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New Zealand Free Lance 15 March 1950
Christchurch Star-Sun  -  20 March 1952 
Christchurch Star-Sun  -  18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 28 January 1954
Christchurch Press  -  20 February   1957


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New Zealand Free Lance  15 March 1950 
Photo -  wedding -  002
SMEDLEY - BROWN - Harold (Englishman)  to Beryl dau. of Mr & Mrs H.J.Harley brown, Wellington
     attendants: John Miles,  Helen Harley Brown, Stephen Miles,  Barbara Ferguson.

Photo - 003
FLEMING - Nancy,  1st NZ'er to play in All-England badminton championships,  this Wellington sportswoman intends
                    staying on after the tournament and will compete in the lawn tennis championships at Wimbledon in June.

Photo - Engagement - 004
PATERSON - MILLWARD - Jean, dau. of Mr & Mrs Alan Millward  to Alexander,
                     son of Mr & Mrs Stronach Paterson, Wellington.  ---------

Photo - Engagement - 005
SMITH - CARSON -  Shirley, dau. of Mr & Mrs M.A.Carson, Wellington  to Geoffrey,
                        son of Mr & Mrs F.G.Leslie Smith, Horsham, Sussex.   -------  more ----

Wedding -  006  & 007
MURRAY-AYNSLEY -  GRAY -  Diana, dau. of Mr & Mrs W.Gray, Wellington  to  Francis, son of late
                        C.P. Murray-Aynsley and Mrs Murray-Aynsley, Eketahuna --  Mrs A.R.Martin,  Palmerston North, 
                    Marcia Wilkinson,  Taradale and Janet Russell, Wanganui, were matron of honour and bridesmaids. --- more ---

Wedding - 009
MACKINTOSH - FLOOD - at Christchurch,  Venus Clare, dau. of late P.S.Flood and of Mrs Flood, New Brighton,  to  John Gordon,
                        son of Mr & Mrs D.A.Mackintosh, Wellington,    ---  sister Mrs A,Cromie, as matron of honour, 
                            Jean Mackintosh and Ethne Caughney bridesmaids.   ---  more ----

Wedding -  010
CONNOR - SCORGIE - at Dunedin,  Pat, dau,. of Mr & Mrs Ralph Scorgie, of --- Omakau  to  Dougal,
                     son of Dr & Mrs John Connor,  Ashburton. 

Wedding -  011
GLENN - STOUT - at Wellington,  Anna Margaret, dau. of Mr & Mrs J.Logan Stout,  (granddaughter of of late Sir Robert & Lady Stout)
                     to Dr Earle, son of Mr & Mrs George Glenn,  Wanganui,  wedding next Saturday ----

Betrothal -  012
GERARD - BUCHANAN - Shirley, dau. of Mr & Mrs Ian Buchanan,(Christchurch)  to  Barry,  son of Mr & Mrs Gerald Gerard, --
                        Hororata  and nephew of R.G.Gerard, M.P.    Shirley is a top skater and won honours in Australia, last year.

Beverley Evans
9 December 2013
Christchurch NZ

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Christchurch Star-Sun  -   Thursday 20 March 1952
Births  031
HORAN - on 13 March at ---- -  a daughter
MacLACHLAN -  on 18 March at ----  a son.
MACREADY - on 18 March at ----  a daughter.
McGUINNESS - on 19 March at ----   -  a daughter
MILLIGAN - on 18 March at -----  a daughter
O'KANE - on 19 March at --  -  a daughter,  stillborn.
PATE -  on 20 March  at ---  -  a daughter
PHILLIPS -  on 20 March at ---  -  a son.
SEALBY - on 20 March at ---   -  a son.
TAYLOR -  on 20 March at --  -  a daughter

Deaths  -  031
DAVIDSON - on 20 March at Timaru,  William,  -- -Kincardinshire, Scotland, aged 55 years  ---- 
ERWIN -  on 19 March at Dunedin,  Mildred Ruth,  ---  wife of John Desmond Erwin,  --- mother of ---   
ERWIN - Mildred Ruth,  ---  dau. of Mr and Mrs G. Cade, Christchurch,  and ---  sister  of   ---------
HAMILTON - ,  Roberton, on 20 March at --  hus. of Alma V. ---father of ----aged 66 years.    Lawn Cemetery.
JONES - on 27 Feb. at Bournemouth, England,  Ella, ---- sister of   -----
PONINGHOUSE - on 19 March,  at --  Irene Ann,  --- dau.  of    --sister of ----   aged 4 and half years. ------

In Memoriam  -  031
JENNINGS -  Florance May (Fluff)  died 20 March 1942 ----
KAY - John,  hus. of late Sarah,  died 20 March 1938  -----
MACKRELL - father ----   died 20 March 1950 ----
MORETON - Mum ---   died March 1937. ------
REGAN - son and brother ---   died 20 March 1945. ----
ROSSITER - Mother ----  died  20 March 1946 ----
SALT -  Nina Mary,  died 19 March  1947 ----
SULLIVAN - Margaret,  ----  died  20 March 1947 ---
WATTS -  Bill,  died 20 March 1945,  aged 19 also Hilary,  died 12 October 1948  aged 15 years.

Thanks  - 031
CALLAGHAN -  Mr and Mrs R.A.   wish to thank   -----
GILLPIN - Ethel Jane ---   sisters and brothers of late Jane  wish to thank -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
December 2010
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Christchurch Star-Sun  -  Monday  18 January 1954
Births 001
Briggs,  Croy,  Gallagher,  Hughes,  McCrone,  Neal,  Stanley,  Tomlinson,  Yardley.

Deaths002
CADENHEAD - William James,  on 17 Jan. at -- hus. of late Hazel, father of --  Linwood Crematorium --
CRAWFORD - Robert Douglas,  on 18 Jan. at -- hus. of late Ernestyne, MacKenzie, father of --
HOWARD - William Lewis,  on 16 Jan. at -- hus. of -- father of -- age 75.
LEE - Kate,  on 17 Jan. at -- wife of late William, (formerly of Brisbane, Aus.)   age 77f
POPE - Cyril Ernest,  on 17 Jan. at -- hus. of --  father of -- Bromley Cemetery.
SMITH - Coralie Ethel,  on 17 Jan. at -- wife of -- mother of -- age 42.
WILLIAMSON - Lily Esther,  on 16 Jan. at -- Cheviot, wife of --  mother of --  age 60.  Homeview Cemetery.

In Memoriam003
BOBY - Pop,  on 18 January 1950 --
BRADSHAW - Trevor,  -- on 17 January 1953.
CHAMP - Susan,  on 18 January 1953 --  (4 notices)
FITZGIBBON - James, -- on 18 January 1952.--
MERRIN - Nell,  on 18 January 1950 --
PICKETT - Mary,  on 18 January 1951.


Christchurch Star-Sun   -  Tuesday 19 January 1954

Births004
Constable,  Davidson,  Genet,  Hughes,  Johnson,  Murray,  Rutledge,  Topp,  Vincent.

Deaths - 005
CADENHEAD - William James,  on 17 Jan. at -  -brother of --
CRAWFORD - Ruth, on 19 Jan. -- wife of late Stewart,  mother of -- Lawn Cemetery --
DANIEL - Matilda Margaret,  on 18 Jan. at -- wife of -- mother of -- Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
DRAKE - Christina Helen,  on 17 Jan. at -- Dunedin,  dau. of --  sister of --  age 37.
GARDNER - George Henry,  on 18 Jan. at -- hus. of --  father of -- son of -- age 43 -- 
WILSON - George Henry,  on 18 Jan. at Waimate,  hus. of --  father of --  age 40  Waimate Cemetery.

Roll of Honour - In  Memoriam - 006
MILLER - Flying Officer Frank Reid Miller,  R.A.F.  on 19 Jan. 1945.

In Memoriam 007
ADAMS -  son on 19 January 1952.
BETTY - Ivy Maud, on 19 January 1953 --
JAMES - William James,  on 19 January 1953 --
KEENAN - Vera,  ---
NEWTON - John Bartlett,  on 19 January 1949  also Gran,  on 15 March 1951. 
PEEK - Fred,  on 19 January 1947, 
YORK - Lizzie,  on 19 January 1945.

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Christchurch Star-Sun  
Wednesday 20 January 1954

Births -  008
Brake,  Campbell,  Hecker,  Hughes,  Lineham,  Saint Merat,  Spencer,  Stowell,  Troon.

Deaths - 009
BERTRAM - Helena,  on 16 Jan. at -- wife of late James, mother of -- Lawn Cemetery
DONALD - Lottie Winifred,  on 18 Jan. at  -- Wellington, mother of -- wife of late Kames Welch,  age 73 --
DUNLOP - Betty,  on 18 Jan. at Dunedin,  dau. of --  age 37 --
JAMESON - Sidney Edward,  on 19 Jan. at -- hus. of late Katherine,  age 73 --  Lawn Cemetery --
LEE - Marion Reid,  on 19 Jan. at -- sister of --  Little River Cemetery.
McNEIL - Thomas Chalmers,  on 19 Jan. at -- hus. of -- father of -- Canterbury Crematorium --
SARGEANT - Frederick Atkin,  on 19 Jan. at --  son of ---  brother of -- grandson of --aged 21 Bromley Cemetery.
TENCH - James Berkeley, on 19 Jan. at --  hus. of --son of late Anthony  & Agness, - Bromley Cemetery

Funeral Notice  - 010
McNEIL, Bro. Thomas Chalmers,  --  tomorrow ---

In Memoriam011
WARD - Minnie Morrin,  on 20 January 1951 --
WINTER - Randolph Stokes,  on 20 January 1946 ---


Christchurch Star-Sun   Thursday 21 January 1954
Births -   012
Barker,  Bennett,  Jennings,  Lynskey,  Quartly, Storer.

Deaths
013
AGGASSIZ - Ruby Constance,  on 21 Jan. at -- wife of -- mother of -- Canterbury Crematorium.
JEFFREY - Bertha Ellen,  on 20 Jan.  wife of late John,  mother of -- Sydenham Cemetery.
LARAMAN - Lydia,  on 21 Jan. at -- Rakaia,  wife of -- mother of --  age 76. Rakaia Cemetery.
RUTHERFORD -  Mary,  on 20 Jan. at -- widow of Lord Rutherford of Nelson,  age 77,  
Canterbury Crematorium.
SMITH - William Alfred,  on 20 Jan. at --  hus. of,  father of -- Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
STOW - Harold Whitcombe,  on 21 Jan. at --  hus. of  father of --   
Canterbury Crematorium.
TURNBULL - Gertrude Ellen,  on 20 Jan. at --  wife of late Thomas,  age 81.

Roll of Honour - In Memoriam -
014
McKENZIE - Don, son of Sir John & Lady McKenzie,  ------

In Memoriam -
015
BIRTWHISTLE - on 21 January 1953 and on 1 April 1950 -- 
FLEMING - Mary,  on 21 January 1953
KEMP - mother --  12mths today --
MARDON - Agnes & Len,  on 21 January 1953   and 5 February 1953.
O'BRIEN - mother,  on 21 January 1953 --
SHAW - George Godfrey,  on 21 January 1953 --
WAIT - mother,  on 21 January 1943.

Golden Wedding
015
STEWART - NEAVE,  on 21 January 1904 ---

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Christchurch Star-Sun   Friday  22 January 1954
Births
017
Brown,  Dugan,  Egan,  Harper,  Hewson,  Howell,  Langridge,  Matheson,  Sloan.

Deaths
018
BURNAND - Cecil Leonard,  on 21 Jan. at -- brother of -- 
Canterbury Crematorium.
DOUGLAS -  Percy George,  on 19 Jan. at --  brother of ---
DRAYTON - Mark Stephen,  on 22 Jan. at -- son of --  Weedons,  brother of --  age 6 weeks ---
GRAHAM - James, on 22 Jan. at -- hus. of --  father of --  age 63 --   Lawn Cemetery --
KING - Janet Ellen,  on 21 Jan. ----
KIRKWOOD - Robert,  on 21 Jan. at Timaru,  hus. of --  father of --  Timaru Cemetery --
KOSKELA - Clarnece Alberts, on 28 Dec. 1953 at --  hus. of ---  daddy of -- 
MARSDEN - Annie Brooke,  on 21 Jan. at --  wife of late John Leonard, mother of -- 
PLANK - Arthur James,  hus. of -- father of --  Ruru Lawn Cemetery --

In Memoriam
019
FRASER - Catherine Maud,  on 22 January 1938 --
McDUFF - Archie Malcolme,  on 22 January 1946 --
PALMER - Stanley Edwards ,  on 22 January 1953 --
PALMER - Sam,  on 22 January 1953
RICHARDS - William John,  on 22 January 1953 --
WINTER - Randolph Stokes,  on 20 January 1946.


Christchurch Star-Sun  -  Thursday 28 January 1954
Births020
Falgar,  Horne,  Leigh,  McHugh,  Mintrom,  Stocker,  Taylor,  Truman,  Watson,  Zaleski.

Deaths 021
CLARKE - Holly Louise,  on 27 Jan.at -- wife of  --  mother of --
sister of --Canterbury Crematorium.
COOMBES - Hilary William,  on 27 Jan. at Nelson, -- brother of --   age 39 --
GARDER - Henry John,  on 26 Jan. at --Auckland, hus. of late Hannah, father of --
Canterbury Crematorium.
HENRY - Gertrude,  on 27 Jan. at -- mother of --
Canterbury Crematorium.
LEVERSEDGE - Rose Emily,  on 28 Jan. at -- wife of late William Charles,  age 86,  
Canterbury Crematorium.
PRATT - Arthur Ernest,  on 5 Dec. at Raetihi,  -- hus of -- son of late James, age 64.
PRICE - Ernest Arthur,  on 21 Jan. at --  hus. of -- interred at Featherston.
RICHARDS - Thomas Henry,  on 28 Jan. at Timaru,  hus. of --  father of -- age 63 --
SKEEN - Kate,  on 27 Jan. at --   mother of --
WALMSLEY - Edward Benjamin Macgregor,  on 28 Jan. hus. of --  brother of -- 
Canterbury Crematorium.

Roll of Honour - In Memoriam 022
LESLIE - Warrant officer Raymond,  -- on 28 January 1945 --

In Memoriam023
CHURCHER -  James, on 28 jan. 1953 --
PALMER - Ellen,  on 28 January 1941 --  and Thomas, on 24 Sept. 1944
PARKIN - Rex,  --  on 28 January 1951  age 21, killed on the Homer Saddle --
PEPPER - Robert Leigh,  on 28 January 1953 ---
SOUTHON - Brian,  on 28 January  1936, 
TURNBULL - Dad,  on 28 January 1951 --
YELLOWLEES - Grace,  on 28 January 1943 ---

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
10 November 2014

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Christchurch Press
 
  -   20 February   1957

Births - 103
Bailey,   Batty,  Bird,  Burnside,   Burrows,   Buwalda,  Cook, Grieve,  Griffiths,  Kemp,  Lawrence,  Lenihan
McKee,   O'Keefe,   Robinson,  Smith.

Golden Wedding103
BLAKELY - SPARROW -  on 20 Feb. 1907 at Dunedin,  Arthur Joseph Blakely, 4th son of late Mr and Mrs J.Blakely, Gimmerburn  to 
                            Frances Adelaide, dau. of late Mr and Mrs R.S.Sparrow, Dunedin.

Deaths  104
BLANCHE -  John William,  on 18 February at ---  hus. of Elizabeth Alice,  in his 86th year.  ----  Bromley Cemetery.
COWPER -  George Spencer,  on 19 February at --  hus. of Ruby Marion Dearsley ---- father of ---  
GILLON -  David John,  on 19 February, -- hus. of Winifred May,   in his 66th year.  ----
HAMPTON -  May,  on 17 February,  at I.O.W. England,  ----
HASTINGS - Captain William Charles,  (MBE)  on 19 Feb.  at --  hus. of Daisy, father of ---   ------
KUBALA - Roman,  on 19 Feb. at Gore,  -- brother of Tom,  Fred & Therese,  aged 85.

Funeral Notices  104
MARSH -  Elizabeth Esther ---   for the Waimari Cemetery.
ROSS -  William, ---   for the Sydenham Cemetery.
WOODHOUSE - Louisa Ellen ---  for the Linwood Cemetery.

In Memoriam  -  104
BAXTER -  Arch,  passed away  20 Feb. 1954 -----
BROOKS -  Henry William,  passed away  4 yrs today ----
STREETER -  Ernest Stephen,  --  passed away  20 Feb. 1953 ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 September 2012

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