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- 1871 - October
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Monday 2 October 1871
Accident - 001
PRICE - Mr James Price,
dealer, was riding homewards ----thrown from horse --- some
were broken ---
Deaths - 002
SHEPARD - Mr W.H. prop. of
coaches from Wanganui to New Plymouth. -----
from the coach
-- kicked by the horse -----died at Wanganui
JACKSON - a shoemaker
Blenheim has died -----
MORTON - Thomas
miner form Greymouth has drowned ----
in a claim at Moonlight diggings Peter dell was
recovered injured but alive.
Dunedin - 003
Clifton Falls Station has
purchased for --- by Menlove
Registrar's returns -
Births - Christchurch district for month of
was 108 - 59 males and 49 females
Deaths - 12 - 7 males and 5
Marriages - 28
For corresponding month in 1870 numbers were 95,
29, and 21
Blenheim - 004
HAMEL - Mr was drowned
crossing the overflow south of the Opawa bridge in the coach ------
Adelaide - September 29th - 004a
MAIN - Mr Main, a chemist, and an old
colonist, died suddenly.
Melbourne - September 30th - 004b
MARRIATT - A woman named Ann Marriatt,
found murdered on the beach near
Wellington - 005
MASON - Mr, an old
settler, died suddenly -- at the inquest the verdict was death from
Dunedin - 006
McILROY - Mr,
found dead in rear of the Golden Age, was prop. of the
9 October 1871 page 2
Auckland - 006a
Dr Stratford is dead.
Wednesday 11 October 1871
Supreme Court - - Bankruptcies - 007
Robert, --- meeting of creditors for
CRESSWELL - George
-- deed of arrangement ----
COLE - Herbert Page
--- excecution of deed of arrangement ---
FENWICK - Henry,
excecution of deed of arrangement ---
MOORHOUSE - William
Sefton, meeting of creditors ---
Accident at Flaxton -
BLOOMFIELD - Henry,
---- riding a horse --- thrown --- fractured
his skull, lies in a precarious state --- lots
Accident - Christchurch - 010
LEE - daughter
Mr Lee -- going to school -- run over --- broke her leg
Letters of Naturalization - 011
Francois, of Lyttelton, Roman Catholic priest.
CHERVIER - Jean
Roman Catholic priest
Desertion - Lytttelton - 011a
WHARTON - Frederick, a boy
board the brig Speedy --- remanded
Taranaki - 012a
McKENZIE - Mr McKenzie of
been killed by a falling tree.
1871 page 2
Wellington - 012b
FRASER - Thomas Fraser, a settler since
died this morning.
Deaths - 013
WELLS - Mr
commission agent, Dunedin, late of Hamilton,
COHEN - E.A.
auctioneer of Auckland, has died suddenly.
washed off his horse at Rakaia in the ford
--- inquest will be held ----
Death - 016
DEAN - John, a
stevedore, died suddenly from heart disease
Inquest - 017
PESTER - Caroline Ann,
aged 10mths died suddenly on Friday ---- convulsions
----- more --- died from natural causes.
Rakaia - 018
UNWIN - the name
the man who drowned in the Rakaia on Monday who occupied
farm about 3 miles from Rolleston.
Accident - 018a
- The child of a farmer named died from burns received
Napier - 019
clerk in the Telegraph Dept, died suddenly
Dunedin - 019a
labourer was killed by falling from a dray at
Tapanui - 021
McLAUGHLAN - Dr, died
suddenly on Sunday.
Auckland - 022
SHEEHAN - Mr D. late of the
Governor browne Hotel, died suddenly -- 1000 persons
attended the funeral.
Funeral write-up - 023
LOCKYEAR - Mr, funeral took place at the Avonside
------ left a widow and 5 children ---- lots more
Dunedin - 024
CARGILL - Mrs,
relict of the first superintendant, died yesterday
Auckland - 024a
COHEN - At the inquest on Mr Cohen,
verdict was suicide by taking
strychnine, whilst under great mental excitement.
Bluff - 027
KEENS - The Alhambra left
Melbourne on the 21st inst. at 3pm and arrived at the
Bluff at 1-30pm. A Mr J.A.Keens, saloon passenger,
from inflamation of the brain on the 25th.
Melbourne - 026
COPE - Edward Cope, ex member of
Assembly is dead.
Found Drowned - 028
wife of Jesse Howroyd who is at work in Wellington,
more --- an inquest will be held.
Death Overboard - JOHNSTON
The schooner Kaiuma,
Maule, of this port, arrived
at Hokitika yesterday from Wanganui and that the report by Captain
of the "Lady Don" is verified. The Cook -
native of Aberdeen was washed overboard but particulars
are not to hand.
Serious Accident - 029
McDONALD - Mr,
Surveyor last Saturday --- riding down Riccarton Road
threw him 3 times --- feared he will lose sight of an eye.
Transfer of License - 030
SEXTON - Cornelius, of
Hotel, L yttelton ------- to Edward Dudley.
Inquest - 031
HOWROYD - Mrs
Harry Howroyd, son aged 14 and his father had been working in
Wellington for about 17mths ------- lots more -----
3 May 2005