Papers Past -
Star - Christchurch - 1884 -
December - BMD
Don't forget to use the
Edit and Find to highlight a name on this page
for a newspaper
copy, please quote day and date of paper and
number beside entry
Births - 001
ABEL - on 28 Nov. to wife
of J. Abel - a son.
DAVIS - on 27 Nov at John
street, North Opawa to wife of H.B.Davis - a daughter
PATTERSON - on 27 Nov. at the
Schoolhouse, Ferry road, to wife of Mr J.J.Patterson
- a son.
Deaths - 004
MITCHELL - on 20 Nov. at ---
St. Albans, William Thomas Mitchell, --- son of Robert Henry
& Jane, grandson of Boyd Thomson,
Temuka, in his 4th year.
OLDFIELD - on 29 Nov. at
Brenchley Farm, Lyttelton, William Oldfield, in his 72nd
RUSBRIDGE - on 30
Nov at Woolston, Jane, wife of Henry F.
Rusbridge, aged 48
SMITH - on 29 Nov. at
Kaiapoi, Mary Sarah, wife of Montague H.Smith, aged
Funeral Notice - 002
John, son of Mr Hutchinson
------ at 3-15 tomorrow for the Church of England Cemetery
Birth - 009
BOAG - on 23 Nov. at
College Lodge, Christchurch, to wife of T.D.Boag
- a son.
Deaths - 009
PEARCE - on 2 Dec
at Sydenham, Susan, bel. wife of Thomas Pearce, aged
SIMPSON - at
Kirwee, George Simpson, late of South Australia, aged
Funeral Notices - 013
SCOTT - Mr Thomas
--- leave his res. Selwyn street, at 3pm tomorrow for
the Addington Cemetery.
PEARCE - U.A.O.D.
Campbell Lodge No 128 ---- Bro Pearce's
late Wife leave his res. Gladstone street, Sydenham, for
the Addington Cemetery.
3 December 1884
Births - 017
AMYES - on 28 Nov. at
Papanui Hotel, Mrs Chales Amyes - a daughter
LEGG - on 2 Dec at
Christchurch, to wife of Henry Legg - twins.
Marriages - 017
HORWELL - BROWN - on 12 Nov. at
--- William Parkes, eld. son of
J.Horrell to Joan Couper. 5th dau. of A. Brown,
Deaths - 017
MARSH - on 17 Sept.
at res. of his mother, Bog
Forest, Guernsey, W.H.S. Marsh, lately at Waltham
road, Sydenham, aged 25 years.
Death - 018
FORD - on 3 Dec. at
Papanui, George, 2nd son of Mr A. Ford, aged 18 years.
Marriage - 022
BOAZ - REEVE - on 27 Nov. at
--- Samuel Boaz to Annie Elizabeth Reeve.
Deaths - 022
POWER - on 4 Dec at
Royal Hotel, Ashburton, Annie, wife of George
Power, aged 22 years.
TREVOR - on 3 Dec. at
Trevorton, Ashburton, Matilda, wife of James E.
LANE - on 3 Dec at
Theodore, 3rd dau. of Frederick & Jane Lane, aged
6 December 1884
Births - 024
HARRIS - on 5 Dec.
at Tuam st Linwood, to wife of Ernest E.Harris
- a son.
TICEHURST - on 4
Dec at Lyttelton to wife of Captain Robert Ticehurst
- a daughter.
McCLURE - on 5 Dec
at Christchurch to wife of William George McClure, MD,
- a son.
Marriage - 024
MOORE - LYSAGHT
- on 26 Nov. at Hawera,
Taranaki, Francis E. Moore to Sophia Augusta, dau. of
J.R.Lysaght, of Mokora?
Birth - 030
BROOKE - on 6 Dec at the
Dispensary, Kaiapoi, to Mrs C.M.Brooke, - ason.
Marriage - 030
MORTON - HILL - on 1 Dec at
--- Charles Roland Morton to Nellie Hill, both
Death - 030
JEFFORD - on 7 Dec
at Avonville, James Alford, son of late Mr James
Jefford, aged 13.
Funeral Notice - 031
RAY - Jane, wife
of Mr Charles Ray, Ashburton,
leave his res Peter street, Ashburton, on
Tuesday 9th at 2 o'clock.
9 December 1884
Birth - 033
HOLMES - on 24 Nov
at Sydenham to wife of G.G.Holmes -
twins, son and daughter
Marriage - 033
ROUND - WRIGHT - on
11 Nov at -- --- Elisha, 2nd son
of Mr Elisha Round of Woolston to Isabella, 4th dau. of Mr
David Wright, of Lyttelton.
Funeral - 032
CLEARY - W.S.
---- Loyal City of Norwich Lodge No 4356,
Marriage - 039
RAE - RUSHTON - on
6 Dec at -- William John, son of David Rae, of Liverpool, t Emily
Jane Elizabeth, dau. of
late Mark Rushton, of --- London.
Death - 040
MacKAY - at
Dungog, NSW, Jean Scott Mackay, mother of
A.M'D.Cooper, of this city.
11 December 1884
Marriage - 050
MORGAN - SMITH -
on 3 Dec. at Waikari, --
Andrew Morgan, of Hurunui to Helen Maria, dau.
of John Smith, of Yambuck, Victoria.
Deaths - 050
BUTTON - on 9
Dec. Sidney, eldest son of
Benjamin and Sarah Button, of Colombo street, aged 11 years.
O'NEILL - on 10
Dec. at Church Bush,
Kaiapoi, Mary, wife of Mr Patrick O'Neill, aged 30
Birth - 054
GIBB - on 8
Dec at Lichfield street east, to wife of John Gibb
- a daughter.
Marriage - 054
REYNOLDS - De MONTGOMERY
- on 3 Dec. at ---
John Reynolds to Theresa Marie de Montgomery, both of
Deaths - 054
DOHRTY - on 11
Dec. at his res. Windmill road, Hugh Dohrty, in his
44th year. ----
PLASKETT - at the
Christchurch Hospital, died
suddenly, through accident, Thomas Plaskett, late of
Oxford West, in his 40th year.
Funeral Notice - 054
DOHERTY - Hugh
--- on Saturday 13th at 2-30pm for the
13 December 1884
Births - 057
TRENT - on 12 Dec.
at Durham street north, to wife of Frederick Trent, -
PITHER - on 12
Dec. at Waddington, to wife of John Pither - a
Marriage - 057
INGOLD - GREENAWAY
- on 10 Dec. at --- Samuel
R. Ingold to Charlotte, only dau. of late John Greenaway,
both of this city.
Death - 057
McKAY - on 12 Dec.
at her parents res. Brookside,
Elizabeth, 4th and dearly loved dau. of Alexander & Christina
McKay, in her 17th year -----
Funeral Notice - 058
COVERLEY - James
John, leave his res. Salt's Gully,
Lyttelton, Sunday at 3-30pm for the Catholic Cemetery
COVERLEY - Loyal
City of Norwich Lodge, Lyttelton -------
Death - 060
KNOTT - on 15 Dec.
at her parents res. Daisy Paddock,
Avonside, Elinor Winifred, 2nd dau. of Samuel & Eliza
Knott, aged 9mths.
Funeral Notice - 061
KNOTT - Elinor
Winifred, dau. of Mr S.Knott for
the Avonside Churchyard, at 3-30pm tomorrow 16th
17 December 1884
Birth - 064
SMITH - on 10 Dec.
to wife of Captain Smith (barque Notero)
- a daughter.
KEIR - on 16
Dec at Rangiora, David
Niven, eld. son of Jessie Keir, aged 21 years, result
of an accident.
MORRALL - on 16
Dec. Margaret, youn. dau. of Benjamin
and Ellen Morrall, result of an accident, in her 16th year.
MOODY - on 16
Dec. at his res. Victoria Tce, Woolston,
Alexander Moody, aged 70.
Births - 070
FUCHS - on 13
Dec. at Avonside, to wife of Mr W. Fuchs - a
O'HALLORAN - on 13 Dec.
at Glentui station to wife of John O'Halloran - a
Marriages - 070
DAVIDSON - RHIND
- on 15 Dec. at ---- Peter
Davidson to Nellie, dau. of Alexander Rhind, Esq,
both of Aberdeen -----
JONES - PENTECOST -
on 17 Dec. at --- Charles Edwin
Jones to Elizabeth (Bessie) dau. of late William
Thomas Pentecost, of Rangiora.
Deaths - 070
CAMPBELL - on 15
Dec at Brighton, England, Mary McCleverly, wife of
Robert Hume Campbell, of Glendarnol.
MARSHALL - on 17
Dec at his res. Lochend, Lakeside, Robert Marshall,
aged 63 years
ROUSE - on 18
Dec at Lyttelton, John Thomas Rouse, in his 53rd year.
20 December 1884
Deaths - 076
MAXWELL - on 10
October, at Tunbridge Wells,
England, Edward Constable Maxwell, of Racecourse
Hill, aged 37 years.
McPHAIL - on 16
Dec. at Springfield, Methven,
Agnes, wife of Alexander McPhail, aged 31 years.
SOHMAN - on 18
Dec at his fathers res.
Church street, Oxford, 2nd son of John Sohman,
in his 21st year.
Funeral Notices - 075
CHANEY - Florence,
dau. of Mr W. Chaney, leave 19
Lichfield street, for the Addington Cemetery, tomorrow
Sunday at 2pm.
ROUSE - John
Thomas, leave Winchester street,
Lyttelton, on Sunday 21st at 3pm for the English
ROUSE - Dr.
J.T. Lyttelton Heart of Oaks Lodge -----
Birth - 080
COOKE - on 19
Dec. at her res. Holly road, to wife of
W.S.Cooke - a daughter.
Deaths - 080
CHANEY - on 19 Dec.
Florence Ada, be. dau. of George and Ada Chaney, aged 6
weeks and 4 days.
DUNCAN - on 22
Dec. at Strowan, Thomas Smith Duncan aged 63.
GRIGG - on 19 Dec.
at Longbeach, Martha Maria Grigg, aged 54.
PATTERSON - on 20
Dec at the Schoolhouse, Ferry
road, Archibald, infant son of John James and Annie
MADDISON - on 21
Dec. Esther Ethel, dau. of J.C. and J. Maddison.
23 December 1884
Marriage - 091
SINCLAIR - WORTLEY
- on 17 Dec. at -- Edward, son of Edward
North Shields, England to Louisa Jane, dau.of William
Death - 091
DUNCAN - on 22
Dec at Strowan, Papanui
Road, Thomas Smith Duncan, Crown Prosecutor, aged 63.
24 December 1884
Births - 095
HALE - on 19 Dec.
at --- Merivale to wife of Thomas Hale -
PARTRIDGE - on 22
Dec at South-east belt, to Mrs W.H.Partridge -
STEAD - on
24th at merivale to wife of G.G.Stead - a
Marriages - 095
SIMPSON - WHITE
- on 22 Dec at --- Alfred
Simpson to Katie, dau of William White,
Rangiora, and g.daughter of late Thomas White, --- England.
SINCLAIR - WORTLEY
- on 17 Dec at ---Edward, son of Edward Sinclair, of North
Shields, England to Louisa Jane, dau. of William N. Wortley, of
Deaths - 095
SEFTON - at
Wakefield. Yorkshire, George Newton Sefton, aged 67
BULLER -on 23 Dec
at her res. Papanui road, (6
weeks after her hus.) widow of late Rev. James Buller, aged
Funeral Notice - 096
BULLER - leave her
res. Norwood Villa, Papanui
Road, on Friday 26 dec at 10-30am for the Weslyan Cemetery.
Birth - 099
STEAD - on 24 Dec
at Merivale to wife of G.G.Stead - a daughter.
Death - 101
TULLEY - on 24 Dec.
at 69 Salisbury street, Arthur
Wilfred, infant son of Joseph and Jane Tulley, aged 2 mths.
27 December 1890
Deaths - 105
CLARK - on 25
Dec. at her late res. William street, Mary Elizabeth
Clark, in her 26th year.
LITTLE - on 25
Dec at South Rakaia, Thomas Little, aged 40
29 December 1890
Births - 106
GORDON - on 5 Dec. to
wife of George Gordon, Bryndwr, of twins - son
MANSFIELD - on 22
Dec. at Alcester street, to wife of
James Wilson Mansfield - a daughter, stillborn.
MOORE - on 28 Dec, at
Avonville, to wife of F.W.W. Moore, Waikuku. -
Marriages - 106
BEECHEY - SCHICK -
on 15 Dec at --- John
Beechey, to Amelia C.Schick, 4th dau. of Christian
SQUIRE - LILILTHAL
- on 24 Dec. at Mrs
Pearse's, --- George, eldest son of George Squire,
Ingwardleigh, Devon, to Marie Lilinthal,
Deaths - 106
GORDON - on 5
Dec. Reginald, and on
23 Dec. Alice Zealandin, inf. children of George and Mary
VICTOR - on 19 Dec.
at the Schoolhouse,
Waddington, Gilbert Aubrey Dobson, inf. son of James &
harriet Victor ------
LAMBIE - on 24 Dec
at Kyle, John Drummond Lambie, eld. son of Mr John
Lambie, age 18
CUTTER - on 27
Dec. at her res. Ferry
road, Martha, beloved wife of George Cutter, aged 29
MANSFIELD - on 27
Dec at Alcester street, Mary
Jane, bel wife of James Wilson Mansfield and 2nd dau of
late Richard KING, aged
Funeral Notices - 107
Sarah, of Governor's Bay, leave
at 3 o'clock tomorrow, for the Governor's Bay Cemetery.
30 December 1884
Birth - 109
MANHIRE - on 28
Dec. at Hillview Villa, Stark's
road. Spreydon, to wife of W.H.Manhire - a daughter.
Marriage - 109
TISCH - KERR -
on 22 Dec at --- Philip
Tisch to Anne Williams Kerr, widow of Staff-Sergeant Major
Kerr, late R.A.
Deaths - 109
BOND - on 29 Dec.
at Weslyan Parsonage, East
belt, Marion Daisy, bel. dau. of Rev George and Annie
Bond, aged 3 years 9mths.
COTTON - on 6 Nov.
at Blackheath, near London,
Colonel Robert Cotton late Commander of the 37th Madras
Grenadiers and father of Robert
of Lyttelton, aged 72
31 December 1884
Birth - 111
COSTER - on 27 Dec
at Somerton, South Rakaia to wife of E.S.Coster
- a daughter
Marriage - 111
MOOR - NORTHEY
- on 24 Dec. at bride's res. Lyttelton
by ---- George Moor to Lavinia Northey.
Victorian papers please copy.
Deaths - 111
WRIGGLESWORTH - on
25 Oct. at --- Camberwell Green,
London, Sydney Harold beloved brother of George Henry
Wrigglesworth, of this town.
BARNETT - on 29
Dec at Andover road, St
Albans, Dorothy, infant dau. of Frank W. Barnett,
aged 33 days.
KEITH - on
29 Dec. at Christchurch Hospital, Charles A. Keith, in his
PONSFORD - on 30
Dec at her parents res. ----
Hereford street, Mabel, dearly bel. dau. of John
& Henrietta Ponsford, aged 3 years 2mths.
Funeral Notice - 112
John, Loyal City of Norwich Lodge, Lyttelton.
5 March 2009