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Star - Christchurch - 1902 - June
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2 June 1902
Inquest - 001
BULL - -- Albert Bull, who died under
yesterday, will be held at 4-30pm today.
Wednesday 4 June 1902
Fire - 002
- A fire occurred on Saturday night opposite the
School, when Mr Thomas Rickerby's house was burnt to the
Thursday 5 June 1902
Death - 004
- much regret at the death in Lyttelton of Mrs
W.G.Fraser, wife of
sub-manager for the Union steamship Co. ---------
- Transfers of Licenses - 005
Cave Rock Hotel, Sumner - Alfred Burns to
Marine Hotel Sumner - R.Burland
Albion Hotel, Lyttelton -
H.Bailey to George Henry Pierce
Ocean View Hotel, Governor's Bay - Joseph
Bowie to Edward John Brownie
Renewals of Licenses
Agnes Johnston - Valley Hotel, Heathcote
John Mullins - Wharf Hotel, Woolston.
Charles Blatcher - Royal Hotel, Lyttelton.
S. Brooking - Sumner Hotel
C.W.Hammond - Heathcote Arms, Woolston.
Richard Richardson - British Hotel, Lyttelton.
Campbell Brown - Canterbury Hotel, Lyttelton.
Frederick Beverley - Saxon Hotel, Lyttelton.
Mary O'Brien - Lyttelton Hotel, Lyttelton.
R.J.Henry - Mitre Hotel, Lyttelton.
E.F.King - Empire Hotel, Lyttelton.
F.Pimm - Wheatsheaf Hotel, Teddington.
Dunedin - MUNGOVAN -
A miner named Michael Mungovan was killed last night by falling
down a shaft in the Deep Lead, Ida Valley.
Dunedin - MERCER
Another old identity Mr Andrew Mercer has passed away ---
He arrive in Otago by the Philip
Laing in 1848 and was the pioneer storekeeper in
He was Mayor of the city in 1874 and had been on the Commission
of the Peace since 1872.
Riccarton Licensing - Renewal of
Licenses - 009
Templeton Hotel - R.T.Day.
Prebbleton - B.P.Edwards.
Riccarton - T.Keiley.
Black Horse - Emily Smith.
Riccarton - M.Hobbs
Bush Inn - W.C.Webb
Papanui - W.A.Lawrence
Star - P.J.Kelly
Junction - A. D.H.Buchanan.
Lincoln - T.Yarr.
Phoenix - J.Cooper.
Talbot - J.Franks
Islington - J.Poff.
Transfers of Licenses - 009
Templeton Hotel - from C.W.Dawson to R.T.Day
Prebbleton Hotel - from G.Holt to
7 June 1902
Accidents & Fatalities - 010
BOYD - John, an old
age pensioner was found shot ---- at
Hobsinville ---- a gum digger and lived alone.
SIEDEBERG - Dr
Emily, only female physician in Dunedin was thrown out of a
trap -- 3 broken ribs ----
Peter, aged 66 years, drove into a baker's cart
--- on Otago Peninsula ----- died yesterday ------
Charles, 10 years of age -- watching football was
knocked down --- collar bone broken -----
Avon Licensing - Renwal of
Liscenses - 011
Belfast Hotel - D.M.Marshall.
Bower Hotel - Frank Mulholland
New Brighton Hotel - Henry James
Transfer of Licenses -
Belfast Hotel - Henry Smith to D.M.Marshall.
Divorces - 013
Ann Mary and James P.
SAMPSON - Aaron --
Thomas v Agnes
Monday 9 June
Accidents & Fatalities - 014
Hugh, found with serious wound in his head, died at
hospital, Auckland, inquest will be held
GRAHAM - a
boy was thrown from his horse at Hawera -- slight
inquest at Napier was found dead on Friday, death from
Charles, playing football at Marton on Saturday had
his leg broken just above the ankle
MACFIE - Mr
on board ss Tokomaru
at Lyttelton, chief officer of the steamer
broke his right leg below the knee.
Accidents & Fatalities
RAYNE - 016
--- Lieutenant Robert McKeich, of Lawrence, Otago,
was killed near Vereeniging on 4 June and Lieutenant Henry
Rayne, of Roslyn was slightly
wounded in the thigh. Both were members of the 9th
contingent. Trooper George Aitkins, of the 8th contingent
is dangerously ill ---- at Elandsfontein.
Lieutenant Robert McKeich leaves a wife and grown up
family, he was a butcher by trade.
10 June 1902
Fatality - 018
- Ivy, the daughter of Mrs Arthur Brown, of
Kaukapakapa, Auckland, aged 3 years was found
DUNCAN - 019
a cablegram has been received from Mr P.Duncan --- who left for a
trip to the Old Country a short time ago.
------ He will be in England during the
THOMAS - 020
---- Mark Thomas, of Agar & Thomas,
who is about to go to England ------ presented with a gold chain
bearing a maltese cross ----- and a
Kaiapoi rug for Mrs Thomas ------
11 June 1902
A fire ocurred at Woolston --- 5 roomed cottage was
completely destroyed --- owned by Mr J.J.Kellick and
occupied by his son Mr James Kellick ------
12 June 1902
Funeral - KENNY
The funeral of the boy Kenny ---- wound accidentally
sustained at Burnham, ------ took place at the
Sydenham Cemetery today ------ Burnham staff and inmates
Missing Person -
d'ORIDANT - 027
The mayor of Christchurch has received a letter fom a lady in
Nottingham, England, asking for information as to the wherabouts
of William Arthur Painter d'Oridant, last heard of 5 years ago in
Woodville - 028
- death of Dr A.C.Milne, who had been practising at
12 years -- he leaves a widow and 3 children.
Friday 13 June
Inquest - Palmeston
North - 030
---- boy Dender, who died from injuries by being caught in
a shaft of a gas engine ----
Burial - LAKE
Mr Charles Lake, an ex-member of the Elite Band, was buried on Sunday
June 1st. 16 members of the band attended in uniform. Mr
Lake was the 3rd
son of the late Mr W.T.M.Lake, also an ex-member of the band.
Burial - TRENEARY -
The services of the Christchurch Garrison Band were needed to play the
last tribute to the late Trooper Treneary who was buried on Sunday
----- the band mustered strongly under the leadership of
Deputy-Bandmaster Tankard ----- lots more ------
Property Sale -
Tai-Tapu - 034
the estate of the late Edmund Shakespeare, they sold the
Ellesmere Arms Hotel with 29 acres to Mr S.
10 and half acres close by to Mr R.A.Forbes ------
Accidents & Fatalities - 036
ROONEY - T.
the steerage cook of the Papanui,
and an old servant of the NZ Shipping Co. died on the voyage from
O'BRIEN - William,
a station hand at Hillersden, Blenheim about 45 years of
age was found dead in his bed this morning. an
inquest will be held tomorrow.
Tuesday 17 June
Bankruptcy - 038
DELAHUNT - Paul, an
old man of nearly 80 years who left his finances in charge of his son
Death - Lyttelton
- GRANTHAM - 039
--- Mr R.W.Grantham, formerly landlord of the Royal Hotel,
Lyttelton, who died ---- at the res. of his
son-in-law, Captain D.McKenzie.
He was only 47 years old and was the son of a very old
Friday 20 June
HUNSLEY - an inquest will be held tomorrow morning
--- Mrs Hunsley,
who died suddenly at Papanui yesterday evening.
Inquest - 048
- an inquest yesterday ---- infant son of Mr
Sandford, which had been found dead in bed in the morning.
---died from natural causes.
21 June 1902
WATSON - 049
A presentation to the the Rev Airay Watson and Mrs Watson who are
leaving Merivale ---- on the eve of their departure to
Mr A. Dudley Dobson
spoke ---- ------ more ------
Inquest - ROBERTS
An inquest was held ---- John Roberts, who died suddenly at
Mrs Cleary's boarding house yesterday afternoon.
----- due to heart disease. -----
Funeral - LOCHHEAD
The funeral of the late Mr John Lochhead, which took place at
Leeston this afternoon, was one of the largest attended
funerals ever seen in the district.
The procession being over a mile in length and comprising 150 vehicles.
------- there were visitors from all parts of the colony,
Wellington - McKEISH
Colonel Porter has cabled the Acting-Premier with the particulars
of the death of Lieutenant McKeish, of Lawrence. ------
Lietenant McKeish and Payne
both of Otago were riding beyond outposts were attacked by a
party of Boers. ------- also Lieutenants
Hickey, Caulton, and Colledge,
Sergeant W.Miller and Private Mackay are doing well in
hospital. at Harrismith.
Dunedin - BRUTON
Alfred Bruton, a lad of 14 years while driving a cart near
St Kilda Hospital on Saturday, struck the horse, which
became restive. The boy jumped off
and one of the wheels of the cart passed over his head ----
he died at half past three. -----
Fatalities - 056
Mr, died at sea on the voyage of the Waimate
from London to Auckland and was buried at sea.
LEVY - Lawrence
Arthur, aged 51 a member of the Auckland Stock Exchange.
24 June 1902
Petone - 059
- Mr James Coppin, one of the oldest residents of
died suddenly yesterday.
Fatality - 060
- Mr J.S.Allender, one of the proprietors of the
Works, fell into a tank of boiling lye ------ died
Inquest - ELLIS
George Ellis, who was found dead on the sandhills at
Burwood this afternoon. ----- Mary Ann Ellis, wife of
the deceased last saw him alive on 23 June
at Islington------- he was 47 years of
age, witness Thomas
Earle stated he identified the body ------ Samuel McClerg a small
boy stated he was
playing in the sandhills at Burwood and he found the body
-------- no evidence to show how he died ---- a long
Fatality - Hawera
- HICKS - 063
James Hicks, a young man in the employ of Mr Hill, a wine merchant,
died --- a week ago he had some teeth
drawn, ---- an abcess formed ----
burst during the night and choked the deceased.
28 June 1902
BENNETTS - a
property of 3 acres, 3 perches with house at St Martins,
Opawa was offered and sold to Mr A.W.Bennetts for ----
SLATTERY - a
section of 2 acres and 27 p. at Halswell with small
cottage estate of late J.R.O'Brien,
sold to Mr J.Slattery for ------
Brockenhurst Estate on behalf of Mr Dampier-Crossley ---- homestead
and 128 acres 1st lot sold to Mr J.Crawford ----
Lot 3 of the above property bought by Mr S.
20 September 2009