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Friday 1 November 1918
Wedding -  001
TRERISE - WEIR - Ernest Onslow, son of Mrs Trerise, Opawa  to  Helen, dau. of Mrs A.Weir, ------  brother Private H.Weir, gave the bride away -- 3 little girls bridesmaids --- Agnes Weir,  Tottie Edwards,                                  Joan Wilson ---     best man Quartermaster-Sergeant Weir. ---

Death 002
ADAMS - Charles William,  at his res. Lower Hutt ---- born Buckland, Tasmania, 7 July 1840, -------  settled in  NZ in 1862 -----  2 sons Dr C.E.Adams.  and Mr Arthur Adams,  -------

Death - 004
BUNNY -  Mr Arthur R. of Masterton,  Solicitor and Crown Prosecutor,  aged 72, born Newbury, Berkshire, arrived NZ as a boy with his father,  late Henry Bunny,  


Saturday 2 November 1918
Wedding  -  008
PEARCE - KING -  last Wed.  Frank Webster, son of Mr and Mrs N.T. Pearce, Avonside  to  Nina Evelyn, dau. of Mr and Mrs R.King, Richmond,  ---  bridesmaid  Miss Chapman, Willoughby,  
                            Mr Cuthbert Pearce, best man ----

Wedding -  012
WILLIAMS - LAWRENCE - Miss Olive, 2nd dau. of Mr and Mrs Alfred Lawrence, to Corporal A. Gordon, of the Maheno section of the NZMC. son of Mr and Mrs A.Williams,  
                            bridesmaids Miss Essie Philpott and Miss Daphne Lawrence,    Mr Kenneth Connor and Corporal Charles Willis  supported the bridegroom -------


Monday 4 November 1918
Obituary -  011
CLARKSON - George W.  age 36, of well-known firm of Messrs W.B. Clarkson and Sons etc.  died ---    son of late Mr W.B.Clarkson,  leaves a widow,and 5 children.

Obituary -  015 & 015a
BISHOP -  Mr Helyer Wedderburn Bishop, was Stipendiary Magistrate at Christchurch, on retiring    ----born Tichborne, Hants, England 12 March 1851, son of Rev. A.C.Bishop, Rector of Bramden---                                   came to North Canterbury to join his brother arriving Lyttelton 1868 ----  one of pioneers of hop industry in Motueka, -------  Mrs Bishop died last year  ---   1 son Mr A.W.Bishop went to                                     England soon after war broke out ---  killed in active service -----   very long column  -----   lots more -------

Lake Ellesmere  -  019
JULL -  Gladys,  found her remains -----  a school teacher at Sumner,  missing since 31 July  ----   


Tuesday 5 November 1918
Funeral Write Up -  021
CLARKSON -  Mr George Wensley Clarkson,   --- interred at the Riccarton cemetery --   a long list of names  ----


Thursday 7 November
Obituary  -  029
SWINNERTON -  Mr J.  aged 76, born Liverpool, ---- apprenticed as a wood carver -- landed Melbourne 1862, came to Chch in 1879  --- started a bookselling and library ----
                            prominent member of Ancient Order of Druids ----   lots more ---  


Friday 8 November 1918
Street Fatality - 032
DOUD - Ellen, aged 50, met her death on the Lincoln rd yesterday, with her 2 sisters she was returning from the show grounds ------


Saturday 9 November 1918
Snippets -  034
REED -  Sydney Herbert,  son of Mrs E. Reed, ------ killed in action 4 April,  ---
WELD -  Sergeant John Edward, son of Mr John Weld, Waikari,   died Mesopotamia on 17 October, -------
MURRAY -  Private I.I. son of Mrs J. Murray, died in England -- on 4 Nov.   was farming at Riversdale ----   
ELL -  Lieut. Alfred H.W.  son of Mr H.G.Ell,  M.P. age 21 killed at front  on 23 October ---  

Death -  034a
BISHOP - at St Michael's Church yesterday Rev.C.Perry made reference to the loss the Church has of Mr H.W.Bishop  -----

Snippets  -  036
SIMPSON - Gunner Harold Reginald,  past pupil Chch Boys' High School  ----  lots more --

Obituary - 037 and 037a
BISHOP -  Mr Helyer Wedderburn ----  many years Stipendiary Magistrate at Christchurch -- born at Tichborne, Hants, England, 12 March 1851.  He was son of Rev. A.C.Bishop, 
                        Rector of Bramden,   ----    arr. Lyttelton in 1868  to joun his brother ----  pioneer in hop industry in Nelson ---  1872 went to Wellington, -----  mrs Bishop died last year,
                         1 son Mr A.W. went to England -- was killed on active service  ----  a very long column  ------

Snippets -  040
LIGGINS -  Private W.J. killed in action, 1 October, son of Mr and Mrs J.Liggins, Burwood, ----
DUFFEY - Gunner T.M.  only of Mrs Duffey, Lyttelton,  --- killed in action 6 September -----  more -----

Snippets  -  042
ELLMERS -  Sergeant Robert, son of Mrs Ellmers, Woodend,  died in action,  -----  more ----
RUSSELL -  Gunner Leonard, son of Mrs Russell, se, Brookside,  -----   

Wounded  - 044a & 044b
MAYFIELD
- Private R.H. --- son of Mrs Mayfield,   of 36th Reinforcements -- wounded, now  in hosp in England   -------

Snippets - 043
DRAIN - Trooper H.  died of sickness 17 October  son of H.F. and E. Drain,   age 24. -----
BREACH -  Second-Lieutenant Sydney Frederick,  killed in action on 8 October, 3rd son of late Mr W.H.Breach, of Rakaia ----    leaves a widow and 3 children.
CHEETHAM - Second-Officer Alfred,  of Hull, England,  --------

Snippets - 044
KIRBY -  Private Arthur,  son of Mrs E.E.Willson, ----     wounded -------
WALLES - Rifleman C.W.   son of Mrs A.H.Smith,  St Albans,  --   awarded Military medal -----
McCOY - Private Robert Leslie T. wounded 31 Aug. at the Western Front, now in hoisp. in Exeter.  enlisted in Australia ----


Monday 11 November 1918
Fatalities -  045
TUTTY -  Roylane Gordon,  aged 17 ----    of Wellington, cycling down a hill hit a lampost  --
MARKS - Gresham C.C.  aged 20  of Stanley Bay, Auckland,  was drowned ----
DUFFY -  Mary,  aged 36   found dead in bed ---  an inquest will be held ---

Fatalities & Accidents  -  048
HARPER - Harry, drowned Stewart's Gully on Labour Day, -----
DOUDS -  Miss Ellen, killed on Lincoln rd on Friday,  ---- inquest adjourned --
MONRO - Christopher,  was found  injured  ---  married with 2 children.
DIVER - Dinnie, a single man aged 58  was struck by an ambulance  in Wellington, ---- he died an hour and half later.

Funeral write up -  049
GREEN -  C.W. died Monday, took place at the Sydenham Cemetery,  --   left Dunn st, Spreydon ---  lots of names ----

Roll of Honour -  050
JONES -  Sergeant W.G. died of wounds on 20 October, was son of Mr and Mrs G.H.Jones, Leeston,   aged 36 ---  leaves  2 young daughters,  his wife died over 2 years ago.

Deaths -  051
JARVIS - Corporal E. died on Saturday --   at Hamilton,  2nd son of Mr John Jarvis Palmeston North,   aged 34, ----
CHAPPELL -  Private H.  wounded  son of Mr Henry Chappel,  Killinchy -----

Obituary -  055
TAYLOR -  Joseph, died Wed. at Wairarapa Farm, Papanui,  ---- norn 1836 in Derbyshire, ----   came to NZ in 1862 in ship Captain Cook,    became a contractor, -- formed many streets around Chch ----                                 bought his farm in 1866 ---- married 1869 to Miss ASHWORTH, leaves a widow, 4 sons and 3 daughters,    ---   funeral Papanui Churchyard -----


Tuesday 12 November 1918
Obituary -  048
GREEN - C.W. -- Secretary of NZ Returned Soldiers Assoc. ---   leaves a widow,  was born in South Africa,  ------

War News -  052
McCLURE - Private W. McClure has been reported missing  to his brother Mr R. G. McClure, of Killinchy son of late Mr George McClure, of Fendalton ----   

Obituary -  053
PROSSER -  Mrs Hannah, nee GAPES,  relict of Thomas, died on Thursday at home of her son Mt T.  at Leeston, aged 84. ---- came out from London in the Regina, about 64 years ago,
                        with 2 sisters and 3 brothers, --- one brother James was Mayor of Christchurch,  Thomas Prosser died at Sefton, 13 years ago, ------  leaves 3 sons, 2 daughters, 13 grandchildren,
                        4 great-grandchildren  ----  interred at Balcairn Cemetery ------ lots more -----

Obituary -  055a
RUTHERFORD -  Andrew William,  ----  born NSW in 1842, -- aged 18 came to NZ with his parents ----landed Lyttelton 1880,   bought Leslie Hills estate, ----  bought  Mendip Hills ----- 
                        married 1873 to daughter of Mr R. MONK, of Conway,  survivesd by widow, 5 sons and 4 daughters. -----   lots more -----

Funeral write up - 057a
BISHOP -  Mr H.W. took place yesterday,    ------  lots of names  --- long column ---



Wednesday 13 November 1918
Inquest -  060a
POWELL -  Catherine A.  dau. of Mr John W. Powell, Amberley   ----  heart failure ----

Roll of Honour -  060
STANTON - Private Raymond James,  son of Mr and Mrs J.G. Stanton, Woodend, ----  34th reinforcements ---

Marriages  From London -  061
PARK - PARISH - Major  to  Miss Dorothy Parish.
MARTIN - CROWTHER -  Lance-Corporal Frederick Martin, LLB, Wellington  to  Miss Mabel Crowther.
COGHLAN - ROBERTSON -  Mr Edward Coghlan  NZEF  to  Mrs Robertson, of Cults, Abwerdeenshire.
RICE - LILLINGTON - on 22 July Corporal Eric J.G.Rice, son of Mr and Mrs H.Rice, Wanganui  to Nurse Dorothy Lillington --  Hull,
MacKENZIE - NICHOLLS -  on 26 September, Mr Bruce, son of High Commissioner for NZ  to Miss Nicholls, dau. of ex-Indian Judge


Thursday 14 November 1918
Golden Wedding -  062
RICHARDSON - Mr and Mrs T. Richardson  of Waltham rd, Sydenham -------  

Funeral write up - 064
RUTHERFORD - Mr A.W. took place at Waiau -----  lots of names ------

Funeral write up -  068
GREEN - Mr C.W.  secretary of the Chch branch of the returned Soldiers' Assoc. ------------

Roll of Honour -  069
LOK -  Gunner Frederick Ernest, hus. of mrs R.F.Lok. --  Beckenham,    aged 38
BURGESS -  Private W.J. son of Mr R.H.Burgess, Ashburton, believed killed in  action 29 Sept. -------- 1 soreturned, lost a leg, 1 son killed at Passchendaele, 1 still seving in France -----
DESMOND - Private J. killed in action, born County Waterford, Ireland --  came here 9yrs ago ----   has sister in Dunedin ----
HILL -  Sergeant B.C. son of Mr P.J.Hill  admitted to hosp.  in France
JAMIESON - Private W. son of Mr W. Jamieson  admitted to hosp in England  -------


Friday 15 November 1918  
Dual Funeral  -  072
DWYER -  John Joseph  and James Cecil,  ---  at the Linwood Cemetery ---   left Superintendant Dwyer's res. ----  lots more ----

Military Funeral - 073
GOODRICH - Quarter-master-Sergeant Gordon,  died Queen Mary Hosp. Hanmer,  on Sunday ---  funeral at Linwood Cemetery ----

Obituary -  076
CRYSELL -  Walter,  old res. of Cust  died Thursday, born in Essex in 1837  emigrated to South Australia aged 18 in 1855  came to NZ in 1860 -- last 14 yrs lived with son at Cust,  -----
                        leaves 2 sons, 1 daughter and 7 grandchildren Mrs Crysell died 17 years ago.

Death -  077
LANE - Joyce, 3rd dau. of late Mr W. Lane (formerly editor NZ Herald)  died in Auckland  ----  more ----

Roll of Honour -  080
PRIEST - Private Percy , son of Mr C.Priest, Opawa, late of West Coast,  was killed in a ction 23 October
LIVINGSTONE - Eric, son of Mr T. Livingstone, killed in France on 23 October ----   
HIGGINS -  Private Daniel, son of Mrs Isabella Higgins, Sydenham, --  killed in action France 23 October ----    
FINCHAM - Trooper Thomas David,  son of Mrs J.Fincham, of West Melton, died  on 7 Nov. at the 71st general Hosp. Hedouan, born Southbridge age 21. ----
HENDERSON - Private William, in Palestine,  son of Mrs M.Henderson, Halkett, age 33 born Halkett, ----  more ---
FISHER - Private A.G. son of Mrs S.A.J.Fisher,  admitted to hosp. in England on 2 Nov.  ------

Death  -  081
VERNON -  Mr John E.  rector Palmeston N. high school ---  born Edinburgh 1862 ---   came to NZ in 1887 at Port Chalmers, ------ more ---

Funeral write up - 082
MARCH - Mr C.A.O.  theatrical advertising agent  died Wed. left new Brighton  for the Linwood Cemetery ----- more ---


Saturday 16 November 1918
Obituary -  084
DRAKE - James Pottinger. died Thursday evening of Esswx st, Linwood, aged 71  came to NZ from Australia about 60 years ago. ----  leaves 5 sons, Victor, Walter, Frank,Gerald, Reginald, 
                        3 daughters,   wife died 12 years ago ------

Obituary - 086
BLATCHFORD - Agnes, relict of William, of Teddington,-----  age 78, arrived Nelson with her parents, Mr and Mrs S.MANSON on the ship Thomas Harrison in 1842 --  1844 the family arrived in                                             Riccarton,  1845 settled at Teddington, ---- married in 1860 --- Mr Blatchford died 21 years ago -----  leaves 2 sons, 6 daughters,  17 grandchildren,  4 great-grandchildren
                                 -----  lots more ---  funeral at Governor's Bay Cemetery yesterday.

Fatalities  -  089
MINIFIE - C.F.N. aged 38 a soldier at Trentham ---    leaves a wife and child in Timaru.
ROBERTS -  Lizzie, 2 yr old child, died Wednesday  ---  inquest death due to croup and flu.

Roll of Honour -  094
WRIGHT - Lance-Corporal H.T.A. (Herbert) died of wounds 24 October, 3rd son of Mr J.Wright, Cooptown, Little River, aged 26,
WILSON - Private Leonard,  died Featherston Camp 10 November --son of Mr Theo Wilson, late Dallington, now Auckland age 27.
ORSBOURN - Private Robert John,  died Feathston Camp 10 Nov. don of Mr and Mrs D,J,Orsbourn, Glenroy,  born 1888
FLEMING - Corporal Eric, son of Mr John Fleming, of Port Levy, died in hosp. in England,
GALLIVAN - Private J.J. (Jack) son of Mrs Gallivan, Lyttelton,   was gassed on 27 October -----
BURROWES - Private Richard, brother of Mr J.Burrowes, Mitcham,   admitted to hosp. in England ---
MEDDINS - Sister gertie,  seriuosly ill in Walton-on-Thames hosp. dau. of Mr G. Meddins, Ashburton, ----
KING -  Private W.E. son of Mr J.H.King, North Loburn, is seriously ill at Codford Hosp.
MOORE - Private T.E. son of Mrs E.E.DAVIES, was seriously ill from gunshot wound 8 Nov.
PHILLIPS - Private S. hus. of Mrs C. Phillips,  is seriously ill at Trentham ---
WATSON - Rifleman W.H.  son of Mrs Watson,  Spreydon,    of 34th reinforcements    ---  very ill ----

Funeral write up - 095
PEMBERTON - wife of Mr O.B. Pemberton, ---   dau. of late MrA.G.HOWLAND  -------   funeral took place at Papanui Cemetery yesterday ------

Obituary - 096
REID - Charles William, died Thursday night ---  son of late John Reid, -- Oamaru, brother of Mr J.B.Reid, ---- born Dunedin, 1865 ---   

Obituary - 098
TAYLOR - Mr C.P. died yesterday ---age 49, ---  leaves a widowed mother and a little daughter.

Obituary - 099
WILLS -  William, home missionary of the Sefton Pres. Church,  leaves a widow and 6 young children, -----


Monday 18 November 1918
Obituary -  101 & 102
BURN -  Mr J.C.S.,  died on Friday --  only surviving son of  Mrs Burn,  also 2 other sons have died at the front, ----  

Obituary - 103
COTTON - Mr H.M. died Saturday morn.  son of late Mr R.M.Cotton,  born Chch,  age 36, funeral took placwe at Riccarton Cemetery  ----   lots more ----

Obituary - 105
DOWELL - Mrs,  wife of Captain Peter, of the Blackball steamer, Ngakuta ---  born --- Diamond Harbour, dau. of late Mr and Mrs Gideon HENDERSON.  leaves a daughter and son,   -- 
                            sister Mrs SINCLAIR, Lyttelton,   ------

Estate of -  110
GORMAN - John,  of Broomhill, Southbridge, farmer, deceased ---   

Obituary -  113
LITTLE - William,  of Argyle East. Hawke's Bay, died at his brother's res. papanui on Sunday ---  arrived NZ June 1865,   brother of
                        Mr James Little, Papanui,  Mr John Little, Omihi, Mr T.S.Little, Oamaru.  leaves a widow, 3 sons and 3 daughters. His youngest son was killed at the front about 18mths ago.

Funeral write - up - 115
REID - Mr C.W. at the Riccarton Cemetery, on Saturday ---  list of names -----

Obituary  -  115a
TAVENDER - Sergeant-Major Basil Noel G. died on Sat. youngest son of Mr F.Tavender, stock dealer, Banks Peninsula --- age 27, ----
McNAUGHT - William, of Amberley, died on Saturday eld. son of late Thomas McNaught, a saddler, connected with Amberley & Culverden for over 50 yrs.

Obituary - 117
WHEELER -  Mrs Sarah Jane, nee HARRIS,  died at Rangiora on Thursday, arrived by ship Captain Cook in 1863 ---  leaves a grown up family of sons and daughters -----


Tuesday 19 November 1918
Inquest - 121
BOUGEN - Robert,  blacksmith, of Halswell ------  more ----

Death - 122 and 123
BURN -  Mr J.C.S.  died Friday evening, only surviving son of Mrs Burn,   2 other sons  lost their lives, late Mr J.C.S Burn was secretary of Andersons Ltd.

Inquest - 132 &
HANNAN - Edward James, of the Buddo Settlement, Belfast,

Personal  Column -  135
BUICK -  Mr D.  M.P.  has been ill is in a very grave condition ---
REGNAULT - Dean -  of St Mary's Church, Manchester st,  is now improving ----
JACKSON -  Mr E.H.  teller at Chch branch of the Union Bank,  died yesterday ------
UPRICHARD -  Mr W.R. --  died on Saturday  fought in South African war, his grandmother was 1st white woman to live in Timaru -------
McLACHLAN - Mr L.C. ---  died,  known best professional runner  ------
TAVENDER - Regimental Sergeant-major Basil Noel G.  and
McGEE - Private John Andrew  -- double Military Funeral  at Linwood Cemetery yesterday ----

Funeral write up -  136
REID -  Mr C.W.  at the Riccarton Cemetery on Saturday ----   lots of names ----

Funeral -  137 & 137a
ROBSON - Mr William,  took place at Addington Cemetery on saturday ---  well known wool and skin buyer - born Chch in 1864 --   leaves a widow and 5 children.

Obituary -  139
RUTHERFORD - Andrew William, died 9 Nov. of Brookdale, Amuri,  eld. son of late A.W.Rutherford, who died last week,  aged 43 he leaves a widow and 7 children ----   

Inquests -  140
UPRICHARD - William R. a single man,  was a South African soldier,   ---- died Saturday --- 

Inquest   - 140a
CREE -  Robert,  found lying unconcious in the yard of the railway Hotel on 13 December  died  same day ---  more  ------


Wednesday 20 November 1918

Death - 143
BROWN - Mr William J.  well known chemist and druggist, eld. son of late Mr John Brown,  of Messrs Brown & Johnston, Builders, Wellington,  was born in Hamilton, Scotland, 49 yrs ago ---  
                        mother is in Scotland, leaves a widow, and daughter,  sister Mrs A.M.BURNS, Christchurch

Obituary -  144
BUICK - David, M.P.   aged 70,  born 1848, Karori, Wellington, son of late William Buick, arrived NZ in the Arab in 1841 ---    

Obituary - 145
CLARKE - Mr J. died  ---    was with Messrs Rhodes, Ross and Godby, solicitors,  a membe rof the Liedertafel, -----

Obituary -  146
FORDE - John Patrick, (Johnnie)  died Monday -- born at Glenavy age 22, elder son of late Mr and Mrs John Forde  -- nephew of Mr and Mrs TANSEY, ---     leaves 6 sisters and 1 brother -------

Obituary -  150
HILL - Alfred,  died featherston on Tuesday, son of Mr & Mrs Edward Hill, Chch,  ----   leaves a widow and 1 child ---

Obituary -  151
HUTTON -  Hugh M.  died -- 2nd son of late Captain F.W. Hutton, former Curator Canterbury Museum ---- born in Auckland -----     

Obituary - 152
McGEE -  Jack,  died Sunday --  aged 33 son of Andrew McGee  grazier of Victoria and Mrs McGee, Mt Eden,  ----    

Inquest -  153
PARKER - Lucy Alice,  aged 34,  -----  died of influenza ----

Death - 154
PATERSON - Captain W.Fergus, NZMC  at Hornchurch --- was Mayor of Geraldine, -----  

Obituary - 155
REID - William Milne,  oldest member of local returned servicemens' assoc.   ----  aged 32 born -- Dunedin,  ---  leaves a widow and 2yr old son -- his father John Reid, is a retired school teacher at Oamaru.

Inquest -  157
SHEATE -  James,  married, aged 46, ----    more ----

Death -  158
STEPHENS - Private Norman Henry, died on 4 November abroad,  son of Mr and Mrs Charles Stephens,  Linwood,  --  age 18 enlisted --  

Obituary - 159
WILKINS - William Davy,  Peninsula res. died Friday night  aged 77, born Glamorganshire ---in 1867 sailed for Jamacia, ----- there 3mths -- sailed for NZ --- leaves 2 sons,
                         Mr H.W.Wilkins, Akaroa,  Mr T.W.Wilkins, Duvauchelle.  his wide died some years ago.


Thursday 21 November 1918
Wedding -  160
BEAUCHAMP - STEVENSON - in Wanganui, Lieutenant H.R.H.Beauchamp, D.C.M.  of Timaru  to  Miss Ida, only dau. of Mr and Mrs John Stevenson, Wanganui ---

Inquest - 165
DOUDS -  Ellen, killed, knocked down by  a motorcar ---  sisters Maria & Mary Douds, ---  lots more ------

Obituary - 166
ESLICK - Joseph,  Mr J.  died ---  born Cornwall 58 yrs ago --  came here about 40 years ago --  hairdresser and tobacconist ---

Fatalities & Accidents  -  167
BLOCKSAGE -  Ernest ---  aged 36,  married ---   returned soldier ---    was removed to the Chch Hosp.
BROCKETT  -  Mr A.F. bootmaker,   of  Stanmore rd,  fell dead  talking to a neighbour  ------
McLANDRESS - John,  found dead in harbour in Auckland ---   a windowdresser from Dunedin --  

Obituary -  170
LEA - Mrs, an old identity ---  died saturday ---  arrived in ship Mystery  in 1858 --   husband died 28 years ago ---   has 3 daughters, Mrs H.ELDERTON, Amberley,  Mrs MATHEWS, Papanui, 
                Mrs F.ELL, Papanui,    1 son Mr J.Lea,   she had 7 children,  13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

Obituary -  171
SMITH -  William,  died at -- Southbrook on Monday,  -- born Lincolnshire in 1838  came to NZ with his wife in the Matoka, in 1860 ---    wife died 8 weeks ago,  leaves 1 son and 2 daughters.


Friday 22 November 1918
Obituary -  175
BURROWES -   at Invercargill, on Tuesday,  Senior Sergeant Burrowes, ----   came to Invercargill in 1885 ---  leaves a wife, and large family   2 sons enlisted,    -------- more ----

Obituary -  176
CAMERON - Duncan,  of Mornington,  ---  born at Pahau Station, on East coast of Wellington Province ---  more ---

Obituary -  177
DOCHERTY -  W.J.A.   died yesterday, ---  age 33 youngest son of  late Peter and Mrs Docherty ----   served at war ---    leaves a widow -----
 
Fatalities -  178
BROCKETT -  A. F.  inquest ---  died 66 Stanmore rd,  suddenly ---  
NAUGHTON - Patrick,  a shunter of Auckland  -- was killed at the Auckland Station  ------
LAMB - Lewis, of Wellington --  a seaman on Kittawa ---     died -----
WRIGHTSON - John,  killed at Cromwell --    a returned soldier aged 44 and was married .

Death -  181
MANNING -  Isabella, nursing at Narrow neck Camp, Auckland,     dau. of Mr S. Manning  St Albans,  

Military Funeral -  182
REID - William Milne,  late stationmaster of Papanui --  died last Tuesday ---  lots of names ----


Saturday 23 November 1918
4 Deaths,  Ashburton    -  184
STOCK -  Herbert Charles,  aged 23 returned soldier --
CUNNINGHAM - Alan, aged 24  2nd son of Mr David and Mrs Jane Cunningham,  ----  

Inquest   -  185 & 185a
BEAN -  Charles,  died on Thursday ----   dau. Fanny Elizabeth,  said father was 65 yrs old,

Obituary  -  189
DARTNALL -  Lieutenant C.  died Featherston Military Hosp.  -- left with 6th Reinforcements ---   son of Mr and Mrs H.L.Dartnall, Fendalton, -------  entered his father's business at Springston ---   

Inquests -  190
PANIRAU - Mangu  ---  at Port Levy  -----
BLOCKSAGE - Ernest,  admitted to hosp. 20 Nov. died Thursday    ------  more ----

Inquest -  193
KIHAROA - Mark,   died ----  was married ---

Obituary -  194
LUKE -   William Duncan,  for 8 years was clerk in the detectives office.died in Chch ---  aged 45,  ---- leaves a widow,  his mother is in Auckland, and brother Engineer Sub-Lieutenant H.G.Luke,
                     in the Royal Navy.

Roll of Honour -  196
NEWMAN -  Private J.W. killed in action 3 Sept, eld. son of Mr and Mrs Newman, St Albans, left with 13th Reinforcements ----  
McCULLOUGH -  Trooper Roy,  admitted to 29th General hosp, Alexandria, -----
HALLIDAY - Private W.Charles, son of Mr J.S.Halliday, Leeston,  seriously ill from gunshot wounds ---
HOGAN - Private James J. died at Featherston Military Hosp. well known in Leeston and Doyleston, aged 37, leaves widow and 1 child.  Mrs Hogan dau. of Mr E.BURGESS, Leeston.
NOLAN - Rifleman P. wounded, 9 Nov.  brother of Mrs D.NELSON, --- Linwood, ---
BROWNE - Private James,  son of Mrs Marshall H. Browne,  been wounded ---   38th reinforcements ---
HAMILTON - Private James,  killed in action,  hus. of Mrs Hamilton,  Amberley,
ANDERSON - Eric,  admitted to hosp in France, 23 Oct.  son of Mr E.G.Anderson, --- Sydenham,  
KELLY - Private W.E. admitted to hosp. in London, 11 Nov.  gunshot wounds --  son of Mrs T.Kelly, Arthur's Pass  ----
BISHOP - Ingle, admitted to hosp in France, 7 Nov. son of Mrs J.Bishop, Barr Hill,   -------
CURLETT - Sergeant Ivan,  wounded 3rd time, now in London, ------  son of Mrs E.A.Curlett,  
HARTLAND  - Private J.W.(Jack)  killed in action 4 Nov.  nephew of Mrs W.A.ROWSE, Rangiora,  only son of Mr J.E.Hartland -- Auckland  aged 21.
LESTER - Private W.A. died of wounds in France -- son of Mr W.T.Lester, Mayor of Lyttelton,  39th Reinforcements ----
BASTION - Private Harry,  son of Mrs C.Bastion,  admitted to hosp. in France ---  gunshot wounds -- 6 Nov.

Funeral Write Up -  197
RUTHERFORD - Mr A.W. Rutherford, jun.  Brookdale,  took place at Waiau Public Cemetery ---    lots of names ---


Monday 25 November 1918
In Divorce  -  202
BAUNTON - Baunton,  James Dudley, tramway motorman  --- Elizabeth Ida Baunton,  marr. 21 September 1910,   1 child
WILLIAMSON -  Sarah Jane, of Hawarden  ---- Sydney Williamsom, music teacher,   desertion ----- marr. 27 Oct. 1897 no children
DOWNING -  William Downing, Brookside,  from Jessie McFarlan Downing,  -- desertion ---  marr. 14 Nov. 1907  -- 2 boys and 1 girl,  

Obituaries -  202a
DOBBIE - David,  aged 29 electrial engineer ---   came from Edinburgh -- more --

Obituary - 203 & 203a
WILDEY - Annie Constance, died Thursday  dau. of Mr Alexander Wildey, aged 26,  musician --  gifted singer, --- more ---

Deaths -  204
WILSON - Mrs Douglas, wife of Major Wilson, at Featherston on 19 Nov.  dau. of Mr H.F.CHRISTIE, Wanganui --  more --
MANNING - Nurse Maud,  died Narrow Creek, Monday, ----

Deaths -  205
SAUNDERS - Percy John, died Chch Hosp. born Prebbleton,  son of Mr John Saunders,  --  leaves a widow and 4 children.
LUKE -  Mr W.D.,  funeral took place at Linwood Cemetery ----   
BRIDGET - William, died Rangiora, aged 70, boot and shoe manufacturer for 43 years --  born Torquay, England, arr. Lyttelton in Carisbrook Castle in 1875  ---
BEATTIE - Mr R. died Hornby on Sat.  aged about 46, ----  leaves widow seriously ill and daughters.

Death -  207
HASSALL -  Mrs H. of Hastings, came to Chch for the races,  died on Friday ---  runholder in Hawke's Bay --  2 daughters.

Funeral -  208
GASH - Fireman John, at Sydenham Cemetery ---  aged 30,  died Saturday ---

Death -  209
MARSHALL - Charles James ---  accountant and real estate agent,  born Edinburgh,  arrived here 1879,  ----   marr. 1884 dau. of John MILN, of Canterbury Pilgrims,---   2 daughters and 1 son ----

Personal Notes -  210
COLVILLE -  Private William W.D.  died Featherston Camp,  22 November. ---  son of C.W.Colville,  aged 20, ---   
SANDS -   Lieutenant A.B.  son of Mrs J. Sands, wounded in France  ----- more --
FORBES - Private V.T.  --  admitted to hosp. 31 Oct.  gunshot wounds --  brother  N.R.Forbes -----

Military Funeral -  212
SIMPSON -  Thomas, of Lyttelton Marine Band -- died sat.  ---  lots more ---

Obituary -  213
VERDON -  Right Rev. Michael, Roman Catholic Bishop of Dunedin --- born Liverpool 1838 of Irish parents ---    more ---


Tuesday 26 November 1918
Wedding  - 217
CLARKE - TUCKER - Sir Rupert, son of late Sir William John Clarke   to Miss Elsie Florence, dau. of Mr & Mrs James Partridge Tucker,  Marrickville, Sydney ---

Funeral write up - 218
COCKS - Private Edward, died Lyttelton,  ---   buried Church of England Cemetery, Lyttelton, -----

Death -  219
COLLINS - Sarsfield (Archie)  died last Friday at Whakatane ---  3rd son of John & Johanna Collins, Halswell,  ----  more ---

Death - 220
CRACROFT - WILSON - Lieutenant C.W. at King's War Hosp. Poona,  3rd Reinforcements, ---  invalided to India --

Fatalities  -  221
McKENZIE - Miss Kitty, eld. dau. of late Sir John & Lady McKenzie,  died Palmeston North, Thursday ---
DOWELL - Dr Mary, in Hawera, on Tuesday ---
BAXTER - Mrs William, res. Auckland over 55 years --  born Leeds, arr. Auckland Ganges, October 1863 with hus. and 2 sons ---

Fatalities -  222
BESWICK - Nurse, nursing staff, Chch Hosp. died Sunday night.
WIDDOWSON - Mrs,  wife of Dr Widdowson, died on Sunday --------

Fatalities  -  223
OBERHUBER - Trooper Oscar, of Auckland Mounted Rifles,  killed in aeroplane accident ---  grandson of Mr Edward EDWARDS, of Sedgemere
PEARCE - Private John, of Brookside ---- died Thursday age 25,  funeral last Friday ---

Obituary -  224
FEAR - Arthur R. died Chch last Wed. of Woodend,   marr. dau. of Mr Walter CHAPMAN, West Eyreton,    ---- lots more ---

Death - 225
FRASER - Private Robert John,  a returned soldier, --   semi-military funeral ---  at Linwood cemetery --    a saw expert ---

Inquest -  227
HILL - George Henry Fitzroy,  at Waikari, --   more ---

Obituary - 229
MASSEY - Lieutenant Charles Constantine, son of Mr CV.B.Massey, of Sumner, died at Wellington Sunday ----  widow and 1 child.

Death -  229
McTIGUE - Sergeant-Major E.J. died Trentham Military Hosp. son-in-law of Mrs P.F.McEVEDY, Wellington,   ----

Obituary - 230
MORRISON - Major W.C.  --born Naseby, 16 Dec. 1874 son of Mr John Morrison formerly Scarborough, England, ----  marr. Olive, dau. of Mr Quentin MUIR, Hawera, 
                        leaves widow and 3 children -----  lots more ----
 
Obituary - 231
ROBERTSON -  George Bedford, died Sat. eld. son of Mr & Mrs G. Robertson late Russell's Flat,   funeral Linwood Cemetery ------

Obituary - 232
RUDDOCK - Edward, Southbridge farmer, died Ashburton last, Wed.  son of late Mr Edward Ruddock ----  widow and 4 girls  -----

Obituary - 234
WILKINSON - Edmund, died Gore Bay,  Friday,  -----   leaves a widow, 2 sons, 2 married and 1 single daughter -- funeral took place at Gore Bay on Monday.

Deaths -  235
WINGFIELD - Rev. W. died Dunedin,  on Sat. age 84,   ------
ALLEN - Rev. H. Vicar of Bank's Peninsula, died Sunday and buried at Akaroa,  ---   leaves a widow.


Wednesday 27 November 1918
Deaths -  240
COOKE - Miss Gladys, dau. of late Dr Cooke, of Lincoln,  died Monday --
BESWICK - Nurse Grace, dau. of Mr W.W.beswick, Oamaru,  died on Monday ------

Deaths -  241
PRATT -  Pastor Thomas, late Baptist Church, Lincoln,  died Monday ---
YOUNG -  Mr A. W.  in Wellington,  ---
CHAPMAN - Private Sydney,  son of Mr and Mrs Walter Chapman,  has died in camp.
RUTHERFORD - Mr A.W. jnr Brookdale,  left no will and letters of administration in the estate will be applied for ---

Wedding  -  243
GILL - WHELAN - last Tuesday James P.  son of Mrs J.Gill, Darfield,  to Ellen, dau. of Mrs M.Whelan, Spreydon,  Mary Whelan, sister of bride and Miss Annie Gill were bridesmaids --------

Deaths -  247
KNIGHTON - Robert, Kaikoura, died Sunday  aged 62 part of old South England family  -----
MILSOM - Mrs Christina, Lynton Downs Settlement, died Sat. night  aged 58. came from Waimate  ---  
CASTLEHOW - Private L.F.H.  a military funeral at Fendalton ----    
EDER - George, died Monday at----- Kaiapoi, interred at6 Woodend Anglican Cemetery ---   widow and 10 children
ABRAHAM - Edward Luke,  elder and only surviving son of Mr and Mra Edward Abraham, (Kaikoura) died at Timaru last week.   aged 27  leaves widow and no children.


Thursday 28 November 1918

Marriages in Great Britain - 244
PARK - PARISH - Major Park (NZ) to Miss Dorothy Parish
MARTIN - CROWTHER - Lance-Corporal Frederick Martin, LLB, Wellington, to Miss Mabel Crowther
COGHLAN - ROBERTSON - Edward Coghlan, NZEF  to Mrs Tobertson, of Coults, Aberdeenshire.

Deaths -  246
SMITH - Mrs,  wife of Mr G.M.Smith, MP for Pahiatua, died Wellington, on Sat.  dau of late Mr M.E.MEREDITH, Masterton --  leaves a family of 4.

Death -  248
STEWART - Mrs Douglas, in Wellington, dau. of Mr and Mrs BODEN.   -----

Death -  249
BANKS - Mrs Jess Ann Monteith Alen,  wife of Frederick W.Banks. --- dau. of late Mr Martin W.INNIS,  once Mayor of Port Chalmers.  married only 10mths.

Deaths - 253
WHISHAW - Sister Mabel helen,  at Featherston ----    
WILSON - Mr and Mrs Raymond Wilson,  both on same day in Auckland,  dau. of Mrs M.E.DUIGAN of Wanganui,  sister of Lieutenant D.F.Duigan M.C.  ---  leaves 3 young children.

Funeral write up - 256
MORRISON - Major W.C. died Monday,  buried with full military honours, at Linwood Cemetery ----    lots more ----- lots of names --

Deaths  - 257
WATERS - Mr F.V.  died Wellington ---    
GOLLON - Mr Walter,  secretary to the Prisons Board ---  died  ---
STEVENSON - Mr Arthur H. assistant executive of Munitions ----   died Tuesday ----
LITTLE -  Dr C.T. of Waikari,  -- interred at Linwood Cemetery -----

Personal Notes - 258
ARNOTT - Rifleman Robert H. 4th son of Mrs Arnott,  St Albans, late Fernside, killed in France 4 Nov. ------
GOW - Douglas W.  son of Rev. W.J.Gow,  died Featherston Military Hosp.  ------
CLISBY -  H.T. is dangerously ill in Royal Victoria Hosp. Netley  suffering wounds in France on 8 Oct.
BROWN - Private George Ranfurly, died Trentahm Hosp. only son of Mr William J.  -- Mayfield,  grandson of Mr J.Brown, age 20,
COBELDICK - Corporal,  Frank T. died 17 Nov. at Trentham,  ----


Friday 29 November 1918
Death - 262
CALDER - James, of darfield, a carpenter ---   died ----  

Influenza Deaths at Hastings - 263
in 13 days 172 cases have been admitted. 62 discharged,  77 still in hosp today,  54 deaths -------including Mr G.S.CLAPHAM, Borough councillor,
and Mrs A.ELLINGHAM,  also 2 hosp. workers, Nurse LEECH, and Mr Edmond GIGG ------

Death -  266
KIDD - Nurse Hilda, died on 27 Nov. born Ashburton, dau. of late Mr George Kidd,  sister in law of late Mr Matthew STITT ------- Buried at Linwood Cemetery.

Obituary - 267
RAYMOND - Mr G.P.  age 98  at Hawera,  arrived Wellington in 1852,    ------
CRUICKSHANK - Dr Margaret, of Waimate,  died --  born Palmeston South,  she and twin sister were dux of school -----

Roll of Honour -  268
STREET - Private D.Arcy, killed in action, 4 Nov. 2nd son of Mr H.Street, Sumner, brother Corporal Claude Street ---  
ARLOW - Corporal A.J.  died Trentahm Camp,  5th son of Mr E.J.Arlow,  --- age 31, leaves a young wife, his father, sister and 5 brothers,  funeral was at Karori Cemetery  ------
TATE -  Rifleman Joseph, wounded,  hus, of Mrs Florence tate, Coalgate, born Manchester, England,  came here 10 yrs ago. ---


Saturday 30 November 1918
Death - 274
CALDER - James,   ----  interred at Halkett Cemetery,   widow is eld, dau. of Mr J.MOFFATT, flourmiller, Addington, and a family of 3 young sons.

Obituary -  276
JONES - Mr C.R. director of Mt Cook Service Co.  died Timaru hosp.  age 35 ---    son of Mr C.Jones, of Christchurch Press -- leaves a wife and 2 small daughters.  brother -- Lieutenant E.A.R.Jones, -----

Napier -  277
McCARTHY - Mr Arthur, deputy mayor ---  

Meeting of Creditors - 279
WILSON - Sarah A.C.  stationer, Lyttelton,   -----  lots more -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
19 October 2011