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Monday  1 February  1897
Births  -  001
ASH -  on 19 Jan  at Richmond, nelson,  to wife of J.Ash - a son.
DALGETY -  on 29 Jan. at Mostyn,  Springston, to wife of C.G.Dalgety  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  001
MACFARLANE -   at Northcote,  Papanui,  on 30 Jan,  Annie Newton,  only child of Duncan and Mary MacFarlane,  of Lyndon,  aged 3 years.
PETRIE  -  on 30 Jan  at Hoon Hay rd, Spreydon,  Margaret Ross,  bel. wife of P.B.Petrie,  aged 56 years. ----


Wednesday  3  February  1897
Birth  - 07
JENKINS  - on 29 Jan  at the BNZ, Christchurch  to wife of H.J.Jenkins   -   a daughter.

Deaths  -  07
CAREW  -  on 1 Feb at 42 Antigua st.  Frances Smith Carew,  widow of Walter John Carew.
JACKSON   -  on 28 Jan.  at the Schoolhouse,  Rotheram,   Ina M. bel. dau. of J. and M.R.Jackson,  aged 9mths.
KENNEDY  -  on 1 Feb  at his father's res.  Rangiora,  William,  only son of William Kennedy,  in his 27th year.


Thursday  4 February  
Birth  -  08
HAWKER  -    on 29 Jan.  at  Woolston  to wife of Mr H.R.Hawker  -  a daughter

Marriages  -  08
MILLS  -  EDWARDS  -  on 1 Feb at -----  William ernest Mills  to  Mazzie Pierrepoint Edwards.
RAVEN  -  KNOWLES  -   on 2 Feb  at Lyttelton  ----  John Henry Raven  to  Julia Flora Knowles,  both of Lyttelton.

Death  -  08
LILLEY  -  on 3 Feb  at Rangiora,  Edward Charles Lilley,  4th son of Mrs Moss,  Marshmans rd,  Sefton,  in his 32nd year.


Friday  5 February  1897
Death  -  010
SHAILER  -   on 3 Feb  at  Courtenay,  Phoebe,  wife of Thomas Shailer,  in her 66th year.

In Memoriam  -  010
FRASER  -  Sarah Ann,  bel wife of W. Fraser,  died at Kaiapoi,  5 Feb.  1896. -  inserted by her husband  and daughters.



Saturday  6 February  1897
Death  -  014  page 5
DOW  -  at his res.  -----  Thomas Charles Dow,  in his 82nd year -----

Deaths  -  page 4
GARTY  -  017  on 28 Jan.  at Sydney  NSW  John,  eldest son of James  and late Margaret Garty,  aged 33 years.
MAXWELL  -  on 5 Feb. at Zealandia Soap works  John Myles Maxwell  (of South melbourne)  aged 38.
WHEELER  -  on 26 Jan.  at melbourne,  Charles Rowland,  5th son of late William wheeler,  of Christchurch,  aged 22 years.


Monday  8  February 1897
Deaths  -  018
DALZIEL  -  on 7 Feb at her res. North Road,   Amberley,  Agnes Boyd,  wife of Mathew Dalziel,  sen.  aged 62.
DOW  -  on 6 Feb  at his res.  Thomas Charles Dow  in his 82nd year  -----
HUNTER  -  on 6 Feb. at his brother's res.  212 South Belt,  John Hunter,  aged 68.
MORRISON  -  on 5 Feb  at  his res.  Le Crens Tce,  Timaru,   Strong Work Morrison,  in his 65th year   ---
WAGSTAFF  -  on 27 Jan  at Lyttelton,  Charles William,  dearly loved hus. of Charlotte,  and eld son of Mrs Charles Wagstaff,  ----- in his 38th year  -----


Tuesday 9 February  1897
Births  -  025
GARLAND  -  on 30 Jan  at Hillsborough  to wife of J.Edwin Garland  -  a son.
FALCONER  -      on 3 Feb at Templeton,  to wife of C.Falconer, sen.  -  a daughter

Marriage  -        025
PICKARD  -  AUGUSTUS  -    on 21 Jan  at the Registry office,  Wellington,  Kate,  adopted dau. of professor and Ellen Augustus,  Blenheim  to  William Allan,                                  eldest son of Thomas and Jane Pickard,  Southbrook,  Canterbury.

Death  -  025
TANKARD  -  on 8 Feb  at Ardross,  Amberley,  Sarah Maria tankard,  relict of Henry Tankard,  of Christchurch,   aged 73 years.


Wednesday  10 February  1897
Deaths  -  028   page 2
GRIFFIN  -  on 8 Feb  at Junction st East Belt,  Winifred Mary,  dearly bel. wife of Michael,  aged 57 years.
WALKER  -  on 8 Feb.  at Bromley,  Ellen Mil;licent (Nellie)  dearly bel.child of J.J.  and E. Walker,  aged 6 years  and 8mths.  ---

Death  -  029   page 3
PIERSON  -  on 10 Feb  at North Avon road,  Richmond,  William Pierson,  aged 51. ----

Funeral Notice  -  031
PIERSON  -  William,  res of brother North Avon road,  for the Avonside Churchyard  at 3pm  Thursday.  ---


Thursday  11 February  1897
Birth  -  032
LOWE  -  on 8 Feb  at Upper Riccarton  to wife of J.T.Lowe  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  032
NEATE  -  PENTECOST  -  on 3 Feb,  Walter James William,  son of Walter James Neate  to  Victoria Louise, dau of William Thomas Pentecost ----

Deaths  -  032
PIERSON  -   William,  res of brother North Avon road,  for the Avonside Churchyard  at 3pm  Thursday.  ---
ROBINSON  -  on 10 Feb  at -----  Mary,  bel wife of Ward Robinson,  late Kowai Pass,  West Coast Road,  in her 74th year


Friday  12 February  1897
Deaths  -  034
BRADLEY  -  on 10 Feb,  Sarah,  bel. wife of John Bradley, of Colombo st North,  aged 53 years
CAVANAGH  -  on 10 Feb at res of son in law Henry Cunningham,  of Invercargill,  Charles Cavanagh, late Christchurch,  in his 80th year.
MANN  -  on 10 Feb.  at East Oxford,  Eunice Phyllis,  bel. dau of Mr and Mrs John Mann,  in her 20th year.

In Memoriam  -  034
RELPH  -  Augustus Agnes  (Gussie)  died 12 February  1896  -  inserted by her mother and sisters.


Monday 15 February  1897
Birth  -  037
BLACKBURNE  -  on 13 Feb  at Beesford,  Innes road,  to wife of S.S.Blackburne  -  a son.

In Memoriam  -  037
BARCOCK  -  Esther,  bel. wife of William,  died  14 February  1896,   at Rakaia ---  inserted by her loving husband and children.


Tuesday  16 February  1897
Birth  -  041
LIGHT  -  on 14 Feb at 18 Bath st,  to wife of H. Light  -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  041
RATTRAY  - PETO -  on 25 Dec at res brides mother by ----- Robert Page, 2nd son of Andrew rattray  to  Eva Emily, dau of late Thomas Barton Peto.


Wednesday  17  February  1897
Birth  -  042
WILKINSON  -  on 15 Feb at 159 Salisbury st  to wife of F.J.G.Wilkinson  -  a son  stillborn

Deaths  -  042
BARLOW  -  on 16 Feb at 235 North belt,  Lurline Doris,  bel inf. dau. of Horace H.  and Rosina M. Barlow,  aged 5mths.
BEAUMONT  -  on 15 Feb. at 87 Colombo st,  Violet Ellen,  bel. child of Albert and late Ellen beaumont,  aged 7mths. ---
MITCHELL  -  on 16 Feb.  at his  res.  Ashburton,  William,  ---   aged 43 years
PARKER -  on 15 Feb  at Christchurch,  Mary,  bel. wife of John Julius Parker ---  aged 48 years  -- Stevenage and other Herts papers please copy.
PEARCE  -  on 15 Feb at her res.  Cookson st,  kaiapoi,  Sarah Amy,  bel. wife of Frederick pearce jun,  aged 26 years.
ROBERTSON  -  on 16 Feb at Timaru,  James Robertson,  2nd son of late Janet Robertson, -----   in his 52nd year
SMAIL  -  on 15 Feb at Kaiapoi,  John,  inf son of James and Bessie Smail,  aged 8mths.

In Memoriam  -  042
DAVISON  -  twin sons,  Freddy and Charley,  died at Templeton  Feb, 10 and 17  1894  -  inserted by ----W.J.  and E.J. Davison.


Thursday  18 February  1897
Deaths  -  045
BAKER  -  on 15 February,  George Evans Baker,  aged 76 years.
PRINCE  -  on 4 February at Kaikoura,  Lavinia, eld dau. of Charles & bertha Prince,  aged 5 years 9mths. --------

Funeral Notice  -  046
ROWAN  -  Robert,   ------  leaving his res  101 Durham st.  Sydenham,  on Thursday at 2-30pm  for the Addington Cemetery.


Friday 19 February 1897
Birth  -  047   page 2
BURGESS -  on 12 Feb  to wife of H.T.Burgess  -  a daughter.

Deaths  -  047
BEATTIE  -  on 18 February  at his res.  Durham st,  Sydenham,  Robert Beattie,  aged 67 years.
CAMERON  -  on 18 February  at Southbridge,  Alexander Cameron,  aged 57 years.

In Memoriam  -  047
CHESMAR  -  Prebbleton,  --- dear little one  Herodas May,  accidently drowned  -------  on 19 February1995,  aged 1 year and 6mths.

Death  -  048  page 3
ATKINSON  -    on 19 February  at his parents res. Manchester st,  Henry Berbeck,  eld. son of Henry & Deborah Atkinson,  in his 31st year.

Funeral Notice  -  049
CAMERON  -  Mr A.  leaving his res. at Southbridge  at 12 o'clock,  Masonic and Orange brethren invited.


Saturday  20 February  1897
Birth  -  051
MOORE  -  on 11 February  at 39 Worcester st,  Linwood,  to wife of D.L.Moore  -  a son.

Marriage  -  051
McDOUGAL  -  WEBB  -  on 18 February at ---Robert Ening, son of W.E.McDougal  to  Malvina Mary, dau of H.R.Webb, Te Wepu, Merivale.

Death  -  051
DALSTON  -  on 18 Feb at ---  Merivale,  William Henry Maxwell Dalston,  son of late Jonathon Norman Dalston,  solicitor,  of 161 Picadilly, London  aged 59.

Funeral Notices  -  054
MESSINA  -  Sarah,  leave his res. Bridle Path  at 2-30pm  Sunday  for the Public Cemetery.
MESSINA  -  Brethren of the Lodge   Loyal City of Norwich  No 4356  attend the funeral  of the late Wife of Bro. J.Messina


Monday  22 February  1897
Death  -  055
WRIGHT  -  on 21 February  at Victoria st,  North Opawa,  Emma Hannah,  beloved daughter of A.W.  and L.F.Wright.

In Memoriam  -  055
THOMPKINS  -  Mark Riddle Thompkins   died 21 February  1895  -  inserted by his loving son and daughters.


Tuesday  23 February  1897
Marriages  -  056
BRICK  -  FITZGERALD  -  on 3 Feb. at ---  Daniel Patrick Brick  to  Deborah Fitzgerald,  both of Cheviot.
HOLLISS  -  WILSON  -  on 4 Feb. at ---  -- Charles E.  son of Mr W. Holliss  to  Jane Chell (Jennie)  dau of Mr J.H.Wilson,  both of Lyttelton.

Deaths  -  056
ARNOLD  -  on 22 Feb at -- Lyttelton,  Claire Eupherina Wetherall,  dau; of F.W. and K.Arnold,  aged 1 year and 8mths.
RUSSELL  -  on 22 Feb at his res.  The Terrace,  Leithfield,  James Russell,  in his 64th year.

In Memoriam  -  056
MADDERN  -  Eliza Jane,  wife of James Maddern ---   died 23 February  1896  - inserted by her loving husband and children.


Wednesday  24 February  1897
Birth  -  059
NEEVE  -  on 13 Feb.  at Astrop,  Waikari,  to wife of James Neave  -  a daughter.

Death  -  059
RATTRAY  -  on 23 Feb at 13 Market Place,  Arthur Robert,  son of A. Rattray,  aged 10 weeks.


Thursday  25 February  1897
Death  -  060
ROBERTSON  -  on 24 Feb. at her res.  Avon st,  Ellen,  relict of late John Robertson,  blacksmith,  in her 55th year.


Friday  26 February  1897
Birth  -  064
EADEN  -  on 20 Feb.  at Edendale,  Ashburton Gorge,  Mount Somers  to wife of Charles E.Eaden  -  a son.

Marriage  -  064
GALLAGHER  -  WARE  -  on 23 Feb.  at ---  Okain's ---  Robert Gallagher  to  Ann Jane,  eld. dau. of Mr John Ware,  of Okain's Bay.

Death  -  064
TAYLOR  -  on 25 Feb. at Prebbleton,  John george Taylor,  dearly bel hus. of Elizabeth Taylor,  aged 67 years.


Saturday  27 February  1897
Marriage  -  065
SPRING  -  SINCLAIR -  at res. of Mrs C.H.Fox --  William J. son of John Spring  to  Edith,  dau. of late John Fish and step-daughter of W.L.Sinclair -----

Deaths  -  065
HITCHINS  -  at his res.  West melton,  Samuel Millett Hitchins ----   aged 55 years
EMPSON  -  on 24 Feb at Christchurch Hospital  Elizabeth Frances,  bel wife of Arthur Overton Empson  and eld dau. of Thomas Atkinson  in her 40th year.

Beverley Evans
Christchruch  NZ
21 July  2009

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