to  Caroline, dau of John Hunt, Waimate.

Death  - 073
BENSLEY   -   on October 25th at Walpole Street, Sydenham,  Mary Ann (Polly),  beloved wife of George Bensley, age 29.  deeply regretted.
DAVIS   -  on  October 24th at Gloucester Street. Latimer Square, Lillie,  beloved daughter of Hyam & Leah Davis, aged 18 years.
HENDERSON  -  on  October 24th at Blenheim, the wife of George Henderson,   aged 70 years.
HARDEY   -   on October 24th at North Road, Kaiapoi, Canterbury, Henry Hardey,  the beloved husband of Isabella Hardey, age 69 years. 
                  

Saturday 27th October 1888
Birth  -   076
HELPS -   on  October 22nd at Central Hotel, wife of Francis Helps,  - a daughter.

Marriage  - 076
HUME - GARDEN   - on October 24th at -- Clinton, -- William Hume, BNZ, Kaiapoi,   to   Mary Pender Garden,eldest daughter of Mr. James Garden, Clinton.

Funeral Notice -  079
BRUCE -  Annie,  dau of Mr Samuel Farrell,  --- leave Lyttelton tomorrow Sunday at 3pm  for the Public Cemetery.


Monday 29th October 1888

Births - 080
CHILMAN -   on October 27th at London Street, Lyttelton, wife of Edward  Chilman,  - a son.
LONGNEY -   on October 17th at the Junction, Tophouse, Nelson, wife of Nathaniel,  - a son.

Marriages  - 080
BAILEY - McGREGOR   -on Oct 24at --- George, eldest son of George Bailey, Eyreton, to Isabella Margaret, 2nd dau of Mr William McGregor of Flaxton.
POTTINGER - MORTON - on 24 Oct at -- Arthur William, son of John Morrison Pottinger,  to  Fannie Gertrude (Nan), dau of James W.Morton,  Sumner

Death  - 080
FOOK -   on  October 27th at Bankfield, St. Andrews, Charles Compton Fook, of Ashburton, age 36
STREETER -  October 28th at Halswell,  Henry William the eldest son of  Mrs Streeter, Halswell,  age 21 years, deeply regretted.


Tuesday 30th October 1888

Birth -   083
BROWN
-   on October 25th at Brenchley Road, Lyttelton, wife of W.G.Brown -  a daughter


Wednesday 31 October  1888

Birth -  084
NEWMAN - on 23 Oct  at 32 Salisbury st,  to wife of C.A.Newman -   a son

Death  -  084
WRAGG -  on 29 Oct at Kaiapoi,  Martha, relict of Thomas Wragg,  late of Bradwell,  Derbyshire,   aged 82.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
28 September  2004
updated  24 October  2009

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