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Monday 2 March 1896
Birth  -  001
CLAYTON -  on 29 Feb at Rangiora  to wife of Dr G. S.Clayton  -  a son.

Marriages  -  001
BLACKBURNE - LANPHIER - on 15 January at -- Alford, by Rev. S. Blackburne, father of the bridegroom, assisted by Rev, A.S.P.Blackburne, 
                                                brother of the bridegroom  and  ---  Stewart Shirley Blackburne, of Christchurch, New Zealand   to  Mabel Lizzie, 2nd dau of                                                        
                                                    Richard Lanphier, M.B. of Alford, Lincolnshire.
BUTLER - LAWRENCE -  on 27 Feb. at --Joseph William, only son of late Elisha Butler of Timaru  to  Florence louise, eld. dau. of Alfred Lawrence, Chch

Deaths  -  001
COOK -  on 29 Feb at Leithfield,  Arthur Gordon, eld. son of Michael & Ann Cook, Leithfield,  age 5 years 9mths.
DUDLEY -  on 28 Feb at Kaiapoi,  suddenly,  Agnes Jane, relict of  Charles Dudley,  in her 80th year.
MOODY -  on 29 Feb at Junction st,  Woolston,  David Moody,  aged 73.
MURRAY -  on 29 Feb. James Murray,  of New Brighton Hotel, late of County West Meath,  Ireland,  aged 32 years.  drowned in a boating accident.
TRIGGS -  on 29 Feb at Gloucester st,  Linwood,  Harold,  infant son of Albert & Daisy Trigg,  aged 6 weeks.
WARNER -  at New Brighton,  W.F.Warner,  in his 61st year.


Tuesday 3 March 1896
Births  -  007
BALDWIN -  on 29 Feb at Durham st, Sydenham,  to wife of late G.S.Baldwin - a daughter
MOLLOY -  on 27 Feb at the Queen's Hotel,  Cashel st,  to wife of J.Molloy - a son.

Marriage  -  007
PAGE -  SAUNDERS - on 2 March at West Melton, by ---- Samuel, youngest son of William Page  to  Sarah, eld. dau. of Alfred Saunders.

Deaths  -  007
BIRMINGHAM - on 2 March at her res.  Darwin st, Sydenham,  Bridget,  bel. wife of Mr Patrick Birmingham,  aged 36 years.
DOOLAN - on 2 March at 75 Kingsley st, Sydenham,  Richard York Doolan,  late Chief detective,  in his 65th year.
MATHESON -  on 14 Jan. at Ullapool,  Ross-shire, Scotland, Janet McLennan, relict of Murdo Matheson,  Ullapool
                        and bel. mother of Kenneth Matheson,  The Hall, Christchurch.


Wednesday 4 March 1896
Birth  - 010
DEAN - on 2 March at Springfield rd  to wife of Bart.C.Dean - a son.

Marriage  -  010
HOARE - LAWLOR - on 18 Feb at ---  John Pithfield , 2nd son of late Henry Hoare  to  Kate, eld. dau of Joseph Lawlor,  both of Christchurch, 
                            Melbourne papers please copy.

Deaths  -  010
MANSON -  on 3 March at Kain's Hill,  Teddington,  Margaret,  6th dau. of late Samuel Manson,  aged 36 years.
WILSON -  on 3 March at Kaiapoi,  by accident,  Clifton Kerr, young. son of Isabella Jane & Thos. Wilson,  aged 2 years.


Friday 6 March 1896
Deaths  -  015
DARROCH -  on 5 March at Waikari,  Marion,  2nd dau. of Robert & Grace Darroch,  aged 22 years.
HALLIDAY -  on 4 March at his res.  Byron st, Sydenham,  John,  bel. hus. of Mary Halliday,  on his 57th birthday.

In Memoriam  -  015
ASHWORTH -  Elizabeth,  died 6 March 1885  -  inserted by son, daughter -in-law and grandchildren.  also a poem


Saturday 7 March 1896
Birth  - 018
ANDERSON -  on 2 March at 124 Colombo st,  Sydenham,  to wife of Dr R.W.Anderson  -  a son.


Monday 9 March 1896
Birth  -  019
MORGAN -  on 7 March at Ferry rd,  Sydenham,  to wife of Mr J.L.Morgan  -  a son.

Death -  019
DUNHAM -  on 8 March at Bowen st,  Sydenham,  Elizabeth,  bel. wife  of Samuel Dunham,  in her 61st year.


Tuesday 10 March 1896
Births  - 021
LEDSHAM - on 9 March at Richmond  to wife of P.Ledsham - a son.
WARREN - on 6 March at Waireka Farm,  Greendale,  to wife of J.W.Warren -  a son.

Death  -  021
BOURN -  on 9 March at Timaru,  Amy,  wife of Charles  Bourn,  aged 61 years.

In Memoriam  -  021
McGRATH -  Agnes,  dear mother  died Spring Creek, West Oxford,  on 10 March  1895  ----   also a poem.

Funeral Notice  -  024
DERBIDGE -  Emily,  dau. of Mr E. Derbidge,  to leave his res. -- Lyttelton  for Church of England Cemetery,  at 3pm tomorrow, Wednesday


Wednesday 11 March 1896
Birth  -  027
TOBIN - on Tuesday 10 march at the Vicarage, Amberley  to wife of Rev. C.A.Tobin - a son.

Deaths - 027
DAVENPORT - on 17 Jan. at Booleroo Whim Public School, Australia,  Eliza Jane, wife of Henry Samuel Davenport and dearly loved sister of Margaret                                        
                        D.Watson (nurse) Christchurch, NZ
DERBIDGE -  on 10 March at Lyttelton,  Emily,  bel. dau. of Edward and Lucy Derbidge,  age 18 years.
HARRISON -  on 10 March at Burwood,  Willie,  loved little one of Joseph & Jenny Harrison,  aged 7 years.
HATCHWELL -  on 9 March at Lyttelton,  little Dorothy,  aged 4 and half years,  dearly loved child of Robert & Ellen Hatchwell.
HINDLEY -  on 10 March at her res. 128 Peterborough st,  Harriet,  bel. wife of Ignatius F.Hindley,  aged 68 years.


Saturday 14 March  1896
Birth -  032
HALL -  on 8 March at Cashel st, Christchurch,  to wife of R.Hall -  a son.

Death  -  032
TURTON -  on 13 March at Glencairn,  111 Hereford st, Linwood,  Joseph Whitehead,  dearly bel. son of Annie & late Frederick Walker Turton, late Hororata,
                    in his 32nd year

Funeral Notice  -  033
RUSSELL  -  Arthur,    A.O.F. Court Woodford, No 6583,  Kaiapoi,  to attend the funeral of their late Brother,   tomorrow Sunday at 2-30pm


Monday 16 March 1896
Marriage  -  035
BENNETT - NIVEN - on Wed. 11 March at --- Oamaru,  George William, eld. son of late George Bennett, of 44 Holland Park, W. London  to  Ethel, eld.dau
                                    of J.D.Niven,  Oamaru.


Tuesday 17 March 1896
Birth  -  038
FAIRWEATHER -  on 16 March at Mrs gardner's,  Cleveland,  Cust,  to wife of F.E.Fiarweather  -  a son,  stillborn.

Marriage  -  038
HOOKHAM  -  HARRIS - on 19 Feb at res ----  Henry Thomas, only son of Henry Hookham,  Fendalton  to  Annie, young. dau. of W.A.Harris,  Papanui.

Deaths  -  038
HARDY -  on 15 March at his res.  Bryndwr,  John,  be;. hus. of Clara Ann Hardy,  aged 39 years.
THOMAS -  on 16 March at Christchurch,  Edith Mabel, be. dau. of Robert & Fannie Thomas,  of West Melton,  in her 14th year.

In Memoriam -  038
HANDS -  Henry Hands,  dearly loved hus.  ---   died 17 March 1895  ------


Wednesday 18 March 1896
Marriage  -  040
CLARKE -  COX - on 16 March at ---  William Robert, only son of William Robert Clarke, of Pickmere, Cheshire, England  to  Christiana,
                    7th dau. of William Cox, Sydenham.

Deaths -  040
HOLMES -  on 17 March at her res. 102 St Asaph st,  Christchurch,  Julia,  bel. wife of John Holmes, on her 42nd birthday ----
THOMPSON -  on 17 March at "Haigh"  Bligh's rd, Papanui,  Charles,  young. son of J.M. Thompson,  aged 18 years and 4mths.


Thursday 19 March 1896
Birth  -  043
EDWARDS -  on 17 March at Avonhead,  Riccarton to wife of Bethan Edwards  -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  043
BLAKE - BARKER - on 12 March at ----  Edwin Blake, of Belfast  to  Kate, 2nd dau. of James Wilson Barker,  of Sheffield, England.
HUNT - LOWRY -  on 11 March at -- Henry George,  eld. son of Mr George Hunt, Christchurch  to Jessie,  eld. dau. of Mr John Lowry,  Razorback,  Auckland.


Friday 20 March 1896
Marriages  -  046
DAGGER - ROBERTSON - on 3 March at ---  Robert G. 2nd son of Thos. Dagger, North-east Valley  to Alice May, 2nd dau. of Jas. Robertson, late                                                        
                        H.M.Customs, Dunedin.
LABATT - ROWE - on 11 March at --- Auckland,   Andrew Mountjoy,  4th son of Rev Andrew T.Labatt, Blunsdon, Wiltshire, England  to  Gertrude Constance,                                    
                            2nd dau. of late Rev John Webb Rowe,  of Farncombe, Surrey,  and of Temuka.


Saturday 21 March 1896
Birth - 048
HAMILTON - on 12 March at Palmeston North  to wife of C.H.Hamilton  -  a daughter.

Marriages  -  048
KETTLEWELL - ALLAN - on 19 March at ---  George Kettlewell  of Bradford  to  Molly, 2nd dau. of Mr Robert Allan.
MURCHIE -  -  HARPER - on 2 March at res ---  John,  eld. son of John Murchie,  Woodend  to  Amie Maria, 4th dau. of John Harper, North rd,  Kaiapoi.


Monday 23 March 1896
Deaths  -  050
DAVIDSON - on 21 March at her res.  Hanmer st,  Linwood,  Jessie, eld. dau. of late Donald davidson,  Forres, Morayshire, Scotland,  in her 34th year.
TYSON -  on 21 March at Ratcliffe rd, Styx,  William,  son of Abraham Tyson,  aged 13mths.


Tuesday 24 March 1896
Birth -  051  page 2
STONE -  on 21 March at Methven  to wife of J.H.Stone  -  a son.

Death  - 051  page 2
STEPHENS -  on 16 March at Christchurch, (interred in St John's Cemetery, Invercargill)  Percy Langrish Stephens,  Bristol, England,  aged 28 years.

Death  -  053   page 3
MANN -  on 24 March at Brookhampton,  Holly rd,  St.Albans,  John, dearly be. hus. of Alice Mann  in his 59th year.


Wednesday 25 March 1896
Marriage  -  054
NEILL - MANSON -  on 26 Feb at - Gebbie's Valley, Wm H. eld. son of W.Neill,  Greenpark  to  Frances Emily, young. dau. of John Manson,  Gebbie's Valley.

Deaths  -  054
DUNNAGE -  on 24 March at Avonside,  William Dunnage,  aged 62 years.
PRICE -  on 24 March,  Harriet,  wife of Charles Price,  Upper Riccarton,  aged 71 years.

Funeral Notice  -  056
DUNNAGE -  William,  will leave his res. Hanmer st, Avonside on Thursday 26th  at 2-30pm  for the Avonside Cemetery.


Thursday 26 March 1896
Death  -  057
YOUNG -  at res. of her son, at Fairlie,  Grace,  bel. wife of James Young, sen.  of St Andrew's  ------


Friday 27 March 1896
Deaths  -  060
ANDREWS -  on 23 March at Mrs Raddon's papanui,  Douglas,  only child of S. and M.R. Andrews,  aged 4mths.
GUALTER -  on 25 March at Colonial Bank, Christchurch,  Rodolph Hamilton Gualter ,  aged 22.


Saturday 28 March 1896
Death  -  065
MITCHELL -  on 27 March,  killed by tram at Woolston,  Esther Christiana (Essie)  2nd bel. dau of Robert henry & Jane Mitchell and  granddaughter of
                        Boyd Thomsom, Temuka,  in her 14th year.


Monday 30 March 1896
Death  -  067   page 2
CRAIG -  on 29 March at Bramble-tye, Southampton st, Sydenham,  Frances Eliza,  wife of T.B.Craig,  Accountant.

Death  - 068   page 3
MACDONALD -  on 29 March at Belle Vue,  Leeston,  Harriett, bel. wife of Donald Macdonald,  in her 59th year.


Tuesday 31 March 1896
Birth  -  072
THOMPSON - on 29 March at Flemington  to wife of Horace Thompson  -  a daughter  

Marriages  -  072
McINTOSH -  BROCKLEHURST - on 12 March at --  Lysia, 4th dau. of Geo. Brocklehurst, Waltham rd,  to  Alexander H.McIntosh, "The Willows"
                                            Little Akaloa.
THORNE - JOHNSTON -  on 12 Feb at Vhristchurch, Winfield James William, only son of James Thorne  to  Elizabeth Jane (Lizzie) 2nd dau of late
                                            Sergeant A.Johnstone, St Albans.

Deaths  -  072
MACDONALD -  
WILSON - on 30 March at --,  Harriet, bel. wife of Charles Wilson and dau.of late Joseph Pattrick,  aged 47.Lincolnshire & Edinburgh papers please copy.

In Memoriam  -  072
CHRISTENSEN -  Matta Marie,  who died 31 March 1895   -----    a long poem ------  by S.   and P.C.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
17 April 2010

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