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Deceased Persons Estates for stamps -
002 page 4
FRASER - Richard ---
KIERNAN - Catherine ---
GEDGE - David ---
RAWSTON - Hiram ---
PATEMAN - Edward
SOUTER - John ---
DUNNAGE - Louisa ---
DORE - John ---
Letters of Administration - 003 pge 4
HAYDON - George R. ---
THOMPSON - Annie C. ---
MARSH - Thomas G.
ADAMS - Charles ---
McHAFFIE - G.H. --
DUNN - Peter ---
DAVIS - Benjamin
Whangarei - Death - 004 pge 4
SMITH - At
Mrs Lee's open-air meeting last night Mr
William Smith, aged 79, suddenly sank to the ground
Presentation - 005 p4
Mr and Mrs T. Lewington, who are leaving Lyttelton
----- presented with a handsome silver tea service -----
Accident - 006 p4
Nicholas, an elderly man, had his right arm broken
yesterday by a kick from a horse ----
Dunedin - 007
HUTCHESON - Mr
William Hutcheson, a former mayor of Wellington, and
representative of Dunedin in Parliament ---- for 6 years,
died last night.
Auckland - Death -
GERKEN - Willie
Gerken, a single man, was killed while felling bush at
Accident - DENNIS
- 009 p3
--- at Gladstone Pier, Lyttelton, John
Dennis, foreman of the railway casual wharf labourers, was
standing between 2 empty trucks ---- jammed between
the buffers ------ badly bruised, no bones were
Wellington - Deaths - 010 p3
Edward, aged 68 ---- residence at Barkett
street, married with a grown up family
6 December 1905
Papers full of the coming General Elections tomorrow.
7 December 1905
Marton - Death
VILE - Mr
Vile, sudden death occurred at Marton last evening ----
Mr Vile leaves a widow and a family of 11 sons and 1
daughter ---- funeral on Saturday.
Paper full of the results of the General Election ---
8 December 1905
Wellington - 013 p3
POWER - -- a man named
George Power was killed last night at Eketahuna in a fight with a
man named STRID. -------
Hokitika - 014 p3
a young man, Simon McLeod, was accidentally killed by
a fall of earth on McLeod's Terrace claim, Mikornui,
Dunedin - 016 p3
Beatrice Pary Portwine, a married woman, aged 32 was
found drowned in the harbour this morning. -------
9 December 1905
Henry Dallaca, failing to provide for the support of his
illegitimate child at Greymouth -----
Hanmer Springs - 019 p5
O'CONNELL - Mr
William O'Connell, manager of Mount Palm, died here
suddenly yesterday afternoon -----
Auckland - 020 p5
Clara Williams Bradly, wife of a dentists assistant, died
in hospital today ------- more ----
Fatalities - 022 p3
James, aged 76 ---- was drowned in the Tutaekuri River
William, a married man, aged 65, --- of Napier
---- died from his injuries today.
Patrick, aged 22 of Masterton and
Leonard, aged 24 of Wellington, flaxmillers,
were drowned in the Okuru river South Westland on 5?
December ---- more ----
Wellington - Divorce - 023 p3
Sophia v. George Myers
William v Margaret Parker ---
Augusta v James D. Lord ---
Sarah and Alfred Kirkland
CROSS - Ann and
GOODWIN - H. and Agnes
Robert and Jennie Cole
Dunedin - 024 p3
McDONALD - Alfred
McDonald, a fireman on the Wakanui, missing since 1
December was found drowned in the harbour this morning.
Death - Auckland - 025 p3
MOLLOY - Herbert
Molloy, a single man, died suddenly at his res. in
Sheehan street on Sunday ------
Dunedin - Divorce - 026 p3
Nellie v. Daniel Smith, compositor, of
12 December 1905
Bankruptcy - 028 p3
WILSHIRE A.A.H. & SCOTT - A.
MACDONALD - J.
BRADSHAW - C.
IRELAND - A.
COOK - W.E.
HAMBER - D.
GABB - A.F. and J.
De LUEN - J.R.
DOUGLAS - J.B.
SELBIE - J.W.
GABB - S.A.
WOODHEAD - C.J.
MORTIMER - J.E.
OSBORNE - A.
BICKERTON - R.T.
Dunedin - DUFF
- 029 p3
Mr W. Duff, who landed in Dunedin in 1848 -----
survivor of the ship Philip Laing,
died at Waihola yesterday, aged 87. he started the first
near Dunedin in 1856 and imported the forst
shipment of Clydesdale stock to Otago.
Maintenance - 030 p3
TREE - George
--- 2s a week towards his child --
NORTH - Percy --
Affiliation - 030 p3
RAINBOW - Alfred
Ernest --- father of illegitimate child ----
BLACK - James -----
Letters of Administration - 031 p3
DAVIES - John
DEIGHTON - Samuel --
BAIRD - David --
NIVEN - James
QUINTON - Eliza --
SUNCKELL - John
Divorce case - 031
Probate - 031
WOODS - Henry
14 December 1905
Death - 032 p3
Julius Danton, a seaman, native of France,
about 31 years old, in gaol for assault, died
----- an inquest will be held ---- lots more ---
Divorces - 033 p3
Eliza & Peter Peters ----
GOODWIN - Edwin
William & Frances Carrie Goodwin
---- desertion --- married April 1899 -- 2
children -- wife left March 1900 --
LLOYD - Eliza
& Joseph Lloyd ---- married 1889, separated in
Charles & Emily Wooldridge --- married
March 1898 lived together until 11 July 1905 ----
Probates Granted - 033
TOBIN - Alice
STEELE - George
STERLING - Thomas
BROWN - Jennie V.
Letters of Administration - 033
REECE - Frank.
16 December 1905
Unveiling of GRIGG Memorial
statue - 035 page 5
The Grigg memorial statue was unveiled this afternoon -------
residents of the county and many people from North
Canterbury ---- lots of names -----
Mr John Grigg was one of the pioneers of Canterbury. found
an impenetrable swamp where Longbeach now is, left one of the
most flourishing farms in the
whole colony. ----- --- unveiled the
statue which is a life-size figure of Mr John Grigg, in
stone, by the Sydney artist Mr Charles Kidston, from the
design of Mr S.Hurst Seager -----
Obituary - CONE -
Mr William Cone, an early colonist and old settler in the
Ashley district died at Rangiora --- he took no part
in public affairs but was highly esteemed by all his
friends and acquaintences. He was twice married, leaves a
widow but no children.
Patents applied for - 037
GRESHAM - E.G. Dunedin &
GRAY - Andrew, Wellington, a pneumatic knee
LOCKING - B. Napier, -----
MARLOW & CONSTABLE - Western
Australia, automatic skimmer for steam boilers
WISE - F.W. Wellington, ---- for washing
COCA-COLA Co USA trade mark
COCKS & ANDREWS - Christchurch, improved
HIGGIE - Thos. Wanganui, --- prevent cows
kicking while milking.
Death - Parnell
LEAS - Robert Leas,
aged 61 died suddenly at his residence at Parnell.
Fatal Horse Accident - 039 p2
YOUNG - Cyril
Alexander Young, aged 14, --- fell from a horse
whilst he was riding without a saddle ------
19 December 1905
HICKINBOTTOM - 041 p3
Frank Hickinbottom --- dissolution of marriage with
Emma Anne Hickinbottom ---- Charles Moir ---
married September 1895,
lived together until August 1905, 2 children --
Gisborne - Death - 042 p3
Bernard William Finch ----- died in hospital this morning.
FOWLDS - 042a
Mr George Fowlds, M.H.R intends leaving Auckland on Monday
on a trip to England by way of South Africa. His visit home is
for the purpose of attending his father's 100th
Mr W.B. Scott, formerly of Christchurch, who returned from
South Africa by the ss Tongariro
arrived here this morning having come from
Wellington on the Mararoa.
20 December 1905
Presentations - Union
Rowing Club - 044 p3
LEE - Mr D. Lee,
Mr. honorary secretary, the occasion of their
marriages --- presented with a marble clock each
Auckland - ROSS
- 045 p3
A Dunedin man named Ross who has been on a visit to
Auckland for the benefit of his health, was found
dead in bed in a boarding-house this morning.
Probates - 046 p3
COOGAN - John
PEARSE - William S.
VIGERS - Charles H.
ALINGTON - George
JARVIS - Edith S.
ROBSON - Hugh
Letters of Administration - 046
ARRES - Margaret
Application for commission
GORTON - John R.
Application to leave to lease
COULTER - Henry
Divorce - 047 p3
HICKINBOTTOM - The
hearing resumed --- more ----
21 December 1905
Divorce - 049 p3
HICKINBOTTOM - concluded
yesterday -- respondent Emma
Anne --- decree nisi granted, Frank Hickinbottom
given custody of the 2 children
Stamp Duty - Deceased
estates - 050 p3
GRAY - Henry F.----
STODDART - W. ----
MACPHERSON - Lachlan A. ---
GRAY - W.A.----
SMITH - John -----
DIXON - Marmaduke ---
?----- W.J. ----
SAIL - Joseph ----
Supreme Court -
YATES - 051 p3
---- matter of Mary Yates v Henry Yates
--- construction of the will of George Yates, of
Bury, Lancaster, England was to be determined --
for wife Mary yates and son Henry Yates ------
a lot more ---- very interesting ----
Deaths - 052 p3
FURLONG - W.G.
died in hospital in New Plymouth --- a pinus insignis fell
on him --- had arrived here 2 weeks ago for his health ----
McMILLAN - a
miner, who was injured --- at Sockburn, died in
hospital today an inquest will be held.
Visitors - 053 p3
DOUCET - Mr
E. from Sydney
WARREN - Mr C.W. of
McARTHUR - Mr
T.A. of England.
23 December 1905
Little River - 056 p5
KELLY - A whare
occupied by James Kelly and old age pensioner was burnt to the
ground ---- Kelly had left for Christchurch earlier ------
Oxford - 057 p5
McCULLOUGH - Mr
James McCullough, of the railway gang, was found dead in
his paddock at 9 o'clock last night. ------
26 December 1905
Auckland - Inquest -
--- death of Frank Clarke
Early Settler -
WILLIAMS - 060 p3
Mrs Mary Williams, who died at Port Chalmers on Sunday was
the last but one of the original white settlers of Otago.
She arrived in Sydney in 1837 later
came to Otago in the barque Magnet. She was
65 years a resident of Otago landing in the Colony 8 years
before the settlement of Dunedin.
Whangarei - 061 p3
TAIT - Mr
G.Tait, aged about 50, manager for Messrs Grey and Menzies,
was found dead in the factory -------
Obituary - MUSCHAMP
- 062 p3
--- Mr Richard Muschamp who passed away in Christchurch on
20 December at age 86, -- came here 31 years ago in the Star of China,
was a native of Harewood, leeds, Yorkshire and for 10 or 15
years was a tailor. He leaves 11 children ( 8 sons and 3
daughters) 45 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren,
1 son and 7 grandchildren are in England. He brought out all his
sons except one. mr G.B.Muschamp who came before him
Wellington - 064 p3
FOSETTE - George R.
Fosette, aged 23, was drowned while bathing with others at
Westport - 065 p3
FITTEN - Richard Fitten,
an old miner who was discharged from hosp.
----- died -----
28 December 1905
Auckland - 066 p3
CARSON - John
James, labourer who was knocked down by an
electric tram on Friday, died in hospital today from his
injuries he received in the accident.
coroners verdict ---- of the man Halligan -----
Obituary - ANDREWS
- 069 p3
Mrs James Andrews, one of the early settlers, died on 13
December at her res. 220 Hazeldean road,
Sydenham. Mrs Andrews was born at Stamford,
Lincolnshire, arrived in Lyttelton by the Midlothian in
1851. During the early days she lived at Heathcote and
Papanui, later at Southbridge and Makikihi and latterly at
Sydenham. Sje leaves a husband and grown up family of
9 sons, 4 daughters, also 23 grandchildren.
Presentations - 070 p5
RANGER - Mr
H.J.Ranger had charge of Messrs Turnbull and Jones
motor garage for the last 12mths is now leaving the firm --
a smokers companion ----
Obituary - LEWIS
- 071 p5
Sergeant-Major Christopher William Lewis, formerly of His
Majesty's 7th Hussars, and instructor to the Canterbury Yeomanry
Cavalry, died at his res. Cumberland street, Richmond
yesterday. He was a Cornishman been born at Penryn in
1826 at the age of 19 he enlisted ---- arrived in New
Zealand in 1869 with his wife and daughter --- funeral will
take place at 2pm on Tuesday next ----- for the
Dunedin - 072 p5
PRYOR - Mr
James Pryor, aged 68, residing at Tomahawk, died
suddenly last night while undressing.
17 May 2009