Lyttelton Times  -   Christchurch   -   June  1899
 
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Thursday 1 June 1899

Auckland -    003
McDONALD -  Barnett,  body found in harbour ----

Inquest - 004
McRAE -  inf. dau. of Mr T.J.G.  ---  at Staveley

Presentations - 005
PARSON - Mr Harry,  employees of Crown Brewery --   a silver match box and sovereign case combined.
McGUIRE - Mr P. D.  operator in telegraph office at Lyttelton for 19yrs --  transferred to Dunedin.
MOON - George W.C.  journalist on staff of Lytt. Times  ----

Little River - 006
PRIEST - Samuel,  a farmer at Okute Valley -- found body of -- 


Friday 2 June 1899
Meeting of Creditors - 009
HUNTER - Hiram, storekeeper, Sydenham ---    lots more ---

Presentations - 010
McCORMACK - Mrs T. wife of Constable ----   transferred from Lytt. to Christchurch --
COWLISHAW -  F.I.  and
TURNER - C.F,  of Canterbury Rowing Club, -- 
BROCK - Miss,   at Loburn School,  ---presented with a  travelling case --


Saturday 3 June 1899

Farm for Sale -  012
CLINTON - W. F.    500 ac.  and home  at Darfield ------

Auction -  014
HOLT - Mr Geo.  sell all his furniture at 139 Harper St --  leaving Christchurch.

Presentation - 015
HOWARD - Miss Lucy, ass. mistress Richmond School -- getting married -- connected with school for 17yrs as pupil and teacher ---

Inquest - Auckland - 016
McDONALD - Bernard, -- found drowned --

Auction - 017
McTAVISH - Mr R.  household Furniture --  leaving for the North island.

Missing Friends - 018
MONTGOMERY - Sara,  or Mrs GUISE ----
DICK - John,  of -- Victoria  --- write to sister  Mrs Janet HANNA,  at Kumara,
LANE - Thomas, left Bermondsey, London,  c.1846 with his wife Ann,  ---
SMITH - Syd,  brother Fred  inquires, last known in Otago --
WELLER (nee Goodison) nephew John Cresswell inquiring  --
OXENHAM - Stephen,  and his brothers --  sister Phillipa asks --
MILLER - William, of Tweedmouth -- Eng.   last heard of from NSW 7 Aug. 1896
YOUNG - William John, left Markethill, Co. Armagh 37 yrs ago --  sister Mary Ann Wallace asks.
CANE - Elizabeth Jane, last heard of 8yrs ago at Willisden --  brother Philip asks.
DENHAM - Ernest,  last heard of 2 and half years ago at -- Taranaki, cousin Mrs Smallridge asks.

Missing Friends019
TOMLINSON - William, son of Charles, -- left Sheffield about 1854  sister Mrs Jane Glavee asks.
TAYLOR - Ralph, b. Sunderland  pressed into HM service ---
WEST - Annie (nee Finch) left Cambridge Nov. 1892 --  brother William asks.
DAWKINS - Edward, of Finsbury in 1866-7 last wrote home in 1871  brother John asks.
DIXON - Daniel, left Ickborough, Norfolk, 50 yrs ago -- brother Judd asks.
MARTINSON - Albert H. last wrote from Dunedin NZ in 1894 --
MORRIS - George W. left Stroud, Glos in March 1869 -- sister Sarah asks.
READING - John G.   sailed from Albert Docks for NZ in 1884 ------
HART - WIlliam, photographer in Invercargill in 1885 sister Eliza asks ---
CHALCRAFT - James,  of Storrington Sussex, and wife from Belgium, last heard in 1883 --
COSMAN - Francis, left Eng. in 1852 --  last heard 36yrs ago in Tasmania  -- dau. Annie asks.
SMITH - George or John, b. Warrington, left 50yrs ago  nephew Thomas H. asks.

Missing Friends - 020
PLYMPTON - Mrs Alice (nee Parker) late London, ---
BARNES - William, last heard of Wanganui NZ sister Mrs G.J.Bell asks.
COOPER - Emily (nee Mason)  last heard Mt Fyfe, Kaikoura  mother S. Mason asks.
DRISCOLL - Thomas, left Cork, Ireland 1 Nov. 1867  ---  mother asks.
BISHOP - Mrs, passenger on Ionic 4yrs ago  ----
POTTS - Joesph & Louisa,  left Reading 1882 last news 1887 from -- Auckland sister Selina asks.
WHITTAKER - William H. and Dora, sailed for NZ 1878 ---
BUNTING - William,  carpenter of -- Warwickshire,   went to Chch  40yrs ago --
BAILEY - Edward, of Maidstone, last known Auckland  sister Jane asks ---

Answers - 020
NORMAN - Henry, Papatotara, Waiau, West Southland  -- your address will be sent on.
BARRATT - Robert,  letter sent on ---

Inquest -  021
PRIEST - Samuel, hus. of  Janette.  ---    more --


Monday  5 June 1899

Auckland - Boat acc -  024
HINEMOA -  arr. from -- East Cape,  loss of 4 lives by drowning --   1st mate and 3 seamen -- 
                  Mr W. BROWN, chief mate,   M. BUCHANNAN,    C. OSTERMANN,  & O. SJOBOLOM, sailors, an inquiry to be held.

Property Sale - 025
MILLER - Messrs & Sons,  signed a lease  for 14 yrs at Gebbie's Valley, they have occ. the property for 14yrs.

Canterbury Caledonian Society - 026
McTAVISH - Mr R. friends are arranging a send off ----


Tuesday 6 June 1899
Obituary - 029
PERKINS - Joseph, -- 2yrs president Canterbury Trotting Club --  treasurer, and life member --leaves a widow and one child --

Presentations - 030
RUTLEDGE - Miss, mistress of Flemington School  for 3yrs  ---
BULL - Mr Clarence, of Waddington School leaving for Marlborough district.


Wednesday 7 June 1899
Farm For Sale - 032
DAY - Mr W.H.  at Springston,  507 acres, ---

Presentation - 033
TONGE - Mr J. 15 yrs station master at West Oxford, -- retiring --


Thursday 8 June 1899
Presentation - 036
McTAVISH - Mr R. farewelled,  17 yrs with Caledonian Society, -- leaving for Wanganui --

Valedictory - 037
SAUNDERS - Mr Alfred,   leaving for England -- very long column,  did not photograph it all.

Fatality - 038
SHRIMPTON - Frances Clara, age 25 -- living at Timaru ----


Friday 9 June 1899
Death - 039
BENNETTS - Mrs, died on Wed. age 78,  wife of Mr Hugh, came to Lytt.  in "William Miles"  in 1860 ---

Presentations - 042
DAGGER - Mr R.G.   leaving Christchurch for Wellington -- 
McCARTHY - Mr J. F. ---  transferred to Rakaia, with the railways ---

Auckland - 043
ROBINSON - Joshua,  has died age 88,  co-founder of Auckland Total Abstinence Society in 1842 -- 


Saturday 10 June 1899

Fatalities - 045
WHELAN - Patrick,  a ganger on the railway ---  run over at Dipton --
FINN - age 27 -- drowned --  Port Moeraki --

Missing Friends - 047
TILLER - John, left Eng. about 1871 in the Robert Henderson, ------
MONTGOMERY - Sara, or Mrs Guise --- send address to --
DICK - John, of -- Victoria sister Mrs Janet HANNA  of Kumara asks --
LANE - Thomas & wife Ann, left Bermondsey, London 1846 --
WELLER - (nee Goodison)  nephew John Cresswell asks --
BISHOP - Mrs, passenger Ionic 4yrs ago --
YOUNG - William John, left Markethill, Co. Armagh,  37yrs ago --
DENHAM - Ernest,  cousin Mrs Smallridge asks.---
TOMLINSON - William, son of Charles, left Sheffield about 1854, sister Mrs Jane Glaves asks
TAYLOR - Ralph, ---  b. Sunderland,  
WEST - Annie (nee Finch)   left Cambridge in Nov. 1892  -- brother William asks.

Missing Friends - 048
DAWKINS - Edward, of Finsbury in 1866-7  last wrote home in in 1871 --
DIXON - Daniel, left Ickborough, Norfolk, some 60yrs ago --  brother Judd asks.
MARTINSON - Albert H. last wrote from Dunedin in  1894  ---
MORRIS - George W. left Stroud, Glos. in March 1869   -- sister Sarah asks.
READING - John G. sailed from Albert docks in 1884 --
HART - William, photographer in Invercargill  in 1885 sister Eliza asks.
CHALCRAFT - James, of Storrington, Sussex, & wife ---
COSMAN - Francis left England --  in 1852 -- 
SMITH - George or John, of Warrington  50yrs ago --
DENHAM - Ernest,  last heard of from Taranaki --
PLYMPTON - Mrs Alice (nee Parker)  late London ---
BARNES - William,  was in Wanganui, sister Mrs G.J.Bell asks.
COOPER - Emily (nee Mason)  last heard of from Kaikoura in 1897 --
DRISCOLL - Thomas, left Cork, Ireland,  1 Nov. 1867   ---
POTTS - Joseph & Louisa left Reading in 1882 --
WHITTAKER - William H. & wife Dora sailed for NZ in 1878 ---
BUNTING - William, of Hillmorten, Warwickshire, ---
BAILEY - Edward, of Maidstone last known in Auckland,  sister Jane asks. 

Presentations -049
FENWICK - Dr.   helped members of Tai Tapu nursing class of St John Ambulance -- 
FRIZZELL - Miss & Mr J.R.  leaving West Eyreton to move to Southland ---

Property Auction - 050
TWIGGER - John,  lease of 47 sections  fronting Lincoln Rd & Wrights rd.


Monday 12 June 1899
Fatalities - 052
BRYANT - William,  age 49, died suddenly South Dunedin --
HUMPHRIES - Charles, age 30 single --  died -- Auckland
TUCKER - Arthur, single, age 35, killed at Tekopuru Sawmill ---

Fatal Accident - 053
REID - Violet, a domestic servant was lighting a fire and clothes caught fire ---  lots more --

Inquest - 054
SOMERFIELD -  at Hinds,   inf. dau. of Mr William, ----


Tuesday 13 June 1899
Land Transfers - 058
CLARKE - Ellen,  22 p. part RS 206 St Albans,  occ. by Hannah Stewart.
SLATER - Henry  &
BRITTAN - Francis,  34 a. 1 rood,  RS  861 & 1068,  occ. by Willie & Frederick Brown.
COOKE - William Routledge, 4p. part RS 30 Linwood.   occ. by applicant.

Napier - 059
PELLAM - Albert, age 35 found drowned  ---  near Taradale --

Inquest - 060
REID - Violet, --  lots more ----  accidental death returned ---


Wednesday 14 June 1899
Inquests - 062
ARNOLD - Thomas,  age 76, died suddenly at Thames ---
HUMPHRIES - Charles, --   Auckland --

Papanui Clearing Sale - 064
HODGSON - Mr T.  clearing sale, ---  bought a property at Woodlands, Southland,  ---


Thursday 15 June 1899
Oamaru - 065
BARRACLOUGH - John, one of oldest settlers in Oamaru died age 73.

Divorce - 066
BATGER - Mrs  (nee MOELLER) of Wellington,   Marr. Nov. 1893  ---  sues for divorce

Marriage write - up -  068
DOIG - IRONSIDE - at Chertsey, Miss J. Ironside was marr. to John Doig ------

Presentation - 070
MURRAY - John, manager Orari Station --  leaving for holiday in Australia --- more --

Death -  071
WHITE -  another early settler Mrs, wife of Thomas, died ---


Friday 16 June 1899
Fatality - 073
CATLOW - Blackburn,  washed off Timaru Wharf on 13 May  -- found yesterday --


Saturday 17 June 1899
Inquest - 076
CATLOW - Blackburn,  --- accidentally drowned ---

Death - 077
DREW - John, a widower, age 60 from Pigeon Bay ---  inquest will be held --

Missing Friends - 079
COOK - Mrs (nee Gundy) left Hereford, Eng. early 50's ---
TILLER - John, left Eng. about 1871 in the Robert Henderson, ------
MONTGOMERY - Sara, or Mrs Guise --- send address to --
DICK - John, of -- Victoria sister Mrs Janet HANNA  of Kumara asks --
LANE - Thomas & wife Ann, left Bermondsey, London 1846 --
WELLER - (nee Goodison)  nephew John Cresswell asks --
BISHOP - Mrs, passenger Ionic 4yrs ago --
WEIR - Mrs Priscilla, living Mosgiel, NZ in 1890  sister Ada asks.
WELDON -  or CRAWLEY - Frederick, went to Auckland about 20yrs ago. brother James asks
OXENHAM - Stephen, and his brother, last known in Auckland -- sister Phillipa asks.
MILLER - William, of Tweedmouth,  ---  last heard of NSW --
CANE - Elizabeth Jane, last heard 8yrs ago  brother Philip asks.
YOUNG -
DENHAM - Ernest,  last heard of from Taranaki --
TOMLINSON - William, son of Charles, left Sheffield about 1854, sister Mrs Jane Glaves asks
TAYLOR - Ralph, -a marriner,  --  b. Sunderland,   pressed into HM service --

Missing Friends - 080
WEST - Annie (nee Finch)   left Cambridge in Nov. 1892  -- brother William asks.
DAWKINS - Edward, of Finsbury in 1866-7  last wrote home in in 1871 --
DIXON - Daniel, left Ickborough, Norfolk, some 60yrs ago --  brother Judd asks.
MARTINSON - Albert H. last wrote from Dunedin in  1894  ---
MORRIS - George W. left Stroud, Glos. in March 1869   -- sister Sarah asks.
READING - John G. sailed from Albert docks in 1884 --
HART - William, photographer in Invercargill  in 1885 sister Eliza asks.
CHALCRAFT - James, of Storrington, Sussex, & wife ---
COSMAN - Francis left England --  in 1852 -- 
SMITH - George or John, of Warrington  50yrs ago --
DENHAM - Ernest,  last heard of from Taranaki --
PLYMPTON - Mrs Alice (nee Parker)  late London ---
BARNES - William,  was in Wanganui, sister Mrs G.J.Bell asks.
COOPER - Emily (nee Mason)  last heard of from Kaikoura in 1897 --
DRISCOLL - Thomas, left Cork, Ireland,  1 Nov. 1867   ---
POTTS - Joseph & Louisa left Reading in 1882 --
WHITTAKER - William H. & wife Dora sailed for NZ in 1878 ---
BUNTING - William, of Hillmorten, Warwickshire, ---
BAILEY - Edward, of Maidstone last known in Auckland,  sister Jane asks.


Monday 19 June 1899
Fatalities - 082
CARTIER -  a man,  killed in explosion at Mangaweka --
EVANS - Ella, inf. dau -   died of natural causes --
FOREMAN - W P  body found --  Gisborne ----
HALL - George, of Le Bons Bay,  dropped dead on the wharf ---
PAHIROA - Hami, a Native Chief,  found dead --

Presentations - 082a
DALGLEISH - Mr D.   --  leaving Lyttelton for Westport --  --
NEWMAN - Mr C.A.   --- leaving for Wellington --- presented with a silver-plated kettle ----

Presentations - 082a
DALGLEISH - Mr D.   --  leaving Lyttelton for Westport --  --
NEWMAN - Mr C.A.   --- leaving for Wellington --- presented with a silver-plated kettle ----


Tuesday 20 June 1899
Presentation - 084
PENN - Mr W. H.  presented with a marble clock --  7yrs in Ashburton district, leaving for Wellington.


Wednesday 21 June 1899
Fatalities -  086
MURRAY - Hugh, age 4  fell into a creek -- at Kuaotumu --
HALL - George, inquest -- 


Thursday 22 June 1899
Meeting of Creditors - 090
SCALES - Walter, commission agent,  Timaru ----


Friday 23 June 1899
Fatalities   - 092
PAGE - Charles, storeman   suffered burns  -----
FOREMAN - William Penny, remains found at Nuhaka North -- missing since Sept. ---


Saturday 24 June 1899
Fatalities - 095
MUIR - Robert, age 50   a wheelwright, of Kyber Pass ---  died --

Missing Friends - 097
BARNES - William, last heard of in Wanganui --
BISHOP - Mrs,  passenger in "Ionic" 4 yrs ago --
COOK - Mrs (nee Gundy)  left Hereford, Eng. early 50's. last heard of in Auckland
COOPER - Emily (nee Mason)  last heard in Kaikoura in 1897 ---
DAVIES - John Rowland, sailed from Cardiff 17 April 1884 in "Dargeeling"
DICK - John, - -- write to his sister at Kumara
DRISCOLL - Thomas, left Cork, Ireland 1 Nov. 1887 for Aus.  mother asks ---
LANE - Thomas, left Bermondsey, London 1846 with wife Ann  ---
MADDEN - Mary, last heard of in Greymouth -- (nee Clark)
MONTGOMERY - Sara or Mrs GUISE ---  
PLYMPTON - Mrs Alice (nee Parker)  late of London  --- 
TILLER - John, left Eng. about 1871 in the "Robert Henderson"   supposed to have gone to Aus.
WELLER - (nee Goodison) nephew John Cresswell  asks ---


Missing Friends - 098
BAILEY - Edward, of Maidstone, last known in Auckland,  sister Jane asks --
BARNES - William, last wrote in 1890 from Wanganui NZ  sister Topsy asks ---
BUNTING - William,  left  Hillmorten, Warwickshire  40 yrs ago  ---
CHENNELLS - Thomas, of Weathampton, Herts, living Dunedin 1868 ---
COPPLESTONE Christopher marr. Alice Bennet here ---
DEVEY - George & Jess,  were in Auckland in 1863, sister Jane asks ---
FINCHAM - Eliza, left India docks 1874 for NZ marr John MERRIT sister Sarah
GRIMES - Harry, sailed for Wellington June 1873  brother Jack asks --
KELLY - Thomas V. of Birmingham, sailed in 1877  sister Ellen  seeks him or sister Mary and Margaret ask --
NOSH - Charles A. left Portsmouth in 1856 sisters Emily & Polly ask ---
POTTS - Joseph & Louisa, left Reading in 1882, sister Selina asks ---
REA - Elizabeth, left Northampton for Dunedin c. 1883 brother William asks ---
SELF - Sarah, left London for Lytt. in 1874 sister Annie asks ---
SMITH - George or John, of Warrington, Eng. left about 50yrs ago  ---
VALLANCE - Walter R. sailed for Lytt. 15yrs ago  brother Harry asks
WHITTAKER - William H. & wife Dora, sailed for NZ in 1878 --- 


Answers to Missing Friends - 099
CONDOR - Mary,  (11 Dec) left Yorkshire with hus. & 2 children in 1879 now in Marlborough, NZ
DIXON - E.    info sent --
HART -  William,  info passed on 
PULLEN - Samuel, (4 Dec)  sister in Surrey asked -- now in Wellington, NZ
WATSON - J. B.   received an answer from his brother, 
SINCLAIR - William (18 Dec) not been heard by sister Elizabeth for 20 yrs now in Taranaki, NZ


Monday 26 June 1899
Presentations - 101
BURKE - Mr P.     catering for the Mounted Corps,  very successful as their caterer ---

Fatalities- 102
FLUTTER - Edward,  age 25 b. London, died suddenly   Gisborne --
HERN - J. fell from the gangway   on 'Tekoa" ---- Wellington.


Tuesday 27 June 1899
Dental Exam Results- 105
Sydney H. Jones,  Dunedin
J. G. H, Mackay, Gore
D. McGill,  Dunedin,  Frederick Odlum, Auckland,
Sydney A. Parkes, Wanganui
R.F.Rodie, Invercargill
R. Scott, Dunedin
Frank Throp, Dunedin.

Fatalities - 106
HARDING -  an old man who fell over a cliff a few days ago  died in hosp -- Wellington
SEDGLEY - Harry, --  died  New Plymouth --

Presentations -108
SINCLAIR - Mr,  at Ladbrook's  secretary of  Band of Hope,  -------


Wednesday 28 June 1899
Fatality -  111
HEARD - Thomas, drowned in Mangahao River ---- leaves a wife and several children

Drowning- 112
STURGESS - George William,  found in the Avon River, -- 


Thursday 29 June 1899
Inquest - 114
STURGESS - George William,   wife Harriet  --- 

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
28 February 2016

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