The Christchurch  Press   -   January   1915

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Friday 1 January 1915
Nelson - Death - 002
CARRICK - Mr R.  one of the oldest NZ journalists, died on 24 Dec.  arr. about 1860 ----- lots more

Gisborne -  003
COOPER - Private Albert George,  died at Abassia Hosp. Egypt on the 26th inst. son of William Cooper,  age 22
 
Death - 005
GRAY - Eliza Jane,  single, age 27 died suddenly at  -- Heathcote.   inquest to be held ----

Obituary - 006
MYERS - Mr A.L.  --- President of the Jewish Assoc.  ---   a brother Mr S. Myers --  of Dunedin, leaves 2 daughters  and 1 son  Dr Frank Myers of Wellington  ----

Dunedin - Death - 007
SABISTON - William Fergus,  age 3mths,   died --- 

Death - 008
SANDREY - George, of Riccarton,  arr. Lyttelton in the "Sebastopol "  in 1861  ---   

New Plymouth - 009
TABOR - Mr George,  born in Wellington,  -- a dental surgeon,   --- went to London -- 

Nelson -  011
WATTS - Capt.  killed in action at the front --- age 32, son of late Charles watts, Wairau Valley.   was on staff of Eastern Extension Telegraph Co. at -- Nelson --
                 3 Christchurch lads were on the staff  Mr Spencer Bourne (died Machavie railway disaster)  Mr Eustace Cocks and Mr Harley Thomas,


Saturday 2 January 1915
Bennetts -  clearing sale -  013
DONOVAN - late Richard,  clearing sale of live and dead stock -----

Loburn - Clearing sale -  015
KIMBER - Mr R.J.F.   at Nth Loburn,    long  list of items ----

Auction Sale -  016
MARRINER - Mrs M.  sold  property  -- 122 Richardson Street, Opawa,  long list ----

Auction -  017
POWER - late John,  clearing sale at Woodgrove  ---  list of items ---

Auction - 018
ROSE - Mr,  sold property,  120 Tancred st,   list of furniture & effects ----


Monday 4 January 1915
Obituary -  020
BRAIK - Mr G.D.  Director of Education and Chief Inspector of Schools  died -- 

Fatalities - 021
COSTAR - William, a farm labourer, Auckland ---- died ---
THORNHILL - Annie,  found dead ---  Dannevirke
WHITFORD - Gwen Christina, age 13, drowned   --- Wanganui
WOOD - Charles James,  age 50,   died --  Wellington.

Inquests -  023
MCGUIRE - Patrick,  age 64,  a gardener,  found dead in his room  ---  
ORR - Alice Beatrice,  age 13mths,  died  -----
WORMALD - George Samuel,  died on Friday, ------

Wanganui - Obituary - 024
LENNARD - Mr A.C.  died suddenly on Thursday  ---- leaves widow and 3 sons ---


Tuesday 5 January 1915
Fatalities - 026
BAXTER - George,  age 46, a Swede,  found dead at Tokomaru Bay Hotel --
HALL - Thomas,  middle aged, from Northern Ireland, --  was a blacksmith. died  at Reefton
PALLESEN - Grace, age 15,  was killed in a buggy accident ---  from Papakura --

Casualties -  027
BLACKLOCK - James William,  age 5yrs son of William, iron moulder, Dunedin --  died ---
GRIFFIN - William Henry,  retired railway official,  found dead -----
McFARLANE - John Daniel,  age 45,   ---   of Invercargill -- found dead ---

Bankruptcy - 029 & 029a  &  029b
MASLIN - Caleb Jesse, of Christchurch,  farmer, ---   long column ----

Casualties - 030
HOLLINGS - Henry,  broke his leg at Dunsandel on Sat. ----
PEARY - E.  had accident at work, -- sent home --


Wednesday 6 January 1915
Obituaries -  033
DEWDNEY - Rev. Arthur,  died in America,  was one time in NZ ------
RUSSELL - John Hyndman,  age 82,  b. Staffordshire, emigrated to Australia, -- arr. Dunedin 1860 ----
SIMPSON - Alexander,  Official Assignee for Wellington -- died age 63 --


Thursday 7 January 1915
Inquest -  Ruahine Tragedy - 036  &  037
McCANN -   Joseph McCann,  Lucy Amelia McCann  and their 13mth old son ---  lots more ----

Obituary -  038
STRUTT - Alfred William,  well known artist -- b. Taranaki, NZ 

Obituary - 039
WATSON - Mrs Eliza Jane,  -- died 27 December  age 70 b. Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Ireland,  came here with her hus. in 1867  in the "Bluejacket"   --- 
                 a widow for 8 yrs,  -- lived in Courtenay,  6 sons and 2 daughters still living.


Friday 8 January 1915
Casualties -  041
BUGDEN - Archie,  died --  leave a wife and 3 children    Gisborne --
SOWDEN - John, a very old res. of Lyttelton,  died suddenly  --  age 79,
SMITH - James,   single, found drowned in harbour at Dunedin ----

London -  043
KENNEDY - Dr J.P.  (late of Levin, NZ)  died on 28 December --  age 59.

Fatality - 044
WHITEWAY - Frederick Henry,  a Melbourne Tramway Inspector -- died --  has relatives in Christchurch.


Saturday 9 January 1915
Fatalities  -  046
SMITH - James,  found in harbour,  Dunedin --  native of Belfast --   
KENNEDY - David, single, age 20  killed by a fall of earth -- Oamaru --
GREEN - James,   died in a quarry blast --  Patutahi,  Gisborne ---

Inquests -  048
CLINTON - Joseph,  knocked down by a horse at Lowecliffe on 7 Dec.   died 31st Dec.
NICHOLSON - Joseph,  found at Chertsey  on the railway line with a fractured spine -- 
SHEEHY - John,  found in a whare in Tinwald, on 19 Dec.   --- 

Scholarship Exam results  -  049
Long list of names  for North Canterbury email for a copy.


Monday 11 January 1915
Fire -  050
BALLANTYNE -   premises belonged to the Ballantyne estate --  a 12 roomed 2 storey house in Upper Riccarton,
                 occupied by Messrs CLARK,  completely destroyed --

Casualties - 053
POINTON - Margaret,  age about 56 yrs, suddenly collapsed and died --- Wellington --
GIFFEN - William Lewis,  age 18yrs,  drowned --   at Invercargill ---


Tuesday 12 January 1915
Fatalities -  055
ACKERS - William,  an old age pensioner   found dead ---  --  Invercargill
BAZER - Albert, age 17yrs  drowned while bathing in the Puhoi River --
BROWN - Charles,  age 50 -- died at Thames ---

Levin - 056
CHAPMAN - Miss Phyllis,  age 12  drowned -- Mr T. Broome, wife and daughter,  and   Mr & Mrs Carey of Birkenhead  got out safely


Wednesday 13 January 1915
Casualties -  059
HODGE - H.  and his son were drowned  ----   at Te Horo beach ---
CLARK - W. R. of Fielding  was killed --   T.P.Clark and 2 ladies escaped with bruises  at Waipawa

Presentation -  061
HODGINS - Constable ---  transferring to Cass -----  a travelling bag and briefcase ---

Fatality -  062
LAWRENCE - Miss Margaret,  of --- Dunedin,  visiting Christchurch --  died -----

Maintenance Cases  -  063
MOORE - Samuel Francis,   --  case dismissed --
PATTERSON - George Stewart,  --- in arrears
DOUGLAS - John,  in arrears --  2 illegitimate children --
MOYLES - Ernest,   in arrears ---


Thursday 14 January 1915
London - Roll of Honour - 064
ANDREWS - Lieut. Frederick George,  -- killed in a ction --  b. NZ 1872
SANDYS - Capt. G.J., MP for the Wells Div. of Somerset --  was in NZ  married a dau. of late Duncan CAMERON, of Springfield, Canterbury  is recuperating ----
BURLINSON - Pvte G.V.  of N.Z.E.F.  died in Egypt --   was from Nelson ---

Fatalities - 066
Te WARU - Ihaia,  found dead at Te Paraki, 20 miles from Rotorua ---- believed to be 100 yrs old --
ECCLESFIELD - Thomas,  was gored by a bull -- died later -- Hawera --

Inquest  - 068
HODGE - Herbert & Alfred,  died -- at Te Horo Beach -- lots more ---

Examination Results -  069
For Junior free places in secondary, district high and technical schools  for Nth & Sth Canterbury
List of names,  email for a copy.

Wanganui - 070
RANKIN - Thomas,  has died --  member of Wanganui P & T. staff   for 37 yrs.


Friday 15 January 1915
Greymouth -  073
PEPPER - Mr J.S.  many years res. of Greymouth has died ----

Bankruptcy - 074
ROBINSON - Thomas Sarvis,    applying for discharge ----

Obituary - 075
WIDDOWSON - Mr W. b. Nottingham,  arr. with his wife in March 1858 in the "Roehampton"  leaves 2 sons and 5 daughters  -- wife died 14 yrs ago.


Saturday 16 January 1915
Obituary -  076 & 077
BARON - Henry William,  formerly of -- Dunedin,  died at -- Sydney age 80. arr. Nelson in 1859 --    leaves a widow and 9 children --  all named
                ----   body taken to Dunedin for burial ---

Death -  079
BREWER - Frederick,  died at -- Sth Devon, Eng.  on the 2nd  left for a trip lasy May,  father of Mr H. Brewer, Nelson.

Roll of Honour -  080
CAMPBELL - Malcolm,  died 10 Jan. age 40 ---

Death -   081
DONNARD - Mr W.  died at Victoria, British Columbia,   lived in Carterton  for many years -- 

Auctions  -  082
EASTERBROOK -  late Mr George,   5 acres --  Thompsons rd, Prebbleton.
CLARKSON - G.W.    Carleton Rd, Riccarton,  half acre,     -----
WILSON - Mrs Laurie,  moving to Teddington --  6 acres,   2 storey house of 10 rooms Lincoln Rd, Spreydon.

Casualties -  083
McLENNAN - Elizabeth,  age 46,  wife of licensee of  Tapu Hotel,  near Thames ---   died ---
VOCASIVICH - Peter, an Austrian,   was killed at a mine in Waihi   -----

Fires - 084
DRUMMOND - James,  a carpenter,  6 roomed house burnt down at Maori Hill,  Dunedin.
KING - John,   in house adjoining, considerably damaged -- 
WHITE - John,  12 roomed house at Anderson's Bay,  owned by John and occ. by George Moodie   destroyed by fire -- 

Auction - 086
ISHERWOOD - late Mrs,   cnr New Brighton Rd  &  Queensbury St --  1 acre --  7 roomed house --

Palmerston North -  087
LOUGHNAN - Mr C.A. been on trip to the Old Country  due to arrive by the Moldavia  arrives in Sydney on the 21st.

Auction -  088
TOWNEND -  late Mrs A. Q.    Mona Vale,  Fendalton Rd,  and  Matai St ---  over 1 and three quarters acre ---

Auction -  089
WOLEDGE - C.R. --     Warrington St  & Harrison St,   Shirley, --    5 roomed house ----


Monday 18 January 1915
Death - 091
CARLILE - Mr W.W.  took place at Home  age 69,  one time editor of Hawke's Bay Herald ----

Casualities -  092
KESLER -  Mrs  and her son  drowned in the Wakamarina River ---
DENNETT - Ruby,  at Gisborne,  was run down by a car as she alighted from a bus ---  very ill
KOPIRIRI - Hemi,  oage 55  was drowned in the Waipaoa river,  9 miles from Gisborne ---
PEARSE - Philip,  age 20 drowned in the Hutt River ------Archibald John CRAIG tried to save him ---
WILLIAMS - John Arthur,  age 36,  single,  was killed in the Blackball mine ----

Obituary -  093
FORD - Mr Atlantic Seaborn,   well known stockbroker,  died on Saturday -----

Auckland -  095
HUMPHRIES - Owen,  a well known figure on the Auckland Stock Exchange -- died at Epsom last week.

Obituary - 096
NARES - Sir George Strong,  English Arctic explorer, b. 24 April 1831 --  lots more ---
DAY -  Mr E.C.  ex-inspector General of Police, died in Sydney ---

Maintenance - 097
THURSTON - Charles George, an elderly man -- 


Tuesday 19 January 1915
Casualties - 100
McCULLOUGH - Francis Seddon, age 6yrs son of W.F. McCullough, was killed yesterday by a milk cart   at Stratford ---
COGLE - a young man,  found dead at Jacksons head, Blenheim,  -----
PATERSON - Robert,    &
WHITE - Emanuel,  both  mates dropped dead   --- Fielding ---
JOHNSON - Thomas, age 39,  of Taihape --    found dead ---
WILLIAMS -  George,    accidentally shot dead --  at Dunedin --- 

University of New Zealand - Senior National Scholarships  -  101 - 103a
2 columns  of names --  email for a copy

Auction - 105
JOPP -  Mr J.L.  has sold his Hotel  and leased his farm  at Sheffield ---  list of live & dead stock

Wellington - 106
RAYFIELD - Pvte Henry Charles, of Canterbury Infantry Battalion ---   died in Egypt,  nok Mrs Rayfield, Merivale, Christchurch.


Wednesday 20 January 1915
Roll of Honour - 108
CAMPBELL - Trooper Malcolm,  died at sea -- from Poverty Bay --  age 40 --   more ---

Casualties -  109
BEATON - Alexander,  found burned to death at Gumtown, Auckland
SMITH - Hugh,  age 22 was killed by a falling tree --  at Hamilton.
BRYSON - J. a railway guard --  is missing  since Sunday -- Gisborne --
KESZLER - Mrs and her 3 children --  Mrs  drowned ---  at Blenheim --- 
LANE - Charles, age 28 --  more ---
WALKER - Stanley,    age 13 --  of Musselburgh -- leg shattered ---

Matriculation Results -  110  &  111 & 112
long list of names ----

Pahiatua -  113
GARDINER & YEOMAN -  sawmill was completely destroyed and 2 cottages and stables ----

Obituary -  114
FORD - Mr A.S.  --   leaves a widow and 7 children  2 are married ---  

Auction - 116
STEAD - G.L.  Glenallen Estate,  Waikari,  24,000 acres,  -----  more ----

Killed in Action -  117
TAIT - William,  of the King's own Scottish Borderers,  left Gisborne  last August -- 
TODD -  J.  & S.  killed in France ----


Thursday 21 January 1915
Casualties -  119
BARTLEY -  Hector,  age 8,  drowned  -  Timaru ---
PRESTON - Roy,  was drowned at Point Chevalier ----

Senior Free Places Examination Results120
a long list of names  under Christchurch,  Rangiora,  Ashburton,  Timaru,  and Waimate

Public Service Entrance Examination Results121
a long list of Canterbury passes.

Auction - 123
MYERS - S.  estate in Innes Rd,  lots more --- 


Friday 22 January 1915
Obituary - 124
ALLEN - Mr William Shepherd, M.A. of Annandae, Piako.   died in England on 15th -- lived here for 29 years --  b. Manchester in 1831
                 --  marr. a dau. of Mr John Candish, M.P. -- had 6 sons and 4 daughters.

Casualties - 126
MacLEAN - Herbert,  --of Nelson,  drowned at Waikanae, Beach ---  Gilchrist was saved ----
McLEAN - H.  b. Melbourne,  age 29 --  single, --

Roll of Honour London  -  128
PATERSON - Capt. Charles,  of Lancashire Fusiliers, a Melbourne man, died in Leeds military Hosp.


Saturday 23 January 1915
Casualties - 130
MURPHY - Elizabeth Lindsay,  a married woman,  found in Hutt River ------
LAMBIE - Elizabeth,  age 50,  wife of Thomas,   found dead -- 

Fatality -  132
GUNN - Donald,  an old settler, died on Thursday age 79.

Property sale -  133
ISHERWOOD - late Mrs,  cnr New Brighton Rd & Queensbury St.  1 acre,  plus list of furniture ---

Auction Sale -  134
MEIKLEHAM - late Capt. W.H.   "Whangamarino"  8 Cadogan St, Sydenham ---  and furniture ---

Obituary - 135
PILKINGTON - Benjamin,   died at ---  was stationmaster here --  died age 77 ----

Auction Sale - 136
WILSON - Mrs Laurie,  ---  going to Teddington --   Lincoln Rd, Spreydon,  6 acres ---  plus furniture ---


Monday 25 January 1915
Opunake  - 138
BOYLE - Hugh,   came to NZ from Australia,   has died ---

Masterton -  139
ROSSON - Frank,  died on Friday,  age 35,   -----

Death -  140
SNODGRASS - Mrs, has died  age 93   -- mother of Mr J. Snodgrass,   sister of late Robert Graham --  arr. Auckland 1860

Death -  141
YOUNG - Mrs Andrew,   died in Chch last week,   survived by 7 children  4 sons, 3 daus. -- (all named)


Tuesday 26 January 1915
Bankruptcy - 143
FOSTER - Charles George,  mercantile clerk,  --   lots  more --- 

Casualties -  145
GREEN -  James, a seaman,  age 18 -- 
WELLS - William,  age 72 drowned in Paringa Harbour ---

Obituary -  146
SCOTT - James, M.A.  died at Timaru on Sunday --  b. 1835,   emigrated to Victoria  1863 --  more ---


Wednesday 27 January 1915
Palmerston North -  148
LOUGHNAN - Mr C.A. has just returned from an extended trip to the Old Country,  on the"Niagara"

Auckland -  149
MACKY -   Robert,  retired from the Auckland Stock Exchange 2yrs ago  has died ---

Obituary -  150
BRIGINSHAW - William,  of Leeston,  b. Shepparton, England 26 Sept. 1842, -- sailed in the "Blairgarie"  24 May 1875 -- 

Inquest - 151
ELLIOTT - Henry, farmer of Le Bon's Bay,   age 80 --- died -- 

Fatalities - 152
PORTER - James, a carpenter  -- fell from a signal post at Henderson ---
GRIFFITHS - Ephraim,  age 63, retired farmer, Timaru,  killed by a motor car  at Temuka -- 

Fatality -  154
GABBIE -  Mrs Louie,  wife of Mr W.M. of -- Little Rakaia,  died on Friday,   age 28 --   2 young children ---


Thursday 28 January 1915
Casualties - 156
GILMOUR - Martin,  an old settler in Glenavy,  died --  
McQUILLAN - Hugh,  - an engine-driver at Ross,  killed ---
MINOGUE - Thomas,  age 50,  a widower was killed --  near Ophir ---
SCHOLLAR - William James,  of Lyttelton --   suddenly fell down dead ---
TURNER - Barnaby,   died in hosp. Auckland --


Friday 29 January 1915
Auction -  160
MILLER - Mrs W. 44 Opawa road,  list of furniture ---

Fatality  - 161  162
NICHOLSON - a man,   was killed at Saltwater Creek,
GILMOUR - Martin,  killed by  ---  inquest adjourned at Timaru ---


Saturday 30 January 1915
Invercargill -  164
CROSS - Mr Tom,  age 72, slipped on a steam pipe --   died ---  settled at Stewart Island in the 1850's -- wife died 2 yrs ago, leaves 7 sons and 1 daughter -----

Casualties -  165
CHALLINOR -  Wm, an elderly man,  found dead on the railway line ----
DOIG - Craig,  age 21  fell off a lorry --- broke his collarbone ---
DICKEN - Thomas, age 87  found dead in his bedroom ---
GREEN - Seaman,  drowned -- 

Obituary - 167
STEWART - Henry,  b. Bradford, Yorkshire in 1834,  arr. Christchurch in 1861 from Melbourne, --  age 80 leaves a widow, 4 sons and 4 daughters --  Addington Cemetery.

Technical College Evening School Examination Results168
 long list of names,  email for a copy.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
30 March 2015

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