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Monday 1 October  1894
Accidents & Fatalities  001
CARNELL  - A son of Mr S. Carnell, M.H.R.  fell into the water when going on board the Corinna  at Napier on Saturday. ----- 
                        one of the people on the launch eventually jumped in and rescued him
OGILVIE  - On Saturday evening a fatal accident happened,  whereby Mrs Ogilvie,  an old resident here,  76 years f age,  was killed. 
                        She fell over the sea wall on the Haven Road  -----   an inquest will be held.

Accidents & Fatalities   002
DUNCAN   and  CARL  -  Shortly before the start of the Cross Country Steeplechase at Sumner on Saturday afternoon,  -----
                              Messrs A. Duncan  and W. Carl were in the sulky at the time,  but escaped  unhurt  -----------
McKERNIN  - on Saturday evening a man named McKernin  fell off the Sumner tram  near St Peter's Church,  and fractured his collar-bone badly. --------
UNWIN  -   a boy named Unwin was admitted to the hospital yesterday morning  ------   fractured foot, ----- fall from a horse on the Papanui road,  on Saturday
CLARKSON  -  Mr J. Clarkson  slipped while gathering mussels from under the timbers under the Moody Wharf,  Timaru  on Saturday ------- 
                        fortunately 2 gentlemen  were on the wharf at the time ----   Clarkson was nearly exhausted when he was given the rope.


Tuesday  2 October  1894

Funeral     - 003
De TROY 
-   late Mr W. de Troy and his daughter took place at Rangiora yesterday afternoon,  and despite very bad weather there
                             was a large attendance ------  the remains were buried side by side in the Church of England cemetery
                             and the Rev H.  East conducted the service at the graves.

Fielding  - Fire   - 004
WOODING  -  a fire  in Manchester street, this morning destroyed Worsfold's boarding-house,  premises of Wooding, 
                                watchmaker,  and Attwood,  photographer        -----  Pollock  the owner,  

Fatalities  005
HINANAHI  -named Hamuera Hianahi  was thrown from his horse at Tologa  Bay on Saturday,  and died the
                            same night.  The Natives have removed the body to Whangara.
NASH  - a  settler living near Timaru,  James Nash,  a single man  45 years of age,  was found dead last evening --


Wednesday  3 October  1894

Inquest 006
NASH - James, age c. 40yrs.  single,  -----


Saturday  6  October  1894 
  
page 4
Oxford - 007
HARTLAND - Mr John,  guard on railway --   died ---

An Unfortunate Child  - 008
WEST  - Samuel West,  a child aged 4 yrs,  ------brought up by Mrs BARRY,  who had kept it for nearly 4 yrs,  
                        the child was committed to the Burnham Industrial School.


Tuesday   9 October  1894
Wellington -009
WILLCOX - Henry,  res. 40 yrs died this morning ---


Wednesday  10 October  1894
Accidents & Fatalities   -  010
 MARTIN  - Hans Martin met an accident at Southbridge yesterday afternoon.  -------  fractured his left leg. --
SILVERSTONE -  Mr Julius, fruiterer of Dunedin,  died  ---


Thursday  11 October  1894
Wedding  write up -  011
COWLISHAW - Miss Helen , dau. of Mr W. P Cowlishaw to Mr John Dryden Hall, son of Sir John Hall, Hororata --- lots more --

Napier  -     012
HALLETT
   -James Hallett,  an old settler at Meanee,  -------

Accidents & Fatalities -  013
AYERS 
-William, a labourer,  killed   ----------  the man was married but had no family.
KENNY - Mrs Ann,  died  -  inquest Dunedin
WARRILOW  -   at the inquest on Hannah Warrilow last night,  -----   


Friday 12 October 1894
Accidents & Fatalities  -  014
SMITH 
- William,  44,  a gum digger at Pakatua,  near Kaikohe ------     Auckland Hospital,  -- died.
MURDOCH  -  Annie, was admitted to hospital last evening suffering from injuries to her head  -----
FRASER  -  Miss Fraser and the 3 lads at present in the hospital suffering from injuries ---

Licensee -   015 &   015a
McNAMARA - Mr  licensee of the City Hotel  -- fined ----

Meeting of creditors  -   016
SMITH   -   Frank Bywater    - a long column ------  email for a copy


Saturday 13  October  1894

Inquest -   017
AYERS - man killed at the Govt. Insurance Building ---- 

Accidents & Fatalities -    018
LEVY  - 
Mr,  -a railway accident occurred at the crossing at Morningside,  when Mr Levy, a settler of Waikaimiti,  and Mrs Dickson  --
MULLIGAN  - William,  who left Petone,  ---  not far from the station where Mulligan was employed.
SMITH  - as Mr L.J,  confectioner of Barbadoes street, ---  his trap was capsized and both shafts broken.  Mr Smith escaped unhurt.
                         --------  the accident occurred at Butcher's Ford. 
WATERS  -   Mr F.B.Waters,  Mayor of Greymouth,  --- died this morning.

Obituary -      019
O'CONNOR - Miss Julia,  or Sister Mary Magdala,  b. Co. Kerry, Ireland,  sister of Mrs Richard Hoare, Temuka --   age 41.

Rangiora Fire -  020
WORSFOLD - Mr A.  -- house burned down -- 


Monday  15 October  1894
Accidents & Fatalities  - 021
HANNING  &   LOUDEN   -  
the Master, Captain W. Hanning,  and a crew of 3 men.  One was David Louden, 
                            the other 2 men were known as George  and Charley. ------
HOPE -  wife of George, accidentally fell out of a cab -------  taken to a house owned by Julia Wilson. ---  she died
BELL  - James, swam his horse into  Lake Taylor, 3 times  ----- the body was recovered 2 hours later.  -----

Temuka  -  Fire  -      022
WRIGHT -a fire at Temuka last night destroyed 4 shops, the property of MrJ.W.Wright Opawa. 


Tuesday 16 October  1894

Auckland  -  inquest  -  023
HOPE  -
Mrs Minnie,  wife of a jockey at Napier,  ------
SKINNER  -  Margaret,  a married woman,  age 72 of South Dunedin,  died  -----------


Wednesday  17 October  1894
Fatalities  -  024
WESTON -  Thomas,  of Masterton,  aged 70  ---  died
OLD  -   a man named Old,  a farmer at Lepperton, New Plymouth ,  dropped dead --
PYNE  - Mrs Pyne,  wife of Mr Pyne,  plumber, was seriously injured. ---------   lots more
BERTRAM - George,  wounded -- 

Napier  -  obituary   -   025
MARTIN  - Robert,  editor of the Daily Telegraph,  died suddenly ------- b. Lanarkshire, Scotland,  age 50  arr.here 20 years ago. unmarried

Dunedin  -  025
DUGGAN 
-  Constable Duggan died suddenly while on duty in the Lowburn district.  ------- single, and joined the force in 1882.

Bankruptcy   -   026
SPENCER   ---  in the estate of Robert Spencer,  working jeweller,  Christchurch,  -------   lots  more.


Thursday  18 October  1894 
Accidents & Fatalities -  027
JOHNSON  -  a child, age 4  daughter of J.Johnson,  Waituna,   badly burned on Tuesday -----   died last night.
SMITH  -  J. Smith,  had his left hand badly scorched  ------   in his tent at Cheviot.  --------

Christchurch  - 028
PYNE  - Mrs Pyne,---  to be slightly better,  though still in a very serious condition.


Saturday  20 October  1894

Wellington  - 029
DELANEY - Albert,  late of the Trocadero,  ----------

Obituary - 
030
DIGNAN  -
Hon Patrick Dignan M.L.C. a passenger by the Takapuna,   died . ------ 
Dr. RICHARDS  -   Dr Richards  for 17 years in practice  Hawera,  died this morning.  ---------


Monday 22 October  1894
Fatalities  -    031
WINTON  -  Jane,  aged 56  wife of John,  railway porter,  died --Railway Station,--
MARTIN - inquest,  male,  found drowned ----

Dunedin  -  032
 McGILL 
-  Mr Peter,  a miller,  of Milton,  he was one of the pioneer settlers of Otago.

Cromwell   - 033
 McKERSIE 
- John, was shot dead near Bannockburn,  -- at 11 am on Saturday.  ----  lots more

Inquest  -   034
 OLSEN
  - John,  died Sat. age 63  --------- son,   Henry William Olsen,  wife Anna M.

Hokitika  -  Boating fatality  -   035
McDONALD
-  J.  age 60,      
McDONALD - R.  age 18 
KENNAIRD &
GRAHAM   ----crossing the river ----- 

  
Wednesday  24 October  1894  

Accidents & Fatalities -  036
MAPPLE 
-  infant,  dau. of Rose Mary Mapple.  ------
STREIN  -  Robert,  working on  Mr John HOLMES property at Methven, ----

Bankruptcy -     037
NORTH  -  Alfred Augustus,  collector,   ---------


Friday  26 October  1894  -

Napier  -   038
BAKER  - Henry, accidentally fell out of a window and died --  an inquest will be held.

Waimate  -  Fire  -   039
WILKS 
- Mrs Wilks,  and her 2 children were the only occupants. ----------


Saturday  27 October  1894  

Accidents  -   040
DRURY
-  Mr Drury's  horse --  took fright and bolted,  no damage to the cab
FINNERTY  -  Mr Finnerty,  managed to get into a water tank in front of Burke's Hotel.  
HOPKINS  - Benjamin, fell out of a cart this morning -----    taken to hospital.


Monday  29 October  1894

Accidents & Fatalities -       041
HOPKINS  -  Benjamin, about10 years,  son of a fish-dealer,  -- bad cut to knee
GIBSON - Daniel Nathan,  age 15,   son of Mr James Gibson,  died suddenly ---an inquest will be held  -  
McQUILLAR   -   Mary, of Linwood,  was taken to hospital  -----   caused by a fall -----
PATON - Mr,  father of Mr R. Paton,  hotelkeeper of Hill Top,  Akaroa  -   found dead   --------

Fatalities -     042
SMITH  -
  found on the farm of the late Gabriel Smith,  Mangere.  The body has not yet been identified.
MARTIN  - Robert, a school teacher,  found drowned in the vicinity of Jervois Quay today. ----------


Tuesday  30  October  1894

Bankruptcy  -  043
FALLOON
  -  Robert Falloon of Spreydon,  farmer,  -----------

Inquest  -     044
GIBSON  -
  Daniel Nathan  Gibson,  a boy who died suddenly after  racing with his brother on Sunday evening.  ------------

Wellington  -  inquest  -  045
MORTON 
- Robert Morton,  --  fell into the water at Wellington,  apoplectic fit, accidentally drowned.

Westport  -  045
 HAWTHORNE  -
   James Hawthorne,  a well-known commercial traveller of Wellington,   -------   died in the hospital ----

Invercargill  -  045
TALL 
-  Joseph,  who sustained a compound fracture of the skull through being knocked down the hold of the steamer Taieri,  died in the hospital today.

Ship "Wairarapa"  - 046
overdue from Sydney,  long list of names of passengers ---


Wednesday  31 October  1894  

Meeting of creditors  -   047
 LACE 
-  John,  sawmiller of View Hill, Oxford, North Canterbury,  -------  a very long column.   email for a copy.

Inquest  -  048
WIBERG 
-  an inquest was held  -----  the death of Mary Wiberg,  who died Monday afternoon.  -----   death was due to paralysis of the heart. --------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
19 May 2007

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