Lyttelton Times    -   September  1893

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Friday 1 September 1893
Clearing sale -  003
THORNE - Mr John,  to sell at his homestead at Hororata,   28 acres,  10 roomed house,  shop and cottage -----


Saturday 2 September 1893
Property for sale -  005
CAMPBELL - Mr J.R.  to sell or let at Opawa,  2and quarter acres of land  and house in stone  formerly owned by Hon. E.Richardson and J.E.Coker.

Property for Sale - 006
HARPER - Leonard,   mortgagee sale of furniture  also piano by Hopkinson ----

Property for Sale -  007
HORGAN - Mr M.  who is leaving for the North Island --  50 acres  on the Lake Flat, Greenpark with buildings and stock -----


Monday 4 September 1893
Presentations -  013
CONNOR -  Mr R.J.  about to leave Christchurch  to take up teaching at South Malvern School -----
LAWRENCE -  Mr G.F.K.  -- about to start his own business ----  

Accidents & Fatalities -  016
LISTER - Leonard,  was killed by a fall of earth  on the Arrow River.
BRACEFIELD -  a little boy,  age 4 and half son of Mr Bracefield, butcher, Timaru,  is recovering from a nasty accident ---
RUDDLE - a lad,  employed at South End burcherym,  Timaru    ----  horse bolted ---  no broken bones --
BURKE - Richard,  --  dislocated ankle,  at Yaldhurst ---

Obituary -  017
IRWIN - Rev. H. minister of St Peter's Pres. Church, Ferry Rd --  b. Co. Monaghan, Ireland, ----  in 1873, licensed  age 27,
                        licensed to Presbytery in Bally Bay ---   1886  started at Ferry rd,   ---  more ---


Tuesday 5 September 1893
Obituary -  022
CAYGILL - John,  funeral at Linwood Cemetery  on Sunday aft.  helped establish Free Methodist Church in the city --  in business as a bootmaker
                 --   arr. Lyttelton "Captain Cook"  in 186 ,  died age 65

Accidents & Fatalities -  025
MAUDE - William,  of Gisborne --  died on Sat. while at a meeting of the Gisborne Park Racing Club ---

Obituary -  026
TITCHINER - Elijah,  master of Industrial School, Caversham, Dunedin -- b. Bishopstone, Wiltshire,  entered Police Force
                        as a young man --   arr. N.S.W. in 1854  for 2-3yrs  --- came to NZ to Dunedin ---  1866 moved to Tuapeka  in 1868 was gaoler at Lawrence --
                        moved to the Indistrial School in Dec. 1875 --  age 67,  leaves a widow and family of of 5 grown up sons.

Silver Wedding - 027
WARE - at Okain's Bay,   on Friday evening Mr & Mrs John Ware ---


Thursday 7 September 1893
Memorial Service -  031
EARLY - Mrs Charles, of Greendale,   ----- was held by the Primitive Methodist Church  -----

Presentation -  033
POLE - Mr R.P.   retirement from mastership of South Malvern School

Obituary -  034
SANDERS - Mrs Jane,  an old settler of Kaiapoi, widow of Isaac sanders,  came with her hus. from Australia some 35 or so years ago   at what is known
                as Whalebone Cottage on the North rd. --


Friday 8 September 1893

Fatalities -  036
HARVEY - Agnes,   age 61,  and an invalid  died when the house caught fire --- cnr Nelson & Wellesley sts, Auckland
COWPER -  Harold,  found drowned in a tank in Mt Eden, Auckland  son of Mr Cowper, journalist --  elder sister drowned at Manakau 2yrs ago --


Saturday 9 September 1893
Property for Sale - 040
STEWART - late Mr,   in the interest of Mrs M.Granger. --- -

Accidents & Fatalities - 041
HARVEY - Mrs Agnes,  who burned to death  --- 
PILBROW - Mr James E.   at Blenheim ----  riding a horse,  fell.  broke some ribs.


Tuesday 12 September 1893
Obituary -  046
CRYER -  Mr Moses,  at his res. Waterford, Southbridge,  age 90,  ----  b. Gloucestershire in 1803 arr. with wife and family in ship "Mary"  to Nelson  in 1849 --
                 came from Wellington with Capt. Thomas  --    opened a butchery in Lyttelton ---    purchased Waterford estate of 500 acres,    nephew in charge who
                drowned in the  Rakaia in 1856 --  leaves 5  surviving daughters -- Mrs Walter Spring,  Mrs Samuel Scott,  Mrs W. McCormick,  Mrs John Gebbie,
                and Miss S. Cryer  Samuel  Scott arr, in Wellington in 1839 came with Mr Cryer to Lyttelton to assist Capt. Thomas  in survey of Christchurch --
                 Mr Scott and Mr Cass are now 2 oldest surviving settlers in Canterbury ----

Letters of Naturalization -  047
HEINZMANN -  Johann,  farmer,  Tai-Tapu
LINDEMANN - Gustav Adolph, storekeeper, Tai-Tapu.

Fatalities - 048
RYAN -  James,  found dead in small creek at Waerengahika, Gisborne ---
MARSHALL - James, 18mths old fell into a ditch at Invercargill and drowned ---

Property for Sale -  049
TAYLOR - Mrs Annie,  occupies  farm for sale at Springs rd, Lincoln, -- RS 3587 60 acres --- 


Wednesday 13 September 1893
DORIC 051  & 051a
Passenger list for the ship Doric,  sailed from London on 5 August   --- long list of names

Presentation - 053
WATSON - Miss M.B.  on occasion of her getting married ---  brother Mr John Watson.


Thursday 14 September  1893
Inquest -  056
McKENZIE - Donald,  ---  


Saturday 16 September 1893
Painting - 060
CRACROFT  WILSON -  Mr John T. Matson presented to the Canterbury & Pastoral Assoc. with a life like painting of Sir Cracroft Wilson -----

Wedding at Tai-Tapu -  062
GILMOUR - WATSON - on Wed.  Mr John Gilmour and Miss M.B.Watson ---   at Lincoln Pres. Church ---   bridesmaids were Misses Gilmour and Mangels
                             ---  lots more ---

Property For Sale - 063
HARPER - Leonard, at Ilam, Upper Riccarton,    mortgagee sale of furniture and effects, collection of pictures --- also piano by Hopkinson ----

Obituary -  064
LEVIN -  Mr W.H.  of Levin & Co. a member of Parliament  ---   funeral on Sunday -- flags all half mast ---


Monday 18 September 1893
Funeral write up -  066
MARSHALL -  Frank,  5th son of late Mr John Marshall, Templeton,  --  member of Prebbleton Lodge of Oddfellows -----

Bankruptcy -  067
SIMPSON - William Alexander,  of Southbridge,  formerly Bank Agent ---  


Tuesday 19 September 1893
Inquest -  069
BURCH - Eliza,  age 72,    died from natural causes --  more ----

Partnership Notice -  070
BECKWITH - John Edward  and
DITFORT - Joseph,  entered into partnership  as engineers and Cycle manufacturers.

Accidents & Fatalities - 071
ROPIHANA -  was killed while felling bush  at Ohautira on Thursday
KEANE - John,  age 16  drowned at Mangapiko Creek,  --- he fell from a boat --
MILLER -  Richard,  broke his collar-bone ---
GUY -  Joseph,  died suddenly --  age about 60 --- 
LOOMES - Mr E.  accident at Chaney's --- 

Bankruptcy -  072
FLETCHER -  J.L.  sell Waireka Estate --  2539 acres  in Hawkins district --  2300 sheep --- lots more ---

Accident -  074
HANNAFORD - Mrs,  age 72,   fell out of bed --  broke thigh bone ---

Accidents - 075
HENEY - John,  working at Woodend,  fell from a ladder --
WATERS - age 3 and half,  dau. of Mr W.D.Waters,  received a kick from a pony -- 

Inquest -  076
McPOLAND -  Mrs,  wife of Mr M.  Irwell,  age over 70,  died on Thursday --- 

Patents -  077
DRUMMOND - James,  of Kirwee,  blacksmith ----
CORRICK -  Henry,  boot manufacturer --
OSBORNE - Job,  of Doyleston,  farmer ---

Accidents - 078
BURBERY - dau. of Mr J.C.  Kaiapoi,  accidentally fell into the river  -- was rescued --
REED -  Mirial,  age 3   broken arm ---


Wednesday 20 September 1893
Property for Sale -  080
FITZGERALD - Nicholas,   occupying farm in Wakanui district --  180 acres -- 7 roomed house --

Accidents & Fatalities -  081
BREWER - a jockey,  badly injured in a steeplechase  at the A.J.C. meeting ---
HADFIELD - Mary,  infant child found dead in bed --    accidentally suffocated --
HANMER - Mr,  of Messrs Miles & Co.  using a gig --     thrown out, -- unhurt --

Gisborne -  082
ROROA -  Amera,  age 16  died  ------

Wedding -   083 & 083a
WHITE - GRACE -  Miss Eily, eld. dau. of Dr Grace  was marr. today to Mr Charles P. White,  of India -- in service of Prince of Morvi, Kattaiwar Peninsula, Bombay.


Thursday 21 September 1893
Measles -  084
ANDERSON -  family had measles on the "Tarawera"  came from Melbourne  joined the "Tarawera" in Sydney.

Wellington -  087
LEVIN -  Mr,  in opening the Arts Exhibition  --- referred to the death of Mr Levin -----

Clearing Sale -  088
OLLIVIER -  John,  at res. of all household furniture and effects.


Friday 22 September 1893
Fatality -  090
CLARK - Sarah,  age 26, dau. of James Clark, Kaiapoi,  found dead in bed  --- from epilepsy -----

Women Enrolling for Electoral Roll -  091
1000 women in Auckland have enrolled,  3 women in New Plymouth,  300 in Wellington,  ---
lots about this through the month of September --  105 - copy of enrolment form in all papers

Bankruptcy -  092
HULME - Ambrose Isaih,  a baker, of Christchurch----

Auction - 093
KEOGH - James,  sell   chattels ---


Saturday 23 September 1893
Obituary -  096
REVELL -  Mr W.H.  ex resident Magistrate for Westland ---   died  at Timaru ---


Monday 25 September 1893
Inquest  - 097
BETTS - F.M.  age about 60,  --- an English lawyer  arr. Wanganui in 1870  ---   body found by 2 boys Alec & William Pateman   in river at Stewart's Gully
                         ---   lots more ----

Land Sale -  100
HENLEY - Mr P.  bought 60 acres in the Lincoln district that were for sale -- 

Land Sale at Ashburton -  101
JAMIESON - Mr James,  bought Mr Fitzgerald's farm at Wakanui ---  180 acres

Auction   -  102
McMAHON - Mr,    leaving for England,  sell all his furniture  and effects also live stock at Norman's Rd, Papanui.

Accidents & Fatalities  -  103
WARD -  infant child ---  inquest -- died of bronchitis --
DYSART - Hugh,  seriously injured at Darfield --- 
HAWKLEY - Thomas,  sprained an ankle ---
ROBERTSON -  Mr J.  driving a trap --- horse stumbled,  no-one hurt ----

Auction  -  104
WHEELER -  Mr,  leaving Christchurch,  selling furniture and effects --- 


Tuesday 26 September 1893
Land Transfer Notices -  107
BEVAN - James,  28 acres,  RS 987 and 1275  Rangiora disrtict --
BENNETT - Arthur William,  2 roods sections 394 and 396  occ. by W.H.Symes,
BETHEL  - Isabel  & John James Thomson 88 acres  RS 8817 and 8942 Leeston  occ. by Henry Chamberlain
CHAMBERLAIN - Henry,  411 acres, --- Leeston District
DE MALMANCHE - Benjamin James Lawrence &  Henry Holdsworth De Malmanche 36 acres RS 2151 --  occ. by George Odell
GOUGH - James,  32 acres,  RS 13579  Hawkins district ---
ROBERTS - Thomas,  20 perches part RS 154  occ. by applicant

Wellington -  108
LEVIN -  leaves about 230,000 pounds executors are Mr Pearce, Hon. G.Mclean,  Mr H.D.Bell,  Rev. Mr Fitzgerald --  more --

Letters of Naturalization -  109
RHODER - Albert,  farmer,  Marshland
RODEY -  farmer,  Marshland
SHASKEY -  farmer,  Papanui.
STERVER - Heinrich,  fireman,  Lyttelton.

Obituary -  110
OWEN -  Mr G.Burgoyne,  died at Auckland on Saturday  age 68,  lived about 40 yrs in Auckland --     lots more ---

Presentation -  111
WILLCOX - Miss,  presented by employees at Kaiapoi Woollen Co. factory ---  approaching marriage -- 

Women's  Enrolments -  112
2000  women have enrolled in Christchurch so far ---  lots more ---


Wednesday 27 September 1893
Bankruptcy - 113
BARR - James,  farmer,  of Annat ---

Fatal Boat accident -  116
LOADER - John  &  Thomas Berry were in a small dinghy in Lyttelton Harbour ---  Loader,  age 20 drowned --- more --

Dunedin -  117
MARDLING - William,  blacksmith,  old res. of Hyde,  drowned crossing the Taieri River.

Property Sale -  118
TURNER - John,  sell 17 building sections  to close estate of ----

Temuka -  119
WILLIAMS -  Henry,  deserted his wife and 7 children --- left in Oct. 1892   ---  lots more ---


Thursday 28 September 1893
Timaru -  121
COOK -  William,  a swagger, was killed on the Pareora railway bridge --  

Runaway Horse - 122
COOK - Frank,  grocer was delivering groceries to Stanmore rd,  horse bolted  and caught by Mr Stapleton,  butcher, Stanmore rd. ---

Obituary - 123
FULTON -  John,  at Rangiora --  agent of Colonial Bank -- b. Ayreshire, Scotland in 1850 (age 43 at death)  came here over 20 years ago --  leaves a wife,
                    who was dau. of late John Macfarlane, and 5 young children --   long column ---

Fatal Accident at Lyttelton -  125
LOADER - John,  dragging for the body at Lyttelton ---   recovered it --- 

Property sale Timaru -  127
ROSS -  D.M,  bankrupt estate --  26 lots,  in Timaru --  lots more ----


Friday 29 September 1893
Inquest -  128
LOADER - John,  ---  lots more ---- 

Obituary -  129
OAKES - Capt. John P. died in Sydney last Wednesday -- an old colonist,  came to the Coromandel in the very early days,  his father drowned in 1847  ---- 
                 Capt, Thomas Dickson, his brother in law ---   leaves a widow,  2 daughters, and 3 sons , 2 brothers, and 2 sisters,  5 grandchildren --
                 his mother died 3mths ago  - buried in Symonds St.

Sale of Properties -  130
ROSS -  D.M. of Timaru  ----  lots 1, 4, 4a and 8 --- bought by Messrs Priest & Holdgate ---  more ---

Presentations -  131
TAYLOR - Miss M.  of Christchurch Clothing Factory --   departing owing to her marriage ---


Saturday September 1893
Inquest  - 133
COOK - William,  -- killed by a train  on the Pareora railway-bridge  on Wednesday ---  long column ---

Funeral write - up -  134
FULTON - Mr J.  interred at Rangiora pres. Cemetery ---  long list of names ---

Funeral -  136
LOADER - John,  funeral at Lyttelton yesterday ---  more ---

Accidents -  137
BUGG -  Maude,  age 10   got her foot crushed ---   no bones broken --
SAGGERS -  Charles,   employed in Messrs P.and D. Duncan's factory, --- metal hit him in the eye ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
11 February 2014

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