Lyttelton Times  -   January  1892

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Friday 1 January 1892
Balcairn School001
Annual treat and distribution of prizes,  long list of names ---  

Inquest - Masterton - 003
DICKSON - Peter,  poisoned at Pahiatua --  adjourned to 7 Jan. ----

Pahiatua Poisoning cases  - 004  & 005
DICKSON - Peter &
MOORE - Joseph,  adjourned to 8 Jan.  Mesdames Naylor sen and Moore and Messrs  Robert Naylor sen and Moore and
                        Messrs Robert Sedcole and Pierce Lundon   are still very ill ------

Funeral write - up - 007
HIGMAN - Robert,  the Salvation Army Capt. who drowned while bathing at Port Chalmers -------

Inquest - 008
HIGMAN - Robert,  had been a coal merchant at Sydenham before joining the Salvation Army -- lots more ---

Land Transfer Notices - 009
DAVIS - Samuel,  3 acres pt RS 86 Rangiora ---
RICHARDS - Henry Slater,  60 acres pt RS ------- occ. by Emmanuel Wolfe & Patrick Callaghan.
HASLOCK - Elizabeth Jane,  5 perches,  pt section 49, Lyttelton ---
PLUMRIDGE - Thomas,  25 perches,  pt lot 62, plan 63 occ. by Charles Broome
HEDGE - Henry,  1 rood -- pt rural section 69,  Linwood, occ. by George Caleb Price.
SEARS - William,  20 perches pt section 306 City,  occ. by the Misses Taylor.
CAIN - Jeremiah Francis,  9 perches,  pt section 66 Lyttelton, 
SCOTT -Henry Alan &
MAUDE - Thomas William,  122 acres  Rural sections -------Halswell --

Masterton - 010
DICKSON - Peter,  inquest opened last night ---  another death last night from the poisoning cases
NAILOR   - child of Samuel -- &
McLENNAN - Dr W. Guy, was found dead in his bed.----

London - 011
PAGE - Mr Joshua, of Gleniti, near Timaru,m went to London for an operation -- is doing well --

Auction of Furniture - 012
TOMBS - Mrs, estate, very long list of furniture ---

Auction - 013
TOMPKINS - Mrs, is leaving Christchurch, -- list  of furniture & effects ---

Accident - 014
WADSWORTH - a bootmaker -- suffered from poisoning  by mistake ----

Presentations -  015
WEBB - Mr H.R. resigned as manager of Permanent Investment and Loan Assoc. of Canterbury -- 
WATKINS - Mr E.  at the Normal School --- with a silver mounted walking stick ---

Partnership dissolved  - 016
WREAKS - Thomas, continuing ---   &
COLLIE - John Ingram,  as corn dealers,  has now become Collie Bros,  taken over business of Mr E.H.Banks ---


Saturday 2 January 1892

Accidents & Fatalities - 017
McRAE -  3yr old daughter of  Mr McRae, farmer, of Claremont,  was drowned -----
FALCONER - son of Charles, (fireman)  age about 11,  fell off a roundabout at Lyttelton, -- injuries to the head.
WADSWORTH - George, died in hospital on Thursday  ---- inquest will be held
COOPER - William,  broke several ribs falling off his horse at Cust.
MILLER - John, (a miner)  has disappeared below Alexandra -----

Obituary - Old Colonist  -  019
CLARK - George Thomas,  well known in Lyttelton as coach prop. and carrier --  arr. Nelson in 1842 in ship Mary Ann, came to Lyttelton 3mths before 1st four ships ----

Salvation Army Wedding at Kaiapoi - 021
MELLISH - WRIGHT - on 1 Jan. Miss Emily Wright to Theodore Mellish,  mate of ketch Owake Belle  ------


Monday 4 January 1892

Masterton - 023
DICKSON - Peter,  funeral took place yesterday  ---

Obituary - Old Colonist - 024
DONALDSON - Mrs Caroline M.  wife of late Matthew Donaldson,  late gaoler at Addington,  died 24 Dec.   at Wellington --  age 71  came to
                            Wellington in early 1840's in ship  Oliver Lang  --left 3 sons, 2 daughters, 40 grandchildren,  4 g. grandchildren.

A Salvationist's Funeral -  026
HIGMAN - Capt. Robert,  --- soldier of Sydenham Corps --- lots more ----

For Sale - 027
KEKERANGU Run -     32,600  acres freehold,  92,845 leasehold,  homestead & cottages -----

Pahiatua Poisoning case  - 028
still ill are, Mr & Mrs E. Naylor,   Arthur Leonard,  William & Harry Naylor,  W.J.Sedcole,  R.Sedcole, E. Allison,  Mr & Mrs S. Naylor and 2 children, 
                        Mrs P. Dickson & son,  Mrs J. Moore and children,  Messrs Lundon (2)

Auction -  029  & 030
TOMBS - late Mrs,  villa res. of 5 good rooms ----   Gloucester st,  part T.S. 344 -----
TOMBS - Mrs,  long list of furniture and effects --- auction next Wednesday ---

Waddington School - 031
A longish list of  class prize winners ---   email for a copy

Inquest - 032
WADSWORTH - George, on Saturday -- 

Wedding write up   - 033
BLANCHARD - HARRIS -  on 1 Jan. Alice, dau. of Mr W. Harris,  marr. Mr A.W.Blanchard, of Wellington --   lots more ---

Woodside School  - 034
A longish list of  class prize winners ---   email for a copy


Tuesday 5 January 1892

IONIC -  passenger list - 036
a supplementary list of passengers sailed from London on 26 November ---  email for a copy.

Obituary -  037
JOHNSTON - Mrs, wife of senior partner in former firm of Wood & Co.  died at Fielding on Sunday ---

Fatality - 038
McDOUGALL - John,  found dead ---  belonged to Queensland --- 

Auckland - 039
NEWMAN - Joseph,  age 77 sharebroker,  once member of Provincial Council  died today 4th

Accident -  040
PARKER - J.  a man working at T.Wreaks' grain store, had an accident with a chaff cutting machine ---

RUAPEHU  -   passenger list - 041
a supplementary list of passengers sailed from London on 10 December ---  email for a copy.


Wednesday 6 January 1892
Drowned - 043
O'BRIEN - Edward,  a seaman,  on ship Ecclefechan, was found drowned in Lyttelton Harbour --- native of Waterford, Ireland, age 63 ---

Farewell -  044
POTTER - Mr W.T.  at Ashburton,  leaving to take up stationmaster at Prebbleton ---


Thursday 7 January 1892
Accident -  045
BEECROFT - Thomas,  a labourer,  unloading shale from the shop Everest --   arm badly smashed ---

Presentation - 047
COOPER - Mr J.R.  teller at BNZ, Rangiora,  about to move to Tapanui -- 

Wellington -  048
LOCKWOOD - William Henry, a station cook,  was found dead --- 

Inquest - 044
O'BRIEN - Edward,  ---  an AB on ship  Ecclefechan ----


Friday 8 January 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  050
STEWART - Charles, a baker on Mt Eden rd, died suddenly --- 
FINDLAY - William,  a baker, living in Auckland --  thrown on his head --- now critical ---

New Plymouth - 052
SCOTT - Mrs,  died natural causes --- 


Saturday 9 January 1892
Accidents  & Fatalities  - 054
FINDLAY - William,  who was thrown from his horse in Auckland,  died -----
LANDRY - R. a young lad had a bad accident at Thames ----  
HARRIS - Rev. W.  of Fielding, was thrown from his horse is in serious condition --

Fires -  056
JONES - Samuel,  house in  ---  Sydenham destroyed by fire ---
COOCH - Mr,    house destroyed owned by Mr Cooch,  occ. by Mr T.D.Thornton --- 

Auction -  057
HAWKSWOOD -  owned by John D. Macfarlane,  39,605 acres,  freehold ------

Auction -  058
McLENNAN - William,   deceased,  2020 acres  freehold at Halkett -----

Property Sales -  059 & 060
Mr Sharland,  owner Gloucester st,  Linwood, sold to Mr Pinwall
Mr Fuller,  owner Withers st, Linwood,  Mr Ware
Mr Dawber,  owner,  building section Gloucester st, Linwood  to Mr Pinwall
Mortgagee -  leasehold cnr shop, dwelling and 6 cottages, cnr Colombo st & Peterborough st,  to Mr Bradley.
Mr Maltby,  2 acres of land, shop dwelling and stables at Woodend  to Mr Corlett (formerly occ. by Mr Hopkins)
Mortgagee,  cottage  3 rooms Dryden st, Sydenham,   to Mr Firth,
Mr Robert Davis, owner sections 99 and 100 New Brighton of 1 acre fronting esplanade ----- 

Personal -  061
YORKE - Mr W.R.  ordered to take a long sea voyage for his health  leaving today in the Coptic and return on the same vessel ---


Monday 11 January 1892
Fatality -  062
ACTION - John,  a wharf lumper,  onboard steamer Wakatu ----  fell while loading the vessel ---

Wedding - 064
CRACROFT - PHILPOTTS -  Capt. Cracroft  of ship  Hurunui, married in Picton to Miss L. dau. of Mr T. Philpotts,  ------

Dunedin - 065
GILBERT - Mrs Stephen, of Forbury,  died suddenly.

Accident -  066
GILLARD - Fred,   severly cut his head working at Lyttelton,  on the ship  Ecclefechan ----

Land Sale -  067
GRAHAM - Mr Douglas,  estate of,  adjoins th Russley, Burnside, Coringa & Avonhead estates,  sale on 26 March ---  divided into 11 farms ---

Wellington - Arrival of the IONIC068
Ionic from London,  left Plymouth 28 Nov.  list of names of passengers ---

Accident -  069
WATERS - Charles,  a wharf labourer,  accident onboard steamer Omapere, at Timaru wharf --- 


Tuesday 12 January 1892
Auckland  - 070
ABBOTT - John,  saved from drowning by Police-Sergeant J. KELLY, of Devonport ---
O'BRIEN - a little girl age 4 of Kuatunu,  died after her clothes caught fire --
GLENNY -  a man,  died suddenly whilst visiting a friend ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  070a
HOLST - a young man,  was rescued in a small boat in Lyttelton Harbour --- 
SNOSWELL -  a boy aged about 9 or 10,   narrowing escaped drowning at Timaru --  more ---

Wedding - 072
BOND - AZEMAR - Miss Adele Azemar, of Richmond, Surrey, arr. this morning on the Ionic.  marr. Mr J. H. Bond, of Mt Algidus, Canterbury ---

Death - 073
BOYD - Miss Juliana,  niece of late Canon Boyd, of Leeds, died yesterday --- 


Wednesday 13 January 1892
Auckland -  074
TAYLOR -  a lad, was saved from drowning by Constable Grey ------

Napier - 074a
DAVIS -  Mrs  & 
McKINNON - Mrs --- 2 buggies collided, both in serious condition ----

Auckland - 076
GOLDIE - Mr Andrew,  died in England,  brother of William Goldie, Ranger, Auckland Domain ---

Auction - 13 Feb.  -  077
McLENNAN - William,   deceased,  2620 acres  freehold at Halkett ----- 

Mortgagee  Auction - Okain's Bay -  078
GILBERT - W.  to KELLY,     RS 32231, 10 acres,


Thursday 14 January 1892

Auckland  -  079
CHAPMAN - Admon,   --  died --  married,  age about 50 ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  079a
PARSONS - George, age 2, son of Mr R.J.Parsons, Amberley, died suddenly ----
PORTERMAN - John, of Eketahuna,  was killed today with a log rolling on him ---


Friday 15 January 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  080a
LIPSEY - George, age 9,   fell into the water at Waihou River and drowned
McDONALD - Alex,  fell overboard on the Manapouri  at Dunedin and drowned,  --
RICHARDSON - Jonathon,  a child was found drowned at Catlins River --
SELBY - Alfred,  son of a teacher at Lumsden, drowned  --    age 14 ---

Obituary - 082
WOOD - Lionel,  son of Mr Horatio James Wood, of Kaiapoi,  age 19  -- died -----


Saturday 16 January 1892
Fire -  083
BLACKMORE - Jane,   died  from the effects of the fire at Mr Raphael's home ---   inquest today -- lots more ---

Partnership - 085
CAYGILL - John A.  and
WIDDOWSON  - H.Y.   Barristers & Solicitors,   have entered into a partnership --- 

Auction -  086
GRESSON - J. B.  deceased,   occ. by Mr H.R.Smith,  house and section on Gloucester st Linwood. ---

In Memoriam -  087
JOHNSTON - Mrs J.R.  funeral took place at Kiwitea on 6 Jan.  arr. Nelson in early days -- 

In Memoriam - 088
REEVES - Hon. W.   employees erected a headstone at Barbadoes st Cemetery --  following is the inscription on the headstone ---
William Reeves,  born at Clapham, England,  on 10 Feb. 1825,  died Risingholme, Christchurch on 4 April 1891,  arr. 1856  ---  more ----


Monday 18 January 1892
Drowned -  089
BARKER - Enoch, was found floating in the Avon -- age 62,  a farmer,  and kept a store in New Brighton rd,   ----

Fatalities - 090
BLACKMORE - Martha Jane,   who died from burns in a house fire on Thursday night --- 

Inquest -  091 & 092  & 093 & 094
BLACKMORE -  Martha Jane --  long column ----

Little River -  096
COOK - Mary Anne,  age 51,  was found dead in her bed ---    an inquest to be held

A Body Found -  098
HORTON - A.   had a letter addressed to W.H.Horton, 12 Cross st,  Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England,  age about 30  --    inquest to be held ---

Property Sale -  099
TOMBS -  late Mrs,    bought by Mr W. JANAWAY ---


Tuesday 19 January 1892
Presentation - 102
GILMOUR - Miss,  leaving for N.S.W.    gift of a copy of Teacher's Bible, and a ladies handbag.

Obituary - 103
GLASSON - Arthur Evelyn,  son of Rev. Henry Glasson,  age 36,  20 years clerk in NZ Post Office,  leaves a wife & 3 children.

Inquest - 104
HORTON - Mr A.    deceased ----  more ---


Wednesday 20 January 1892
Accidents & fatalities -  105
BOWLES - Mr,  body recovered from Milford Lagoon ----
JORDAN - William,  was killed while bush felling,  near Inglewood,  (formerly farmer in Cust, Canterbury) --- more
LOW - Mr,  at Winslow,   horse reared   and he fell and cut his head badly --

Auction -  108
GRAHAM - late Douglas,  600 acres in Fendalton, 

Auction This Day - 109
STRINGER - William,  leaving for Wellington,  ------    long list of furniture


Thursday 21 January 1892
Funeral Write - up  -  110
BARKER - Enoch,  arrived here in the Strathmore  36 yrs ago,  ---   twice married,  leaves widow, 4 daughters,  2 sons  built 1st house in New Brighton 30 yrs ago -- 

Auction - 114
LANGDON - Thomas, has just bought the Wolseley Hotel in Winchester  from Mr J.A.Young ---

Personal - 115
LOWRY - Mr A. has been appointed manager of the Christchurch branch in place of Mr George Kelly, who resigned ---


Friday 22 January 1892
Fatality - 118
HENLEY - a child age 5, son of James Henley,  died suddenly  ----

Invercargill -  119
MILLER - Robert Innes,  died ---  a founder of the Melbourne Age, --- belonged to an old newspaper family in Elgin, Scotland -- age 67 ---


Saturday 23 January 1892
Deaths -  121
BOWLES -

Deaths - 122
HOLLYMAN
- Arthur,  died  at Nelson -- 
REID - Frank,  died on the wharf at Oamaru --  more ---

Inquest - 124
HENLEY - James,    infant child of James Henley,  --  died suddenly -- 


Monday 25 January 1892
London - Obituary - 124a
ADAMS - Prof. astronomer, age 72 ---  son of a small farmer at Lidcot, Cornwall, b. 5 June 1819 --  lots more ---

Belfast School -  prizes - 125 & 126
List of pupils names who were class prizewinners, 

Inquest -  Wellington - 128a
CHEYNE - Peter,  a lineman --  killed instantly -- 

Obituary - 129
CLARK - George Thomas,  well known in Lyttelton ---  arr. Nelson Feb. 1842 in Mary Ann -----

Presentation -  130a
FERGUSON - Mr H.  leaving the prison service and  will be Inspector of Factories ---

Fires -  131
BLACKMORE - Martha Jane, a servant in the house of the late Mrs Raphael, died in a house fire ---  a long column ---

Nelson - 133
HOLLYMAN - Arthur, a lad,  died suddenly ----

Inquest-  134
DICKSON & MOORE  -   victims of the recent poisoning case ---- more ---

In Memoriam -  137
REEVES - the Late Hon. W.  a headstone has been erected around the grave  by his employees --- 
inscription reads -  William Reeves, born at Clapham, England, 10 Feb. 1825,  died at Risingholme, Chch, on 4 April 1891 -- came here in 1856  -- a large black granite stone,  -----

Fatal Accident -  138
ROBINSON - James,  age 15,  son of James Robinson,  fell from a tree --- 

Sale of a Hotel - 139
SHEARMAN - Mrs, has sold the Somerset Hotel, Ashburton  to Mr LANE of Canterbury Hotel, Lyttelton, price paid 7000 pounds.


Tuesday 26 January 1892
Masterton - 141
DIAMOND - Sgt. Bernard,  late Royal Horse Artillery, died -- age 66  ----

Fatalities -  142
HAYES - Keriana,  age 16 ---  died -- Gisborne --
FEARN - George, age 6, kicked in the head by a horse,  died at Invercargill ---

Inquest - 144
ROBINSON - James,    -----  accidental death ---

Gisborne - 145
STUART - Capt. of the s.s. Dingadee,  died this afternoon age 37 ---


Wednesday 27 January 1892
Australian Fatalities  -  146
WEEPER - Nurse,  died at the Narrabri Hosp. Sydney, 
MANSFIELD - Lieut. of the Royal Naval Reserve -- fatal balloon accident -- 
O'DEA - Lillie,  age 7yrs of the Grampians, Australia,   died --- 

Auctions -  148
McINTYRE - Donald,    70 acres at Fernside --    15 acres large general store --  and 2 acres of land ---

Auctions - 149
PATTERSON - Mrs,  household furniture --- 

Napier -  150
PINDER - Samuel,  a farmer at Meanee, drowned ---  age 26, 

Funeral at Rangiora -  151
POWER - Michael,  farmer, of Ohoka, --   interred at Rangiora Roman Catholic Cemetery ----

Land Sale - Rangiora - 152
SMYTH - Robert,  3 farm lots at Balcairn,  34 acres with house -- 


Thursday 28 January 1892
Fatalities & Accidents  - 153
BROWN - Alfred Sedcole,  --- Wanganui,   was killed while bush felling on his own farm ---
STEDMAN - S.R.  the cyclist ---  fell --- 


University Examinations Scholarships - 155
MULHOLLAND - Jane,  Christchurch Girls' High
LANCASTER - George Joseph, 
WADDELL - James Marshall
CRADDOCK - Hubert,  all from Christchurch Boys' High.

University Examination results - 156
Junior scholarships of 1891 - long list of names,  -- email for a cop ---

University Examination results Matriculation -  157
long list of names,  email for a copy ----

Property Sale -  159
RUTHERFORD - Andrew,  bought 20,000 acres, part of Hawkeswood estate, Low Hills,  One Tree & Waiau blocks ----


Friday 29 January 1892
Accidents -  160
LARENSON - a seaman,  accident on board the Mahera at Westport --- more ---
PERCEVAL - Stephen,   accident at Lyttelton discharging cargo from the ship Star of France ---
HAMILTON - Moses,  an old man  died ---  near Winchmore ---
RANKEN - John,  a sailor on steamer Ardle,  fell from the funnel rail ----
BRADLEY - Charles,  -- thrown from his horse --    much shaken --

Nelson Jubilee   -  161
SAUNDERS - Alfred  &
HERRICK -  Joseph, and several other early settlers left by the Waihora for the Nelson Jubilee ----

Presentations - 162
ALLENDER - John,  --- North Belt Pres. Church -- leaving for Wellington ----
EXALL - Mrs,  leaving the Jane Douglas steamer,  has been a stewardess

Pupil Teachers Examination Results - 163 & 164  & 165
long list of names of pupil teachers who passed their exams ------

University of New Zealand - 166  & 167
Further results  of December matriculation examinations -  long list of names ----

Saturday 30 January 1892
Accidents & Fatalities -  168
DONOVAN - John,  foreman of the Ocean Beach tramway shed, was drowned -- single man, age 35 -- 
JOHNSTONE - Andrew, an artillery man at the Heads Battery, Dunedin,  gun rolled on him ---

Auction -  170
CARTER - Mrs Mary Ann,  sell 17 acres ---  at Halswell  and 8 roomed house originally owed by Mr Parish.

Fatalities -  171
ZANKE - Frederick,  of Auckland ---
COOK - William,  storekeeper, Dunedin ---  leaves a wife and family --

Rescued -  172
GALLOWAY - William,  of South Dunedin,  was saved from drowning by the Capt McCallum,  who was washed overboard ---  lots more ---

Inquest -  173
HAMILTON - Moses,  found dead in a paddock at  Winchmore -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
27 June 2014
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