Christchurch Press  -   May  1927

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Monday 2 May 1927
Obituary -  001
ABERNATHY - Rev. C.  Methodist Minister ---  born Braewick Aithsting, Shetland Islands in 1845   --- landed Greymouth 1866 --   
            1924 made a trip to France --  graves of 2 sons ---    wife died 20 yrs ago --  dau. died 1920  one surviving son --  lots more -----

Brisbane -  002
ALWARD - Mrs Mary  died --  hus. James ---  died ----   more ---

Wedding write up - 004
BURROWS - WISEMAN - Jeane, dau. of Mr & Mrs Wiseman (Opawa)  to John Maxwell, son of late Mr & Mrs Burrows, Christchurch
                 ---  Emily Wiseman, bridesmaid --   more ---


21st Birthday -  005
FOSTER - George, son of Mr & Mrs G. Foster, of Ferry rd. ---  list of guests.

Wellington -  007
GLOVER - Brigadier James,  ret. Salvation Army officer --   joined in Toronto 44 yrs ago ---   came here 10 yrs ago
                     --   leaves a widow, 2 sons ----   1 daughter ---   named ----

Wedding write up -  008
HEAD - McILWRAITH - Emma Pearl, dau. of Mrs and late Mr D.McIlwraith, of Darfield  to  Albert Ernest,
                      son of Mr & Mrs A.E. head,  Rangiora,  late Timaru. ----  more -----

London News -  009
LILLEY - Mrs M.  of Auckland sailed on "Corinthic" to visit her sister since 1875 ---
HOWES - Mrs of Chelsea, sister of Mrs Lilley,  neither seen each other for 52 years b Plymouth ---  more ---
IRONSIDE - Miss A.F. (Christchurch)  holidaying in England expects to  return this month

Wedding write up -  010
SHEEN - COUGHLAN - at Temuka,  Helena, dau. of late Mr & Mrs S.Coughlan  to Thomas Perry, son of Mr & Mrs T.A.Sheen

Sale of Sections - 011
2 acres to  Frederick Carter   prices all given ---
2 acres to Mr Owen Feeney
2 acres to Mr J. Matheson
2 acres to Mrs Mason
2 acres to Mr R.W.Gainsford
1 acre to Mr T.Stewart
2 acres to Mr R.W.Gainsford
1 acre to Mr A.L.Hudson
2 acres to Mr J.McKeefrey
2 acres to Mr F.Carter 2 acres to Mr J.C.Powell

Death -  012
WHITESIDE - Robert, a rugby player   represented Auckland 1882 - 1888  -----


Saturday 3 May 1927
Funeral -  013
ADAIR - Mr Alexander,  at Kaikoura yesterday ----

Wedding write up - 015
DAWSON - McMILLAN - Catherine Grace, dau. of Mr & Mrs John McMillan  to  Jack T.T. son of Mr & Mrs H.T. Dawson, of Auckland.

Inquest -  016
HARTNETT -  Timothy,  age 66  died last Thursday  --- 

Obituary -  017
OTTEN -  Mr A.  born Westport 1873 ----  in 1911 moved to Darfield ---   leaves a widow and 5 children  ----  more -----

Property Auction - 018
RHODA - Albert,    estate of  10 acres --   61 Kelly's Rd.   to Hills rd ---- 

Auckland -  019
SUMMUMVICH - Ante,  age 46,  found dead ---

Gift Party -  020
TAYLOR - Miss Kate,  to be married   ---  hostess Miss Aroha Carrick ----  

Whangarei -  021
WATKINS - George, ---  died on 29 April --- 

Boarding-house Fire -  022
WEBBER -  John,  age 59, single, waterside worker,  dead  and
ROBINSON - William, age 30,  single,  dead ---- and
SPIERS - Annie,  age 20,  single injured --- 


Wednesday 4 May 1927

Wedding  write - up - 023
AITKEN - BURT - Irene Elizabeth, dau. of  Mr & Mrs E.J.Burt,  Ellesmere  to  Robert Hope,
                            son of Mr & late Mrs R.H.M.Aitken,  Hawke's Bay -----  more  ----

Auction -  026
GRAY - late C.M.   103 Salisbury st.  res. 7 rooms,  30.8 perches -----

Auction - 027
HENRY - J.G.,  (leaving Christchurch)  16 Webb St, Merivale,  2 storey house,  12 rooms,  also list of all furniture ----

Auction -  029
LAMBERT - Mr A.J.,  at 46 King st, Sydenham,  res. 4 rooms,  26 perches ---

Clearing Sale - Little River - 030
LIVINGSTONE - late Jas.    list of stock & implements  etc ----

Doyleston -  031
MAW -  Mrs,  wife of Mr George Maw,  internment yesterday at Ellesmere Cemetery --- 

Dargaville -  032
ROBERTS - William J.  a railway porter,  single, age 25,    was killed, on the railway ----

Auction -  St James Station 033
ENSOR - C.H. (going to America)  4026 acres, freehold, 199,000  leasehold,  homestead 8 miles from Hanmer ---  lots more  ----  auction 18 May

Temuka -  034
STOAKES - Mrs Emily,  wife of Mr T.W.,  died at her res.  age 68

Inquest  - Napier -  035
ROBINSON - William,   and
WEBBER - John Thomas,  were killed in a boarding house fire -- Mary Bruce, wife of prop.  Joseph Henry Gallet,  witness --- 
                         Henry George Webber, brother of deceased, age 62,  --  adjourned --

Wedding write - up  -  036
McNAMARA - DEFILIPPI -    Mr F. McNanamra (at Greymouth)   and Kathleen,  ---- more --
PARMENTER - SHEPPARD - Roy Parmenter, (Greymouth)  to Constance Sheppard ---  


Thursday 5 May 1927
Obituary -  038
COOK -  Mrs John Cook,  b. Co.Armagh, Ireland,  arrived in Canterbury as a girl with her parents late Mr & Mrs Bunting --
                    leaves  her hus. 2 daughters,   3 sons --    and 1 dau. deceased  Miss Dot Cook. ---

Obituary -  039
CORSON - Mr Frederick Robert, age 68,     born in Chatham, Kent,  came here 47 years ago,    prominent in milling industry --  
                        chairman of directors of Distributors Ltd, and manager of Wood Bros. Flour mills. --

Auction -  040
DUNMILL -  Mary Russell (deceased)  245 Barrington St.  5 rooms, ---   24.2 perches ---

Dunedin -  042
GAULD - Neil,  killed in motor accident -- 

Death -  043
HIGGINS - Jack,  lived in Kaiapoi since 1888    in 1888 married dau. of late Mr W.Burnip, of Kaiapoi,  leaves 3 daughters, 2 sons  on died in war ----- 

Wedding write up -  044
KING - MUIRSON -  Dorothy Myrtle Gladys, dau. of Mr & Mrs H.T. Muirson  to Herbert Arthur, son of Mr & late Mrs T.King, ----    lots more ---

Wedding write up -  045
LEWIS - TAYLOR - Kate Esther, dau. of Mrs and late Mr T.E.Taylor,  to Dr Ronald (Auckland)  son of Mr & Mrs T.W. Lewis, Christchurch ----  lots more ---

Wellington  - 046
SCOTT - A. a dentist --   was knocked down -- died of injuries,  was married ---

Reefton  - 047
TURNER - Joseph,  old res. of Reefton,  died --  58 yrs in NZ  ----


Friday 6 May  1927
Wedding write up -  049
FISHER - NELSON -  
Maggie  Ferguson (Peggy)  dau. of Mr & Mrs J.H. Nelson --   to Charles Huia, son of Mrs & late Mr C.Fisher ----  lots more ---

Obituary -  051
HEASLEY - William,  age 47,  son of Mr & Mrs James Heasley, of Eiffelton, Ashburton ---    leaves a widow, 2 daughters and 1 son -----

Auckland -  052
HYSLOP - George Thomas (60)    body found floating on 10 March  -----

Wedding write up -  053
JOHNSTONE - BEATON -
at Methven, Dolly, dau. of Mr & Mrs P.Beaton  to Mr W.G.  son of late Mr & Mrs Johnstone ----   lots more ----

Auckland -  054
McINTOSH - Duncan, age 76   died  (Wednesday)   and his sister
GRAHAM - Mrs Janet,  age 78,  died at her home. (Wednesday) both were born in Auckland.

Wedding write up -  055  & 056
PAGE - RHODES -
at Amberley,  bride, dau. of Mr & Mrs Victor Rhodes, and groom son of Mr & Mrs W.H.Page ----   lots more ----

Wedding write up -  057
SPROTT - HARRISON - 
at Waihao Downs,  Ida Elizabeth, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.M.Harrison  to  Henry Angus,
                     son of Mr & Mrs H.Sprott, Pendarves. -----  lots more ----

Wellington -  058
TRETHEWAY -
  Fred,  accident at work -- eye damaged ---

Auction -  059
WRIGHT - Miss E.  at 62 Hagley Street,  sold property, now selling  furniture and effects ---


Saturday 7 May 1927
Funeral write up - 061
CORSON -  Mr F.R.  left his home "Carisbrooke" Lincoln rd Addington,  for the Linwood Cemetery --   pall bearers  were ----
                      leaves a widow, and dau. (Mrs J.D.Sprosen)   ----   lots of names  --- lots more ---

Gift Part -  062
EATHORNE - Miss,  to marry shortly -- hostess Mrs Jack Eathorne, St Albans,    ---- 

Auckland -  063
FRATER -  Robert,  age 85,  died --  one of 6 brothers,  -----

Obituary -  065
LEGGETT - Mrs Ann,  came to NZ with parents (late Mr & Mrs Daniel Everest)  on the "Duke of Bronte"  at age 2,
                          had 9 children, 7 living --    37 grandchildren,  30 g. grandchildren.

London -  066
CARYLL - Mr Jan (Wellington)   a dancer are appearing at Victoria Palace this week ----
DENNISTOUN -  Miss Barbara,  dau. of late Mr G.J.  of Peel Forest,  died on 17 March ---
McARTHUR - Miss Margaret E. (Geraldine)  is studying singing at R.C.Music  ----

Obituary -  067
PIKE -  Mr John Anderson, age 73,  of Wellington,  b. Aberdeen, Scotland,  age 9 came to Austalia with his parents,  --- in 1891
            established Philips & Pike, in Wellington --  leaves a widow  a dau. 2 half brothers ans 1 half sister in Australia ---  all named ---

Auction -  068
POCOCK - G. (deceased)    Redcliffs property,  ---

Inquest -  069
SIMPSON -  Dundas,  a chemist,  found dead --  lots more ----

Wedding write up - 071
ULLRICH - McMEEKAN - Daisy Winifred, dau. of Mr D.McMeekan  to August, son of Mr & Mrs Ullrich,  ---    more ----


Monday 9 May 1927
Inquest -  072
FORSYTH - William Henry,     died on Sat. aft.  inquest adjourned ---

Obituary -  074
PARTRIDGE - Mr John Leonard,  age 46,   badly gassed in war --    single,  lived with sister Mrs J.L.Wilson --

Dunedin -  075
RITCHIE - David,  age 57,  died --  married -- 


Tuesday 10 May 1927
Auckland -  077
FISHER - Mrs Marion Whitelaw,  of Cambridge, age 71  died   and her brother
CRICKETT - John,  of Auckland,   both died the same day --

Wedding write up - 079  & 080
MILL - STUDHOLME - at Auckland,  Audrey Lina, dau. of  Mr & Mrs Paul Studholme  to  Frank Douglas, son of Mrs M.A. Mill ---   lots more  ---

Napier -  081
NAYLOR - Rangi,   an apprentice jockey,  kicked by a horse,  died ---

Funeral write up -  082
PARTRIDGE - John Leonard, on Sunday --   at Linwood Cemetery ---  long column ---


Wednesday 11 May 1927
Inquest -  085
HAYWARD - Amelia Ann,   age 90,   died on Monday night,  Georgina Leith,  a witness,  Ella Brundell,  resident sister at the Jubilee Home -- 

Funeral write up -  086
HEASLEY - Mr W.J.  ---  pall bearers were Messrs William Thomson,  Harry Sorensen,  Dave Stock,  Harry Turkington, 
                        William Henry and L. Salkeld. ----   lots more ----

Auction -  087
LUKE - John Hughes Luke, deceased,    no 73 Cornwall Street,  St Albans, tiled roof bungalow,  6 rooms,  21.3 perches,  also lot 2,3,4,and 5. sections.


Thursday 12 May 1927
Wedding write up - 089
BOWES - SMITH - Eleanor Jessie, dau. of Mrs E.J.& late Mr T.D.Smith, Orange, NSW  to  Emerson John,
                         son of Mr & Mrs E.Bowes, Spreydon -----  lots more ---

Deaths -  090
WITHY - Edward,   formerly of Hertlepool,  died in Jersey --  was in NZ for awhile ---   age 83.
De VRIES -  Gerard, died London  age 62 --   went to Christchurch NZ about 25 years ago  ---   leaves a widow, and son ----

Inquest - 091
FORSYTHE - William Henry,  ----   lots more ---

21st Birthday -  093
KELLAND -  Miss May,  party given by aunt & uncle Mr & Mrs Geo. Gudex,  Whiterock ---  more ---

London news -  094
BARTON - Mr & Mrs W.E. (Rangiora)  arrived by the Remuera ---  more ----
DUNNAGE - Rev. F. & Mrs (Christchurch)  settled down for some months  at Isleworth --- more ---
WILKIE - Miss Margaret, Lady Principal, Girls' Hostel, Ensors rd, Christchurch spent 2mths in the USA and Canada ----  more ---  

London News -  095
BRIDGMAN - Mr & Mrs J.W.  (Christchurch) about to go to Paris and then to Edinburgh  -----
SUTTON - Miss Sunday (Oamaru)  a student of drawing and sculpture at Slade School of Art --
WENCH - Mr & Mrs,  Golden Wedding --  marr. in 1877  at Wolverhampton ---  more ---

Wedding write up - 096
RICHARDS - d'AUVERGNE - Gertie d'Auvergne & Albert, son of Mrs and late Mr E.Richards,  at Waihao Downs ----  more ----

Obituary  -  097
SMITH - Mr George, has died at res. of his dau. at temuka,  age 86,  wife died in 1911 b. Maresfield, Sussex, arr. NZ
                         in "Rangitikei"  in 1876  ---  leaves 4 sons and 2 daughters  ---  all named ----

Sydney -  098
WALKER - George  a NZer   and
HAMMILL - Thelma,  were shot dead on 25 April  by George Fuller, who also has died -----more ---


Friday 13 May 1927
Greymouth -  099
BLACK - Thomas,  one of 9 victims of Dobson disaster -- funeral took place at Karoro Cemetery yesterday.

Auckland -  101
CAMPBELL -  Nurse Margaret was found dead ---   ill as result of her services in the war -----

Wedding write up -  102
DIXON - HOOKER - Eileen, dau. of Mrs H. Hooker  to Cyril, son of Mr & Mrs R.Dixon. ---  more ---

Auction -  103
DOWDLE - late Francis, --- Clarkville,    83 acres  6 room homestead ----more --

Wedding write up - 104
FITZGERALD - LEWIS - Patrick Gerhard, son of Mr Patrick Fitzgerald (Kumara)  to Charlotte, dau. of Mrs Lewis, (Kumara)  ----

Auction -  106
NICHOLSON - Mrs B.K.  (leaving for England)    selling  furniture and effects --- 


Saturday 14 May 1927
Mt Egmont Tragedy  -  107
BAINES - Noel,  age 35,  a master at Wanganui Collegiate -- body found on Mt Egmont --- lot more ---

Inquest -  108
BAINES - Noel, 2nd victim of Mt Egmont tragedy  ---  Taylor & Allen are in hosp in Hawera ---

Dunedin  - 110
CARGILL -  Donald,  inquest,  died under anesthetic on 6 May --- 

Pearl Wedding Anniversary -  112  &  130
KILGOUR -  Mr & Mrs Alexander,  of St Kilda, Dunedin,  Mrs Walter Beck was bridesmaid, is still alive,  were marr. 13 May 1862 
                        at East Taieri,  arr, Dunedin 1856 and 1860   of 10 children  5 still living,  31 grandchildren,  25 g.grandchildren.

Wedding write up - 113
LILLEY - HANNAH - at Southbridge, Jessie, dau. of Mr & Mrs Joseph Hannah  to  Alfred george, son of Mrs & late Mr John Lilley. ----  more ---

Auction -  114
MALING - G.R.  9 Dyers Pass rd , 8 rooms ----    half acre ---  more ---

Auction - 115
MARKS - Mr J.R.  (left Christchurch)   26 Thames st, St Albans,  4 rooms ---   more --

Nelson -  116
NEWMAN - Mr T. after many years as a doorstop it was turned over  and found it is actually a tombstone
                          (sacred to the memory of Richard Kindersley Newcombe,  founder of the Newcombe scolarship  at Nelson College) 
                         aged 53 died in 1865  -----  more  ----

Inquest - Auckland -  117
REID - Miss Doris Jane,  age 23, tailoress,  found dead in bed  ---  father Charles Henry Reid --  

Auction -  118
ROTHENBERG - A.H.    cnr Naseby st and Repton st, St Albans,  2 storey  8 rooms ---   lots more ---

Wellington -  Death -  119
SCOTT -  Mr J.C.   result of motor accident --   bur. Karori cemetery,   were well known in Waimate,  was dentist there --
                 wife a sister of Mr W. E.Evans -----

Wedding write -up - 120
STOREY - HAMPTON - at Pendarves, Ashburton,  Lizzie, dau. of Mr & Mrs Hampton,  to William, son of late
                         Mr & Mrs Storey, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland. 

Auction -  121
STORRY - J.W.  Esq.  430 Hagley Ave.  2 storey res.  10 rooms ---   more ---

Obituary - 122
STRANGE - Mrs Edward,  widow of Edward,   born Sydney in 1845, came to Chch   age19 --  marr. 11 April 1864 ---   
                         age 83,  leaves 4 sons and 6 daughters,    20 grandchildren  and  2 great grandchildren.

Obituary - 123
TOWNSHEND -  Mr Thomas, another early pioneer,  born Bridgnorth, Shropshire,  in 1845,  arr. Lyttelton with parents, 1851
                                on Sir George Pollock ----  marr.  Miss Collins, dau. of late William Collins,  Springston,  in 1874  ---
                          died 17 yrs ago ---    leaves 1 son and 2 daughters.

Auction - 124
WALL -  Prof. A (leaving for England)  ----   8 Poynder Ave,  7 rooms,  -------

Auction -   125
AMOS - Thomas H.  --- has purchased Kirwee Hotel ----  190 Chester St.  -- 5 rooms --   also furniture ---



Monday 16 May 1927
Wedding write up -  127
SMITH - JONES - at Oamaru, on Wed. Linda Elizabeth, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.S.Jones, granddaughter of late Hon. George & Mrs Jones
                             to Geoffrey Churchill, son of late Mr & Mrs Henry Smith, View Hill, Nth Canterbury ----  more ----

Obituary -  129
GRENFELL - William Arthur Ward,  b, Oamaru in 1864, son of ,ate Michael Grenfell, architect, ----   went to W.Australia in 1890 for 12 yrs
                                 ---    came to Wellington in 1902  --- leaves a widow and 3 sons -----

Pearl Wedding -  65 years -  130  & 112
KILGOUR - Mr & Mrs Alex, Kilgour, Dunedin ---  150 relatives gathered  -- marr. age 22 and 16,  on 13 May 1862 --- Mr Kilgour,
                        b. at Leslie, Fifeshire, Scotland, came to NZ by Sir Edward Paget in 1856 -- Mrs Euphemia Kilgour (nee PEAT)
                         b. Auchtermuchty, Fifeshire, came to Dunedin by Pladda in 1860   -- had 10 children  ----


Obituary -  131
McCALLUM -  Rev. Neil, died on Sat. -- b. Campbelltown, Scotland, in 1840  ---  left in 1872  by Helen Burns,  arr. Port Chalmers, 
                         --- came to Oxford / Cust, Nth Canterbury  until 1886  ----  then to Halkett, ---  leaves a widow,  a dau. ---
                              and 2 sons ---   son Captain John Gordon  was killed during the war ---


Wedding write up -  132
SMITH - CHAMBERLAIN - at Timaru,  on 16 April,  Henry M.  son of Mr & Mrs Mould Smith, to Margaret Edith, -
                    - dau. of Mr & Mrs J.W.Chamberlain,  Southburn ---  more --- 


Tuesday 17 May 1926
Akaroa - obituary -  134
FREDERICKSEN - Mrs C.  b. Denmark in 1854,  marr. in 1873, 3mths later sailed in ship Cardigan Castle for NZ 
                with hus. and parents ---    more ----

Obituary -  136
HENERY - Mrs W.  died on Tues. funeral at Sydenham Cemetery on Thurs.

21st Birthday -  137
HEWINSON - Dorothy,  at  St Martins,   ---  list of names  etc ---

Funeral write up  -  138
LONGSTAFF - Mrs R.J.  dau. of late Mr W. Matthews,  

Dobson Mine -  139
NOAKES - Alfred,  body  was located --   only James Marshall  now to be found, --- lots more -----

Obituary - Wellington -  141
STEWART - Charles Frederick,   over 40yrs manager for Messrs Ballinger bros.     born in Victoria 68 yrs ago,   ----  more ---

Maori Chief's death - 142
WHAANGA - ?haaka Whaanga was buried at Nuhaka --   full military funeral --- 

Wedding write up - 143
WILSON - DAVIES - on Monday at Sumner,  Maude, dau. of Mr & Mrs Arthur Davies  to  Isaac James,
                of Mrs & late Isaac Wilson, Sumner.   more ----

Wedding write up - 144
WRIGHT - DOYLE -  Annie Margaret (late of Leeston) dau. of Mr & late Mrs L.Doyle  to  Edward Lancelot,
                son of Mr and late Mrs R. Wright, Masons Flat. ----  more  ----



Wednesday 18 May 1927
Dunedin - 145
ADAMS - Andrew,  aged 68,  died  ---  while undergoing an operation.

Obituary -  147
BRAUND - Victor Maurice,  died on Sunday at Wellington --  born France came from Devonshire family  in 1887 joined staff of U.B.A. in London,
                         and was transferred to Melbourne ---  1892 transferred to Wellington --    age 69 ---

Timaru -  149
DAVID - Samson,  age 77,   -- struck by train -- killed ---

Wedding write up  - 150-
FLEMING - HIBBARD - Gladys Thelma, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.H.Hibbard, of Balcairn  to  Daniel Burkett,
                son of Mr & Mrs Fleming, Mt Grey.  ----  lots more ----

Wedding write up - 152
GREGOR - AITKEN - Vera Irenia, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.Aitken  to John Athol, son of late Mr & Mrs Ian Gregor,
                 of Derby, England ---  more ---

Obituary -  Akaroa - 153
HAMMOND - Mrs Joseph,  age 72 --  b. in Lincolnshire,  sailed for NZ at age 18 with her parents --  late Mr & Mrs J.BROWN,
                         in ship "Geraline Padget" --  marr. 4yrs later --   and died 3 yrs ago --  has 5 sons and 2 daughters  ---  

91st Birthday -  154
HARRIS -  Mrs,  oldest in Okain's Bay --  entertained at dinner a number of her relations and stepchildren  ----  more --- 

Gore -  155
LOVEJOY - William George,  age 17 and half  mechanic at Ford's garage,      died ---  

Auction -  156
MARKS - Mr J.R.  (left Christchurch)  26 Thames st, St Albans,  4 rooms --  1 rood 5.4 perches ---

Wedding write up -  157
McALLISTER - DWYER -  at Ashburton,  Alice, dau. of late Mr & Mrs J.Dwyer  to James Alexander,
                 son of Mr & Mrs J.McAllister, Mataura,  Southland

Gisborne - 158
McCARTEN - Frank, age 74,  knocked down by motor car -- died -- 

Auction - 159
QUEREE - Mr E.G.  (sold property) all furnishings  --  55 Woodville st, St Albans ---

Napier Fire Victims -  160 & 161
Inquest    -  lots ----

Auction -  162
ROTHENBERG - A.H.  --  cnr Naseby & Rugby Sts,  Merivale --  2 storey --  8 rooms, 

Death -  163
ROURANGI - infant son of Mr & Mrs Charles,  died ----   at Waimate hosp. --- 

Whangarei -  164
SHEPHERD -  Mr Julian,  died in the car he was driving ---      more --

Dunedin -  165
YOUNG -  James,  age 68,   died --  native of England -- 


Thursday 19 May 1927
Auctions -  166
BICKERDIKE - Detective J.  (transferred to Auckland)  320 Ferry Road,  just over Osborne St.  2 storey  bungalow of 4 rooms,  ----   30 perches ----

Wedding write - up 168
BRIMBLE - CADE - Elizabeth Anne Cade, Devonshire, England  to Arthur Richard, son of late Mr & Mrs J.Brimble, Greymouth.  ----   more ----

Inquest -  169
DAVID - Sampson,  age 77,  struck by an engine on Tuesday evening  ---  adjourned ---

Obituary  - 171
GOURDIE - Robert,  of Hokitika,  died --  age 83,  b. Lerwick, Shetland Islands --  leaves a widow,  5 daughters and brother Mr P. Gourdie.

San Francisco -  172
PORTER - Miss Aimee,  graduate of University, NZ  dau. of old Auckland family -- seriously injured when crashed in
                        car she was driving on 6 April --    arr. from NZ with  a troupe of Maori dancers --- more --

21st Birthday -  173
WILKERSON - Mae,  dau. of Mr & Mrs W.M.Wilkerson, New Brighton --- lots  more --


Friday 20 May 1927
Wedding write up -  175
BURGESS - PROFFITT - Edith, dau. of late Mr & Mrs Burgess,  Kaiapoi  to  Arnold James,  son of Mr James, Oxford -- 

Obituary - 176
DAVID - Sampson,  b. Montrose, Scotland in 1851 -- arr. NZ in "Crusader" in 1876 ---  had made several trips here prior ----
                    res. Timaru for last 22 yrs  marr. 1879 dau. of former stationmaster, Lyttelton, Mr Thomas Bradley,
                      2 sons, 3 daughters --  one son killed in great war --- 

Auckland -  178
LAWRENCE - Miss Jean,  found dead -----

Dobson Tragedy -  179
MARSHALL - Jas. 9th victim of Dobson disaster ---  funeral this aft. at Karoro Cemetery ---  more ----

Boarding house fire - 180
MARTIN - Gilbert, age 44,  single -- died  tonight  --  more ----

Obituary -  181
MacWHIRTER - Robert B.  on Wed. --  one time stationmaster at Amberley --   age 38 --  leaves a widow and 4 children ---

Napier -  182
OVEREND - Roy,  injured in boxing contest   -- died in hospital ---

Napier - 183
SMITH - William,  burned to death in a whare at Clive --  

Obituary -  184
WAREING - Clara C.  wife of late Philip,  age 70 --  arr. here with hus. in 1875, ---  14 children,  all surviving ----

Dunedin -  185
YOUNG - Andrew,  age 68,  body found floating in harbour on 17 May ---  


Saturday 21 May 1927
Golden Wedding -  189
KETTLE -  Mrs & Mrs W.R.,  of Greymouth,  on 20 May 1877 ---    more --- 

Auction - 190
MALING - G.R.  9 Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere --  8 rooms,  half acre of land ----

Funeral write up - 191
MacWHIRTER - Robert B. --- at Bromley Cemetery ---  

Auction - 191a
ROTHENBERG - A.H.  at cnr Naseby & Rugby Sts, Merivale, ----  2 storey bungalow of 8 rooms ---

Auction -  192
SMITH - W.A.  property known as "Murinui"  Cave Tce, Redcliffs,    bungalow, of 4 rooms,   30 perches land ---

Obituary -  193
WOODHEAD - Mrs Agnes,  born Belfast, Ireland, 1854, came here with parents Mr & Mrs John Cain,
                     in "Clontarf"  in 1859   marr. 1873 --  hus. died 34 years ago --    ----


Monday 23 May 1927
Auckland -  195
DOUGLAS - David,  age 6,  killed by a motor car ---  son of Mr & Mrs W.Douglas ---

Wedding write ups - 196
DRAYTON - GOOD - Nellie Clarice,  dau. of Mrs and late Mr J.G. Good,  to Leonard Harold, son of Mr & Mrs G.Ward Drayton -----  more ---

Obituary -  197
EADIE - Mrs Elizabeth,  wife of Peter,  storekeeper, Bell Hill. born Glasgow,   age 43,  been in NZ for 16 yrs, leaves a hus. and 8 children ---
MULDOON - Mrs Margaret,  wife of John,  age 58,  leaves, hus. 2 daughters and 1 son.
BLACKADDER - Mrs Clara,  wife of David,  died at Reefton on Sat. age 68  has grown up family.

Obituary - 199
GEORGE - Mr Eden,  former Mayor of Christchurch in 1893 ---  a photographer,  died Sydney --

Divorce -  200
HAY - Albert,  and Olive Mary Sydney Hay,   ----  more ----

Wedding - write up - 201
KING - FENDALL - Hilda Margaret, dau. of Rev. F.P. and Mrs Fendall, Glenmark to Hector Meredith,
                 son of Mr & Mrs R.King,  Waipara ---   more ----

Property sales -  203
CAMPBELL -  Mr  bought a 4 roomed cottage in Southwark st ----
SHEARMAN - Elizabeth (deceased)  property sold  at 39 Webb st.
WEAVERS - Mrs, bought a bungalow bach at -----   New Brighton


Tuesday 24 May 1927
Auckland -  205
CORRALL - John ---  collapsed and died while walking along Glenfield rd,  ----

Obituary - 206
DAVIES -  Rev. T.  noted Methodist Minister,  arr. NZ from England in 1879 -- late came to Australia.
O'CALLAGHAN - Henry Davies,  on Sat. at Lower Hutt,  age 88 came here nearly 50 yrs ago -- bur. Taita Cemetery --

Greymouth -  207
DRENNAN -  Mrs Hannah,  died ---  age 68, b. Fermanagh, Ireland,  ----

Inquest -  209  & 201
GABITES - Leonard Arthur, age 29, farmer, Halswell,   accidentally shot --  lots more ---

Obituary -  211
LISTER - Mrs Sarah,  ---  on 19th age 93, arr. Lyttelton with parents Mr & Mrs Philip Martin in "Clontarf" in 1859 --
                  marr. John Lister (passenger in same vessel)   who died in 1897 --   8 children, 5 survive, 
                     26 grandchildren,  24 g. grandchildren, --  interred Linwood Cemetery --

Wellington - 212
LUCAS - Joseph Samuel  and Alice Annie,  Mr Lucas, died, age 66  --- Alice very ill ---- lots more ---

Wedding write up - 213
MILNE - HARPER - Kate Lurlene, dau. of  Mr & Mrs David Harper, Kaiapoi  to James Hector,
                 son of Mr & Mrs David Milne, Chch ----  more ---

Ashburton -  214
PHILPOTT -  Albert Gershon, age 48,  drowned in Wakanui Creek --- 

Auction - 215
QUEREE -  Mr E.G. (sold property)  55 Woodville st --- oak  furniture and effects -----

Wedding write up - 216
THOMPSON - McILROY -  Ethna Eileen, dau. of Mr and late Mrs J.D.McIlroy  to Alexander,
                 son of Mr & late Mrs A.Thompson,  Greymouth --- more ----

Inquest - Levin - 217
THUBRON - Ernest Blacklock, engineer, of Napier ---   killed on Sunday in his motor car ---

Kitchen party - 218
WEBSTER - Pamela,  shortly to marry,  hostess Miss N.Candy, --- 


Wednesday 25 May 1927
Auckland -  221
HOLMES - William Gordon,  age 9,  killed,  knocked down by lorry -- 

Auction -  222
JACK - John (deceased)  26 Norwich st, Linwood,  5 room dwelling --  30 perches ---

Wellington -  223  & 224
KENNY - H.E. of Johnsonville,    killed,    driver of service car, in 2 car collision  and injured were
WILLIAMS - Miss Madge,  nurse girl ---
McRAE - Mrs Ian,  and infant,  of Oruri Station, Wairarapapa
WATERS - Sydney,  journalist, Wellington, ----
STACEY - Henry,  of Wellington --
REID - Ernest George,  Wellington -- 

Land Board -  225
lots of names of transfers of land ---

Auction - 226
MALING - G.R.  9 Dyers Pass rd,   -----  half acre section ---  more ---

Auction - 227
MARSHALL - S.F.  no 11 Celia st, Redcliffs,  2 storey bungalow,  5 rooms --- 

90th Birthday -  228
NICHOLSON - Mrs C.   ---- host -  Rev. S.J. & Mrs Warren ------ 1st hus. Mr Hasell,  ---  lots more -----

Bankruptcy -  229
PERCY - G.R.   259 Riccarton rd,  of 1 acre ---   tenders invited ---

Wedding write up - 230
QUANTOCK - BENNETT -  Dorothy Rachel, dau. of Mrs T. Bennett, of Geraldine,  to Robert Henry,
             son of Mr & Mrs J.Quantock, Belfield ----   more ---

Stafford -  231
SANDLE - Henry William,  died --  born Suffolk, England,  age 85,   leaves a widow and 3 sons ---    2 daughters --  all named ---

Auckland -  232
TREVENA - Richard,  age 42,  found dead in bed ---  


Thursday  26 May 1927
Wedding write up -  234
CORDERY - CROUCHER -  Amy, dau. of Captain & Mrs C.Croucher  to Geoffrey, son of Mr & Mrs E.Cordery ---   lots more ---

Late Mr F.R.Corson -  235
CORSON -  Mr F.R.  formerly chairman of Distributors Ltd,  ----  more ---

21st Birthday -  236
CURRAGH - Violet,  dau. of Mr & Mrs J.Curragh of Templeton ----   more ----

Auction -  237
DOWDLE -  late Francis,  Clarkville farm,  83 acres ---    6 room homestead ---

Obituary -  239  & 240
GABBITES -  Leonard,  -- fatal accident --  son of Arthur gabbitis, Sockburn --  saw active service  -- invalided home -- funeral  Sydenham Cemetery.

Wedding write up -  241
HERN -BORGFELDT - Avis Viva, dau. of Mr & Mrs George Borgfeldt, of Papanui  to  Aubrey Francis, son of Mr & Mrs C.Hern, Papanui. ----   more ----

Hutt Road accident -  242
WILLIAMS - Miss Madge, suffered head injuries  still very serious,  Mrs Ian McRae,  Miss Grace Brown,  Sydney Waters,
                     Henry Stacey  and Ernest George Reid, are progressing favourably.

Hutt Road Accident -  243
KENNY - Mr,   of Masterton,  killed instantly, married with 3 young children --- 4 passengers injured --- 

Clearing sale Auction -  244
LOUGHLIN - Mr T.M.  (giving up farming)  list of items ------

Birthday Party -  245
MILLS - Mr,  an inmate of Jubilee Home,  Mrs A.E. Herbert, of the Hospital Board,  and 21st of Mr Clarence Parrish.

Birthday Party -  246
RHODES -  Miss Eileen,  and parents Captain and the Hon. Mrs Tahu Rhodes,  (leaving next month for England) celebrated her 10th birthday ----

Sequel to Drowning - 247
ROBINSON -  Eleanor Wade,  droned,  dau. of Mrs Ellen  and  Leonard Peter,   tragedy took place  on 1 August 1926  at Hook, 8 miles from Waimate,  -----

21st Birthday -  248
STAPLES - Miss Grace,  dau. of Mr & Mrs J.J. Staples,    -----

21st Birthday -  249
SUTHERLAND - Rex,  son of Mr & Mrs D.  Sutherland, Rangiora.    ----

Guest of Honour -  250
TURRELL -  Miss Isabel,  is leaving with her parents  for England early next month ---     hostess Miss Margaret Stevenson -----


Friday 27 May 1927
Marriage -  252
DUNNAGE -  Miss Irene, dau. of Rev. Frank  & Mrs Dunnage,  (in London)  left England by "Tainui"  on 25 Feb.
                    be married at Panama  to Mr Percy T.Cox (Wellington)   took place on 16 March -- 

Obituary - 253
HARGREAVES - Matthew,  age 93,  landed in Nelson in Feb. 1842 ------

Auction -  254
HARPER -  Mrs E.T.  (leaving for England)   Kilmore Street,    built 1914,  6 bedrooms ---   lots more ---

Rescued -  255
HOLMES -  Maurice,  age 9,  rescued from Redcliffs ---  saved from drowning --  lots more ---

Wedding write up - 256
NEIL - BRYDEN - Ivy, dua. of Mr & Mrs J.Bryden, Addington  to  Leonard, son of Mr & late Mrs T. Neil, Lyttelton,
                    ---  Joyce Bryden, bridesmaid --- more -----

Marriage -  257
POULTON - Miss Peggy,  leaving for England to marry Professor Hugh Stewart, was guest of honour at a bridge party given by
                 Miss Margaret Anderson  of  "Risingholme" Opawa. -- more ---

Marriage -  258
TATHAM -  Mr William Heathcote,  of Calcutta  &  Mary, dau. of Sir James & Lady Leigh-Wood,   will take place on 2nd June
                 -- Lady Leigh-Wood, formerly Miss Turnbull of Wellington.

Obituary -  259
WORNER - George,  age 94,  born in Hinton, Somersetshire, 1833,  age 45 came to NZ in the "Rangitikei"
                     ---   leaves a family of 8  ---   2 have died.---  lots more ----


Saturday 28 May 1927
Wedding write up - 261
CORNELIUS - HELEM - James David, son of Mr  D.J. Cornelius  to  Amelia Ethel helem,  dau. of Mrs & late Mr Helem, Geraldine. -----

21st Birthday -  262
DANHOLT -  Miss Rona,  at the res. of Mrs S.Dwight,  -- Linwood  ----  more ---

Inquest -  Dobson Mine -  263,  a, b, c, d. e.
Eric Ashton,  Robert Hunter,  James Richards,  John Lindsay   were the first 4 victims ----
remaining 5 are Ernest Brammer,  Edward Pardington,  Thomas Black,  James Marshall,  Alfred Noakes  ---  

Obituary Mt Somers -  264
EDSON -  Mrs W.  age 95,  daughter 1st pupil to attend Mt Somers school 51 years ago ----  Mr Edson died 20 years ago. 

Kitchen Evening -  266
GIBB -  Frances, at home of Mr & Mrs S.B.Gibbs,  Motunau   to marry Mr James Lennie,  shortly,  ----  more ---

Gift Evening -  267
NICHOLLS - Ella,  shortly to be married ---  held at Mr & Mrs W.A.Nicholls,  North Canterbury ----

Farewell Party  - 268
POULTON - Miss Peggy,   soon to be married --  hostess Mrs Wilfred Sim. ----

Obituary -  269
STAPLES - Samuel Albert,  son of Mr F.W. Staples, b. England in 1855  with parents came here in ship "Nourmahal"  3 yrs later -- 
             member Riccarton Road Board --   and County Council ---  lots more ----


Monday 30 May 1927
Maintenance -  272
BULL - Arthur,   a piano teacher ---  lots more ---

Obituary -  273
COLLINS - Mr John, b. Co. Cork, Ireland,   age 93,  unmarried --  arrived in 1863 --   more ----

Auckland -  274
DICKINSON -  Maurice,  age 21  champion swimmer ---  died  -- 

Property -  275
DOWDLE -  Francis,  at Clarkville, property of 83 acres was passed in 

Obituary -  277
JONES - Mrs,  wife of late John Charles Jones,  died at res. of daughter ----  b. Newtown, Montgomeryshire, North Wales, 78 yrs ago
                  arr. NZ  with husband and 12 children ---  in 1887.  mother of 15 children,  survived by 8 sons and 2 daughters.

Obituary -  278
LARSEN - Charles Edward,  Greymouth plumber and tinsmith ---    age 54 --  leaves a widow,  and 7 children --- 

Land Sale - Peraki Estate - 279
PIPER -  Henry William,  (deceased)  3277 acres,  ---  failed to find a buyer ---  

Funeral write up - 280
STAPLES - Mr S.A.   internment Linwood Cemetery ---   pallbearers were  ------ 

Inquest -  281
WILD - Herbert,  widower, age 55,   ---  died Sat. morning ---  lots more ---


Tuesday 31 May 1927
Hawera -  282
BIERNE - John,   found dead in the hills ----

Valedictory - 284
BREEN -  John,   leaving for England --    13 years res. in New Zealand ----

Scargill -  285
CAMERON - Mr & Mrs James, a farewell social  as  leaving the district to live in Christchurch --- lotsmore ---

Inquest -  286
DAVID - Sampson,  age 76, ret. bridge inspector,  died at Timaru on 17 May,  accidentally run into by a train ----

Little Akaloa -  287
EADIE -  Mrs P.M.  died Greymouth Hosp.  Mr Eadie was storekeeper and postmaster at Little Akaloa for some years ----

Waimate - Obituary -  288
EDSON - Mrs,  age 95,   formerly of Mt Somers,  died at her daughters ------

Gisborne -  290
HARRIS - Robert,  age 40,  married,  with 4 children  was killed bushfelling ----

Drowning - 291
HOLL -  Horace Arthur, age 45, principal of University Coaching College, Auckland,   drowned attempting to ford the Mangaturuturu
                --   leaves a wife and 2 young children ---   long column ---

Inquest -  292
LARSEN - Charles Edward,  a plumber, Greymouth,  was found dead in his workshop ---   more ---

21st Birthday -  293
MEADE -  Maude,  dau. of Mr & Mrs A.J. Meade,  at Sheffield --  more --

Auckland -  294
4 boys went missing  for some days ----  Eric Chapman, age 14,   Tom Hodge, age 13,  Harry Willis, age 14, 
                Arthur John Willis,  age 12 ----     3 boys found,  Tom Hodge still missing ----

Auckland -  295
MURRAY -  Mrs Mary Wallace,  age 46,  wife of Arthur Forbes --  found ----  leaves a son and 2 daughters ---

Drowning -  296
NORQUAY - Robert,  age 14,  drowned in Waitaki River,  he and brother,  sons of John, a launch prop.  went to the river bank ----  more ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
29 October 2013

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