Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -    December 1894

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Saturday 1 December 1894
Auction Sale - 002
DUNN - Mr Andrew,  6 roomed house and quarter acre at  163 North Belt,  between Colombo St & Manchester Sts.

Fatalities -  003
McLEOD - John,  single,  fell from his horse -----at Masterton --
MOORE - wife of Mr Moore,  died -- dau. of Mr Hugh McNeil ---Dunedin.

Auction Sale - 004
HARRIS -  late Ven. Archdeacon,    38 Park Tce,   16 rooms --  quarter acre land. ----


Monday 3 December 1894
Obituary -  005
ALLWRIGHT - Walter,  of Lyttelton,  came on Cressy with his parents,  -----

Marton - 007
HAYNES - Jonathon Lake,  was bushfelling --  tree fell and killed him --
McSWEENEY - at the works  at Three Log Whare was killed ---

Presentation - 008  & 008a
LOVEGROVE - Dr --  leaving Timaru,  Timaru Navals gave a handsome pipe ---

Presentation - 009
MARSHALL - Capt. J.W. of Christchurch Bowling Club  for services rendered ----


Tuesday 4 December 1894
Accidents & Fatalities - 011
COX - George, a miner,   broke an arm in 2 places --- 
ALLPORT - a young man   found dead in bed -- New Plymouth --
MOORE - a man,  knocked down by a train at Foxton  died ----
POTTER - William,  was killed at Ohinewai  ---- 

Funeral write - up - 012
FREE - Thomas,  of the Bower Hotel,  took place at Burwood,  a 1st settler of New Brighton ---


Wednesday 5 December 1894
Presentation - 013
ASCHMAN - Mr C.  Lyttelton Wesleyan Choir --  on eve of marriage    ---- more ---

Obituary - 015
DERBRIDGE - William Claude,  2nd son of Mr S. Derbridge,  Foreman of the Works for Lytelton Harbour Board
GILBERT - Mr Charles W. at Ballarat, on 12 Oct. age 78, brother of Mr James W.Gilbert, of Heathcote, Canterbury who arr. on the "Travancore", 1 April 1851

Fatality - 016
GOLDING - John,  found drowned in a gravel pit near Fernside -- leaves a wife and 4 children who are in Melbourne ---

Property sales - 017
HARRIS - late J.  50 acres at Port Levy  bought by Mr William Field --
BEVEN - Mr J.  bought 20 acre farm at Landsowne
RITCHARD - Mr H.  bought an acre of land at Waltham


Thursday 6 December 1894
Inquest -  019
GOLDING - John,  found drowned --  lots more ----

Fatality 019a
HARKER
Thomas, a musterer, age about 54, thrown from a packhorse died

Stratford - 020
LEAHY - Constable,   died in the train  on his way to Wellington ------ more ---

Inquest - 021
LEAHY - Patrick,  died on the train --  lots more ----

Missing - 022
McGINNATY - William, a boy age 13  ---- missing from home ---

Valedictory - 023
SHORLAND - Mr R. a ledger clerk at Rangiora Branch of Union Bank  -- leaving for Wellington.

Death - 024
SMITH - Mrs E. M.  knocked down -- on 4 Oct. died -- age 78


Friday 7 December 1894
Funeral - 026
DERBRIDGE - William Claude,  son of Samuel,  cortege was of great length -- 

Inquest - 027
GOLDING - John,  who drowned near Fernside,  --- mother in law Mrs Thorne --  wife and 4 children ----

Accidents & Fatalities - 028
GRANT - James,  killed by a fall from a trap  at Papakura ---

Fires - 029
McGIRR - Edward, a farmer of Ashburton found in burnt out house in Christchurch -- widower, age 50
BETHKE - William, house burned  on Governor's Bay Road ----  no one hurt -- 

Accident  - 030
RAINEY - Mr T. was found  unconscious  beneath his horse -- at Temuka.

Wellington - 031
TODD - Robert J.S.  accountant --  died ---  lots more --- single, age 33  ---

Napier - 032
TYNE - Mrs Patrick,  died --  


Saturday 8 December 1894
Wedding at Lyttelton - 034
ASCHMAN - JOYCE -  a very pretty wedding at Lyttelton ----   more ---

Property sale - 036
BROWN - E.E.  (deceased)   2 sections  in Belfast -----

Fatalities Auckland -  037
BARRETT - a miner,  has been killed at Karangahape --
BIDDICK - E.  a little girl found drowned   at Kohimarama Beach ---
MOYLE -  Ellen Jane,   wife of  James,  age 28  found drowned  at Miranda,   leaves  3 children --

Inquests -  038
McLEAN - Neil,  found in a pond at Rakaia Domain ---
SMITH - Mrs E. M.  to be held this afternoon
TAYLOR - Charles,  -- burned in a fire --- died ---  single, age 35 ----

Napier Inquest039
TYNE
- Mrs Patrick,  ----

Inquest - 040
HAWTHORN
-   at  Mt Eden,  found dead --

Inquests - 042
MARSH - George,  age 40,  single, was killed whilst quarrying -- 

Inquest - 043
TODD - Robert J.S.  accountant,   ---- lots more ---

Memorial Tablet - 044
WESTON - Mr H.W.  has been erected on south wall of Christs College Chapel ------


Monday 10 December 1894
Taking Leave - 046
CHODOWSKI - Rev. A.  minister of the Jewish Congregation ----

Inquest - 047
HARKER - Thomas,  died Mt White Station ---  

Fatalities - 048
McLEAN - Neil,  at South Rakaia ---  accidentally drowned while bathing ---
SMITH - Edward,   died on Sat. night

Presentation - 049
JONES - Joseph,  late station master at Timaru,  retired after 17yrs of service ---

Death - 050
MANNING - Mrs,  wife of Samuel,  died at her res. Ferry Rd ---

Fatal Fire -  051,  051a  051b, 051c
McGIRR - Edward,   &
TAYLOR -  Charles,  died in fire at St Asaph st --   very long column --- 

Inquest - 052  & 052a
RAINEY - Thomas,  died on Tuesday 

Inquest - 053
SMITH - Elizabeth Merryfield,  had accident on 4 October ---   died 5 December.

Inquest -  054
TAYLOR - Charles,  died from injuries in a fire that killed McGirr

Obituary -  055055a055b055c.
WORTHY - Edward Athelstan,  master of Christs College for 25 yrs  was killed on 31 Oct. in the Riviera --  lots more ---


Tuesday 11 December 1894
Inquiry -  056
AYMER - Edward,  generally known as Ted Smith --  lots more --  postponed ---

Fatalities - 058
McFARLANE - William,  ---- buried by a slip at Stoney Creek --
RUNDELL - Thomas  &
COLES - James,  drowned near mouth of Waiau River ----

Fatalities - 059
REDMAN - Robert,  a sailor age 20yrs drowned while bathing at Te Kopuru
HANSEN - C.  a Norwegian,  a cook on the schooner Fleetwing,   fell overboard off Norfolk Is.

Fatality -  060, 060a  060b060c
RHODES - W.H.   an undergraduate  of Brasenose ---  age 24, son of late Mr R.H. Rhodes brother of Mrs W.A.Willes -----


Wednesday 12 December 1894

Passengers by the Doric - from London 062 & 062a
long list of names ---

Chattels for Sale 063
IVORY
Mr A. sold his farm at Bennetts Corner ----

Pigeon Bay 064
PATTON
Late William sen. farms and stock ----

Passengers by the Rimutaka - 065
sailed from London on 17 November ---- long list of names.

Meeting of Creditors - 066
SCOTT -
C.D. Furniture dealer, -----

Auction Sale 067
TAYLOR
Mr Wm (leaving for the North Island) engineer;s and smith's plant and stock ----

Obituary 068
TUKE
Major S.M. died 11 December, age 63.


Thursday 13 December 1894
Adjourned Inquest 069

AYMER Lawrence Edward, died about midnight on Sat. more ---

Fatalities 071
URE
Mr, ex-Registrar of Births, Dunedin, died

CALDWELL James, ex-Governor of Dunedin Gaol and
KILGOUR
David, 1st policeman in this province have died.

Auction Sale 068

HAMILTON Mrs, leaving for America --- selling furniture --- list of goods.

Levin 072
McDONALD
Roderick, a boy age about 2yrs was run over and killed

Partnership dissolved - 073
GUTHRIE
John, and

MEARES A.L.Devenish Meares, as Physicians, surgeons and general practioners ----

Rangiora Catholic School - 074

List of names of prize winners at St Joseph's Catholic School ---


Friday 14 December 1894
Gisborne 076

MEHEY P. steerage passenger from Napier to Sydney fell overboard ----


Saturday 15 December 1894
Fatality 077

ALLISON John, age 60 found dead -----

Obituary 080
CHILTON
Mrs Jane, an old colonist died at her East Eyreton res. Arrived about 1861

Fatality 081
EVANS Thomas, age 22 son of W.Wvans, Hereford st, Linwood.

Accidents & Fatalities 082
de PINES Manuel, a settler at Mongonui waggon capsized died

ELLIOT Major, fell down the stairs at Government House broke a rib
DONNELLY James, drowned at Tekapo River on Thursday
RATHBONE in a road making party at Milford died on Sunday --- family at Westport
JONES a player in cricket match at Invercargill broke upper arm --

Prize Distribution - 083 084
Normal School -  long list of names



Monday 17 December 1894
Inquest - 085  &  085a
ALLISON - John,  --- very long column

School Prizes -
Ashburton High School,  - 086

Ashburton District School  --- list of names - 087
New Brighton School -  094
Rangiora High School -  095
School of Art -  096,  096a  096b  
Southbrook School -   097
Temuka District High School -  098
Waimate District High -  099
West Lyttelton School - 100

Canterbury   Pilgrims -  089089a
Long list of names of settlers  who came in the 1st Four Ships

Sale -  090
DAVIES - Mrs J.  sale of furniture,  leaving for England, 

Fatalities -   091
THORNTON -  James,  still dragging river for body, at Waitara River ---
MEEHAN  or MEIGHAN -  John,  jumped overboard from the Monowai ---
JACOBS - Charles,  accidentally shot dead,  -- Eketahuna
BEAGLEY - --  died suddenly  --- Nelson.
SCHLITCHING - Mrs,  missing since 28 Sept.  remains  found -- Greymouth
O'DONALD -  -- age 23, drowned while crossing Tekapo River,  -- parents in Taranaki

Combined Auction -  092
GAZE - Mrs,  going to England --   and
RAYNE -  Mr  who is leaving Christchurch

Wellington - 093
GOSLING - Lawrence,  a wharf lab.  knocked down -- is unconscious

Tuesday 18 December 1894
School Prize list of names -
Ashley School - 101
Warwick House School -  107

Fatality - Dunedin - 103
BROWN - Aristides Verral,  clerk in National Bank,  age 24,   son of Rev. William Panton Brown, 

Auckland -  104
ERRINGTON - William,  age 62,  a very old Colonist died ---

Fatalities -  105
ROBINSON - Thomas,  dropped dead ----  Auckland -- 
THORNTON - James,  drowned, Waitara River --  body recovered ---
McKENZIE - R.  died during voyage of the Doric  to Sydney ---
JONES - William,  age 12,   drowned in the river at Lower Hutt ---

Auction Sale -  106
MORTON - H.  leaving the district --   list of chattels --


Wednesday 19 December 1894
Accidents & Fatalities  - 108
BASIRE - Mr  2nd officer on steamer Rotorua  badly crushed a finger ---  Lyttelton --
LARNACH - Mr  MHR  broke one of his ribs today  ----  Dunedin --
SMITH - Walter John,  died in the social hall of the steamer Te Anau,  was a passenger on the Kaikoura  from England,
MITCHELL -  Frederick, a wool classer working at West Eyreton   died  ---  

Funeral -  110
CHILTON - Mrs Jane,  took place at Eyreton Cemetery on Sunday ---

Meeting of Creditors - 111
MURRAY - H.P.  confectioner ---  lots more ---

Death - 112
WILLIAMS - Mrs,  wife of Archdeacon Leonard Williams,  d. age 67 came here in 1853 ---

Gisborne - 113
JOHNSTON - David,  , 18yrs Collector of Customs  at this port --  presented with a handsome testimonial --
WILLIAMS - Mrs,  wife of bishop-elect of Waipa ----


Thursday 20 December 1894
Meeting of Creditors -   115
BRETT - James Harris,  of Fendalton,  farmer,  ----  lots more ---
KIRK - A. J.   of Hawera,  attempted to abscond -- without paying his creditors.

School Prize Giving -  list of names
Cranmer House School for girls --------  116
Leithfield House -  118
Waltham School -  119 & 120

Fatality -  117
DONALDSON - John.   died at Waimate ---


Friday 21 December 1894
School Prize  Giving - List of names
Papanui Public School -  122
Timaru Main School - 123

Saturday 22 December 1894
Accidents & Fatalities -  125
HICKEY - John,  a labourer  at Waiho Downs,  drowned ----
BAEYERIZ -  infant child drowned --
CUMBERWORTH - Mr F. J. head-master of Rangiora School  severely sprained one of his knees ---

Inquest - 128
DONALDSON - John,  found dead  on Wednesday aft.  ---- Waimate --

Meeting of Creditors - 129
GREEN - Samuel,  hotelkeeper of Southbrook ---  lots more ---

Land Board -  131
Following applications were granted - 
G.H.Allison,   100 acres,   Allan McRae,  58acres,  Arthur Kennedy,  10 acres,  Hariph Kennedy, Halswell,  Thomas Dowling, 85 acres.

School Prize  Giving - List of names
Addington School - 126
Kaiapoi School -  130

Lyttelton School -  132
Opawa school -  133
Rangiora Borough School -134 & 135
Richmond school  - 136
St Agnes Catholic School, Halswell -  137 & 137a
St Matthew's Church day school -  138
St Michaels' Church day school -  139
Timaru High School - 140
Woolston School - 141



Monday 24 December 1894
Accidents -  142
MANDLEY - William,  son of William,  drowned -- Wellington,
CAMPION -  newly born child  died --  at Halswell ---
BROWN - James,  age 18 --   knocked down by a bull --  at Riccarton
SOWDEN - Mr J.  umpiring cricket at Lyttelton was hit by a ball --
O'BRIEN - John,  ---  injuries ---

School Prizegiving -  List of names -
Ashburton District School -  143
Burwood -  146
East Christchurch -  148
Hamstead -  143a
West Lyttelton - 

Furniture sale -  144
BERRY - Mr.  leaving for Auckland,  ---  list of chattels.

Fatality - 147
DILWORTH - James,  at Auckland,  b. Ireland ---

Wedding - 149
MANNERING - LEAN - George Edward Mannering  marr. on Sat. Aft. Miss Lucy Lean,   --- more --


Wednesday 26 December 1894
Fatalities -  153
DRUMMOND - David,  accidentally shot   at Days Bay, Wellington ---
STIRLING -  Harry  &
SIMMONDS - Frederick,  drowned in a boating accident --

Wellington -  154
GOSLING - Lawrence,  died  --    

Westport - 158
PATERSON - G. age 62,  attacked by a bull --    severely hurt ---
THOMPSON - George Timaru,  age 22  clerk in Colonial Bank --  drowned -- 

Accidents & fatalities -  159
ECCLES - James,  age 19  of Mornington,  -- injured --
PIKE - Emily, age 40, found drowned in the Avon ---

Fatality - 160
ROSE - Mrs, wife of Mr G.H.A. Rose, of Taradale, died suddenly -- 

School Prizegiving -  List of names -
Balcairn School -  161


Thursday 27 December 1894
Inquest -  163
BROWN - James,   age 18 worked for Mr Boag -----

School Prize giving -  List of names - 
Cust school  - 164 & 164a
Irwell School -  166

Auckland -  165
McDELWORTH -   late Mr.   list of beneficiaries under his will

Inquest - 167
PIKE - Emily,    found in the river --- inquest adjourned --

Auction -  168
RUTHERFORD -  late Robert,   at Timaru,   25 acres near Albury ----


Friday  28 December 1894
Lake Coleridge tragedy -  170
CLEATHING - John, funeral took place at Hororata Cemetery .-- came 16yrs ago, age 43, --

Auckland - 171
COTTINGHAM, age 35,  died  -- 
TAIT - Alexander,  a lumper, badly injured, not expected to recover ---

Accidents & Fatalities - 172
von PIEN - Ernest,  age 17,   --  accident  lies critical --
McCARTHY - Denis,  body found on Kaiwarra Beach, age 60 -- 
DELANEY - -- man, body found at Makakahi ---
KEWISH - William,  carpenter, married,  of Mornington,  died  ---
CARSON - Carl,  -- found drowned in harbour -- 
BOYLE - John,  died in hosp. -- was knocked down on Boxing Day --

Fatalities -   173
MULLER - Hugh,  at Lyttelton --  of barque Silverstream --   an inquest to be held --
CLEATHING - John,   body recovered  taken to Coalgate for inquest --

Dunedin - 174
JOHNSTON - Andrew,  a police constable -- found dead --   age 28 --


Saturday 29 December 1894
Property for sale - 175
CARMICHAEL - Mr,  3 and half acres land --  13 roomed house 3 miles from Ashley railway station --

Fatalities -  176
ROWE - Richard,  missing from the cutter Teviot,   --- Auckland
MACKIE - Miss, age 28,  died suddenly at Mornington ---
CARSON - Carl,   inquest ---  found drowned ---

Inquests - 177
MULLER - Hugo -- killed by falling from the mizzenmast -- 
CLEATHING - John,  inquest --   -

Fatal Accident -  178
MURPHY - Daniel,  traction engine accident in the Weka Pass, --- lots more ---

Bankruptcy - 179
SHUTE - Orpha Louise,  a milliner -- 


Monday 31 December 1894
Death - 180
BARRETT - Arena Adelina, age 17mths,  dau. of George Barrett,  a baker,  died --  inquest to be held --

Fatalities - 182
ROWE -  the man missing from the cutter Teviot,  turned up safely ---
BELL - John,  drowned in the creek near Te Awamutu ---
BELL - Thomas,  and old settler drowned at Matakana  -- leaves a wife and 5 children --- 

Inquest - 183
JOHNSTON - Constable,  -----

Fatal Traction Engine Accident - 184
MURPHY - Daniel,  --  at Weka Pass --  came from Melbourne, age about 20, ---  lots more --

Inquest - 185
PIKE - Emily,    adjourned inquest --   body found in Avon River Xmas morning --- 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
14 July 2015

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