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Fatal shipwreck -
The coastal steamer Ruby of the Hauraki steamship
Co. fleet, was totally wrecked on the Mangawai bar, 30 miles
north of Auckland, yesterday.
A man and boy were
drowned, ------ their names have not been
HARRIS - Sergeant H.G.L.C.Harris,
son of Major Harris, of Pukekohe, died rather suddenly
yesterday of typhoid. he was 24 years old.
Death by sunstroke -
BRADBURY - on Saturday a young man
named William Alfred Bradbury, a stepson of Mr PRATT, grocer aqnd
baker, of Montreal street, north.
died from the effects of a
sunstroke received on January 11th. He was supposes to be on a
fair way to recovery, when he suffered a relapse and
died as above.
Le SOEUR - Mr
J.Le Sueur, well known in sporting circles, died this morning
aftera long illness. Mr Le Soeur was one of the principal
bookmakers in New Zealand
advent of the totalisator, and during different periods was
part owner of 1 or 2 race horses.
Inquest - Auckland -
MAHON - Maurice Mahon, employed by Mr
Hunter at Ohaupo, was found dead in a paddock, and
inquest was held,
verdict returned of death from pleurisy and heart disease.
MENDELSON - It is with regret we have to
announce the sudden death on Saturday afternoon last, of Mrs
Mendelsohn, wife of Mr Louis Mendelsohn. ------
born in Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire, and arrived here with her husband nearly 30
years ago. she was in her 51st year.----- she leaves a
family of 4,
3 daughters and one son, together with her
April 1893 - page
Wedding write up -
MASON - EDWARDS - on Thursday last a large attendance
of friends assembled at the Fendalton Church, on the occasion
of the marriage of Mr G.H.Mason
to Miss Gertrude
Edwards, of Ararat, Victoria, amongst those present
being a number of members of the Union Rowing Club, and East
Christchurch Football Club.
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April 1893 page
BROUGHTON - Mr Edward Broughton, an old and
esteemed resident, was found at midnight
------ the cause of death was apoplexy
Shipping - London -
arrived - Cambrian Princess, ship,
from Lyttelton, (December 1st)
Anakonda, barque, from Gisborne (December 18)
April 1893 page
Death at Hospital -
ROGERS - Mrs Rogers, the victim of the
unfortunate accident by fire at Huxley street, Sydenham,
succumbed to her injuries this morning, never having recovered
from the shock to her system.
an inquest will be held.
In divorce - 001
DRUMMOND and REYNOLDS - Mr Martin for the
plaintiff, Mr Donnelly for the defendant, and Mr Joyce
for the co-respondent. email for a copy.
Wellington - inquest -
DACK - The inquest on the woman Mrs Dack,
found dead in Cuba street, showed that she had fallen down in
a fit. A verdict of death from natural causes
Auckland - bankruptcy -
ALDERS - Joseph Alders, coachbuilder ----
Sudden death -
WRIGHT - Mrs S.A.Wright died suddenly last
night at the res of Mrs Hammond, Victoria street,
Richmond, ----- an inquiry will be held at 10am
Drowning accident -
BIRCH - the funeral of the lad Horace
J.Birch, who was drowned at Sumner, took place at Riccarton
yesterday. ---- from Fendalton school, of which deceased was a
wedding write up -
NORTHCOTE - LANCE - Waikari was en
fete on Thursday, the occasion being the marriage of Miss Edith
Marion Lance, only daughter of Mr J.D.Lance, of Horsley
and Mr J.A.
Northcote, of Highfield Station, son of Rev
H.M.Northcote, of Mokohampton, Devonshire and
nephew of the late Lord Iddesleigh.
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Okain's Bay -
MASON - Emma on Thursday last there passed away, in Okain's Bay a
young lady greatly respected by all --- Miss Emma
Mason. She had been suffering from
for over 18 months. ------ lots more
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Obituary - 002
REID - Mr James Reid,
a well known tailor and a prominent member of the Caledonian
Society, died this afternoon after a long illness.
10 April 1893
HAYES - James Hayes, aged 76 years of
age, slipped and broke his hip ---- he died this
morning, the doctor gave a certificate of death as heart
Fatal accident -
ALLAN - a man named Allan, who was engaged in
trimming trees at the residence of Mr A.R.Kirk, Hazeldean
road, was accidently killed ----------
Wellington - inquest -
FLANAGAN - at
the inquest on Flanagan, who was found in the harbour on Saturday,
--- a verdict of drowned was returned.
CLARKE - the body of George Clarke,
Inspector of the Premanent Way of the Merer and Mokau railway
line, who has been missing since April 2nd,
recovered in the Waikato river yesterday. Mr Clarke had been
in the Government service for 18 years, and was transferred from
Hamilton in August last.
LASSEN - an inquest touching the death of
Ragna Olive Lassen, aged 7 years, took place at Mrs Twose's
East Oxford on Saturday forenoon.--- death due to inflamation
of the lungs,
a verdict to that effect was given.
HAY - William, it is with sincere regret we
record the death ---- at the early age of 28 of Mr William
Hay, for some years a member of the composing staff of the Lyttelton
Deceased served his time in
the Bruce Herald office, afterwards working in Dunedin, and
eventually settling in Christchurch. he was unmarried
In divorce - 003
DRUMMOND - April 17 for the hearing of this
ALLAN - an inquest touching the death of
George Allan, who met his death---- the jury
returned a verdict of accidental death.
DURWARD - Alexander Durward, a
flaxmiller at Heriot, received fatal injuries yesterday
through being caught by the sleeve of his coat ---------
A1 Hotel -
ROLLO - a
middle aged man named Herbert Evelyn Rollo, an inquest will be
held this evening.
Wednesday 12 April 1893
CAMPBELL - the captain and owner of the scow
May, a half-caste named Thomas Campbell, while on a
voyage from Mercury Bay to Auckland with kauri logs,
between ----------- died from injuries, he was a married
man and his wife resides here.
Sudden death at Richmond -
JACKSON - Mrs Mary Ann Jackson, wife of Mr
Jackson, farmer, living at Riccarton, died suddenly at
the residence of her mother,
Mrs Eliza Champness, who lives on the
Shirley road, Richmond, Mrs Jackson who was about 34 years of
LANE - Mrs Lane, wife of Captain
Lane, master of the missing chooner Maile, died today at
her home in Ponsonby. She worried a great deal over the
drowning of her husband, whose boat is now 52 days out from
Launceston, Tasmania, Mrs Lane leaves a family of
several young children.
Waikato - Large funeral -
McNICOL - the funeral of the late Mr McNicol
today was attended by 5000 people, and was the largest ever known in
13 April 1893
HAY - Mr William Hay
was held was shown by the large attendance at his funeral
yesterday. about 300 persons followed his remains to
their last resting
Addington Cemetery. -------- a long piece
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14 April 1893
Dunedin - Fatal
BURKE - Patrick Burke, farmer, of
Waitaki, was killed yesterday through his horse taking fright.
FAULKNER - an inquest was held at the Hospital
this afternoon --- A verdict of accidental death was
TABROM - at the inquest on the body of
Francis Tabrom ---
Monday 17 April 1893
Oamaru - fatal accident -
DOYLE - John Doyle, a farm labourer,
single, was killed this morning in the main street of the
In divorce - 004
DRUMMOND and REYNOLDS -
this was a husband's petition for divorce --- married in
Christchurch in 1869 and lived in Lyttelton, Christchurch and
Timaru, had 4 children, -------
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Tuesday 18 April
In divorce -
NICOLL - a
petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by George Nicoll
carpenter, for the dissolution of his marriage ---------
Obituary - Auckland -
STANISLAUS - Rev Sister Mary , one of the Sisters of
Mercy, died at St Mary's on Saturday. --- was born in
Sydney, was located in Auckland,
her religious professions in 1865.
The Late Mr E.C.
CRADDOCK - Mr C.E.Craddock was
held, were fully shown yesterday afternoon by the large number of
persons who followed his
remains to their last resting place in the Public
Cemetery Linwood. The East Christchurch and Richmond schools
closed in the afternoon out of
respect to the deceased, who was one of the masters of the former
school up to the time of his death. ---- lots more
Masterton - Fatal Gun accident -
ASHWORTH - a boy aged 13, named
Ashworth, accidentally shot himself ------ at Eketahuna.
Friday 21 April
The Late Mr
DIDSBURY - Mr George Didsbury, Government
Printer, died late last night, aged 54, after a short
illness. ---- He leaves a widow and a family of 5 sons and
daughters, most of whom are grown up.
22 April 1893
Auckland - fatal
TYE - Walter Tye, 21 years of age, working in a
gravel pit at Lake Takapuna yesterday, --- from which he
died last night.
Fatal accident - 006
CHAPMAN ---- Mr
Chapman died yesterday morning from injuries he received ------ the
body will be at Mt White tonight --- Mr Edward Chapman was
the 3rd son
of of the late Mr Robert Chapman, who was one of the earliest
run-holders in the Canterbury Settlement.
What is now
known as the Springbank Estate, was the 2nd run taken up in the
province. email for a copy
Unclaimed Pension - 007
Thomas Davis & George Haskell, Royal
Navy; Ephraim Kenknight, 21st Foot:;
Timothy Moriarty, 2nd Royal Irish Rifles;
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Ship Tainui - 008
Ship Tainui cleared for Rio de Janeiro &
London, long list of names of
passengers. eamil for a copy
24 April 1893
Auckland - 012
FORGIE - Richard
Forgie,-------- aged 21 died at his parents residence,
Parnell, from injuries received in a glove fight at the Zealandia
with John Nicholson, a professional
boxer. ----------- the inquest on Forgie will be held
Funeral - 009
BRADFORD - William Bradford, who
died from injuries received in a football match at Ashburton on
Wednesday, took place yesterday afternoon,
and was attended by a large number of comrades of
the football field. Bradford who was 16 years of age -------
His body was interred in the Public
Cemetery, Linwood. email for a copy
Inquest - 010
CHAPMAN - Mr Edward
Chapman ----- evidence was led at great
length. verdict met his death by mortification, caused
by a bullet glancing off the shoulder of a bull
-- no blame attaches to any of the shooting
party. email for a copy
Cust - 011
CHAPMAN - Mr E.Chapman has produced a
feeling of genuine sorrow throughout this district, in which the
deceased was so well known and widely respected.
of the Cust Road Board and many other ways the deceased rendered
valuable service. email for a copy.
Property Sales - 013
TRUSCOTT - A.C. sold to Mr Williamson, 9
acres 3rrods 36 perches --- near Styx.
THOMPSON - John, sold to Mr Thompson,
TREFOIL Farm, at Kaikoura, of 850
acres sold to Messrs H.C. & G.
In Bankruptcy -
COULL - --- the estate
of Phillip Coull, carpenter,
Auckland - 012
FORGIE - At the inquest yesterday
afternoon on Richard Forgie, who died from the effects of
injuries received -----
Thursday 27 April 1893
LAWRENCE - Clothes and boots, the property of
Edward Lawrence, a resident of Bannockburn, have been found on the
New Plymouth - death of an old settler -
KING - Mr Thomas King, Chairman of the Harbour
Board, died at 4 o 'clock this morning, aged 73 years.
He was one of the first settlers, arriving here on the
in 1841. --- He leaves a widow and 3 sons and 1
daughter. Dr Truby KING
of Seacliffe Lunatic Asylum, Mr Newton King, auctioneer
Mr Henry King, Mrs Marchant of
Death of Premier of New Zealand -
Mr BALLANCE - a lot of information about
Mr Ballance and his life.
Saturday 29 April 1893
Dunedin - sudden death -
FORRESTER - William Forrester, an
elderly man, died suddenly at Mosgiel from heart disease.
SNELL - an
inquest was held at the Club Hotel, Sydenham, yesterday ------
Frederick Snell, who met his death on Thursday.----------
GRIFFITHS - ------- of Mr Whitney
Griffiths at the residence of his parents, Whitney
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