Christchurch Press  -   May  1927

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Monday 2 May 1927

Birth - 003
GRAHAM -  to wife of Geo. Graham -  a son (stillborn)

Marriage -  003
KENNINGTON - GUNN -  on 21 April at -- Seddon, William John Kennington  to Hilda Constance Gunn.

Deaths - 003
ADAIR - Alexander, on 30 April at --  hus. of Blanche, of Kaikoura,  age 68.
HIGGINS - John,  on 1 May,  of Waiau--  age 68,  late Kaiapoi.
MAW - Mary Ann,  on 1 May at Doyleston,  wife of George,  age 70.
MORRIS - William,  on 30 April at --  age 74, late Charing Cross.
PENGELLY - Alice Maud Mary,  on 29 April at --  wife of George,  age 58.

In Memoriam -  003
HIDE - Frederick,  son of Sarah & late William,  Ohoka,  on 2 May 1921. -----
HORTON - John,  died Rangiora,  1 May 1926 -----
MARDON -  Will,  on 2 May 1924 ---
VESSEY -  Maggie,  on 2 May 1923----

Funeral Notices -  006
MAW - Mary Ann,  on  3 may --  for Ellesmere Public Cemetery ---
McCOY - Martha,   this day ---  Bromley Cemetery ---
MORRIS -  William ---   son in law Charles Newton --  this day  for Bromley Cemetery --


Tuesday 3 May 1927
Births -  014
HASTIE -  on 2 May to Mr & Mrs H.G.Hastie -  a son.
ILES - on 1 May at --  to wife of C.Iles - a son ----
RICHARDS - on 1 May at -- to wife of C.L. Richards,  Waiau -  a son.

Marriage -  014
DAWSON - McMILLAN - on 18 April at --  Wanganui,  Catherine Grace, dau. of Mr & Mrs John McMillan
                     to Jack T.T. son of Mr & Mrs H.T.Dawson,  Auckland.

Death -  014
TAYLOR -  William,  on 2 May at --  hus. of Margaret,  Ashburton,  age 34

In Memoriam -  014
BERGMANN -  Martin Andrew,  on 2 May 1905 ---
CHEGWIN - Edward Charles,   on 3 May 1926 ---
CRAIGHEAD - Alex,  hus. of Emily,  (Spotswood)   accidentally killed 3 May 1917 ---
ELLIS -  mother --  on 3 May 1921 --
WINTER -  father --  on 3 May 1925 ---  daughter  C. Penwell ----


Wednesday 4 May 1927
Births -  024
ANDERSON -  on 29 April at  ---   to Mr & Mrs J.B.Anderson -  a son.
DRUMMOND-HAY - on 3 May at --  to wife of Cecil Drummond - Hay -  a daughter.

Marriages -  024
ELEE - GUY -  on 23 April at Darfield --  Emil Klee (of Otago)  to Mrs M. Guy, widow of Mr T.Y.Guy --
WALTON - WHITBY - on 16 April at --  Thomas William Walton --  (late Staffordshire, England)
                     to  Ethel, dau. of late Walter James & Mary Ann Whitby ---

Deaths -  024
HARKESS - Thomas,  on 3 May at -- Lyttelton,  hus. of late sybilla,  age 75 --
LOCK -  Jesse,  on 3 May at --    hus. of Emma Esther Lock,  age 62.
McKINNON -  Jesse Sneddon,  on 29 April at --  Dunedin, --  wife of C. McKinnon,  dau. of late Walter & Jean Sneddon,  age 53.
MILSOM - James Boyton,  on 2 May at Auckland,  age 70.

In Memoriam -  024
ADCOCK -  father --  on 4 May 1924 --
BOATWOOD - William,  on 4 May 1926 --
CAMPBELL -  Elizabeth Porteous,  on 4 May 1926  wife of James ----
HAROLD -  Thomas,  died at Ashburton,  4 May 1925 ---
TENCH -  mother --  on 4 May 1922 ---
WHITE -  Elizabeth Sarah,  on 4 May 1917 ---

Funeral Notices -  025
HARKESS -  Thomas,  on 5 May at --  for Lyttelton Church of England Cemetery ---
LOCK -  Jesse,   on 6 May  for Linwood Cemetery ---
TAYLOR - William George,  on 4 May -- for Ashburton Cemetery --


Thursday 5 May 1927
Births - 037
CAMPBELL -  on 4 May at Waikari  to Mr & Mrs A.N.Campbell - a daughter.
ROBB -  on 30 April at --  to Mr & Mrs D.Robb - a daughter.
WINSTONE - on 30 April at -=--  to Mr & Mrs A.W.Winstone -  a daughter.

Deaths -  037
COOK -  Anne Eliza,  on 4 May at  --  wife of John,  age 75.
CORSON - Frederick  Robert, on 4 May at --  age 67
OLIVER - John Hawdon Barnes,  on 4 May at --  hus. of Agnes Margaret,  age 61.
POPPLE - Mary Ann,  on 3 May at --  relict of W.T.Popple,  age 79.
SHAW - Joseph Thomas,  on 4 May at --  hus. of Alice Maud,  age 45
SIMCOX - Samuel,  on  22 April at -- Melbourne,  father in law of Mrs S.J.Simcox,  grandfather of ---   great grandfather of --  age 86.
SMART -  John Samuel,  on 30 April at ---  hus. of late Elspeth (late Stanmore rd)   age 39.
TAYLOR -  Helena Margaret,  on 4 May at --  wife of James,  Belfast --  age 37.

In Memoriam -  037
RICH -  James,  d. Clarkville,  5 May 1926.

Funeral Notices -  041
CORSON - Frederick Robert ---  this day --  Bromley Cemetery ---
HARKESS -  Thomas,  --  this day --  Church of England Cemetery Lyttelton.
OLIVER - John Hawdon,  --- this day -- for Waimari Cemetery ---
POPPLE -  Mary Ann,  -- Friday  for Springfield cemetery ---
SHAW - Joseph Thomas --    on Friday --  Bromley Cemetery -- 
SIMPSON - Dundas,  -- this day   Bromley Cemetery ----
TAYLOR - Helena Margaret,  ---  this day ---  for Belfast Public Cemetery ---


Friday 6 May  1927
Roll of Honour - In Memoriam -  048
FARNIE - Stuart Cheyne,  on 5 May in France,  son of T Cheyne & Clara Farnie,  Geraldine.

Births -  048
NOVIS -  on 3 May at --  to Mr & Mrs A.V. Novis -  a son.
SMITH -  on 5 May  to Mr & Mrs Leslie Smith --  a son.

Marriage -  048
BUTTON - HESTER -  on 29 March at --  John Heathcote Button to  Iris Speechley Hester.

Deaths -  048
CORSON -  Frederick Robert, on 4 May at --  hus. of A.R.Corson,  father of ---  age 67.
HEASLEY - William J.  on 5 May at ---  hus. of M.A.Heasley,  aged 47.
SMITH - Charles,  on 5 May at --  hus. of helen Calvert Smith ----

In Memoriam -  048
CAMERON -  mother --  on 6 May 1926 at Edendale --
WINSTONE -  father --  6 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices -  050
CORSON - Frederick Robert,  ---  this day  for Linwood Cemetery --
HEASLEY - William J.  --- on Saturday 7th  --  Bromley Cemetery
LOCK - Jesse,  -- this day at 2pm  for Linwood Cemetery --


Saturday 7 May 1925
Births -  060
COOK -  on 5 May at --  Taranaki,  to Mr & Mrs George Cook -  a son.
PATERSON - on 5 May at -- to Mr & Mrs J.H.Paterson,  Glen Dhu -  a daughter.
POLLARD - on 5 May to Mr & Mrs Monty Pollard,  Rangiora - a daughter.

Marriage 060
MARSH - McINTOSH - on 6 April at -- Kaiapoi,  Hubert Charrington, son of Mr & Mrs A. C.Marsh, Pahiatua
                     to Grace, dau. of Mr & Mrs hector McIntosh, kaiapoi.

Deaths -  060
CAPILL -  Maud, on 5 May at Palmerston North, wife of Oswald, Taihape,  dau. of S.J. Bradbury, Christchurch.
LAING - Thomas Marshall Lorei,  late Waimate,  age 60.
PARTRIDGE - John Leonard  on 6 May at --   son of late William Henry & Katherine L.D.  age 45.
PIKE - on 4 May at Wellington,  John Anderson Pike,  hus. of Agnes Holmes Pike,  age 73.
WRIGHT - on 6 May at Leeston,  inf. son of Edward Denham & Elsie Wright,  lived 3 days.

In Memoriam -  060
CRUICKSHANK - Jack, on 7 May 1926 ----  age 24
GOODWIN - Edwin,  on 6 May 1917  ----
PORTEOUS - George Edward,  on  8 May 1924 --
WILLIAMS - Jas. Ernest,  d. 7 May 1924 ---

Funeral Notices - 064
HASTINGS - Evelyn Alfred (schoolmaster)  will arrive at Rapaki Pa on Sunday ---
LAING - Thomas Marshall Morel,    on Monday --  for Linwood Cemetery --- 
PARTRIDGE - John Leonard,  -- on Sunday  -- for Linwood Cemetery --
SMITH - Charles,  --  this day --- for Sydenham Cemetery --


Monday 9 May 1927
Births -  071
BLIGHT - on 6 May at Glentunnel  to Mr & Mrs W.Blight -  a son.
DUNN - on 6 May at -- to Mr & Mrs J.Dunn - a daughter.
McKINNON - on 4 May at Rakaia --  to Mr & Mrs W.J. McKinnon - a daughter.
STRINGFELLOW - on 7 May at --- Christchurch  to Mr & Mrs Cecil -  Kaiakoura -  a son.

Deaths -  071
BARRETT -  Jonathon,  on 7 may at --  relict of Mary Ann,  age 92 --
BROWN -  William George, on  7 May at --  fathe rof ---  age 72 --
STOKES - on 5 May at --  Pahiatua,  -- wife of C.L.  age 66
TOWNSHEND - Thomas,  on 8 May at --  late Lincoln,  age 81.
WILLIAMS -  Abraham John,  on 7 May at --  hus. of Emily,  age 85.

In Memoriam -  071
McCOY -  Claude A,  son of Ellen and late F.H.  on 9 May 1922
McCOY - Arthur Harold, son of Ellen and late F.H killed in action  10 may 1915 ------
SMITH - Eliza,  on 8 May 1926  also Thomas Walter, on  30 May son of above

Funeral Notices -  073
BARRETT -  Jonathon --  this day  -- for Linwood Cemetery
BROWN -  William George,  --  for Sydenham Cemetery,  on Wednesday --
LAING - Thomas Marshall Morel,  this day  --  for Linwood Cemetery --
WILLIAMS -  Abraham John --  this day   for St Luke's Churchyard, Brookside ---


Tuesday 10 May 1927
Births - 076
BERRY -  to Mr & Mrs Benjamin  A. Berry - a son.
BROADHEAD - on 9 May  to Dr & Mrs H.D.Broadhead - a son.
PERYMAN - on 8 May at -- to Mr & Mrs E.S.Peryman -  a daughter.
ROSEVEARE - on 5 May at -- to Mr & Mrs W.J.  Glenroy -  a daughter
SCOTT -  on 10 April at -- to Mr & Mrs J.A. - a son -----

Deaths -  076
BURGESS -  Mary Ann,  on 9 May at --  wife of late T.D.  age 94
FREDERICKSEN - Anne Johanne, on 8 May at Akaroa,  wife of Christian --  age 73.
RITCHIE -  James Niven,  on 9 May at --  inf. son of Helen & Niven ----
SMITH - Charlotte,  on 9 May at --  wife of John Pearson Smith,  age 50.

In Memoriam -  076
ASHWORTH - William Henry, d. 10 May 1918 --
HAMILTON - Alexander,  on  9 May 1923 ---
NEWTON - Thomas,  on 10 May 1925  hus. of Sarah

Funeral Notices -  078
BROWN -  William George,  --  for Sydenham Cemetery,  on Wednesday --
FREDERICKSEN - Anne,  on Wednesday -- for Akjaroa Anglican Cemetery
JEFFREY - George,  -- this day -- for Sydenham Cemetery --
RITCHIE - James,  --- this day for Sydenham Cemetery --
SMITH -  Charlotte,  on Wed. -- for Bromley Cemetery --
TOWNSHEND - Thomas,  this day --   Lincoln Public cemetery ---
WALMSLEY - Constance,  -- this day  for Sydenham Cemetery --


Wednesday 11 May 1927
Births -  083
ANDERSON - on 9 May at --  to Mr & Mrs Anderson, Teddington - a son.
CRAIGIE - on 8 May at --  to Mr & Mrs A.L. Craigie, Te Pirita - a son.
GAINES - on 10 May at --  to wife of W.A. Gaines (nee Phyllis McLean) - a daughter.
PASCOE - at Lincoln  to Mr & Mrs Arthur Pascoe (nee Ruby Roberts)   - a daughter
VIVIAN - on 6 May at --  to Mr & Mrs A.Vivian - a daughter.

Marriages -  083
ADAIR - OWLER - on 20 April at -- Thomas, son of Mr & Mrs P. Adair, of Kaiakoura  to Mary Owler, 
                    dau. of Mr &  late Mrs Forrester ----
BILBROUGH - CUNNINGHAM - on 30 March at --  Charles, son of Mrs and late Henry Bilbrough, Dunsandel
                        to Margaret Helen, dau. of Mr & Mrs Alex Cunningham, Oxford.
LOHREY - ELLIOTT - on 7 April at -- Edgar Philip, son of Mr & Mrs Lohrey  to Margaret Elizabeth,
                        dau. of Mr & Mrs Elliott, East Oxford.
WRIGHT - ROXBURGH - on 19 April at --  Gray Russell Wright of Kirwee  to Marion Jessie Boyd Roxburgh ---

Deaths - 083
HAMILTON - Elizabeth Jane,  on 10 May at --  wife of late Thomas,  age 82.
HENERY - Anna Bella, on 10 May at -- wife of William,  age 56 --
HEYWARD - Amelia,  widow of Robert Netherway Heyward,  mother of ---   age 90.
McDOWELL - James, on 10 May at --  age 93.
SMITH - George,  on 10 May at ---   hus. of late Elizabeth Ellen,  age 86.
TURNER - Walter Edward,  on 10 May, at --  late of Ravensbourne --

In Memoriam - 083
BAIRD - Nathalie Joy,  3rd dau. of D. & H. Baird,  d. 11 May 1924
CRAWFORD - Agnes Scott, on 11 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices -  084
McDOWELL - James,  ---  on Thursday -- for Riccarton Churchyard ---
SMITH - Charlotte,  ---  on Wednesday -- for Bromley Cemetery ---


Thursday 12 May 1927
Birth -  088
JAY -  on 11 May at --  to Mr & Mrs H.A.jay - a son.

Marriage -  088
WITTE - PURDIE - on 6 April at --- Helen Ovans, dau. of Mrs and late Mr A. Purdie, -- Kaiapoi
                     to  Wm Gilbert, son of Mr & Mrs Wm Witte, Cashmere.

Death - 088
McLAUCHLAN - William, on 11 May at --  Ashburton -- age 90,  Waterton Cemetery --
MEYERHOFF - Christian,  on 11 May at --3rd  son of late Heinrich & Elizabeth,   of Greenpark,  age 46.
OSBORNE -  Edward Arthur,  on 11 May at --  hus. of Annie ---

In Memoriam - 088
HAMILTON -  James William Ellis,  on 12 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices -  092
HAMILTON - Elizabeth Jane,  --  this day --  for Addington Cemetery ---
HENERY - Anna Bella,   this day ---  for Sydenham Cemetery --
MEYERHOFF -  Christian,  -- on Friday  for Springston cemetery --
McDOWELL -  James,  this day -- Riccarton Churchyard.--
OSBORNE - Edward Arthur,   this day --- Bromley Cemetery  -- 


Friday 13 May 1927
Births -   100
CURRIE - on 12 May at Lyttelton,  to Mr & Mrs W.R.Currie - a daughter.
HUNT - on 11 May  to wife of S.W.T.Hunt -  a son.
KILGOUR - on 9 May at -- to Mr & Mrs D.M. Kilgour - a son.

Marriages -  100
BECKETT - HOLLOW - on 19 April at -- Arthur, son of Mrs C. Beckett (Dunedin)  to Norah, dau. of Mr & Mes E. Hollow, Sumner.
FISHER - NELSON - on 28 April at --  Charles Huia, son of Mrs and late Mr C.Fisher  to Maggie Ferguson, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.H.Nelsom.
LEACH - EDWARDS - on 6 May at --  Ada Ivy Jane, dau. of late Eli & Maria Edwards  to Herbert George Leach (Greymouth)

Deaths - 100
BULL - Hannah,  on 12 May at --  widow of George, age 76.
CLUCAS - Robert,  on 12 May at --  late Oxford,  age 74
GILCHRIST - Walter, on 12 May  at --  Timaru,  hus. of Marie Genny Phoebeth --  age 75.
KAVANAGH - Annie Imelda, on 12 May at --  widow of John, (Hokitika)  age 45.

In Memoriam -  100
ADAMS - Agnes Evelyn  twin dau. of Frank & Minnie,  on 13 May 1926,  age 6.
HARRIS - Bob,  on 13 May 1925,  age 39 ---

Funeral Notices -  105
BULL - Hannah,  on Saturday -- for Sydenham Cemetery --
CLUCAS - Robert,  on Saturday --  Oxford Cemetery ---
KAVANAGH - Annie Imelda, --  on Saturday --  Bromley Cemetery --
MEYERHOFF - Christian,  this day --  Springston Cemetery


Saturday 14 May 1927
Births -  109
AYERS - on 13 May at --  to wife of L.S.Ayers -  a son.
HARRIS - on 12 May at --  to Mr & Mrs R.P. Harris - a son.
JARDEN - on 10 May at --  to Mr & Mrs W.P.Jarden - a daughter.
PEARCE - on 8 May at -- to Mr & Mrs H.H.Pearce -  a son.

Marriages -  109
BECKETT - HOLLOW -    as above no. 100
KEIR - ASHMAN -  on 30 March at --  Wallace, son of Mr James & late Mrs Keir,  to Mavis,
                    dau. of Mrs M.F. & late Mr T.G.Ashman
KING - RADCLIFFE - on 11 May at --  William Gordon, son of Mr & Mrs King  to Muriel,
                     dau. of Mrs M. Radcliffe, Wellington.
STRANGE - BARSHAM - on 18 April at --  Albert Edward, son of Mr T.G.Strange
                     to Annie Freda, dau. of Mrs M.E. Barsham, --
TAIT - BOOTH - on 23 March at Hina, dau. of Mr & Mrs Geo. T.Booth  to Arnold,
                     son of Mr & Mrs James Tait.
THOMPSON - JACKMAN - on 14 April at --  Mostyn Phair, son of Mr & Mrs Jas. Thompson, Ashburton  to Myrtle Daphne,
                    dau. of Mr & Mrs T.Jackman, Weedons.

Deaths -  109
HALL -  Dinah,  on 13 May  at ---   dau. of late William Hall, Yaldhurst.
HALSTEAD - Walter James, on 18 April at -- Pleasant Point,  hus. of Eliza Ann --   age 63 ---
LONGSTAFF - Myrtle Henrietta,  on 13 May at --  wife of Robert James,  Glentunnel,  age 28.
ROBINSON -  Samuel Amuri, on 12 May at Palmerston North,  late Cheviot --- 
STRANGE - on 13 May,  widow of Edward,  age 82.

In Memoriam -  109
COLVILLE -  Grace,  dau. of C.W.  and L.Colville,  d. 14 May 1922
JACKSON -  Ruby Baxter,  on 15 May 1919 ---
MITCHELL -  Nannie,  on 14 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices -  111
BULL - Hannah,  --- this day --  Sydenham Cemetery --
CLUCAS -  Robert,  --  this day --  Oxford Cemetery ---
KAVANAGH - Annie Imelda,  --  this day ---  Bromley Cemetery --
LONGSTAFF - Myrtle Henrietta, --   on Sunday  for South Malvern Cemetery ---


Monday 16 May 1927
Births -  126
APPLETON - to Mr & Mrs Will Appleton, --- Wellington - a daughter.
GLASGOW  - on 14 May at -- wife of Dr W.T. Glasgow - a son.

Marriages -  126
BURNS - LAWRENCE - on 6 April at --  Melvin Johnston,  son of Mr & late Mrs A.M.Burns, Christchurch, 
                    to Iliffe, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.D.Lawrence, Sumner.
CLARKE - KERR - on 16 April at -- Ashburton,  Gerald Toynbee, son of Mr & Mrs Joseph T.Clarke,
                      to Florence May, dau. of Mrs & late Mr M.A.Kerr, Ashburton.

Deaths - 126
BRUCE - Annie L. on 15 May at -- widow of James Stanley Bruce, late Palmerston North.
GILBERT - Margaret, on 14 May at --  mother of --  age 78.
McCALLUM - Neil,  on 14 May at ---- hus. of Janet,  age 87.
REVELL -  Agnes,  on 15 May,  at --  widow of Thomas Revell, 
WANSBROUGH - Annie, McKay,  on 14 May, at --  wife of W.F.  and dau. of Jessie and late Thomas Anderson.


In Memoriam -  126
WRIGHT - Stella,  died 16 May 1926 -----

Funeral Notices -  128
GILBERT - Margaret,  ---  this day --- for Sydenham Cemetery --
WANSBROUGH -  Annie McKay --  on Tuesday  for Linwood Cemetery ---


Tuesday 17 May 1927
Births -  133
HAMILTON - on 16 May  to wife of Roy G.  - a daughter.
HILLS - on 13 May at --  to Mr & Mrs R.O. -  a son.

Marriages -  133
BALDOCK - FREEMAN - on 2 April at -- Motueka, Edgar Chatterton, son of J.H. & G. Bladock
                  to Agnes Macdonald Freeman.
TAYLOR - CROMIE - on 20 April at -- Waimate,  Alister Lumsden, son of Mr & Mrs A.L.Taylor,  to Gladys Winifred,
                     dau. of Mr & Mrs John Cromie, Waiho Downs.
WRIGHT - DOYLE - on 21 April at -- Edward Lancelot, son of Mr & late Mrs R.Wright  to  Annie Margaret,
                     dau. of Mr & late Mrs L.Doyle, Hawarden.

Deaths - 133
LONGSTAFF -  Myrtle Henrietta, on 13 May at --  wife of R.J.  dau. of Pauline & late Wm T. Matthews,  age 28 ---
WILLIAMS  -  Sydney,  on 9 May at --  hus. of Ena Williams.

In Memoriam - 133
BROOM -  Elizabeth,  on 17 May 1925 ---
FISHER - Thomas Frederick,  d. Kaiapoi,  17 May 1926.
SMITH - Elizabeth  --  on 17 May 1926 --  age 73.

Funeral Notices -  135
REVELL - Agnes,  --- this day --  Bromley Cemetery ---


Wednesday 18 May 1927
Birth -  146
COX - on 17 May at -- Ashburton  to Mr & Mrs J.Cox - a daughter.
DOHRMANN - on 14 May  at ---  Oxford  to Mr & Mrs H.A.Dohrmann -  a daughter.
JENKINS -  on 15 May at --- to Mr & Mrs M.E. Jenkins, of Courtenay - a daughter.

Deaths -  146
BAMBERRY - Margaret,  on 17 May at --  wife of late John,  age 85.
HAMPTON - William John,  on  17 May at --  hus. of E.Hampton,  age 67.
REEVES - William,  on 17 May at --  hus. of Margaret ---  age 51 --
WALKER -  Edward, on 14 May at --  hus. of Louisa nellie,  age 65 ---
WARDEN - Ellen,  on 16 May at --  dau. of Mary 7 late Frank Lawrence,  aged 57.

Funeral Notices -  151
BAMBERY - Margaret,  on Thursday --  Sydenham Cemetery --
HAMPTON -  William John,  -- Thursday --  Sydenham Cemetery ---
REEVES - William, --  Thursday -- Bromley Cemetery --
WARDEN - Ellen,  -- on Thursday --  Bromley Cemetery --


Thursday 19 May 1927
Births -  167
ROBERTS - on 17 May at --  to Mr & Mrs T.R. -  a daughter.
URE-SMITH - on 14 May at ---   to Mr & Mrs E.S. Ure-Smith --- NSW - a daughter.

Marriage -  167
HONEYBONE -CREAN - on 20 April at -- Wellington,  Laurence Edward, son of Mr J. and late Mrs Honeybone
                     to Catherine Elizabeth, dau. of Mr & Mrs W,Crean, both from Hawarden, Nth Canterbury.

Deaths -  167
DOUGALL -  Susannah,  on 18 May at --  wife of J.R.  age 45.
GRAHAM - Florence Mary, on 11 May at -- Waikato --  wife of George, of Hinuera,
                 dau. of Mary Ann & late William Wright, Sth Canterbury.
MacWHIRTER - Robert Bruce,  on 18 May at--  hus. of Ivy,  of Te Kuiti, age 38.
RODEN - Mary Elizabeth , on 18 May at -- widow of E.J.Roden,  --
SOUTH - Mary Ann, on 18 May at -- late Timaru,  internment 20th ---
WAREING - Clara Sarah,  on 17 May at --  relict of Philip,  Temuka,  age 70.

In Memoriam -  167
CRAGG -  Ronie,  on 19 May 1926.

Funeral Notices - 170
MacWHIRTER - Robert Bruce,  --  on Friday -- Bromley Cemetery ----
WAREING - Clara Sarah,  on Friday --  Temuka Cemetery ---
WARDEN - Ellen,  -- on This  day  --  Bromley Cemetery --


Friday 20 May 1927
Roll of Honour - In Memoriam - 174
ALLAN - Captain J. A. Macdonald Allan, Royal Air Force, of -- Waikari,  killed -- Yorkshire 20 may 1918, age 23.

Births - 174
BURGOYNE - on 18 May to Mr & Mrs Philip Burgoyne - a son ---
RICHARDS - on 18 May to Mr & Mrs Harold Richards, Cremorne, Sydney - a daughter.

Marriage -  174
PRYOR - STEWART - on 18 April at -- lulu Amy, dau. of Mrs Charles Stewart  to  Allen Marwood, son of Mrs William Pryor, Wellington.

Deaths -  174
DAVID - Sampson, on 16 May,  hus. of Julia,  -- Timaru ---
DOUGAL - Susannah, on 18 May at--  wife of J.R.  -- age 46.
LISTER -  Sarah, on 19 May at --   Sumner ---  relict of John, late Balcairn --  age 93 --
RODEN - Mary Elizabeth , on 18 May at -- widow of E.J.Roden,  --  Bromley Cemetery --
ZIMMERMAN - John,  on  18 may at --  age 75, of Lincoln ---

In Memoriam - 174
CURRIE - Harriett,  on 20 May 1926 -----  
HALLIDAY - mother, on 20 May 1925 ---
PRICE -  James Hunter,  on 20 May 1926 --- 

Funeral Notices - 177
DOUGAL -   wife --  of Mr J.R. ---   this day -- Sydenham Cemetery ---
LISTER - Sarah,  on Sat.  for Linwood cemetery ---
MacWHIRTER - Robert Bruce,  ---   this day --  Bromley Cemetery ---
WAREING - Clara Sarah, this day --  Temuka Cemetery ---
ZIMMERMAN - John,  --   on Saturday --  Springston Public Cemetery ---


Saturday 21 May 1927
Births -  186
HANNAH - on 20 May to Mr & Mrs Harley Hannah - a son.
PURDON - on 19 May  at ---  to Mr & Mrs J.L.Purdon -  a son.

Marriages -  186
CAMPBELL - PARKIN -  on 14 April at -- Southbridge, Allan Stuart, son of Mr & Mrs J.B.Campbell
                     to Maude, dau. of Mr & Mrs R.J.Parkin.
BROADHEAD - LEWIS - on 20 April at --Adelina, dau. of Mrs and late Mr W.A. Lewis  to George,
                     son of Mr & Mrs J.Broadhead ---

Deaths -  186
GILMOUR - Adam Orr,  on 13 May at Penshurst, Sydney,  late of Fairlie,  aged 82.
MACKAY - Eleise Jameson,  on 18 May at Coonoor, India,  widow of Rev. Andrew, mother of ---
MORRIS - Eliza,  on 20 May at --  wife of late Henry,  age 63.
SCRIMGEOUR - Alexander,  on 16 May, hus. of Ada,  age 54,  brother of  Mrs W.Round -----


In Memoriam -  187
BANTON - Henry,  on 21 May 1926 ---
BUCKLER - Annie,  at Timaru, 21 May 1922 --
KINGAN - mother --  on 22 May 1925 at Wellington --
McKECHNIE - Daddy,  on 22 May 1926 ---
SNOOK - Irene Augustine Dorothea, on 22 May 1920, age 11 and half ---

Funeral Notices -  188
LISTER - Sarah,  this  day    for Linwood cemetery ---
MORRIS -  Eliza,  on Sunday --  for Oxford Cemetery ---
ZIMMERMAN - John,  -- this day -----  Springston Public Cemetery ---


Monday 23 May 1927
Births -  194
POLLOCK - on 22 May to wife of John S. Pollock  - a son.
WARD - on 21 May at --  to Mr & Mrs Leicester Ward,  -  a son.

Deaths -  194
BISHOP - James,  on 21 May at --  Pleasant Point,  hus. of late Ann,  age 78 --  brother of  ------
GRAY - Blanch, on 22 May at --  wife of E.P. Gray, Wellington  -- dau. of Mrs J.A.Richards - Christchurch.
HUMM -  Mervyn Trevor,  on 21 May, son of C. and A. Humm, Waddington,  age 1yr 5mths.
JONES -  John,  on 22 May at --   age 78 --
MUFF -  Robert George,  on 21 May at --  hus. of Jessie Mary,  age 74.
PRICE - Sarah Ann,  on 22 May at --  widow of William,  late of Southbridge,  age 77
VOICE - Sydney Frederick, on 20 May at --   son of F.W.  and B.Voice, Prebbleton,  age 22.
WORNER - George, sen.  on 20 May at-- --  age 94, internment Geraldine ---

In Memoriam  -  194
COMMON - George Short,  on 22 May 1926 --
GORDON - M.R.  on 22 May 1926 --
HALES - George William,  on 23 May 1926 --
SOMMER - on 23 May 1922 ----

Funeral Notices -  198
GRAY -  Blanch,    on Tuesday --  Bromley Cemetery --
HUMM - Mervyn Trevor,  on Monday   for Waddington Cemetery --
JONES - John,  on Tues. for Bromley Cemetery ---
MUFF -  Robert George,  -- this day -- Bromley Cemetery --
PRICE - Sarah Ann,  on Tuesday --   Bromley Cemetery ---
VOICE - Sydney --   this day --  Waimari Cemetery --


Tuesday 24 May 1927
Births -  204
HANDISIDE - on 19 May at --  to Mr & Mrs T.M.Handiside -  a son
KING - on 22 May at Rangiora  to Dr & Mrs L.M.King -  a daughter.

Deaths -  204
GABITES -  Leonard Arthur,  on 22 May at ---  hus. of Fanny Louisa,  son of Arthur Gabites,  ---
GRAY - on 22 May at --  wife of E.P. Gray, Wellington  -- dau. of Mrs J.A.Richards -------
SIMON - James Petch,  on 23 May at Dunedin,  father of  --- 

In Memoriam -  204
HARKESS - mother -- on 24 May 1925 --
WESTAWAY - mother --  24 May 1922 ---

Funeral Notices - 208
GABITES - Leonard Arthur,  --  father in law Mr H.Gates,  -- Sydenham Cemetery -- this day.
GRAY - Blanch,  mother in law Mrs Richards,  --for Bromley Cemetery ---
PRICE - Sarah Ann  -- for Bromley Cemetery --  this day --


Wednesday 25 May 1927
Births -  219
SCOTT - on 18 May to wife of Percy E.Scott - a daughter.
WALES - on 24 May at -- Lyttelton,  to Mr& Mrs H.D. Wales - a son.

Marriage -  219
GUMBRELL - CHESNAY - on 16 May at -- George Edmund, son of Mr & Mrs G.C.Gumbrell, Uxbridge, England  to  Margaret,
                 dau. of Mrs and late Mr Louis Chesnay, Tunbridge Wells, England.

Deaths  -  219
ANDERSON - Albert Bernard,  on 24 May at --  hus. of Sarah,  age 67, --
CLULOW - John,  on 17 May at -- Pahiatua  age 73 ---
GABBATIS -  Leonard Arthur,  hus. of Fanny Louisa -- son of Arthur ---  (as spelt in paper)
HEAN -  Albert Henry,  on 24 May at --  son of Emmeline Isobel,  and late Henry Richard,  age 16 --
TANNER -  Emily Elizabeth,  on 24 May at --  wife of, W.W.,  age 75.

Funeral Notices -  220
ANDERSON - Albert Bernard,  --  on Thursday  for Bromley Cemetery ---
HEAN - Albert Henry,  --- on Thursday -- Linwood Cemetery --
TANNER - Emily Elizabeth,  --  on Thursday,  for Bromley Cemetery ----


Thursday 26 May 1927
Births - 233
GARDINER -  on 24 May at --  to wife of Arnold C. -  a daughter.
PREBBLE - on 25 May at ---  to Mrs & Mrs Leslie Prebble -  a daughter.

Deaths - 233
DUFF - Christina Stuart,   at ---  widow of James Cowper Duff,  internment Dunedin.
ELVY - Harold Nelson,  on 24 May at --  hus. of Jane, ---
MONEY -  Ellen,  on 23 May at Wellington,  wife of Richard ---  mother of ---  age 65.
RIWAI - Wairemama Makereta,  on 25 May at Rapaki,  dau. of late Mere & Teone Riwai,  age 20.

In Memoriam -  233
ANDREWS - Vera May,  on 26 May 1926,  dau. of E.P.Andrews -----

Funeral Notices  -  238
ELVY - Harold Nelson,   --- this day --  Sydenham Cemetery --
HEAN - Albert Henry,  ---  this day ---  Linwood Cemetery.
RIWAI - Wairemama --  at Rapaki, on Friday --
TANNER - Emily Elizabeth,  --  this day -- Bromley Cemetery --


Friday 27 May 1927
Marriage  -  251
NEIL - BRYDEN - on 28 April at -- Ivy, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.Bryden  to  Thomas Leonard, son of Mr & Late Mrs T. Neil, Lyttelton.

Deaths -  251
CROPP -  Edward,  hus. of Emma,  age 49, -- 
EDMONDS -  Sarah Ann,  on 26 May at --  wife of Mr E.T.Edmonds,  age 75.
LEWIS - John Lindley,  on 26 May at --  son of Francis Forsyth & late Ivy Doris, Hororata,  age 1 yr 2mths.

In Memoriam -  251
CLOTHIER - mother --  on 27 May 1823 ---
McINTOSH - Grace,  wife of D. McIntosh,  on 27 May 1923 at Hawarden.
WILSON -  Elsie Joan,  dau. of K.  and E.Wilson,  on 27 May 1921 ---


Saturday 28 May 1927
Births -  260
HENDERSON - on 27 May at --  to Mr & Mrs J.G.Henderson -  a son.
HIGHT - on 26 May at --  Rakaia,  to Mr & Mrs G.L.Hight -  a son.
PATERSON -  on 25 May at ---  London,  to Mr & Mrs Stronach Paterson - a son.
WILSON - on 27 May at --  to Mr & Mrs Norman Reid Wilson -  a daughter.

Marriages -  260
HART - MILNER  - on 20 April at --  Charles William, son of late Joseph G. and Mrs E.hart, Wellington 
                        to Mary Isobel, dau,. of Mr & Mrs William Milner.
RIDGEN - COMPTON - on 6 April at --  George Alexander, son of Mr G.R.Ridgen  to Annie Gertrude,
                        dau. of Mr & Mrs F.W.Compton,  Greendale.

Death - 260
STAPLES -   Samuel Albert, on 27 May at --  son of late F.W.Staples,  age 72.

In Memoriam -  260
MARSHALL -  James,  --  on 29 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices -  265
EDMONDS - Sarah Ann ---   this day -- Bromley Cemetery --
STAPLES - Samuel Albert,  on Sunday  --- Linwood cemetery --


Monday 30 May 1927
Births - 270
JACKSON - on 27 May at -- Timaru,  to Mr & Mrs S.R.Jackson -  a daughter.
McLAY - on 26 May at --  to wife of  W.H.McLay -  a daughter.
MILLS - on 29 May at -- to Mr & Mrs C.S.Mills - a son.
WOODS - on 27 May at --  to Mr & Mrs W.T. Woods - a son.

Marriage - 270
WRIGHT - HOOK - on 14 April at --  Wilfred Gordon,  son of Mr & Mrs J.Wright  to Myrtle Gellately, dau. of Mrs S.Hook ---

Silver Wedding -  270
GUDSELL - ROGERS - on 29 May 1902 at --- Springston,  George Gudsell  to Fanny Elizabeth Rogers, Templeton.

Deaths -  270
CHAPMAN - Mary,  on 28 May at --  age 85.
CRAW - Robert,  on 29 May -- hus. of Sarah Elizabeth,  age 62.
GALLAGHER -  Ernest Alexander,  on 28 May at ---  son of William John & Sophia -- age 15.
GARDNER - John,  on 29 May at --  hus. of Ellen,  age 87.
JONES -  Mary Anne, on  29 May at ---  widow of John Charles,  age 77
KISSEL - John Philip,  on 28 May at -- age 73.
MASEFIELD -  Valentine Vickers,  on 29 May at ---   age 86.
WHITTAKER - Evelyn Elizabeth,  on 28 May at --  wife of William James,  age 30.
WILD - Herbert,  at Turangi,  hus. of late Catherine,  of Sefton,  age 56.

In Memoriam -  271
CHESHIRE - Austin Irvine,  on 29 may 1924 --
MARSHALL - James,  on 29 May 1926 --
WAKELIN - Selina Neame,  on 29 May 1926
WOODFIELD - Mark,  on 30 May 1926 ---

Funeral Notices - 276
CRAW - Robert,  --- Tuesday for Papanui Churchyard.
GALLAGHER - Ernest Alexander -- this day  for the Prebbleton Churchyard.
KISSEL - John Philip, ---   this day --  Addington Cemetery --
WHITTAKER - William James,  Evelyn Elizabeth,  -- this day --  Bromley Cemetery --
WILD -  Herbert, --  Tuesday  -- Bromley Cemetery.


Tuesday 31 May 1927
Births - 283
ADAMS - on 28 May  to Mr & Mrs E.A.Adams  - a son.
FAULKNER - on 28 May at --  to Mr & MRs Faulkner, Kowai Bush - a son.

Marriage -  283
ROBBINS - SAUNDERS - on 16 April at -- Blenheim,  Harold Frederick, son of Mr & Mrs F.C.Robbins 
                    to  Olive May, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.F.Saunders.

Deaths -  283
BENNETT - James,  on 29 May at --  age 62.
BOSWELL - Christina,  on 30 May at -- wife of J.A.J.  age 49.
BRADLEY - Sister Mary St Vitus (Nora)  dau. of Mr & Mrs T.Bradley,  ---
FAULKNER - on 28 May at -- infant son of Mr & Mrs Faulkner.
GARDNER -  John,  on 29 May at  --  hus. of Ellen,  late of Timaru,  age 87.
KYLE -  Marie de Burg,  on 29 May at -- Hastings,   mother of Nurse M.Kyle, Christchurch.
McLEELY -  Kathleen,  on 30 May at ---  wife of John William ---
MARSH - Hannah,  on 29 May at Timaru,  widow of David George,  age 70.
McMEEKIN -  Agnes,  on 30 May at ---  wife of late Charles,  late Prebbleton,  age 94.

In Memoriam -  283
WRIGHT - Charles Edward,  on 31 May 1926 ----

Funeral Notices -  289
BENNETT - James, --  Wednesday ---  Springston Cemetery --
BOSWELL - Christina,    on Wed. --  Brookside Cemetery --- 
CRAW - Robert, ---  this day -- Papanui Churchyard ---
GARDNER - John,  on Wednesday --  Linwood Cemetery ---
JONES - Mary Anne,  -- this day --  Woolston Cemetery ---
McLEELY -  Kathleen,  on Wednesday --  Bromley Cemetery ---
McMEEKIN - Agnes,  --- on Wednesday ---  Prebbleton Cemetery ---


Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
29 October 2013

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