Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -    November 1894

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Thursday 1 November 1894
Funeral - 001
BANKS - Mr F.  will be interred at Riccarton ---

Presentation - 
003
DICK - Miss,  ass. mistress at Southbrook School ----
PAGE  - Mr C.    for services to classes at Sydenham Gymnasium --- 

Inquest - Invercargill - 
004
TOLL - Joseph,  killed by falling into the hold of the s.s. Taieri -- 


Friday 2 November 1894
Fatalities -
006
WATT - Charles,  age 16  drowned in Kilbirnie baths, Wellington ---
PETERSEN - Carl,  body was found in Lyttelton harbour --

Obituary - 
007
FELTON - Mrs,  --was  landlady of Felton's Ferry came here in 1852 -- age 68

Presentations - 
008
DEAKIN -  Miss, of infant school of East Christchurch -- retiring --
BURNS - Mr,  appointed head-master at Doyleston School
MEARES - Dr.   ladies members of medallion ambulance class ----

Wreck of the "Wairarapa"  -  009  & 010  & 011
Long list of names of passengers and crew, 


Saturday 3 November 1894
Funeral of Mr  - 
012
BANKS - Frederick,  at Riccarton Churchyard --  7th son of late henry Banks, of Wiltshire, went to Aus. in 1853 --

Accident - 
014
FREEMAN - Alfred,  formerly manager of drapery store in Eketahuna --   little hope of recovery --

Inquests -
015
BRYENTON - Ishmael,  died suddenly -- 
PETERSON - Carl,    missing since 23 Oct.  -- found drowned --

Presentation -
016
JACKSON
- Miss J. a cook at the hospital  --  getting married --


Monday 5 November 1894
Ashburton -
017
BEGG - James,  a blacksmith,  ---  found  dead -- leaves a widow and young family --

Accidents & Fatalities - 
019
CAMPBELL - Mary,   age 17 --   on tram to New Brighton ---   foot hurt
McINTYRE - Mr, of firm McIntyre & Tait    -- had accident with dog cart --
SCOTT - Edward,  of Kaiapoi   died -- inquest this  afternoon ---
SCOTT - Thomas,  supposed to have drowned at Taieri mouth  ----
WATT -  inquest  --  died at Kilbirnie ---

Presentations -  
020
BAIRD
- Mr S.  on  eve of marriage -- 
BOURKE - Mr C.  ass. master at Ashburton Borough School,  ---
DUNCAN - Miss,   of Hamstead school   presented with travelling bag --
MACARTHY - Mr H. about to leave for Australia ---
TOSSWILL - Mr W.B.  leaving Akaroa  for Polorus Sound -- 

Auction Sale -
021
VECHT - Mr A.   leaving for Victoria --  list of furniture --


Tuesday 6 November 1894
Inquests -
022
BEGG - James,  body found floating Wakanui Creek -- 
SCOTT - Edward,   died 28 October -- 

Auckland - 
023
BLOTT- Mrs,  8 roomed house owned by Mrs Blott  burned down -- Mr B. LEONARD  occupied it.

Auckland -  more names of shipwreck -
025
Robert McGee,   lamp trimmer
Miss Scoular,  the youngest  child  of Dunedin
Mr Bray,  son of Mr Bray,  Sydney
Whaley's   to be  buried here,   Miss Rowbottom, White & Bray will be taken to Sydney
BALDWIN - child to Wellington & Warry  to Dunedin

Wellington - 
026
MORRISON - Rev. Father,  formerly of Westport  died here -- 

Bankruptcy -
027
PERRY - Charles Edward,  ---

Inquest  -
028
SYMONDS - W. a saloon passenger died on the Manapouri -- 


Wednesday 7 November 1894
Accidents -  028a
NAILON - Thomas,  a labourer, died suddenly at Middlemarch --
FALGAR - George,  --  accident at brickworks, Timaru -- 
BURNIP - Mr J.  had accident   at Harbour Board's electric light plant ---

Fire -
030
EFFISON - Mrs,  owns a 6 roomed house,  occupied by Mr G.H.GLOVER ----

Land Auction -
031
GEBBIE -  3850 acres  subdivided into 7 blocks --  lots more ---

Wairarapa Disaster  -   031a
McKEY - John Lawrence,  a shearer,  was among drowned -- leaves a wife and 4 children, youngest 7mths old ---

Obituary -
032
PACKARD - William,  died Petone, 28 Oct. -- arr. with his parents in 1851 --


Thursday 8 November 1894
Pahiatua -
033
BEATTIE - Robert,  one of 1st settlers in Makuri district  -- died ---

Canterbury College -  033a, 033b,  033c
Examination Results -   long list of names,  email for a copy.

Fatalities -
034
BORRIE - John,  collector of customs is dead --  Invercargill --
WOODWARD - Mr M.J.  father of Rev. W.C.Woodward, died  of Bluff,  died --- age 54

Deaths -
  035
BREMNER - Mr D.J.  secretary to Wellington Woollen Co.  died --  leaves a wife (dau. of late Dr Featherston)  & 6 young children.
SPENCE - James,  late of firm Spence Bros, merchants of Melbourne -- died --


Friday 9 November 1894
Fatalities -  037
GILLESPIE - Elizabeth,  18mths old  --  died  Masterton --
LANG - Charles,  Charles,  riding down Willis st, fell out of the saddle dead -- 
STANDER - Mr,  missing   New Plymouth,  --  thought to be drowned ---been here 4wks from England

 Accidents & Fatalities -  038
MANDERSON - William,    drowned in the Wairarapa wreck --   been on a visit to Coolgardie ---  formerly of Denniston --
STUART - James  & 
KERR - William, out shooting rabbits  James accidentally shot in hip -- Dunedin
DOBBIE - Dora,  fell in creek at Athol, Invercargill -- drowned --
HAMILTON - Mrs, wife of Rev. T.A.  of Ashburton -- met with an accident ---

Presentation - 039
WILSON - Mr Arthur C.  9yrs member of staff NZ Farmers Co. -- leaves on a visit to England.


Saturday 10 November 1894
Westport - 041
HURST - Thomas,  a miner,  fell dead while working his claim b. Staleybridge, England.

Presentation - 042
STEWART - Mr B.  leaving the New Brighton Tramway Co.  ---


Monday 12 November 1894
Fires - 044
HOLLAND - owner of Old Railway Hotel, Gore,  destroyed --  
REDPATH - Mr,   cottage destroyed at Lyttelton --
QUINN - Mr W.  at his farm at Makikihi,  iron store destroyed ---

Memorial Service -  045
HILL - Mr C.W.  -- drowned in shipwreck Wairarapa,  was churchwarden at St John's. Latimer Square.

Auction Sale - 046
JAMESON - Mr F.  sell 1 acre with 5 roomed house at Leeston ---

Land Board - 047
DOUGLAS - Rosannah & Eliza,  Arowhenua District ----
SIM - Andrew,  400 acres Rangitata district ---
LOYELLY - Isidore,  397acres 
Rangitata district ---

Furniture Sale -  048
PREECE - T.  giving up housekeeping  --  at his res. Clare rd, cnr Onslow st.

Inquest - 049
PROBERT - William Gadsby,  an old settler --  age 75, came in in 1865 with a large family brother of late John ---

Funeral - 050
WOODWARD - Mr M.H.  -- large attendance --  14 yrs on staff of Lyttelton Times --  more --


Tuesday 13 November 1894

Technological Examinations - 051a

City Guilds of London  -  New Zealand results. 
List of names ---

Fatalities - 
052
KANEMA - dau. clothing caught fire --
DANTER - William Arthur,   inquest tomorrow -- New Plymouth -- 
McGOWAN - Mrs, age 45, died suddenly  Wellington--
WILDS - an elderly woman found drowned -- Timaru ---

Fires -
053
BELFIELD - Herbert,  -- Timaru,   occ. by  Mr Raymond,  solicitor,  ---
CROOK - Mr T.  storeroom  for lantern slides   etc. 
ISRAEL - Mr G.C.  North Dunedin,  curtains caught fire ---
PEARSON - John,  at Styx, a 5 roomed house  --  destroyed --

Farm for Sale - 
054
HARRIS -  late Mr James,  Port Levy,  50 acres  fronting jetty --   occ. by Mr George Fleming.

Auckland - Inquest -
055
PROBERT - William Gadsby,  brother of late John,  -----


Wednesday 14 November 1894
Chattel Auction -
057
CASTLEDINE - Mrs,  long list of furniture  etc,  Carlton Place, 1pm.

Canterbury College -
058
Miss Carter  3rd yr.  and Miss R. Collier,  were missed off the list on Thursday.

Accidents & Fatalities - 
059
RIMMEL - Arthur,  age 6yrs son of Elisha, accidentally killed at Waimate on Monday.
WAUGH - Anthony,  age 16 admitted to hospital --
WILLDS -  inquest  old resident of Timaru.

Fires  -  
060
CROOK - Mr T.  sustained a huge loss with the burning of his photographic studio and storeroom.
THACKER -  boot shop gutted by fire  ---  Palmerston North ----

Sale of Furniture -
  061
PREECE - T.  Clare road --- 

Farm for Sale -
062
RYAN - Mr P.   100 acres,  -----

Deceased Estate Sale - 
063
STOCKS - W.  contractors plant ---

Wairarapa Disaster -
064
Death Toll,  long list of names -----


Thursday 15 November 1894

Bankruptcy Notices -  065
FRITH - Frank Bywater,  of Halkett,  a baker ----
OVERTON - Frederick,  of Lakeside, Ellesmere,  a farmer ---

Fatalities -
067
BLACK -  a boy age 7, son of Mr W. J. Orrbell Black,   in critical condition New Plymouth.
FORBES - Robert,   drowned crossing Oreti River  -- Invercargill,    age 64, 

Shorthand Results
068
Misses A.B.Blake,  L. Mortimer,  J.G. Rodger, 
Messrs J.C.Anderson,  J.G. Brown,  Ernest A. Hatch,  J.S. McInnes,  Joseph Sherris, Williak Sherris,  James Taafe,
             Frank D. Thomson, Edgar C. Willsteed.


Friday 16 November 1894
Accident - 
070
DWYER - James,  working on Mr Austen's farm at Orari -- met with an accident -----


Saturday 17 November 1894
Fatalities -  
072
BURGESS - Richard Henry,  age 40,  found drowned -- 
HUNTER - Thomas,  a labourer,  dropped dead at Amberley   ---- 

Farm For Sale -  
073
RYAN - Mr P.   100 acres,  within 10 miles of Chch ------

Obituary -
074
TOWNSEND - James,  an old Canterbury Colonist age 79,  arr. on "Cressy"  unmarried -- 


Monday 19 November 1894
Memorial - 
076
DIXON - Harry,  friends have erected a headstone in the Linwood Cemetery --  

Fatalities  - 
077
body of an old man been found in the Mangapai River --  (see snippet 084)
BAIESERBE - an Italian fisherman,  at Parematta --   believed to have drowned --

Accidents & Fatalities -  
078
BLACK - Mr G.  and
PEARCE - A  and
PATTERSON -  had accident at Reefton ----
McLAREN - John,  expressman at Lawrence,  was found dead --
LOFFAGHAN - John,  a farmer of Ashley accidentally shot himself in the right hand ---- 
SERGEANT - Richard,  from Kirwee,   ---   had accident --

Furniture for Sale -  
079
FELTON - Mr J.  giving up housekeeping ---- 

Memorial -  
080
HILL - Mr & Mrs C.W. a marble tablet -- churchwarden at St John's. --

Lyttelton -
081
WEASTELL - John,  son of Mr M.   -- died suddenly --


Tuesday 20 November 1894
Obituary - 
083
ELLIS - William,  an old colonist, died 10 Nov. age 61, came here in 1853 in the "Minerva"  leaves a wife and 8 children.

Fatalities -
084
BRADY - Philip,  name of body found in Mangapai River, 
MAESTRI - Batista, a shepherd on Mana Is.    supposed drowned -- 
GARDINER - James Henry,  age 18mths, died at Wakamarina -- 

Inquest -
085
HUNTER  - Thomas,   at Amberley, --  an elderly man, ---

Valedictory -
086
YARR - Thomas,  manager of Southern Cross Hotel,   --   moving to the North Island ---


Wednesday 21 November 1894
Auction Sale - 
087
ALLINGTON - Mr Geo.  Church St. Rangiora,   5 roomed house --- 

Accidents  &  Fatalities -
089
BENSTON - William,  age 11yrs,  died   -- thrown from a horse at Palmerston South.
KING - Julia Emma,  widow, age 47,  died suddenly  at Mornington ---
MORIARTY - Richard,  had an accident ----taken to hospital --

Furniture Sale -
090
FINLAYSON - Mrs,   at "Holly House" St Albans Lane,  list of items ----

Property Sale -
091
FROGGATT - Mr B. --  Rosewarne st, Addington ----

Farm for Sale -
092
GOODWIN - Mr,    on Harewood rd, 

Clearing Sale - 
093
McVEIGH - Mr,  at Tai-Tapu,  list of stock  etc. ---

Partnership dissolved - 
094
William Fisher WALLER,  Walter Alexander SCOTT  & Charles August MYHRE,  Cycle Manufacturers and Importers ---

Obituary - 
095
PETHERICK - Mr J.S.  father of well known actresses Misses Madge & Gwynne HERRICK,  died  -- age 78 came here in 1870 ---


Thursday 22 November 1894
Furniture & Effects -
097
CASTLEDINE - Mrs,  leaving for California,  long list ---

Auckland - 
098
CHAMBERLAIN - Charlotte,    found  giving birth ---  came from Sydney 4mths ago.

Funeral - 099
WEASTELL - Mr J.A.  interred yesterday at Lyttelton --  


Friday 23 November 1894
Obituary -
100
AMBROSE - Thomas Benjamin, an old colonist son of William Ambrose, -- Edinburgh b. 18 July 1818, 
                        came here in August 1860  in "William Miles"   ----

Fatalities - 
102
JOLLY - Thomas,  one of Waikato's oldest residents was gored by a bull --  not expected to survive.
McKERCHIE - Sydney,  killed in the Home Bush colliery -- 

Fatality - 
103
KEPLER - Mrs Sarah,  wife of Noah,  died --  age 88  ---- Noah up before the courts

Breach of Promise - 
104
LEWIS - Mrs Mary, married, with 1 child  claiming damages from Colin McKENZIE, late Palmerston, now Scotland -- lots more -----


Saturday 24 November 1894
Auction -
104
CAMPBELL -   Mr J.R.  at Opawa,  formerly occ. by Hon. E.Richardson and J.E.Coker -- 

Loburn Auction -
107
De TROY -  estate WillIam & Ellen,  household furniture & effects -----

Accidents & Fatalities -
108
FRY - Mrs,  died in accident  at Dunedin ---
LYNCH - Hymphrey,  had his skull smashed by a horse --   in hospital --
McKERCHIE - Sydney,  killed at Homebush -- inquest --- 

Land Board -
109
DOUGLAS - J.  Arowhenua Village ---
ENGLAND - E.L.  10 acres Geraldine
GAUDIN - G. Makoroa Valley --  lease in perpetuity  59 acres
HUMPHREY - Alex,  58 acres lake Wanaka --
McCANN - J. 100 acres Westerfield ---
McDOUGALL - A.  203 acres Lake Wanaka --
O'DONNELL - J.  10 acres Waitohi
PIPSAN - C.  58 acres LakeWanaka
WATT - J. Cheviot -- 

Leeston Sale -
110
MOORHEAD - Mrs M.  sell  39 acres Southbridge --

Auction Sale -
111
TURPIN - Mr S.W. giving up housekeeping ---  list of chattels ---


Monday 26 November 1894
Shorthand Exam Results -
115
Mr W. Joyce,  140wpm.
Misses Ethel Hart,  Violet Mills.  130wpm.
Mr A. Wright,  120wpm.
Misses Amy Hart. Minnie Beare,  Alice Hart,  100 wpm.

Accidents & Fatalities - 
116
AITCHESON - Gordon,  fell downstairs ---   broke arm -- 
JOLLY - Thomas,  gored by a bull died -- age 58 son of Thomas Jolly, of Bath.
FRY - Agnes McLeod,  inquest -- 

Auction -
117
FROGGATT - Mr B.  Rosewarne St. Addington. ---

Furniture & Effects - 
118
HILL - C.W.    the estate of ----


Tuesday 27 November 1894
Fatalities - 
122
BLYTHE - George,  killed while bushfelling near Inglewood --
JOHNSTON - James,  age 22,  a bush feller  was killed Danevirke ---
GODINAGH - a man broke a leg and died by a falling tree at  Alfredtown --
WATLAND - Henry, a cook on "The Comet"  age 42 washed overboard on 20 Nov. at ----

Inquest - 
123   & 124
PEPLER - Sarah,    age 80  been assaulted  --  lots more ---

Auction Sale - 
125
TURPIN - Mr W.S.   giving up housekeeping ---  very long list of items ---


Wednesday 28 November 1894
Obituary -
126
ANDERSON - James, an old colonist --  age 88 --  died at sons res. in Auckland ---  lots more ---

Valedictory -
127
BLYTH - Mr N.E. of Amberley   -- leaving the Bank of NSW --

Shorthand Theory & Speed  Results - 
129
Messrs J.C.Wallace,  G.H. Waller,  Arthur Wright.  

Accidents & Fatalities -
130
CAIRNS - Edith,  age 3 and half, of Papanui --   fracture ---
ELLIOT - George,  -- found dead --  Wellington --
FROST -  2 daughters  of Mr E.J.   fractures ---
LEAHY - Mrs  a widow,   died suddenly at Ashburton -- 
MOORE - William,  elderly man of Palmerston Nth -- is unconscious --
RYAN - Jervis,     put a fork through his toe --  taken to hosp. --


Thursday  29 November 1894
Auckland -
132
BURKE -  a gumdigger -- found dead in a whare --
an unkown man knocked overboard  and drowned at Coromandel

Pharmacy Exam Results - 
132
H. Kane, Auckland:  J.A. Cooke & W. Barrett, Christchurch:
E.C.Woodward, Nelson: 
W.H.Coy, Timaru:  H.W.Scott, Wellington:
T.H.Kirby, Wellington: 
J. Taylor, Dunedin:   Botany
J.Waters, Auckland,  Chemistry

Port Levy - 
134
HARRIS -  late  Mr James,   selling 50 acres --   occ. by Mr George FLEMING ---


Friday 30 November 1894
Accidents & Fatalities - 
136
ASTLEY  or ASHLEY   knocked overboard at ---  spelt both ways in one sentence.
GRIFFITHS - Frank, well known cricketer &  tennis player   hurt at Kaikoura --
WORNALL - George, mailman for Amberley,  broke an arm ---
CHAMBERLAIN - Thomas,  blacksmith --  fractured 2 ribs --
DUMPHY - David,  little boy fell injured arm ---

Farewell Social - 
137
GAMBLE - James and family leaving Ashburton  for Wellington --    more ---

Valedictory -
138
HAMILTON - Rev. S.  leaving Leeston  and welcoming Rev. H.A. WATSON ----

Wedding at Rangiora - 
139
SAMSOM - BLACKETT -   Mr J. Samsom, Mayor of Rangiora  married  Margaret Jane Blackett  --  lots more ---


Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
31 July 2015
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