- Christchurch - Star
- 1875 - August - Snippets -
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Monday 2 August
Countess of Kintore - 001
PARRY - The cook of the
ship was found dead in his bunk on Saturday morning. an
inquest will be hrld later in the day.
Lyttelton - 002
YOUNG - Mrs Young,
rediding at Salt's Gully, ---- family laid down with fever
----- child killed ---- more ----
Inquest - 003 and 004
PARRY - Edwin D. Parry,
cook onboard Countess of Kintore, who was found dead last Friday
--- death from natural causes.
Accident - 005
CAMPBELL - Mrs, driving
along Colombo st, horse shied, ran against a milk cart driven by a boy
John THOMPSON ---- milk
cart belonged to
Mr David DOUGLAS.
Waimate - 006
RITTER & HONS
- John Henry Ritter and William Hons, Germans who resided
together in the Waimate Bush, ----- Hons accidently killed ------
BLAIRGOWIE - sailed
25 May 1976 from London - 007
Passengers - for Canterbury -
Saloon - Mrs Sarah Bassett, Miss Madeline Bassett, Mr
S.K.Bassett, Mr W.J.Bassett, Mr W.M.Cardiff, Dr
Husband, Mr Francis Ellis, Mrs Ellis, Florence
Ellis, L.R. Woodruffe, esq. and Charlotte A.Sweet,
Esq. about 430 immigrants.
LACTURA - from
London - sailed 2 June - 007
Passengers for Canterbury -
Saloon - Rev J.Shearman, Mrs Shearman and family, Mr
E.Marshall, Mr Thos. S.Henderson, Mr S. Pool, Mr
H.B.White, Mr B.Tyerman, Mr Gordon Millington,
Mr Jno H.Louche, Mr F.Hull, Miss Armitage, Miss
Marcroft, and Dr Pilco.
2nd cabin - Mr J.Parsons, Mr L.S.Tatham, Mr and Mrs
T.Hughes, Mr Chas. Ranson, Mr Alfred Ranson, Mr Jas.
S.Piper, Mr and Mrs jas. F.White, Mr H.E. Wollage, Mr
Fred Furze, Mrs Mary A.Jacobs, Mr and Mrs Chas. Skipper,
Mrs Glozier, Miss Ada Glozier, Mr A.Wychodil?
Auckland - Funeral - 008
BECKHAM - Judge Beckham's
funeral was --- today ------
Death - 009
PIZZEY - Mr the younger
brother in Pizzey & Co died last night --- during his 2
years residence he was much respected.
Friday 5 August
Slaughter-house licenses granted - 010
DANN - James, section
313, Avon District.
HARTNELL - John W.
section 6276 Hororata.
Protection of Earnings - 011
Jane, protection of earnings from her husband
Inquest - 012
SLOPER - John, died on
Monday --- employed at the Oxford Bush on 19 July drawing logs
with a team of bullocks, one kicked him in the stomach ----
Immigrants - 014
Star of China
- a number of immigrants per Star of China, have been sent to
branch depots at Rakaia, Ashburton and Rangiora and can be engaged
Dunedin - 015
TOLMIE - Mr W.A.
Tolmie, M.H.R. died last night, he had been ill for some
time but nothing serious was anticipated.
Greymouth - 016
O'CONNELL - the O'Connell
centenary celebrations yesterday were a great success ----- the
proceedings wound up with a banquet and ball ----
Drowned - 018
BLAIR - John Blair
a labourer of Lincoln, has been found drowned in the
----- leaves a wife and several children.
Neglected children - 020
WELSTEAD - Martha, James
R. Mary E. Francis and John P. Welstead ages ranging
from 9 to 2 years ----- sent to the Industrial
School for 7 years
--- more -----
Inquest - 021
BLAIR - John
--- found drowned in the L1 River near the Lincoln township ---
age 50 ---- verdict found drowned ----
Desertion - 022
Edward, on remand from Dunedin, was ordered to pay 20 shillings
Shipping - ALUMBAGH
Alumbagh from London brings 400 immigrants, 14
children and 2 adults died of measles and diarrhoea.
made the voyage in 100 days.
Neglect - 024 &
REID - James, was
charged with having neglected to pay 6s a week to Ann Carmichael for
support of his illegitimate daughter.
Inquest - 026
John, 2 boys named Cox and Hart found deceased lying on the
ground ---- arrived here 9mths ago, leaves a wife and
6 children, youngest aged 7.
Sale of Alford and Clent Hills
Runs - 027
Mr Charles Clark offered at auction yesterday ----- the 2
runs not reaching the reserve were passed in ------ more ---
Found Drowned - 028
McDONALD - Mr Chisnall,
farmer, --- body of a man named McDonald in the Waimakiriri --
resident of Yaldhurst, missing from his home on Sunday night.
Medals for discharged Soldiers
there are several discharged soldiers in the Province who have not yet
received their medals for services done --------- are at the
Imperial Pension Office -
Albert Barracks, Auckland.
12th Foot - John Teally, James Neilson, Alex
14th Foot - J.Quidley, J.Kin-han, M. Ryan,
40th Foot - Patrick Murphy, E. Rabbitt,
43rd Foot - J.Fisher, J.King, G.Moules,
J.Parker, R.M.R. Taylor
68th Foot - J.Ryan, W.Wilson,
65th Foot - J.Atkinson, E.Bridion, W.Day,
Thomas Dunn, Charles Carrall, D.Higgin,
J.Hooks, James Hyland, George Jackson,
G.Latter, W.Osmond, E.Smith,
71st Foot - J.Donnelly, H.Bailey,
J.Muggeridge, John Martin.
57th Foot - J.Barr, P.Berrins, Richard Bright,
P.Cavenagh, G. Brown, G.Haggarty, P.Loftus,
C.Jeffott, J.Sheehan, S.Ryan, G.Sly.
68th Foot - C.McEachen, Luke Madigan,
F.Noonan, C.Griffin, P.Learn,
99th Foot - J.McQuillan, S.Houston,
Drowning - 031
SHEEAN - wife of Mr John
Sheean of Tai-Tapu went with her baby to get water from
well ---- baby accidentally fell in and died.
Desertion - 032
SHOTT - Valentine,
adjourned case ---deserted his wife and child -----
lots more ------
Supreme Court - 033
MARTIN - James,
last examination 7 October
IRVING - James
Oldham - meeting of creditors 1 September
BARKER - John B. and
PAWSON - Thomas,
last examination 27 August
LLOYD - Walter,
last examination 7 October
Peter, widow of deceased Margery Galletly of
OWEN - Wm last
examination 7 October
Henry, meeting of creditors 1 September
Accidents - 036
William, Kaiapoi Island, a horse kicked him in the face
----- more ----
SNELL - little boy aged
7 nearly drowned at Kaiapoi ----- his friend rushed to get a stick for
him to hold onto Mr W. Heney saw and helped pull him out.
Inquest - 038
DAWSON - a male
child aged 9 weeks, Harriet dawson had twins, one male, one
female on 21 June the male child died on 24 August -----
Auckland - 040
DINES - a man
killed on the railway line near Penrose ---------
Accident - 041
WILLIS - Arthur
B. resing at Kilmore st, seriously injured by accidental
explosion of a pistol.shooting rabbits on Mr Tisch's farm, North rd,
Sudden Death - 042
Walter, about 35 years of age, a new arrival, he was
a schoolmaster, an inquest will be held. ---------
Inquest - 043
ELLIS - came here
from India, death resulted from effusion of serum on the brain.
8 September 2010