Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -  August 1894

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Wednesday 1 August 1894
Fatalities  - 002
CLEARY - Mr M. J. stationmaster at Cambridge,  was found dead -- 
McCULLOUGH - Eric,  died through tobacco poisoning ---
HAMER -   dau. of Mr Hamer, chemist,  age 7 died ---  Wellington ---
McMEEKAN - Annie,  age 90  inquest --- 


Thursday 2 August 1894
Farewell -  004
COCKS - Rev. P.T.  leaving Timaru  -- moving to Christchurch ---

Auckland -  005
PURDIE - William,  lumper,  dropped dead --  leaves a wife and family ---


Friday 3 August 1894
Fatalities -  007
CLEARY - Martin,  -- accidental death -- 

Meeting of Creditors -  008 & 009  & 010
MATSON - John Thomas,  auctioneer,   20 creditors present ---  been in business for past 28 yrs. ---  


Saturday 4 August 1894
Meeting of Creditors -  011
BEERE - Arthur James,  farmer, Cust --  5 creditors present --  lots more ---

Fatalities - 013
NEVARDE - Frederick,  a carrier of Dunedin,  was killed near Kyeburn ---
BERRY - William, of Northcote,  and
PRINCE - a man,  thought drowned when the fishing smack sunk off Tarau.

Obituary -  014
HARRIS - Mrs,  wife of late James,  came here in ship Cornwall  to Lyttelton on 8 Dec. 1851 -- died at Port Levy on Tuesday --  widow for 11yrs.

Meeting of Creditors - 015
MOORE - W. late hotelkeeper and farmer,  Timaru, --    adjourned --

Property Auction -  016
PENGELLY - William, -- leaving the Colony -- 

Auction -  017
PRIEST - Wm,   at Lavericks Bay,  ----  100 acres --  40acres, --  33 acres --  plus live stock ---

Fatality - 018
READ - Henry,  was found at Kai-iwi station ----

Property Sales -  019
WHITE - Mr J.  at Ashburton,  186 acres --  purchaser  Mr Johnston,  of Southbridge, 
KELLAHAN - Mr D.  bought 10 acres at Mayfield -- 
KERR - Mrs,  purchased a section of 38perches  at East Town belt, Ashburton.


Monday 6 August 1894
Obituary -  020
BAYNES - Mr M.W.   died 11 July  age 53,   in Post Office  for 30 yrs.
MACDONALD - Mrs Margaret Crawford,  died 14 July age 90 --  widow of Dr George Macdonald of Cromarty,
                     mother of the 2nd wife of late Dr Donald, 
McINTOSH - Rev, J.  formerly Christchurch,   died --- 
SMITH - William,  arrived Auckland in ship Duchess of Argyle in 1841   ---   died 27 July age 76,   ----
MACFARLANE - Mrs, relict of Lieut. Dugald MacFarlane -- died 27 July --

Fatalities -  026
KIDD - Dr Robert Boyd,  age 76, Registrar of Auckland University --  died --
INNES - Dr F.W.  age 39,  died --  a grad. of Edinburgh University, leaves a wife and 1 child --

Licensing Notices -  029
LAKE - William, of Amberley,    applying for a transfer of license to George PAIN ---

Dunedin - Presentation - 031
PETRIE - Mr,  an inspector  presented  with a silver salver and silver tea service --  by the teachers of Otago.

Obituary - 032
VAUGHAN - William,   died at Sefton on Saturday morn.  -- b. Co. Armagh, Ireland, arr. in Matoka in 1863 --
                  leaves a wife and 3 young lads ----   lots more --- 

Death -  033
WALSH - Thomas,  aged approx 60yrs.  found dead  in a yard in Lichfield st ----


Tuesday 7 August 1894
Anson Fund -  034
ANSON - a meeting of contributors to this fund was held at Kirwee Hotel  -- lots more ---

Inquest - 036
BROWN - Henry Hope,  master of ketch Gratitude  fell from wharf at Bluff --  more --

Fatalities - 037
SCULLY -  Major,  in charge of Hawkes Bay Police  is dead  came with 65th Foot regiment ---
TRACEY - William,  was found dead in a whare at Te Aute bush, -- leaves wife and 5 children
OCTGEN - Harry,  was killed while bush felling at Pakowai on the East Coast.

Funeral -  038
VAUGHAN - William,  was interred at Balcairn Cemetery ---   largest seen in the district, 

Meeting of Creditors -  039
WALLACE - James,  hotelkeeper,  7 creditors present --    lots more --- 

Inquest -  040
WALSH - Thomas,  -- no friends or relatives in Canterbury --  death from exposure --


Wednesday 8 August 1894
Death -  041
AUBREY - John,  arr. Bay of Islands in 1828, died Blenheim on Monday  age 99 --

Death -  043
ETON - Henry E.  chemist, Masterton,  formerly Christchurch, died ---

For Sale - 044
HARRIS - Mr J.G.   selling the Riccarton Hotel -   more -----

Funeral at Kaiapoi -  045
HUMPHRIES - John,  of Clarkville,  -- interred at the Public Cemetery, Kaiapoi.


Thursday 9 August 1894

Auction Sale - 047
CAMPBELL - James,  sell at the res. "Riversdale"  Avonside  --- very fine furniture -- 

Meeting of Creditors -  048  & 049
HAWKINS - Harvey,  merchant, Christchurch,  --- very long column ----

Obituary -  050
JOLLIE -  Edward,  of Jollie, Fulton & Co.  Napier,   -- came here in 1842 --  1st man to drive sheep overland from Nelson to Canterbury
                 ---  farmed at Southbridge,  then bought a farm at Patea --- leaves  a widow and 8 children


Friday 10 August 1894
Fatalities -  052
ROLLANDER - man, was injured at Kauri Timber mills  --- died ----
BARRY & PRINCE -  drowned in the smack Lily,  bodies not yet found ---

Meeting of Creditors -  053
LODGE - Emma,  licensee of Crown Hotel,  Lyttelton --- lots more ---

Presentation - 054
MORLAND - Miss M.  leaving Upper Riccarton School and moving to Belfast school  --- 


Saturday 11 August 1894
Obituary - 055
BARR - Mr J.P.  died at Gisborne,   very old Canterbury settler,  Barr Hill, named after him ---
CHARLEWOOD - Admiral,  at Barritz,  father of Mr W.T. of this city.

Presentation -  057
RAYNER - Mr F.R.  -- 11yrs in charge of Godley lighthouse  --  moving to Cape Maria van Dieman Lighthouse --- 

Presentation - 058
SMITH - Miss E.   -- organist at Church of Holy Innocents, Amberley ---


Monday 13 August 1894
Fatality -  060
CRICHTON - Charles Douglas,  age 11mths  found dead in bed --- 

Fatalities -  061
CANTWELL - Richard, a gum digger found dead --  at Henderson --
AULD - Jonathon , the missing agent,  -- found  in the river at Reefton ---
MILLER - Larry,  drowned in the harbour, Dunedin

Obituary -  063
JOHNSTON - William,  an old settler,  age 85 -- arr. Lyttelton by ship Mystery in 1868  -- farmed at Yaldhurst --  

Presentations - 064
McHARG - Mr J.T.  a handsome silver mounted pipe --    services as secretary-----
HARRIS - Mr E.  --- clerk at at Kaiapoi Railway station -- 

Property for Sale - 065
PRIEST - Wm,  at Head of the Bay,    freehold property --  more ---


Tuesday 14 August 1894
Invercargill -  067
LONGUET - Louis,  arr. 45 yrs ago,  came south in 1860 --  died --- age 80

Southland Tragedy  -  068
REYNOLDS - Miss, age 18,  her father,  a man named HOOKER --   lots more ---

Auckland -  069
SCOTT - Thomas,  ex-schoolmaster ---    inquest ---  


Wednesday 15 August 1894
Farm for sale - Loburn - 071
FISHER - Messrs Fisher Bros,    104 acres,  8 miles from Rangiora ---

Fatality - 072
GLEESON -  a man,   found drowned in Heathcote River , age about 50 --  found by Mr Bryenton ---

Auction Sale -  073
PENGELLY - William,   leaving the colony --  selling block of land in the city ---

Fatality - Oamaru -  074
PIPER - George,  slipped and fell in a quarry --    leaves a wife and 2 children.

Southland Tragedy - 075
REYNOLDS - Lily,   ---   lots more ----


Thursday 16 August 1894

Inquest - 077
GLEESON - a man, found drowned  in the Heathcote River on Tuesday ---

Funeral  - 078
JOHNSTON -  William,  of Rangiora,  --   interred at Addington Cemetery --- 

Meeting of Creditors - 079
OVERTON - F.    --   5 creditors are present ---- lots more ---


Friday 17 August 1894
Fatalities -  081
MONTAGU - Hettie,  dau. of Frank,  a settler at Hukernui, was found dead ---
TOPP - Henry, of Sefton,  --   died  -- an inquest will be held --

Military Funeral -  082
WATSON - Mr J.T.  died at Addington ---  age 19yrs,  a sapper in Canterbury Engineer Corps ---


Saturday 18 August 1894
Fatalities - 084
EARL -  a man --  drowned in the harbour in Wellington ---
TURNBULL - John,  found dead ---  a widower with no family ---Dunedin --
HAYWARD - John,  a boy,  went rabbiting   --- no trace --
BOWMAN -  Mr W.N. 5th son of late Mr J. age 26,  leaves a wife and 3 children ---
TOPP -  Henry,   was trampled to death by a draught horse --- 

Properties for Sale -  085
WILLIAMS -  Mr W.H.  Godolphin Cottage, Conference st --- 
GOLDSMITH - Charles,  -- leaving for England --  cottage -- Opawa North ---


Monday 20 August 1894
Killinchy - 087
CAMPBELL - Peter,  --- fatal accident ---

A sad case -  088
CAVANAGH -  Edward & Thomas,  aged 13 and 11yrs,  -- mother died 4yrs ago  and father has now died --
                 sent to Nelson Industrial School --

Fatalities -  089
EMERY - a man, ex publican,  -- body found in the harbour --- Wellington --
McKAY -   a settler near Catlins --  killed when a tree fell on him -- leaves a wife and 3 children --

Wellington -  090
JOHNSTON - Capt.  nautical adviser to the Government --  died --  age 69 ---

Obituary -  091
PORTER - Adam,  died today --  born Glasgow,  came here age 11yrs --

Auctions -  092
OVERTON - F.  selling live and dead stock -- 
ENGLEFIELD - Charles,  disposed of his lease --  live and dead stock ---

Kaiapoi -  093
WALLS - Mr W.W.   leaving the district --  stock in trade,  plant   furniture ----

Volunteer Funeral - 094
WATSON - Sapper J.T.  buried with Military honours -- 

Death -  095
YOUNG - John,  was found dead in his house --- 


Tuesday 21 August 1894
Inquests - 097
CAMPBELL - Peter,  at Killinchy --  thrown from his horse ---
YOUNG -  John,  found dead in his house on Saturday ---

Clearing Sale - 098
MONTGOMERY - H.  (leaving for Melbourne)  selling furniture and effects ---

Obituary - 099
PEACOCK - Mrs, wife of Hon. J.T.  died on Sunday --  age 59,  last Friday was 40th wedding ann. dau. of Mr Hickman, 
                    a London solicitor --  marr. in 1854 and sailed for Wellington --  buried Linwood Cemetery ---

Obituary - 100
SCHMIDT - Eilhelm,  age 62   came here in ship Minerva, 30-40yrs ago --  hotelkeeper. --- lots more ---


Wednesday 22 August 1894
Diamond Harbour -  102
HAWKINS - Mr H.  selling live and dead stock ---


Thursday 23 August 1894
Accidents -  Fatalities -  104
DWAN - Alonzo,  compositor, age 37 -- died suddenly --- Wellington ---
WALLACE - Arnold,  aged 6-7yrs, -- fractured his right arm ---
WILSON - William,  a picture framer,    found dead --- 

Meeting of Creditors -  105
QUARTERMAN - Harry,  of Annat,  farmer. --  lots more ---


Friday 24 August 1894
Accidents & Fatalities - 107
STOCKEN - son of Lucy,  a week old died ---
HYNDMAN - William,  a swagger ---   found frostbitten, 

Obituary -  108
MOORE - Rev. Lorenzo,  died at Nelson,  age 86,  in Indian Army in 1826 as a cornet in 5th Madras Light Calvary --
                    ret. in 1846 rank of Capt.  --  arr. Australia in 1860  came here in 1862 -- 
WILSON - William,  inquest ---  found dead in a shooting gallery --

Funerals -  109
PEACOCK - Mrs J.T.  --  cortege left --- Papanui rd --  for the Linwood Cemetery ---
SCHMIDT - Mr  ---  followed from New Brighton  ---  for the Addington Cemetery -- 

Meeting of Creditors -  110
QUARTERMAN - Harry,  of Annat,  farmer,    resuming adjourned meeting ---  lots more -- 


Saturday 25 August 1894
Fatalities -  112
BROWN - Ebenezer Edward,  age 39 -- died suddenly  --   inquest to be held --
STOCKEN - son of Lucy ---- inquest held yesterday -- 

Presentation -  113
PITCAITHLY - George, leaving Lyttelton and moving to Napier -- 

Properties for Sale  -  114
JOHNSTON -  Robert,  moving from Southbridge to Ashburton --- 
QUIRK - Mrs Mary,  sell 44 acres of lane and house --    at Killinchy --


Monday 27 August 1894

Death of Pioneer -  116
BODDINGTON -  Robert,  of nelson,  age 86 --  arr. here in ship Mary Anne,  in Feb. 1842  died 14 Aug.
from Coventry in Warwickshire  --   more --

Presentations -  117
SHURY - Mr A.H.  retiring from the Ashburton Branch of the Union Bank of Australia
YEATMAN - James, of Greendale,   recently married -- presented with a purse of sovereigns ---


Tuesday 28 August 1894
Lost at Sea -  118
BELSHAM - David,   2nd mate of the barque Dee --  well known in Lyttelton ---  more ---

Clearing Sale -  120
HORNER - Mr Wm,  at Papanui,  --  retiring from farming -- 

Presentations -  121
JOHNSON - Miss A. Wesleyan Sunday School, Kaiapoi, --    being married ---
MAUDE - Miss,  Matron of the Hospital --   presented with afternoon tea table and chair ---
SOTHAM - Miss,  of St Augustine Church,  Waimate --- being married -- 


Wednesday 29 August 1894
Dunedin -  123
GRAY - John, a sailor,  age 80  a miner,  found dead in his hut at Morven Hills, near Cromwell.
PETTIGREW - David,  age  55, a miner,  died suddenly at --  Lammerlaws

Dunedin -  124
TURNBULL - George,  ex-merchant,  died this morning --- b. 1831 came to Wellington early 50's. ----


Thursday 30 August 1894

Obituary -  126
COKER - John Etherden,   -- b. bath, In Somersetshire,  -- joined the navy --  came to Lyttelton in 1861 in the Mary Ann,  --- twice married 
                     age 62 --  Linwood Cemetery --  lots more ---

Friday 31 August 1894
Funeral write-up  -  129
COKER -  Mr J.E.  -- largely attended --- lots more ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
7 February 2015

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