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Star - Christchurch - 1897 -
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Death - 001
HILL - Edward Henry
Stevens Hill, of Auckland and HM Customs,
Christchurch, at Wilson's road, in his 35th year
- result of an accident.
4 December 1897
Births - 010
ALLEY - on 2
December at the school, Springfield to wife of
F.J.Alley - a son.
MILLIGAN - on 28
November at Christchurch to wife of J.Milligan
- a son.
Deaths - 010
MACHEN - on 3
December at his res. Gloucester street, west, Joseph
Machen, in his 68th year. -------
REES - on 3
December, James William, youngest son of R.E. and
C.F.Rees, aged 5mths.
ROBERTS - on 2
December at Hobart, Tasmania, Maria, beloved
wife of Richard L.Roberts, in her 54th year
TROTMAN - on 3
December at res of her dau. Mrs C.Turner --- Chas.
Trotman, late of Rangiora, and North Nibley,
Gloucestershire, in his 80th year.
Marriages - 014
HARCOURT - DONALDSON
- on 18 Nov. at ---Alfred James, eld. son of Mr James
Harcourt, of Hobart, to Margaret Graham (Maggie) Donaldson,
late Wishaw, Scotland
PALMER - OVENDEN -
on 2 Dec at --- James Cecil, 2nd son of Joseph Palmer Esq.
of "Woodford" Papanui, to Isabella
Gertrude, only dau of
Deaths - 014
AIKMAN - on 29
Oct.1897 at London, Marjorie Ann Williams, relict of
J.C.Aikman, of Chch, Canterbury in her 58th year.
GARRETT - on 26 No.
at Sydney, NSW, Corinda Elizabeth, bel. wife of C.W.
Garrett, 3rd dau. of late James Lamb, Christchurch, aged 38
MORRISON - on 4
Dec. at res of his brother, Southbridge, Thomas
Morrison, aged 45 years. Isle of Man papers please copy.
PRENDERGAST - on 4
December, suddenly, Edmund, dearly bel. hus of
Ann Prendergast, of Heathcote, aged 54 years.
Births - 019
GALLAGHER - on 5
December at Upper Riccarton to wife of Robert Gallagher
- a son.
HAWKER - on 3
December at Hawker street, New Brighton to wife
of H.N.Hawker - a son.
HOLLISS - on 3
December at Lyttelton to wife of C.E.Holliss
- a daughter
Marriage - 019
WILSON - FERGUSON -
Peter, eld. son of late Alexander Wilson,
to Ellen Ferguson, youngest dau. of late John Ferguson.
Death - 019
PASCHE - on 6 Dec.
at his res. Addington, bel. hus. of Jane Pasche, aged
8 December 1897
Deaths - 024
DEARNLEY - on 7
Dec. at Springston, Mrs Sarah Dearnley, relict of
Ed--- Dearnley, aged 70
WALKER - on 7
Dec at res. of son in law Mr P. Painter -- Nancy,
relict of William Walker, of West Melton, aged 77 years.
9 December 1897
Deaths - 030
BRICE - on 8
Dec. at London strret, Lyttelton, Joseph Thomas
Brice, dearly bel. son of J.T. and Annie Brice, aged 5
years and 9mths.
GOULDTHORPE - on 8
Dec. at Kaiapoi, George Ernest Gouldthorpe, aged 9
years and 9mths.
NEVIN - on 8 Dec. at 30
Stanmore road, Catherine, bel. wife of Thomas Nevin,
aged 38 years.
TAKI - on 8
Dec. at Rapaki Pah, Lyttelton, Paora Taki,
Native Assessor for Canterbury, aged 100 years.
WINSLOE - on 8
Dec. at Woodend Florence Phoebe (Flo) eld.
dau. of John G.E. and M.B. Winsloe, aged
In Memoriam - 030
AGAR - Walter J.
(Wallie) who died on 9 Dec. 1891, aged 8 years and 1
Birth - 032
O'MEEGHAN - on 8
Dec. at the Grosvenor Hotel, Timaru, to wife of Peter
O'Meeghan - a son.
Death - 032
HOLMES - on 9 Dec.
at Old Governor's Bay road, Lyttelton, William
Holmes, aged 72.
Death - 034 page 3
SOLOMON - on 9 Dec.
at his residence, Ruskin street, Addington, Mr Thomas
Solomon, aged 79 years.
Birth - 036 page 4
LUSK - at Devon
road, Sydenham, Isabella wife of Mr David Lusk
- a son, stillborn.
Deaths - 036
LUSK - at Devon
road, Isabella, bel. wife of Mr David Lusk, aged 38
MARSHALL - on 10 Dec
1897 at Otarama Cottage, Woolston, Catherine (Kitty)
dau.of James Fulton Marshall, formerly Greenock, Scotland, aged
ROGAL - on 10
Dec. at his late res. Marshlands, Charles
Rogal, aged 53 years
SOLOMON - on 9 Dec.
at his res. Ruskin street, Addington, Mr Thomas
Solomon, aged 79 yeras.
TELFORD - on 10
December, at Ward street, Addington, William
Telford, aged 86 years.
Funeral Notice - 040 page 5
Catherine, father Mr James Fulton Marshall --- leave
Woolston on Monday 13th at 3pm for the Linwood
14 December 1897
Birth - 045
SADLER - on 4
December at Leichardt, NSW, to wife of
G.W.Sadler (late of Christchurch) - a daughter
Marriage - 045
CHAPMAN - BALFOUR
- on 12 Dec. at ---William Joseph Chapman to Annie
Maria, 3rd dau. of late Sergeant William Balfour of the
27th Regiment. --
15 December 1897
In Memoriam - 046
WILSON - in loving
of William, beloved hus. of Eliza Wilson who died at
Singapore Hospital 15 December 1896 -------
Death - 048 page 3
LARGE - at
Richmond, Eleanor Gertrude large, aged 30 and 2mths.
Marriages - 050 pge 2
HIBBARD - BARKER
- on 18 Nov. by --- EdwinHibbard to
Florence Barker, niece of Mrs Mace, Brooklyn.
MALET - STOPFORD - on 15
Dec at -- Leonard de Carteret Malet of Cleared,
Hinds, eld. son of F de C.Malet to Eleanor Anna, dau
of late Admiral
B.F.Stopford, of Richmond,
McKENZIE - McDONALD - on 22
by -- Invercargill, William, 5th son of Alexander
mcKenzie to Rose Annette, dau of Andrew McDonald, -----
Deaths - 050
DAVIDSON - on 15
Dec. at Greenpark, alexander Saunders Davidson in his
63rd year result of an accident ---
GREAVES - on 16
Dec. at Richmond, Sarah Maria Greaves, widow of
Captain Robert Greaves, age 78.
SMITH - on 15
Dec at her sons res. Heathcote Valley, Mary Ann
smith, late of Ashley Farm, Rangiora, age 86 years.
In Memoriam - 050
Evelyn, youngest dau. of J. and M. Pearce, died 16
Dec. 1896 aged 18 years.
18 December 1897
Funeral Notice - 054
Ebenezer, the Brethren of the Crown Masonic Lodge,
675 S.C. --- founder of the Canterbury
Typographical Assoc. staunch trade unionist --- member of
the Masonic --- also Weslylan Methodist
Church, leaves a widow and 3 daughters and 4
sons ---- funeral will leave at 4pm tomorrow.
Deaths - 060
ANDREWS - on 18
Dec.at The Willows, Abberley road, St Albans, Charles
George, 2nd son of late Michael John Andrews, aged
53, Late Bank of NZ.------
GOOD - on 19
Dec. at High street, Rangiora, FrankKelsey,
youngest son of E.R.Good, aged 1 year 8mths.
LANE - on 18 Dec. at
Waddington --- dearly bel. dau. of Richard and Mary Anne
Lane, aged 30 years
RYMILL - on 18 Dec at her
res. King street, Rangiora, Mary Ann Rymill
SLEEMAN - on 18 Dec
at 119 Durham street, Mary Ann Sleeman, relict
of John Sleeman, Cornwall, aged 70? years
SULLIVAN - on 20
Dec. D--ce Nellie, dearly bel. dau. of
William & Nellie Sullivan, aged 1 yr 7mths.
WHITE - on 19 Dec
at Durham street, Chch, James Thomas, bel. son of
Alexander White, Pigeon Bay, in his 19th year. ------
Funeral Notice - 062
ANDREWS - Charles
George Andrews ---- on Tuesday 21st at 2-30pm
for the Linwood Cemetery.
21 December 1897
Deaths - 067 p2
BROOKS - on 1
December at Morpeth, New South Wales, Jesse Brooks,
hairdresser, late of Christchurch, aged 61 years
De La MARE -
Edith, youngest dau. of late Thomas De La Mare, of St
albans Lane, aged 26 years
WARMAN - on 20 Dec.
at Christchurch, Eliza bel. mother of Kate, Harry,
and Jesse Warman, aged 66 years.
22 December 1897
Funeral Notice - 071 p3
BIRD - Mary
Elizabeth, wife of James Bird -- on Thursday 23rd at
2pm for the Linwood Cemetery.
23 December 1897
Births - 075 page 2
BASSETT - on 15
Dec. at Christchurch, to Mrs S.K.Bassett - a
STEELE - on
22 Dec. at Worcester street west, to wife of Richard
Steele - a daughter.
Births - 076 page 3
PEPPERELL - on 19
Dec at Belgrove, Nelson, to wife of L.P.Pepperell
- a son
REEVES - on 21 Dec
at Rangiora, to wife of A.W.Reeves - a son.
Death - 076
McKELLOW - on 22 Dec. at
29 Harman street, Addington, Caroline Ethel, --- dearly
loved daughter of William Henry & Caroline aged 13 years and
In Memoriam - 076
EVANS - Thomas
Benjamin who lost his life through a bicycle accident 14
December 1894. ------
Deaths - 078 p4
SWINDELL - on 24
Dec at res of her dau. Alice Gapes, Elizabeth,
relict of late Joseph Swindell of London and
Christchurch, age 82.
WEAVERS - on 24
Dec. at Killinchy, Emma letitia, eldest dau. of
Robert and Sarah ann Weavers, in her 24th year.
Birth - 080
HOBBS - on 22
Dec at Gordon street, Sydenham, to wife of F.G.Hobbs
- twin daughters.
Marriage - 080
LOCK - WAUCHOP
- on 22 Dec at -- Charles Peter Lock, of Methven son of
E.A.Lock -- to Annie Graham, dau of late Thomas Wauchop, of
Deaths - 080
HILL - on 11 Dec. Emma
Elizabeth, bel wife of Joseph of Papanui, aged 67
SCHRADER - on 22
Dec at 28 Kingsley street, Sydenham, Cyril Henry James,
bel.son of William & Elizabeth, aged 5mths. -----
Births - 080
BEALE - on 20
Dec. at Clydesdale Lodge, ---- to wife of Samuel
Beale - a son
LAURENSON - on 24
Dec. at Kanieri, Kilmore street, west, to wife of
Morgan Laurenson - a daughter.
Deaths - 080
COMERFORD - on 26
Dec. drowned --- Percy Harold Comerford --- in
his 20th year
FOOT - on 26
Dec at her father's res. Lyttelton,
Emily, youngest dau. of A.Foot, aged 17 years
MILLER - on 11
Dec. at Zeehan, Tasmania, James, 2nd son of
Janet Miller, late of Ross and Rakaia --- aged 37
OTTEN - on 25
Dec. at his res. 24 Madras st. Sydenham, John
Henry Otten, aged 65 -----
WOODS - on 25 Dec. at 34 St Asaph st, Elsie
Frances, bel dau of G.H. and L. Woods, aged 7 weeks.
In Memoriam - 080
Richard, bel. hus. of Emma died 27 December
SAUNDERS - Mary
Ann, bel wife of Edward died Barr Hill 27
December 1897 -------
28 December 1897
Birth - 087
PARNHAM - on 24
Dec. at Kaiapoi to wife of H.Parnham - a son.
Death - 087
PAWSON - on 27
Dec at his res. Greenpark, Jonas, bel. hus. of
S.D.Pawson, late Little Akaloa, aged 62 years ----
Funeral Notice - 090
FOOT - Emily dau of
Mr A. Foot --- leave Lyttelton on 28 Dec. at
3-30pm for the Church of England Cemetery.
29 December 1897
Deaths - 093 page 2
IVESS - on 28 Dec
at her parents res. 52 Worcester street, Linwood,
Maud, bel. dau. of Joseph and Sarah Ann Ivess, aged 18
MASON - on 28
Dec. at her fathers res. Taylor street, sydenham,
Mary Ann Elizabeth , 2nd dau ---- of John and Elizabeth
Mason, aged 28 years ---
WILSON - on 28 Dec at her
res. 93 Byron street, Sydenham, Clara, bel. wife of
David wilson aged 34 years -----
In Memoriam - 093
James, who died 29 December 1892, in his 81st
year, Ensors road, North Opawa. ---- loving
wife and children.
Marriage - 094 page 3
WATSON - HUGHES -
on 25 Dec. at -- Leo Watson, son of George Watson,
Southbrook, to Maud, dau of late Thomas Hughes, late
Funeral Notice - 095
THOMSON - John
Leslie, son of Mr J.J.Thomson, will leave his res.
Opawa tomorrow, at 2-30pm for the Papanui Cemetery.
30 December 1897
Deaths - 098 page 2
BELL - on 24 Dec.
at Killinchy, Jane Smith Bell, wife of Daniel Bell.
COURTNEY - on 29
Dec. at her parents res. 33 East belt, Ellen
Deborah, dearly bel. dau. of J.J. and M.A. Courtney, aged
33 years -----
THOMSON - on 28
Dec. accidentally drowned in the Selwyn River,
Leslie, only bel. son of John James Thomson,
Opwaw, in his 20th year.
In Memoriam - 098
DURHAM - Robert
Richardson Durham, who lost his life through accident, 30
Dec. 1896 in his 15th year. ------
Birth - 101 page 3
ANDREWS - on 6
December at 235 St. Asaph street, to wife of George Andrews
- a daughter.
Marriage - 105 page 2
GODBER - ZINCKGRAF
- on 25 Dec. at -- Wellington, Albert Percy -- to
Eleanora Georgina (Laura) dau of late C.A. Zinckgraf
Death - 105
FOSTER - on 30 Dec
at Rangiora, suddenly, Emily Sophia, wife of
Death - 107 page 3
BEAN - on 31 Dec.
at St Mary's Vicarage, Addington, Walter seddon, inf. son
of Rev. W.S.Bean, aged 7mths.
31 May 2009