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Monday 1 March 1897
Birth  -  03
BUTLER  -  on 27 February  at  --- wife of J.W. Butler  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  03
HOLLAND - BLICK -  on 27 February  at -----  Henry Charles Holland   to  Alice Blick of Nelson ----

Death  -  03
BOWMAN  -  on 28 February  at res. of her late brother John Olgilvie,  Timaru,  Isabella,  relict of  James Bowman,  aged 61 years

Death -  04
SCHUOLER  -  on 28 February  at ---  Jacob Modiate Schuoler ---  age 57


Tuesday  2 March 1897
Birth  -  
PAGE  -  on 18 February at ---  to wife of C.E.page  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  07
BENNET - BURNS  -  on 1 March at ------  John Alfred Bennet  to Bridget Beatrice Burns

Deaths  - 07
CHINNERY  -  on 28 February  at Rangiora,  Charles Wilham,  beloved son of John & Jane Chinnery,   aged 14 mths
SCOTT      -  at -----  Maggie,  3rd  and --- dau of Alexander and Jessie Scott,  aged 16 years and 4 mths  -----
SCHUOLER  -  on 28 February  ---- Jacob Modiste Schuoler,  beloved hus. of Therese  ---   aged 57
THOMAS  -  on 1 March at  res of his daughter,  Mrs John T. Matson ----  John Thomas  of Oakfield,  Pentland Hills, Victoria,  in his 81st year.


Wednesday  3 March  1897
Marriages  -  10
COVENTRY - SKOEY  -  on 2 March at ----  Gilbert Walter Coventry ---   to  Elizabeth Ann Skoey -----
GLADSTONE  - CAVANAGH - on 17 Feb. at --Samuel Vaus, son of David Gladstone ---England  to  Margaret Ellen,  dau. of late Charles                                                                 Cavanagh,  of Invercargill  and of King's County,  Ireland


Thursday  4 March  1897
Marriage  -12
O'MEEGHAN -  PATTERSON  -  on 22 February  --  Timaru,  Peter O' Meeghan  to  Sarah E. Patterson,  dau of J.Patterson ----

Deaths - 12
DAVIS  -  on 3 March at ---  Eliza Hannah,  bel. wife of Phillip Davis,  aged 71 years
HAMPTON  -  on 2 March  at Seafield,  Martha Hampton,  dau. of Thomas & Sarah Jane Hampton,  aged 10 years,  10mths

In Memoriam  -  12
HALLIDAY  -  on 4 March 18?6 ----   late of Springfield,  John,  bel. hus. of Mary Halliday,  in his 54th year.


Saturday  6 March  1897
Deaths - 16
CUMING -  on 4 March at her sons res.  Mrs R.Cuming,  aged 58 years
GILLISPIE  -  on 5 March at Coldstream, Rangiora,  Elizabeth,  wife of William,  aged 60
SULLIVAN  -  on 13 Jan.  at Penzance, Cornwall, England, Jane Watters,  bel. wife of Augustine Sullivan,  mother of Mrs Anne Boddy,  --- Otago aged 75

In Memoriam  -  16
PEARCY  -  Georgina  --- died 6 March 1893,  aged 19years  6mths.


Monday 8 March  1897
Marriage  -      GOODWIN -  ILES -  17
on 24 Feb.---Arthur Frederick,  3rd son of E.W.Goodwin,  Campana,  Tasmania,  to  Alice Sophia (Sophie)  2nd dau. of John Isles,  Halswell,  late Tasmania.


Tuesday  9 March  1897
Birth  - 20
SAUNDERS  -  on 6 March  at Timaru  to wife of A.E.Saunders  -  a daughter

Marriage  - 20
FOX - CARTER
on 7 March at ---  Lyttleton ----  Peter Fox,  Lyttelton,  toAlfreda Eliza Augusta Carter,  widow of James Carter  -- dau. of Richard William Browning,  Esq. of Elgam,  Surrey,  England.

Death  -  20
WILLIS  -  8 March  at ---  Papanui,  Emma,  widow of R.Harper Willis,  late of Tasmania,  aged 80 years


Wednesday  10 March  1897
Birth  -  25
ROBINSON  -  on 5 March  at --- Rangiora  to wife of R.J.Robinson  -  a son,  stillborn.

Death  -25
BAKER  -  on 9 March at ---  Charles William Baker,  aged 41.

In Memoriam  -  25
DERBRIDGE  -  sister Emily,  died 10 March  1896   aged 18
McGRATH  -  dear mother  died at -- Oxford  on 10 March  1895  -------

Funerals  -  26
BAKER  -  A.O.F.Court Star of Canterbury Lodge ----   for Avonside CHurchyard   tomorrow  11th
BAKER  -  Charles William  ----    for Avonside Churchyard  


Thursday  11 March  1897
Births  -  28
FORBES  -  on 10 March at --- to wife of Robert Forbes, jnr,  -  a daughter
LAWREY  -  on 10 March at Kirwee Store  to wife of J.N.Lawrey  -  a son.

Death  -  28
COUGHLAN  -  on 23 February at Omen,  Victoria,  ---  Hubert Coughlan,   --------   aged 57


Friday  12 March  1897
Marriage  - 29
BROWN  -  BAILEY  -  on 2 March at ---  Philip J.Brown  to Catherine  (Kate)  dau. of late William Bailey,  Lyttelton.

Death  - 29
LOGAN  -  on 11 March  at Timaru,  Annie Maria,  bel. wife of Jas. Logan  formerly Southbridge, will be   buried Hinds Burying ground  ---------


Saturday  13 March  1897
Birth - 34
HENDERSON  -  on 17 February  at Flaxton,  to wife of  James Henderson  -  a daughter

Deaths  - 34
HOARE  -  on 8 March  at her parents res.  ---- Maria Natilena Frances,  inf. dau of J.P.  and K. Hoare
TAYLOR  -  on 7 March at Hawera Cottage hosp.  James Samuel Edward,  3rd and bel.son of William  & Ann Taylor,  aged 21 years,  late of Ohoka


Monday  15 March  1897
Deaths  -  36
BATCHELOR  -  at her parents res.  ----  Mary,  ----  wife of Charles Batchelor,  2nd dau  of W.  and A. TILLITT,  in her 41st year  ----
COTTON  -  on 12 March at ---   Robert Cotton.
LESLIE  -  on 5 March  at Greymouth,  Captain Peter Leslie,  late of Jane Elkin,  native of Shetland Islands.


Tuesday  16 March  1897
Death  -  42
KAY  -  on 14 March at Decanter Bay,  Thomas Washbourn,  eldest son of Charles & Catherine Kay,  aged 8 years

In Memoriam  - 42
THOMAS  -  Edith Mabel Thomas,  died at West Melton,  16 March  1896 --------


Wednesday  17 March 1897
Birth - 47
ROBINSON  -  Mrs Frank N.Robinson,  at Blenheim  -  a son.

Marriage  -  47
BONNER  -  ANDERSON 
on 9 March at ---- Methven, by ---  George Thomas,  eld. son of J.Bonner, Tasmania  to  Helen Robina,  eld. dau of Joseph Anderson, Methven.

Death  -  47
KAY  -   on 14 March at Decanter Bay,  Thomas Washbourn,  eldest son of Charles & Catherine Kay,  aged 8 years
SCOTT  -  March 15 at ------   George Scott,  age 6years.

Death    - 45
STEWART  -  on 16 March  at ------  John Henry Stewart,   aged 67


Thursday  18 March  1897
Birth  - 48
BOWIE  -  on 17 March at ----  to wife of C. B. Bowie  -  a daughter

Death  -  48
STEWART  -  on 16 March at his res. ----  John Henry Stewart,   aged 67

 
Friday  19 March  1897
Deaths  - 52
BYRON  -  on 17 March at  Ralph Byron,  son of Dr John Byron,  of Fairfield,  near Liverpool,  Lancashire,  aged 71 ------
MAHIUKA   -  on 17 March  at his res. Kaiapoi Pa,  Henare Mahiuka,  aged 76
McCALL  -  on 18 March  at ---  Matthew,  eldest  son of David and Margaret McCall,  aged 21 ------  


Saturday  20 March 1897
Deaths  - 53
GLANVILLE  -  on 4 December  1896  at res. of dau. Rotorua, Picton, NSW,   Maria Glanville,  aged 75,   mother of Mrs Winslow SCALEN.
HANNA  -  on 19 March at  Sefton,  Michael,  4th bel. son of Michael & Flora Hanna,  in his 25th year ----
KERR  -  on 19 March at ---  Sydney Henry Kerr,  ---. son of John & Amelia Kerr,  farmer,  Dunsandel,  aged 13 years 1mth


Monday  22 March  1897
Marriages  -  55
JOHNSTON -  MARTIN  - on 4 Feb. at res -Rangiora, William Duncan, son of J.Johnston, Rangiora, toMary Tait,-- dau of late William Martin, Loburn.
MONRO - HARDCASTLE  -  on 20 March at ---  Captain Hugh Munro, barque Lake Erie,  to  Annie,  --- dau of late Thomas Hardcastle,  Timaru.

Deaths - 55
DOUGALL  -  at Lyttelton, on 20th,  William Dougall,   aged 81,     funeral ----  this day  ----  Addington Cemetery
SWANN -  on 21 March  at her son's res.   Windsor,  Hannah Swann,  aged 76


Tuesday  23 March  1897
Marriages  -    56
COWPER -  BRAMLEY -    on 11 March at --Darlinghurst,  Sydney, --Charles Cowper, ---NSW, son of late Sir Charles Cowper,    to   Amy Rose Clarissa,                                                         dau. of late William Bramley,  of ---  Kaiapoi,  Canterbury
DICKIE  -  PEYMAN -      on 15 March at --- Greymouth,  William, eld son of late William James Dickie, Cobden  to  Kate Thirza, --  dau of Frederick
                                                   Peyman, Horne Bay, Kent, England
STEPHENS - PROCTOR  -    on 23 March  at ---  Thomas J. Stephens,  2nd son of Thomas Stephens, of Pembrokeshire,  Wales,  to  Isabella (Isa)  Margaret                                                         Annie Maitland,  dau of Alexander Proctor,  of Dunedin.


Wednesday  24 March  1897
Death  - 60
TAYLOR -  on 23 March at ---  George,  bel hus of Elizabeth Taylor,  age 63

Death  - 61
HEATH   -  on 24 March at Christchurch,  William J.Heath,  late of Rangiora


Thursday  25 March  1897
Births  - 65
BAKER -  on 24 March at Springfield,  to wife of P.T.Baker -  a son.
LOUDON  -  on 12 March at ----   Leeston,  to wife of R.Loudon  - a son

Marriage  -  65
HANNIBAL - HOFT -  on 18 March at --Henry Joseph Hannibal,  Nowtown, Wellington,    to   Hermine (Minnie) Christina Hoft, - dau of Herman Hoft,  ----

Deaths  -  65
BARLOW  -  on 25 March at ---  Ernest Walter,  ---son of J. and A. Barlow,  aged 24
BROWN  -  on 23 March at --- Rangiora,  Jonathon Thomas ----  son of Jonathon and May Brown,  aged 6 years,  result of an accident.
HEATH  -  on 24 March at ---  William J. Heath,  late of Rangiora.
ROUNTREE -  on 24 March at  res of her son William --- Mary,  relict of John Rountree,  aged 85 years.


Friday 26 March  1897
Births  -  68
ASH -  on 7 March at Ashburton  to wife of W. Ash     - a daughter
AVERILL  -  on 25 March  at St Michael's Vicarage  to wife of Rev ? W. Averill  -  a son.

Deaths  - 68
BARLOW  -  on 25 March  at ----  Ernest Walter,  hus of C.H.Barlow,  aged 25 years
PASS  -  on 25 February  at Sydney,  Frances Eleanor Pass,  wife of H.E.Pass,  of Cobar,  NSW   aged 25 years


Saturday  27 March  1897
Marriages  - 69
GOODMAN  - SCHWARTZ -  on 20 January at ---  Harry George,  son of George Goodman,  to  Julia Wilhelmina Augusta,  dau of Augustus Schwartz
HUGHSON - HAIGH -  on 20 March at ---  James Pole Hughson of New Plymouth   to  Emma Haigh, --- dau of Mr John Haigh,  Linwood.

Deaths  - 69
FAY  -  on 26 March at Christchurch,  John Fay, of Doyleston,  aged 56 years.
HURRELL -  on 25 March  at ---  Mary Ann,  bel, wife of Frederick Hurrell,  in her 46th year ------


Monday 29 March  1897
Marriage  - 72
SHAW  -  MURCHIE  -  on 23 March at --- Auckland,  Henry James Shaw    to   Nellie --- dau. of late G.D.Murchie,  both of Christchurch.

Deaths - 72
BLAKE  -  on Mrch 28  at the Parsonage, Fernside,  James Whittaker  beloved  hus. of Mary Blake,  aged 30 years


Tuesday  30 March  1897
Marriages  - 77
HAYWARD -  CONNOLLY  -  on 22 February  at ---  George, --son of William Hayward   to  Margaret,  --dau of late John Connolly, of Orleans,  USA.
WHITE -  WILSON -  on 3 November  at Gore ---  James,  --son of Frederick R.White,  of Dunedin,  to  Maria, dau of late Hugh Wilson,  of Christchurch

Death  - 77
GIBBS  -  on 28 March at her mothers res.  -----  Ethel Maud,  5th dau. of James Gibbs ---   aged 17 years -------


Wednesday  31 March  1897
Birth  - 78
REID  -  on 28 March  at Torcross,  Wainui,  to wife of James Reid jnr  -  a daughter

Marriage  -  78
HARRISON  -  FREAR  -  on 24 March  by -----Colin C. Harrison,  Fielding,  to  Mary Constance (Connie)  Frear,  of Woolston.

Deaths -  78
DYER  -  on 29 March at ---  Adelaide  -----  wife of Samuel Dyer,  aged 63 years  -----
HARLE  -  on 29 March Emily Margaret Harle,  bel dau. of Mr Thomas Harle, --- Oxford,  aged 26 years.
LANCE  -  on 28 March  at Highfield,  Waiau,  James Dupre Lance  of Horsley Downs,  aged 68.
McCALLUM  -  on 30 March at ----   Duncan McCallum,  aged 60  -----
MILWARD  -  on 3 March at  Cape of Good Hope,  Jenenetta beckett,  wife of C. C.A.Milward,  Master s.s. Matarua,  aged 32 years

In Memoriam  -  78
CHRISTENSEN  -  Metta Marie Christensen  who died 31 March  1895  --------

Death  -  78a
HERRICK  -  on 31 March at ---  in his 35th year   Thomas Herrick

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
17 September  2008

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