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Wednesday 1 November 1893
Auckland - 002
the body of an elderly man was found by Mr Peter Annan,  floating in the water,  age about 50, still awaiting identification.

New Plymouth -  003
BROWN - George  &  William Turnbull, settlers at Urenui  were drowned while fording   a river ----  age 25 and 30 yrs ---

Fatalities -  004
FEATHERSTONE -   a child age 2  accidentally fell to the ground and injured --- died ----
KNUDSON - 14mth old dau. of Charles,  was accidentally drowned --- 
O'RORKE - Mrs, was a widow with a large family,  and
McINROE - Miss were crossing the Buller River --- both  drowned,    Miss McInroe was a dau. of late Mrs Mitchell --

Dunedin -  005
LOGAN - James,  who died in the Old Country recently has properties will be sold ---


Thursday 2 November 1893

Meeting of Creditors - 007
BROWN -  Thomas & William,  farmers in partnership at Little Akaloa,  ----  lots more ----

Presentation -  009
GOUGH -  Miss,  last 6yrs has been at Warners Hotel -- is now leaving  ----  purse of sovereigns.


Friday 3 November 1893
Property for Sale -  011
BROOKS - Mr,  Exeter st, Lyttelton,  6 roomed house,  quarter acre land ----

Accidents & Fatalities -  012
BAKER - Miss,  an elderly lady fell downstairs  lies insensible -- New Plymouth.
BROWN & TURNBULL -  drowned -- bodies now found on Monday --  New Plymouth.
OLSON - Mr, --- was gored by his bull  -- died   --- Hawera.
ROLAND - girl,  severely burned  clothes caught fire, -- died  Gisborne.
SIMMONDS - Mrs,  wife of hotel-keeper at Tapanui,  died ----

Property Sales -  013
HORNER -  Mr W.   St Albans farm, --- auction tomorrow ---


Saturday 4 November 1893
This Day - Auction -  015
HORNER -  Prestons  & Hills rd,    known as St Albans Farm, 53 acres,    also "Clearwell"  on Harewood rd,  164 acres

For Sale  -  016
Linwood House -  4 and 1/4 acres,  house has study, dining room, breakfast room,  billiard room, drawing room,  
                             upstairs 8 bedrooms,  bathroom with hot and cold water,  ------

Obituary -  017
McALISTER  - Constable James, of Ngapara,  born Co. Tyrone,  joined NZ Police Force in 1881 a gaoler in Oamaru for 6yrs,
                     leaves a wife and 5 young children.

Fatality -  018
WILSON -  Edward,  in charge of all the school buildings of the district -- died suddenly, age 56 ---


Monday 6 November 1893
Fatality - 019
ALYMER - Richard Reynell,  found in Cashel st with a bad head wound --  died  later  age over 70  -----

Fatality - 021
CULLIFORD -  Mr J.  butcher,  dropped dead while serving meat  at Rev. C. Turrell's house in Gloucester st -----

Accidents & Fatalities - 023
KERR -  2yr old child of Mr Louis Kerr, died suddenly --    Nelson.
MURPHY - Edward,  age 6,  fell off a tramcar  ---  nearly died --- Auckland.
OLSEN -  inquest returned death from natural causes  at Hawera.

Inquest -  025
HARPER -  body found by 3 young men William Kay, Charles Woodham, William Mills,   funeral at Woolston Cemetery  -----

Farm for Sale -  026
HENLEY -  Patrick,  109 acres on Selwyn rd, Springston,   --- 4 roomed house ---

Accident - 027
SLATER - wife of Mr Slater,  knocked down by a trap ----

Missing Man -  028
TATE - James,  on 28 Oct, belongings found on beach with this name inside,  presumed drowned ---  more ---


Tuesday 7 November 1893
Property for Sale -  030
EARLY - Samuel,  141 acres,  Shand's Rd, Broadfields,  RS. 3660, 3745, part 7962.  -- 8 roomed house --

Accidents & Fatalities -  031
COLLIE -  John,  died  from an accident whilst bush felling at Kaitoke.  Wellington.
DALL -  Nellie,  age 30,  died suddenly  --- Wellington ---
MURPHY - John, a newspaper runner, age 7,  broke his thigh  --  Auckland ----

Licensing Notices -  033
STACE - Catharina,  holder of Publicans license of Royal Hotel, Leithfield,  will apply for a transfer from myself to Ernest Oppenheim ---


Wednesday 8 November 1893
Application Licensing Notice - 035
DEARSLEY - Caroline,  of Woodend,  holder of license of White Cane Hotel, Woodend,  -----

Drownings  -  036
FIFIELD - a boy,  drowned in creek at Helensville ---
PAKIRA - Petera:   Keepa Hikatiaro:  Aratapa & son:  Henry Ereuti:  Tutairi heremai Tuketemanga:  Gilbert Karaka, grandson of man
                        who was interred at Tewahea ---  boat capsized -- lots more  ----

Land Transfer Notices -  037
DEARSLEY - Caroline,  2 acres --- occ. by Joseph Richards.
JOHNSTONE - Harry Bell,  1 acre,  2 roods,  lots 465, 466, 468,  469,  470, Selwyn,  occ. by John Bain.
MEARES - William Devenish, 40 acres  --- occ. by applicant.
PARISH - William,  78 acres  R.S. 10621,  11103,  12208, Leeston Survey district .------
REYNOLDS - John,  9 acres,  R.S. 4230,  Pigeon District --- 
WHITE - Edwin,  1 acre -- Southbridge district, 

Auction -  038
THOMSON -  late John,  112 acres R.S. 1469, 2536, 4432,  4433 ---  Upper Riccarton.

Wellington -  039
TIPPLER - Mr H.H.  well-known grocer,  whose premises were burned down ---  died this morning ----


Thursday 9 November 1893
Rotorua Boating Fatality - 041
had 18 men and 2 women on board ---  lots more ----

Accidents & Fatalities -  041a
COUTTS - Miss Maggie,  dau. of engineer at Onehunga Woollen Mills,----   age 18  died ---
TIMPSON - a young man, son of landlord of Alford Forest Hotel,  ---  had an accident --

Marriage at German Church -  042
MEYER - ARNST - Mr Friedrich, farmer of Halswell  to Miss Maria,  dau. of Mr H.Arnst, farmer, Tai-Tapu ---  
Auction -  043
TAIT - Mrs G.  (leaving for Scotland) 632 acres  on the banks of the Hinds River ----


Friday 10 November 1893
Property for Sale -  044
RACECOURSE Hotel -   for sale,  with brick stabling, paddocks etc. --


Saturday 11 November 1893
Wedding at Richmond - 047
SMITH - COOKE -  Henry J. Smith married Carrie, dau. of Mr J.S.Cooke,  Linwood,  last Thursday, bridesmaids were
                                Misses Florrie Cooke, Robilliard, Burgess, and Edith & Winnie Bowron, 


Monday 13 November 1893
Wellington - Death - 049
CLARKE - Mrs,  ----  housekeeper to William Winter Jacks,  ---  found dead in bed ---  age 25, b. N.S. sister in Dunedin, ---- more ---

Auckland -  Death - 050
DEAN - William,  a platelayer,   run into by a goods train when going home on a jigger ----

Clearing Sale -  051
MACKLE - John,  sold farm,  at homestead Kirwee ---- list of stock etc.

Naturalization - 052
PETERSEN - Fritz Christian,  blacksmith,  Christchurch.


Tuesday 14 November 1893
Accidents & fatalities -  054
DEAN - the platelayer,  --- inquest death was concussion of the brain.
QUINLIVAN -  Mrs & 3 children  were buried under a slip at Makohine,  Marton ----

Accidents & fatalities -  055
CAIN - Michael,  farm labourer,  died -- Waimate ---  had consumption ---
GUNDERSEN - boy who met with serious accident  progressing well -----


Wednesday 15 November 1893
Invercargill -  057
FLEMING - inf. dau. of Adam Fleming, a farmer at Waikaka Valley,  drowned in a tub ----

Property Sale -  058
MURPHY - John,  going to Cheviot ---  78 acres at  Elgin,  near Ashburton ---  lots more ----

Fatality -  059
QUINLIVAN - Mrs,  3 children & niece  were swinging on a rope  when cracking of breaking trees and a landslide ---   a lot more ----

Property Sale - 060
WILSON - Jas. leaving for the North Island,  440 acres at Kirwee,  ----


Thursday 16 November 1893
Inquest -  062
CLARKE - Annie,  found dead in bed ---  (also Annie Cavanagh)  single,  b. Grafton, Sydney --  lots more ---

Accidents & Fatalities - 063
SHORT - John,  steerage passenger, age 45,  a shearer, died on board steamer tarawera on 13 Nov. from Sydney to Lyttelton --- 
                    leaves a wife and family in Christchurch.
SKEY - Ernest N.  age 22  was crushed to death while in charge of a traction engine at Martinborough ---
GUNDERSEN -  boy,  who met with an accident with a tram ---  took a turn for the worse and died  ---
McMUTRIE -  a man,  died suddenly -- at Rhoborough Downs station ---  near Fairlie --
SEY - Mr,  painter,  was knocked from his bicycle  --- escaped with a shaking.
SMITH - Joseph,  drowned in the Tangawhane creek,  20 miles from Dargaville --  body not yet recovered.

Chattel  Sale -  064
TRIBE - late Mr Chas.  ---   listed ----

Sale of Buildings -  065
WATT - late Mr J.M.    sold buildings and wool scouring plant of NZ Provision Co. at Belfast to Mr W. Nicholls ---


Friday 17 November 1893
Inquest  -  066 & 067
BAGLEY - Joseph,  age 52,  a newspaper runner found dead in bed --- 

Funeral -  070
GUNDERSEN - Alberto, eldest son  ---   will take place this afternoon ---

Inquest -  071  &  072
GUNDERSEN -  Hilario Alberto,  died Wed. ---  lots more ----

Funeral - 073
LEITHHEAD - Mrs  largest funeral at Kaiapoi ---  

Wellington -  074
NOBLE -  F.W.  awaiting trial -- died in the Terrace gaol-- came into a legacy of 3000 pounds since he was put in gaol.


Saturday 18 November 1893
Obituary -  076
BREACH -  Mr W. an early settler of Rangiora ---   leaves a wife and family of grown up sons and daughters.

Auction - 077 & 078
BROWN - late J.T.  4 lots of land plus  "Abberley" on Springfield rd,  4 acres,  11 roomed house ---

Clearing sale -  079
DARRACH  - Robert,  at Cheviot, ---- a list of chattels.

Funeral write - up - 080
GUNDERSEN -  elder son of Mr A.Gundersen,  --- at Linwood Cemetery --- 

Auction -  081
McCORMACK - David,  25 acres in one valley,  the sea in front and hills behind  Sumner Road -----

Property for Sale - 082
McPHEDRAN -  Mr D.  570 acre farm at Hororata ----

Fire at Prebbleton -  083
PREBBLE - Mr E.  house destroyed by fire -- 14 roomed house  housing one of Mr Prebble's sons ---

Creditors Meeting -  084
WILLIAMS -  Henry,  Lyttelton,  master mariner,  --- 


Monday 20 November 1893
Oddfellows Funeral -  086
BREACH -  William,  were interred in the Baptist Cemetery, Rangiora,  --- 

Port Chalmers  -  087
HENDERSON - James,  foreman at the railway goods yard,  was drowned  ----

Land for Settlement -  088
LOGAN - James,  -- Greenvale Estate, owned by late James Logan,  24,000  acres  under offer to the Government --

Prebbleton Fire -  089
PREBBLE - Mr,  house was insured ----


Tuesday 21 November 1893
Accidents & Fatalities -  091
BARTLETT - Robert,  ---  thrown from his horse -- in hospital ---
GREY James &   James Lomas,  were drowned at Tuha Ford --  crossing the Rangitikei River, Lomas, single man age 45,   Grey, single, age 30 ----
HENDERSON - James,  married wharf foreman at Port Chalmers  was drowned while bathing in the corporation baths --
JACKSON -   2yr old son of William,  Mt. Stuart,  drowned --

Obituary -  093
LANAUZE -  Capt. H.C. --  came here early 50's -- held commission in 65th regiment -- 15yrs Town Clerk, for Lyttelton,    age 68,  Miss Leonora Tipping ,
                            a granddaughter was married 2 weeks ago  to a son of Col.Lean   she has lost both grandfather & father in law in some 6hrs.  ---  more ----

Obituary - 094  &  095  &  096  &  097
LEAN -  Colonel Alexander, age 69  --- returning officer for Christchurch electorate ---  an architect with Mr B.W.Mounrfort,  -- arr. Lyttelton in the
                 "Fatima"  in 1851   marr. a Miss Hayes before leaving --       built "Riverlaw"  moved to Mt Hutt --- widower, 
                    wife died in 1885,  2 sons  2 daus.   and 4 unmarried dau's.   ---


Wednesday 22 November 1893
Cheviot Estate -   099
Balloting for sections  on the Cheviot Estate,  ----

Accidents & Fatalities -  100
BROWN -  Mr A.  collided with a bicyclist --- 
THOMPSON - Anthony,  thrown from his trap at Tinwald --  an inquest was held --- arr. here in 1864 ---

Auction -  102
O'NEILL -  Samuel, deceased,   George st, Richmond,  and 5 roomed house ---


Thursday 23 November 1893
Accidents & Fatalities - 104
CHRISTIE - Benjamin,  an elderly man   dropped dead while walking in Port Chalmers.
TOLHURST - Gerald,  of Wellington,  age 21, lost his right leg as a result of trying to get on a moving train at Riverton ----  

Auction -  106
GRESSON - late Mr J.B.  -----

Funeral -  107
LANAUZE - Capt. accountant and clerk at the Christchurch Police Depot,  was interred at Avonside cemetery -- 

Military Funeral -  108
LEAN -  Colonel,  will take place this afternoon at the Riccarton Cemetery ---

Auction -  109
THOMAS - Mr R.D.  sell on Park Tce,  "Hopesaye"  half acres,  12 roomed house --  designed and built by late W.B. Armson.


Friday 24 November 1893
Funeral -  111 & 112
LEAN - Colonel,  received a military funeral  --- long column ----


Saturday 25 November 1893
Property for Sale - 113
BAKER - J.H.  (moving to Wellington)  14 acres in Fendalton,  house 13 rooms  --- 

Cheviot  Clearing Sale -  114
DARRACH -  Robert ---  list of chattels  auction on 19 December.


Monday 27 November 1893
Accidents & Fatalities - 120
DAY - a little boy, son of Mr Alfred Day, of Woolston   was drowned -- 
FRASER - a boy age 11,  son of Mr R. Fraser, Rangiora,  fell out of a tree and broke his arm ---
WALKER - Mr A.  riding a bicycle -- a horseman rode over him ---    received a shaking --

Fatality -  121
HINCHEY - John,  a farmer at Fernhill, Benmore,  was killed at the Invercargill station ---   was elderly ---

Thank You - 122
LEAN -  the family wish to thank all those who sent wreaths etc ---   more ---


Tuesday 28 November 1893
Accidents & Fatalities - 125
JACKSON - Mr, a horse trainer of Duvauchelles bay died suddenly whilst dining ---
JOHNSTON - Mrs Elizabeth,  of Pukekohe,  dropped dead, ---
McLEAN - James,  age 18,  accidentally killed at ------
SHURY - ex-detective, fell dead at Dunedin ---
SWEENEY - a miner who fell off the Waikato train is not expected to recover ---

Wellington - 126
KNUCKLY - infant,   --  inquest,  died from exhaustion---

Clearing Sale -  127
WHITCOMBE - G.H.,  is moving to town to sell at his res. "Fifield" Opawa ---


Wednesday 29 November 1893
Clearing Sale -  130
MOORE-  Mr J.C.  Southbridge,   --- settling in the North Island,  ------- 
PORTER - Mr E.C.  furniture & effects --


Thursday 30 November 1893
Presentation - 132
SMART -  James,  of the Railway Dept.  promoted to stationmaster at Winslow ---  received a gold albert chain --- 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
1 March 2014.
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