Christchurch Press  -  June  -  1927

Snippets

Wednesday  1 June 1927
Inquest -  001
BEAL - Mrs Eliza,  age 59,  wife of Mr M. Beal,  Eyreton,  died from injuries,  -----

Greymouth -  003
BONAR - Mr Lorraine Robertson,  son of late Hon. Mr Bonar,  was found dead in his bed,  age 46,
                     brother of Mr V.W.M. Bonar,  Hokitika. -----

Auckland -  004
CLARK - new born baby died ---   more ---

Auctions -  005
DANN - E.W.  -- sale of engineers and blacksmiths plant.

Auction - 007
HUNT - H.T.    247 Barrington Street.   bungalow ---

Funeral write up -  008
JONES - Mrs Mary Anne,  mother of Mr C.E.Jones,  of Jones, McCrostie Ltd,   direct descendant of Welshman Robert Owen,
                     ---   lots more ---   long list of names ---

Death - 009
MACKIE - Thomas Fraser,  age 64,  of New Brighton,  died suddenly ----

Obituary -  010
MASEFIELD - Mr Valentine Vickers,  died on Sunday at his sons ---  age 87, ---- son of Mr Masefield, of Ellerton Hall, Market Drayton, Shropshire
                      b. 1840, one of 10,  ----  left London on 9 Nov. 1861 on "Kinnard"  arr. Auckland 10 March 1862 --   bought Rowley's property at Barry's Bay
                             ---   mar.. late Mrs Masefield, in 1869,   dau. of Mr & Mrs Donald McKay, b. Sutherlandshire,  and came here in 1859
                         ----  family of 3 sons and 4 daughters ---  lots more ----

Inquest -  Gore -  011
RAE - Elizabeth Jean (3yrs)   George Alexander (21mths)   Mary Tryphena (8mths)   children of George Cochrane  & Tryphena Clifford Rae ---

Death -  012
TANNER - Mrs W.M.Tanner, wife of Mr W.W.Tanner, who was an MP for Avon,   for 18 years,  mother of Walter Tanner,
                        ----  age 75,  born London,  migrated  with hus. in 1879 -----

Prebbleton -  013
WHEELER - Mr H.A.  60th birthday --- 


Thursday 2 June 1927
Geraldine -  014
ACLAND - Mr Jack,  farewelled   by staff of Pyne,  Gould, Guinness. ---
Inquest -  015
BEAL - Mrs Eliza,   hus. Mr Mark,    ---  more ----

Loburn - 019
KEMPTHORNE -  Mr & Mrs H.R.  recently married,  presented with a gift from the Loburn Tennis Club,  also
KENNEDY -  Miss Mary,  leaving for Wellington, given a leaving gift from the Club.

Inquest - Wellington -  020
LUCAS -  Joseph Samuel,  age 76,  found dead  in bed ---   on 23 May  ---  more ----

Wedding write up -  021
MORAN - HAYDEN - John Francis, of Auckland  to  Nora Agnes, dau. of Mrs & late Mr Hayden, Christchurch. ------more ---

Inquest - Wellington -  022
SCOTT - Miss Ellen,  age 24,  a nurse,   ----  more ---

Auction - 023
STAPLES -  late S.A.    10 Clyde Road,  "Blantyre"   6 rooms,  half acre of land   also all furnishings --  lots more ---


Friday 3 June 1927
Silver Wedding -  024
BEDFORD - Mr & Mrs W.C. Bedford,  "Apsley"  Kirwee,  ------   lots more ----

Auction -  026
DAVISON -  J.W.  1746 acres near Culverden,  7 roomed dwelling  and
DAVISON - late J.H.   1746  acres 6 roods,  37 perches,  bare land ----  adjoins the above property

Wedding -  027
EARL - COLE - James, son of Mr & Mrs James Earl, of Blaketown  to  Elizabeth, dau. of Mr & Mrs S.Cole, Runanga. ---

Wedding -  030
KENNEDY - PRICE - Emily, dau. of Mr & Mrs A.M.Price  to  Thomas, son of Mr & Mrs T.Kennedy ---- lots more ---

Funeral write up -  031
MACKIE - Mr T.F.  ---   buried Sydenham Cemetery --- chief  mourners were ---

Pioneers death -  032
McMEEKIN -  Mrs, age 95,  arr. Lyttelton with hus. 9 Dec. 1863 by ship  " David George Fleming"  hus. died at Prebbleton 33 years ago
                         --  had 6 boys and 5 girls,  5 still living,   16 grandchildren  12 g. grandchildren, 12 g.g.grandchildren ---

Wedding write up - 033
REESE - COPPARD - Leslie Allan, son of Mr and late Mrs A.Reese (Hawarden)  to Katherine Daphne, dau. of Mr & Mrs William Coppard
                        ---   lots more ---

Auckland -  Inquest - 034
REID - Doris Jane,  age 23,  found dead on 12 May in a boarding-house ----- more ---

Deaths -  035
TAYLOR - Agnes Ester,  age 41,  died suddenly on Wednesday ----
CONGREVE - Ellen,   collapsed while sitting in chair, died of heart failure ----

Obituary -  040
GARDNER - John,  b.Coatbridge, Scotland, in 1840 , left in 1861 for Queensland, in 1865 left for Timaru ---   marr. Miss Ellen COOK, of Birmingham,
                              in Timaru,  in 1866  , leaves a widow, 1 son, 1 dau.  another son died in 1907 --- bur. Wed. at  Linwood Cemetery --

Wellington -  041
TELFER - Mrs Helen,  and injured was Mrs Mabel Coleman and F.O'Rourke ---  car accident ---

Inquest -  046
BIERNE -  John,  died 28 May    body found at Kakaramea --- 

Auction - 048
WALL - Professor A. (leaving for England)  8 Poynder Ave, Fendalton,  bungalow, 8 rooms, -----


Monday 6 June 1927
Pahiatua -  049
BARRETT -  W.  age 38,  murdered  at hotel he was barman at ---  mother in England,  sister in Australia  ---

Obituary -  050
BARWICK - Mr J.W. on Thursday,  b.Duvauchelles, 63 yrs ago to late Mr John Barwick, ---  twice married,  3 sons and 4 daughters,
                        and a wife,  1 son Cecil  died in the war ----

Inquest -  053
GUNNER -  L.  killed by a tram-car on Friday at Redcliffs --  brother in law Albert Edward Fairbrass ---  Gunner was a widower, age 56 --

Wellington -  054
HUNT -  Robert,  age 3 and half,  --- died 3 June     -----  long column ---

Leaving District - 055 & 056
MUSGROVE - Mr & Mrs F.H.  leaving Greendale ----   lots more  ----

Wellington - 057
SIMPSON - Stanley,  age 39, single,  died when fell between 2 carriages --- an inquest will be held --

Inquest - 058 & 059
SMITH - John Thomas, age about 56-8  an upholsterer --  brother Joseph ---    died Sat.  from fall -- Joseph Dalton Moore,
                    a brother in law ---- lots more ----


Tuesday 7 June 1927
Pahiatua Tragedy  - 060
BARRETT - W.  a barman,  ----  inquest adjourned ----

Drowning -  064
HARRIDINE - William James, age 21 of Grimsby, England,  drowned,  James MacDonald, of Barrie, Scotland, taken to hosp. &
                     Charles Cleary, of England were all able seamen on "Margaret W"  left schooner for a sail in a dingy  ------  lots more ---

Marton -  065
KENNY -  James,  age 63,  single,  --  died --- more --

Obituary -  066
KITSON - Mrs H.  widow of Patrick,  --  edited and managed the Charlesston "Herald"  b. County Kerry, Ireland, arr in NZ age 18  in 1877
                     in 1879 married at Ross and moved to Charleston -----  7 children,  all predeceased her --   -- Charleston Cemetery ---

Napier -  067
PRELING - Evelyn, age 20 died  from burns --- 

House Fire -  068
TUTTON - Mr A.J.   house of 10 - 12 rooms totally destroyed ---  just over  cnr of North & East Belts ---

Farewell -  069
WARNER - Mr & Mrs W.J.  --  leaving Wainui, Akaroa  for Halswell -- over 30 yrs at the Bay

Drowned -  070
WILSON -  Harold Charles,  age 22  drowned at Scarborough,  an inquest will be held ---


Wednesday 8 June 1927
Timaru - 071
BENTLY - Mrs George,  age 60,  totally blind,  fell into the fire ---   wife of Mr G. ---  

Sydney - 073
CLAYE -  late Mrs F.L.  marr. one of the 1st families of Victoria,  ----  Benjamin Woolfield Mountfort was her grandfather --- 

Auction -  075
GERMAIN -  William,  deceased --  Leeston,  2 lots,  -----  more ----

Obituary -  076
MILLS - John James,  at Timaru,  b. Broadfields, Canterbury 62 yrs ago --  in 1899  m. Miss Pither, dau. of Mr J.Pither, Waddington,
                          -- leaves a widow and 7 children ----   named ----

Wedding write up -  077
SAMBROOK - McCULLOUGH - Mary, dau. of Mr & Mrs A. McCullough  to Frederick, son of Mr & Mrs Sambrook, Hednesford, England,
                  -------  more ----

Wellington - 078
SPENCER - William Edward,  age 63,  found dead ---  last Tuesday --   

21st Birthday - 079
WALLACE -  Ruby,  dau. of Mr & Mrs J.C.Wallace,   -----  more ---

Auction - 080
WEEBER - Mr F. (purchased another property)   22 Fleming st, Belfast ---  4 rooms --  quarter acre ----



Thursday 9 June 1927
Wedding write up  - 082
BURNS - MOREY - Madge, dau. of Mrs E.P.  O'Connor and late and late Mr E. Morey, Rakaia  to  Crosbie, son of Mrs J. Burns
                 ---   lots more ---

Auction - 084
HARPER - Mrs E.T. Harper,  leaving for England,   Kilmore st, near  Park Tce,  -- 10 rooms --- 

Auckland -  085
LOUDEN - Bernard, age 12 --- died  from falling off a lorry  ------ other boy Gordon Overton,  injured ---


Friday 10 June 1927
Auction - 087
BOASE -  Mrs J.S. deceased,   47 Ruskin St, Sydenham ---  5 rooms,   31 perch section ---  and all furniture   ---- 

Auckland -  089
HILL - Walter,  a hotel porter,  found dead on Tuesday --- 

Auckland -  090
MUNYARD - Arnold --  knocked down by a motor car ---

Auction -  091
SCRIMSHAW -  Mr E.T.   Main Sth Rd,  Sockburn,  2 storey building,  tobacconist shop shaving and hair cutting saloon   --- lots more ---


Saturday 11 June 1927
England  -  093
BRIDGE - Mr C.Hastings, (Christchurch)  arrived by the "Ionic"  to join his wife, who has been in England for the last 9mths, 

Waipawa -  094
CONDLIFFE -  Albert Ernest  and
SIMMONS - James,  2 motor cyclists  met in a head on collison ---   Albert died almost immediately ,  married and no family.

For Sale -  096
GRANT - late P.  Colombo st, near Bealey Ave.   2 storey res.  10 rooms,  nearly 1 acre ---- 

Wellington -  097
GREENER -  Miss Theresa (42)  --- Wanganui  killed in motor acc.  and injured were
KNOWLES - Nurse rachel ---
SHELTON - Miss N. ---WALSH -  Mrs James,  sister of deceased ---  

Death - 098
HOWARD - Mrs Marion,  died on Thursday --- age 79  widow of Charles Edward --   draper --  b. Scotland with parents in ship "Tudor"  in 1865
                         ---   2 sons and 1 dau. surviving --  16 grandchildren  and 5 g.grandchildren---

Wedding write up -  099
MacILREE - PARNHAM- on Wed.  Hylda May , dau. of Mrs & late Mr W.E.Parnham to  Cecil George, son of Mrs and late Mr MacIlree -----     more ---

Auction - 100
McDOWELL -  145 Clarence rd,   over 2 acres ---  6 roomed house ---

Property Sales -  101
SIMPKINSON - Mr  bought "Murini"  Cave Tce, Redcliffs ---
O'CALLAGHAN -  Mr J. 29 acres,  at Yaldhurst  to  Mr Le Gros.
KIESANOSWKI - Mr,  2 and half acres,    at Marshland,  to Mr Blythe ---

Sydney -  102
QUINN -  Martha, age 22  a waitress ---   died when shot at -----

Funeral write up -  103
STANTON -  Mr Joseph ---   at Woodend --   lots more ---- list of names ---

Funeral write up-  104
STEWART - Florence Jean,  wife of John Taylor Stewart, dau. of Mr & Mrs James Thomson ---   b. Riccarton 33 yrs ago 
                    ------   lots more -----

Auction - 104a
TOWNLEY - A.   cnr James Ave & Harewood rd ---    property sold,  auction of all furniture --- long list ---

94th birthday -  105
VENNALL -  Mt T.G. born Rye, Sussex,  arr. here with bride age 26 on the "Mary Ann"  a builder,  he helped build the
                        Provincial Government Buildings ----  lots more  ------

Pre - wedding party - 106
WOOD -  Rosamund,  to be married shortly, --  hostess Mrs Maurice Johnston


Monday 13 June 1927
Wedding write - up -  108
COLUMBUS-PORTER - Doris Aranmore, dau. of Mr & Mrs William Columbus to Robert, son of Mr William and late Ellen Porter,  Hawkes Bay
                 ----  lots more ---

Wellington -  109 & 110 & 111
DEVOY -  Ven. Archdeacon S.M.   was born 1843  in Queen's Co. Ireland,  ordained a priest in 1877  sailed for NZ in 1879 in ship "Athol"
                         with the late Very Rev. Dean Grogan, of Napier ---  very long column ----

Cass - Farewell  -  112
FITZGIBBON -  Mr & Mrs M. Fitzgibbon  ---  leaving for Rapahoe, West Coast --  lots more  -- list of names of those present ---

Wedding  -  114
HUNT - LANINI - Miss S.  dau. of Mr & Mrs Lanini, of Goldsborough  to Mr Clarence Hunt, of Kumara ---

Inquest -  115
LESTER -  Henry Leslie,  an infant ---   more  ----

Farewell Social -  116
SCALMER - Mr & Mrs T.   leaving Darfield ---- more ----

Inquest - Wellington - 117
SMITH -  Arthur Albert,  age 43,  fell from a pole in Island Bay on Thursday ---  

Death -  118 & 119
TIKAO - Hone,  died at Rapaki --  b. Tikao Bay, Wainui,  77 yrs ago --  just before the arrival of the 1st 4 ships -- son of Tamate Tikao,  whose brother John,
                  ----   marr, Hanna Toko Horomono (Solomon)  of Port Levy ----  lots more ----


Tuesday 14 June 1927
House Fire -  120
ANDERSON - Malcolm,  wife and 3 children  escaped ---   their house destroyed --  more --

Land Transfer Act 1915 -  122
COATES - Annie Elizabeth,  ---  Bush Rd, Rangiora  part RS 81, lot 2
COATES - Leonard Gordon ---   Bush Rd Rangiora ---  part RS 81 lot 1

Death -  124
HALLEY -  Mr H.B.  well known by sea travellers as chief steward for the Union Co. steamers ----

Obituary -  125
HARDCASTLE - John,  age 80,  died at Timaru ---  oldest Pressman in Dominion --joined Timaru Herald in 1879 -- 
                             leaves 3 sons,  and 2 daughters --   ---  more -----

Waimate -  126
KINSMAN - Thomas Edgar,  son of Mr F.A.  was killed -- thrown from a horse --   more ---

Obituary -  127
MANDL - Sister Mary Joseph,  age 63,  dau. of late Joseph Mandl, has 1 brother Dr C.Mandl, 3 sisters --

Taihape -  128
MILLS - John Roy,  accident in car ---  died --- age 27, married a few weeks ago --

Wedding write up - 129
MILLS-FARMER - Elizabeth Victoria, dau. of Mr & Mrs R.J.Farmer  to Henry William, son of Mrs and late Mr Mills,  Nelson.
                 ---  lots more ----

Canberra -  130
PALMER - Samuel  & 
BEVERIDGE - Alexander,  both died in a canvas tent at Northbourne Camp, near Ainslie, ---

Early Settlers Death - 131
WILLIAMS -  Mrs Matilda,  widow of Mr J.S.  of Simpson & Williams -- age 73 -- 4 daughters ---  all named --


Wednesday 15 June 1927

Wedding write up - 134
FLOYD-STEEL - Alma Doris, dau. of Mr & Mrs Joseph Steel  to Claude Everard Floyd, son of Mr & Mrs George Floyd, Cambridge
                     ---  more --- 

21st Birthday -  136
LANGLEY - Celia,  dau. of Mrs W.S. ---    list of names ----

Hamilton -  137
MORRIS - Alice Myra,  died on 15 March in fatal accident --  ages 19, father William L.  sued   and won compensation ----

Wedding write up - 138
PEACH-BEDELPH - Olive Ruth, dau. of Mr & Mrs Beldelph  to  Frederick John, son of Mr & Mrs Peach,  of Port Levy ---  more -----

Waimate -  139
STEVENS -  Mrs, wife of licensee of the Empire Hotel,  engaged in pegging out washing  -- earth beneath her feet gave way gripped the clothes line
             -- which saved her from being precipitated into a deep well, of which there was no knowledge ---     rescued -- suffering bruises and shock ----


Thursday 16 June 1927
Funeral - 142
HARDCASTLE - John,  at Timaru Cemetery yesterday --- 

Double Wedding write up -  143
LENNIE-GIBB -  Frances Helen, dau. of Mr & Mrs S.B.Gibb,  to  James, son of Mr John Lennie, of Oamaru --- 
AROA-GIBB -  Greta, dau. of Mr & Mrs S.B.Gibb  to  Leonard Stockley,  son of Mr & Mrs Frank Aroa, of Auroa --- lots more  -----

Funeral write up -  144
TIKAO -  Chief Hone Tare Tikao of the Ngai-Tuahuriri tribe ---   lots more ---

Obituary - 145
TIMINGS - Edward Patrick  died at Ashburton Hosp. on Sat. age 32,  son of Mr & Mrs T. Timings,  North Rakaia was b. Wellington,
                        served Great War --- invalidid home ---  more ----


Friday 17 June 1927
Obituary -  147
CORBETT -  William,  age 78,  at ---  b. Auckland 18 January 1849, 3rd son of Mr William Corbett at time Chief Postmaster of Auckland
                ---    marr. Miss H.M.COLLETT, dau. of W.R.Collett MP for Lincolnshire, England in 1876 ---  moved to Nelson, and Invercargill
                        --also  in Akaroa  5yrs -- wife died 33 years ago , 1 dau. Nurse Hilda Corbett, died during flu epidemic of 1918 
                     ----   remaining children  named ----  lots more ---

Wedding write up -  148
CRAIG-SYKES - Dorothy Iris, dau. of Mr & Mrs C. H.Sykes  to Mr William Craig ---   lots  more -----

Obituary -  150
LANGFORD - Alfred Thomas,  age 71,  b. Dungate, Cambridgeshire, in 1855, arr. Christchurch 45 yrs ago,  last 20 at Winchester
                        ---   leaves a widow,  1 dau. --- 4 sons ---   all named ----

Whangarei - 151
LAXON - Edwin Banke,  age 72  was killed at the Kamo crossing -- 

Death -  152
RADBURNED - Edward,  old res. of Temuka, collapsed at res. of his dau. ---   ----  more --

Obituary - 153
WIGGINS - Miss Meg,  dau. of Mr & Mrs H.L. Wiggins,  at Wellington, -- a trainee nurse --   celebrated her 21st birthday  2 weeks ago 
                    ---  more ----

Bride -elect - 154
WOOD - Miss Rosamund,  shortly to be married -- hostess Miss Gwen Jones ---


Saturday 18  June 1927
Obituary -  155
AYSON -  Mr Lake Falconer  Inspector of Fisheries ---  born Otago 1855 , son of Mr Peter Ayson,  ------

Auction -  157
BORGFELDT - late G.  bungalow 4 rooms  at 28 Bellevue Ave, Papanui ---   property and all furniture and effects ---  

Auction -  158
CROSBIE - Mr G.  "Prestonwood"   Wainoni Rd.  31 acres ---   2 storey res.  12 rooms ---  more---

Wedding write up - 159
ELSON - BEAMISH - Dorothy Mona, dau. of Mrs Englefield, to Edward Richard, son of Mr & Mrs Elson, Heathcote --  more ----

Auction -  161
GRANT - late P.   Colombo st, near Bealey Ave,  2 storey res.  10 rooms --  nearly 1 acre land ---

Auckland -  Inquest -  162
HILL -  Walter,  a hotel porter --  found dead in his room ---   on 7 June --  more ---

Pioneers death -  163
MacKAY - Miss Marian,  lived in NZ for 72 yrs ---   b. Nova Scotia,  dau. of George & Sarah MacKay, ---   a lot more ---

Auction - 164
McDOWELL -  late J. and M.A.  at   34 Yaldhurst Rd, cnr Peer st. res. 5 rooms,  ----  more ---

Auction - 165
NAISH - Margaret,  deceased,   20 Picton Ave,  -- 5 rooms --  27.5 perches --

21st Birthday -  166
PHIPPS - Frederick, son of Mr & Mrs W.H.Phipps.  ---  list of names -----

Burwood Murder -  167 & 168 & 169
SCARFF - Ellen Gwendoline Isobell Scarff,  -----  lots more ---

Death  -  170
WELSH -  Mr P.  an old resident of Southbridge,  died at Waimate at his sisters, -- was a pioneer member of the Ellesmere Hibernian Society ---

Sydney -  171
WHITE - David,  recently and unexpectedly came into a fortune from his uncle of 2,250,000 pounds  --- long column   wonderful story -----

Auction -  172
WILLIAMS - Mrs S.J.  188 Papanui Rd,  7 rooms, ---   quarter acre land -----  and furniture ----


Monday 20 June 1927
Wedding write up -  174
CHAMBERS-SLATER  - Bertha, dau. of Mr & Mrs Slater  to  Richard Sinclair Chambers, of Marlborough. ---  lots more ---

Rangiora -  death - 175
DEVLIN - Mrs, --- wife of Mr L.P.  ---  young family of 5 girls ----

Auction - 177
GABBITIS -  Leonard Arthur,  17 Sabey's Road,  Halswell, ---  2 acres 8 roods 18 perches ---   house & outbuildings ----

Funeral write up - 178
MALLOCH - Mr R.T.  on Friday at Bromley Cemetery --  his brothers Messrs Archibald, William & George --- lots more ---

Funeral write up - 179
RADBURNED -  Mr, age 71 -- on Friday --  wife died 4 yrs ago --  7 children, 5 still living--  all named ---


Tuesday 21 June 1927
Cust -  181
BOLT - farewell to Mr & Mrs G. Bolt and family,  leaving  to live in Christchurch -- evening spent in music and dancing -- more ---

Valedictory -  183
HARBISTON - Mr & Mrs T.  leaving Culverden  for Christchurch ---an evening of dancing to the Hawarden band "Surrages"
                    - -----  lots more ----

50 Years  Methodist Ministry -  184
LAWRY - Rev. Samuel,   retiring ---  born 73 yrs ago in Cornwall --- lots more ---

Auction -  185
WRIGHT - late Arthur,   "Eyrebank Estate"  a View Hill farm -- 107 acres freehold,  5 roomed cottage and cowshed --  more ---


Wednesday 22 June 1927
Pre-wedding party - 186
BANKS - Miss Dorothy --   on Sat. night at Ashley,  kitchen tea party -- more ---

Pre-wedding party -  188
CARR -  Maggie,  dau. of Mr & Mrs H.Carr  to be married shortly  -- held at Greenpark ----more --

Sale -  Rakaia -  189
CASEY - Mrs, of Riverbank,  has sold property  --  clearing sale of live and dead stock  ---

London -NZ'ers Presented at Court - 190
Mrs Richard Studholme  &  Miss A.C.Neave (Christchurch)
Miss Dorothy Acton-Adams (Kaikoura)
Mrs Eric Stevens,   & Miss Edith Laurie (Wellington)
Mrs J.Sutherland Ross,  Misses Margaret Acton-Adams & June Batchelor (Dunedin)
Mrs Richard Barker & Miss Winifred Lynsnar (Gisborne)
Miss Phillipa Nairn (Hawke's Bay)
Misses Myra & Evelyn Pinckney (Southland)
Miss R.Mandl (Hokitika)
Misses Jessie Craig,  Ailsa Burns & Phyllis & Jocelyn Bloomfield (Auckland)

Obituary -  191
DITFORT - William,  age 70, b. London in 1857, came to NZ with parents 1864 in ship "Ivanhoe"    --- twice married --
                         leaves a wife, 3 sons  and 6 daughters ---  funeral at Linwood Cemetery ---  more ----

Funeral write-up -  192
DWYER - Mrs Mary,  in Geraldine ---  2nd dau. of late Mr John Sugrue,  of Belfield -- 

Clearing Sale - 193
ELLIOTT - late Robert,    clearing sale of live and dead stock  ---  also all furniture & effects.,----- list --

Auction -  194
FORBES - late R.A.  3 lots at Tai-Tapu,  homestead and outbuildings  and 10 acres ---  more ---

Death -  196
GREEN - Martin,  age 70, a farm labourer,  was found dead in a plantation at Hatfield ----

Obituary -  197
OLLIVER - John Richard,  age 52,   for 27 yrs on staff of "New Zealand Referee"  as sub-editor and editor --- 
                 leaves a wife and young son ---- more ---

21st Birthday party -  198
PEARCE - Ben,  son of Mr & Mrs G.Pearce, of Coalgate ---   more ---

Burwood murder mystery -  199
SCARFF -  Gwendoline Isobel,  no further leads,  man is missing ---  lots more ----

Death - 200
STRATFORD - Charles,  prominent jockey in the 80's  and 90's ---   leaves a widow and grown up son ---

Dunedin -  201
TELFORD - Thomas, of Otanomomo,  dropped dead on Monday --- age 64 ---

Inquest - Auckland -  202
VEALE - Sydney,  a fireman,  lost overboard from trawler 'Countess"  on 29 April ---- age 32, leaves a wife and 3 children ---

Death -  203
WILKE - Maire Dorothy,  age 15mths,  of Rotherham, Nth Canterbury --- an inquest to be held ---


Thursday 23 June 1927
Auction -  204
BIRKETT -  Mr Geo.  170 acres,   7 roomed house --  on Curragh's rd,  Templeton ----

Inquest -  206
BREEN -  Martin,    found dead at Hatfield,  on Tuesday --  held at Rakaia Court house ----  natural causes --

Obituary -  207
DAVIES - Mother Mary Joseph,   age 55,  --  a member of an old Lyttelton family --- 

Missing Friend -  209
GAINS - Charles L.  believed to have left Sydney for NZ  in 1908 ---   G.Gains, Ashcombe, Shanklin, England

Auction -  210
GALLETLY  -  late D.  31 acres of land   on main Lincoln rd at Lincoln  -- to wind up estate ---

Obituary -  211
HARRIS - Mrs Adeline, nee Ansell,   age 91, died at Okain's Bay -- arr. Lyttelton age 15 on "Lady Nugent"  in 1851 --   in 1855
                 married William Silas Harris, who died 12 Sept. 1869  ---   in 1884  remarried  to a widower with adjoining farm ---
                 who died in 1921 ---  leaves 4 sons ----   named  2 daughters ---

Obituary -  212
HOWARD - Mrs Mary Catherine,  at Reefton,  widow of Frank Howard --  b. Capleston,  age 49,  -- leave 3 children   and 3 sisters
                ---   and 2 brothers, -- all named ----

Land Transfers -  213
James Richardson Thompson  to  Mary Julia Leonard,  part Opihi riverbed ---- Arowhenua ----
Alex G. Waddell  to  Joseph J. Meynell    section 12 --- Morven township ---
Charles James Rice  to Miss M.D.Hall,  crown land ----   Arthurs Pass
Peter Forrester Childs  to  Peter Forrester Childs --- 1147 acres --- Cheviot
Emma Burgess  to  George Albert Cations --  section 12  ---  Arowhenua
Collet Stanley Bennett  to  Scott Shuttleworth Roberts,   369 acres ---  Rangiora ----
James Cochrane  Dixon  to  John Alexander Bell,   part reserve ----  Waiho S.D.
Florence Dunne  to  Alford & Robert Stockdill, ---  246 acres ---  Corwar ---
Robert Sloss  to  Alexander Williamson ---  Lowry Peaks ----
John Maurice Clark  to  Jean Clark --- section 46 ---  50 acres,  Hinds ---  john Clark deceased
Robert James Hay  to  Harry Llewenfra Warman --  section 23 Hanmer Plains -----
Charles Herbert Ensor  to  James Stevenson, --  run 16,  Amuri County  --  199,000 acres 
John O'Hara  to  Bryan O'Hara ---  --  389 acres  --- "Waikakahi"  Waitaki
John Topp (deceased)  to  John Farquhar Topp --  33 acres --  Pigeon Bay ----
Richard Joseph Ian MacKenzie  to  Percy Hawkins Johnston ----   723 acres --- Opihi  S.D.

Inquest - Auckland -  214
MATTHEWS - Janet,  age 55,  married --   inquest adjourned ---

Wedding write up -   215
McLEAN - NICHOLLS - at Amberley,  Ella, dau. of Mr & Mrs W. Nicholls, Nth Canty   to Kowhai McLean,
                son of late A.  and Mrs McLean,  Amberley ----  more ----

Auction - 216
MITTON - Mr F.  8 acres  of Marshland land and 2 houses ------

Funeral write - up -  217
OLLIVER -  John R.   (editor of NZ Referee)  took place --- leaving 76 Edward Ave ---  for Bromley Cemetery --  lots more ---

Obituary -  218
RADFORD - Walter Dix,  well known Westpport res.  age 83 -- b. Surry, England ---    arr. in barque "Eclipse"  in 1859    --
                 leaves a widow, 2 sons and 3 daughters ---

Obituary -  219
STONE - Thomas,  b. Devonshire, England,  came here in 1875---   took up farming ---   in 1902  went to Waikato -- returned here in 1910
             ---   leaves a widow, 3 sons and 4 daughters,  funeral yesterday   at Papanui Churchyard ---- lots more ----

Wellington - 220
TELFER - Mrs Helen,  died in car accident 3 June ---    court case  -----

Inquest -  Wellington -  221
TELFER -  Mrs Helen --    more -----

Inquest -  222
WILKE - Marie Dorothy ---  age 15mths   -- died in hospital --  Marguerite Therese Wilke,  mother of child ---  inquest adjourned ----

Invercargill -  223
WILSON -  Samuel,  farmer at Clinton  was found dead yesterday --  a returned soldier  and married ---


Friday 24 June 1927
Death on Tram -  225
BOYCE -  D.  an elderly man,  collapsed and died --- 

Auckland -  226
COATES - Mr Thomas, uncle of the Prime Minister,  died  age 80.

Funeral write up - 227
DAVIES -  Rev. Mother Mary Joseph,   took place at Lyttelton ---   ---- more ---

Death -  228
EVANS - John,  on 15 June,  age 67,   an inquest will probably be held ---

Wedding write up -  230
GEESON - ABBOTT - Dorothy, dau. of late capt. & Mrs Abbott, Lyttelton  to  Harry, son of Mrs A. and late Mr W.Geeson, of Domett ----  more ----
 
Wedding write up -  231
KNUDSEN - LENNON - Annie Teresa, dau. of Mr & Mrs Wm Lennon  to Allan William, son of late Charles Thomas Knudsen  ---- 
            at Ashburton --  lots more -----

Late Mr J.R. .Olliver - 232
OLLIVER - Mr J.R.  tribute for "NZ Referee"     story of his journalistic career ---  lots more

London -  234
PERHAM -  Mr R.F. (Hokitika)  --- arr. Southampton by the "Berengaria"  at ens of April,     father came from Somersetshire ---
             return to NZ in September ----  more ---

Dunedin -  235
RENNIE - Jean,  age 23,  was killed crossing a railway line --- 

Pre - wedding party - 236
WOOD - Miss Rosamund,   a bridge party --  hosted by Mrs Jack Ferrier ----  more ----


Saturday 25 June 1927
Kumara 237
BELL -  Mr Michael David,  died --  age 56, born at Ross,  a printer by trade --   leaves a widow,  3 sons and 4 daughters -- 
                sister Mrs Lecomte, Christchurch  and brother Mr R.C.Bell, Kumara ---

Wedding write up -  240
GRANT - FLANAGAN - Grace, dau. of Mr & Mrs M.A.Flanagan  to  David Leslie,  son of Mr & Mrs Riebing Grant ---   lots more ----

Gisborne -  241
KAWHENA - Mika,  died at Whatatutu,    age reputed to be 101  -----

Hawera -  Inquest - 242,  243 & 244
LATHAM -  F.H.  and
BAINES - Noel Arthur,  were both killed on Mt Egmont early in May --- 

Obituary -  245
LUBBOCK - Mr Frederic,   late Chairman of London Board of BNZ  b. 1844  , 6th son of Sir John W. Lubbock  ---         more ---

Deaths -  246
NAZER - Edward,  age 54,  a storekeeper at Maungaturoto,  was killed  by a train ---
RENNIE -  Jane Finlay,  run over by a train at Dunedin --- 

Hanmer Springs -  247
PARSONS -  Mr J.  is farewelled ---   hosted by Mr & Mrs T. Maher, 

Wedding write up -  248
PASCOE - BECK - Mr Ralph W.Pascoe  to Miss Dorice, dau. of Mr J.L.Beck,  musician, Wanganui  and sister of Mr Harold beck ---  more ---

Sudden Death -  249
RENNIE -  Clara Elizabeth,  age 55   -- died   ------


Monday 27 June 1927
Wedding write up - 250
ARCHER-WALTER - at Kaikoura,  Eileen Winifred, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.H.Walter  to  John Stanley,  son of Mrs and late Mr Archer, Hamilton
                ---  lots more ---

Death - 252
CAMPBELL - Lady Sara,  age 78,  2nd dau. of late Hon. William Robinson,    in 1878 married Sir Charles Ralph Campbell, 11th Baronet of Auchinbreck,
                     Sir Charles died in 1919  -- leaves 3 sons ---  all named --  funeral on Tuesday

Funeral -  253
COATES - Thomas,  uncle of the Prime Minister, at the Purewa Cemetery ---   ------ more ---

Obituary - 254
DANIEL - Mrs,  nee Carruthers, b. 70 yrs ago at Wellington ---    leaves a hus. grown up family & a brother --  granddaughter of Col. E.M. Carruthers,
                  mother of late Mr R.J.Daniel 1st NZ pressman to be killed in the war ---

Inquest -  255
DAVIS -  husband & wife  ----   brother of deceased Joseph William Davis ---  a lot more ----

Waimate -  256
Found dead in bed, an old age pensioner,  married, living apart from his wife  died in bed in his hut at Waimate Creek  by  ---  had been an inmate
        of the hospital on and off for some time  ----  more ----

Obituary - Greymouth - 257
DUNN - Sarah Ann,  on Saturday -- b, London age 66 ---   hus. late James Dunn, died 8 yrs ago  --  leaves a family of 4 sons & 5 daughters
                 ----   names ----

Wedding tomorrow -  259
OGILVIE -  Miss Elsie,  at Wellington --  father formerly manager of Chch branch of Union Bank -----

Auction -  260
PERHAM -  38 acres of land known as Perham's block  at Barry's Bay ---- part R.S. 11428

Inquest -  261
RENNIE - Clara Elizabeth,  married --  hus. Alexander ---  arr. NZ in Dec. 1925  -- have 2 boys --   inquest adjourned ---

Pre - wedding Party -  262
WOOD - Miss Rosamond, who marries Mr R.L.Ronaldson  tomorrow ---    names of guests ----

Auction - 263
WRIGHT - late Arthur,  107 acres freehold --  "Eyrebank Estate"   View Hill --- 


Tuesday 28 June 1927
Obituary -  265
BUTCHER -  Mr George,  an old Canterbury settler ----   living with daughter Mrs W. Mowatt, of Lower Hutt -- born Bulmer, Essex, England --
                 arr. Lyttelton by ship "Grasmere"  in 1854 --  3 daughters --  all named ----

Auckland -  266
CAMPBELL - Alexander, age 35,  a dentist,  found dead ----  more ---

Dunedin - 267
DUNCAN - David,  city valuer -- died on Sat. night --  age 66  brother of All Black Jimmy Duncan --- 

Deaths  -  268
DUNN -  Mrs S.A.     funeral this morning at Karoro ---- 
SUTTON - Miss Elizabeth,  native of Christchurch,  age 40  died at Greymouth ----

Auction -  270
GILMOUR -  late William,  Tai - Tapu,  120 acres ---  house of 6 rooms  ------

Bankruptcy  -  271
HARRIS - Frank Stanley,  of Hororata,  farming for 7 yrs -------  meeting adjourned

Death - 272
McGUIRE - Mr T.  son of Mr McGuire, Kensington --- 

Wedding - 273
PERKINS - Miss Laurie, (Chch)  left last evening for  ----   to be married in South America to Mr Milton Tait (ex Chch)  -------

Inquest - Dunedin -  274
RENNIE - Miss Jane Finlay --  run over by a railway engine ---   -----


Wednesday 29 June 1927
Funeral write up - 276
CAMPBELL - Lady Sara,  widow of Sir Charles Ralph Campbell, 2nd dau. late William Robinson ---  Riccarton Churchyard --  long list of names ---

21st Birthday -  277
FOX - Lionel,  son of Mr & Mrs J.Fox,  ---  more ---

Bankruptcy - 279
HALE - Thomas,  started business as a tailor 17 January 1927  ----  adjourned ---

Bankruptcy -  280
KEYS - Albert, a builder,   of Timaru ----  more ----

Wedding write up - 281 & 282
RONALDSON - WOOD - Rosamond, dau. of Mr & Mrs Charles Wood  to Robert Lindsay, son of Mr & Mrs C.J.Ronaldson ----   lots more ----

21st Birthday - Ladbrooks - 283
SMITH - Ada,  dau. of Mr & Mrs G.G.Smith ----  long list of names ----

Wedding write up -  284
McVICAR - THORNTON - L., son of Mrs McVicar, Blackwater  to  Bridget Nora dau. of Mrs M.A.Thornton --- 
JAMES - McCARTHY -  Digby, son of Mr & Mrs H.D.James  to  Nellie, dau. of Mr & Mrs P.J.McCarthy, Greymouth ---  more ---


Thursday 30 June 1927

Bankruptcy - 285
ANDERSON -  Albert George,  taxi - driver --  

Deaths - 287
McGUIRE - T.  of James st, Kensington -----    found dead in kitchen ----
SIM - Montague Edward  Percy,  --- Timaru,  found dead  age 50 --  a returned soldier ----

Bankruptcy -  288
LEACH - Charles Lyne,  of Swannanoa,  farmer --  adjourned a week ---  lots more ----

Wedding write up - 289
PETTIT - BIGGINS - Myrtle Annie, dau. of Mr & Mrs W.J. Biggins  to  Henry Peter, son of Mr & MRs H.Pettit  ----   lots more ------ 

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Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
12 November 2013

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