Lyttelton Times  -   Christchurch   -   February  1892    - 
 
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Monday 1 February 1892

Obituary -  002
BRADLEY
Rev. R. R.  --  born in 1825 at Kirby Stephen,  Westmoreland,  son of a doctor -- came here in 1855,  in ship "Serge"  ---  lots more ---

G.H.S. Scholarship  results 2yrs
  -  003
Myra Rawson  -    Normal School
Irene Hare  -   East Christchurch School
Marian Agassiz  - East Christchurch School
Jennie Whitta  - West Christchurch School.

G.H.S. Scholarship  results   1yr  - 003
Lucy Manifold -  Ferry rd School
Francis Ridley -  East Christchurch School
Kathleen Cumming -  Normal School
Mabel Offwood -  Ferry Rd,

Inquest  - 004
CROOKS - William,  at Ashburton,   ----  accidental death ---

Property For sale -  006  & 007
LLOYD - Morgan,  of Waiau,  quarter acre section,  house  & stock,  ---------

Dunedin -  008
SIEREK - James,  ---  died -- married,  born Sweden,  age about 57,  been here  about 20 years ---


Tuesday 2 February 1892
Accidents -   009
HARPER - James,  was harvesting on farm of Mr George Edwards, near Kaiapoi,  ----
JOHNSON - Frederick,  age 17, -- horse fell,  James broke his leg, ---
STEDMAN - Mr S.R.  accident -- concussion -- 

Land Transfer Notices -  012
SEAWOOD - Emmanuel,  1 acre, part Rural Section 689,   --  Rangiora Survey district, 
SPENCER - Frank,  110 acres --  Rural sections 9995 & 10126 --   Halswell survey  district ---
RENNIE - John,  6 acres,  Rural .Section. 8872  --- Leeston Survey District,    occ. by D. Stewart
FLEMING - George Spencer & Arthur Richard,  20 acres, rural section 12818 ---  Pigeon Bay Survey district.
WATT - Rebecca Alden,  15 p.  Lot 8 part rural section 33 City, occ. by William Sears.

In Bankruptcy - 013
PHILLIPS - James Matthew,  of Leeston,  a baker, ---

Dunedin -  014
SIERECK - James,  died, was single,  Mrs Siereck, at Balfour is the wife of his brother, who was lost at Kakanui.

Memorial Service - 015
SPURGEON - Rev. C.H.    Baptist churches in New Zealand to hold a memorial service on day of funeral.


 
Wednesday 3 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  017
DUNN - Patrick, a pensioner --   was run over on the tramway at Epsom,  died  -- 
BRACKTON - W. age 40---  fell from his horse,
McINTOSH - James,  coach driver seriously injured in accident near Lawrence ----

Land Sale - 018
MacFARLANE - John D. --  1464 acres  Hawkswood estate  Waikari.

Bankruptcy -  019
MUMFORD - Samuel,  of Opawa,  a dealer -- 

Property sale -  020
NAPIER - James,  137 acres at Glenroy  adjoining Sir John Hall's property --

Obituary -  021
SPURGEON - Charles Haddon,  died on Sunday night in England,  born at Kelvedon, Essex, 19 June 1934 --  lots more ---


Thursday 4 February 1892
Presentation - 023
BOURKE -  Mr L.W.  a handsome marble clock -- getting married ---

London - 024
SPURGEON - Mr -  funeral will be held on Thursday,  lots more ---- 

Memorial Service - 025  & 025aa 025b
SPURGEON -  resolution carried out and copy sent to Mrs Spurgeon ---

Passengers booked    s.s. TAINUI  - 026
Tainui left London on  24 Dec. for New Zealand
Mr H. Briggs,  Mr & Mrs McKie,  Mr C. B. Knorpp,  Miss H. Kernohan,  Mr T. H. Rutherford, 
Misses M. Black,  J. Johnson,  J. Munro,  L.Stirling.
Messrs J.G. Boucher,  J. McGuffie,  H. Rogers,  R. Thompson.


Friday 5 February 1892
Accidents - 027
POLGLAISE - a boy, drowned in the Mangatainoko River ---
HUNTER- William,  age 50,  fell in Mr Brown's flour mill  -- fell on his head --
CALLICK - Emily,  age 30, died -- 

Obituary -  029
BRISTOL - Mr H. G.  died from influenza  ----

Auckland -  030
HUGHES - James, a storeman, died -- 

Passengers by Tainui031
complete  list of names,  email for a copy ---

Glenroy - 031a
NAPIER - Mr James,  selling 137 acres at Glenroy --- 


Saturday 6 February 1892
Kaikoura -  032
BEATTIE - Mrs, wife of Mr Beattie (of Messrs Black, Beattie & Co.)  drowned at the Hapuka River --  ----

Property Sale -  034
DUNCAN - Messrs J. & A.  65,500 acres,  16,000 merino sheep ----- Rhoborough Downs Station, Lake Pukaki,  South Canterbury.

Dunedin -  035
FAIRFAX - Murphy,  age 11,  ---  was killed by a fall from a horse --
CALLICK - Mrs,   died while under chloroform  -----


Monday 8 February 1893
Probates -  035a
Henry Roberts,  Edward Stapleton,  Eliza Peat,  Robert Highman,  Mary Redfern,  Maria Spence Scott,  Bethia Jack,  Frederick Hunt,  Mary Ann Abram, 
Thomas Codling,  Robert Reginald Bradley,  James Young,  Arthur Evelyn Glasson,  Andrew Shirlaw,  Walter James Oliver.


Tuesday 9 February 1892

Memorial Service - 039
BEATTIE - Mrs R.  at St Peter's, Pres. Church, Ferry Rd   --- funeral today --  for the Linwood Cemetery --

Fatalities -  041
BRICE - Philip, age 17 died while bathing at Auckland --
KEARIN - James,  found drowned -- Hawera ---

Fatalities -  041a
TAYLOR - Robert,  drowned in Wellington harbour ---
McINTOSH - James,  the coach driver  died --  leaves a widow and 5 grown up children ---

Accident -  042
IVORY - Mr A.  had accident driving  home --  had cuts and bruises ---  more ---

Obituary - 043
MARTINDALE - Robert Wilkinson,  lived here more than 30 years -- arr Victoria, about 1850   for 9yrs --  came here 1863 --  involved in the Lyttelton tunnel
         helped erect wharf at Ferrymead --- ----   leaves a widow and 2 daughters, 

Farm For Sale - 044
McLENNAN - Wm.   2621 acres ---

Bankruptcy - 045
MUMFORD - Samuel,   1st meeting of creditors ----

Meeting of Creditors - 046
PHILLIPS - James Matthew,  ---  more --- 

Mt Egmont - 047  & 047a
SOUTHWOOD - died on Mt Egmont, -- age about 25 - 30


Wednesday 10 February 1892
Inquest - 048 & 048a
BEATTIE - Mrs,   Robert Beattie gave evidence --  long column ----

Fatalities  - 050
OTWAY - Robert,  found dead on the road between Wade & Whangapoua ---
SOUTHWOOD - a party of men left to bring Mr Southwood.s body back from the mountain.
WHELAN - Patrick,  a labourer, was killed  by a falling tree ---  at Stratford

Drowning - 051
JANSEN -  a boy aged about 10yrs,  drowned in the Heathcote ---

Farms for Sale - 052
McLENNAN - Donald, farms for auction on 13 Feb.  Newhall Farm,  Kerr's farm,  Kemp's farm,  Welburn's farm. Grants Farm. ----  2621 acres

Tauranga Tragedy  -  053  & 053a  & 053b
MUNRO - wife and 4 children murdered  --  long story --- Grace Emma, wife age 30,  George age 6,  John Hugh, age 5,  Alexander, age 3,  and Lilian, age 9mths.

School of Art -  054
Exam results,  long list of names,  email for a copy.

Found - 055
SWANSON - William,  was found near where he disappeared.

Fatality - 056
WHELAN - Patrick,  a labourer was killed on the Hayward rd, by a falling tree.


Thursday 11 February 1892
Napier -  058
De LISLE - Mrs, wife of Dr De Lisle,  died ------

Farms for sale - 059
McLENNAN - estate of Donald, of Halkett ----

Tauranga  - 060
MUNRO -  Mrs Munro and baby are still alive  ---  lots more ---

Mt Egmont - 061
SOUTHWOOD - Mr,  more about the rescue --

Wellington - 062
SPRUGES - Thomas,  age 18,  ---  drowned ----

Presentation - 063
TUCKER - Miss E,  getting married -- a handsome marble clock ---


Friday 12 February 1892
Funeral Write - up -  064
BIDMEADE -  Mr F.R. on Wed. aft.  -- the Public Cemetery, New Brighton.  ---

Fatalities & Accidents - 066
CLAYDEN - Samuel,  died --  Nelson -- member of Education Board ---
SPURGES - Thomas,  body found this morning ---  Wellington -- 
TWEED - Dr,  of Ashburton -- had accident     broken ribs --

Contents Sale - 067
HARE -   retiring ---  all furniture and effects --  a list --

Contents Sale - 068
McCALLUM - Mr J.H.  leaving Christchurch,   contents 4 roomed house -- 

Inquest  - 069
ROSE - John,  age 23 --  at Nelson  -- found floating   ---

Land Sale - 070
URQUHART - Mr Duncan,  170 acres, Templeton District --

Wedding Write up -  071
WAGSTAFF - MALCOLM - on 3 Feb.   ---  lovely little write up.


Saturday 13 February 1892
Property Sale -  073
CAMERON - Mr John,  ----  204 acre farm,  at Balcairn --- 

Property for Sale  -  074
DYER - Mr S.F. -- 61 acres,   Governor's Bay ----

Property Sale  - 075
FISHER - Rev. T.R.   56 acres,  Fisher Estate, St Albans

Property for Sale - 076
GRAHAM - Douglas,  600 acres,  Fendalton ---

Ruanaways -  077
JACKSON - James  &
FAKE - Ernest,  each about 14 yrs old ran away from Burnham Industrial School.

Inquest - 078
JORDAN - Albert,  age about 20yrs --  lots more ---  inquest adjourned ---

Furniture & effects for sale - 079
MOORE - Mrs E.   list of items ---

Accident - 080
O'CONNELL - Maurice,  --  horse fell ----  no damage done --- taken to Waipara Hotel --

Inquest - 081
SOUTHWOOD - Mr.  found dead on Mt Egmont --  Henui Cemetery --- 

Rangiora - 082
TORLESSE - C.O.  farm Rivermarsh  ---  near Rangiora ---

Lincoln -  083
WESTENRA - Dr F.G. -- sold his practice --   household furniture & effects --- 

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Monday 15 February 1892
Presentation - 085
DAWSON - Miss,  mistress of the school at  Rakaia --- is leaving --

Presentation -  087
McLEAN - James.   employee at "Press"  a silver watch for courageous attempt to save the life of Jane Blackmore

Obituary - 088
PRESTON - Dr. of Sumner, camer here 12 yrs ago -- practised at Amberley, Lincoln and Napier  age 36 -- leaves a widow and 6 young children.


Tuesday 16 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  089
DICKINSON - John,  died  from injuries received in a fall from a horse -- 
HALROID - Mr,  body found in water -- 
HIGGS - John, an old settler,  age 70  died  at Timaru ---
MASSEY - a child,  died  -----     at Blenheim

Inquest -  092
JORDAN - Albert Atherlin,  died on Thurs.  --- lots more ----

Obituary -  093
MARTIN -  Mrs,  wife of Hon. John Martin  -- died Friday, Wellington,   age 73 --  born Edinburgh, marr. 45 yrs ago

Tauranga Tragedy -  094  7 094a
MUNRO - Mrs,  4th victim  - died --  long column ---

Marriage -   095
ROBINSON - THOMSON -  Mrs Thomson, of Annat, age 73  &  George Robinson, of Russell;s Flat age 63,  the bride has a mother
                who attained the age of 93  and 5 generations of her family now in Canterbury


Wednesday 17 February 1892

Presentation -  096
BADHAM - Charles,  firm of  Wardell Bros. ---  2 nice pictures and a mirror bracket,  --- getting married --

Fireman's Funeral  - 098
GREEN -   Mr E.A.   died Saturday -- buried today in Addington Cemetery -- and a squad of Chch Fire Brigade attended ---

Property Sale - 099
OVERTON - Mr Henry,  estate at Irwell,   to Richard Wright of Ellesmere.
CAMERON - John, farm at Balcairn was sold --- to Mr Graham Bruere, Mt Grey Downs.
McINTYRE - Mrs,  property at Fernside  passed in ----


Thursday 18 February 1892
Fatalities - 101
PATTERSON - Mrs Ellen,  of Mt Roskill,  was found dead today -- 
EASSON - J.W.   of -- auctioneers, Greymouth,  died here ---
SOMMERVILLE - George,  age 27, ---    lost overboard from steamer Mawhera --- 

Inquests - 101
BALL - William,   found dead at Weedons -- 
BROWN - John Reid,  age 2mths, son of Mr E. Cramp, a printer ----  died suddenly, 
CRAMP - Herbert, age 12mths, died suddenly ----

Partnership - 105
JOYNT - ANDREWS - Thomas Ingham Joynt  & Henry Douglass Andrews,   Barristers & Solicitors --- 

Wedding at Dunedin - 106
WILFORD - McLEAN - Georgia Constance, dau. of Hon. G McLean to Mr T.M.Wilford, solicitor, of Wellington ----

Accident -  107
PATRICK - Mr. sen.   stacking at Gapes Valley ---  had accident -- 


Friday 19 February 1892

Accidents & Fatalities  -  108
CLAYTON - Dr.  of Rangiora --- was forcing in a stopper in a soda bottle ---  bottle burst ---
LYNCH - Daniel, ---   working at Ngunguru bush,  log  fell and crushed him --
McLAREN - Mr  -- on Wed, a portion of road gave way  --  no injuries ----

Masterton - 110
DALTON - inquest resumed today ---


Saturday 20 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  111
BALLANTYNE - William,  a guard on the Cape Foulwind train, had his head badly crushed ---
MARSH - John,  prop. of Bridge Hotel, Cromwell,  died suddenly,-- father of Mr W.J. prop. of the Arrow Observer, and one time Mayor of Cromwell.
MOORE -  dau. of Mr R. Moore  M.H.R.  had accident in school playground --

Property for Sale - 112
BLAKISTON -  C.R.  -- "Thorpe"   in Springfield Rd,   4 acres and house --

Property for Sale - 113
DUNCAN - Messrs J. & J. ---   Rhoborough Downs Station ---  65,000  acres --- 16,000 sheep --

Property sale - 115
OVERTON - Mr H.W.  sold his property  "The Grange" at Irwell and bought, Highfield Estate at Kirwee, formerly owned by Lieut-Col. Tosswill.

"Ruapehu"  116
List of Passengers for London,  leaving Lyttelton today ---- 

Furniture Sale -  117
TOSSWILL -  J.N.   a long list of chattels  ------


Monday 22 February 1892
Golden Wedding write up -  120
CHAPMAN - Mr & Mrs W. of Temuka,  on Friday  --  been in the district for 34 yrs ---   8 children,  and 43 grandchildren, 

Shocking Accident  -  125
OLIVER - William,  age between 50 - 60 yrs of age --  unmarried --  lots more --

Inquest - 126
OLIVER - William, at Temuka,  ---  killed by the express train --  lots more --


Tuesday 23 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities   - 127
DARLING - Robert,  a settler at Coromandel  -- gored by bull -- died --
HILL - Mrs,  driving near Ward's Brewery,  (Christchurch)   buggy overturned,  ----
WEARMOUTH - Benjamin,  found drowned at Blenheim --  married -- age 45,  5 children --


Wednesday 24 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  129
JEWEL - Mrs  driven by Mr. Adams,  of Greendale,   horse bolted, Mrs Jewel fell out --   shaken & bruised -- 
MAGEE - of Long Bay, -- 7yr old son had accident ---  had some fingers hurt playing with firewood ---

Wellington - 131
Exam results, North Canterbury passes for the teachers' examination --
list of names ----

Auckland -  132
Auckland Society of Arts competition  results ---- 

Property sale Pukerau - 133
RUTHERFORD  Bros -    Otakarama Estate,  17,520 acres,  7 miles from Gore --  10,500 sheep, -- lots more ---

Bankruptcy - 134
SMITH - James,  coal dealer,  Rangiora -- 

In Memoriam -  135
STEPHENS - P.P.G.M.,  Loyal Rangiora Lodge just procured a large portrait of Bro. Stephens to hang in the Lodge room --


Thursday 25 February 1892
Wellington -  136
Exam results -  lists of names -----
Class D for North Canterbury  passes for the teachers' examination --
Class E for North Canterbury  passes for the teachers' examination --
Junior Civil Services passes  and partial passes ---
Senior Civil Services passes with distinction -- 

Geraldine - 138
PRATT - a child  of 5 or 6 of Mr H.R.Pratt,   died on the way to school at Geraldine --


Friday 26 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities - 139
BALLANTYNE - William,  who was injured on Friday,  died  ---  born Wanganui --
GREEN - Mark,  a travelling tinker, died -- Napier ----
PRIOR - a gold miner,  met with an accident while sluicing in the Corwell creek --- 

Accidents & Fatalities - 140
CHARLES - Arthur,  age 20, had accident --   fell off a horse,  no broken bones --
GABY - Frank,  grandson of Mr James Gaby, of Geraldine,  fell from a loaded dray -- broke a leg --
HOLLAND - Mr S.  --- at Ashburton ---landed on ground  under a trap --
PRATT - Martha,  age 6,  ---  inquest ---  natural causes -- 

Wedding Write - ups - 142
JOHNSTON - DIXON -  on Thursday at Cust --  Mr Percy H. Johnston to Miss Kitty, dau. of Marmaduke, Dixon, of Eyrewell  ---  more -- 
MAXWELL - HARMAN - Mary de R. dau. of Mr R.J.S.Harman to Mr R.J.Maxwell,  -- lots more ---


Saturday 27 February 1892
In Memoriam - 145
GLASSON - Arthur Evelyn, age 36   -- a handsome marble cross erected over the grave  -- in the Avonside Cemetery -- 

Old settler death - 146
GLYNAN - John, of Onuku, died on Wednesday age 73 --- one of oldest peninsula res. arr. Akaroa in early 50's -- 

Inquest - 147
JAKEMAN - Robert,  --  killed  previous day --- thrown by horse ----

List of Property Sales - 148
BAYNES - Mr A.T  45 acres at Templeton --
BAIRD - Mr D. bought  1 rood 32p. brick house 5 rooms  Phillipstown ---
ROBERTSON - James,  building section Madras st -- 
RAE - Mr J.C. bought 45 acres Harewood rd house of 6 rooms --
SCHMIDT - Mr P.  bought house 9 rooms---  City, north belt ---
TUCK - Mr H.    Colombo st north -- 2 leasehold shops --


Monday 29 February 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  150
CUMBERWORTH - William,  age 17 -- drowned at taylor's Mistake -- 
JOHNSON - James, inquest accidentally  drowned   ---  at Kaiapoi, 
WALLS - Helen,  died --  Dunedin --  inquest to be held today --

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
25 November 2014
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