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Friday  2 January  1942
Engagement  -  015
KEMPTHORNE HILL    ------


Saturday  3 January  1942

Diamond Wedding    -  CONWAY  -   019  and  020
Mr and Mrs E. Conway   (with photo)    ----   married at ---  Macdonald Town,  Sydney,  January 2nd  1882  ----  Mr Conway  born in London, in 1856  arrived with parents at Port Chalmers  in ship Scorsby  in October 1862,  ---  arrived Lyttelton  January 3rd 1863  ----   left for Australia in 1879  -- in 1884 returned  with wife and 2 children,  ---  Mrs Conway born in Australia  of Englkish parents ---    8 children,  4 are living  ---  25 grandchildren,   7 great grandchildren.----  Mr Conway has been a subscriber of the Press since 1885.

Obituaries  - 021 
BUCK 
   -   in Wellington ---Mr Horace John Buck --  age 65  son of Eli Buck,  (of Somerset,  England  came to NZ in 1842)   and Caroline Buck  of                                         Wellington.------    married Miss Charlotte REID  of Oamaru  in 1906.
HOPKINS   -   William Phelps Hopkins ---  .  in Auckland  --------


Monday  5 January  1942

Photos  - Casualties  -     024
Back row  -    L/Bdr S.A. BELL  son of Mr E.J.Bell,  -   wounded       Sgt  Basil BORTHWICK  son of Mr and Mrs J.C.Borthwick  -  missing
Middle row -    Pte J.S. BUXTON  - killed in action,  Cpl H. E. GOODLAND  -  killed in action
Bottom row -    Dvr C.L. COLLIE,  West Coast -  died of sickness,  Pte T.G. BURGESS  -  missing.

Engagements -  025
AYERS ------ to   KERMODE  ---------both of Ashburton
BROWN  ---    to   PAMMENT  -----  of Kumara

England  -  Death  -  Florence Lady WILLIAMS  -  026
-- of Florence Lady Williams,  widow  of Sir W.D. Campbell Williams  ---  one time Director - General of Medical Services  for the Australian Military Forces.  Lady Williams  a daughter of Mr Henry A. Severn  a civil engineer -------   employed  at Thames  by the Bank of New Zealand  -- after spending her early childhood in NZ  she was sent to London  to the care of her great-uncle  famous John Ruskin  ---   married in Melbourne  in 1881  and lived there till her husband's death in 1919.

Obituary  -  Mr J.W. HENDERSON  -   027
--Mr James William Henderson  of Karori,  ----  born in Scotland 84 years ago  --arrived in Wellington 1894  -----   more

 Death  -  Mr A. MORELAND  -  028
at Cambridge   of Mr Alexander Moreland  ----  age 79 --------    exhibitor at agricultural shows.


Tuesday  6 January  1942

Engagements  -  032
GUNDY  -----   to  CARR  -----  Palmeston North
INNES  ----Ashburton  to  RENNIE  ---- Kaiapoi
JONES    -- of Ashburton  to    NEELY  -----  Christchurch

Obituary  -  Gunner John ALLEN  033
Gunner John Thomas Allen,  killed in action  ---promising NZ  artist --- published in "The Press" --- son of Mr and Mrs A.C.Allen  of Palmeston North.
--------  lots more


Wednesday 7 January  1942

Obituary  -  Mrs J.A. McGRATH  -  038
---Napier  anoounces the death of Mary Geraldine McGrath  of Wellington ,  widow of Mr Joseph Albert McGrath  formerly Supertitendant of Police  ---  
Mrs McGrath   was  80 years old   ----  25th ann. to the priesthood of herFather  son Kevin McGrath   of Temuka  and was staying with her daughter 
Mrs N.J. McKAY,  of Waipawa  at time of her death.

Engagement  -  039
PRICE  ----  Auckland    to    LECKIE  of St. Andrews,  South Canterbury

Obituary  -  040
BOON
  -  Mr H.C.  -- in Wellington  of Mr Harold C. Boon  at age 31 years    --like his father he was a prominent rifle shot.   ----------


Thursday  8 January  1942

Obituary  -  GEDDIS  043
---  in Wellington last week of Mrs Hannah Elizabeth Geddis,  widow of Mr J.M.Geddis  ------  was a daughter of late Mr and Mrs J.B. Jackson  of Auckland  was married in 1882 -- survived by 2 sons and 4 daughters.

Auckland  -  100 years old - PARKER  -    044
Mrs Mary Parker  of Devonport  celebrated her 100th birthday  on Christmas Day  ---  birth recorded on marriage cert  as December 25th 1842----- 
on the eastern side of of Waiheke Island    -- parents came from County Cork------   family of 12 sons  and  daughters,  7 living  5 great great grandchildren
 -----  more

Obituary  -  JOHNSON    -  045
occurred in Hamilton  of Mr William Plummer Johnson,  son of late Captain R.H.Johnson  --- owned brigantines  trading to Britain,  australia  and the Pacific Islands ----    became an intimate friend of Richard John Seddon  ------  lots more

Obituary  -  046
WATSON  -  Mr Thomas Henry Watson  of Invercargill  ----   lots more

Obituary  -  047
HOUGH 
- --- Auckland lawyer  Mr A.A. Hough -----  died at his home  at Devonport  -----  


Friday  9 January  1942
Engagements 051
DUNLOP   - Sister NZANS  ------   to   YOUNG  -------
DOLPHIN  (Ashburton) ---------   to    BRADFORD ---------  (Ashburton)  

Wedding  -  052
HULBERT  - MAXWORTHY
  -  Miss Pamela Hulbert,  daughter of Jack Hulbert  and Cicely Courtneidge  was recently married  at St Peter's Church, Tenwin,                         England  to Mr Timothy Maxworthy


Saturday  10  January  1942

Obituary  -  LAWRENCE  057
--- Mrs Ethel Kathleen Lawrence,  wife of Mr J.W.K.Lawrence  ----------  born in London  in 1881 --  came to NZ  shortly after her marriage in 1909 
and ever since lived in Christchurch -----  survived by husband, 1 daughter  Miss Barbara Lawrence  and 2 sons  -----

Engagements  -   058
COLLINS  ----  of Prebbleton   to  CROSSEN  ------  Brookside
FAIGAN  -----  of Dunedin  to   SHANKLAND  ----   Rangiora
WRIGHT  -----  of Hawarden   to  QUICK ----   Auckland

Inquest  -  Westport  -  059
WILLIAMSON  -  
---  into the death of Sydney Williamson,  gold-washer,  died at Addison's Flat  between Tuesday and Thursday  ----------

Death of Inventor   -   GRINDELL-MATTHEWS 060
--on September 11th   1941   of Mr H. Grindell-Matthews  known throughout the British Isles  as the death-ray genius --- research scientist  of notable achievements ----  only known relative  is Mr A. Grindell,  Valley Road,  Gisborne   ----  


Monday  12 January  1942
Obituary  -  KEDDELL 064
---  Miss Mary Patricia Keddell  ---   daughter of late Mr Phillip and Mrs keddell  ----   was 20 years of age  was a grandaughter of Mr and Mrs Walter Moore  and late Major Jackson Keddell  formerly of Oamaru  --------more -----  funeral leaving home of Mrs Keddell brother  Mr J.H.A. Moore  for the Bromley Cemetery ------

Engagements  -  065
COOKE  -----  to    MURRAY  -----   of Nelson
TROTT  -----   of Lake Tekapo   to   MAGNUS   -----   of Mayfield  -----

Wellington  -  066
THOMPSON
  -  an old-age pensioner  Thomas James Thompson,  single,  ----   knocked down by a tram-car  in Kilbirnie    --- died in hospital.


Tuesday  13 January  1942

Engagement  -  070
JONES  ----   to   JOHNSTON  -----  of Christchurch


Wednesday  14 January  1942
Pending Wedding -  073
KNIGHT  -  Miss Aileen Knight,  who is soon to be married -----    is Nurse inspector  for the Health Department,  will after her marriage make her home in
                        Palmeston North.  ---------

Engagement  -  074
STALKER  ----  of Woodend  to  CALVERT  ----   Christchurch
ARMSTRONG   ----of Cambridge     to   WILLIAMS  ---  Christchurch.

Obituary  -  BECCONSALL  -  075
--- Mr John Becconsall ----  occurred at Christchurch on Sunday ----   one of the oldest and best known members of the St John Ambulance Brigade
 -----  ----In 1908  he came to New Zealand  ----   returned to England ---    early in 1913  he returned to NZ --------    a long column  ----

Deaths   -  076
BARTON
  - Mr Herbert A. Barton  for 20 years  secretary of the Gisborne harbour Board --was born in Kumara,  Westland  lived in Gisborne  in 1891.
MARTIN  - Mr Edward Burgess Martin ----   age 73 years,  was one of the best known horticulturists  in the Nelson district. ------  more

Auckland  -  076
McLEAN  -  Mr Jack McLean, ---  was born at Rakaia,  and for 8 yrs was stationed  at Washdyke.  ----transferred to Auckland in 1927 ------ is survived by his                     widow and 4 children.  -----

Obituary  -  GRAY  077  &  078
---in Wellington  -- of Mr James Dunbar Gray ----  late 1919 he was made secretary of the Dept. of External Affairs  -----  In 1921 Mr Gray transferred to the Cook Islands Admin. ----   until his retirement in 1927.

Photo  - 079
HOPKINS 
-  Private J.J.


Thursday  15 January  1942

Obituary  -  Auckland  -  Rev. JOUGHIN 082
A veteran minister and former president of the NZ methodist Conference,  Rev Thomas Alfred Joughin,  died recently-----  came to NZ in 1880  at age 17----  survived by his wife, 1 son and 3 daughters.

Wellington  -  BALK  083
Death occurred in Wellington  of  Mr Oscar Balk,  well known in commercial circles in Dunedin as principal of firm of Messrs Wilson, Balk and Company Ltd.  ----  foundation member of Otago Tramping Club ------   more

Wellington  -  084
JOHNSON 
-  --- death occurred of   Mr Alexander Johnson,  aged 78  --------  

Wairoa  -  HARRISON  085
--------  William Harrison,  aged 46, a married man  with 4 children  was killed instantly. -----  Edward MOETU  who was travelling with him 
suffered head injuries -------

Auckland  -  086
SHORT  -  William Short  aged 10  a son of Mr J. Short,  of Mangere,  died today  -------

Accident  -  087
ARCHER 
Mrs Flora Archer,  aged 67,  of St Martins -----   with a fractured right forearm ----  


Friday 16 January  1942
Deaths  -
THOMPSON
  -  090 ---  death of Mrs Thompson,  wife of Dr G.E.Thompson,  professor in modern languages at the University of Otago  --------
SCOTT  091  ---  Mrs Scott,  wife of Mr J.W.Scott,  of Kawaha Point.  --- was daughter of late Mr William Alfred BUTT -------

Engagements  -  092
CROSS ----  of Waikuku     to     JAMES   of Sefton  -----
THWAITES ----    to     BLACK  ----  Auckland.

Auckland  -  Obituary  -  MACKENZIE 093
---  medical men,  Dr kenneth Mackenzie,  died ------  a son of Sir Thomas Mackenzie,  former Prime Minister of New Zealand -----  he was born in London in 1885-----  married Miss Flora Macdonald,  only daughter of Rev James Alexander Macdonald of Castleton,  in 1913  he is survived by his widow, 1 son and 3 daughters,  4 brothers,  Dr Bruce Mackenzie,  Sir Clutha Mackenzie,  and Messrs David and Cusack Mackenzie  who are farmers in the South Island.  ------

Obituary  -  GILKISON  -   094
--- Mr Robert Gilkison, ------ author of Early Days in Central Otago,  Early Days in Dunedin,  and the Law of Goldmining in NZ, ---  was in his 80th year 
born in Glasgow,  nephew of James HOGG  ----  the Ettrick Shepherd.   arrived in Dunedin  in 1879 -----   remained in practice till 1920 -----------------------  survived by his wife, 1 daughter and 3 sons -------


Saturday  17 January  1942

Engagements  -   098
BASSETT  ---  of Wanganui   to   MURLY  ----  of New Brighton
DAVIS   --- of Thorndon  to   HOULTON ------   of Opawa.
DUCKWORTH   ----  to    VINCENT  -----  
BOYES ---  of Glentunnel  to  McDOWELL  ----  Christchurch
ROLLINSON  ----  of Sefton  to   MONTGOMERY  ----  Rangiora
DALZIEL  ----  of Rangiora   to  ROBERTS  ---  
RICE  ----  to  HILDYARD  ---  of Nelson
BOWMAN  ----  of Ashburton  to    WILLIAMS  ----  of Timaru.


Monday 19 January  1942
Obituary  -  Auckland  -  WOOLLAMS  -   102
born on Kawau Island in 1847  -------  Mrs Mary Woollams died ----  a daughter of Captain James NINNIS,  last surviving member of 11 daughters. ---
Her father arrived at Kawau in 1846  in the ship Augustine   ------   Mrs Woollams married  in the late 60's,  her husband died 61 years ago  she leaves
a family of 5 children,  including Mr Frederich G. Woollams  of Tauranga,  11 grandchildren  and 14 great grandchildren.

Dunedin  -  103
BRICKNELL  
-  --- Mrs R.W. Bricknell,  editor of the women's page of the "Evening Star"  -----

Obituary  -  104
RICHARDS 
-    death has occurred at Levin of Mr Herbert James Richards,  aged 80  ----   


Tuesday  20 January  1942
Engagement  -  107
LAMB  --- of Timaru  to  ARMSTRONG ---   of Cashmere Hills.


Wednesday  21 January  1942
Christchurch  -  111
LETHABY 
-  Diane lethaby,  aged 12 mths -----   was admitted to hospital  -----  condition reported to be satisfactory.

Hamilton   -  Drowning  -    112
JEW
  -----  developing cramo while swimming  in the Waikato River,  Miss Patricia Veronica Jew,  aged 22,  eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs G.H.Jew,  Hamilton, 
Photos  -  113
Air training Corps Officers  -   A.W. BROWN,      G.E.M. KEYS,      D.W. RUSSELL,    R.G.LUND,   

Wellington  -  Death  -  114
GENTLES
  -    ---Miss Lilla Hazel Gentles  ----     well known to merchants in Wellington as secretary of the NZ National Creditman's Association Ltd. ---------

Photo  - 115
COLEMAN
  -  Captain D.F.Coleman  of Amberley,  who was mentioned in dispatches  during campaigns in Greece and Crete.

Photo  -  116
GRAY  -  Captain W.G.Gray  who was reported missing  believed prisoner of war  has now been mentioned in dispatches.

Photo  -  117
SMITH 
-  Sergeant L.G.Smith,  of Doyleston  who was reported missing and was mentioned in dispatches.

Obituary  -    Palmeston North   -   ABRAHAM 118
Mr Richard Slingsby Abraham  aged 90  chairman of Abraham & Williams Ltd.  ---  born in  South Wales in 1851  son of Rev T.E.Abraham  rural
Dean of Suffolk -----   arrived in New Zealand in 1874  ------   

West Coast  -  drowned    -  PETTIGREW  -  119
---in company of   Charles W. Anderson,  George Pettigrew set out on Friday on a prospecting trip ----   near Reefton ------    aged about 70 Mr Pettigrew
is well known  ---  one son Mr James Pettigrew lives at Reefton,  2 married daughters ----    Mr Tom Pettigrew  of Reefton is a brother

Burnham Camp  -  burns  -  PERCY 120
Charles William percy  aged 19 ----    suffering burns on arms and legs  -- condition reported satisfactory  last night.  His home address is George St, Dunedin.


Thursday 22 January  1942
Christchurch  -  SISSON  -  117a
the death of a fruit farmer who was suffocated by ammonia fumes  -------------was Ernest Alfred Sisson,  aged 63  ------  died December 10th last, 
son  of John Alfred Sisson -----

Christchurch  -  Drowning  -  O'DANIELS  -  118a
Trevor John O'Daniels,  8yr old son of Mrs Ina Margaret O'Daniels --- was accidently drowned   ------   Ivy Eileen DAVIS,  a married woman  who made an effort to rescue O'Daniels ------------

Inquest  -  119a
RIWAI 
-  ---  Roger Ruea Riwai,  aged 4, fell from the roof of his home  and later died while an anaesthetic was being given  ------  lots more

Inquests  -  120a
QUARTERMAIN
  -  0William Quartermain,  aged 78,  retired  ---  died  -------  
SHEPHERD  -  -----  death  on December 10th of Jane Shepherd,  a widow,  aged 77  of Kaiapoi.
JONES  -  Hollice Morris Augustus Earl Jones, a married woman,  aged 53 ------       

Photos  -   121
Casualty Lists  -  
D.A.SOUTER,      A.H.SIBLEY,       T.S.FINNERTY,        S.C. WELSFORD,     Kenneth COAKLEY,        D.N.POTTS,       D.E.W.CLARK,  C.W.WOODHAM,        R.E.STANLEY,         Stanley T. GIBSON,  


Friday 23 January  1942

Engagement  - 124
HANNAN  ----  of Ashburton  to  PRATT  ----  of Arundel.

Auckland  -  Death  -  NEILL  -125
Mrs Agnes Neill, -- died recently  age 90,  Mrs Neill  was born in ireland,  arrived with her husband in Lyttelton, on the Carisbrooke Castle  68 years ago.
 --- settled in Auckland in 1876  celebrated their diamond wedding some years ago.  -----  lived in the same house for more than 60 years.

Inquest  -  THOMSON 126
----  death due to a gunshot wound  ----on John Reeves Thomson, a farmer,  aged 45 years -----  at Hanmer Springs  on January 2nd  -------

Obituary  - Taranaki   -    SPURDLE 127
on the eve of a reunion to commemorate the 100th ann. of the Spurdle family ---  Mr Frederick Spurdle  ---- died this week  age 67,  was the youngest son of Oliver Spurdle,  eldest son of William & Sarah Spurdle ----   came to NZ by Timandra,  24 February 1842.    ------  lots more.


Saturday  24 January  1942
Engagements  -  131
HUBBARD  ----  to     MACKEY  ----   of Hawke's Bay.
McCALLUM  ----  of Whakatane  to   ANDERSON  -----  of Christchurch
LODGE  -----  of Le Bons Bay   to    O'DONNELL   ---  Christchurch.
STEVENS ---  to   SCHMIDT  ------

Photos    -  Casualty Lists   -   132
Douglas Lester BIRDLING,          Robert C.ASHBY,        Charles A. COOK,          T.S.DAVIDSON,           N.SMITH,         Colin M.LOGAN, 
A.E.DIEHL,          Hutton KROGH   

Gore  -  Drowning  -  WILLIAMS  -  134
Mrs Evelyn Howard Williams,  aged 32,  wife of Second-Lieutenant David Williams   of Otane, Hawke's Bay  ----------  at the home of her father Mr George Pinckney,  Glenaray Station,  Waikaia  yesterday ---  ----Mrs Williams was married 3 months ago.

Ashburton  -  collision  -  HODGES,  SHEA  - 135
3 children were injured in a collision between a car and a cola lorry at Ashburton yesterday. Patricia Hodges  aged 10--------  and John Shea  aged 6
and Kathleen Shea  aged 4 and a half.  ---- condition  reported to be satisfactory last night

New Plymouth  -  Car falls on railway line  -   MARSHALL  - 136a
--- car driven by Mr E.R.Marshall a vet,  of Hawera,   ----   only occupant of the car  suffered a broken collar bone  -------

Christchurch  -  Accidents  - 136 and 137
RUMP  -    Arthur Ernest Rump,  aged 38  a welder,  -----suffered burns,  --------  condition satisfactory.
FULLWOOD  -  Mary, a married woman,  aged 58,  fell,  -------
LAWRENCE  -  Henry  aged 66,  crushed between 2 trams,  -----  is satisfactory.

Obituary  -  Greymouth  -   TENNENT  - 138
---Mr David Tennent  J.P.  ----age 72,  native of Motherwell, Scotland,  ---  came to NZ by Embleton,  landing at Port Chalmers  in 1883.  ---
went to Brunner,  ---------  wife was a daughter of Mr William Blair,  survived by 2 daughters  Mrs H. Hooper,  Miss E.K.Tennent,  1 son, 
Mr Blair Tennent,  Palmeston North.   1 son killed in the Great War.


Monday 26 January 1942
PRIESTLEY  -  103 years  - 142
--- Mrs Jane Priestley  celebrated her 103rd birthday last week.  ---------  her father died at 103.

Auckland  -  Death  -  142a
WALKER  -  ---in her 86th year  Miss Mary Jane Walker ----     more

Engagement  -  143
ELFORD  ----  to     WILLIAMSON  ---  Cromwell.

Obituary  -  THOMSON 143a
Miss Georgina Thomson  --- connected with early history of Canterbury. --daughter of late Mr William Thomson , a Scotsman,  arrived in Lyttelton in 1853  occupied a seat in the House of Representatives as member for Avon  1863 - 65  Miss Thomson  born in Papanui, -----  lived with her brother late Mr J.J.Thomson who presented Thomson Park to the city  ----------  only surviving member of her family is  Miss Alice Thomson,  2 sisters  and 4 brothers predeceased her. 
Mrs Ollivier and Mrs Pasley (Napier)  ---------

Obituary  -  MATSON  -  144 and 145
Mr Leicester Matson ----  one of the ablest auctioneers in the country  ------  born in Papanui  in 1869,  was 3rd son of J.T.Matson --------  joined staff of his uncle Mr David Thomas  at Ashburton -----  lots,  lots  more,  ---------in 1896 he married Miss Daisy ALLAN  she died 18 years ago,  ---   in 1925  Mr Matson married Miss L.Mortimer  of Sydney,  who survives him.


Tuesday  27 January  1942
Obituary  -  ADAMS  -  148
Mrs Margret Adams,  widow of Hon Mr Justice Adams  died in her sleep  ---------  was in her 76th year  -- daughter of late Mr and Mrs John Boyd pioneer settlers at Tapanui,  West Otago.  and was 1st white child to be born there  ---  after her marriage in 1887 lived in Dunedin --- --- survived by  2 daughters - 
Mrs A.W.Stuart,  of Sydney,  Mrs Crosby Morris  and 2 sons  Messrs F.B.Adams, (Crown Solicitor, Dunedin)  Mr H.S.Adams, 
who carry on the firm of Adams Bros.

Engagements  -149
TOOHEY  ---   to  PEPPER  ---  
COPSEY ----   to   BURROWS  ----
RUMSEY ---   to  HOPWOOD ---  
MURFITT    --- to  MORRIS  ----  
WALKER ---  to   MATHESON ------- of Timaru

Funeral  write up  - 150 
MATSON 
Leicester    ----   lots more ---------

Death    -   151
BUSSELL
  -  Sarah,  aged 55 years was killed instantly  ------  run over by a rail-car ------

Accidents  - 152
NEILL  -  Maureen Rose,  aged 12 years  ------  to be satisfactory
JESSOP  -  C.A.  aged 38  of Te Aroha,  -   he died on Saturday night,  he leaves a widow and daughter.

Auckland  - 153
HOPKINS 
-  while attempting to help 2 children in difficulties  Richard Hopkins  aged 21  of Avondale, was drowned -----

Wellington  - 154
GAPE 
-  struck ----  Wellington - Napier express   --- Corporal A.J.Gape  aged 47  received injuries from which he died --------he was married with 3 children
BROWN  - Christchurch --live bomb practice ---member of Home Guard, ----Edward Leslie Brown,  aged 30 years  reported to be satisfactory.

Te Aroha  - 155
BANCROFT
  -  Mr Luther Bancroft,  aged 43  of Paeroa, after a mineral bath  ------  died  --- leaves a widow and 3 children.

Auckland  -  inquest  -  KERR  and   CLARK -   156
---  deaths of Mrs O.T.Kerr,  aged 29  and Raymond Wallace Clark,  aged 30,  died from burns received,  when a motorcar burst into flames. --------------


Wednesday  28 January  1942 
Photo   -  Promotion in Indian Army  -  MENZIES   - 159
Allan William Menzies  to rank of 2nd Lieutenant,  was born in Christchurch 22 years ago and educated at Christchurch Boys' High School, ----   left New Zealand in June last year  and joined the Indian Army as an officer cadet.  He is at present serving with the Indian Royal Artillery.

Christchurch  -  160
PLUCK
  -  Barry James Pluck,  who was severley scalded -------- son of Mr and Mrs S.A.Pluck  of Cheviot ------ died -----   
BOOT  -  Maureen Rose  fell from a tree  aged 7  ------
KENNEDY  -  Patrick,  middle aged man  --fracture  of right ankle  --------


Thursday  29 January  1942
Obituary  -  FFITCH  -  164
Mrs Henry Ffitch ---- one of  very early colonists,  was born in Papanui in 1858,  She was the daughter of Mr George Dunnage  and granddaughter of Rev George Dunnage  the 1st vicar of Papanui.  A teacher by profession,  Miss Dunnage was one of the original staff of Christchurch Girls' High School,  in 1884 she married
Mr Henry Ffitch  of Oxford.  -------  

Engagement  -  165
MOORE  ----   of Hokitika   to  HYDE  ---  of Kaiapoi.

Sydney  -  BADGERY  -  166
---  death is announced of Mrs Badgery,  well known as Dorothy Wall,  author of childrens books  She was a New Zealander born and educated in Wellington -----  she was 48 years old.

Timaru  -  Inquest  -  168
ANGUS 
-  ---  Christine Anderson Angus,  aged 19  died on December 11th -------

Photos  -  casualties  - 169
Sergeant R.C.L.FOWKE,     of Christchurch   
Gunner G.J.HENDERSON of Halkett,  
Private H.M.UPTON  of Ashburton
Private J.R.BULMER  of Darfield.
Able Seaman H.J.WEST  of Kaiapoi
Able Seaman I.K.SIMPSON  of Kaiapoi.

Accidents  - 170
ALEXANDER  -  Noel Raymond Frederick  aged 34  killed by a train,  eldest son of Mr and Mrs S.Alexander,  of Lakeside
ROUSE  -  Harold Mervyn,  aged 25   fractured his right ankle  --------

Accidents -  171
CONNELLY  -  Patricia  aged 3 ---  knocked down ---by a lorry  ----   is  satisfactory
CORBETT  - Knocked down by a tram,   New Plymouth  -------  Annie  Corbett,  of Okato,    died in hospital  was 72 years  ------

Invercargill  - 172
CALDWELL 
-  a child Mary Caldwell  aged 6   of Edendale  was killed ----  


Friday  30 January  1942
Engagement  - 176
DOUGALL  ----   to   VAHRY  ------  of Auckland

Accidents   -    177
McCARTHY 
  -  Gordon  McCarthy  died from drowning at New Brighton beach. ------- lots more ----

Dannevirke  -  178
HESKETH 
-  -------inquest  of Lloyd Robert Hesketh,  farmer,  aged 39,  single man.  of Mangatoro  -------  he had no relatives in the Dominion.

Accident  -  Wellington  -  SIMMONS  and  ROWELL  -  178a
----  by 2 schoolboys  ----  Roy Simmons  and Raymong Rowell ---  both reported to be serious

Obituary  -  WASHBOURNE 179
Mr Herbery Cecil Washbourne,  who died last week  ----  known in the Ellesmere district  ----  3rd generation of family  to farm ----  taken up in 1853  by his grandfather Mr Henry John Washbourne  who arrived from Gloucestershire in Sir George Seymour ------   survived by widow   (formerly Miss Rubina LONG) whose family arrived by (Sir Edward Paget)  by 4 sons and 2 daughters.  eldest son Herbert is a member of Air Force.

Obituary  -  180
FOREMAN
  -  ----  Mr H.A. Foreman,  of Tikorangi,  near Waitara.   he was 61 years old  3rd son of Mr J.W.Foreman, a pioneer,  ------  more ----


Saturday  31 January  1942
Engagements  -  184
McKAY  ----   of Dunedin,   to    CALLISTER  -----  South Canterbury
NETTLETON  -----  to   SMYTHE ----  of Auckland
BATHURST  ----   of Ashburton  to    KENDON,  ----  of Westport
HOLTON  ----  of Cheviot,  toBUTLER-JONES  -----  of Sydenham, England
BROWN ----   RNZAF Drem, Scotland    ---   to   SMITH ----   
EASTGATE  -----  to  BRIDGEWATER  ----  
JOHNSON  ----  to   LAURIE ------- of Wellington

Accidents  -  185
McLEAN  -  Donald,  of Duvauchelle, ----- aged 53  ------ injury to eye ------ condition satisfactory
BORMAN  -  Richard,  aged 18, clerk,  burns to hands  -------    
MORAN  -  James  aged 18  a grocers assistant-------  burns

Fatality  -  Palmeston North  -  186
DURRANT  -  Maurice J. Durrant,  of Wanganui  was drowned  ------    

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
15 December  2007

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