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Tuesday 1 October 1918
Rotorua  -  016
HIMIONA - Haira,  aged about 60,  fell into a scalding pool at Whakarewarewa.  ----  died ----
HART - Mr Richard,  met with a severe accident on the railway on 7 June,  --- leg amputated ----  progressing well.

Obituary -  015
JULIUS -  Mrs Julius,  wife of Bishop of Christchurch,   --- youngest dau. (Alice) of Colonel Rowlandson, Bournemouth, Hants, England,  --married to Rev. Churchill Julius in 1872 -----
                 family of 5 daughters,  and 2 sons,  all of whom survive. -----

Wellington - 017
ROLLESTON - Arthur Cecil,  fractured his skull as a result of a fall in Manners st,   -- died Saturday aft.   son of late Hon. W.Rolleston --- aged 50.


Wednesday 2 October 1918
Gift Evening -  025
SNOW -  Miss Maud, who is to leave NZ in the next few weeks for India, where she is to be married, was guest of honour ata handkerchief gift party last night  -----

Obituary -  027
DAVIS - Mrs Richard,  was born on 1836, came to NZ from Tasmania in 1862 with her brother-in-law, Captain Buxton, and his wife, marr. Richard Davis, who arrived in
            Wellington with his parents Mr and Mrs Rowland Davis, by the Aurora in 1940,  their only son  Mr E. Davis, of Banbury, Western Australia, whose only son Dudley, died at Gallipoli.

Accidents -  028
TARY -  Owen Michael,  a single man  ---- a 2 horse waggon ---  passed over his body  and died in a few minutes  in Auckland.
JENSEN - Mary Hamilton,  a tailoress,  drowned --  wife of Carl William Jensen, a seaman,  of Khandallah ---
SMITHERS -  Harold,   of 29 Bordesley st, Linwood,  -------


Thursday 3 October 1918
Wedding -  032
SCALES - WHITE - Joseph Young, son of Mr Joseph Scales, Lismore,   to  Dorothy Inez, dau. of Mrs J.A.Orr, also Lismore,  -----  more -----

Divorce - 033
CARTER -  FRANKLIN - John Carter,  gardener,  ---   Eliza Ann Carter, deserted with Harry Franklin -----dairy farmer, Waita Wheta --------

Death -  034
JENNINGS -  Mr Archibald Henry, son of Mr H.W.Jennings, -----  farming Waipara,    is a brother of well-known singer Miss Millicent Jennings ----   

Death - Wellington -  036
SIMPSON  - James, died after being assaulted by Hugh Anderson, of Porirua Hospital ----   

Internment at Linwood -  039
JULIUS -  The funeral of late Mrs Julius, took place yesterday at Linwood Cemetery, -----  bearers were, Rev. Audrey Julius, Mr Arthur Elworthy, Mr H. Fenn, Mr H.D. Andrews, Mr C.W. Bean, 
                                Mr Edward Elworthy ----   lots more  -------


Friday 4 October 1918
Wedding -  045
JESSOP - LITTLE -  at Ashburton, on Wed. Charles, son of Mr and Mrs James Jessop  to  Miss Louisa, dau. of Mr and Mrs W.H.Little, ----- lots more ----


Saturday 5 October 1918
Kitchen Party -  050
TRUMAN - Miss Daisy, to be married shortly -- Mrs Hignett hosted the party ---

Wedding - 051
CAIRNS - MILLER -  on Wed. at res. of bride's mother Mrs A.Thomson ----  Mrs Frances Miller  to  Mr R.Cairns ---  brother Mr R.Thomson,  sisiters, Miss Elsie & Nora Thomson ----   

Wedding - 053
MOULDEY - IRONSIDE - on 27 July at --Highbury, Lieutenant Walter E. Mouldey, Lancs Fusiliers, son of Mr E.C.Mouldey, of Christchruch  to  Miss Dorothy Jean,
                    dau. of Dr and Mrs Charles Ironside, Highbury, New York. ----

Obituary -  055
CAMBRIDGE -  J.M. of Ashburton   died Thursday night aged 73, born Norfolk, England, came to NZ ship BAHIA,   started business in Ashburton in 1873 as a chemist ---
                            eaves a widow, 4 children and 4 sons by his second wife  and q daughter and 4 sons by his first wife, who died about 10 years ago -----   


Monday 7 October 1918
Accidents and Fatalities - 059
WARD - William,   aged 58, partner in firm J.O'Brien and Co. carriers,  was killed by a bull at Wellington.
HACKETT -  Thomas,  land and commisiion agent,  was killed crossing a street  ---in Gisborne ----
HENSLEY -  George   and a cyclist named
KERRINGTON - John,  collided    ---  sustained bruises ---
MacDONALD -  Mr J.G.    fractured 2 bones in his ankle when riding a horse who slipped on the asphalt ----


Tuesday 8 October 1918
Death - Wellington -  064
THOMPSON -  J. manager of Pearce's Boot shop in Newtown, died suddenly ---   


Wednesday 9 October 1918
Obituary -  070
BROCKER - Mr Edward,  died 2 october aged 73.came to NZ from London in 1859, in ship Cresswell,  was a plasterer by trade --- leaves a widow, 1 son and 5 daughters.

Accidents and Fatalities -  071
ALLEY -  Frank,  a waterside worker,  aged 50,    fell down 40ft,  and died ---- at Auckland.
BAILEY -  G.W. met with a fatal accident at Weedons ---  an inquest will be held today ------
CLARK - J. a young man employed ---   cut on his right leg,  admitted to hospital ----
HENDRY - Miss Margaret,  of Wellington,  died in Hosp. this morning ----
THOMSON -  Mr D.  ran into a boy on North Avon rd  named
WALLWORTH -  D.V.    he was cut about the face,  -------
WAITE - George,  grocer,   aged 43,  dropped dead today when taking an order at a customers house. Wellington.


Thursday 10 October 1918
Fatality - 076
HEAVEY -  Mrs, fire broke out in a 2 storey house occupied by William Heavey and owned by Mr Firth,  Mrs Heavey aged 53 ----    

Wedding -   077  & 077a
COFFEY - TRUMAN -  John M. son of Mr and Mrs James Coffey, Kaiapoi,  to  Daisy, dau. of late Mr J.T.Truman,  Spreydon,  ------ Mary Truman, sister of bride & Miss Nellie Coffey sister of bridegroom

Inquest -   078
BAILEY -  George Samuel Marshall,  was killed at Weedons yesterday,  Gilbert William Bailey, said ----    lots more ----


Saturday 12 October 1918
Wedding -  090
MEHRTON - JUDSON - at Woodend on Thursday aft. Mr J.L son of Mrs mehrton, Rangiora,   to  Miss Beatrice, only dau. of Mr and Mrs W.H.Judson, Miss Herridge, bridesmaid,  -------


Monday 14 October 1918
Fatality -  095
CLYDE - David,  of 6 Stanley st,   found dead,   aged  64 -----  an inquest was held ----

Farewell Party -  098
SNOW - Mrs C.J.Treleaven, was hostess to Miss Snow,  is to leave for India,  where her wedding to Mr Ronald Belfrage,  


Tuesday 15 October 1918
Death   -  103
NICHOLLS - Mrs Nicholls,  wife of Councillor W.Nicholls "Mona Vale" Fendalton,  died  ---  lived in Belfast until a few years ago ---   bought Mona Vale,  originally owned by
                    Mr F.Weymouth, and later by Mrs A.O.Townend.  ---  married twice, and 2 children by her 1st marriage,  Lieutenant Gilmour,  and Miss Lorna Gilmour  survive her.


Wednesday 16 October 1918

Obituary -  107
NUTT -  Samuel,  of Ataahua,  ----  interred Addington Cemetery ---  came out from belfast, ireland,  in 1863 on ship Sir William Eyre,  leaves 6 sons, 1 daughter,  ---

Obituary -  109
TATNELL - Captain Thomas,  on 7 October,  died at Ashburton,    was born Ramsgate, England,  in 1839,  went to sea at age 15   -- came out to NZ in ship Warrior Queen in 1866 ----  
                            gained his masters cert. in 1872 ---   leaves a family of 2 sons, 3 daughters and 12 grandchildren.


Thursday 17 October 1918
Funeral - 113
NICHOLLS -  Mrs William,  of Mona Vale, Fendalton,  took place at Addington Cemetery,  ------  lots more ------  list of names ----

Wedding -  114
HERBERT - BOULTON - George A. Herbert,   son of J.E.W. Herbert, Hawke's Bay,  to  Miss Marjorie Boulton,  eld. dau. of Mr and Mrs W.J.P.Boulton, 
                                bridesmaids were Miss Gwynneth Boulton,  Miss Zoe Gray and Miss Dorothy Sandston,  Mr N.Boulton was best man ----

Kinloch -  Farewell -  115
McGIRR -  Mr and Mrs T.H.McGirr,  are leaving the district,  was na early settler on the Kinloch estate  -----


Saturday 19 October 1918
Death - 121
BROWNING - Mr Luke,  Managing Director of the firm Brownings Ltd.  died suddenly -- was born in Kenton,  Devonshire, in 1860  and arrived NZ in 1900 -------  leaves a widow, 3 sons, 1 daughter.


Monday 21 October 1918
Death -  Niagara  - 125
QUINN - Owen, a fireman from Liverpool,    from the crew of the Niagara,  died of influenza,  aged 23.

Death -  129
RUSSELL - Mrs T.G.  died in New York,  wife of Mr T.G.Russell,  Christchurch,  were married on 17 April 1917,  --- formerly Miss Doris Baldwin, only daughter of Major Baldwin,
                    who for several years was medical officer at Raratonga.


Tuesday 22 October 1918
Accidents and fatalities -  131
McILRAITH - Mary,  aged 5yrs,  daughter of Mr W. McIlraith, Waimate,  --------died
ELLIS - Malcolm,  aged 20  was killed on Saturday by a fall of earth  at Wanaka Station.
INGRAM - Mrs Agnes,  wife of Christipher Ingram,  died from injuries in a fire ---  Avondale, Auckland.
McBETH - Percy,  -- accidently injured with a shotgun ----  Auckland.
LETT -  Samuel,  aged 51 was killed at Alexandra    driving a coal waggon had an epileptic fit -----
LANDSDOWNE  -   and
WATTERSON -  2 lads injured in a collison between 2 horses at Riccarton track ----   are both recovering ---
YATES -  Mr G.J.  blacksmith,  Woodgrove,  met with a painful accident ---his motor cycle and side chair capsizing ----
AUDUS - George, was knocked down by a taxi-cab ---   escaped without serious injury ---
DUNCAN - George, of Marshland, suufered injuries to his head --- thrown out of a gig,   --- condition critical -----


Wednesday 23 October 1918
Obituary  - 138
GILES - Samuel Clothier,  a very old identity of Waimate,  in his 74th year --  came from a family of 16, his wife predeceased him many years ago  he leaves 1 son,
                 3 daughters and 12 grandchildren.

Wedding - 139  & 140
MILLIGAN - WOODWARD - James herbert Milligan (Oamaru)  to  Miss Elsie Woodward,  dau. of Mr and Mrs F.W.Woodward, Christchurch,  3 bridesmaids, Miss Florrie Knight, 
                    Miss Lonie Cox,  Miss kathleen Milligan  -- Mr Arthur Perry (Dunedin) best man,  Mr Thomas McCullock and Mr Claud mathias were groomsmen --------

Wedding  -  141
SAUNDERS - BEAVEN - Lieutenant-Colonel J. Llewellyn, son of Rev. W.Saunders  to  Gwendolyn Beath, dau. of Mr and Mrs A.W.Beaven, Redcliffs, bridesmaids were Miss Nancy Beaven, 
                    Miss Gwen Saunders,  2 little girls Miss Joyce Archie and Miss Jocelyn McDougall ----  Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Dobson and Mr K.Saunders attended the groom  ------


Thursday 24 October 1918
Sympathy -  146
NICHOLLS -  a vote of sympathy in the loss of his wife was accorded to mr W.Nicholls by the Hospital Board  ----

Shooting Fatality - 147
POWELL -  Harold,  age 20  practising revolver shooting at Gisborne  ----   

Inquest -  148
RACKLEY - George,    wife Mary,  of Dunedin -----  more -----


Friday 25 October 1918
Death -  152
FOSTER - Eliza,  aged about 40,   was cook at Mrs Ensors of Park Tce,   died suddenly -----an inquest will be held.
PETERSON - E. a young man,  lives at Glentunnel, knocked down by a lorry near the Christchurch station  ----  one leg injured -----

Death - 154
RISHWORTH - Rev. John Shiers, died at Auckland ---  in his 82nd year --  born Yorkshire, ---  leaves a widow, 1 daughter and 7 sons who are Major J.N.Rishworth --- Mr Howard,
                        (on active service)   Mr F. (Auckland)  Mr P. (Masterton)  Mr Hugh (Whangarei)  and 2 others in Australia.


Saturday 26 October 1918
Missing Man -  156
RUSSELL -  Rifleman John------   missing from theferry when it arrived in Lyttelton ----  suffering severe shell shock ------

Golden Wedding -  156b
WELLS - STEVENS -   Mr Edgar and Mrs Wells, --Lyttelton,   mr Wells in his 74th year came out with his parents in 1855 in the Cashmere,  on 3rd return trip married on 25 October 1868
                             to Miss Abigail Stevens, in Keston, Kent,  ---returned to NZ in 1874 in ship Merope ----  -------  more ---


Tuesday 29 October 1918
Obituary -   164
McBRATNEY - Mary, an old setler,  died at Richmond --  arrived here with hus, and 3 children in 1862 in Egmont after 6mths voyage ---   moved to farm at Dudley Creek, Dallington
                ---  3 sons and 4 daughters -----


Wednesday 30 October 1918
Accidents and Fatalities - 166
DOWSETT -  Charles,  of Wellington  died ---  
JACKSON - Thomas A. shooting accident  ---died  --- Masterton ---
NEWMAN - John,  aged 20,  had an electric shock  --- picked up unconcious ---


Thursday 31 October 1918
Wedding - 170
MACKAY - SKEVINGTON - David, son of Mr and Mrs Andrew Mackay, Auckland  to  Frances, dau. of Mr and Mrs C.G.Skevington, Waikuku,  bridesmaid Miss Alice Maon,
                     best man Mr Edward Skevington. ------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
10 September 2011


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