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Wednesday  1 June 1938
Obituary  -  HENDERSON - 004
---  Mr James Henderson  aged 49,  licensee of Larsen's Hotel,  a native of Hamilton, Scotland,  lived in New Zealand for last 15 years
  leaves a widow,  1 son and 5 daughters  and 1 brother at Granity.

Obituary  -  WARD  -  014
Blenheim -  master of the 1st catholic school  in 1872,   Mr Joseph Ward  died,   age 93 ---  born in England,  came to NZ  75 years ago 
--- landing at Nelson,    his widow  in her 90th year  -----

Obituary  -  Dunedin  -  ARNOLD  -  015
Mr Theodore Arnold  died recently at Dunedin  born in Guernsey,  Channel islands  in 1853  ---- brought to New Zealand as a 12 year old 
 -----  in 1874 went to Westland     1884 appointed inspector of works   ------   until October 1910  ----  manager of Anderson's Bay Quarry
 ---   1921  retired ---   twice married,  is survived by his wife.

Inquest  -  ROBERTS  -  017
Leicester Hamilton Roberts -- a single man  aged 25  -------   motor cycle accident ---- on 10 March ------

Inquests  -  018
TEPPETT  -   
Elizabeth Ann Teppett  a married woman  aged 78  ----  died on 4 May
IGGO   -  Barrie Raymond Iggo   -  child -----
LESLIE  -  William James Leslie  a farmer  aged  39    on 14 April  ----


Thursday  2 June 1938
Inquest  -  Palmeston North -  SANSON  -  025
Samuel James Sanson,  aged 70  of Otorohanga  killed at the crossing on 27 May ------

Obituary  -  RIDES  - &  photo  -   029
-- death of Mr Charles Rides  -----  was born at Surbiton, Surrey --arrived in NZ  with his parents by the Star of India  on 1 January 1874  when
3 yrs old -----  photo  in February  1916  Mr Rides  married Miss Florence Baden  ---- ----  leaves a wife,  his mother,  Mrs E.A.Rides 
(who will be 90 this month)  and a brother ----

Dunedin  -  LINDON  -  030
death  occurred --- Dr E.H.Lindon   -- commenced  practice at South Dunedin  in 1907  and retired some  18mths ago.
  was boen at Cheshire  66 years ago  ----  survived by widow  and 2 daughters.


Friday 3 June 1938
Obituary  -  BURNETT -  036
Miss Catherine M.Burnett --dau. of late Mr Andrew Burnett (Mount Cook) and sister of Mr T.D.Burnett  M.P.  born Mackenzie Country  --------

Obituary  -  SAMUELS  -  040
Mr Leonard  Vickers Samuels  until reently postmaster at Amberley,  died at Christchurch ---- he was 52 years of age.  born in Christchurch, 
son of Mr Charles Samuels,  undertaker, ------ in 1901 joined the Post and Telegraah Dept. ----  transferred to Amberley in 1928  ----  
survived by his wife  formerly Miss Olive Mackie  and 1 son  Mt T.V.Samuels ----


Saturday  4 June 1938
Obituary  -  Wellington  -  HARRISON  -  054
Miss Ada harrison  at age 73--- born in Australia   ----  came to NZ  at 9 years of age,  began teaching in 1883 ---retired in 1919 
-------  survived by brother Mr Henry Harrison ----  at Karori crematorium -----  

Obituary  -  PILGRIM  -  064
Mr L.S.Pilgrim  ----  was born in Suffolk,  England in 1874  came to New Zealand in 1906,  in 1908 he married   a daughter of the late John Hawes 
of Chichester in England.

Obituary  -  HARTY  -  Auckland   -  065
Mr Rupert Leslie Harty  ----   linesman ------  who died on  Tuesday  --- well known rugby player ----    born in Wellington  42 years ago -- 
son of late Mr J.K.Harty  and Mrs A.C.harty  -----    sheep farming -----with his brother Mr W.R.Harty  on Honikiwi  15 miles west of Otorohanga ----   
2 other brothers----  Dr E.R.Harty  of Dunedin  and Mr L.P.Harty  of Taumarunui.


Monday  6  June  1938
Obituary  -  BENNETT  -  072
---  at Greenpark, Mr Samuel Bennett, --- age 64,  ----- farmer --- son of late Mr William Bennett,  an early settler,  1st decade pupil of Greenpark School, 
he formed Star of Angelsea Lodge of Druids  in Lincoln,  -------  bred and raced several  horses ----   married Miss S.D.PAWSON,   dau. of early settlers, 
leaves a widow,  6 sons,  4 daughters,  and 4 grandchildren ---  

Inquest  -  STEVENS  -  074
a baby girl  Natalie Annette Stevens,  aged 3 years -----     father Jack Percival Stevens  -------

Obituary  -  DUGGAN  -   080
Mr Arthur Duggan ----   Rugby administators ----  more than 70 years old -----well known sporting circles ----  secretary of Merivale Football Club 
from 1902  to  1938 -----  kept a tobacconist shop in city in later years -----wife pre-deceased him ----  3 sons ----  A.C. and D.  and L.H.Duggan  ----  

Obituary  -  BARCLAY  -  081
at Wellington  of Captain William Malo de Rune Barclay,   3rd and last surviving son of  late Sir William Barclay, ---  born in Mauritius  on 29 August 
1842 ----  invalided out of Burma ----  came to New Zealand in January 1881  ---  editor of Bay of Plenty Times ------- -married Harriett Jane LESLIE 
dau. of late Francis Leslie of Ballyward Lodge Castlewellan,  County Down,  and Kincraigie Castle,  County Donegal, Ireland,  ---  had 2 sons  Mr Frederick,
of Wanganui ----  Mr Aubrey,  of Sydney,  and 3 daughters ----  Mrs T.L.Wood, London,    Mrs C.E.Armstrong,  Gisborne,  Miss E. Barclay,  Wellington, 
Mrs Barclay died in 1919

Obituaries  -  082
ANDERSEN  -  Mr Henry Ludwig ----    born Christchurch,  ----  30 years business ---age 16 won Canterbury Chess champ. ----
                                 survived by 2 sons,  Oscar and Henry
FORREST  -  George --  in London   who   when Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone,  made the 1st receiving and transmitting set,  he was 92
MARKS  -  Sir Henry  in Suva ---  born Melbourne,  age 77, --------   former Mayor of Suva


Tuesday  7  June 1938
Obituary  -  BUNT  -  085
---  Angelina,  widow of Mr James Bunt,  died on Saturday ----  in her 91st year ----  born Cornwall, England,  in 1847,  came to New Zealand with
her husband in 1876----    her husband died 15 March  1934 ------surviving members of her family are Mrs C.F.Dobbs,  MessrsW.T.  and R.B.Bunt,
 J.A.Bunt,  Timaru,  J.M.Bunt,  Greymouth,  E.L.Bunt,  Stillwater,  Sergeant G.A.Bunt was killed at Havrincourt Wood  in France,  in 1918
 ------ 23 grandchilden 10 great grandchildren ----   

Obituary  -  WHITTA  -  086
death occurred at Pahiatua  of Mrs Harriett Ann Whitta,  at age 85,  born   Holborn,  Middlesex, England,  in 1853,  came to New Zealand  with her
parents the late Mr and Mrs DUFFELL  at age 3,  lived Ohoka,  Canterbury,  until married Mr Thomas Whitta in 1875 ----  lived at Lauriston,  Canterbury,  
moved to Coonoor in 1892  --- until the Great war ---- ----  Mr Whitta  died 20 years ago  ---  5 sons,  2 daughters -----  named ------

Inquest  -     ALLAN  -  092
a fatal electric shock ----  Robert Bruce Allan,  aged 31,  ----  at 3YA transmitting station  at Gebbie's Pass ------  married man with 1 child
---  resided at station ---  been stationed at Dunedin ----  

Inquest  -  STRINGLEMAN  -  094
Edith Stringleman,  a married woman,  collapsed and died in Worcester Street,  on Sunday ----   husband Edwin Sydney Stringleman ----  adjourned


Wednesday  8 June 1938
Obituary  -  Wellington  -  MASON -  102
Mr Harry Brooks Mason  ---  father of Hon. H.G.R.Mason,    was born in South Africa  --- came to New Zealand as achild with his parents
----   apprentice in printing trade ----  survived by widow ,  4 sons ------   and 3 daughters ----    all named ----

Obituary  -  FEATHERSTONE  -    103
Mr George of Invercargill --- aged 83---  born in London -- came here 64 years ago --- at Riverton ---    partner in firm of Featherstone,
Adamson and Francis,  accountants ----   married in 1881 --- wife died in 1932 --  5 daughters and 1 son ---

Obituary  -   SMITH  -  103
Mr Clement eugene Smith  ---    died at Melbourne--- aged 54   formerly  ------ manager  National Insurance Co. Auckland

Obituary  -  THORNTON  -  103
In London,  Mr Charles Thornton  a New Zealander  and father of Mr Leslie Thornton  -------  in Moscow.


Thursday 9 June 1938
Inquest  -  Wellington -  SANDLANT  -  112
Mary Celia Sandlant  ----  drowned  at Worser Bay  on 2 June -----  children,  Roger (5),  Dennis (3)  Richard (6mths)  
hus.    Colin Oliver Sandlant ------  more -----


Friday  10 June 1938
Obituary  -  ATKINSON  -  139
Mr Hugh Atkinson ----   resident of Annat,  died recently --- born at Cust in 1876 joined the railway service  in 1901 --- resigned in 1919  ---
 take up farming at Annat ---   served on Glentunnel School Committee  ----  Annat  School Committee  -----  in 1902
 married  Miss Berthia Hendy of Kaiapoi,  survived by her and    2 sons  Gordon (Leeston)   R.Atkinson of Annat  --- b
rothers Messrs Joseph ( New Brighton)  & T.E.Atkinson (Ashburton)     sisters  Mesdames Wright (Kairaki)  & Peterson
-----funeral took place at Waddington Cemetery -----

Inquest  -  Greymouth  -  SMITH  -  140
Arthur William Edward Smith --- a railway shunter of Cobden  died on 28 May  ---- heart failure ------

Obituary  -  &   photo   -    LORD  -  141
Death of Woman  Pioneer  -  the ship Cathcart  -----  481 immigrants  ----  arrived Lyttelton at noon on Saturday 19 August 1874 --- passage of
76 days ----  extract  from Captain's log deals with mutiny on board ---   this mutiny is recalled  by the recent death of Mrs Sarah Lord  in her 84th year . 
born at St Botolph's parish,  Lincoln,  England  on 23 August  1854  was born Sarah ROSE ---  married former shipmate (she didn't know on board)
 -----    in 1876   went to Waddington --- Mr Lord was a builder and undertaker ----  hus died in 1923 -- came to Christchurch ---    had 9 children -  
Messrs Alfred  James Lord,    Frederick Gordon Lord,   Reuben Lord,   Mr C.H.Lord (Australia)      
Mesdames --  Edgar Frew  (Greendale)  Charles Rossiter,   Miss Alice Lord,  10 grandchildren,  2 great grandchildren  ---  internment at Waddington.

Obituary   &  photo  -   FOWKE  -  142
age 90  of Mr Thomas Morgan Fowke  of Christchurch  ---joined the railway service in 1866  retired  in 1906  born in Tenby, Pembrokeshire South Wales
in 1847 -- went to sea as a lad ---  landing in Lyttelton from Indian Empire in 1865 -----   lots more,  long column -----   2 of his sons
Messrs Charles Fowke  and R.A.G.Fowke  as well as a son in law  Mr E. Grover  are on super  after 40 years service with the railways
----  other family members are Messrs Arthur  &   Llewellyn M.Fowke ---  and Mesdames E.Good  & E. Grover ------

Inquest  -  RODD  -  143  & 144 & 145  &  146
at Ashburton  ---  John Rodd a single man,  aged 52  of Winslow  was electrocuted at Tinwald  --- threshing plant ----  lots more -----

Inquest  -  ALLAN  -  148
Robert Bruce Allan, radio technician  at the 3YA  transmitting station at Gebbie's Pass  -----  found dead ---  lots more -----

Inquest  -  Auckland  -   SAUNDERS  -  149
Nicholas Martin Saunders,  age 65,  a former president of the Waterside Workers' Union  ----  on 17 May -- unloading onboard R.M.s.Aorangi
 -----  more ----


Saturday  11 June 1938
Obituary  -  FARQUARSON  -  155
Miss Marion G. Farquarson,  died suddenly ----  teaching profession  ----  born in Dunedin  ----- travelled overseas  obtained the Passy  diploma in French language and lit.  at the Sorbonne --------- staff of West Christchurch High School

Obituary  -  HAMMOND  -  161
---Mr Walter B.Hammond,  of Takamatua,  died ----  son of Mr James Hammond,  ----  maaried Catherine SHADBOLT,  daughter of Mr Peter Shadbolt,  who survives him.  members of the family are ------    all named ----  farmed most of his life ----   

Obituary  -  FLEMING  -  162
Mr James Fleming  --- station days of 50 years ago  in North canterbury and Kaikoura districts  died ---  age 79  born in Airdrie,  Scotland, 
came in ship Canterbury  with his parents ---    Mr William Boag  of Burnside ----    married to daughter   of late Thomas McNaught  of Amberley
 ----  wife pre-deceased him,   2 sons  messrs Gordon  and Harry Fleming   1 daughter  Mrs Allen Collins  of  Takapuna.


Monday 13 June 1938
Obituary  -  ASTON  -  167
Mrs Mary Aston,  Wellington  in her 90th year,  with her husband  and 6 children she came to New Zealand in 1884,  lived in Christchurch  for 4 years, 
going to Dunedin  and later to Wellington  ------  Mr B.C.Aston  chief chemist  Dept Ag.  is a son.

Obituary  -  ALLEN  -  173
the death of  Mr Alfred H. Allen,  took place at Victoria,  British Columbia  recently,  he was a native of Hokitika  age 68,  2nd son of late
Mr William Allen,  a bootmaker of Tancred st,   in the earlier years ---  leaves a widow,  and 2 sons in British Columbia,  3 brothers,  5 sisters, 
2 sisters are Misses  Alice and Sara Allen,   of Tancred St  Hokitika  ---    Mr Allen left for America as a young man  -----  

Inquest  - Westport   -   RHIND  -  176
Melville Alexander Rhind,  aged 23,  married man  ---  in the bush  met his death  ----- Karamea ----  falling tree -----

Inquest   -  HANSER  -  190
Samuel Arthur Hanser,  married man,  aged 48,  died under an anaesthetic  -------Sydney Gordon SPARROW  brother-in-law


Tuesday  14 June  1938
Inquest  -  Springfield  -  REID  -  205
James Steere Reid  aged 64,  a train examiner  met his death  through accidentally coming into contact  with a moving railway truck ----- 
at Springfield railway yards  on 2 June ----   lots more ----

Obituary  -  McKEOWN  -  211
on Sunday  of Mr Blaikley Alexander McKeown  headmaster of Sydenham School  -----  age 56  ----   pupil teacher in 1902----  1920  headmaster of
Lyttelton West School after 4 years went to Rangiora ---  5 years later transferred to Waimate   and in 1930 appointed to Woolston School  ------      

Obituary  -  Auckland  -  WILSON  -  212
Mr Frederick Walter Wilson  aged 63  ----   3rd son of late Mr W.S.Wilson  and grandson of Mr W.C.Wilson,  founder of the "New Zealand Herald"   
born in Auckland ----    director of Wilson & Horton Ltd ---    keen yachtsman ----  survived by his wife  formerly Miss Olive WISEMAN  and
1 son Mr W.Scott Wilson,  3 daughters  ----  Mary, jean  and Ruth     Mr W.R.Wilson of Auckland  is a brother  and Mr Henry Wilson  is a half brother, 
Sir James GUNSON  is a brother-in-law.


Wednesday  15 June 1938
Obituary  -   photo  in  write-up  -   HODGSON  -  217
in her 95th  year  of Mrs Jessie Anne Hodgson, ------  widow of Mr P.N.Hodgson  ----  lived for 75 years in New Zealand ---  born at Polsted,
Suffolk  in 1843  ----   arrived in Lyttelton  on the last sailing of the Daviv G. Fleming  ---  voyage lasted 4 mths -----  married  and lived at Governor's Bay 
after 15 years  moved to Papanui,  until her death.

Obituary  -  Sir  George  RICHARDSON  -  221 & 222
Sir George  Richardson was born in England in November  1868  at age 19 he enlisted ---  service at Gilbraltar  ---  a long column ------

Inquests  -   223  
COOPER  - Charles Walter Cooper   --  aged 62  ---  collapsed and died  in the factory  on 30 May  1938
TAYLOR  -  Arthur Bertram Taylor,  aged 47,  died at his home on 14 May  --------

Inquest  -  Auckland  -  BURKE  -  224
--death due to injuries received  when he was knocked down -----  on 3 April -----   James Burke,  retired plasterer,  age 80  ------

Inquest  -  RUTHERFORD  -  225
George Leslie Rutherford  of Macdonald Downs,  Waipara  -------  Ethel Tazwell Rutherford,  widow -----  died 13 April  ---  
Harvey Robert RIDDELL --- station hand ---

Inquest  -  WALKER  -  226  &  227
into death on 5 April  of helena May Walker,  married woman,  aged 39  -----   Charles Alfred Walker,  a dairy farmer ---married for 20 years  
4 children ---

Obituary  -  TANNER  -  230
at Invercargill,  the death of Rev. William Tanner,  a former minister of St Peter's,  ferry road,  Christchurch,  --------  survived by wife and daughter .


Thursday  16 June  1938
Inquest  -  MADDEN -  241
Thomas Edmond Madden,  a railway storeman,  died 2 June  after being run over  by a passenger train  -----   more -----  

Obituary  -  MONTGOMERY  -  242
resident of Southbridge --  Mr R. Momtgomery  died recently  at the home of his son-in-law  Mr R. HAMPTON  -   born in Tangradee,  County Armagh, 
Ireland  in 1856  came to New zealand in the Hydaspes about 60 years ago.  ----- He owned and farmed McLean's Island  ----  in 1923  made a trip
to Ireland  on nhis return settled at Southbridgewith his daughter  and son-in-law  survived by 2 daughters -- Mrs Hanrahan,  Napier,   and Mrs R. Hampton,
 3 sons  Messrs G. and R. Montgomery  (Papanui)  and R. Montgomery (Southbridge)  one son died in 1918  ---- Great war ---- 
Mrs Montgomery died in 1915.  ---  funeral  at Papanui Anglican Cemetery

Obituary  -  STEVENSON  -  243
Mrs Flora Margaret Stevenson,  born Christchurch  in 1901  elder daughter of Mrs McADAM  and late John McAdam  of Domett,  North Canterbury,   
married Mr James Stevenson  2nd son of Mr and Mrs T. Stevenson  ----  Spotswood,  North Canterbury,     survived by husband  and son 
---  funeral  at Home View Cemetery  -----

Obituary  -  PEACOCKE  -  244
Mr Gerald Loftus Torin Peacocke,  of Papatoetoe,  died ----  aged 86 -----  more ----

Fatal  Accident  -  COSTLEY  -  245
John Joseph Costley,  a married man,  age 35  ----  motor accident ----  other members of the band  travelling with him were
C.CAMPBELL,  A.DALE,  and G. MARQUET  


Friday  17 June 1938
Inquest   -  GOING  -  259
Thomas Going,  a retired farmer,  aged 76  --- Halswell ---  was found dead     son-in-law  Frederick MEYERHOFF  ---   Going a widower ----  


Saturday  18 June  1938

Obituary  -  ANDERSON  -  265
at her home ---  Mrs Frances Anderson,  widow of Mr John Anderson,  one of best known citizens of Christchurch  who died in 1934.  Mrs Anderson
in her 82nd year   was 2nd daughter of Mr William PRATT  who arrived in Nelson  from Durham  with early settlers  in 1842 -- born in Nelson  in 1856
 -- 7 years later  family moved to Christchurch--  married 1878    he husband  arrived in Christchurch  in 1850  with his parents  in the Sir George Seymour 
his father was 2nd Mayor of Christchurch  and founder of firm Andersons Ltd. ------  survived by 2 sons and 3 daughters  -----  named  -----

Inquest  -  RIDDIFORD  -  268
Mrs Eleanor Caroline Riddiford  aged 74  widow of Edward Joshua Riddiford  ----   knocked down in Woburn Road  --- suffered a fractured skull  ------

Obituary  -  Rev. Father HENRY   -  270
Rev Father Henry S.M.  age 56  was born at Cherbourg in Normandy,  in New Zealand  since 1905,    his correct name was Henri le BOUTELLIER
 ------  as a young man he worked for a time in London  ----    ordained in1906 ---    at Blenheim  for 20 years  -----

Inquest  -  BENNETT  -  273
---  death of Mrs Ida Ursula Bennett,  a widow,  aged 60 -----    Edward Hartley SMITH,  son-in-law ----  more ---


Monday  20 June  1938
Obituary  -  McKENDRY  -  279
Mrs Margaret McKendry,  widow of Mr Daniel McKendry,  died at her home --- Lyndhurst  ------  born in Christchurch,  only daughter of Patrick
and Bridget McTIGUE  moved with her parents to Ashburton at an early age ---  in 1886 she married -----  survived by 2 brothers  messrs James
and Francis McTigue,  by 10 children,  5 daughters  and 5 sons,  21 grandchildren,  on dau. pre-deceased her by about 19mths. 
children  all named -----

Obituary  -  ISBISTER  -  281
 --  in her 80th year  Mrs Margaret Garden Isbister,  widow of Mr J.J.Isbister.   born in Earlston,  Scotland,  ----  entered teaching profession --- coming
to New Zealand  taught at Dunedin,  herbert and Christchurch  ---  all her married life in Canterbury ----   last 8 years in Kaiapoi  with her daughter  
Mrs L.C.B.Fuldseth   -----  Mr Isbister died 31 years ago  and a young daughter  died at sea in 1919  ---
surviving  2 daughters Mrs Fuldseth  and Mrs J.T.Boag,  of Culverden, ----

Obituaries   -  291
BARNETT  -  Dr George E. --  famous American economist  age 65  -----   of  Baltimore -    article  dated  17 June
HORDERN  -  Dr H.V.Hordern,  of Sydney,  age 55  a former international cricketer ----
CORRIGAN  -  death of a New Zealander  in Tokyo  of Mr A.B.Corrigan  iresident of  Tokyo  for 20 years ---

Inquest  -  REEFTON  -  GROOBY  -  295
of Gilbert Thomas Grooby  -------  admitted to hospital on 3 June ---crushed right leg ----  died 14 June  ------


Tuesday  21 June  1938
Obituary  -  DUNN -  305
Death ---  in Buller Hospital  of Mr Robert Dunn,  aged 65  of Granity ----   arrived in New Zealand in 1879  in the Opawa,  settling at Brunner 
and later Denniston  and Granity.

Inquest   -  Blenheim    -  GREENSILL  -  308
---  struggle to shift a launch to safety ---- John Clinton Maling Greensill,  a single man,  of Ohingaroa,  Pelorous Sound  sheep farmer -----   

Obituary  -  HIDES  -  310
Mr Jack Hides,  the explorer and author,  died  Sydney  -----  was 31 years of age --- exploration work in Papua. ----  

Inquest   -   Wanganui  -  ROIALL  -  313
Jack Roiall,  aged 2 and half,  and Dorothy May Roiall  aged 18mths   died from -----


Wednesday  22 June  1938
Obituary  -  TURNER -  318
Miss Adeline Turner  ---  2nd daughter of  of the late Mr Charles Wesley Turner,  -----   aged 78  born West Maitland,  NSW  age 3 came to Christchurch 
with her parents and 2 other members of the family ----  age 22    when her mother died ----    responsible for the formation of the Hospital Ladies Visitors Association  51 years ago. ------

Obituary  -  WHEELER  -  319
Miss Sarah Ann Wheeler  ---  of Sumner  died  in her 97th year.   born in Birmingham,  England  in 1840  would have been 98 tomorrow, 
arrived in 1863  Zambesi  ---  turned  23 on board ----  more ----

Obituary  -  HAYNES  -  321
Mr William Haynes  ----   resident of Prebbleton ----  1 son  Mr A.H.Haynes  and 1 daughter Mrs F.Arnst  ----  wife died short time ago ---   


Thursday  23 June  1938
Obituary  -  CONE  -  335
Mr F.W.Cone  --- fruitgrowing industry ---  aged 71   --  born at Ashley Downs  on 8 July 1866  learnt saddlery trade  ----  in 1901  bought orchard
property at --- Papanui ---  work at Military Sanatorium,  Lincoln College  and Christchurch technical College ---  --  was married to a daughter of late
Mr Robert Wilson  of Kaiapoi ----  his wife pre-deceased him by 18mths  ---  survived by family of 8 daughters  -----  

Inquest  - Napier -   THEYERS  -  337
Loma Theyers  a 3 yr old child ----  died from shock ------


Friday  24 June 1938
Obituary  -  LAMB  -  346
Mr Archelaus James Lamb --- died ----  Mount Eden,  age 77  -- 2nd son of Mr and Mrs James Lamb  born in 1861  ----  moved to Christchurch   
founded well known cab business  and undertaking  James Lamb and Son.  Mrs James Lamb a direct descendant of Bishop HOOPER  -----  
of the 16th century  -----  1st wife   Miss Minnie FYFE  --- 3 children  ---   named ----   2nd wife Miss Grace Marion WHITELAW 
who survives him ---  a brother Dr Robert Lamb  --------

Obituary  -  BECKETT  -  347
Mr R.E.Beckett,  aged 83  -- associated with the Marton districy  for 53 years,  born in London  --- arrived in the Colony in 1873 -------  
he was Mayor of Marton for 3 periods between  1881  and 1913.  -----   leaves 4 daughters  and 1 son.


Saturday  25 June  1938
Inquest  -  Wellington  -  SHEPPARD  -  357
Sydney Martin Sheppard,  aged 60,  ----  died 30 May

Inquest  -  Auckland    -  WITHEY  -  358
elderly man,  Mr Thomas Withey,  body found on beach  ----   aged about 58


Monday  27 June  1938
Obituary  -  WILKINSON  -  370
Mr Alfred Wilkinson ---  well known in the Salvation Army  ---  died on Saturday  --- born in Pendelton,  Lancashire  in 1862,  came to New Zealand
with his parents in the John Duncan  in 1864 -- lived in Dunedin ----     attended 1st Salvation Army meeting in the Dominion  in Dunedin  on 1 April  1883
----  in 1888  he married Captain Elizabeth WESTLAKE  -  managing director of Wilkinson Bros Ltd  in Christchurch ---  his wife died  10 years ago 
survived by 1 son   and 4 daughters ------ all named -----

Obituary  -  Dunedin  -  HANNON 371
Mr Michael Joseph Hannon,  age 55  -----  association  with trotting ----  born in Sydney,  came to New Zealand with parents   about 46 years ago, 
at age 9 -----  qualified as dentist in 1907 ----     his father on arrival from Sydney  took over the White Hart Hotel,  Oamaru ----   
24 years been steward at Oamaru Trotting Club ----  for 17 years President ----  also steward Oamaru Jockey Club ---  
in 1908  he married Miss Ellen Teresa LYNCH  ----  survived by his widow,  1 sister,  Miss Catherine Hannon  of South Dunedin


Tuesday  28 June  1938
Obituary  -  SHERWOOD377
Mr Charles William Sherwood,  of  ardent supporter of the  New Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade -----   was present at the fire in W.Strange and Co's fire in 1907  joined the New brighton Brigade in 1915  to 1919  ---  is a life member


Wednesday  29 June  1938
Obituary  -  Oamaru  -  McCULLOCH  -  386
death of ---  Mr Malcolm Kennedy McCulloch,  1st assistant teacher of Waitaki Boys' High School  ------  born Caversham,  Dunedin,   in 1880
------   pupil teacer in 1897  --- training college in 1902  ----  assistant of Hampden District High School in 1903 ---------  survived by his widow
 and 3 daughters  --- all named  -  a long column -----

Obituary  -  Oamaru  -  TAPLIN 387
 Mr John Samuel Taplin  aged 75 --- was born in Leamington,  Warwickshire,  England,  came to New Zealand with his parents  61 years ago  ---- 
in 1885 he married Miss Anna Rosetta FORD  at Timaru.   -- was a butcher -----  more ----  his wife died 10 years ago,  survived by 3 daughters
----  named ----  2 sons ----   there are 15 grandchildren.


Thursday  30 June  1938
Obituary  -  BANKS  -  395
-- clerk of the Magistrate's Court at Christchurch   Mr William Arthur Dunbar Banks,  died on Tuesday  ---   age 74 -- 40 years service to the Government  ---   retired  30 June 1922  -----  for 7 years was a school teacher in Wellington  -----  survived by widow and 2 married sons  ----   named ----

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
25 August  2008

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