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Thursday  2 December  1897
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.


Saturday  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.


Monday 6 December  1897
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                                             W.H.Ovenden.

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 years
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.


Tuesday  7 December  1897
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 67 years.


Wedensday  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.


Thursday  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 10 years.

In Memoriam  -  030
AGAR  -  Walter J. (Wallie)  who died on 9 Dec.  1891,  aged 8 years and 1 day  -------


Friday  10 December  1897
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.


Friday  10 December  1897
Death  -   034  page 3
SOLOMON  -  on 9 Dec. at his residence,  Ruskin street,  Addington,  Mr Thomas Solomon,  aged  79 years.


Saturday  11 December  1897
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 years  ------
MARSHALL  - on 10 Dec 1897  at Otarama Cottage, Woolston,  Catherine  (Kitty) dau.of James Fulton Marshall,  formerly Greenock, Scotland, aged 36 yrs
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
MARSHALL  -  Catherine,  father  Mr James Fulton Marshall ---  leave Woolston  on Monday 13th  at 3pm  for the Linwood Cemetery. ----


Tuesday  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. --

Wednesday  15 December  1897
In Memoriam  -  046
WILSON -  in loving memory of William,  beloved hus. of Eliza Wilson  who died at Singapore Hospital  15 December  1896 -------


Friday  17 December  1897
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, Surrey, England
McKENZIE - McDONALD - on 22 Nov 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
PEARCE  -   Evelyn,  youngest dau. of J. and M. Pearce,  died 16 Dec.  1896   aged 18 years.


Saturday  18 December  1897
Funeral Notice  -  054
SANDFORD  -  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.


Monday  20 December  1897
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.


Tuesday  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.


Wednesday  22 December 1897
Funeral Notice  -  071  p3
BIRD  -  Mary Elizabeth,  wife of James Bird --  on Thursday 23rd  at 2pm  for the Linwood Cemetery.


Thursday  23 December  1897
Births  -  075  page 2
BASSETT -  on 15 Dec.  at Christchurch,  to Mrs S.K.Bassett  -  a son.
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 10mths.

In Memoriam  -  076
EVANS  -  Thomas Benjamin  who lost his life through a bicycle accident  14 December  1894.   ------    


Friday  24 December  1897
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.

page 5
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 Christchurch.

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.  -----


Monday 27  December  1897
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
MARTIN   -  Richard,  bel. hus. of Emma  died 27 December  1896  -------
SAUNDERS  -  Mary Ann,  bel wife of Edward  died Barr Hill  27 December  1897  -------


Tuesday  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.


Wednesday  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 years.
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
WHITTINGTON  -   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 Linwood ------

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. ------


Thursday  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.


Friday  31 December  1897
Marriage  -  105  page 2
GODBER  -  ZINCKGRAF -  on 25 Dec. at -- Wellington,  Albert Percy -- to  Eleanora Georgina (Laura)  dau of late C.A. Zinckgraf   of Christchurch

Death  -  105
FOSTER -  on 30 Dec  at Rangiora,  suddenly,  Emily Sophia,  wife of T.S.Foster.

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.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
31 May  2009

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