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                                                            Friday 1 November 1929
Auckland -  002
TIMIHI - Mere,  age 107,  died last week,   dau. of Captain Cooper, a British Army officer   was in NZ in 1820
and Te Mihi, dau. of a prominent northern chieftain. ----- more

Obituary -  003
CORNWALL - Mrs Eilen, res. of West Coast,  age 70  b. Cornwall,    hus. predeceased her 21 years ago,  leaves 6 daughters and 1 son.

Inquest - 004
COXALL -  Walter,  d. at Hinau,   ---   crushed to death -- 

Death -  006
JANSEN - Martin Henry,  --  collapsed at N.Canterbury Racing Club meeting  died ----- leaves a widow --

Wedding - write - up - 007
JOHNSON - NELSON - at Ashburton,  Rata Alix Marian, Rata Alix Marian, dau. of late Mr & Mrs George  Nelson  to Raymond Robert,
                 son of Mr & Mrs Robert Johnson. ---  escorted by brother --  Mabel Nelson (sister)  Mollie Bell, bridesmaids ---  Selwyn Johnson (brother)
                  --  more ---

Supreme Court   -  008 & 008a
RUTHERFORD - Bertie Cecil  ---    his wife  Ruth Sylvia (nee Derrett)  ---    he died 26 March this year --- -- sheep farmer, age 41, of Hororata --

Masterton -  009
SMITH - Mrs John Darling,  died in a motor accident --  3 others,   ----  

Wedding write - up - 009a
SEARLE - ROBINSON - Doris Mabel, dau. of Mr & Mrs Stewart Robinson  to  Henry George, son of Mr & Mrs J.Searle --     lots more ---

Palmerston North -  010
SYMONDS - James Robert,  died about  28 August  in an accident ---

 Wellington - 011
WALKER - Elsie,  asking for re-opening of inquest ----


                                                            Saturday 2 November 1929
Accidents -  012
MATTHEWS - R.  a fall from transmission line at Halkett --  
STEPHENS - W.  married --  fell through a roof of a store -- 

Rotorua -  013
ALLEN - Frederick Charles,  married, age 60  died --  

86th Birthday -  014
BELCHER - Mrs Richard,    turns 86  a party given by her daughters Mrs Spitz  and Mrs Curtis ---   also present was Mrs G. Wilmot,
                         a schoolmistress of Canterbury who same day celebrated 94th birthday ---  lots of names ---

Obituary -  016
COSSGROVE - Mrs Selina,  relict of Lieut-Col. D.  V.D.  first Chief Scout of NZ.  ---   b. 21 May 1849 at Cairney Hill, Perthshire, Scotland, 
                            arr. with parents in "Silistria"  at Dunedin 1860 ---  3rd dau. of William ROBERTSON ---   was a civil engineer ---  
                             marr. in 1875  Mr David Cossgrove ---    survived by 4 sons ---   4 daughters ---  (all named)   
                             18 grandchildren ---  list of names at funeral ---

Obituary -  017
EDWARDS - Mrs Grace, Richards, d. at Reefton wife of James,   b. Christchurch,  age 67  leaves hus. and 2 daughters.  died at Reefton -- 

New Plymouth -  018
FOX - William,  dropped dead at the works ---  not married, ----- sister in Auckland ---

Inquest - Rangiora - 020
JANSEN -  Martin Henry,  ----   son Frederick John  Jansen ---  age 52, ---- lots more ---

Weddings -  021
KEARNS - KENNEDY - Veronica Mary, dau. of Mr & Mrs David Kennedy, of Taylorville  to  Edward Charles Kearns, of Hokitika --- 
CURRIE - LEACH - Hessie, dau. of Mr & Mrs Herbert Leach,  Greymouth,  to Thomas, son of Mr & Mrs T. Currie, of Runanga ---- 

Greymouth Music Examinations -  022
72 names of passes in  Royal College of Music,   email for a copy ----

"Rangitiki"  passenger list - 023
due in at Auckland today  from Southampton  ----  long list of names,  ---  email for a copy.

Obituary -  024
RICHARDS - William Thomas,  at Nelson, at --  dau. Mrs G. Carruthers,  age 85,  b. Lanner Moor, Cornwall, arr. NZ in late 60's ---- 
                    bandmaster of of Kumara Volunteer band ---   leaves 5 daughters ----   3 sons    all named ---

Supreme Court -  025,  026
RUTHERFORD -  Bertie Cecil,  d. 26 March 1929 --  sheep farmer, age 41, of Hororata,  application refused ----

Wedding write up - 026
SHEA - LYSAGHT - on Wed. at -- Ashburton, Mary Ellen, dau. of Mr & Mrs P. Lysaght, Fairton  to  Michael Joseph, son of Mr & Mrs Shea, St Andrews
             ---    lots more ----


                                                            Monday 4 November 1929
Accidents -  027
BROWN - E. age 16 of Heyward tce, Burwood,  crashed his bicycle ---
BARRATT - Charles, a farmer, age 32,  near Manurewa, Auckland --  cycle and motor cycle collided --
RHODES - David -  age 12,  fell from bicycle in Dominion rd ---  son of Mr L.E.Rhodes, Mayor of Mt Albert. 

Inquest -  029
CLOSE - Albert,  age 18,  drowned in the Avon --   Frederick Allan Close, father of Albert,  -----  more ---

Wedding write - up -  031
GULLIVER-CRADWICK - POWDRELL - on 17 Oct. at Whakatane  Allan, son of Mr & Mrs Gulliver-Cradwick, of Christchurch 
                    to  Winnie, dau. of Mr & Mrs A.E. Powdrell,  Awakeri. ----  lots more ----

Loss of Memory -  032  & see  045
Young man at Lincoln  police station ---  lost his memory,  wife named Lena  and he was a carpenter. ----

Inquest  -  033
MATHEWS - Arthur Roy Terry,  a linesman --  father Arthur Ernest  ---  son age 28 --    adjourned --  

Hokitika Music Exams -  034
  list of names,  email for a copy ---

Wedding write - up -  035
ROTHERAM - CURTIS - Esther Ellen Curtis, dau. of Mrs C.R.Stanfield, of Dannevirke  and late Mr james Curtis  to Gerard Alexander, 
                        son of Mr R.A.Rotheram, Coventry, England.  ----  more ---

Wedding write - up -  036
RUNCIMAN - CLEAR -  at Waimate,  Helen Josephine, dau. of Mrs E.Clear  to  Binnie Samuel, son of Mr R.J.Runciman, of Waituna ---  lots more ---


                                                            Tuesday 5 November 1929
Obituary -  037
BLOOM - Captain Andrew,  died on Thursday at Heathcote -- b. Finland --  arr. here when age 27 --  age 67, leaves a widow, 2 daughters and 1 son predeceased him.

Engagement -  039
DUNSTER - FREDERIC - Paula ---   to Laurence Raymond ---    Kent, England.

Inquest - Hamilton  -  041
HARP - James George,  age 50 --  badly crushed when a car overturned ---   died  ---  leaves a widow, 3 sons, 2 daughters.

Obituary -  042
HARPER - Dr Gerald  MB.  MRCS.  LRCP.   died in London,  brother George of Chch --  age 80,  left NZ in 1879   9th son of late Bishop Harper ---  

London Notes -  043
NELLIGAN - Rev. G.F.  on 2 yrs leave from Nelson diocese ------  more ---
NANSON - Mr J.B. (Chch)  arrived a week ago  by the "Moldava" ---  more ---
RHODES - Mr F.W.W.  came to England 1927  ---  

Obituary -  044
McCLUGGAGE - Mrs,   of Okarito,  wife of William,  age 57, leaves a hus. and 5 brothers.

Lost Memory -  man identified -  045
OSBORNE - Robert,  married,  --- lots more ---

Wedding write -up -  046
ROBINSON - KEATING - Elizabeth Annie, at Ashburton, dau. of Mrs & late Mr Wm Keating  to Percival Albert Robinson, of Blenheim. ---  lots more ---

Obituary -  047
RUDDENKLAU - Mr J.H.G.  at Oamaru, age 64, --   b. Burnside, near Rangiora,   wife predeceased  leaves son Mr Roy Ruddenklau, and 3 brothers.

Wedding write -up -  048
SEALEY - STEPHENS - at Waddington,  Elva Lilian, dau. of Mr & Mrs S. Stephens  to Charles Douglas, son of Mr & Mrs C. Sealey ---   lots more ----

Obituary - 049
SMITH - Albert Lamb,  --- rowing supporter --b. London, arr. here 1866 -- junior 4 in Canterbury rowing club in 1882 ----  marr. Angeline Armstrong,
                 of Akaroa --   now deceased,  leaves 1 son Mr A.V.Smith (Christchurch)

Riverton -  Inquest  -  050
TREMBETH - Mrs William and dau.  died in fire at Carrier's Arms Hotel ---  inquest adjourned -  long column ----

Thames - 051
TRIBITCOCK - Francis,  a widower,  age 55  --  found dead ---
HITCHMAN - John Robert,  farmer of Omahau --  single, age 50 ---

100th Birthday -  052
WELCH - Captain C.  entered Otago Harbour first in 1862  with his own schooner and 488 diggers  for Gabriel's Gully --
                b. Great Yarmouth 5 November 1829  --    went to sea at 14 --  settled in Port Chalmers in 1874 --  


                                                            Wednesday 6 November 1929
Wedding write - up -  054
BRAMWELL - EASTWOOD - at Gisborne,  Nancye Beatrice, dau. of Mr & Mrs R. J. Eastwood  to  Ivan Digby, son of Mrs & late Mr W.F.Bramwell  of Fielding -----   lots more ---

Wedding write - up -  055
FAHEY - ANDERSON - at Little River,  Valerie Marie, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.Anderson, of Dunedin  to  leo, son of Mr & Mrs P. Fahey, Little River ---    lots more ---

IONIC  -  list of passengers -  057
due at Wellington on Tuesday  from Southampton,   long list of names,  email for a copy.

Obituary - 058
MURTON - William Ernest,  on Sat.  4th son of Mr & Mrs J. Murton, ---  b. Balmain, Sydney in 1890,  came here with parents in 1892 ---   more ---

Obituary - 059
O'CALLAGHAN - Miss Agatha,  at Wesport --  age 50

Wedding write - up -  060
WEBSTER - McFARLANE - Patricia, dau. of Mr G.A.Webster, Greymouth  to  James, son of Mr & Mrs Colin McFarlane, Hohitika --   more


                                                          Thursday 7 November 1929

Wedding write -up -  60a
ABBOTT - RADFORD - Mabel Ellen,  dau. of Mr & Mrs J. Radford -- to Hedley Roy, son of Mrs E. Abbott,  Sumner ---    lots more ---

Obituary -  061
BLACKLER - John,  died -- Timaru on Tuesday, age 84 -- b. Tiverton, Devonshire, in 1845 came here age 6,  ---   marr. Miss Jessie DOYLE of of Leeston,
                   -----leaves a widow, 3 daughters,  and 3 sons  ---  all named ---

Obituary  -  063
COLE - Herbert Sydney,  at Dunedin --  b. Melbourne,  son of Anglican clergyman --   in 1893 worked for Mr James Wilson, manager for Bing Harris & Co.
                 until his death ---   leaves Mrs Coles,  and 3 daughters ----  named ---

Wedding write - up -  064
CURRAGH - BAILEY - at Templeton,  Violet Alexandra, dau. of Mr & Mrs J. Bailey  to Herbert James, son of Mr & Mrs J. Curragh ---   lots more ----

Engagement - 065
HOPKINS - THORPE - Frances Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. & Mrs F.H.Thorpe,  Okain's Bay  to John Morton, son of late Mr & Mrs W.J.M.Hopkins.

Proposed Memorial - 067
HERBERT - Mrs A.E. --    combined meeting to discuss how to create a fitting memorial ----

Fire -  068 -
ISAACSON - Mr C.J.  fire destroyed the rear of the  house occupied by Mr Isaacson,  owned by Mr J. MUSSEN  -

Wedding write up -  069
MATHIESON - OGILVIE - Jean Gordon , 4th dau. of    Mr & Mrs W. Ogilvie, Countiswells, Aberdeenshire  to  George Taylor. 2nd son of
                 Mr & Mrs J. Mathieson, Leafield rd, Manorfield, Aberdeen,   ---  Miss Bella Tullis, Timaru, bridesmaid  and Mr A.P.Grant, of Timaru, best man ----  more ---

Auckland -  Inquest  - 070
ROGERS -  Annie,  age 58 --  found dead ----

Funeral write - up - 071
SMITH - Mr A.L.  head of firm Blackburne, Smith & Co. Ltd.    ----   lots more ----

Auckland -  072
TOCKER - Miss Elizabeth C.  an elderly woman was struck by a car and killed -- 

Sydney telegraph  - Wedding -  073,  073a
TRIST - GUNN -  Miss  Mary Dorothy,  (left Chch 8mths ago for Sydney)  dau. of Mr Alex Gunn  to Mr Eric William Trist, son of Mr J.W.Trist. --- more ----


                                                            Friday 8 November 1929
Tauranga -  drowning - 074
AUBERTIN - Edith,  age 22,    drowned at Mt Maunganui ----

Sydney -  drowning - 076
BRADLEY -  John & Leslie,  2 children,   ------  Tambo River ---

99th Birthday -  077
BROWN - Rev. George,  on Monday --   69 years since he came to Onehunga --  b. Scotland, 7 years before Queen Victoria came to throne 
                -- age 30 on arrival here  in ship "Jura" in 1860.

Tribute  - 078,  078a
CHILTON - Dr Charles,   tribute by Philosophical Institute ---  1881 -- Dr Chilton was working at a thesis on some well shrimps at Eyreton
                --  his remains are now buried there---

Wedding - 080
GALWAY - McNABB - Annie Edith, dau. of Mr & Mrs P. Galway, of Black's Point  to Basil McNabb, of Karamea, ----

Hamilton -  Inquest - 081
LARSEN - Oscar,  age 57,  a tramp who was knocked down by a car --  on 26 Oct. died 2 days later.  ------

Kitchen Evening - 082
McPHERSON - Hazel,  marry  next week to Kenneth Millar, ----

Wedding - 084
TOBIN - RUSSELL - at Invercargill, -- George Frederick, son of Rev. & Mrs C.A.Tobin --- to Doris Mary, dau. of Mr & Mrs Eustace Russell ---   lots more ----

Teddington -  085
TUCKER - Henry,  ---  was killed yesterday --  b. Ireland,  inquest today -- 


                                                                          Saturday 9 November 1929
Auckland -  087
BRIDGFORD - Mr, fatal  car smash -- age 81 --

Engagement - 088
LUCENA - COOK - Naomi, dau. of Mrs and late Mr Arthur Cook of Loburn to Henry Lancaster, son of Mr & Mrs J. Lucena, Auckland.

Engagement - 089
LOGAN - JOSEPHSON - Dorothy Eileen, dau. of Mrs E.A.F.Josephson, Kaiapoi to  Archie Stuart, son of Mr & Mrs R.J.Logan, Rangiora.

Deceased Estates -  090
BATES - David, of Christchurch,  solicitor, and of Whitecliffs and Rolleston,  sheep farmer. 
STONE - Amelia Ann,  late Governor's Bay ---  

Death  - 092
HESLOP - Ronald Joseph, age 22,  found dead  on fathers farm at Brookside ---  inquest on Sunday ---

Travellers - 093
MEADOWS - Mr & Mrs T.  and Miss E. Meadows,  have returned  to cashmere hills  after a visit to England.

Obituary - 094
STEELE - Joseph, age 90  one of Reefton's oldest res.  leaves a widow and daughter.

Inquest -  095,  095a
TUCKER - Henry Vincent,  killed while working -- at Gebbie's Valley --  lots more ---- witnesses,  Duncan McKenzie Stewart --- Edward Lagan
                    ---- Henry Cruikshank --- Robert George Chiplin ---- long column ----



Monday 11 November 1929

Wedding - write - up -  096,  097
ADAIR - MILLER - at Ward, Rose May, dau. of Mr & Mrs S. Miller,  to John Thomas, son of Mr & Mrs T.Adair, of Kaikoura.  ----   lots more ----

Melbourne -  099
JOSHUA -  Andrew,    and
CUMMINGS - Lindsay,  and
LEWIS - Richard,   all  Melbourne Grammar School boys,  ---drowned  at Frankston ---

Engagement - 100
COOPER - LUKIS - Collen Margaret Lukis  to  Kenneth Claude Cooper ----

Wedding - write - up -  102
HODDINOTT - BEGGS -  last Wednesday,  Lily dau. of Mrs M.E. and late Thomas Beggs,  of Belfast, Ireland  to  Norman Clifford,
                        twin son of Mr & Mrs A.F.Hoddinott, Christchurch ---   lots more ----

Obituary -  103
MOORE - Mrs Mary,  at Reefton,  widow of Timothy,  age 85,  -- came to NZ.  61 years ago -- leaves 3 sons, 1 daughter ----

Wedding - write - up -  104
PETERSON - GREEN - at Burke's Pass -- Sarah Ellen, dau. of Mr & Mrs Robert Green  to  Francis John, son of Mrs Major,  Albury 
                and late Mr H. Peterson ---  lots more -----

Obituary -  105
SPENCER - Major A.C.D.  on Thursday --  age 68,  born Ireland  at Sundrum, came to NZ  24 years ago --    in 1908 married Miss Harriett Dyke Acland
                         at Mt Peel --  funeral was at Mt Peel, last Sunday.

Kitchen evening - 105a
TOOLEY - May,  at Temuka,   marrying Mr R. Cairn,   -----   lots more ---

Obituary -  Waimate - 106
WILSON - Robert Lievesley,  died on Tuesday  aged 77. ---   born Christchurch in 1852,  18mths after parents arrival in Lyttelton  from London ---  
                    Mr & Mrs Henry Wilson  on the "Waitaki"    came to Waimate in 1872   age 20 --  in 1880 married Elizabeth, dau. of George Fow --  
                    had  3 sons and 3 daughters --  Mrs Wilson died 16 years ago ---  2 brothers Mr Henry Wilson, of  Prebbleton
                    and Mr Arthur Wilson  Christchurch,  still living.

Wedding - write - up -  107
WILSON - HENDERSON - at Orari --  Helen Barbara, dau. of Mr & Mrs Wm Henderson  to  Henry James, son of Mr & Mrs H. Wilson, of Geraldine ---  lots more ----



Tuesday 12 November 1929
Auckland - 109
BAKER - Albert,  married --  fell from a ferry tee --- fractured skull,  died on way to hospital.

Obituary -  110
BLANK - John Albert,  --  b. at Knight's Bridge, Devonshire,  in 1849,  arr. NZ 1864 ---  33 yrs was attendance inspector for Canty Education. Board.
                     ---  Justice of peace in 1917  -- leaves widow,  1 son and 3 daughters.

Tribute  - 112
BOLLONS - Captain John --  late Master of Government steamer Tutanekai  unveiling memorial tablet in All Saints Church Kilbirnie, Wellington.  ----  lots more --

Thames -  113,  113a
BRUNTON - Percival Ernest,  age 30 marr. a miner,    rain washed away 2 workers hut --  died in swollen waters ----

Obituary -  114
BURKE - Miss Margaret,  dau. of late Mr & Mrs A.E.Burke, Greymouth,   -----

Intending marriage  -115
WRIGHT - DOUGLAS - Jean, dau. of Mr & Mrs A.T.Douglas  to  Herbert, son of Mr & Mrs H.M.Wright --  engaged
WALKER -  Miss H. to be married shortly to Mr L.Beck --  kitchen evening ----

Wedding write -up - 117
HAMILTON - SMITH - Myrtle Eveline, dau. of Mr & Mrs F.Smith  to Herbert Thomas, son of Mr & Mrs E. Hamilton ---  lots more ---

Obituary -  118
HASSALL -  Thomas,  farmer of Clarkville ---  arr. Lyttelton with parents in February  1853 in "Minerva", --- 1873 married Harriett Keepley
                    dau. of Joseph, --   leaves 1 brother, 7 sons,  5 daughters. ----  more ----

Wedding write-up  -  118a
HILL - HEPWORTH - Ethel, dau. of Mr & Mrs George Hepworth  to  Albert Frederick, son of Mr & Mrs Francis Hill ----   lots more ---

Obituary - 119
PEARCE - Alfred, b. Greenwich, England in 1848 -- came to Lyttelton with parents in "Maori" in 1857 --  married in 1881 to dau. of Mr J. Greenwood,
                            of Lancashire, England -- leaves,  wife, 6 daughters, 1 son -----  lots more -----

Wedding write -up - 120
PERRY - HEWITT - Annie, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.W.Hewitt  to Alan, son of Mr & Mrs T. Perry -- Redcliffs --- lots more -----

Kitchen Evening - 121
WALKER -  Miss H.  married shortly to Mr L. Beck --

Kitchen Evening -  122
WING - Miss Olive Wing  to marry Mr George Cotton,  this month ---   hostess Mrs W. Harbut, of Avonside ---  more ---


Wednesday 13 November 1929
Inquest - 123
BAKER -  Albert,  ticket collector,     ----- more.

Funeral write - up  -  124
BLANK - John Albert,  yesterday at Linwood Cemetery ---    long list of names ---

Engagement -  126
CHAMBERS - PEACHEY - Dorothy Aileen  to Frederick William Chambers  -----

Wairoa - 128
SULLIVAN - W.  a middle aged man  recently arr. from Gisborne  --  head injuries from blasting --  inquest to be held ---


Thursday 14 November 1929
21st Birthday -  130
BUXTON - Kathleen,  dau. of Mr & Mrs E.J.Buxton ---   list of names ----

Silver Wedding - 131,  131a
EDE-KNIGHT -   Edgar Ede -----    brides father Mr James Knight ---  bridesmaids 2 sisters  Mrs L.Lunt  and Mrs T. Lewis  --- more ----

Funeral write - up- 133
HASSALL -  Thomas,  -- at Kaiapoi Cemetery --      lots of names --- 

Wedding write - up - 134
JAMES - TRUMAN -  Muriel Ethel, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.M.Truman, Cheviot. to  William Edward, son of Mr & Mrs G.James,  London, ----
                             Miss Dorothy Borrell, bridesmaid --  Richard Truman,  best man --  more ----

Wedding write - up - 135
MILLER - ARMSTRONG - Constance May, dau. of Mrs and late Mr C.E.Armstrong, of Gisborne  to  John, son of Mrs & late Mr J. Miller,  Oxfordshire, England
                    ---      lots more ----

Funeral Write - up - 136
PEARCE - Alfred,    pall bearers were -----  long list of names -----

Hastings - 137
SHARP - Edith,  wife of James,  was found dead in bed  ------

Masterton - Inquest -  138
SMITH - Mrs J.D.    on 31 October,    ----   accidentally killed ---

Obituary - 139
SPENCER - Major A.C.D.  came to NZ  from Sundrum, Scotland, 20 years ago  -- Major in Royal Irish Rifles ----
                          in 1908 married Harriet Dyke Acland   at church at  Mt Peel  ---  

Okain's Bay - 140
WARE - Captain John Bond, b. Devonshire,  in 1848  arr. Okain's Bay 1851  ---  


Friday 15 November 1929
Accidents -  141
WALL -  Peter John,  age 25 married,  Dannevirke --- 1 child,   lorry went over a bank   died  --
BIRD - Mrs knocked off her bicycle -- Riccarton --  admitted to hospital,  --- improving

Obituary - 143
BATHE - Julian,  age 99,  came from England  to Australia  then to West Coast, NZ,  settling at Nobbles, ----
 
Jubilee -  144
Dunsandel School Jubilee  next Tuesday ---building opened on 11 Nov. 1879 with a roll of 100

Inquest - Wairoa  -  145
EDGE - William Joseph,    accidental death returned ----

Rotorua -  147
HINES - John,  age 68,  found dead in his bed -- a sister in Dunedin --

Death -  147a
HODGEN - Sarah Ann,  married,  age 56,  found dead,  ---    Sarah's father Alfred Penney identified her -----

Bankruptcy -  148
HOWSON -  Annie, wife of Thomas B.  of Southbridge, ---  lots more ----

Wedding write - up - 149
HUTCHINSON - PATTERSON - at Greymouth --  Mr O.J.Hutchinson  and Miss Freda Patterson ---   more --

Wedding write - up -  150
MILLAR - McPHERSON - Hazel Elizabeth, dau. of Mr & Mrs Robert McPherson  to  Kenneth Samuel, son of Mr and late Mrs Samuel Millar, Irwell
                .  ---  more --- 


Saturday 16 November 1929
Wedding write - up - 152
COLUMB - ROONEY - at Geraldine, Mary Anastasia, dau. of Mr & Mrs John Rooney, orari,  to  James Joseph, son of Mr & Mrs C. Columb, Studholme
                                ---  Annie Rooney & Mr Pat Columb, bridesmaid & best man ----  lots more ---- 

Invercargill - 3 men killed - 4 badly burned  -  153  & 154
JOHNSTON - Robert John,  age 44,  miner of Ohai,  married, 5 children  and
McCOY - Antonio, age 27 a miner, married, 1 child  and
KITTO  - Harry,  age 22,  miner,  married, no children, 

taken to hospital were
CHAMBERLAIN - John,  age 30,  trucker,  single ---  badly burned face and arme
ROSS -  Robert,  age 55,  a miner,  married, 4 children  -- badly burned,  face head  & arms
ROBB - James,  age 32,  trucker,  married,  3 children --  "  face and arms
PENNOCK - Arthur,  age 58,  horse driver,  single,  ----- fractured arm -----  long colomun

Pending marriage -  155
ELMSLIE - GRANT - will take place on 20th  in Sydney,  Norman, son of Mr & Mrs W. Elmslie, of Timaru,  to  Joyce,
                        dau. of Mr & Mrs Rutherford Grant,  --- Sydney -- 

Engagement -  156
VAUGHAN - EASTWOOD - Mary, dau. of Mr & Mrs E. Eastwood  to  Frank, son of Mr C. and late Mrs Vaughan ---

Kitchen Party  -  157
FERGUSON - Gertie,  dau. of Mr J. Ferguson, Waddington ---    list of names ---

Wedding write - up -  159
LEE - OLDFIELD - at Temuka, Gladys, dau. of Mr & Mrs F.R.Oldfield, of Seadown to Reginald Alexander, son of Mr & Mrs E.A.Lee,  Invercargill
                         ---  more ----

Silver Wedding - 160
NUNN -  Mr & Mrs Arthur Nunn, of Ashley Farm, Rangiora,   married Calcutta, India, in 1904 ---   more ---

Obituary -  161
O'CONNELL - Constable M.  of Granity --  b. Herbert, North Otago,  married,  2 children

Fatalities  -  162
STONE - Herbert Beattie,  age 17,    killed on his motor cycle  in Belfast --- and
WILSON - Edward,    died  riding on North Beach on motor cycle


Monday 18 November 1929
Wedding write - up -  164
COATES - NICHOLAS - at Waimate,  Averil Victoria,  dau. of Mr & Mrs W.Nicholas  to David, son of Mrs and late Mr Coates, Rangiora.
                     ---   lots more ---

Engagement -  164
RICE - BARLOW - Lillian, dau. of Mr & Mrs Chas. Barlow  to  Eric, son of late Mr J.T.Rice  and of Mrs Wm. Wright ---

Wedding write - up -  166
FISKEN - BENNETT -  Pearl,  dau. of Mr & Mrs S. Bennett, of Kekerangu  to Robert, son of Mr & Mrs R.Fisken, Gisborne ----
                         sister Grace Bennett, ---   Mr C. Fisken ---   lots more ---

Obituary - 168
HAY - Charles John,  of Temuka,  b. Arrow, Otago,  in 1866  ---   came to Temuka in 1909 --    leaves 1 dau.  and 4 sons ---  all named ---

Death -  169
HIGGINS - William Lawrence,   age 31 --  of Riccarton ---  an inquest will probably be held.

Obituary - 170
KNELL - Kathleen Mary,  age 21,  dau. of Mr & Mrs Knell,  Greymouth --   has 1 sister, 3 brothers ---
JOHNS - Nora Ellen,   age 63, at Runanga,  wife of Robert,  leaves 3 brothers,  5 sisters.

Death of Constable -  171
O'CONNOR - Constable James,  died at Granity,  joined police 12 years ago --    twice married,  leaves widow and 2 children.

Sydney Drowning -  172
O'CONNOR -  Pilot Jesse,  Moth aeroplane crashed in the surf ----  &
BERG - William,  a passenger --    newspaper photographer ---

Dunedin Drowning - 173
SULLIVAN - Oliver Hugh --  age 19,   ----- 


Tuesday 19 November 1929
Wedding write - up -  174a
BACKHOUSE - WHITTINGTON - Amy Amelia, dau. of Mr & Mrs A. Whittington, of Heathcote  to  Edgar, son of Mr & Mrs J.Backhouse, of Heathcote.  ----  uncle Mr G. Norton,  ---   -- more ---

Inquest -  176
HIGGINS - William Laurence,  died suddenly at Riccarton on Sunday ---  wife Lena Francis Higgins --  discharged from war ( was gassed) in 1920  ---  married 7 years -- 2 children --  inquest adjourned --

Obituary - 177
KNOX - John,  at Greymouth,  age 45,  on railways staff for 25 years -- leaves a widow, 1 daughter and 3 sons.

London Personals -  178
NATHAN - Mr and Mrs Alfred, ---  Mr will be 80 on 5 Jan. --   dau. Lady Tuck  coming out on "Mataroa"  and
FRANK  - Mr & Mrs Lumley Frank,  coming out at same time ---
BRUNT - Mrs J. Russell,  (Christchurch)  and her son arr. by "Oronsay"    for 2 years ---  

Silver Wedding - 179
McFADDEN - Mr & Mrs J.J.   of Mairehau,   -- long column ---

Royal Academy of Music  180,  180a,  180b
Christchurch results of music exams --  long column -- email for a copy ---
Teachers cert.  Janet M. Watson:    practical only Nancy W.Young.

Temuka -  Inquest  - 181
SHEA - John,  age 87,  found dead -- died  on 17 November -----


Wednesday 20 November 1929
Pre- wedding party - 182
BALLIN - Fay, married next week --  hostess Mrs Cyril Stringer,  Cashmere Hills,  list of names of guests ---

China evening -  183
BANKS - Mildred, ---  to be married shortly -- hostess Miss Ella Crosbie, at "Prestonwood"  Wainoni --  list of names ---

Wedding write - up -  186
NELSON - PLUCK - at Rakaia,  Adelaide Rebecca, dau. of Mr & Mrs L.Pluck  to  Cecil Vivian,  son of Mr & Mrs W.Nelson,  Greymouth ---   more ----


Thursday 21 November 1929
Bigamy - 187, 188
BAKER - Maurice William,  age 31, -- father a ret. naval officer, ---  enlisted at age 17 --  gassed in 1917 -- 

Engagement - 191
ALEXANDER - GOODENOUGH - Helen Eugenie, dau. of Mrs M.G.Bruce  to George Neill. son of Capt. & Mrs Alexander, London.

School of Engineering - 192
Mechanical  - 
Class 1 - J.P.Seymour
Class 2 - L.W.Dickie.

Civil -
Class 1 C.W.Hamann
Class 2 - D.B.Baxter.

21st Birthday -  194
GLENN -  Miss Ruth,  re do ----

Wedding write - up -  195
JONES - COOPER - Freda Clarissa, dau. of Mr & Mrs F.C.Cooper,  to  Reginald Thomas Pryce, son of Mr & Mrs R.Pryce Jones -- 
                     bridesmaids Miss Phyllis Cooper & Miss Ina Jones (sisters of bride & groom)  Mr Keith & Mr Ralph Newburgh (cousins of groom)
                     -- lots more ---

Wedding write - up -  196
KENNEDY - OSBOURNE - Cyril,  son of Mr & Mrs J.Kennedy (Ruru, West Coast)  to Reta, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.Osbourne (Moana)  ---   cousin Miss Marjorie Nelson --

Passengers by RUAHINE 197
due at Wellington on 3 December  from London & Southampton --  141 passengers  ---  list of names --
email for a copy  ----


Friday 22 November 1929
Wedding write - up -  199
DAVIS - KIRK - at Rangiora,  Amy Vera, dau. of Mr & Mrs S. Kirk  to Gordon Lawrence, son of Mrs Davis ----
                     Misses Ella & Jessie Kirk (sisters) bridesmaids ---   Edward Davis (brother)   groomsman ----  more ---

Photo -  200
FOWLER -  3 sisters,  singers  at opening of toy store  Londontown,  in Christchurch.

Wedding write - up - 202
KENNEDY - FINLAY - John James, son of Mr & Mrs J.Kennedy, Greymouth,  to Mary Catherine, dau. of Mr W. Finlay, Wellington ---  
                     Miss Vera Finlay (cousin)  Alan Kennedy, best man  ---

London Gossip -  203,  203a 
BETHUNE -  Mr A.W. (Rotorua) and  ----    Mr Bethune booked passage home by "Orontes", leaving 26 October
BLAIR - Miss Helen S. (Wellington)  continue art course --    ----
COHEN - Mr & Mrs M. (Palmerston North)  ----   been touring Scotland -----
DUNCAN - Mr & Mrs T, (Hunterville) -- touring -- joining -- "Orontes" at Naples on 2 Nov. reach NZ middle December ----
GREENWOOD - Miss Priscilla,  (Nelson) furthering musical studies --    will return to music staff of Chilton St James School, Lower Hutt
KNIGHT - Dr A.O. (Auckland)  arrived in England on helath trip -- 
LANGSFORD - Mrs & Miss --  been touring --   returning to Auckland  ----  leaving on 18 Oct. by  "Duchess of Atholl"
LLOYD - Brigadier-General & Mrs S.E. Massy  on the Orford  to NZ  for 6mths ---
MacALISTER - James (Invercargill)    went to Continent together
MacDIARMID - Mr N.S. (New Plymouth) with mother & sister --   -----
REYBURN - Miss Lorna,  (Auckland)   --- joined  her mother & brother in  Devonshire --   enrolled at Slade School  -- art studies --
SAUNDERS - Misses C. and F. (Te Aroha) are in England on holiday visit for 12mths --  until next Jan. when they leave for NZ.
WENSLEY - CLARKSON - Mrs E.  (Oamaru)  holidaying in Scotland ---- 

London News -  203b
Long list of names of callers to High Commissioner's office in London ----  email for a copy.


Saturday 23 November 1929
Pre-wedding party -  204
BALLIN - Fay,  guest of honour at bridge party --   list of guests --

Engagements - 206
DAY - DAVIDSON - Violet, dau. of Mr and late Mrs Thomas Davidson  to  Albert William, son of Mr & Mrs A.J.Day --
TALBOT - NOBLE-ADAMS -  Dr & Mrs R.Noble-Adams, (Blenheim)  dau. Jennie Gwynn  to  Ronald Osmond, son of Mr & Mrs A.E.Talbot, Chch.

Obituary -  208
HIGGINS - Mr W.   ---  Electricity Dept.  for 5 years --  flag flown half mast --

Obituary - 209
LEVINGE - Dr Edward George,  at Hanmer -- ret. 1906 --  b. West Meath, Ireland, in 1852 son of Mr Marcus A. Levinge,  --  degree in 1873
                 --  age 21 -- came to NZ on "Doric" in 1884 ----  has brother in Ireland --  Sir Richard Vere Henry Levinge,  is his cousin ---

London News -  210
HOGG - Miss J.J. (Invercargill)  on her way home left by "Moldavia" today -- completed 2 yr course in horticulture --- 

Wanganui -  211
MacKINTOSH -  Alex Donald,  chairman of Wanganui C.C.    has died. ---

Obituary -  214
MATHESON - Miss Mary Janet --  died on board "Oronsay" on 18 Sept. ---    age 69 --- dau. of Rev. James Matheson, of Nottingham.
                         1 sister Miss A. Matheson, an author,  and 3 brothers --  was a teacher ---  more ---

Bathroom evening  - 215
POPE - Miss Una,  of Kaikoura,    to be married next month --   hostess Mrs W.Brown.

Auckland - 216
THURGOOD -  George T.  body found in house fire --    age 60 -- 

Fireman drowned - 217
TULL - Harry,  age 65,  fireman on steamer "Gabriella"  --  drowned  -- fell off the Grey Wharf --

Wedding write-up -  218
WALKER - OWER - on Thursday, Phyllis, dau. of Mrs  and  late Mr J.L.  Owers  to  Capt. Kenneth John, son of Mrs and late Mr W. Walker ---   lots more  ----

Obituary -  219
WARDELL - William,  founded  grocers business in Chch  ---  with brothers Harry, Dunedin  and Thomas, Australia --    leaves, widow, 1 son and 2 daughters
                         Mrs A.R.Menzies  & Mrs Hayhurst.

Returned -  220
WELLS - Mr & Mrs A.W.Wells,  just returned from world tour ---  entertained at their home in North beach -----


Monday 25 November 1929
Wedding write-up -  221
BELCHER - MacGREGOR - at Timaru,  Mary, dau. of Mr and late Mrs J.MacGregor,  (Morrinsville)  to William Thomas, 
                    son of Mrs and late Mr T. W. Belcher,   (late N.Canterbury)   ----    lots more ---

Taumarunui - 222
BLACK - Hugh Carlyle,  a Public Works employee  -----  was crushed by the car and killed ---

Engagements -  224
MINSON - TOOLEY - Kathleen Mildred,  dau. of Rev. and Mrs F.A.Tooley  to  Terence Arthur. son of Mr & Mrs A.W.Minson ----
DOBSON - MOON - Doris Rosina, dau. of Mr & Mrs George Moon  to  John, son of Mrs Dalby, Fendalton  & late Mr John Dobson.

50 years a Teacher -  225
FAWCETT - Miss L.  of Ashburton East School --  began at age 13  at Ashley Bank School,  ----  more ---

Funeral write-up -  227
LEVINGE - Dr Edward George, --  for Sydenham Cemetery---  long list of names -----

Okain's Bay -  228
PIDGEON -  Desmond John,  age 3 and half,  son of W.L. Pidgeon,  driver of the car --    was badly injured  ---  lots more ---

Wedding write-up -  229
ROBBINS - JORDAN - Frances Martha,  dau. of Mrs R. L. Jordan  to Jack Lester, son of Mr & Mrs Robbins ---    uncle Mr Percy Edward Buist --- 
                niece Joan Harris,  flower girl --    more ------

Wedding write-up -  230
SHERWOOD - BOYCE - Doris, dau. of Mr & Mrs F.T.Boyce, Opawa  to  Herbert, son of Mrs T. Sherwood ---  lots more ----


Tuesday 26 November 1929
Accidents -  231
MOSS -  Mr C. of Greymouth -- 
McHARRY - Mrs Robert,  died on Sunday  at Upper Kokatahi   b. County Down, Ireland,  age 75 --  a pioneer,  and 1st school
                        teacher in district ---  leaves a husband, 3 daughters  and 4 sons.
DENAVON - Dr,  house surgeon at Grey Hosp.  fell & dislocated his shoulder ---

Pantry Evening - 232
BANKS -  Mildred,  shortly to be married --    ---  list of names of guests ----

Obituary - 234
BUDD - Rev. E.C.  21 years Chaplain to Mount Eden Prison,  Auckland Hosp.  and Avondale mental Hosp.

Gift Evening -  235
CLIFFORD - Kathleen  to  Mr Jack Edwards ---  --lots of names ---

Gift afternoon - 236
COULTER - Daisy,  --   marries on Tuesday ---    new home in Waitara ---  list of names ---

Wedding write-up -  238
GILLAM - SIMPSON - on 12 Nov. at Waimate,  Winnie Simpson  to  Alexander Gillam  of Dannevirke ---  uncle Mr T. Fletcher -- 

Bathroom party -  239
HANNAN - Kathleen,  marries next month --  hostess Miss Elfrida Morland,  Ilam Rd,  --  

Gift Party -  240
MADDEN - Nancy Estelle,  hostess, sister Mrs Chas. Sproston  ---  list of names ---

Afternoon Party -  241
MILLS - Nancy,    given by Miss Mary Cullen, --  list of names ---

103 years old   -  Wellington -  242
RYAN -  George,  died   age 103   ---  b. Algoa bay,  South Africa,  mother a Boer,  father an Irishman --    life at sea --  more ---

Linesman's death -  243
THOMSON  -  Samuel,  died 22 Nov. 1928, age 26, while employed  by Public Works Dept.  court case for compensation  for parents still in Scotland ----  

Auckland - Inquest - 244
THURGOOD - George Frederick,   ----   body found in ruins of house. ----



Wednesday 27 November 1929
Hastings - 245
ALLSOPP -  Alfred,  age 13,  son of Mr T.Allsopp of Whakatu,  died suddenly at school ---

Auckland -  246
BIGGS -   Mrs,  died in Melbourne --  hus. on the "Ulimaroa"  arr. Auckland this morning to learn of his wife's  death --- lots more ----

Obituary - 248
DOOLAN -  Jas. Patrick,  at Reefton,  well-known Totara Flat settler -- age 53, leaves widow,  3 daughters and 5 sons.

Wedding write-up -  249
EDWARDS - CLIFFORD - Kathleen, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.Clifford, Prebbleton,  to Edward, son of Mr & Mrs Edwards --   lots more ---

Wedding write-up -  251
GREENHILL - CONDON - John William Greenhill to  Mary Cecelia, dau. of Mrs and late John Condon, of South Beach ----    more ---

Wedding write-up -  252,  252a
MYERS - BALLIN - Fay Clara, dau. of Mrs E.Crust  to  Elliott, son of Mr & Mrs John Myers, Wellington --- 
                             grandfather Mr B.Ballin -- lots more ----- 

Obituary - 254
SUTHERLAND - Alexander, died at Apia, Samoa,  this week    rep. in the Pacific Is.  of John Burns & Co.  ------

Hawera -  Obituary - 255
SYME - George, sen.  age 93,    a pioneer settler of Hawera,  for 54 years -- in 1880 acquired the Egmont Sash & Door factory --- 


Thursday 28 November 1929

Accidents -  156
BRADY - Mrs Margaret,  a widow --  age 72 -- died in her home at Southbridge  ------
EDEN - Mr E.F.  a storeman --  broken leg --  
SPEECHLY - Edward, of Timaru,  found dead --  age 85 --  an inquest will be held Friday.

Missing Man found -  258
BRETTELL - Montague Sloan,  missing since 19 Nov.   found in Dallington -----

Woodville -  259
DEW - Hubert Noel,  age 21  and
GOLDSACK - Leslie George Kiwi,  age 16 -- both drowned  while swimming --- 

Obiruary -  260
FORD - Mrs C.  b. Weedons,  sister of late Rev.John Dellow,  ----   buried Linwood Cemetery --  50 yrs involved
                        with  St. Albans Methodist Church,  ---  more ---

Obituary - 262
LYNN - Mrs Mary,  at Grey Hosp.  b. Tipperary,  came here about 45 yrs ago -- settled Greymouth -- married --
                            Mr & Mrs Lynn caretakers of Town Hall in 1906 --  no family ----

Auckland -  263
MOON - Mr M.H.  headmaster of Mangere East School,  has died --  age 54 --


Friday 29 November 1929
Accidents -  264
BROUGHAM - Charles John,  age 76 of Wanganui --  drowned --   married, an old age pensioner ---
CARLAW - William Munro,  age 9  son of G.O. Carlow, Auckland --  died ---accident  riding his bicycle
PIDGEON - Desmond, age 3  -- is improving -- accident at Okain's Bay -- 
GARRICK - Edward,  of --  been seriously ill is now getting better ---

Wedding write-up -  266,  266a
BUSCH - HENDERSON -
Beatrice Ann, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.T. Henderson  to  William Henry, son of Mr & Mrs W.H.Busch --- lots more ---

Dunedin -  267
CLEGHORN - James,  age 76,  formerly manager of Glendermid Tannery  has died -- 

Gift Afternoon -  269
GARDINER - Ada,  married shortly --  hostess Mrs Ted Gardiner, Purau. --    list of names ---

Handerchief shower -  270
GARDINER - Ada,  hostess Mr & Mrs Alex Gardiner -- at Purau --   marrying Mr W. Leslie --

Party at Halswell -  271
GIBBS - May,  marrying shortly --  more --

Kitchen party -  272
HALES - Corrie,  marrying early next month --  hostess Misses E & L. Robinson --- list of names --

Wedding write-up -  273
KENNEDY - ORSBOURN -
at Greymouth,  Rata, dau. of Mr & Mrs G.N.Orsbourn,  to Cyril, son of Mr & Mrs J.Kennedy, of Ru Ru ---  lots more ---

21st  Party -  274
Le PAGE - Miss Evelyn, dau. of Mr & Mrs H. Le Page  -- family gathering  ---  more ---  names ---

21st party -  275
Le PAGE  -  Evelyn,  --  at res. of Mr & Mrs W. Burrows,  ---      list of names ---

Gift Evening - 276
MILLS - Nancy,   at Lyttelton,  by Mrs Shepherd and Miss Gerda Shepheard --  names listed --

Wedding write-up -  277
ROBINSON - ANDERSON -
at Ashburton --  Ella Margaret, dau. of Mr G.Anderson  to  Robert, son of Mrs Robinson,  Ireland,  ---  lots more  ---

School of Art -  278,  278a
Long list of names 3 full columns ---  examination results  for Canterbury College  School of Art --  email for a copy.

Inquest -  279
STONE - Herbert Beattie, of Radley st, Woolston,  age 17 --  was killed ---  lots more ---


Saturday 30 November 1929
Funeral write-up  - 284
HULME - Mrs Frances Alice,  of New Brighton --  Bromley Cemetery --  pallbearers were
                                Messrs J. and T. Hulme, T.Hendry and C.S.Winney ---  list of names ----

21st Birthday - 285
LAVENDER - Barton, son of Mr & Mrs L. Lavender, ---  list of names ---

London Notes - 286
EDGINTON - Mr J.S.  arr. England -- under Government exchange  scheme for teachers  for a year ----
KALAUGHER - W.G.  1927 Rhodes scholar  and
PLATTS-MILLS - J.F. 1928 Rhodes Scholar  and
HOGG - T.W. a freshman --  all now in residence at Balliol College, Oxford,  all from Victoria University
MILLS - Sir James,  going on a trip to NZ to avoid English winter -- on maiden voyage of "Rangitata"
WHITE - Frederick,  of Wellington is now at St John's College, Cambridge ---  


Wedding write-up -  287
PEEK - COULTER - 
at Hornby,  Daisy Barbara, 5th dau. of late Mr & Mrs Thomas Coulter  to  Albert Horace,
                     son of Mr & Mrs A.J Peek, Linwood --  lots more ---

Wedding write-up -  288
PENLINGTON - HUTCHINS -  
on Wed. Gwendoline Eloise, dau. of Mr James and late Mrs Hutchins  to  Lawrence Charles, 
                    son of Mr & Mrs George Penlington ---  lots more ----

New Plymouth -  289
POLETTI - John,  was knocked down and killed ---   damages awarded ---

Shorthand examinations - 290
List of names of  people passing Pitman's exams from Digby's Commercial College ---  email for list of names ---

Inquest -  291
SPEECHLEY -  Edward, age 85,  res. of Timaru,  ---  Edwin Nevill Speechly, grandson ---   more ----

Kitchen Party -  292
STAFFORD -  Mabel,  at Vicarage, Lincoln,  --- list of names ---

Wedding write-up -  293,  293a
TAYLOR - BISMAN -
Nancy, dau. of late Mrs & Mrs Bisman  to  William Trevor, son of Mr & Mrs G. Taylor --     lots more ---

Death - 295
WOOD
-  Mrs Harriet, age 89,  last survivor of the passengers on the "Timandra"  arr. New Plymouth February 1842.

Shorthand examinations - 290
List of names of  people passing Pitman's exams from Digby's Commercial College ---  email for list of names ---

Ashburton Technical School Examinations - 294
list of names of those who passed in the evening classes ---  email for a copy ---

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
24 June 2013

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