Christchurch - April
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Inquest - William Henry MASON
An inquest was held at the Prince of Wales Hotel yesterday afternoon
the body of William Henry Mason, a child of about 8 weeks old.
After hearing the the medical evidence and other testimony,
jury returned the verdict died from natural causes
Auckland - 002 page
Guilding, a Govt.
Officer, died yesterday.
The funeral took place today and was attended by over 3000 people.
Fatal Accident - 003
nee CATTERMOLE -
Information reached Kaiapoi last night that a woman named
Salt and her child were drowned in the Ashley River, North
last night. ---------
deceased was the wife of Mr William Salt, farmer of Ashley
Downs. An inquest will be held tomorrow.
Fatal Accident - 005
- CATTERMOLE - Sarah Salt wife of Mount Grey Downs,
William Salt was drowned
with her child an inquest will be held. --------- more
Napier - 005a
WELCH - a
fire occurred on Sunday night at Halletts Run,
Pukketitiri, which destroyed the homestead.
Daniel Welch was burned to death, and the other inmates had a narrow
escape . An inquiry will be held Friday next.
Ilegitimate Child - 008
EFFARD - George was charged
Melbourne - 008
BURKE - Mr James Burke a well known coal
merchant, was killed through a
buggy accident. His funeral yesterday was largely attended.
Inquest - SALT
- 008a & 008b
An inquest held at the Lion Hotel, Rangiora, on Tuesday last
Deceased was Sarah Cattermole and 22 years
the daughter of William Cattermole of
Kaiapoi. The deceased lived with me as my wife,
and we were to be
married as soon ----- as I had
my corn.----------------- one and half columns
Bluff - shipping.
The Tararua arrived from Melbourne at daylight, having sailed on
30th. She sails for Dunedin tonight and will not proceed further
Passengers - Captain Cummings.
Messers Stewart, Dixon, Thomas Reeves,
J.Thompson, Young, G.Blyth, Greenbank, John
Dickie, Geddes, Robert Wilson,
Master Willie White and
servant, Kermade, Wilson, Mercer, Master A.
Mellish, Walters, Commons, Mills, Taylor,
Young, Barlow, Noble,
Mesdames White & infant, McEwan, Taylor,
Young, Constance Young, Ida White, & Elfie
Hokitika - 009
ABBOTT - Mr Robert, Registrar of the Supreme
Court, died last night.
11 April 1871
Hokitika - 010
ABBOTT - Mr Robert, late
Registrar of the Supreme Court, was buried today ----
Thames - - 011
RILEY - Several
fatal mining accidents are reported from the Thames. On
April 5th a land slip occurred at the Morning star claim. Mrs
Riley and child were
buried alive and her husband and 3 children had a
Le Bon's Bay - Boating Accident - 013
PEARCE - John, on the
10th employed on Mr R.Townsend's survey party. ------
Obituary - 015
HAWDON - Hon. Mr
--- enterprising pioneer in the founding of the Colony of Victoria
was one of the 1st Australian colonists
to visit Canterbury --- made
Canterbury his home ---
Christchurch - Sudden death - 016 page 2
LESLIE - Mrs
of Riccarton, died somewhat suddenly in
Christchurch yesterday. It appears she was taken ill in Mr
Brice's shop about 3pm,
but although every assistance was
rendered to her by Dr. Patrick, the unfortunate lady expired
Shipping - Bluff -
Bay at 3pm on April 8th, arrived
Bluff at 4-15pm, sails for Dunedin tonight.
Passengers - Dunedin - Mrs Kempthorne, Master
Kempthorne, Misses Kempthorne (3) Mr G.
Horn, Mr Neilson, Mr Frost, & 20
Bankruptcy - 018
--- time extended one week to annul the order of
MAY - George,
meeting of creditors 24 April ---
JACKSON - Wm.
ROBERTSON - Wm.
date of last examination and discharge 18th May
STONE - Joseph,
of creditors 24 April
date for last examination and discharge 18th May.
REES - John Louac,
meeting of creditors 26th April --
BEYNON - William
Melville, meeting of creditors 26th April
Accident - 020
BIRCH - Mr Josiah,
his wife were returning from Christchurch to Kaiapoi ---- a
& Co's 4 horse cart coming at a
galloping pace, driven by William Manson,
--- jerked Mrs Birch out of the buggy ---- no-one
& 024 page 2
BARKER - Henry, last
examination 18th May
GLENIS - Henry Sneyd,
meeting of creditors for 26th April
FAWCETT - James
Holden, last examination 18th May
GOODACRE - Edward,
annulling the adjudication ---
SWINDELL - meeting of
creditors ---- Wednesday 26th April --
BIRCH - William James,
meeting of creditors ---- Wednesday 26th April --
Inquest - Prebbleton - 025
An inquest was held at the Hospital on Monday last, on the body of a
female child called Rollo, who died from injuries
from burning on
Sunday morning ------
jury returned a verdict of accidental death.
Akaroa - 028
Reported boat accident ------- Mr and Mrs Dalgleish and
friends from Robinson's Bay, visited Akaroa ----- boat
on its way to Duvauchelle's ----
Inquest - 029
ALLEN - Mary, on Tuesday an inquest was held at
Lunatic Asylum, on the body of
an inmate named Mary Ellen, age 27 years.
The evidence went on to show that the deceased was
admitted to the Asylum on 27th February 1868
-----Death resulted from consumption,
verdict was returned
Akaroa - 4 Lives Lost - boat capzises
- 031 &
A long column, those drowned were, Mr Hugh Dalgleish,, a
resided in Davauchelles Bay, his wife, the latter's
sister, a young girl named E.
a man named George
Bryant. one survivor,
Dunedin - 033a
John, prop. of the
Waikava sawmills has been drowned
while rafting timber.
SHEPHERD - Mr,
schoolmaster, Teviot, died suddenly of apoplexy.
24 April 1871
DALGLEISH - Shadbolt - Bryant - whose lives were lost
Akaroa -- search for missing bodies ----Mrs Dalgleish was
on Friday ----
Inquest - Akaroa - 034a
DALGLEISH - an inquest
held at Waeckerles Hotel,
Akaroa, drowned on the 16th by the upsetting of a boat
body of Mary Dalgleish,
bodies of other 3 not yet located. ---
a very long column.
Napier - Inquest - 035
MORDON - Peter,
on Sunday at Pohui ------
Timaru - 036
WEBB - seaman Webb's
remains found ------
Refusal of Duty - 037
MURPHY - John, and
on board the brig Windhover was charged ------
Akaroa Boat Accident -
038 page 2
BRYANT - body found on
Saturday of Mr George Bryant -
inquest held on
Saturday. -------- a long
TAYLOR - A fatal accident occurred at Greenstone on
Saturday. A large
boulder giving way, George Taylor, a miner, was
killed and another named
Stewart had his leg broken
.Dunedin - 041-1
Stewart, Customs Locker, whose foot was injured a month
ago, in an accident at Universal Bond, died yesterday.
Destitute Persons - 043
MAZEY - Charles, charged
refusing to contribute to his mother's support, has no job and
wife and 5 children to support -----
Wife Desertion - 045
WILSON - Geo.
deserted his wife --- was ordered to apy15s a week support ----
.Nelson - PETERSEN
LEWIS - 047
The schooner Twilight, trading to Kaipara, was lost in a
gale. Captain Meiklejohn
and 2 seamen were wrested
overboard. The Captain was saved,
but the seamen Petersen
and Lewis were drowned.
Nelson - Deaths - 047
WEBSTER - George Webster, of
Hokianga, well known in Auckland commercial
circles, died suddenly of apoplexy.
PETERSON - and
LEWIS - Captain Meiklejohn
and 2 seamen were washed overboard, the Captain was saved but the
seamen Peterson and Lewis drowned-
Napier - Captain St.
George - 048
The remains of Captain St. George, buried 8 months ago, where
fell at Porutu, have been removed to Napier, and were buried
yesterday afternoon with military honours. The ceremony
began at 1 o'clock, and lasted until after dark. The whole of
Militia and Volunteers
turned out and all places of business were
closed during the funeral
2 May 2005
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