The Christchurch  Press   -   February 1915

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Monday 1 February 1915
Nelson - 002
COOK - Thomas Allwood,  an old Nelson res. died last week.

Property For sale -  004
GILES - Mr E.D.   Mt Parnassus Estate,   2905 acres,  in 5 blocks.

Mona Vale For Sale -  005  & 006
TOWNEND -  late Mrs A.Q.  ---    lots more ---

Death - 007
WHEELER - Mr H.  died at Colombo,  many years associated with Auckland office of the Alliance Insurance Co.

Property For sale -  009
BOWLKER - Mr Thos. property acquired for the Government  for a new gaol, at Templeton,  selling stock furniture etc.


Tuesday 2 February 1915
Casualties - 010
BAKER - Henry, of Waipara,  fractured his wrist ---- 
DRYSDALE - Robert,  found dead on banks of Opihi River,   aged about 60  
HARVEY - Jane,  age about 35  died --  at Lyttelton,   inquest today ---

Sheffield property for sale -  011
COX - Mr F.J.   1 acre land and 6 roomed house  ---

Oxford -  Farewell Social -  012
FAWCETT - Mr & Mrs D.H.  leaving the district  --- going to Dunedin ---

Tai - Tapu - 013a
MOROHAN - Mr B.  sell freehold lands & stock ---  giving up farming because of ill health.


Wednesday 3 February 1915

Maintenance -  016
BENNETT - Edmond,    support for his wife --
CAREY - Richard,  in arrears --    for his wife ---
PHILLIPS -  John,  pay maintenance  for his wife and 4 children.

London -  Death -  017
McMASTER - Mr Alexander Anthony,  of Tekarahi, Nth Otago, died 16 December  age 52  ---  buried at Stranraer,  --
                     wife was Miss REID  of Elderslie  ---   lots more ---

Auction -  018
WOLEDGE - Mr C.R. 3 and half acres   fronting  Warrington St, Harrison St,  Bull st and Shirley rd


Thursday 4 February 1915
Obituary -  020
CAMERON - Hugh, age 80,  b. at Loch Rannock (Scotland)  sailed by ship Star of the East  to Sydney  and from there to Otago in 1854
                   marr. dau. of Duncan BAIN in 1869 ---  more ---

Casualties -  022
PORTER - James,  killed on 26 Jan. at Henderson, Auckland,   ----
MUIR - James,  died -- Gisborne --
GILMORE - Thomas,   drowned near Cambridge --- age about 30 ----
ROFF - James, age 76, inmate of Nazareth Home broke a leg --

Land Sale -   Mt Parnassus Estate - 026
the final subdivision of Mount Parnassus estate --   more 

Senior Scholarships -  027
Awards for 1914   -  list of names in order of merit, 
Francis H.G.Johnston, BHS;       Edgar R. Reay, BHS;      Jean B. Cunningham,  GHS.   Arthur M. Dunkley,  BHS.      Marjory I. Cresswell, Rangiora HS
Alf W. Page,  BHS.     Daphen F. Archenhold,  GHS.      Evangeline A. Penlington GHS.      Adele Innes,  GHS.          Edwin L. Barker,  Rangiora HS. 
Joan N. Mansell GHS.     Geoffrey L. Watters,  Ashburton HS.     Myrtle A.Andrews, GHS.     Malcolm C. Earwaker,  BHS.      Annie G.Wilson,  GHS.

Death -   029
WATTS - Capt. Harold,  killed in action on 25 December --- more ---

Education Board - 028
Appointments made -
List of names of names of Pupil Teachers  and Probationers.


Friday 5 February 1915
Land Board - 032
McLENNAN - James,  section 6,  block XV1   Lowry Peaks   to  John S. Webb
CAESAR - Charles,  Wharenui Hamlet   2 acres  to Alice Clark.
RICHARDS -  Francis G.T.   section 18 block V  Tripp Settlement,   to Michael Lyons  postponed.
KEENE - James J.  section 22,   block X111  Hornby settlement   to  Robert Boswell ----
NOLAN - Honora M.  section 6,  block V111   Timaunga settlement   to Michael McKee.  refused
PAIN - W. Thos.  section 32 block X11 Cheviot Estate,   from Public Trustee 
BARNES - Albert E.  section 34  block X11   Cheviot Estate   to Herbert Scarr
ENSOR - Charles H.   Run 136a  Grey  to A.R.C. Kilian.

Fatalities -  033
MANN -  Sydney,  age 9 drowned at Aramaho, Wanganui ---
PATERSON - Alexander Baden-Powell,  age 15 died suddenly  --     Dunedin---- 


Saturday 6 February 1915
Property Auction -  035
BURKE - Mr Coleman,  his farm at Papanui in Winters rd ,  ---- left Christchurch

Fatalities - 036
WATTERS - Matthew,  killed --  at Masterton --
PETERSON -  a boy --  inquest -- Dunedin ---

Obituary -  037
FOX - Mr Morris, Actuary to the Govt. Insurance Dept. b. 24 May 1858 Leicestershire   arr. NZ in 1880   ---

Property Auction - 038
MATTHEWS - late Sarah Elizabeth,  no 54 Clare rd,   ------

Partnership Notices - 039
COWLISHAW - Mr W.B. has retired -- 
ROBB - James Alexander  &
WHALE - Seth Russell, jewellers --  dissolved partnership -----

Fatality - 040
ROSE - Henry Charles,  age 62, of 23 Albert st Linwood was found dead in bed -- 

Property Auction -  041
WRIGHT - late Emily,  605 Hereford st.  Linwood ---


Tuesday 9 February 1915
Fatalities -  045
THORNTON - Steve,  fell from a bus  and was killed ---  Auckland ---
KINSELLA - Fred,  injury to his eye in a mine  at Waihi 
WOOD -  William John,  age 28, drowned at Tolaga Bay ---


Wednesday 10 February 1915
Sydney -  047
BENNETT - Joseph,  well-known in racing circles  formerly with the Auckland Stud Co.

Property Sale -  050
LIVINGSTONE - late Duncan,  at Oxford,   ----Lot 1,  1 acre and cottage,  Lot 2,  3 roods  with cottage -- 

Property Sale Southbrook - 051
MARTYN - late Ann,  lots 24, 25, 26, 27. part RS no. 709   3 acres, 3 roods 4 roomed house --  at


Thursday 11 February 1915
Spencers Run -  Chaney's - 053
DOWDLE - Mr,    occupying  ----  236 acres --  for sale -- 

Casualties -  054
ADDIS - Thomas Henry,  son of farmer at Winchmore,  --  died -- 
TOSH - David William, age 21mths  son of Murdoch Tosh,  accidentally drowned --   Dunedin.


Friday 12 February 1915
Casualties -  058
LONG - Rev. W.F.  drowned at Norfolk Island   ----
MARTIN- Herbert,   age 38, single,  killed ----  Invercargill --
NOBLE - Joseph,  age 38, single, was killed --  at Greymouth --
THOMAS - M.S. knocked off a digger and killed at Taihape -

Auckland - 059
KEALS -  Mrs, wife of Leslie Keals,    and 6weeks old baby,  killed   --  more ----


Saturday 13 February 1915
Death in Egypt -  060  & 061
BELL - Surgeon-Captain Terras, of Christchurch  -- buried with full military honours  on the 31st  ----

Reinforcements -  063
List of names  of commissions in 3rd Force, 

Christchurch Men -  064  & 065
List of names  of 3rd  &  4th Reinforcements -- 

5th Reinforcements - 066
List of names of Engineers, Artillery, Army Service Corps, Infantry, Mounted Rifles
For Samoa -----

Expeditionary Force -  067
Personnel of British Section. -- long list of names ---

Maori Contingent -  068
List of names --

West Coast Detachment - 069
Long list of names -----

Casualty -  071
GIBBS - George,  a Cust farmer,  met with a painful accident --- broken ribs --

Inquest  - 072
SCOTT - H.G.F.   of Dunedin -- 

Rangitira Valley, South Canterbury -  073
TANCRED - late Mrs Georgina Janet Grace --    426acres   and homestead --- 

Obituary -  074
WAIATA - Potango & Jemima,  d. 3 February   left 2 sons by a former husband --   Potanga d. on Monday night --  5 days later --- 


Monday 15 February 1915
Fatalities -  076
FORMAN - Archibald Leonard,  age 16  was competing in the amateur boxing tournament ------at Gisborne.
HOLLAND - John Francis,  age 37,  found dead --  Auckland ---
McALLISTER - Agnes Gray,  a young woman   found dead on the beach --  New Plymouth ---

Inquest   -  078
HOGG - William,  farmer of Killinchy   was found dead 

Casualty -  080
SCOTT - Staff  Sergt-. Major,  H.G.L.  found dead in Hagley Park on Friday --  mother Mary Elaine Scoot --   age 26  a wife and 3 young children -- 


Tuesday 16 February 1915
Fatality -  081
BARFORD - Cecil James,   licensee of Dudley Arms Hotel, Mangatamoka ---   died ---

Casualties -  083
CULLEN - Mrs E.  of Ashburton,  died    from stepping backward off a moving tram ---
BRYENTON - Annie Thelma, age 2yrs  lost 2 fingers in an accident  --
HALE - Jessie, age 20  fell from a tram-car at Epsom --- 
FORMAN -    inquest --  lad died after boxing accident ---   
HOWIE - "Snowy"  died -- car knocked him down  --  inquest --

Golden Wedding -  084
CUFF -  Mr & Mrs A. Cuff, 2 Canterbury pioneers Mr Cuff, arr, in 1853  in"Minerva"  with his parents  -- went to Pigeon Bay --
                     then Akaroa and Le Bons Bay,  marr. 1865 a daughter of Mr John Cole --  lots more -----

Senior Civil Service Examination results for Christchurch - 085
G.B.Bradshaw:  J.W.Buchanan:  R.O.Collins:  R.O.Cornwall;  G.Esam;  A.Hazleton;  C.James;
D.J.Lattimore;  F.G.Ludbrook;  J.J.McGahey;  H.D. McLeod;  P.N. Quartermain;  E.Rollinson;  J.R.Sansom; 
                C.W.Steele;  L.G.Tuck;  F.E.Twyford;  W.D.Wallace;  J.R.Young;
Ashburton pass -  T.M.Brophy;

Obituary -  087
HASTINGS - Miss Mary Ann Elizabeth,   died at West Lyttelton -- eld. dau. of Sir Charles Hastings,  MD of Worcester, England, 
                     arr. here early 70's    ---- settled in Lyttelton in 1886 --  

Sheep farm for sale -  088
LILL -  George,  680 acres at Dunsandel   --- 


Wednesday 17 February 1915
Obituary  -  090
DAVIES - Capt. Sydney Herbert,  died --  a Crimean Vet. son of Admiral George Davies,  b.Poole, Dorsetshire, in 1838   ---
                         lived in Timaru , came to Dunedin in 1896  -- long column ----

City and Guilds  of London Certificates -  092
lots of names -----  long column ---

Property Sale - 093
MARTYN - late Mrs Ann,  3 acres etc --  at Southbrook  sold to  Mr S.J. Pickard ---

Nurses Contingent - 094
long list of names of New Zealand nurses selected for the contingent of 50 under British War Office --- 

Teachers Diplomas -  095
Dressmaking -
Miss Ruth Anderson, Miss J. Beck,  Miss C.Graham,  Miss Elizabeth McKenzie, Miss A.L.Partridge,  Miss R. Taylor, 
                        Miss E. Thornton,  Miss E. Truman,  Miss M.Watson.
Millinery - 
Miss V. McNie.


Thursday 18 February 1915
Fires - 098
GEBBIE -  Mr Reginald, --  house burnt down ---
MOCKETT -  Mr W. owned building at Waiau,  and was a billiard & hairdressing salon  run by Mr G. Kirkpatrick

Canterbury Nurses for Nurses Contingent   -  099
FANNING - Sister Rose, began trining in March 1905 ---   made sister in 1909  --- more --
INGLES - Sister Alicia,  is Home Sister at the Hosp.  began nursing in 1910  --
HARRIS - Sister Edith,   started training in 1906 --    promoted to sister on 1910

Canterbury Nurses for Nurses Contingent   -  100
BUTLER - Sister Theresa,  joined in 1907,  appointed Sister of men's ward in 1910 --
CHALMER - Sister May,  commenced in 1910 , --   made sister of infirmary wards in Ashburton
CURTIS - Sister, now private nurse in Wellington  began in 1902   appointed sister in 1908 -- 
LIVESEY - Nurse Eva Mary, began in  1902     now private nursing ---
DAVIES - Nurse Kathleen, joined in 1902 --- 


Friday 19 February 1915
Casualties - 102
CLAYWORTH - Mrs, disappeared  from her home -- Westport -- 
BLAIR - Solomon, an old man been missing for 3 weeks -- Westport
DOYLE - Mrs, of 240 Moorhouse Ave -- fractured an arm.
WALLACE - Thomas, a labourer of Gisborne -- died ---
McGREGOR - James,  drowned at Titahi Bay ---
HENDERSON - Henry,  a painter,  age 32  died suddenly  at Blenheim --
FERGUSON - William, age 26 -- suffering concussion   Ashburton.

Obituary -  104
CHEYNE - Rev. Thomas Kelly,   died in London    b. London 18 Sept. 1841 -- 
DOAK - Mr Job,  age 92, died --  arr. Lyttelton in  "Chariot of Fame"  29 January 1863  leaves 3 sons and 3 daughters, Mrs Doak died about 21 yrs ago.


Saturday 20 February 1915
Casualties -  106
MALONE - A.J.  married man  was killed --  Pukekohe --
WALLACE - Thos.  inquest,      -- Gisborne --

Divorce -  107
BRODERICK - Mary Catherine,   from her husband   Herbert Schomburg Brosderick ---
COOLEY -  Ellen Maria,   from her hus.  Henry Walter Cooley --   desertion -- 

Obituary - 108
FRASER - Mr J.F.M.   K.C.     Crown Prosecutor in Dunedin ,  b. Guernsey in 1852  , son of Hon. Capt. Fraser  of East India Co.
                  ----  more --

Property for Sale -  110
HENSHALL - T. and son --  2 roods 12 perches  and family res.  at Papanui  tram terminus --- 


Monday 22 February 1915
Casualties -  112
SHEPHERD - Rita May, age 21 of Ponsonby, fell off a launch --  died later --- 
CLAYWORTH - Mrs, who disappeared  ---  found drowned in the Buller River.
BOYLEN - Harry,  found dead in his hut at Heriot,  ----

Inquest -  114
GARLICK -  Mr,  marr. lived in Wellington,  age 44,  died on the Arthur's Pass coach ---   body to be embalmed and sent to Melbourne
                 ----long column ---

Memorial Service -  115
HASTINGS - Miss Mary,  at West Lyttelton --- long column ----

Wellington - 116
McGREGOR - James,  --  drowned on Thursday  at Titahi Bay --  b. in Scotland ----

Timaru -  117  & 117a
STONYER - Mrs Caroline,  died  age 82, wife of William, -- came here in 1859 in the "Cameo"  leaves 5 sons

Timaru - 118
WOOLLCOMBE - Mr B.M.  and his wife  both died in Singapore ,  both killed  -- only son of late Capt. & Mrs Woollcombe, Timaru
                --  just recently marr. to dau. of Mr Alex Michie, London.


Tuesday 23 February 1915
Casualties -  120
KANE - John,  found lying on footpath at Rangiora  fractured left hip --
WALLACE - Thos.   found dead --    Gisborne --  inquest --
NORTON - Frank,  age 69 a gardener, found dead in a room ---  at Hamilton
LANINI - Peter Joseph,  age 20, sawmill hand --  drowned in the Paroa Lagoon --   on Saturday.

Obituary -  123
RAYNER - George,  died on Saturday,   age 20,  prominent cricketer ---

Dunedin -  124
THOMSON - Dr John Bell,  age 46,  died ---   more ---


Wednesday 24 February 1915
Obituary - 126 & 127
CUTTS - Mr Edward,  died -- a veteran of the Turf in New Zealand  -- b. Black Creek, Maitland, NSW  in 1838, came to NZ age 15yrs
                  -- leaves a widow, 2 sons and a daughter -- 

Bankruptcy - 128
DALEY - Patrick Joseph,  builder,  of Spreydon ---  lots more ---

On Active Service -  The New Zealand Roll -  130
additions and corrections  to the list published on Saturday --- list of names ---

Zeitoun Camp, Cairo  - 131
RAYFIELD - Private,  died 15 February --  was in 4th Platoon of A Company ---


Thursday 25 February 1915
Casualties -  133
INNES - Mrs of Waddington,  -- thrown from a trap  injuries to arm ---
ANDERSON - Alex,  had accident motor-cycle -- Palmerston North.

Bankruptcy - 134
MILN - John Charles,  labourer, of Spreydon,   --  more ---


Saturday 27 February 1915
Casualties -  138
BEATTIE - Mrs John,  of Coalgate  driving in a trap at Coalgate -- both wrists broken --
BROWN - Sergt. P.C.  knocked down  ---  Auckland
HAWKINS - Thomas,   found dead --    Auckland
JOHNSON -  one of the crew age 24 fell from the Kini  -- died Westport ---
MARTIN - John,  age 66  --  died -- Invercargill ---

Property Auction -  140
MASTERS - Mr,  at 72 Abberley rd, St Albans,  ----  left Christchurch ---

Obituary -  141
RICHARDSON  - Hon.  Edward,  C.M.G.  born London 1831 --  civil engineer --  went to Melbourne in 1852 --  arr. NZ 1861 -
            - helped build Lyttelton  rail tunnel  --- gangs met in the middle of the tunnel  21 May 1867 --- long column ---- 

Property Auction -  142
WITHERS - P.G.   Lower Riccarton   &  Sydenham  --   3 lots ---  (leaving Christchurch)

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ  
19 April 2015

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