Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -   July  1894

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Tuesday  3 July 1894
Auction - Kaiapoi -  003
EAST - Mr F.   4 roomed cottage and section on Ohoka rd, 2 doors from Kaikanui Hotel,  ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  004
CLARKE - Edward,  found dead in bed  at Inch Clutha --- 
HABGOOD - Isaac,  died suddenly on Sunday -- 
HANSEN - Andrew, age 44,  drowned  Napier, on Saturday night.
HIDDLESTON - F.E.J. railway employee, had accident -- 
McMANN - Elizabeth,  age 83 --  inquest at Governor's Bay ---
MENZIES - John,  killed at Bannockburn ---
MONTALBRE - Harry,  found dead on railway station  b. South America, age 27 --   4yrs in NZ -- 

Presentation -  005
GOLDSMITH - Mr Charles,  former host of Lancaster Park and Scotch Hotels --   

Napier -  006
FAIRBROTHER - W.R.  a Meanee settler fell down ---  drowned ---
HANSEN - Andrew,  a labourer fell into the harbour on Sat. night ---  drowned --

Bankruptcy - 007
HENLEY - P.J.  of Leeston, auctioneer --  lots more ----

Auction -  008
LODGE - Mrs (lost her hotel license) Crown Hotel, Lyttelton,   sell  all her furniture --- long list

Annat Hotel License -  009
McNAE - Mr & Mrs,  host & hostess Annat Hotel,  license expired --  a social farewell -----

Wellington -  Fatality -  010
PARKER -  woman who was badly burned on Thursday -- died  --

Obituary -  012
PATRICK - Mrs Joseph,  arr. Lyttelton in the "Cressy" in 1850 with her husband and several children ---          
                     leaves 3 sons,  4 daughters,  50 grandchildren and 10 g. grandchildren ---

Middleton Hotel -  013
WARD - Messrs & Co. (lost their license)  selling hotel   & contents ---

Courtenay Arms,  White's bridge, North rd - 014
WHITTINGTON -  Mr J.  (lost his license)   sell  contents of hotel ---


Wednesday 4 July 1894
Valedictory -  016
BOURKE - Mr W. late licensee of Lincoln Hotel,  -- bid farewell --- 

Wellington -  017
SPENCER - Thomas,  age 60,  dropped dead ----
WINTERBURN - Hamiana, age 5 yrs,  drowned in a creek yesterday at Levin

Auction -  018
HULSTON - Mr E.H.  giving up business----  selling lease of premises


Thursday 5 July 1894
Hamilton  -  020
COGHLAN -  Bella, a servant who died in   Burton's  Royal Hotel  destroyed by fire  ----

Meeting of Creditors -  021
MOORHOUSE - David  Adam,  of Rangiora,  cattle dealer --  lots more ---

Divorce -  022
SHEATH v SHEATH -   divorce granted  --- more ---

Meeting of Creditors -  023
TISCH - Philip,  farmer of Marshlands --- 


Friday 6 July 1894
Bankruptcy - 025
EAME -FRANKLIN - George ,  draper, Christchurch ---

Masterton -  026
JOHNSTON - John -- died  --  an elderly man  a shoemaker -----

Kawakawa -027
STOREY - Major Henry Butler,  late paymaster 40th Regiment, has died ---

Obituary -  028
THOMPSON - Joseph,   died at his son in law's Mr D. Graham, on Tuesday   came here with his family 27 yrs ago
                    and held several public offices in Co. Aughnamullin, Ireland


Saturday 7 July 1894
Presentation -  029
BATES - Mr G.W. resigned from Lyttelton Times and is leaving for Australia  --- 

Auction - 031
BULLOCK - Alfred,    giving up housekeeping -- high class furniture  etc ----- long list --

Inquest -  032
COGHLAN - Bella,  who died in the fire --    accidental death ---

Chatham Islands -  033
CLOUGH
WILLIAMS -  died in boating accident on Lake Whanga ---  on 17 June ---

Death -  034
HIGGINS - Daniel,  farmer, North Loburn --- age about 60  and unmarried ---

Inquest Masterton - 035
JOHNSTON - John   -- more ---

Auction -  036
NANKERVIS - Mrs,  leaving for England,   -- list of 1st class furniture ---


Monday 9 July 1894
Anniversary - 037
AGAR - George,  an old resident of Lyttelton,  celebrated his arrival  36 yrs ago -- 

Obituary -  038  & 039
ANSON - Thomas Hamilton,  d. 14 June,  another early settler gone --  son of officer in the Imperial Army, was born in India,  --
                    came to Canterbury in Cressy about 1860,   -- very long ----

Obituary -  043
EARLE - widow of Dr Earle, died 21 June,  with hus. arr. in Randolph 1850  ---  built The Grange"  in Opawa ----

Fatalities -  044
BILTON - Mr John,  died Timaru,  age 64,  arr. on Sir George Seymour as a teacher --    leaves a widow and 10 children --
WELDON - Thomas King, formerly Inspector of Police  died Dunedin --- 
MANIOPOTO - Rewi Manga,  Native Chief, --- died at Kihikihi,  age 70

Fatalities -  045
DAVIS -    and    HOARE - Philip,  found dead  on cutter Tamaki,  at Ngunguru --   
STEWART - Charles,  a settler at Pukekohe ---   fractured his leg  amputated ---
DUFFIELD - William,  an elderly man  died --  recently arrived Wellington, from Ashburton.
JONES - Percy,  age 13, son of John Jones,  fell off a railway waggon at Palmerston N. --  inquest accidental death ---
GALBRAITH - Dr,  died suddenly at Invercargill ----

Inquest - 046
HIGGINS - Daniel,     -- verdict apoplexy ---

Auction -  047
HENLEY - Patrick J.  at Leeston ---   list  of goods for sale ----

Obituary -  049
LATTER - Mrs E.C.  on 26 June arr. with her father late Mr S. GUNDRY in ship Steadfast, in 1851  marr. Mr E.C.Latter in 1856  --- died age 56 -- 

Canterbury Pilgrim  - 052
PATRICK - Mrs Joseph,  on 1 July,  arr. Lyttelton Cressy in 1850 with hus. and children --  leaves---

Funeral -  053
SUTHERLAND - Mr W. at Addington Cemetery on Sat.  member of Sydenham Football Club ---

Death -  054
WEST - Rev. William,   Pres. minister at Southbridge,   ----

Death -  055
WRIGHT - Mr James, ---  of Wainui,  died on 25 June, age 77,  oldest living settler on the Peninsula  -- leaves a family of 12,
                    all married,  who with thier children now number 108.


Tuesday 10 July 1894
Inquest -  056
BLYTH - John George,  age 36,   died in Christchurch Hosp. -----

Fatalities -  058
BRUCE - Capt. Robert,  of the Te Awamutu Mounted Infantry,  died  from result of a kick from a horse --
HOARE - Philip  &
DAVIS - Frederick,   inquest --  death caused by suffocation --- 
ROWE - a bushman,   was saved from drowning by his friend Lindsay JOHNSTON  ------

Auction -  059
GOLDSMITH - Charles,  (license not renewed)   selling all listed items ----

Meeting of Creditors -  060
WILLIS - C.H.  of Southbridge, --- 


Wednesday 11 July 1894
Auckland -  062
Brigitte Indiana, from Launceston, reported as wrecked 
the following passengers were booked. -  Messrs A.R.Carnie,  Appott, Fred,  Louis & Peter Nicholas,
Crew -  John Curran, (Capt.)   Robert Girling (mate)  G.H.White,  R.P. Barnett,  P.Bradley,  S. Allan,  John Benton.(A.B's)
                 Jas. C.Taylor (cook and steward)    crew was saved --- 

Timaru -  063
POSTLETHWAITE - Mr R.H.  solicitor, recently practising with Mr James HAY,  ---   off to California

Expiry of Lease -  064
Stanmore Nursery -  final clearing sale ------ 100,000 fruit trees---  lots more ---

Presentation - 065
WELLS - Mr Alfred J.  ---- Tiger Lily Bachelors Club --  retiring from club secretary ---


Thursday 12 July 1894
Ashburton -  066
ASHTON - Mr John,  found dead on his farm  --   inquest today ---

Obituary -  067
BAYNES - Mr M.W.   employee of Post Office,  died   age 53 --  funeral Saturday ----

Fatalities -  069
CONDON - J.  prop. Pier Hotel, Wellington, died this morning.

Presentation -  070
PEARCE - Mr & Mrs G.W. licensee of Railway Hotel --  going to England --   more ---

Passengers on the RUAHINE  today  for London - 071
Archdeacon & Miss Beamish,      Mr Edward J. Force,      Dr W.H.Hornibrook,      Mr A.S.Russell,      Mr & Mrs John Bray,      Mr Dominick Brown, 
Mr & Mrs Walter Bryant,      Miss Phyllis Bryant,      Mr & Mrs T.F. Chamberlain and 5 children,      Miss Duggan,      Mr Clayton,      Mr H.L.Harding,
Mr J.H.Jones,      Mr McKenzie,      Mr Peterson and 2 children,      Mr Charles White,      Mr W.Alexander,      Mr W.Ballantyne,      Mr Thomas Barraclough, 
Mr Frederick Bolton,      Mr, Mrs and Miss Bosomworth,      Mr W.Scott Bower,      Mr James Buckingham,      Mr & Mrs John Caddy, & 6 children, 
Mr, Mrs and Miss Dartnall,      Mr W. Drummond,      Mr & Mrs Patrick Hagan & 4,      Mr James W.Howard,      Mr David Laing,      Mrs Lewington, 
Miss Anne McElhenny,      Mr Eugene O'Neill,      Mr & Mrs George W. Pearce,      Mr Edmund Reddicliffe,      Mrs Smyth,      Master Hugh Smyth.


Friday 13 July 1894
Fatality -  073
GARDINER - --  female,    at Kiwarra,  died  ----dau. of a butcher,  age 23 -- 

Hamilton - 074
GREEN - Thomas,  died  ---  .    an old soldier, served 57th Regiment --- age 60.

Property Sale - 075
HILL - Mr P.  large double fronted brick shop ---
LUDBROOK - section and house of 5 rooms ---
WALLACE - Mrs,  half acre land Addington
De La MARE -  24 p.  Linwood ---
DERRETT -  Mr H.J.  2 acres,  North rd --
TRUMBLE -  Mr E.  3 roods 25perches,  -- Prebbleton -- 

Hotel for Sale - 077
Melville Hotel,  containing 26rooms,  owner leaving Timaru ---  

Auckland - 078
TURNER - Charles,  (late)   of the Montague - Turner Opera Co.  are to be sent to Honolulu for internment -- 


Saturday 14 July 1894
Fatalities -  080
KERR - James A.  a cutler,  found dead  a wife and 7 children --  native of Glasgow ---
TURNER - John,  a plumber,  late Wanganui --  fell dead --- Palmerston North
GARDNER - ---  inquest Wellington ---
O'BRIEN - Thomas,   ---   taken to Ashburton Hosp.  ----may not survive his injuries ---

Auction - 081
JARAM - Mrs,  giving up farming ---Live and dead stock ---


Monday 16 July 1894
Accidents & Fatalities -  083
BALLANTYNE - an elderly woman,   --- in a critical condition --
NANKIVELL -  child, dau. of Thomas,  died on Friday ---

Obituary -  084
CRAWFORD - Mrs Margaret,  died on Sat. age 91 ---  dau. Mrs Donald ---
NANKIVELL -  child, dau. of Thomas,  died on Friday --- 

Inquest -  085
O'BRIEN - a young man, injured in a fall at Ashburton,  died -----

Partnership Notices -  086
PALMER - James Cecil,   now OVENDEN & PALMER
BESWICK - Harry Joseph  &  George HARRIS,  solicitors ---

Patents087
G.F. Newman,  Rangitata:    J.R.Proctor, Christchurch: 
T. Boyd, Christchurch:  T.Harris, Oamaru:  
J.Morton, Christchurch:   W. Doubleday, Christchurch: 
J and G. Dash,  Waimate:  R.M.Macdonald, Christchurch:


Tuesday 17 July 1894
Presentation -  088
DIGNAN - Mr F.  manager BNZ  Temuka,  ---   going to Marton ---  more ---

Fatalities -  090
BALFOUR - Mr D. P. of  Puketapu,  -- found drowned --  an old settler --
BALLANTYNE -  woman taken to hospital  -- died ----
BRENNAN -  Charles,  a cabinetmaker, died suddenly at Dunedin  age 75 --
MALONE - John,  of Wanganui 
RAMSON - Hugh, age 82,  Wanganui
WILKIE - Daniel,  settler of 40 years Waitotara.


Wednesday 18 July 1894
Obituary -  092
CHRISTMAS - Mr W.  died suddenly -- leaves widow and 10 children --

Inquests -  093
BROUGHAM - Patrick,  found dead in bed --- Auckland
BRENNAN - Charles,  died suddenly at Dunedin --- 

Land Transfers -  094
CROOKS - Robert,  30 acres -- Halswell district ---
GRIFFIN - Sarah Ann,  --  Christchurch,  occupied by applicant.
JOHNSON - Elizabeth,  7 acres -- Akaroa,  occ. by applicant -- 
NOONAN - Thomas,  60 acres,  --- 
WILSON - Isaac  and
WRIGHT  - Robert Marshall,   18 perches Kaiapoi,  unoccupied.

Bankruptcy - 095
ORR - Samuel,  accountant,  Christchurch -----


Thursday 19 July 1894
Fatality - 097
MOODY - Ann,  wife of John,  died suddenly Tuesday -- 


Friday 20 July 1894
Accidents & Fatalities -  099
BURT - Bertie,  age 13,  admitted to hospital ---  right arm fractures ---
MALCOLM - Ada,  living with her stepfather --  taken to hosp. 
TAYLER - Mr, of Eclipse Brewery,  Temuka,    ---  gun accident ---


Saturday 21 July 1894
Accidents & Fatalities -  101
GIBSON - Capt. of Ponsonby, -- found dead in bed -- 
TAIT - woman, --  inquest -- Wellington.
GIBSON - man --  inquest -- Wellington --
TUCKER - James,  age 60,  found dead -- Wellington --
MALCOLM - Ada,  died in hospital --- 
LIPPERT -  Ada.  age 37 --  wife of licensee of Scotia Hotel, Dunedin,  died -- 

Wellington -  102
McKILLIGAN - Mr. manager of Lyttelton, BNZ    a passenger on the Rotomahana   --- disappeared --- age 52 ---

Freehold farm -  103
McNAE - Alexander,  390 acres,  between Courtenay & Kimberley --

Sydney -  104
ROBERTSON - John,  an old Auckland merchant, arr. in 1865  died  --


Monday 23 July 1894
Funeral -  105
BAKER - William,  took place at the Public Cemetery -- 

Fatalities -  107
MORRISON - David,  an old settler,  found drowned ---  
LIPPERT - Ada,  of the Scotia Hotel,  inquest --- 
MALCOLM - Ada,  inquest ---  at Wellington ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  108
ALGER - Charles,  age 23,  son of Mr Algar, a tailor,   very bruised in accident  -----
LINDROSE
- a child age about 5-6yrs,  son of Mr M. Lindrose,  fisherman ---    died ----
JOHNSON -  Ada,  dau. of Mr W. Johnson, of Greendale,  died -- 
STEWART - James W.  married, of Templeton -- died ---

Death -  109
McINTOSH - Rev. J. formerly of Christchurch,  Pres. minister,  died  -----

Auction  -  110
WRITH - Mrs,  leaving for Australia,  --  list of goods for sale -- 


Tuesday 24 July 1894
Passengers by the Doric -  sailed from London on 14 June  - 112
For Auckland - Dr B.B.Thom,  Messrs F.A.Bartlett,  A. Birch,  G. Kedge,  Mrs Menzies,  Mr & Mrs Shepherd,  & 2 sons,  Mr & Mrs J.E.Ashworth,  Miss A. Borwick, 
                        Mr S.R.Hannan,  Mr & MRs E. Minifie & 3 sons,  Mrs E. Nisby,  Mrs & Misses Phullips,  Miss E. Tesdale,  Mr & Mrs Whittaker,
                          Mr T. Whittaker,  Messrs F. & T. Whittaker.
For Wanganui - Mrs E.S.James,  M. Quinn.
For Port Chalmers -  Messrs A. Kerston,  W.A.Robertson,  H.Franklin and McKay,  Mrs & Master Wood,  Mr & Mrs Lindsay,  Messrs D. Poster, A,W,Poynter, H.Rix,  W. Scott.
For Lyttelton - Messrs W.R. & H.L.Yorke,  Miss McCormack,  Mrs & Miss Nolan,  Mr & Mrs W. (B or R).Bolton,  Messrs J.Cox,  J.Neate,  D.Taylor,  Mr & Miss Taylor.
For Wellington - Messrs Briggs,  A.M.Graham, Master Wastneys,
For Napier -  Mr G.Glasgrove.
For New Plymouth -  Mr A. McEneary.
there are 65 passengers for Capetown,  8 for Melbourne,  2 for Hobart,  3 for Sydney.

Accidents & Fatalities -  113
BARSTORO - Margaret,  found dead in her bed -- Auckland
KAVANAGH - Thomas,  fell & cut his leg badly---
ALGER -  who was run over on Sunday is improving --

Inquests -  113a
DAVIS - Sarah,  wife of Reuben,  died suddenly --- 
STEWART - James W.  ----  heart disease --

List of passengers by the Ruapehu -   114115
sailed from London  on 28 June --- very long list of names,  email for a copy.


Wednesday 25 July 1894
Brookside -  117
FABLING -  Mr Wm,  100 acres land and house of 4 rooms --  for lease ---

Funeral -  118
HOBDEN - Mr J.L. took place at the family plot in Barbadoes st. ----  more ---

Probates -  119
NORMAN - Wm  ---
QUIRK - Mary ----

Death -  120
ROWLANDSON - Lieut-Colonel, ---    father of  Mrs Julius, wife of the Rt Rev. Dr Julius, Bishop of Christchurch.

Longbeach -   121
WHITE - Mr John,  186 acres,  par R.S. 8893,  16631,  16848, 17379. ---   6 roomed farmhouse ---


Thursday 26 July 1894
Presentation -  123
EDWARDS - Miss,  St James Church choir, Southbridge,  -- leaving the district ---

Inquest -  124
JOHNSON - Ada,  died on Friday at Greendale ---

Death - 125
KENT - Mr Nicholas,  found dead ---  age 70 --- 


Friday 27 July 1894
Meeting of Creditors -  126
ARMSTRONG -  John,  storekeeper, Sydenham,  ---  lots more ----

Meeting of Creditors -  128
BULLIVANT - Thomas,  late licensee of the Britannia Hotel,  from July 1890 --  lots more ----


Saturday 28 July 1894
Accident -  130
CHAMBERLAIN - Thomas,  an old resident of Waimate,  had a leg broken -- his horse slipped ----

Presentations - 131
HEDDELL - Mr P.  32 yrs with the Customs Dept.
OWEN - Mr W.  promoted to locomotive foremanship at Auckland -----

Freehold farm -  132
McNAE - Alexander,  390 acres,  between Courtenay & Kimberley -- 4 roomed cottage ---


Monday 30 July 1894
Inquest -  134
McCULLOUGH - Eric,  son of Mr McCullough, manager of Bank of NSW  --- lots more ---

Death of Old Colonists - 135
SMITH - Mr William,  arr. Auckland 1841 in ship Duchess of Arygle -- served as volunteer --  entered the police force --- went to Quarantine Station, Lyttelton
                     ---   age 76 -- leaves wife and grown up family ---
MacFARLANE - Mrs,  wife of late Dugald,  died at her res. on Friday 


Tuesday 31 July 1894
Dissolution of Marriage  - 137
CORBETT - Alfred,  petitioner of Ngaruawahia, storekeeper  and Louanna Francis Corbett,  and David Craig 

Dunedin -  138
McMEIKAN - Mrs Anne,  age 90 died suddenly -- 

Inquest -  139
MILLAR - a 3wks old infant,  son of John & Ruby,  died suddenly on Sunday -- 

Napier -  140
INNES - Dr F.W.  age 39,  died --  leaves a wife and one child ----
MITCHELL - Mark,  a settler is missing --   

Presentation -  141
SHURY - Mr A.H.  manager of Union Bank at Ashburton --  retiring ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  142
F.  & J. Wylde,  J. Evans,  J. Connor,  Sam Connor,  W. Tuckey,  and Emil Ziegler left Greymouth for Kumara ---  lots more ----


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Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
26 January 2015

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