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Monday  2 May  1898
In Memoriam  -  01
VIVIAN      -  Mary Elizabeth  died 1 May 1895  - in serted by her loving nieces M.V.  and L.P.
WELSHMAN    -  Rhoda,  bel. niece of John & Elizabeth Ann Laskey,  died 1 May 1897
WELLER    -  Alice Maria   died  2 May 1897  aged 28  -  inserted by her loving mother and sisters,  Mrs Marshall  and Mrs Hill.


Tuesday  3 May  1898
Marriages  -  05
BLAKE -  SISSON - on 23 March at --   William John Blake  to  Ellen Fanny Sisson ------
GODFREY -  KNOWLES  - on 28 April at --- Cust, Charles Geoffrey, son of C.E.Godfrey of Stanmore rd, Christchurch,  to Edith Mary dau of late                                                                 H.C.H.Knowles of Cust.
JEFFS  -  HODGSON  - on 19 April at -- Ashburton, Charles Edward, son of E.Jeffs  to Eleanor Mary, dau of Tyson Hodgson, both of Ashburton.
SHAW  -  EMPSON  -     on 26 April at --- Edward Francis,  son of Francis Shaw, of Richmond  to  Emily, dau of Mr John Empson,  Linwood.

Death  -  05
TAYLOR  - on 30 April  at  Harman st, Addington,  Barbara Lumsden,  bel wife of James Taylor,  aged 67 years.

Wednesday  4 May  1898
Death  -  08
MAGINNESS  -  on 29 April at Lyndhurst, --  William Henry, dearly beloved hus. of Elizabeth Maginness,  in his 53rd year.


Thursday  5 May  1898
Birth  -  012
ROWE  -  on 4 May at Native Reserve,  Woodend,  to wife of G.B.Brown -  a son.

Marriages  -  012
DOULL  -  ROBINSON -  on 13 April at --- Remuera, by ---  Rev A. Doull, son of Rev Doull,  Rangiora,  to  Emily Muriel,
                                               dau of J.W.Robinson,  chemist,  Parnell.
PATERSON  -  HARRIS -   on 20 April at -- Hanmer Plains ---  John, son of P.Paterson,  Sydenham  to  May, dau of John Harris,  Rolleston.

Deaths  -  012
HALL -  on 3 May at Selwyn,  Emily,  beloved wife of W.W.Hall,  agd 42 ----
HOLLINGWORTH  -    on 4 May at 9 Halkett st,  George Hollingworth,  beloved hus. of Hannah Hollingworth  in his 72nd year.
McKAY  -  on 1 May at Rogerson Valley,  Hanmer Plains,  May Ross,  widow of George McKay  aged 75 years.

In Memoriam  -  012
RYDE  -  Frederic,  dearly beloved hus. of Jessie Ryde,  died 5 May 1897,  aged 25 years.  --- inserted by wife Jessie,  and E. and B.Davis.


Friday  6 May  1898
Birth  -  014
WHITELAW -  on 5 May at the Schoolhouse,  Sedgemere,  to wife of G.Whitelaw  -  a son,  stillborn.

Marriage  -  014
SPENCER  -  HACK -  on 20 April  at ---Edmund son of Edmund Spencer, ---Styx,  to  Annie,  dau of Edward Hack,  Brackenfield,  Riccarton.

Deaths  -  014
HANNAFORD  -  on 4 May  at Southbridge,  Athalia Hannaford,  aged 17 years.
THOMSON  -  on 4 May at Halkett, Canterbury, NZ,   Mary McCallum,  wife of David Thomason,  builder,  formerly of Brace, Perthshire,  in her 69th year. ------


Saturday  7 May  1898
Birth  - 016
THWAITES -  on 4 May at Marchlaw,  Cheviot  to wife of A.J.Thwaites  -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  016
MARTIN  -  HEASMAN - on 21 April at --  Robert Martin --    to  Charlotte (Lottie) 2nd  dau of John Heasman,  of Papanui

Death  -  016
DOWLE  -  on 6 May at res of her sister Mrs S. Edwards ---   Emma,  widow of late Theophilus Dowle,  aged 60 years.


Monday 9 May 1898
Birth  -  019
MARTIN  -   on 7 May at Leeston  to wife of B.Martin  -  a daughter

Marriages  -  019
BROSNAHAN  -  TOOHEY - on 26 April at Brackenbridge --  Patrick Brosnahan of Temuka  to  Honoria (Nora)  dau of Mr M.Toohey,  Leithfield.
WHITE -  ALEXANDER -  on 30 March at ----William Walter, son of late William Webb White, Brompton, England  to Elizabeth  dau of late Andrew
                                                Campbell Alexander of Cottown, County Down,  Ireland

Death  -  019
CLARKE  -  on 8 May at Ripon st,  Lyttelton,   William Clarke,  aged 40 years ---

In Memoriam  -  019
CHINNERY  -  Louisa,   who died 8 May  1897  -  inserted by loving daughters  Harriet  and Ada


Tuesday  10 May  1898
Marriage  -  022
SEAMAN  -  McVINNIE  -  on 27 April  at -----Arthur Brett,  3rd son of Josiah Seaman, Waihao  to  Jane Rhoda,  dau of William McVinnie,  Leeston.

In Memoriam  -  022
GASSON  -  Queenie,  youngest  daughter of Charles & Harriett Gasson,  died 10 May  1897  - inserted by her loving mother and sisters.


Wednesday  11 May  1898
Marriage  -  025  page 2
NYSTRAM -  KAY  -  on 21 April  at res of mother,  Norwich Quay  ------Oscar Nystram,  of Finland  to  Jane (Jeannie)  dau of late Charles Kay,  Lyttelton.

Death  - 026  page 3
SPENCER  -   at his res.  58 Queen st,  Sydenham,  Henry Spencer,  in his 59th year.


Thursday  12 May  1898
Marriage  -  027     page 2
TAYLOR  -  SWEENEY  -  on 5 May at Lyttelton,   James Ramage Taylor,  Railway dept, Lyttelton  to Mary Priscilla,  dau of late Patrick Sweeney,                                                                Greymouth  and granddaughter of late William CURRIN, Esq  Inspector of Police,  Morass House,  County Donegal,  Ireland.

Death  -  027  page 2
ROSENDALE  -  on 10 May at Templeton,  Louisa,  bel. wife of late Neils Rosendale,  aged 65 years.

Death  -  028  page 3
KNOTT  -  on 12 May  at Christchurch Hospital,  Samuel Knott,  aged 59 years.


Friday  13  May  1898
Death  -  030   page 2
ROBINSON  -  on 12 May  at his daughter's res.  149 Salisbury st.  Ward Robinson,  in his 80th year.

Marriages  -  031  page 3
BURNSIDE  -  LUKE  -  on 12 May at ---  Archibald R. Burnside  to  Catherine (Katie)  Luke, dau of Major John Luke of Waipori,
                                        granddaughter of John WILSON, Christchurch.
SWANSON  -  TULLEY  -  on 25 April  at  ---  John,  son of John Swanson,  Ashburton  to  Emma,  5th dau. of late Charles Tulley,  Upper Riccarton.  


Monday  16 May 1898
Birth  -  041
SCOTT - on 3 May at Rakitairi Settlement  to wife of J.Scott - a daughter

Marriage - 041   - 
ROBINSON - BLAIR -  
on 27 April at -- Wellington  Herbert S.Robinson,  Manager Union Bank, Lyttelton,  to Jessie S. dau. of late W.N.Blair  M.I.C.E. formerly Engineer-in
Chief for the Colony

Deaths  -  041
ARCHER  -  on 15 May at ---  George Henry Archer  in his 48th year ----
BAILIE  -  on 14 May at Sydenham,  Captain Frederick Bailie (late 65th Regiment)  aged 66 years,  funeral  ------- res. ----  at 2pm this day, Monday
KOHN  -  on 15 May at  his res.  32 Cashel st  Frederick Harm Kohn  senr,  ----
REEVES  -  on 12 May at his res  Oxford,  Harry Reeves,  aged 72  Funeral will leave his late res.  this Day at 2pm.


Wednesday  18 May  1898
Births  -  048
DEAVOLL  -  on 16 May  at Heathcote Valley  to wife of Daniel Deavoll -  a son.

Marriage  -  048
JESSON  -  WILKINSON -  on 11 May at  ----- Charles, son of Edward Jesson  to  Mary --  dau of Watson Wilkinson,  both of Harewood road.

Deaths  -  048
FIRMAN  - on 18 May at--   Sydenham,  Thomas Pierson Firman,  aged 61 years,  only son of late Thomas Pierson Firman, of Firmount,  Tipperary,  Ireland.
TOOMER  -  on 17 May at his res.  Livingstone st,  Linwood,  John,  bel. hus. of Louisa  and son of John Toomer,  in his 34th year ---
VINCENT  -  on 17 May at North-east Belt,  Richmond,  at res of his sister Mrs J. PERRIN,  William Vincent,  in his 84th year.


Thursday  19 May  1898
Deaths  -  052
YOUNGER  -  on 18 May at res of his dau.  Mrs Litchfield,  Rangitikei Line, Palmeston North,  Thomas Younger,  aged 70.
KISSEL  -  on 18 May at Sumner,  Margaret,  dau of H.G.Kissel,  Doyleston,  aged 17  ----

In Memoriam  -  052
CARATTI  -  Margueretta Elizabeth    who died  19 May  1897  ------   


Friday  20 May  1898
Marriages  -  058
DOBSON - WELCH  -  on 12 May at ---  John Dobson, of --- Rangiora  to  Katie Lucrettia,  dau of late Philip Welch,  of -----   Lincolnshire, England.
JEFFS -  REID -  at Southbrook by ---  Edward, son of Charles Jeffs,  Templeton  to  Ruth,  dau. of late Pilot Reid,  Lyttelton.

Deaths  -  058
BETTS  -  on 18 May  at South Rakaia,  Mary Ann Betts,  dearly bel wife of Thomas Jeffs,  aged 64,  funeral 2pm Saturday  May 21
FELTHAM  -  on 16 May at his res. Akaroa,  Thomas Feltham,  in his 74th year.
ORAM  -  on 17 May at Durham st,  May,  widow of late Matthew Henry Oram,  aged 40 years.


Saturday  21 May 1898
Marriage  -  060
PEARCE  -  HORNER - on 11 April  at ----Kaiapoi,  --Albert Edward, 2nd son of F.Pearce,  kaiapoi  to  Phillis Jane,  3rd dau. of Wm. Horner,  Papanui.

Death  -  060
ELLISON -  on 20 May at Opawa,  Bertie,  ---  son of Mr R.B.Ellison,  of Opawa  aged 14 years.


Monday  23 May 1898

Birth  -  063
SEAY  -  on 21 May at 34 Park road,  Addington  to wife of W.N.Seay -   a daughter.

Deaths  -  063
HAYNES  -  on 22 May at Ferry road,  Linwood,  William Thomas,  bel. hus. of Charlotte Haynes,  in his 62nd year  ------
SELLERS  -  on 22 May at Balcairn,  Alice,  bel wife of Charles Alfred Sellers  aged 36 years.

In Memoriam -  063
NEWLYN  -  Susan Josephine,  wife of John Heath Newlyn,    died 22 May  1896.


Wednesday  25  May  1898
Birth  -  066
COOK  -  on 21 May at Oxford st,  Lyttelton,  to wife of William Cook  -  twin daughters.

Marriages  -  066
FRASER -  BARCLAY -  on 20 May at bride's sister Mrs W.West ----  James Fraser,  Rotheram, Amuri,  to Jessie, dau of James Barclay, blacksmith,  Sefton.
LARCOMBE -  BAKER - on 19 May at -----   Frank, 3rd son of John Larcombe,  to Mary Louisa (Louie) dau of Richard Baker,  ----- St Albans

Deaths  -  066
ANTHONY  -  on 24 May  at Gordon st,  Sydenham,  Eleanor Gertrude,  3rd dau. of J. O'H  and H.B.Athony,   aged 15 years.
HORWELL -  on 15 May at her sons res. ---  Hannah,  relict of late N.Horwell of Staffordshire,  England,  in her 87th year.
TYSON  -   on 15 May at Mangamahoe,  North Island,  Sarah,  dau of late James Tyson,  Winter's rd,  Papanui,  in her 21st year.  


Thursday  26 May  1898
Marriage  -  070
DENT - McDONALD -  on 21 May at ---  Thomas William, son of Henry Dent, St Kilda, Dunedin  to  Flora, dau of Donald McDonald, -- Leeston.

Death  -  070
HAUGHEY  -  on 24 April at Auckland,  Patrick John,  dearly bel. hus. of Annie Jane Haughey,  7th son of James Haughey,  Christchurch,  aged 27 years.

In Memoriam  -  070
GUNDERSON  -  Henry, my dear son,  died 26 May  1897  ----  inserted by his loving parents J. and M. Mortimer.


Friday  27 May  1898
Births  -  071
DEANE  -  on 26 May at her res.  Caledonian rd,    to wife of T.Deane  -  a son.

Deaths  -  071
MOORE  -  on 26 May at Christchurch,  Alice,  widow of late James Moore,  aged 54 years
RASTRICK  -  on 26 May at Merivale,  William Robinson Rastrick,  in his 64th year.
SAUNDERS  -  on 26 May at  West Melton,  Rhoda Saunders,   aged 69.


Saturday  28 May  1898
Marriage  -  073   -  page 4
HULLETT - WILLIAMS  - 
on 22 June  1897  -----T.Hullett, 5th son of late R.Hullett, Messingham, Lincoln  to  widow of late Edmund Williams  and dau. of late Captain St George  R.N.

Deaths  -  073
WILLIAMSON  -  on 27 May at Ollivier's rd, Linwood,  John Williamson,  in his 70th year.
WATSON  -  on 27 May  at Ohoka,  Joseph Watson,  4th son of George Watson,  Southbrook,  aged  30 years.

Marriages  -  074  page 5
PITHIE  - ANDERSON  -  on 24 May at --  William John, son of James Philp Pithie of Peel Forest,  to Mary Ann, dau of William Anderson,  Sydenham.
STANDEVEN - REID  - on 31 March at res brides parents ---  Robert, son of James Standeven  to Agnes E.R. (Tot) 3rd dau of Andrew Reid -------


Monday  30 May  1898
Birth  -  077  page 2
ASHBY - on 29 May at Twycross,  Rakaia  to wife of J.E.Ashby  - a son.

Marriages  - 077
JOHNSTON -  GIBBONS  -  on 10 May at --  Charles Scott, son of Mr W. Johnston,  Leeston  to  Hilda, dau of late Mr T.G.Gibbons, Christchurch.
McDONALD -  JAMES - on 25 May at ---  John, son ofA.McDonald,  Amberley  to  Julia Alexander,  dau. of J.A,James,  Medbury.
TIMMS - HISLOP  -  on 19 May at --Hastings,  George Timms, of ---  to Annie, dau. of late John Hislop, Belfast, North Canterbury.

Deaths  -  077
FORSTER -  on 2?  May William Forster  of Cashel st,  late of Dover, England,  aged 54
PEAGRAM -  on 29 May at res. of her dau Mrs Oakley,  Halkett,  Mrs Mary Peagram,  aged 81  funeral will leave for Halkett cemetery Tuesday at 2pm

In Memoriam  -  077
DALWOOD -  Mary Ann,  wife of late John Dalwood  died 30 May  1882  -   inserted by her loving sons and daughters.
SLY  -  Sidney,   died 29 May  1897  -  inserted by his loving parents and only brother.

Deaths  -  078  page 3
DEAL  -  on 29 May at Doyleston,  Maggie,  wife of G.W.Deal, and dau. of W.Donald,  Doyleston,  aged 22
GORRIE  -  on 28 May at the Hospital ---  George Gorrie,  of Saltwater creek,  aged 50.


Tuesday  31 May  1898
Marriage  -  080
DEAL  -  JAGO - on 19 May at --  William Henry Sellars Deal  to  Catherine (Katie)  dau of Jonathon Jago,  Boston,  USA.

Deaths  -  080
COX -  on 29 May  at 9 Travers st,  LInwood,  Lily Ann Elizabeth,  beloved  daughter of J.A. and B.Cox,  aged 6mths.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
1 August  2009

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