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Thursday  3 December  1903
Birth  -  04
MULLON  -  30 November at High Street,  Marton, North Island,  to wife of O.A.Mullon  - a daughter.

Marriages  -  04
COOK - MEDCALF  -  15 October at  --- Thomas,  son of Thomas Collins Cook  to  Evelyn Wilders Medcalf (Eva) dau of Gervase Albert Medcalf 
NEWBURGH  -  BOON  -  18 November  at ----- William Samuel Newburgh  of Sydenham,  to  Rose Mabel Boon  of Linwood.
TURNER  -  BARCOCK    -  23 November at -----  Walter Wortley Turner,  only son of  Rev T.Turner  to  Georgina Lillie Barcock  of Richmond.

Deaths  -  04
WATHEW   -  2 December at his residence,  Colombo street,  St Albans,    Joel Wathew,  in his 60th year


Saturday  5 December  1903

Birth  -  10
JAMES  -  4 December  at Rangiora  to  wife of J.R.James  -  a son.

Deaths  -  10
BLUNDELL    -  4 December  at  her res.  New Brighton,  Emily,  beloved wife of Thomas S. Blundell,  in her 43rd year.
GURDLER   -  2 December at Main street,  Temuka, Clara Jessie,  ---infant dau. of Henry & Jessie Gurdley,  aged 10 weeks.
JONES  -  4 December ----  Oamaru,  Annie Staines,  wife of Edward Jones,  mother of Edward Mills and J. Staines Jones  Chch,  in her 54th year.
MARTIN   -  5 December at Sumner,  Lilian,  dearly bel. wife of Fred Martin,  -----  in her 48th year.

In Memoriam  -  10
McNICOL  -  --- of Ethel Ruth McNicol  died Holly road,  St Albans  6 De


Monday  7 December  1903
Births  -  15
DEARSLEY  -  19 November at Matheson's road,  Linwood,  to wife of J.J.Dearsley  -  a son.
HUMPHREYS  -  30 November  at Willis street,  Ashburton,  to wife of H.A.Humphreys,  - a daughter.
ROUND  -  3 December at Riverdale,  Radley,  to wife of T.W.P.Round, -  a daughter.

Deaths  -  15
DEWSBURY  -  6 December at his res. Tankerville, Halswell,  John Shillington Millar Dewsbury,  in his 70th year.
HART  -  5 December at Belfast,  Robert,  3rd -- son of Thomas & Mary Jane Hart,  aged  20 years -----
MARTIN  -   as above
MITCHELL  -  6 December at res. of her mother, (Mrs S.W.Neate) --Lilian Annie, bel wife of Boyd T. Mitchell,  dau. of late James Good, aged 23
MOORE  -  6 December at her late res. Amberley,  Hannah,  relict of late John Moore,  aged 64 years.
POWELL  -  5 December at Chch Hospital, 4th son of W. and E.A.Powell, of Hororata,  aged 29 years.
THOMSON  -  6 December  at his res. 83 Papanui road,  St Albans,  J.G.Thomson.

In Memoriam  - 15
CANE   -  mother Mary Ann Francis Cane,  died Lyttelton  on 7 December  1902   ---  inserted by  her loving daughter and son in law.


Thursday  10 December  1903
Births  -  22
APPLEGARTH    -  at Christchurch,  to wife of J.L.Applegarth  - a daughter
SUCKLING    -  7 December  at Tai-Tapu  to wife of Courtney M.Suckling  -  a son.

Death  -  22
ROWE   -  9 December  at 116 Durham Street, Sydenham,  Elizabeth, bel. wife of James Rowe  in her 66th year ----


Tuesday 15 December  1903
Births  -  34
WILKIE  -  13 December  at Mrs Mullins Nursing home,  Darfield,  to wife of Alexander    - a daughter (late of Barcaldie, Queensland) -------
FERIM  -  14 December at Leithfield,  Alice Ferim -   a daughter ---

Marriages  -  34
COOPER - HODGSON - 3 Dec at -----  Frederick C. Cooper ------  eldest son of R. Cooper,  Papanui,  to G. Millicent, 2nd dau. of T. Hodgson, Papanui.
SMITH - LINGARD -  1 December at ---- Frank Percival, only son of Francis J.Smith  to  Constance Eleanor, younger dau. of late Archdeacon E.A. Lingard.

Deaths  -  34
BARON    -  14 December,  george Baron of -----   in his 61st year,
CATTERMOLE    -  14 December at Clarkville,  Mary, bel. mother of John Cattermole,  in her 88th year. ----
KINGDON    -  1? December at   his late res. Yaldhurst.  Josiah Kingdon,  aged 62 years.
MERRITT    -  14 December at his late res.  ----- William Merritt,  in his 73rd year.
MILES    -  14 December at Good street,  Rangiora,  Bridget,  bel. wife of William Miles,  aged 57 years.


Friday 18 December  1903

Births  -  42
ENGLEFIELD    -  12 December at ---  to wife of G. Englefield,  - a daughter.
PALMER    -  16 December  at Christchurch,  to wife of E.V.Palmer  of Burnham, -  a daughter.

Marriage  -  42
BOYCE  -  ANDREW - 2 December  at ----  Thomas Edward,  son of late John Boyce,  Leithfield,  to  Flora,  young. dau. of Walter Andrew,  of Christchurch.

Death  -  42
GUNN  -  17 December  at Christchurch Hospital,  Henry John,  bel. husband of Annie Gunn,  late of Launceston and Wellington,  aged 56 years.

In Memoriam  -  42
EASTERBROOK  - Margaret,  bel. wife of Mr G. Easterbrook,  died prebbleton 18 December 1891,  aged 51.  ------   loving daughter N.Reese.


Saturday  19 December  1903

Marriage  -  45
GEDDIS - EVANS   -  16 December at res. -----  Andrew John Geddes of ----  to Eliza Mary, eld. dau. of William Evans,  Mathesons road, Linwood.

Funerals  -  45
DENNISON    -  Annie leaving her late res. 93 Queen street, Sydenham,   --- for the Sydenham Cemetery.


Monday 21 December  1903

Death  -  46
TAYLOR   -  21 December  at Waltham road,  Sydenham,  Laura Augusta,  bel wife of R.M.Taylor,  in her 69th year.

Funerals  -  46
TAYLOR   -  Laura Augusta,  ---  for the Sydenham Cemetery. ------


Tuesday 22 December  1903

Marriages  -  55
FLETCHER - COCKROFT -  5 November at Linwood, ----- Joseph Herbert,  oldest son of Mr Fletcher,  to  Lily,  youngest dau. of late Joseph Cockroft, ------
OATES  -  COCKROFT -  9 December at res. of the bride,  Chapel Street,   John Oates  to  Janet Cockroft.
ROBERTS - CLAREBURT -  9 Nov at --- Weymouth,  son of late Weymouth Roberts,  Ashburton,  to Blanche Edith, dau. of John Clareburt of Napier

Deaths  -  55
BERESFORD  -  21 December at --- Thomas John,  bel. hus. of E. Beresford,  in his 62nd year
KELLY - 20 December at --Dunedin,  George Burdett,  bel. hus. of Charlotte May Kelly,  only son of D.G.Kelly,  Disraeli street,  Sydenham.


Monday 28 December  1903

Birth  -  63
NORRIS  -  2? December at Wanganui,  to wife of Edwin T. Norris  - a son.

Marriage  -  63
HULBERT  -  ELLISTON  -  22 Dec at ---  Harry, son of Alfred Hulbert to Fanny Gertrude,  dau. of late Charles & Fanny Elliston 41 Gifford street, London.

Deaths  -  63
ALEXANDER    -  27 December at ---- Isabella, relict of late James Alexander,   aged 73 years.
BAIN    -  26 December  at the Manse, Harper st. Sydenham,  Wilhelmina Bain,  aged 25 years.
BASHFORD   -  27 December at --- Mary,  bel wife of William Bashford,  in her 65th year
BECK    -  26 December at ---Jean,  dau. of Robert Beck,  ----  in her 26th year.
FAASS    -  26 December at ---  Harold Edward,  ---son of henry & Edith Faass,  aged 6 years. ---
HARVEY   - 27 December at Chch hospital,  Charles Valentine,  eldest son of C.V. and M.H.Harvey,  of ----  aged 15 years  and 7 mths.

In Memoriam  -  63
WALLS  -  Sara bel wife of James Walls,  died 28 December 1902 ------  loving husband and childen.

Funerals  - 63
LYNSKEY  -  ---- for the Catholic Cemetery,  Rangiora.------


Tuesday 29 December  1903

Birth  -  69
ANDERSON  -  23 December at --- Lyttelton  to wife of F.W.Anderson, - a daughter.
HOLCROFT  -  28 December at Rangiora  to wife of H.C.Holcroft. - a son.

Marriages  -  69
BEATON  -  LAING  -  11 Dec at ----  George,  son of Alexander beaton,  Longside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland,  to Mary Eliza 4th dau. of Alexander Laing -
SMITH - COWPER  - 16 Dec at --- John Charles, son of William Smith, --- to Annie Elizabeth,  dau. of late Henry Cowper,  Gisborne papers please copy.

Death  -  69
TODD   - 28 December --- Andrew Todd,  aged 69.

In Memoriam  -  69
PREDDY   -  Hettie,  eld. dau of Mr T. Harman  died Rangiora 29 December 1902  aged 28 years. -- inserted by her parents.
WHITTINGTON   -  James,  died 29 December 1902  at ---  in his 81st year. -  inserted by loving wife and children.


Wednesday 30 December  1903

Funerals  -  70
LYE   -  Amelia  wife of Mr Arthur Lye  -----  for the Linwood Cemetery.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
14 May 2008

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