January 1899  -  Lyttelton Times 

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Tuesday 3 January 1899
Partnership Notice - 003
HARGREAVES - Edward Henry, entered into partnership with his father  ---

Papanui Property Sale - 004
KRUSE - Mr D,  adjoining Papanui School,  subdividing 60 acres ---occ. for 35 yrs. ----

Fatalities - 005
BULLOT - James, fishing at Moturoa, washed off rocks,  body not yet found ---
CAMPBELL - John William Donald, an elderly man -- drowned  -- Caversham, Dunedin --
PAUL - Francis, age 50 a carrier --  died --- Wellington.


Wednesday 4 January 1899
New Brighton - 007
CUMMING - Reginald,  missing from home --  found drowned --  age 17 --

Fatalities - 008
KILROY - Harold Thomas, age 15,  drowned --  at Balclutha --
McLEAN - Margaret,  died Dunedin  Sunday night -- 
MITCHELL - William E.    drowned --- Dunedin --
MOIR - W.  is supposed to have drowned ----  Invercargill --
PAUL -  inquest,  killed on the Hutt rd, ---

Fatalities - 009
CHAINEY - George, 3rd steward on "Rimutaka"  fell -- died -- Wellington --
HALL - Mr Tracey,  drowned  bathing at Lake Takapuna -- well known singer --
MAWKES - Charles,  age 14 --  drowned in the Manukau ---
McLEOD - Cyril, son of Andrew,  drowned --    Auckland --

Funeral - 011
SHARP - Mr G, H,   took place at Barbadoes Cemetery --   some names of those attended --

Timaru - 012
SMITH - Mr W.  died this morning age 48 -- employed for 35yrs in the Post & telegraph ---


Thursday  5 January 1899
Inquest - 014 & 015
CUMMINS - Reginald,  ----  lots more ---

Inquests - 017
McLEAN - Margaret,  oat  Dunedin, death due to ---
MITCHELL - William E.  fell off Rattray St. wharf,  died of -- 


Friday 6 January 1899
Fatalities - 019
HALL - Tracey,  attempts made to recover body -- Auckland --
HARKINS -  a prospector lost in bush at Karamea ----

Fatality - 020
FINNIGAN - a labourer, age 50 -- of Oamaru --  inquest to follow ---
WHITE - Ada, a single woman age 21   inquest adjourned -- Wellington.

Passengers - 021
WIGRAM - Mr & Mrs H.F. of Christchurch passengers on the "Himalaya" arr. at Albany from London.


Saturday 7 January 1899
Accidents - 022
DARLOW - William,  broke a leg --  lives with father in Tay St, Richmond.
GUNN - Thomas, fell and fractured a leg ---
HAZELHURST - Mr W. riding his bicycle --  driven home to Prebbleton --

Obituary - 023
AITKEN - Mr Henry,   Mayor of Oamaru,  age 58,  died  ----

Waimate - 025
BOREHAM - Alice Maud,   6yr old dau. of Mr Stephen Boreham,  -- inquest --

Auckland  - 026
BURNAND - George Hargreaves,  was shot dead --  a bootmaker --

Dunedin - 028
GREIG - John,  age 61 -- killed  by falling down a hold --

Invercargill - 029
MOIR - William,  age 49, a carpenter,  of ship "Timaru"  disappeared 23 Dec.   -- found drowned --

Inquest Oamaru - 030
POWELL - Richard,  killed  -- wrongly identified as FINNIGAN --  lots more   see 020


Monday 9 January 1899
Port Chalmers -  032
MATHESON - Mr R.  a marine engineer,   -- house burn t to the ground ---

Presentation - 033
PAPPRILL - Bro. E.E.  of Southern Cross Masonoc Lodge Kaiapoi,  -- getting married


Tuesday 10 January 1899
Waiuku - 034
BARRIBALL -  a child 2 and half yrs old, dau. of Mr A.M.   had nasty accident with a reaper. ----

Timaru - 037
GOSNEY - George,  driving his express  -- died --- age about 70 --


Wednesday 11 January 1899
Inquests - 040
HYLAND - Jane, age 24, single, died --
GOSNEY - George, --  at Timaru ---

Pupil Teacher Examination results - 041
list of names  --  email for a copy --


Thursday 12 January 1899
New Plymouth - 043
COPESTAKE - John,  age 71 --  died --  and early settler and formerly a soldier.

Fatality - 045
WEST - Mrs, housekeeper Wellington Hotel, for 11yrs,  died suddenly ---  age 41, ---


Friday 13 January 1899
Port Chalmers - 046
ALLEN - house caught  fire  --- 

Induction - 047
ANDERSON - Rev. David,  at Sefton Pres. Church -- 

Fatalities - 049
SALT - Mr John, a gum sorter at Kawerua,  was killed by falling from a horse.
WEST - H.  native of Christchurch, fell overboard and drowned ------
COPESTACK -  inquest at New Plymouth ---
WHITE  - Ada,   -- inquest at Wellington ----

Presentation - 051
KIRK - Mr H. B.  one of oldest members of Canterbury Industrial Assoc.  --- lots more --


Saturday 14 January 1899
Funeral Write Up - 054
SMITH - Lewis, took place at Papanui -- more --

Property For Sale - 055
SOMERVILLE - A.F.    property known as Lyatt, near Methven,  2052 acres --- 

Wellington - 056
WATERS - Samuel,  died --  employed by Levin & Co. for 28yrs.

Lost at Sea - 057
WEST - H.  b. Christchurch,   lost   on 7 Jan. on barque "Peru"   -- more ---


Monday 16 January 1899
Inquests - 060
GARDINER - Sybilla, age 68 ---  lots more ----
JOHNCOCK - Christina,  d. on 6 Jan.  --- more ---

Inquest - 061
JOHNCOCK - Christina --   more about -----

Inquest - Palmerston - 062
NICKLIN -  Mr.   lots more ---

Gisborne - 063
RICHARDSON - Pelham E.H.  a settler --  died age 65,  arr. here in 1871  -----

Dunedin - 064
SMITH - George, age 8yrs, son of a miner,  ---  drowned --

Claimants - 065
VERNON - Mrs Edward  & Miss Agnes MaryChristchurch claimants, and 2 claimants from America, 2 from England,
                     for  estate of 7,000.000 pounds of William PRICE ----


Tuesday 17 January 1899
Fatalities - 067
McGILL - Louis G. a passenger on schooner "Medora"   died  ---- 
TAUMATA -  a native boy was burned to death in a tent at Taupiri --- 


Wednesday 18 January 1899
Nelson - 069
CLARK - Sarah, an elderly woman fell down a well   --- drowned ---


Thursday 19 January 1899
New Plymouth - 072
CROZIER  & PEEL -  2 men who went fishing and now missing -----

Scholarship Examinations - 073
List of names of top candidates ------

Blenheim - 075
GOFF - C.  -- killed by lightening   -- age 29 married with 4 children ---

Meeting of Creditors - 076 & 076a
GUNDY - James,  of Little River, contractor -- 

Pupil Teacher Examinations -  077
a very long list of names  --------


Friday 20 January 1899
Presentation - 079
BRUCE - Mr H. A.  was married recently  ----  received a very handsome present ----

Presentation - 080
EDMONDS - Miss,  getting married,  bid farewell Crescent Rd Sunday School --

Fatalities - 081
SMITH - Mrs Eyre, died --    Auckland ---
GOODALL - Charles,  bones found thought to be his  ---  Dunedin --

Presentation - 082
FROSTICK - Mr J. A.  of Messrs Skelton, Frostick & Co.  bon voyage  ---- 


Monday 23 January 1899
80th Birthday - 086
BARRY - Capt. Jackson,  ---   arr. NSW in 1829, age 10  first came to NZ in 1937 ---  

Obituary - 089
ISAAC - Barnard,  member of NZ Pharmacy Board,  --  started business as a chemist in 1862,  -- 38 yrs in NZ  mostly in Dunedin.

Reefton - 090
MORTON - John, age 38 -- killed instantly in a mine -- 


Tuesday 24 January 1899
Invercargill - 092
CLEMENTSON - Christian,  age 40, an insurance agent,   drowned --- wife in Auckland.

Obituary - 093
ELWORTHY - Edward, -- came here in 1864,  b. Wellington, Somersetshire left for Queensland -- came here -- left for England to marry
                 -----  age 63  -- leaves a widow, 3 sons and 4 daughters --

Farewell - 095 & 095a
SCORGIE - Rev. W.   leaving St Peters Church, Ferry rd  to go to Pres. Church, Mornington, --- Dunedin --  lots more --- 


Wednesday 25 January 1899
Funeral Write Up - 097
ELWORTHY - Edward,  took place in Timaru --- 

Inquest - 099
GENET - Joseph,  died on Sunday ---  fish poisoning  -- adjourned --

Presentation - 100
MITCHELL - Mr S.W.   --  getting married ---


Thursday  26 January 1899
Harewood Rd School prizes - 103
List of names for prizes ---

Dunedin - 104
SHERIDAN - Bridget wife of gasworks stoker,  found dead in bed ---


Friday 27 January 1899
Fatalities - 106
HALL - Mr Tracey, drowned at Lake Takapuna --  body recovered --
McDOUGAL - Robert,   missing seaman from  the "Haupiri"  body found --  age 24,


Saturday 28 January 1899
Fatalities - 109
CROZIER - John,   body found, went missing fishing 10 days ago ---   age about 50 --


Monday 30 January 1899
Obituary - 112
CAREY - Mrs,  wife of Mr A.F.  died --   age 32  -- dau. of Mr W. CARGEEG, formerly of Oamaru.

Inquest - 114114a,   114b
GENET - Joseph,  d. on 22 Jan. ----  very long detailed case.  fish poisoning ---

Dunedin - 115
HARDWOOD -  a 3mths old child of James,  found dead in bed ---

Inquest - 116
KENNEDY -  James, son of Mr Patrick Kennedy, age 3yrs ---   died on Friday night ---

Rangiora - 117
SCOON - William,  respected farmer --  a widower, age 55 --- was Australian --    lots more ---


Tuesday 31 January 1899
Girls' and Boys' High School -  119
List of names of those who passed scholarship exams ---  email for a copy.

Accidents & Fatalities -  120
CONSTABLE - a young man,    ---  died -- Invercargill.
CROZIER - John,   inquest, accidentally drowned --
EVANS - Frederick, age 12, drowned in river Wanganui ---
KHLEBE - Joseph,  a vet,  found  dead ---   inquest --
McLAREN - David,  fainted and died  --- Dunedin.
SATMAN - William, a jockey injured at Takapuna --  progressing ---

Inquests - 122
SMITH - Florence Mabel,  an infant --  died
SCOON - William,    ---  more --

Presentations - 123
WHITBY - Capt. W.   to bid goodbye --  been at sea 46yrs --
WEST - Mr W.    ---  getting married --


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Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 November 2015

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