Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -    October 1894

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Monday 1 October 1894
Obituary - 001
BEATTIE - John,  old res. of Summerhill,  came to Lyttelton by the ship "Queen Victoria"  in 1861.   b. Co. Down, Ireland --  has a wife and 10 children.

Obituary -  004
De TROY - William,  died at Loburn --  dau. died day before and his wife is critical ---   arrived Lyttelton 1858 from Louth, Lincolnshire,  taught maths at Christs College -- 

Obituary - 007
HARDY-JOHNSTON - Mr Thomas Masterman,  M.I.C.E. died Monday  age 78, arr. 1873 --  son of late Capt. E. Johnston, R.N. --
                     leaves a wife and a family of 5 daughters and 3 sons ---  lots more -----

Wellington -  007-1  &  007-2
HART - Hon. Robert,  age 87,    been 51

Presentation - 008
HIRSCHBURG - Herr Max,   presented by members of Canterbury Jewish congregation --   a baton of ebony mounted with silver ---

Fatality - 012
MERRITT - Orlando,  son of Mr R.  age 14  was playing hockey in Harper st.    hurt during the game and died within 30min ----

Invercargill - 013
SOMMERVILLE - James,  age 15,   son of storekeeper at Appleby had accident    -- died ---

Obituary -  014
STOCKS - William,  one of the builders of the Cathedral -- died on Sat. age 57,  b. Huddersfield, Yorkshire,  --
                     arr. age 21 --  leaves a widow and 7 children.


Tuesday 2 October 1894
Property for Sale - 016
BRADY - Mr,  leaving Richmond,  selling all furniture --- 

Funeral write -up - 017
De TROY - Mr W.  and his daughter  at Rangiora --   Church of England Cemetery ---

Monument - 018
McKENZIE - Lance Corporal , age 37  &
HAMILTON -  Torpedoman Fitzroy G.  age 27,  2 torpedo men who drowned in Lyttelton Harbour 28th November 1893 --
                        a memorial over their graves in Lyttelton cemetery -- 

Fire at Temuka -  019
House and shop, occupied by Mr C.T.Milner, a shop and workroom occ. by Mr J. Tangney, and owned by Mr Job Brown.

Timaru - 020
NASH - James,  a single man age 45,  found dead in a paddock where he had been working.

Nelson - 021
OLGILVIE - Mrs, age 76,  fell over the sea wall on Haven Rd,  an inquest to be held ----

Property for Sale - 022
WEBSTER - John,  decided not to return to NZ,  sell in Springfield Rd  -- house of 7 rooms.


Wednesday 3 October 1894
Presentations - 024
BARCLAY - Miss Fanny,   resigned as infant mistress at   taught for 7 years
HYDE - Mr,  leaving D.I.C. after 9 yrs there  ------

Fires - 026
WORSFOLD -  owner of boarding house, and the premises of  Wooding, the watchmaker and Attwood, photographer,  destroyed by fire at Fielding.
HANSEN - Mr C.  a 10 roomed house at Kaiapoi,  destroyed   -----

Gisborne - 027
HIANAHI - Hamuera,  thrown from his horse at Tologa Bay, Gisborne,  -- died -- 

Land for Sale  Lakeside - 028
MICHENER - Charles Walsingham, (deceased)   sell 290 acres was occupied by Mr Frederick Overton ----

Inquest - 029
NASH - James,  single, age about 40 , settler in Watlington,  ----


Thursday 4 October 1894
Kanieri -  032
O'DONNELL - Mr,  died recently  community helping family ----


Friday 5 October 1894
Land Ballot -  034
McCLIMONT - J.  won section 36.162 at Shepherd's Bush survey district -- 640 acres
CARPENDALE - R.   section 36.581, block I   Hinds survey district,  163 acres ---
CAMERON - Kenneth,  sections 21 & 22,  Geraldine --
NICHOLSON - D.  Opawa survey district,  1200 acres
BROWN -  Joseph,  Shepherd's Bush ---  612 acres

Sydney Death -  035
MacPHERSON - J. Drummond,   many years manager here for the South British Insurance Co.  age 65 arr. NZ in 1859  ---
                     left for Sydney in 1888   member of Canterbury Provincial Council ----

Brunnerton -  036
MORRIS - Mr James Mill,  lesees-proprietor. of the Brunnerton News,  died -- age 65 --


Saturday 6 October 1894
Annat - Clearing Sale - 037
CORBETT - Robert,  giving up contracting --  10 acre farm --  near Annat School

Death - 039
DRYDEN - George,  has died   was road contractor,  and a farmer, and then a storekeeper ---

Meeting of Creditors  -  040
NEALE - Joseph,  of Leithfield, contractor, --- lots more ----

Nelson Tragedy  - 040a 
WALLIS,  LANE & BATEMAN -  bodies found near -- The Tophouse --  lots more ---

Death - 041
SMILES - Rev. Gideon,  one of the oldest pioneers of the Wesleyan missionaries ---   came from Bristol in -- 1889   ---


Monday 8 October 1894
Dunedin - 043
GODFREY - John Charles, died  -----

Tophouse Tragedy - Inquest -  043a, 43b,  043c, 043d
John Stephen LANE & William Henry WALLIS

Funeral write -up - 044
HARTLAND - John,  a guard on the Oxford railway line ---  lots more ---


Tuesday 9 October 1894
Fatalities -  046
GARLAND - an infant 3 weeks old,  --- at Parnell --
HOOD - Harry,  age 23 of Dunedin, drowned ---
WILLIAMS - Charles Godson,  Dunedin,  age 46,  died from an epileptic fit --

Bankruptcy - 047
GREGG - James, labourer, St Albans,  --  adjourned --

Land Sale - 048
MORSHEAD -  Mr J.T.P.  sold a farm of 228 acres at Lincoln  to  Messrs R. and J. LOCHHEAD, Leeston.

Land Transfer Notices -  049
DUNCAN - Alexander,  1 acre --  St Albans
MILLER - James,   10 perches --  Christchurch City
ORAM - Charles & May,  ----  2 lots,  Christchurch City
SKELTON - Thomas, 2 acres,  Woolston Borough --
SMYTH - John,  91 acres,  Selwyn district
WRIGHT - Elizabeth,  11 perches, 

Obituary - 050
MacGREGOR - Rev. James,  of Oamaru,  age 64,  ----

Lyttelton - 051
O'BRIEN - Mr who has taken the Lyttelton Hotel,  sell  furniture --   half acre of land and 2 houses --


Wednesday 10 October 1894
Meeting of Creditors - 052 & 053  & 054 & 055
BENNETTS -  A.W. sheep farmer,  of Norwood, since 1888, -- very long column

Auction Sale -  056
COATES - Mr G.W.  sold property at Prebbleton,  now selling furniture. ---

Property Sale - 057
MINCHENER - late Charles Walshingham,  lately occupied by Mr Frederick Overton,  290 acres at Lakeside, Ellesmere.

Dunedin - Missing Boys - 058
RUSSELL -  Joseph,   &
NORTH - James  &  GUILD,  missing in boat, been found, no boys ----

Dunedin - 058a
SILVERSTONE - Julius,  fruiterer, died --  leaves a widow and family

Missing Passenger -  059
TAYLOR - Mrs Nellie,   age 29,  missing during voyage between Dunedin & Christchurch --


Thursday 11 October 1894
Presentation -  061
CORLETT - Mr C.F. resigned from the Press Co.   starting own business ----

Wedding Write-up -  062  & 062a
HALL - COWLISHAW - Helen Cowlishaw & John Dryden Hall -- best man Wilfred Hall,  bridesmaids,
                Misses Ida & Grace Cowlishaw --   lots more ----

Dunedin - Inquest - 063
KENNY - Mrs Ann,  ----  death due to syncope --   more ---


Friday 12 October 1894
Fatalities -  065
AYERS - William,  fell of a scaffold,  in Wellington,  married with no family ---
LAURIG - Edric,  age 2yrs,  son of a settler at Clive,  died suddenly
SMITH - William,  age 44, a gum-digger at Pakatau,  died in hospital  ---
WARRILOW - Hannah,   inquest at Hastings ------

Napier - 066
HALLETT - James,  an old settler at Meanee,  died -----


Saturday 13 October 1894
Wellington - 068
BUCK - Mr George Green,  of Taita, age 76,  deceased one of 1st settlers to penetrate to the Wairarapa district.

Meeting of Creditors -  069
FRITH - Frank Bywater,  late of Halkett,  a baker,  ---   lots  more ---

Land Board - 070
McLEOD - Malcolm,  for section 36459,   1194 acres granted -- 
McWILLIAM - Mr A.  granted license to occupy a site  for temporary stables in Bealey Riverbed --- 

Obituary - 071
O'CONNOR - Miss Julia,  or Sister mary Magdala,  of the Dominican Convent ---   b. Co. Kerry, Ireland,
                sister of Mrs Richard Hoare, Timaru ---- age 41 ----

Inquest -  072
SMYTH - William,  at Kawakawa,  ----- died of injuries received in a fire in his whare,  no relatives in Colony ---

Rangiora - 073
WORSFOLD - Mr A.  ---  house burned down ----


Monday 15 October 1894
Dunedin -  074
ARCHER - Phyllis,  a domestic servant, single, age 20  --  body found on the beach ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  075
LEVY - Mr an accident at the railway at Morningside --  injured his shoulders ---
AYERS - a man,  was killed --  inquest --  "accidental death"

Fatality - 076
BELL - James,  head shepherd at Lake Station -- drowned at Lake Taylor ----

Dissolution of Partnership - 078
KERR & BARNETT - Nurserymen, Stanmore rd,    Barnett will carry on the business -----

Farewell Benefit -  079
READ - Mr C.  leaving for Australia ---

Obituary - 080
WATERS - Mr F.B.  Mayor of Greymouth,  died on Saturday morning.


Tuesday 16 October 1894
Fatality -  081
BELL - James,  on Sunday, employees of Lake Sumner Station  were washing their horses at Lake Taylor,   -----

Temuka - Fire - 083
GIBBS - furniture dealer,  and
ELLIOTT - photographer  both uninsured --  

Auckland -  084
HOPE - Minnie,  wife of George, a jockey at Napier,  fell out of a cab  -- later died -- 


Wednesday 17 October 1894
Dunedin -  Dental Exam results -  086
Robert Kidd,  Dunedin:   William Leatham,  Harry Kilgour,  George Murray,  Hugh Wright, all of Auckland.

Auction - 086a
GEBBIE'S estate -  3850 acres 

Fatalities -  087
SKINNER - Margaret,  married, age 72,  at South Dunedin,  died ----
WESTON - Thomas, age 70, fell dead while chopping wood,  at Masterton ---

Auckland - 088
MARMONT - John,  of Kumakariki,  house of 7 rooms burned down,  uninsured --- 

Hunua -  089
McLEAN - Andrew,  a settler,  6 roomed residence and 3 roomed cottage burnt down -- 


Thursday 18 October 1894
Lowburn - 091
DUGGAN - Constable Duggan, died suddenly  -- single, joined the force in 1882.

Fatalities - 092
MARTIN - Robert,  editor of the Daily Telegraph,  died suddenly . b. Lanarkshire, Scotland,  about age 50 . arr. 20 yrs ago --   unmarried ---
McDONALD - Edward,  farmer, of Pateroa, near Naseby,  accidentally killed ----
OLD - a man, farmer, at Lepperton dropped dead --

Obituary   - 093
WATERS - Mr F.B.   Mayor of this town  died --  (Greymouth) ----

Hokitika - 094
WOOD - James,  was felling trees --   died ---   


Friday 19 October 1894
Norwood - 095
BENNETTS - A.W.   selling estate of ---- 

Fatality - 097
JOHNSON -  age 4yrs dau. of J. Johnson,  Waituna,  was badly burned and died ---- 

Presentations -  098
McDOUGALL - Mr,  Christchurch Railway telegraph Office,  presented with a marble clock --- getting married --
PERKINS - Richard,  for 15yrs been employed by Messrs Milner & Thompson,  --- presented with a travelling bag --


Saturday 20 October 1894
Property Sale - 100
CRAW - Robert,  sell in Milton St, Sydenham   1 acre section.

For sale - 101
GRAHAM - Mr W. 10 acres at Upper Riccarton --- 7 roomed house ---

Auction - 102
MANNING - C.H. giving up his town residence at Cashel St,   and moving to New Brighton ------

Waimate - 103
MARQUIS - a man,  died on Thursday night  ---  inquest held ---

Lincoln - 104
MORSHEAD - Mr,  sold farm,  now selling long list of chattels ---

Music Exam results -  105
Sacred Heart Convent School -     Intermediate Division - 
Margaret Mary Loader:  Margaret Genevieve Hannan:  Ella O'Malley:  Mary Higgs:  Rose Richardson:  Rose Lee: 
            Wina Mahar:  Mary Ann Lee:  Mary Poff:  Mary Burke:  Mary Doyle: 

Junior Division - 
Katie Kenny:  Katie Philomena Young:  Katherine Mussen:  Julia O'Connell:  Annie Doyle:  Katie Garty: 
            Alice Mussen:  Cissie O'Brien:  Elsie Lonargan:  Annie Bayliffe:  Maggie O'Brien: 


Monday 22 October 1894
Fire -  107
HOPWOOD - Mrs,  at Burnside,   a 5 roomed house destroyed by fire ----

Fatality - 108
MARTIN - Carrick,  son of Mr R.B. Martin ---  body found ---

Hokitika - Fatalities -  109
McDONALD - J.  age 60  R.M.McDonald (age 18) 
KENNAIRD 
& GRAHAM  (both elderly) were crossing the river ---- lots more ----

Cromwell  -  110
McKERSIE - John,  a miner,  was shot dead near Bannockburn,  -- more ---

Auction  -  111
McKILLIGAN - late Mr,    selling  listed furniture and effects ----

Death -  112
OLSEN - John,  age 63, admitted to Christchurch Hospital and  died the following morning ----



Tuesday 23 October 1894
Accidents -  113
BIGGS - William,  aged 7 admitted to hospital  injured his left leg ---
LOCK - John,  admitted to hospital from Pigeon Bay --  suffering blood poisoning ---

Presentation - 115
FULLER - Miss L.  of the Kaiapoi Clothing Co.  leaving to get married ---

Death - 116
GRAHAM - William Smellie,  at Richmond Grange, London. one of Auckland's pioneer merchants in the 40's ----

Fatality - Nelson - 117
LORIMER - George,  a jeweller,  filed for bankruptcy --  has died ---

Inquest -  Dunedin - 118
McKERSIE - John ---  died from gunshot wound inflicted by Archibald Blue ---

Inquest -  119
OLSEN - John,  age 63,  wife Anna M.    and son Henry William,  -----  lots more ---

Inquests  -  120
MARTIN - a man,  found drowned ---  Dunedin
WINTON - Jane,  age 56,  wife of John,  porter,  died suddenly --  Napier ---


Wednesday 24 October 1894
Courtenay farm for Sale -  121
BARRETT -  John  2 farms of 400 acres and 300 acres  for sale,  occ. by Messrs George Addington  &  John Turner.

Clearing Sale at Annat  - 123
CORBETT - Robert,  giving up construction --   10 acres of land & construction equipment -- 

Valedictory -  Timaru - 124
LOVEGROVE - Dr  Timaru's oldest medical practitioner is about to visit Britain ---  

Inquest - 125
MAPPLE - infant dau. of Rose Mary Mapple  died on Sunday ---

Dunedin - Mining Tragedy - 126
McKERSIE - lots more about the tragedy ----

Presentations - 127
JONES - Joseph,  late station-master at Timaru  recently retired after 30yrs.
CUTTS - George,  manager of Middle Park stud farm     --  been visiting Christchurch ---

Death - 128
ROSE -  infant child of H.C. Rose,  died suddenly on Monday ---

Dunedin -  129
STUART - Hector,  age 62  manager of St Bathan's Co. claim, was killed yesterday by a fall of earth.

New Plymouth -  130
WATERHOUSE - Martin,  charged with deserting his wife and children at Masterton ----


Thursday 25 October 1894
Funeral write - up -  132
DIGNAN - Hon. P.   ----    took place this afternoon,  ----

Presentation - 133
SHINKWIN - Mr M.S.  staff member Christchurch Railway Station ---- transferred to Auckland --


Friday 26 October 1894
Meeting of Creditors -  135
RICHARDSON - Richard,  publican, Licensee of Richardsons Hotel for over 3yrs ---   long column --- 

Fire -  136
WILKS - 1 4 roomed cottage  in Waimate  destroyed by fire ---


Saturday 27 October 137
Napier -  137
BAKER - Henry, son of late Major baker, and stepson of late W. Bannatyne, of Wellington  died -- 

Auction -  139
BUTTON - Benjamin,  (deceased)  selling shop and dwelling, 

Lyttelton - 140
GILMOUR - Mr P.J.   selling  hotel furniture --- 

Inquest -  141  &  141a
LANE - John Stephen  & 
WALLIS - William Henry,  

Wellington -  142
McKERSIE - John --  lots more about the story ---


Monday 29 October 1894
Fatality -  148
GIBSON - Daniel Nathan,  died suddenly ---  more ---

Wellington - 151
MARTIN - Robert,  an elderly school teacher,  was found drowned ----

Obituaries - 151a
DIGNAN - Hon. Patrick,  a passenger by the Takapuna died suddenly -- 
McGIL - Peter, a miner of Milton,  a pioneer of Otago. ---
SMILES - Rev. Gideon,   one of the oldest pioneers of the Wesleyan missionaries in the north, came out from Bristol in 1839 ---- 

Death in England - 152
STITT - Mrs,  wife of Rev. John Stitt,  formerly incumbent of St Paul's, Thorndon --- was adopted daughter of Bishop Selwyn. 


Tuesday 30 October 1894
Oamaru - 154
FALCONER - Mrs G. age 67 yrs     -----  more --

Fatalities - 155
FITZGERALD - Patrick,  missing since 13 Oct.  --- body found --  father of Mrs Baker, Auckland,   age 64.
BRENNAN - William,  found dead in a whare near Karakara, --- 

Fatalities - 156
MORTON - Robert,  body found --  taught in schools in Wellington for 25 yrs -- 
HOWE - Mrs Charles,  an old settler,  came to Wellington 53 yrs ago

Inquest  - 157
GIBSON - Daniel Nathan,  a boy who died suddenly ------

Auckland - 158
HOVEY - John,  5 roomed house burned down -- 

Fire -  159
McGUINNESS - Mr D.  house burned down at Fairview ----

Deaths - 160
PATON
- Mr, father of Mr R. Paton,  hotel keeper at Hilltop  was found dead in his house ---
WIBERG - Mrs,   ---- died --- 

Obituary - 161
RHODES - William,  son of late R.H. Rhodes,  was killed in England,  age 24.


Wednesday 31 October 1894
Obituary - 162
BANKS
- Frederick,  an old resident --  of Miles & Co. age 69 --  b. England,  came here in 1857 from Melbourne,  ----   lots more ---

Bankruptcy - 164
FALLOON - Robert,  farmer of Spreydon,  -----

Fatalities -  165
RHODES - William Heaton,  son of late Mr R.H.  fell from a scaffold at Brasenose College --- 

Fatalities -  166
HAWTHORNE - James,  ----  commercial traveller ---  died  --
MORTON - Robert,  inquest ---  fell into the water --
TALL - Joseph,  fell in hold of the steamer Taieri -- died -- 
WIBERG - Mary,   inquest ---  died on Monday --- 

Lincoln -  167
MORSHEAD - Mr, farm sold,  list  live and dead stock for sale -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
16 March 2015
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