Lyttelton Times    -   October   1893

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Monday 2 October 1893
Fatality -  001
BELL -  William,  res. of Winchester,  found drowned in a creek,  he was a  widower with 5 children.

Inquest -  004
CARAMAN -  a boy of Onehunga, died in hospital  -----

Obituary -  007
FULTON - John, on 27 Sept. at Rangiora,   agent of the Colonial Bank ---  b. Ayreshire, Scotland in 1850, came here over 20 yrs ago ---   leaves a wife , who was dau. of late Mr John Macfarlane, and 5 young children ---

Obituary -  009
LEVIN -  Mr W.H. of Levin & Co. in Wellington,     -----  lots more ----

Auction -  012
McMAHON -  Mr (leaving for England)  sell  all furniture and effects and live stock ----

Fatality -  013
NICHOLSON - son of Mr Nicholson, of Whangapoa,  has drowned ----

Obituary -  014
REVELL -  Mr W.H.  ex-Resident Magistrate --  died age 64, ----

Death - 015
Von MEYERN - portrait painter  died here today,  30th Sept. at Wellington.


Tuesday 3 October 1893
Accidents & Fatalities - 017
CORTE -  Peter,  ---   dropped dead --  at Lyttelton,  leaves a widow and 8 children --- 
CAPON - Mrs of Lauriston ---    an axle of the trap broke, -- she broke a leg ----

Warwick House School Music Examinations - 019  &  028
Musical Theory - Junior Honours
Margaret Mary Loader:   Mary O'Reilly:  Mary Higgs:   Rosa Richardson:  Mary Poff:  Ella O'Malley:  Mina Mahar:   Annie B.Connor:  Mary Ann Lee:  Eleanor McEvedy:  Thomas R.L.Fenerty:  Mary Doyle:  Mary Alice Burke:

Naturalisation -  020
ANDERSEN -  seaman,  Lyttelton.
ALBRECHT - George Henry,  tinsmith  Christchurch
CHODOWSKI -  Rev. A.  Christchurch
NEUTZE -  David,  labourer.  Sheffield.
HIEN - Tong,  gardener,  Temuka.
RASMUSSEN -  Hans Peter,  bushman,  Little River,
RIDDER -   Friedrich Christopf,  and
RIDDER -  Friedrich Heinrich,  and
RIDDER -  Johann Friedrich,  farmers,  Tai-Tapu.
SCHMEDES - Hermann,  manufacturer, Christchurch.

Dissolution of Partnership -  020a
Ernest Hill Brown  &  George Askew,  threshing machine props.  Sheffield, 
George Askew has taken into partnership with him  Mr Walter Mann,  as Askew & Mann, threshers & chaffcutters.


Wednesday 4 October 1893
Bankruptcy -  021
BARR -  James,  farmer,  Annat,   -----   more ---

Fire - 022
BEAN -  Mrs H. --- cottage on Main rd South near Waimate  burnt to the ground ---   

Fatalities - 024
ALLEN -  W.  saloon passenger from Sydney   died on Sunday night ---
COOTE - Peter,  inquest --   heart disease --
Unidentified body found  by Medadmes T.Heney & J. Drabble  on the beach near Kaiapoi -----

Fatalities - 026
GLEN - Mr George,     died at Manaia,  formerly in partnership with his brother in Greymouth.
BUTCHER - Mr R.  a journalist known in the Wairarapa  -----

Presentation of a Memorial -  027
IVEY -  Late Mr W.E.  director of School of Agriculture (Lincoln)  an oil painting of Mr Ivey presented to the School  ---  lots more ----


Thursday 5 October 1893

Silver Wedding -  031
HENDERSON - Mr & Mrs Gideon  at Pleasant View,  near Diamond Harbour ------

Fire  Kaikanui Hotel Kaiapoi - 032
MONK - Mrs, owns the Kakanui Hotel building at Kaiapoi which was burnt down  --- Mr Graham, licensee

Death -  033
ROPIHA -  Mrs Tiena,  a dau. of Te Huke, one of the great chiefs of the Ngatikahungunu tribe at  the Wairarapa     died on Wed. night ----  more ----


Friday 6 October 1893
Napier -  035
BURNETT - Mr W.F.  ironmonger,  died ---  formerly Mayor of Hastings -- single,  age 45 ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  036
GREEN -  Mr W.S.   body has been found -----  at Gisborne ---
CAMERON - John,  inquest --  age 74, a widower ---  
HERD -  Jonathon,   had an accident  in Papanui,   a little boy Thomas Gill  was thrown out of the buggy with Herd  ----


Saturday 7 October 1893
Fatality -  039
EVES - Sarah,  age 14  died at Tokatea, Northern Wairoa ---

Auckland -  041
NICHOLSON - W. McKenzie,  age 4, son of schoolmaster at Ohangape  has drowned ---

Clearing Sale - Dunsandel -  042
RANDALL & MUSGRAVE -  (sold their farm)  live and dead stock ----


Monday 9 October 1893
Obituary -  045
MARSH - Mrs Mary, widow of Mr G. Marsh,  Templeton,  age 83 ---    lived in Templeton for 32 yrs.

Accident -  046
McNAMARA - Mr J.  met with a severe accident ---   thrown to the pavement  from the vehicle he was driving --

Farewell -  047
NICOLL -  Mr C.W.   promoted to the accountancy of the New Plymouth branch of the Colonial Bank -----

Naturalization -  051
ISRAELSEN - Ole,  cabinetmaker,  of Christchurch.

Presentation - 052
MacPHERSON - Miss Kate, (dau. of Lady Superintendant of Rhodes Convalescent Home ---  leaving for Sydney
WARD - Mr Charles,  for 11 yrs employed by Mr A.J.White,  is leaving  to England  -----


Tuesday 10 October 1893
Bankruptcy -  050
HOUSTON - James,  carpenter, 
JOHNS - Cornelius,   auctioneer,  --- 

Property Auction -  053
MATSON - Mrs Marian,  subdivision of Springfield Estate,  Papanui rd, Innes rd and Victoria Ave  and 13 acres homestead block


Thursday 12 October 1893
Accidents & Fatalities - 055
TANI -  Samson,  age 5,  drowned at Whare Kaho,  near Whitianga.
WARRINGTON - Alfred,  age 22  drowned in the Taieri River  ------- 


Friday 13 October 1893
Farewell -  057
BULL -  Mr,  at Church of Christ ---    will leave for the West Coast ----

Farewell   -  059
DAY - Mr W.A.  transferred to Wellington  branch of the  NZ Loan & Mercantile Co. ----  more ---


Saturday 14 October 1893
Accidents & Fatalities -  065
BRADBIN -  G. an elderly man,  carpenter form Tairua ---     broken arms ---
LANGLEY - Evelyn,  dau. of a fisherman at  Waikanae,  drowned in a drain.
JOHNSTON -  Elizabeth Jane,  age 3,  of Oema, Oamaru,  clothes caught fire ----     died ---

Property -  067
TAYLOR - Major,  fronting Papanui rd.  4acres,  10 roomed house  --- leaving for the North Island.


Monday 16 October 1893
Property Sales -  070
HUGHES -  Mr,  estate,  sold 3 sections ---
LANDERGAN - Mrs,  estate,  Cherry Farm , 20 acres at Templeton  to  Mr A.C.Johnston. ----
SAUNDERS -  Mr  Isaac,  estate ----
                  house & section on North rd  to  Mr Rice, 
                  house & section adjoining above, to Mrs Monk,  
                  house & section in Sewell st,  to Mr E.J.Burns, 
                  house & section in North rd  to Mr Drabble,  
                   house & section in North rd  to Mr Capstick, 
                  1 & 1/2 acres near Mrs Saunders late res. to Mr G. Simpson. 

Presentation -  071
CANE -  Mr,  leaving the School of Art     ----- presented with an inkstand suitably engraved.

Wellington -  072
HAYES -  found dead in a house on Grants rd ---


Tuesday 17 October 1893
Accidents  & Fatalities -  074
BUCKLEY -  Arthur,  suffered fatal injuries riding a horse at Ellerslie racecourse --- 
MACARTHUR - Daniel,  -- died today ----   age 37.
MUNK -  Percy,  son of Richard,  gored by a wild cow at Kaukapakaps ----   died --

Letters of Naturalization -  076
CLAUSEN - Peter,  labourer,  Papanui.
ERIKSON - Edward,  fisherman,  Irwell.
FUCHS - Elise Sophie,  teacher,  Christchurch.
GROFSKI - Francis,  farmer,  Marshland.
MEYER - Cord Henry,  farmer,  Halswell.
NUNCIATI - Antonio,  fisherman,  Leeston.
RASMUSSEN -  Andres,  farmer,  Le Bons Bay.


Wednesday 18 October 1893
Wedding -   078  &  079  & 080
BLAIR - RHODES -  Capt. Hunter Blair  to Emily Rhodes,  ----    very long write up.

Property sale at Timaru  -  082a
ROSS - Lot 2 of D.M.Ross bankrupt estate   to Messrs Morrow, Bassett & Co.


Thursday 19 October 1893
Death -  083
BIRD - A.E.  ("Sir Lancelot")  a sporting writer,  died ----

Fatalities -  085
BUCKLEY -  Arthur,  at Ellerslie racecourse ----  
CRAWFORD - was killed  bush felling  at Fielding ----
GARROWAY - John,   was burned to death to death ---  at Dunedin --
PHILLIPS - George,  drowned  in the Molyneaux  river near Clyde,  -- leaves a widow and 2 children.

Dunedin -  086
KENNEDY -  James,  died last week,  a very old soldier  enlisted in 1826 ----
SUTHERLAND -  Rev. J.M.  of North Taieri,  is seriously ill,  -- not expected to live.

Probate -  087
LEVIN -  W.H.   to his widow the sum of -----    to his aunts, Rose Howe (widow)  Sarah Levin (spinster)  Miriam Levin (spinster)  all of London ---    lots more ----

Wellington -  088
LEVIN -  William Hort,  funeral write up -----  

Timaru - 089
REVELL -  Mr W.H.  ex-resident magistrate  and warden for Westland --- died --- 


Friday 20 October 1893
Wellington Wedding -  092
HAMER - Mr T.  secretary to Premier,  was marr. to Miss Dolamore of Reefton  ---


Saturday 21 October 1893
Auckland -  093
BAILLIE - Mrs Ann,  her dau. and her son --- boating acc.  5 persons drowned --  lots more ---

Returned -  094
BASSETT
-  Thomas,  of Messrs Morrow, Bassett & Co.  has with Mrs Bassett been on holiday in the Old Country,  returned to Christchurch on Thursday.

Auction -  096
MACKLE - John,  303 acres at midway between Kirwee, Darfield & Kimberley,  --- leaving the district.

Fatality -  097
PETERSON -  seaman  &
MIDDLEMAS -  mate,  drowned  -- the ketch "Bound to Win"  while entering Port Stephend  struck by a heavy squall ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  098
ROSS -  Alexander,  of BNZ,  Amberley,  thrown from his horse and fell on his head ---   serious injuries ---
McLEOD - John,  a farmer at Waikoikoie,  died today from injuries -- kick from a horse --  age 50  leaves a wife but no family.

Auction -  099
SMITH  -  Wm,  jnr  sell   quarter acre  with a perfect cottage of 6 rooms,  greenhouse with heating ---   few minutes walk to city centre.

Fatality - 100
WRIGHTSON -  Miss,  while visiting her brother in law at Guyra, 386 miles north of Sydney,  tragically died ----


Monday 23 October 1893
Dunedin -  101
ADAMS -  John,  a bill-sticker,  died suddenly on Sat.   inquest death from natural causes.

Partnership Notice - 104
HAMILL - George  and
JOHNSON - Walter,  trading as Hamill & Johnson,  Land and Estate Agents,  has been dissolved  from 22 Sept. ------

Fatality -  105
TOZER -  a child 12 days old,  dau. of Mrs Emma,  died suddenly ----- Addington Cemetery

Auction -  106
YOUNG - E.C.  moving from Christchurch,  sell,  at his res. 104 Hereford st,  Linwood -- long list of chattels ---


Tuesday 24 October 1893
Inquest -  Auckland -  108
COWAN -  John,  age 65,  born Scotland -----

Shorthand Examination -  109
Misses  Marion Wray,  Ethel Hart,   Mabel Young,  Louise Caro,  Mabel Martin,  Blanche Sorrell,  Amy Hart,  Millie Doggett.
Messrs -  W. McNamara,  W. Wray,  J.H. Robinson,  John Loe,  Leonard Loe.

Accidents & Fatalities -  110
BOYES -  Margaret,  age 14,  died suddenly at Caversham, Dunedin,  ----
GREEN - Mr M.W. an  ex NZ legislator,  severely injured in Adelaide ---
TETLEY - Samuel,  a shearer, drowned on Sat. while crossing the Wairau river ----

Letters of Naturalization -  111
BARRETTA -  Frederico,  quarryman,  Sydenham.
GRIESHABER - watchmaker,  St Albans.
HERBERT - John,  butcher,  Sydenham.
LeLIEVRE - Eugene Louis,  sheepfarmer,  Akaroa.
MANGELS - Johann,  farmer,  Tai-Tapu.
OBERHUBER - John,  fisherman,  Leeston.
RUGSTED - Carl Jorgensen,  shunter,  Papanui.
WILLIAMS -  John Henry,  master mariner,  Lyttelton

Fatality -  112
SUTHERLAND -  Rev. J. M.  died suddenly last night.

Land Sale -  113
WILSON -  Mr J. Blighs Rd,  Papanui   sold homestead and 13 acres of land.


Wednesday 25 October 1893
Accidents & Fatalities -  115
EVANS - John,  head miller at Anderson's flour mill -- died  --  leaves a wife and child  5days old.
EVANS - Arthur,  salesman at Hill & Sons ,  hatters,   single of Wellington ---
LIDDEL  -  Mrs & Miss,  of Winton,  and 2 young children  went for a drive -- horse bolted,  no real injuries

Dunedin -  116
HUTCHISON - Mr,  prop. Prince Alfred Hotel,  a saloon passenger by the Waihora from Bluff  found dead in his berth on Saturday ----
HUTCHISON -  Thomas,  died during the voyage  to Melbourne,  a well known volunteer, and champion shot of the Colony ----  was delegate from the Druids  to the Grand Lodge in Victoria.


Thursday 26 October 1893
Creditors meeting -  119
CORLETT - Alfred,  of Woodend,  storekeeper,  ----   lots more ----

Accidents & Fatalities - 
Auckland -  120
BAILLIE -  Miss &  James  bodies have been found  -- Auckland
HOGG -  Constable

Dunedin -  120
EVANS - Josiah,  accidental death returned.

Christchurch -  120
SNODGRASS -  Andrew, a painter,  ----   narrow escape from serious injury ---


Friday 27 October 1893
Nelson -  122
LEVIEN - Robert,  merchant,  died -- age 57 --- lived in Nelson for last 27 years.

Bankruptcy -  123
McJARROW -  labourer,  Southbridge, ---  lots more ---


Saturday 28 October 1893
Accident - 124
BEAUMONT -  George,  at Lyttelton,  a piece of glass  cut his face  ----

Property for Sale -  126
McPHEDRAN - D.   retiring,  part of original Racecourse Hill Estate,  511 acres, 

Inquest - 127
MOXHAM - Mrs Samuel,  ---- death by misadventure ----  

Property for Sale -  128
MURPHY - John,  who is going to Cheviot,  78 and 3/4  acres  at Elgin, 5 miles from Ashburton --  5 roomed house ---


Monday 30 October 1893
Auckland -  5 persons drowned - 133
BAILLIE - Mrs Ann,  her daughter and son, Jamie,  friend Mrs Herd ---  bodies not yet recovered ---

Boating Fatality -  134
HARPER -  Ernest  &  Daniel Bradley,  F. Charles,  and J. Mortlock,  left Heathcote in an open boat for Sumner ---  more --

Accidents & fatalities -  137
YOUNG -  a girl is supposed to have drowned at Cambridge, her hat was found ------


Tuesday 31 October 1893
Accidents -  138
DANN -  Joseph,  a boy,  sustained a deep cut on one of his legs -----
LAWSON -  a man,  became ill after eating cockles at Sumner -----admitted to hospital.

Naturalization - 140
ALLERE -  Allen,  labourer,  Akaroa.
BUCHLY - Maria Barbara,  farmer,  Papanui.
FERON - Peter,  dealer,  Halswell.
HANSEN - Hans Chastensen,  farmer,  Brookside.
MAEARHOFF - Christian,  farmer,  Lincoln.
MARTIN - Peter,  night porter,  Linwood.
MEYENBURG - Fredrich Wilhelm,  blacksmith,  Ashburton.
OSTERHOLT - Frederich,  farmer,  Tai-Tapu.
PETERSEN - Hans,  platelayer,  Temuka.
TOBECK - Johann Albert,  farmer,  Tai-Tapu.
ZIMMERMANN -  Johannes,  labourer,  Lincoln.

Fatality - 141
ROLLINS - John,  found dead near his aunts house  at Purakanui ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
 22 February 2014
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