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Miscellaneous  Newspapers  
1960  - 1969  



Christchurch Press  -  1 February 1960             Auckland Star  -  28 March 1961                Evening Star    -   3 October 1963
Christchurch  Press   -  31 January 1964          
Timaru Herald    -   16 July 1964               Timaru Herald    -   21 July 1969 
The Timaru  Herald  -    22 July 1969                Christchurch Star  -   22 July 1969            Christchurch Star  -   25 July 1969

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The Press  - Monday 1 February  1960 
Births -  001
Currie,  Daldorf,  Gibson,  Gough,  Gray,  Hall,  Kirton,   O'Donoghue,  Scantlebury,   Shepherd, 
                    Smith,   Steere,   Tibbots   Trousselot,   Wonnacott. 
 
Deaths -  002
ALABASTER -  Charles Chaloner,  on 31 Jan.  son of late John C.  and Mary A.  aged 60.
ANDERSON - John White,  on 30 Jan. -- hus of Edith,  aged 57 ------
BERGH -  Alfreda,  on 30 Jan.    dau. of late Catherine & Victor,  ---------- 
CANE - Violet Lena,  on 30 Jan. -- dau. of Evelyn Anne O'Leary,  sister of ----
COOK - Esther Ann,  on 1 Feb. wife of late Joseph,  mother of ----  
DAY -  Mabel Gertrude,  on 1 Feb. at --  wife of late Joseph Henry, mother of ----
GOULD - Clara Alice,  on 31 Jan. at --  mother of ----  in her 86th year
KEETLEY - Walter,  on 30 Jan. at ---  hus. of late Agnes, father of ---

Deaths  -  003
McKAY -  Eva Violet,  on 31 Jan. at ---   wife of late George, mother of ----
McKENZIE - Lewis Norman,  in his 61st year,  on 31 Jan. at Ashburton,  -- hus. of Martha,  --- father of ----
MURRAY -  Edith May,  on 30 Jan. at ---  wife of late John,  mother of ---  in her 81st year.
NICOLLE -  Sarah,  on 30 Jan. -- wife of late John Robert,  in her 92nd year,  ----
PENTECOST - Alfred John, on 31 Jan.  at Cobden, Greymouth,  ----
SIMMONS -  Thomas William,  on 30 Jan. -- hus. of Catherine Mary,  fatherr of --- 
WOODING - Mary  (Molly)  of Seddon,  on 31 Jan.  dau. of Mrs Mary McDougall,  sister of ----
WOODING -  Mary,  of Seddon,  wife of Reginald Bruce,  mother of  ----

In Memoriam  -  003
CARTER -  Ethel,  passed away 1 February 1949 ------
OLIVER -  Alice Lillious (Dot)  passed away 1 February 1955
McCAUSLAND -  Evelyn Ann,  passed away 1 February 1950 ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
6 September 2012


Auckland Star 
- Tuesday 28 March 1961
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Births -  004
Adams,  Cadwallader,  Davies,  Elsmore,  Fogarty,   Franks,  French,    Goodson,  Lowry,  
                      Metge,  Smith,  Steed,  Van Delden.

Ruby Wedding  -  004
MEEK - JELLEY,  on 28 March 1921 at --  Charles Edward, son of late Charles & Elizabeth  to  Gladys Hazel,  dau. of late John & Margaret ----

Silver Wedding -  004
HOPKINS - PRIOR - on 28 March 1936 at --  Clyde Donnelly, son of late Mr & Mrs W. Hopkins  to  Rona Hine, dau. of Mrs and late Mr T.Prior ---

Deaths  -  005
BARTLETT -  Bruce Roger,  on 27 March --- wee son of Anne & Roger ---
BRADLEY - Reginald Leonard,, on 27 March at ---  hus. of Clara, father of ----
COWIE - Robert Donald (Bob)  on 27 March (late Dunedin)  hus. of Isobel, father of ----
COWIE - Robert Donald,  --- son of late William & Margaret (Dunedin)  brother of -----
FLEMING - Mildred Ethel,  on 27 March ---  wife of late Norman,  mother of ----
HOBSON -  Robert George,  on 28 March ---- hus. of Muriel, father of ---
HOUGHTON - Reginald Gordon,  on 27 March --- hus. of Clare,  father of ----
McGEORGE - Lyall Edgar, 
MULVIHILL - Edward Joseph,  on 26 March --- hus. of Joy, father of ------
MUSAEUS - Henri,  on 17 March  at ---- hus of Nan ---  
SOMERSET-THOMAS - on 11 March  at Lymstone, Devon, England,  Edwyna Maria,  aged 69. dau of late
                                Professor William Edwin Somerset-Thomas  and late Mrs Agnes Somerset-Thomas of Auckland.
ZURCHER -  Lusia Albertina,  on 26 March --   wife of late John,  mother of ---- age 86


In Memoriam  -  006
EKMAN - Trevor Albert,  died 28 March 1960 ----- 6 notices
HUMBY -   died 28 March 1946 ----
KILLGOUR - Greata Mavon,  Mum  passed away 28 March 1960 ---
LAWLER - James Frances,  Dad ---  passed away 28 March 1953 ----

In Memoriam  - 007
MARSTERS - Busby Ngamoeroa,   ----  2 years ago
NEELEY - Lisie,  loved son  one year ago --
POWDRILL -  Arthur John,  passed away 27 March 1960 ---
ROSE - Joseph,  Joe,  passed away at Thames,  28 March 1960 --
SMITH - Walter,  ---  passed away ----
STEVENSON - Annie, Jim,  Richard,  mother died 28 March 1934, father,  10 Feb. 1958,  brother 11 April 1948
VUKOVICH -  Jozip,  hus.   died 26 March 1960  ------

Funeral Notices  -  007
COWIE -  R.D.   Prince of Wales Lodge -----
MUSAEUS -  Henri,  Thomas Austin Lodge 191  -----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
6 September 2012


The Evening Star  -  Thursday 3 October 1963
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Births  -  033
Bennett,   Burck,  Creighton,   Hastie,  Jury,  Lewis,    Riach. 

Deaths  -  034
BUNN -  on 3 October  at --- Ernest George, -- hus. of Jessie,  -- father of ---- only son of late George and Anna ---
CHURCHMAN -  on 2 October at --  Sadie, -- wife of late Albert -- mother of ---    funeral ---Sat.. 5th 10am  for the Anderson's Bay Cemetery.
COLLINS -  on 3 October at ---  John Edward, 1st NZEF.  -- hus of Ethel May,   -- father of ----   in his 78th year --- funeral Saturday  -----
COWIE - on 2 October at ---Marion Joy, -- dau. of Thomas & Marion Cowie, --sister of --- aged 12 years -- funeral ----for the Anderson's Bay Cemetery
GARLAND - on 2 October at Dunedin --- George, 15159, 1st NZEF  -- son of late Thomas & Jessie Garland,  --  funeral 4th for the Soldier's Cemetery
GRAHAM -  on 2 October at --  Elizabeth, -- wife of Ernest Pearson Graham, --- mother of ----   in her 80th year.  -----
JONES -  on 2 October at Dunedin,  Mary, -- wife of late J.J.Jones,  Ranfurly,  mother of ---    funeral Friday -- for the Ranfurly Cemetery.
McCAMMON - on 2 October  at Dunedin -- William, -- hus. of Janet Mitchell (Nettie) McCammon,  -brother of  --  funeral --  for the Anderson's Bay Cemetery
McCAW -  on 3 october at --- John, -- hus. of Bertha McCaw,  father of ---    aged 72, ---  funeral 5th  -----for the Anderson's Bay Crematorium.

In Memoriam  -   035
COCKBURN -  Dad ---  passed away 3 October 1949 -----
HOLMES -  Dad and Grandad -- passed away  3 October 1955 ----
MORRISON -  wife and mother ---  passed away 3 October 1961  -----
NOBLE - Alex,  brother,  passes away 3 October 1962  ------


Christchurch Press  -  Friday 31 January 1964
newspaper old and a bit yellow, not good photos
Births -  001
Ballantyne,  Boyce,  Cant,  Carr, Codman,  Hindson,  Kerr,  levington,  Lockhart,  McManus,  Selwood,  Silvester,  Taylor,  Uhr,  Wells,  Wilson.

Deaths -  002
DODDS - Henrietta Louisa,  on 29 Jan. --  mother of --  age 70   ----   Ruru Lawn Cemetery .
EVEREST - Mary Helen,  on 29 Jan. at Hamilton,  sister of  isobel Torrance.
FECHNEY - Denise Rosalie,  on 30 Jan. at Ashburton,  wife of --  age 32 --- Ashburton Cemetery.
FLAVELL - Ada Emma,  on 29 Jan. at --  wife of late Major Flavell, mother of -- age 88,  Linwood Crematorium
FORMAN - Francis Richard,  on 30 Jan. at -- hus. of late Sarah,   father of -- age 84 -- Linwood Crematorium.

Deaths -  003
HARRIS - Edward Batteille,  on 29 Jan. at --  hus. of --  Linwood Crematorium
MARQUET - Ethel Bolithe, on 29 Jan. at -- Dunedin,  wife of late George,   Andersons Bay Cemetery.
MARQUET - Ethel Bolithe,  sister of ----
McCARTNEY - Sydney Herbert,  on 29 Jan. at --  hus. of --  father of --  Kaiapoi Public Cemetery ---

Deaths -  004
MITCHELL -  Margaret,  on 30 Jan. at  Waiau,  wife of late William Niven,  mother of --  Waiau Cemetery.
McCONNELL -  Timothy Joseph,  on 29 Jan. at -- hus. of --  Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
OSTOYKE - Annie,  on 29 Jan. at --  age 56,----  Ruru Lawn Cemetery.

Deaths - 005
PAYTON - William Robert,  on 30 Jan. at --  uncle of -- age 80,  Memorial Garden Crematorium.
RAYNER - Thomas John, on 30 Jan. at -- hus. of late Amelia, --- Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
STEMPA - Hilda Mary,  on 30 Jan. at Palmerston N.  wife of --  mother of --  age 67 --Linwood Crematorium.

Deaths - 006
SYKES - Clement Harold,  on 30 Jan. at -- Amberley,  hus. of --  Balcairn Cemetery.
VELLA - Sister M. Stephen,  on 28 Jan. at Wellington,   dau. of -- sister of -- 
WATSON - Ruby (nee LODGE)  on 30 Jan. at -- wife of late George David, mother of --  Linwood Crematorium.
WILLIAMS - Maude Mary,  on 29 Jan. at -- wife of late Lewis Davies, mother of --  Linwood Crematorium
WOODHAM - Florence, on 28 Jan. at --  wife of late George Goodwin,  mother of --  Linwood Crematorium.

In Memoriam -  007
AYSON - Gordon Hugh, on 31 Jan. 1957 --
FREEMAN - John,  on 31 Jan. 1963 --
QUIGLEY - Francis, on 31 Jan. 1963 --
TAYLOR - Terry,  on 31 Jan. 1961

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
5 October 2014



The Timaru Herald  -  Thursday 16 July 1964
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26th  Wedding Anniversary  -  025
BIRD -    Mum and Dad ---

Engagement  -  025
SEW HOY  -  BLACK - Colleen Beatrice, dau of Mr and Mrs D.A.Black,  Invercargill   ----   to  Ronald Gilbert,  son of Mr and Mrs C.G.Sew Hoy,  Waimate

Births  - 025
Cotterell,     De Vries,   McKeown,   McNicholl,     Todd,

Deaths  -  025
COLVILL -  on 15 July at Waimate,  Christina Ethel Maude, -- wife of late Thomas Alexander  and mother of ----   in her 63rd year.
HANIFIN -  on 15 July at --  Cornelius, --- son of late Cornelius & Julia --brother of -- twin of late Patrick, in his 75th year.  funeral ----for Temuka Cemetery
JOHNSTON - on 15 July at Auckland,  Leslie Lionel,  -- son of  ---  in his 43rd year
MORAHAN -  on 14 July at ---  Catherine Teresa -- wife of late Patrick Joseph, mother of --- aged 81---- funeral --- Thursday  ---for the Clinton Cemetery.
PHILIP - on 14 July at Tauranga -- Robin Frank Lennis (Bob)  -- hus. of Rene and father of ---   aged 82 years --- funeral Friday ---- for the Tauranga Cemetery.

In Memoriam  -  025
ASHWORTH - John C.R. ---  passed away  16 July 1963 ----
BROCKET - mother ---  passed away 16 July 1957  at Timaru -----
HALL -  Stewart Robert,  husband and father --- passed away 16 July 1961 ---
STRATHERN -  William McGill,  passed away  16 July 1962 -----
TEMUERA - Paora (Paul)  passed away 16 July 1957  ----  wife Mere Ti.


The Timaru Herald  -  Monday  21 July 1969
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Engagements  -  027
CAMERON - WOODS - John Brent, son of Mrs D.V. and late Mr I.W.Cameron  to  Marilyn Anne, dau of Mr and Mrs A.E.Woods,  Pleasant Point.
GIDDENS - WOOFFINDIN - Judith Ann,  dau of Mr & Mrs J.Wooffindin  to  Russel Lawrence, son of Mrs E.O.Giddens, Auckland.

Births  -  027
Brosnan,   Heesemans,   MacKenzie,   Manson,  Ryan,   Stanway.

Deaths  -  028
BROWN -  Florence Elanor,  on 19 July at Geraldine,  wife of late Ambrose ----  mother of ----  funeral ----  for the Woodbury Cemetery.
FREEMAN -  Lily Elizabeth,  on 20 July at Christchurch,  -- wife of late Alfred,  mother of ----
JOHNSON - Harry,  on 19 July --  hus. of Edith  aged 69 ----    funeral tomorrow  ----  
McFARLANE -  Andrew,  on 19 July at  --Morrinsville, -- hus of Dorothy,  father of --- aged 60  ---- funeral  22nd---  for the Hamilton Park Crematorium.
MACDONALD -  James Hughie No 47459, 2nd NZEF. -- on 19 July ---- hus of Esther (Essie) --- father of --- aged 51  --- funeral----  for the Timaru Cemetery

Funeral Notice  -  029
MACDONALD -  James Hughie,  tomorrow ---   comrade No 47459

In Memoriam  -  029 & 030
DERBIE -  Dorothy Lilian,  sister ---- one year ago today ----
GLEDHILL -  Thomas,  -----
VALENTINE - Dorothea (Dolly) ---   passed away  21 July 1966  -----


The Timaru Herald  -  Tuesday 22 July 1969
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21st Birthday  -  034
BOWER -  

Birth  -  034
Lovegrove.

Deaths  -  034
FERGUSON -  Emily Grace,  on 21 July at ---  --- wife of late Joseph Huia ---- mother of ---- funeral --- tomorrow --- for the Timaru Cemetery.
LORIMER - Ian David,  on 21 July at --- Christchurch --  hus of Anne,  -- father of ---  in his 33rd year --- funeral tomorrow  -- for the Temuka Cemetery
LORIMER - Ian David,   son of Isabel & Jack Lorimer (Levin)  brother of ----  in his 33rd year ------
MACDONALD - James Hughie ---  late NZ Railways ---   on 19 July --  hus of Esther --   father of ----   funeral today ----  for the Timaru Cemetery
PATTERSON -  Cyril Robert,  on 21 July -- hus of Mary ---  father of ----  in his 60th year --  funeral tomorrow ---  for the Timaru Cemetery.
RUMBOLD - Ruby ----  on 11 July at Letchworth Hospital,  England, (while on holiday)  ----- friend of ----  Christchurch.

In Memoriam  -  034
SHAW -  Ernest James,  ---  passed away 22 July 1963 -----
WILLIAMS -  Greta,  dau. ---  passed away 22 July 1959 -----

Thanks  - 034
SCOTT -  Miss Nellie,  wishes to thank
BAKER - Mr E.  and Mr and Mrs E.Lucas,  wish to thank.   


The Christchurch Star  -  Tuesday 22 July 1969
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Births  - 055
Bennison,     BurridgeCoxCrofts,  Crossland,   Davis,   Dodd,    Emms, Melbourne ,    Jones,  Auckland ---    KrishnaPrebble.
Reilly,   Reynolds,   Walker,   Ward-- at Rangiora ---   Wright,  at Palmerston North ---

Coming of Age -  055
BODGER -  Ngaire Ann,  (nee Gare)  

Deaths  -  056
BALL -  Robert Reuben Edgar (Bob) -- on 22 July  -- hus of Edith,  ---   in his 80th year --- 
CAMPBELL - Gordon,  on 21 July ---  hus of Doris Louisa --   Ashburton,   --aged 62,    Ashburton Lawn Cemetery --
CHALMERS -  George,  on 19 July at Ashburton,  --hus of Agnes ----  in his 81st year ---
DAY - Eliza Margaret,  on 21 July,  -- wife of late Bert,  -----in her 87th year ------
FAHEY - Edward Vincent (Ted)  on 21 July ----- son of late Patrick and Martha Fahey, Little River,  ----   Memorial Park Cemetery
FERGUSON - Emily Grace,   on 21 July,  at Timaru,  --- wife of late Joseph Huia,    ---  for the Timaru Cemetery ---
LORIMER -  Ian David,  on 21 July ---  (result of an accident)   hus of Annie ---   son of Isobel & Jack Lorrimer,  ------ in his 33rd year.
LUCAS - Olice Myrtle,  on 21 July at Hastings,   -- wife of late Thomas Allen,   ------   aged 72,   
McNATTY - Wilhelmina Calder (Sue)  on 22 July ---   -- wife of Charles Burton,  ---   Canterbury Crematorium ---
PHELPS -  Catherine Jean,  on 21 July ---   wife of Stan, ----  Canterbury Crematorium ----
PROSSER -  Edith May,  on 21 July  ---  wife of Albert Ernest ----  in her 83rd year ---  Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---
RICKERBY -  Jane,  on 21 July,  ---  wife of late R. Rickerby,  ---   in her 92nd year ---  Memorial Garden Crematorium ---
QUEREE - Ernest George, (3/120A main Body 1st NZEF)  on 21 July ---   hus of Kathleen,  ----  for   Memorial Park Cemetery ---
ROPER - Lorna,  (of Cust)  on 20 July, -- wife of David, ---  for  Bromley Cemetery ----
RYAN - Catherine Veronica ---  on 21 July  -- wife of late Patrick,  ---   for the Sydenham Cemetery ---- 
SHEEHAN - Lily Maud,  ---  on 21 July -- wife of late Richard -----   for Ruru Lawn Cemetery ---
SHILTON - Eliza Jane,  on 21 July at -- Rangiora,  -- wife of late William ---  in her 92nd year ----  for the Anglican Cemetery, Rangiora.
TOMKINS - Arthur Harold (Tom)  -- Kaiapoi,   ---- hus of Margery, -----  aged 49,  for the  Memorial Garden Crematorium
WILLMER - William Cobden,  on 22 July,  -- hus of Cloe, ---     for the Waimari Cemetery ----

Memorial Service  -  056
SCOTT  - Dennis Robert,  --- Kaiapoi,   -- hus of Nola ---  son in law of Freda Pearce -----    lost at sea ----- 

Funerals  -  056
ROBERTSON - Fred (Reverend)  ----- for the  Memorial Garden Crematorium,  Harewood.

In Memoriam  -  056
CHERRY - Noel William,  son and brother,  killed while mountaineering on 22 July 1950
CLEGHORN - James Robert (Jim)  -- died 22 July 1968  -----
CRAWFORD - Ronald Victor,  accidentally killed 22 July 1962 ---- 
JENNINGS -  Maud Frances,  22 July 1953  -----


The Christchurch Star  -  Friday 25 July 1969
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Births  -  048
Ashton,     Bergin,   Braithwaite,    Carlsen,   Eade,    Franks,  Gillespie, at Naval Hospital,  Portsmouth,      Houghton,   Jerard,
                    Lefeber - at Geraldine ---     MacDougall,       McGarry

Deaths  - 049
COLECHIN -  Charles Herbert  ---on 24 July  -- hus of Sarah ---    for Ruru Lawn Cemetery.
COOKE - Leslie,  on 24 July  at --  hus. of Marjorie ---    in his 66th year  ----  Canterbury Crematorium ----
ERWIN - Jane Neill (Jean) M.B.E. on 14 July dau. of late very Rev Dr Robert Erwin and Mrs Erwin,  sister of ----   Memorial  Garden Crematorium
LEE CHEW - (Jarm Ah Yoet) at -- Lyttelton,  on 23 July -- mother of ----- Memorial Park Cemetery ---
LIDGETT - Charles Alfred,  on 24 July,  ---  brother of ----   late C.Company,  20th Battalion  2/NZEF
LIDGETT - Charles Alfred,  loved hus. of Eleanor  -----     Canterbury Crematorium -----
LOWE - Edward,  on 23 July,  at Timaru,  hus of late Maude ---- father of -----  for Waimari Cemetery ----
NOLAN - John,   -- loved friend of ----
WILSON - Norah, (Nonnie)  on 24 July ---  wife of Traffic Officer William Wilson,   --- mother of ---Canterbury Crematorium ---

In Memoriam  -  049
BREITMEYER - Clement Robert,  died 25 July 1963 ------
COLLINS - Daniel Patrick (Bluey)  ----   died 25 July 1967 ---
COX - Leslie Ballantyne (Pop) died 25 July 1967  -----
DOODY - Lawrence (Matt)  -- died 24 July 1963 ----
DRURY -  Frank Leslie,  25 July 1968
FREE -  Iris,  sister,  died 25 July 1996 -----
HOLDEM -  Joseph Henry,  25 July 1964 -----
LANE - William Henry,  25 July 1966  ----
McKIE - Neil,  25 July 1963 ---
McMAHON -  died 25 July 1943 ----
MONAGHAN -  Benjamin,  25 July 1963 ----
PYE - Basil --   25 July 1958 ----
ROSE - James Samuel (Jim)  25 July 1954 ----
SMITH -  Emily,   Mum 25 July 1963,  Dad 24 October 1949 -----
SMITH -  Frederick Derek,  (Snow)  26 July 1960 ---
WILSON -  Pat  (nee Reeves)  daughter  25 July 1962

Beverley Evans
Christchurch
1 January 2011
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