Lyttelton Times  -  Christchurch   -  September  1894

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Saturday 1 September 1894

Napier -  002
DOUGLAS - Jane,  age 24,  a servant staying at the Star Hotel ---   died ---

Meeting of Creditors -  003
EAGLE - James,  8 creditors present --  lots more ----

Meeting of Creditors -  004
KIDDEY - William Henry,  late hotelkeeper, Lyttelton. --- more ---

Presentation -  005
WEBB - Mr S.J.  transferring to Greymouth ----


Monday 3 September 1894
Obituary -  008
COKER - Mr J.E.  on 29 August,  age 62  --  born Bath, Somersetshire --   came to Lyttelton in "Mary Ann" of Bristol in 1861 -- 

Fatalities -  011
BETHUNE - Mr J. H. of Wellington,  died -- 
JOHNSTON - Capt.  died --   age 69  --
BURTON - Mrs  of Lower Hutt,  here for 77 yrs,  died, arr. Bay of Islands with her father Rev. Butler, aged 1yr.
TURNBULL - Mr George,  merchant of Dunedin,  died --  b. 1831 arr. Wellington early 50's -- 

Accidents &  Fatalities -  012
McKIBBIN - John, a farmer, near Arrowtown,    shot himself,  
ROSS -   wife of Mr W.R.  of Sefton, died suddenly after giving birth --- 

Obituary - 016
PEACOCK - Mrs,  wife of Hon. J. T. Peacock,  died at "Hawkesbury" Papanui Rd.  age 59,  celebrated their 40th wedd. ann on 17 August.
                     dau. of Mr Hickman, a London solicitor --  marr. in 1854 -- 

Obituary -  017
PORTER - Mr  born Glasgow, came to Auckland, age 11---  went to Otago goldfields --  also Thames goldfields ----- chairman Thames Drainage Board -----

Personal -  018
REES - Mr W.G.  stock inspector for the Ashburton district,  been promoted to the Hutt  district ---    

Southland Tragedy -  019
REYNOLDS -  Mr & Miss Lily  were shot dead  by HOOKER  who in turn shot himself  --  a very long story ---

Obituary - 020
SCHMIDT - Mr Wilhelm,  died 20 Aug. -- came here in the ship "Minerva" 30 -40 yrs ago --  was poundkeeper at Christchurch pound -- hotelkeeper  --  more ---

Furniture Sale -  021
SMITH -  Mr H.  at his res. 134 Kilmore st.  ----- a list of items --

Death - 022
King TAWHIAO -  the Maori  "Monarch"   died at  Parawera.   --   very long column ----


Tuesday 4 September 1894
Valedictory -  024
COOCH -  Mr J.T.   leaving Messrs E. Reece & Sons  to enter business in Leeston  and
WHITTAM  -  Mr James,   retiring from the firm after 30yrs with them ---
FOSTER - Mrs,  headmistress of  West Christchurch School  leaving for the Girls' High School.

Fatalities -  025
DEBOWERS - Frank, a seaman,  on steamer Glenelg,  fell overboard and drowned --  at Auckland
KIRK - George,  marr. shepherd --    Napier,  body found in creek --
HENRY - George,  age 12yrs,   died ---  at Dunedin --- more --

Fatalities -  026
BELL - Dr.  son of Mr Peter Bell,  died at Wanganui --
BINGHAM - Mr J.  a saloon passenger  died 2 Sept.  was 2nd master at Christchurch East School. ---- 
CULLEN - Jonathon,  died at Remuera,  age 63 leaves a widow and family.
REID - Hugh M.  died in Samoa,  son of Hugh M. Reid, Dunedin.

Accident -  027
HOULT - Mr T.  of Victoria St.  -- horse fell and rider broke his right leg --- 

Meeting of Creditors -  028
SANGSTER - A. hotelkeeper at Riversdale --   


Wednesday 5 September 1894
Valedictory -  030
COSTIN - Constable,  stationed at Rangiora for 9yrs leaving for Culverden --- 

Inquests - 031
BINGHAM - Mr  school teacher -- 
HENRY - boy  killed on the Roslyn tram line -- 

Fatality -  033
KNORPE - Mr C.B. assistant engineer in the Public Works,  died at Ngaruawhia ---

For Sale -  034
New Brighton Racecourse,   69 acres,  grand stand,  dining room and stable.

Partnership -  035
THOMPSON - Frederick William  and
TURRELL - Edward Marten,  entered partnership,  as surgeon dentists  ----


Thursday 6 September 1894
Masterton  -  036
ALEXANDER - Mr W.  builder and contractor at ---    died --  age 50 leaves a widow and 2 children ----

Meeting of Creditors -  038
DENTON - John,   farmer, Cheviot,  --  lots more ----

Fatalities -  039
JACKSON - Mrs Sarah,  age 88  died   at Halswell -- 
WILLS -  Henry  &  Samuel BRIERLEY,  ---  boat capsized still missing on Manakau Harbour -- 
A swagger name unknown  supposed drowned  in the Buller river near Tophouse, Nelson,  --- 

Funeral Write-up -  040
KAVANAGH - Hugh,  of Upper Riccarton,  born Co. Wicklow, Ireland, arr. Melbourne in 1856   --  

New Brighton Racecourse - 041
MACE -  Mr H.  sold   to  for 925pounds ---

Fatality -  042
REID - John Stuart,  son of Donald Reid   died --  age 37, 


Friday 7 September 1894
Presentation - 044
CONNAL - Mr W.J.  of -- Timaru,  transferring to Ashburton -- 

Deaths  -  045
AVERY -  child of  Alfred,  Whakapirau, 
EASTON - George,  an old settler,  age 75,  came to Wellington from Glasgow in 1840 by ship "Blenheim" 
SCOTT - John,  of Mangere,  age 86,  came here by "Duchess of Argyll"  in 1842

Meeting of Creditors -  047
RIDSDALE - Richard,  manufacturing confectioner of Christchurch ----  more ----

Auction -  048
SIRRETT - Alfred,  at Le Bons Bay,  75 acres,  RS 25209  and 25210 ----  6 roomed house ---

Wellington - 049
WESTFIELD - Jane,   found dead in her bed,  found by her sister Ann LANE --  age 58,  born London -- been here 20yrs.


Saturday 8 September 1894
Napier -  051
HISLOP - John,  sen. an old settler ages 82,  died today at Napier ---
HESLOP - John   founder of A & P show here,  2 articles 2 different spellings in paper.

For Sale at Auckland -  052
JAGGER - Mr S.  Waiwera Sanatorium Baths, Hotel (60 rooms)   and 7 cottages  on 781 acres ---

Obituary - 053
PARKERSON - Mrs Emma,  wife of late Dr Burrell Parkerson,  age 85   ----


Monday 10 September 1894
Wedding Anniversary -  054
AGAR - Mr & Mrs George,   2 of the oldest res. in Lyttelton,  -- 35th ann. --

Funeral Write - up -  055
BINGHAM - Thomas,  --  died while returning form Sydney, --- Linwood cemetery -- 

Fatalities -  057
McCLELLAND -  wife of Mr S.  baker, Timaru,  died suddenly -- 
SOMMERVILLE - James,  age 15,  son of  storekeeper at Appleby,  ----at McCallum's sawmill --  
TOLHURST -   Arthur,  son of Mr G.E.  -- died  --  injured in a football match ---

Obituary - 058
MARTIN - Mrs Mary,  age 81 --  family all born Dudley Port, South Staffordshire,  -- came out - in 1858 --

Death -  059
McGREGOR - Mrs, wife of Mr A.I.  formerly member for Akaroa,  died --  funeral took place --  


Tuesday 11 September 1894
Naseby -  061
GIBSON -  John,  a swagger,   died ----

Wellington -  062
HALSE - Mrs,  widow of Henry Halse,  Judge of Native Court Land Court -- died ---


Wednesday 12 September 1894
Winton - 064
CODY -  Bridget,  an old woman ---   hopeful of recovery ---

Bankruptcy - 065
HARDAKER - Eri,  of Sydenham,  engine driver ----     wife and 7 children  came here in 1883

Waiwera Estate -  066
JAGGER -  Mr S.  sell,  comprises hotel,  60 rooms,  natural hot baths  7 cottages,  781 acres of land ---

Le Bon's Bay -  067
SIRRETT - Alfred, in occupation of  75 acres  RS. 25209 and 25210   6 roomed house ---  for auction ----


Thursday 13 September 1894
Deaths  - 070
BURNABY -  Dr.  an American lecturer,   died  at Gisborne ---
YOUNG - John W.  1st officer of American barque Mary Hasbrouck  died suddenly --  Auckland

Partnership Notice -  071
THOMPSON - Frederick William  & 
TURRELL -  Edward Marten --   into partnership as surgeon dentists.

Personal -  072
POTTS - Walter,  manager of Bank of NSW in Amberley  transferring to Sydney ---

Bankruptcy -  073
QUINN -  David,  labourer, Tekoa, Barry's Bay ---

Presentations -  074
GOLDSTONE - Mr C.J.  master of  Waitohi School    been appointed 2nd master at Waimate School, 
SEAGER - Walter,  guard on Sumner tram   -- getting married -- 


Friday 14 September 1894
Fatality -  076
MERRITT - Orlando,  son of Mr R. Merritt,  of Sydenham,  age 14,  -- died ---

Obituary -  077
MOORE - Mrs,  wife of Mr R. arr. here in 1st 4 ships, the Randolph,  with her father Mr Richard WOODFORD   ---

Inquest -  Auckland - 078
YOUNG -  John W.  ----  chief officer ----


Saturday 15 September 1894
Amberley -  080
DALGLEISH - Miss (leaving for England)  selling   farm at Leithfield,  72 acres -- 

Upper Riccarton -  081
DOELL -  Mr Frank,  selling  5 acres  and 6 roomed 2 storey house,  and 4 roomed cottage  ----

Land Board -  083
HAYES - Teresa,  ---  section 31 ----  Cheviot survey district -- 6acres
SUTHERLAND - Barbara,  section 30 ----  Cheviot survey district -- 3 roods
SINCLAIR - Margaret,  section 31 --Cheviot survey district -- 1 acre


Monday 17 September 1894
Fatalities -  085
DEBOWERS - a seaman on the "Glenelg"  drowned at Onehunga wharf ---
GOODFELLOW - Elizabeth,  ---  died ----

Inquest -  086
MERRITT - Orlando,  died Thursday --  accidental death --  lots more ----

Funeral at Kaiapoi -  087
MOORE -  Mrs R. on Sat. aft.  ---- all shops were closed during the passage of the procession.


Tuesday 18 September 1894
Fatalities -  089
ANDERSON - Charles Henry, age 18 -- killed at -- Kaipara by a tree falling on him --
MACKAY - R. discharge papers found in pocket of coat on beach at Nukukaru,  of the wrecked schooner Christine ---
GALLAGHER - Julia,  age 6, drowned in Muddy Creek near St Bathans -- 
BECK - William,  found drowned in lake at Kaitangata.
GRANT - Charles,  age 51,  died at Crookston ----

Accidents &  Fatalities -  090
MURRAY - Jane, a little girl,  was bit in the face by a dog.
SWINNERTON  -  John Jesse,  age 64,  died suddenly --  lived in Auckland --  visiting brother Joseph ---
FORRESTER - John,  driving a horse -- bolted --   bruised --
GOODFELLOW - Elizabeth,   ---     inquest --  

Obituary - 090a
HART - Hon. Robert M.L.C.  died --  age 87 --  51 yrs in Wellington -- 

Auction -  091
MOORHOUSE - David Addman,  land 24 perches   in Simeon st, Spreydon -- 

Death -  092
WESTON - Mr Henry Warwick  of firm Messrs T.W.Weston & Co. Barristers & Solicitors  --  age 24 -- 


Wednesday 19 September 1894
Wellington -  094
BRANTING - a man, aged 35,  found dead -- 

Inquest -  095
SWINNERTON - John Jesse.   died at Addington cemetery -- 


Thursday 20 September 1894
Wellington -  097
HART - Robert,  M.L.C.     funeral this morning --- 
BRANTING - Dr. Carl,  found dead in the Tramway Hotel --   formerly of Otaki --

Death - 098
STEWART - J.C.  a steerage passenger by the Mararoa  from Wellington,  landed here ill ---


Friday 21 September 1894
Fatalities -  100
WATSON - Alexander,   fell off a waggon --  died ----

Personal -  101
SANDSTEIN - A.C.  son of Mr M. Sandstein -- passed  1st professional at Edinburgh University ---

Funeral -  102
WESTON - Henry W.    -- at Papanui Cemetery -- --  more --


Saturday 22 September 1894
Fatalities -  104
FRANKLIN - Patrick --   was accidentally killed  ---  
HARRIS -  Alice Ann,  Kihikihi  --  inquest --
DUNCAN - Mr R.J. auctioneer,  --  died suddenly ---


Monday 24 September 1894
Accidents105
HICKMOTT
-   son of  Mr Hickmott,  fruiterer,   was saved from drowning ----
BETEL -  a newspaper runner   suffered a broken collar bone ---

Missing Friends -  107
CHLAUSEN -  Jens & Neils,  Danes by birth,  and seamen,  --- 

Fatality -  108
CLEAVER - Sidney,  a cross-counrty rider  age 24,  had a fatal accident at Palmerston North ---

Valedictory -  109
POTTS - Walter,  of Amberley,  manager for last 4 yrs of Bank of NSW ----

Whangaroa -  110
WHAKAPA - Te Wai,  age 21 -- inquest  ---


Tuesday 25 September 1894
Wellington - 112
FLETCHER - Mr,   a saloon passenger on Ionic,  died  -- was London manager of Chambers' Publishing Co.  has brother and sister in Dunedin.

Blenheim -  114
GILL - William,  working on Hillersden Station   died  from burning scrub ---  more --

Obituary -  115
HARDY-JOHNSTON - Thomas Masterman,  M.I.C.E.  died --  age 78.  arr. here 1873 --   son of Capt. E. Johnston, R.N.  ---  leaves a family
                            of a wife and 5 daughters and 3 sons  --  Avonside Cemetery --   lots more of his working life.

Inquest -  116
SLACK - Cecilia,  8mth child of Mr W. Slack,    ---   had whooping cough.


Wednesday 26 September 1894
Fires -  118
PROVIS - Mr, of Customs dept. home destroyed  at Napier ----
MACEY - photographer,  SHAW, chemist, HARDING, jeweller, HENNESSY, hairdresser.   at Blenheim premises destroyed by fire
ALLAN -  William,  house burnt down at Dunedin ---

Valedictory - 119
REDDINGTON -  Mr M.W.  of Railway dept. transferred  from Rolleston ---


Thursday 27 September 1894
Accidents -  120
BLOOMFIELD - Henry,  on a visit from Sydney, was out riding at Birdling's Flat -- had accident --
NEWBURY - Mr Phil,   rowing in the river ---    capsized,  no injuries ----

Bankruptcy -  122
CAVALIERI - Felix,  labourer of Le Bon's Bay ---

Accidents & Fatalities -  123
COOPER -  a woman missing   thought she may have drowned ---
HAIN - a boy of 1yr son of Mr Alexander hain, Invercargill  ---  died ---

Presentation - 124
IVENS -  Rev. W.G.  leaving district for Rangiora ---


Friday 28 September 1894
Accidents & Fatalities -  126
GADSBY - Joseph,  a settler at Tutaikaru, Gisborne,  -   drowned ---
O'MALLEY - Patrick,  a swagger,  taken ill at Rakaia Gorge ---

Napier -  127
PIRANI - Mr H.C.  known in the Press circles  died  age 77  --- 

Auction -  128
SWIFT - Mr,  leaving for the North Island,  selling  listed chattels ----


Saturday 29 September 1894
Property Sale -  131
GREEN - Alfred,  estate of ---  at Waltham   38 p. land,  house of 4 rooms   and chattels.

Auckland Property -  132
HANCOCK - Thos.    property known as  "The Wharf Hotel"    on Queen st & Mill Lane ---  

Presentation -  133
HODGSON - Mrs,  at Temuka,  presented with a handsomely-mounted   marmalade jar. --

Auction -  134
KEW - Mrs,  leaving for England,  --  long list of chattels ---

Land Board -  135
AHERN - Michael, section 17 ---  Ashburton Survey District  10 acres
FARMER
- Henry, sections 12 & 13,  Cheviot Survey district   8 acres
HADLER - William,  section 25,  Cheviot Survey district   1 acre
HEALEY - William H.   section 2,  Alford Survey District 5 acres.
MADDOCK - Richard,  section 12,  Leeston Survey District,  200 acres
PETHERAN -  William,  section 28,   Cheviot Survey district   1 acre
QUIGLEY - Andrew,  section 34,  Leeston Survey District,  35 acres
VINCENT - Edward,   section 3,  Alford Survey District

Obituary -  136
POHIO - William Tuna,  age 25,  grandson of Horomona Pohio --   died at Timaru on Wednesday -- 

Property Auction -  137
WEBSTER - John,  decided not to return to New Zealand,    situated in Springfield Rd,   7 roomed house --  1 acre ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
18 February 2015
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