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Star - Christchurch - August
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Christchurch - inquest -
GRANT - Elizabeth Mary Grant a 15 years
old girl, who died suddenly on Sunday ------------
HERBERT - Mr
Edward of Dunedin, who
died in Scotland at the end of May ----------
3 August 1909
Christchurch - DUNN
a man named Robert Carter Dunn aged 70 who boarded mrs Emily
RESTREAUX at 37 Leeds street, Christchurch, died in his room
suddenly yesterday sometime between 10am and 7-30pm --- an
inquest will be held ---
MANN - aged 29, a farmer, married with 3
children -- fell into the Ngunguru
River and was drowned, an inquest will be held this afternoon.
THOMPSON - the body of Henry Thompson of
Petone, was found --- he was a butcher by trade.
Gore - obituary - ROFF -
Thomas Roff, well known Southland sawmiller, died suddenly in his
bed at Glendhu near Mataura on Tuesday morning. -- ---- he was 60 years
age and leaves a wife and family at Clifton.
NORTON - The body of
Edwin James Norton, aged 41 a single man, -----------
- a 7 week old child named Ethel Miriam
Meayers was overlaid during last night while sleeping with its mother
5 August 1909
Wellington - inquest -
THOMPSON - at the inquest on Harry Thompson
------- a verdict of death by drowning ----------
Sumner - fire -
DALSTON - fire broke out ina 2 storeyed house
known as Beach House -- used as a boarding house by
Mr Norman Dalston
Timaru - fire -
CAMPBELL - fire destroyed a 5 roomed house
owned and occupied by Mr
R.C. Campbell and family.
the family escaped with difficulty
in their night attire.
6 August 1909
MOORHOUSE - Frederick Moorhouse -----
Wanganui - -------- he was about 40 years of age and leaves
a wife and 3 children.
Mary W. Crawford, a married woman dropped dead at Mornington ,
Dunedin - --------
HOGAN - Patrick
Hogan single, a labourer, died suddenly in a hut at
Edendale last night. ---------
WILSON - Mrs Wilson, wife of Mr J.Wilson
dairy inspector at Paeroa, ----------- but she died on
LOGAN - James
Sinclair Logan, a single man, aged 39 ---------
at the inquest --------
CHEYNE - A young
man anmed John Cheyne living at Utiwai, Fielding
- ---- when
the doctor arrived life was extinct.
Hawera - obituary -
TURNBULL - Mr Andrew Turnbull S.M. died
this morning. He was 63 years of age.
Christchurch - KINLEY
A young man named William Kinley, living with his brother
at-- was found dead today. ------- an
inquest will be held at 10 o'clock to-morrow morning.
Akaroa - obituary - DUXBURY -
another old Peninsula resident Mrs Eliza Duxbury, wife of
Mr John Duxbury of Robinsons Bay died yesterday --
was 59 years of age was a native of Ireland, and a daughter
of the late Mr Moore Morgan
who came out on the Lady Nugent in
1852 --- she leaves a family of 5 sons and 3
KINLEY - William Kinley, a
middle-aged man, Robert Kinley, brother, ----- a
verdict was returned in accordance with the medical evidence.
O'KEEFE - James O'Keefe --- at Kumeu
Ashburton - RUSHTON
The police received word today that William Rushton, a farmer
residing at Springfield, was found dead in a paddock yesterday
was 50 years of age and married.
MANN ----- a cabman named Thomas Mann, residing on
road, --- collided with an ambulance, --
he died an hour and half later, an inquest will be held.
ROBINSON - The adjourned inquest on the body of John
Edward Robinson, aged
31 years, who died in a boarding house last Saturday, ------------
RUSHTON - Yesterday
--- held an inquiry at Springfield, touching the death of William
Rushton, a farmer aged 50. --a verdict of accidental death was
Thomas Franklin Main, a cabman, who was killed near the trotting
grounds yesterday. ------ a verdict was returned that the deceased met
his death by
shock from the accident of
falling off his cab.
Obituary - Wellington -
WASTNEY - Mr Ernest wastney,
accountant of the Wellington branch of the
National Bank, who had been ill for a long time, died today.
WANSBROUGH - James aged 83
years. The deceased was an old colonist, and the 1st plumber in
the Oamaru district. He was a prominent Free Mason.
WHITTLE - James Whittle, 58 years of
age, who was found seriously
imjured under his cart, which had broken down, died at
Pukerimu on saturday.
DONALDSON - James S. Donaldson, local agent of
the Stockton Coal Co. was
found dead in his office this morning. ------- the deceased was
the son of
Mr Donaldson, Senior Police
Magistrate at Sydney.
BURLING - Mr W.J.Burling, farmer, 67 years of
age, a recent arrival
from the south, died suddenly at Takupiri while on his way to the
JEFFS - a body had been found --- on Brighton
beach, It is supposed
to be that of a lad named Jeffs, who drowned some months ago.
PENNEY - at the inquest on Mrs Penney, whose
body was found in the bush behind Day's Bay ------------
CROSBERY - continued the inquiry into the death of
Kate Crosbery, ---- son Thomas Crosbery aged
19 August 1909
Gisborne - REES
News has been received of the death at Pretoria of Mr W.L.Rees, of
Gisborne, the deceased was in partnership in legal practice at
Pretoria with Mr Joubert, a grand-nephew of General Joubert.
DEMPSEY - William Dempsey, a single man, was fatally
injured by a tramcar in
Vivian street on Monday ----- he died in hospital last
20 August 1909
Obituary - PAYLING -
Mr George Payling, one of the most prominent citizens of Christchurch,
---Amongst the public positions held by Mr
Payling were those of Mayor of Christchurch
Inquest - ELERIG -
an inquest was held ---- Louis Albert Elerig, which was
found in the river yesterday ----- Albert Elerig, son of the
deceased. gave evidence that his
father was about 65 - 66
yeaars of age. ------------
21 August 1909
UNWIN - a man named Edward Unwin, who met with an
accident at Kaiapoi,
--- died in the train on the journey to town. an inquest will be
23 August 1909
obituary - LANGRIDGE
another old colonist has gone to reat in the person of John Langridge
late of Waitohi, Temuka, He died at the res. of his son in
law ----- on Sunday
August 22nd was born in 1834 at
Sussex, ----- he and his late wife came to NZ in 1858 by
the ship Indiana, --- landed at Lyttelton, -------
leaves a grown up family of 6 sons and 3 daughters.
Funeral - PAYLING
the funeral of the late Mr G. Payling, a former Mayor of the city
------ took place from his residence in Bealey ave, this
the internment took place at Linwood cemetery, - a very
Inquest - Kaiapoi -
UNWIN - held today at Kaiapoi,
----- the verdict returned was death from heart
failure, due to heart disease.
Dunedin - DORING -
the body found under the Tomahawk cliffs yesterday has been identified
as that of Herman Doring aged 79, formerly prop. of
the Turkish baths in Moray Place.
24 August 1909
Lyttelton - FOX -
Peter Fox, who was gored by a bull at the Lyttelton abbattoirs on
Thursday was taken to the HospitL, died at 7 o'clock this
morning, an inquest will be held.
25 August 1909
Wellington - inquest - REDDING
at the adjourned inquest touching the death of Renest R.Redding a young
married man who died rather suddenly some days ago, ------ a
verdict of death by pneumonia was returned.
Inquest - HARRIS
concerning the death of Jane
Harris, a widow, aged about 58 ------
William Harris, son of the deceased, said he resided at
Governor's Bay ----- lots more
ROYCROFT - George
Roycroft, one of a gang of riveters ------ and
succumbed to his injuries this morning.
FOX - an inquest was
held at the hospital this morning ------ on the body
of Peter Fox aged 75 ---------- lots more
27 August 1909
Auckland - inquest -
NEILL - the inquest on the death of the infant
child of Robert John and Josephine Olive O'Neill --------
Gisborne - obituary - ADAIR
the death occurred at Auckland yesterday of William Adair one of the
1st merchants of this districts for over 30 years and one of Gisbornes
most respected citizens.
Wellington - SIMEON
Mr Simeon, wife of Mr Fred P.Simeon, died in Wellington on
Wednesday aged 65 years. ---- she was a close relative of the late
Chief's Tohu and Te Whiti ------
31 August 1909
BUNNINGTON - A woman named Mary Ann
Bunnington, residing at Salisbury street
with her husband, Henry Bunnington, died ------
17 May 2006