Times - Christchurch - 1878
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7 December 1878
Normal School -
028 & 028a
Boys' Department - Upper
Class V1 - Upper -
1st Thomas Rowe.
2nd. Wm. Foster.
Class V1 - Dux Medal 1st . Joseph
Hurst Turner, 2nd. William Charles
Crowe, 3rd. Henry Lock.
Progress - David Lusk,
Mapping & Excerise Book - Alfred K.England, Charles
Attendance - Joseph Turner.
1st, Percy Gideon Withers, 2nd. Ernest W.Reed, 3rd. Thos.
Commended - Frederick Lane,
W.Penrose, Paul Hart, W.Burke, Frederick Nott, J.Garrard, W.Hill.
Writing & Excercises - Rob Roy McGregor,
Mapping - W.Penrose,
Attendance - P.RIichards,
Highest number of marks -
1st - W.J.Childs,
387: 2nd - J.Dollan, 363: 3rd - H.Prichard,
348: 4th - R.Clarkson, 331:
5th - W.Morley, 321: 6th - J.Slater, 310.
Mapping - R.Prichards.
Arithmetic - R.Clarkson
Progress - 1st - W.Morley: 2nd -
Regular Attendance - G.Husband
Diligence - G.R.Rowe
Writing - 1st -
R.Richards, 2nd - A.Hobbs, 3rd - W.J.Childs
Arithmetic - 1st - R.Clarkson, 2nd - J.Dollan, 3rd - W.J.Childs
History - 1st - W.J.Childs, 2nd - R.Edwards, 3rd - J.Slater
Spelling - Slater,
Grammar - 1st - W.J.Childs, 2nd
- R.Edwards, 3rd - J.Slater
Geography - 1st - W.J.Childs, 2nd - T.Morrissey,
3rd - J.Dollan.
Mapping - 1st - R.Prichards, 2nd -
W.J.Childs, 3rd - A.Johnston,
Lower School -
Class 111 - 1st -
Archibald Hyndman, 2nd - Henry A.Cooper, 3rd - Donald
Commended - Frank Raphael, Charles Hiatt,
Charles Bradford, William Grogan
Progress - Horace Buck, Victor Whyte,
Regular Attendance - Matthew Henderson, Charles Bradford
Class 11 (Upper)
1st - Willie Dunn, 2nd - Willie Whyte, 3rd - Alex
Commended - Harry Lark, Andrew Dunn, John McIlroy,
Good Conduct - William Veel.
Class 11 (Lower)
1st - William Moir, 2nd - Joseph Childs, 3rd - Frank
1st - William Simpon, 2nd - Ernest Harris,
3rd - Charles Rides
Dux Medal - Martha Weir
Top in Grammar and History and highest marks for year - 2nd -
Drawing, mapping and writing - Rosa Budden,
3rd on examination list
Sewing , 4th on examination list - Charlotte Stephens
4th on examination list.
General improvement and diligence - Mary Hiatt and Mary Banks
Neat - exercises - Hester Connon and
1st prize - Fanny Kennedy, top in geography,
grammar and maps.
2nd prize - Rosa Prize,
Honourable mention - Agnes McIlroy, Annie Hiatt, Sarah Hiatt
Highest marks for year - Agnes McIlroy
Drawing and writing - Emma Lewis, Mary Wilkinson,
Mapping - Nellie Callender,
Mention in mapping - F.Kennedy, Minnie Percy, Mary
Needlework - Mary Burns
1st - Lizzie Hyndman, 2nd - Jane McIlroy, 3rd - Annie Rowe
Drawing - Lucy A. Court
Writing and neat exercises - Maud Ick
Mapping - Lily Banks.
1st - Gertrude Greenaway, 2nd - Eleanor Stubbs, 3rd - Edith Nottingham
Writing and general improvement - Mary Buck
Arithmetic and neat writing - Fanny Hiatt
Lower Class 111
1st - Charlotte Raine
2nd -Frances Burrell
1st - Lizzie Denne,
2nd - Annie McIlroy 3rd - Maud Samuels.
General proficiency - Kate Young,
Good conduct - Constance Pike May Smith
Diligence - Olive Samuels, Nellie Hack
1st - Lizzie Ingle, 2nd - Laura Wyatt 3rd - Mabel
Good conduct and general improvement - Eliza Budden, Alice Stuart.
14 December 1878
Christchurch Girls' High School -
Upper First - 1st class - Sibella (unreadable)
--- head of school
First Class - Caroline Woodley, 1. Cecilia
Ross, 2 Annie Ballimore, 3. Ada
Second Class - Elizabeth Milsom, 1. Kate Chisnall,
2. Lilly March, 3. Maud Stuart Robison, 4,
Louisa McKellar, 5.
Third Class - Ellen Pitcaithley, 1. Martha Judge, 2.
Dolce Cabot, 3. Helen C. Inglis, 4.
Fourth Class - Winifred Cox, 1. Edith Manning, 2.
Emma Ridgen, 3. Sarah Green, 4.
Fifth Class - Suzette Carew, 1. Minnie March,
2. Kate Kitson, 3.
Needlework - Kate Ridgen, 1. Kate
Williamson, 2. Edith Munnings, 3. honourable
mention - C.Woodley, M. Mills, G. Boulton, G.
Mapping - Cecilia Ross, 1. honourable
mention, S.Ross, E. Weavers, M.Cass.
Writing - Maria Cass.
Arithmetic - Miriam Roberts.
Open Exhibitions - Between 16 and 17 -
Jannette Grossman, 15. Caroline Woodley, 16.
Close Exhibitions - First Class -
Cecilia Ross, 1. Elizabeth Milsom,
2. Ellen Pitcaithley, 3. Winifred Cox, 4.
Saturday 14 December 1878
House - Mr Cook's Private School - 064
Class 1V -
Classics - Wilson, 1V and Nathan 111 equal.
Mathematics - Matson.
English - Joynt I. and Joynt 11 equal.
Geography - 1st Joynt I. 2nd, hewitt.
Writing - Way
Recitation - Cowlishaw
Music - Matson
Commended - Wood V.
Classics - Wilson 111
Mathematics - Upper - Wilson 111, Lower, 1st,
Brown 111, 2nd. Laurie 11
English - 1st - Brown 110, 2nd Watt
History - Watt
Geography - 1st Louisson 11 2nd. Sutherland and Watt.
Recitation - 1st Boullon, 2nd Thomas
Map-drawing - Laurie 11
Writing - Laurie 11, commended Nalder.
- Class 11 (Lower Division)
Classics - 1st Gould, 2nd Wilson I
Mathematics - 1st Robinson, 2nd Wilson 1
English - Gould and Fisher, equal.
History - 1st Clark 1, 2nd Cuff and Fisher equal.
Geography - unreadable 2nd Gould
Map-drawing - Laurie 1. commended, Wood
111 and Lean.
Class 11 (Upper Division)
Classics - Scott 11 and Goss 11 equal,
Mathematics - 1st, Wood 11: 2nd, Reece 1,
and Goss 11,
English - Slater and Scott 11 equal.
History - Wood 11 and Slater equal.
Geography - 1st, Slater; 2nd, Wood11
Drawing - Slater
Music - Lawrence, commended, Ballantyne and Turner 1.
Class 1. Lower Division
Classics - 1st, Brown 11; 2nd, Bishop 1.
Mathematics - Brown 11. Extra - Bourne.
English - Page.
History - Page,
geography - Page and Bassett equal.
Class 1 Upper Division -
Classics - 1st, Louisson 1; 2nd, Wood
Mathematics - 1st, Wood 1, 2nd Scott
English - 1st, Wood; 2nd, Scott 1;
History - 1st, Wood 1, 2nd Louisson,
Geography - Scott 1
French - Louisson 1
Music - Wood 1
Saturday 14 December 1878
West Christchurch School -
Prize List -
Girls - Upper
Passed VI - Katherine Alexander, Dux of School,
1. Margaret Menzies, 2.
Standard VI - Annie Mayne, 1. Jessie Menzies, 2.
Annie Ansley, 3.
Sewing and commended in general subjects - Margaret
General Subjects - Margaret
Lusk, Fanny Durey,
General and extra subjects - Emily McInman
Reading - Mary Scrimgeour
Extra subjects - Annie Lowe, 1;
Frances Taylor, 2.
Special excellence in one subject Alice Pickering
Standard V (Lower)
Louise Rogers, 1; Clara Wolff, 2;
Julia Hunte and Isabella Crummy, equal 3.
Neatness in exercises - Mary Reece.
Mapping - Alice Duggan. 1;
Louise Rodgers, 2;
Sewing - Minnie Mabiu, 1; Sarah Starkess,
Good Conduct - Annie Croll, commended, Ellen
Clarke, Hilda Johnston, Marjory Watson, Eleanor Patrick
Mapping - Eliza Chapman, Amea Sword.
Mary Wickham, 1; Jane Edington, Emma
Henwood, 2 equal; Lizzie McCaldon, Eliza
Currie, 3rd equal Mary Henwood, Maggie Donald, 4 equal;
Ellen Martin, 5; Clara Holway,
Reading - Nellie Harper.
Sewing - Elizabeth Watson, commended - Annie
L.Hunt, Anna Kissel, Lizzie Pirie.
Standard 111 (Upper)
Henrietta Minifie, 1; Christina Durer,
2; Agnes Paterson, 3; Helen Brown, 4;
Good Conduct - Louisa Walker,
Sewing - Jane Johnston; commended - Susan Hack.
Standard 111 (Lower)
Janet Prosser, 1; Isabella Lennie, 2; Ellen
Mayne, Ellen Parker, Edith Hartland, equal,
Sewing - Edith Walker,
Attendance - Caroline Hickinbottom
Good conduct - Ellen Henderson, commended -
Ada Sinclair, Minnie Lloyd, Edith Clarke.
Mary Simpson, 1; Agnes Fulton, Wilhemina Dewsbury,
equal, 2; Agnes James, Nellie Starkess,
Eleanor Phillips, Louisa Edkins, equal 3.
commended - Nellie Pike, Blanche Smith, Alice Alfrey.
Boys - Upper
(1st Division) - James Tait, 1; dux,
William Barker, 2; (2nd division) - Ernest Clark,
1; John Smith, 2; Ernest Dewsbury. 3.
Commended - O. Manning, R. Neill; Wm Allnutt,
1; O.Manning, 2;
Special prizes -
Arithmetic and Algebra - William Allnut,
Euclid - Walter Dunnage,
Latin - 1st Division - Wm Barker, 1; F. Dunnage,
2; 2nd Division -
Highest score at cricket - Joan Boag.
General Proficiency - Harry Robbins, 1; george Pope,
2; Richard Scott, 3;
Latin - Clifford Whittington, 1; Robert Wood,
2; Henry Skelton, 3;
Mapping - George bedman,1; Thomas Reese, 2;
Neatness - Robert Wood.
Standard IV -
First Division - John Priestnall, 1; John Burgess,
2; Henry Watson, 3; commended - A.Dallas, Thos.
Teape, J.Heath, John Peistnall (mapping)
Second Division - Frank Garland, 1; George Fleming,
2; Fred Hancock, 3; commended - J.Heath,
G.McBean, Wm Chapman, A. Battea,
Special prizes - Chas. Bowie, Chas.
Pengelley, Herbert Diggle.
Upper Division - John Jackmann, 1; Robert Burgess,
2; Walter Whittington, 3;
Special prizes - John Jackmann for mapping; Edward
Mills for general proficiency
Lower Division - James Stratton, 1; Albert
Dunford, 2; Edwin Merritt, 3; commended for neatness - Alfred
Upper - C.J.Wood, 1; H.K.M.Pirie, 2; G.Scott, 3;
Special - W.Pirie, Arithmetic,
Commended - D.Shiers, G.Townson,
J.B.Patrick, J.Walker, H.Heaven, H.Minifie,
T.Dearsley, W. Chapman.
Lower - A.White, 1; W.Hales, 2; T.S.Turnbull, 3.
Commended - C.F.Parsons, C.H.Fox, J.R.Smith,
Boys - R.Irving, 1; A.Kingsford, 2; T.Phillis,
3; C.Pugh, 4; B.Willis. 5;
Girls - E.Dixon, 1 ; A. Hore, 2; A.Lusk, 3;
Class II -
Boys - S.Smith, 1; F.Bourdot, 2; A.Hamilton, 3;
Girls - A. Hartland, 1; M. Currie, 2; A. Jackson,
3; M.Whittington, 4; L. Hollway, 5.
Boys - T.Wood, 1; A. McCaldon, 2; J.Meston, 3;
Girls - L. heaven, 1; A. Stratton, 2; M.Turnbull,
3; L.Scott, 4; E. Pope, 5.
Boys - H.Gates
Girls - L. Haberfield
Sewing - E.Warren, 1; M.Hore, 2;
17 December 1878
House School - 073
Latin - Senior class - Peel, 2nd class, Allan,1;
McIntyre, 2; Junior - Coe,
1; McIlraith, 2;
French - Peel; only prize.
Mathematics - Peel, 2; Wood, 3;
Arithmetic - Senior - McIntyre, 1; Wood,
2; Middle - Allan.1; Macpherson,
2; Junior - Hill, 1; Cunningham, 2;
History - Peel, 1; Allan,2; Macpherson, 3;
Sacred - Macpherson, 1; Cunningham, 2; leslie Coe, 3;
English - 6th class - McIntyre, 5th class - Allan,
1; Coe,2; 4th class - E.Garland, 1; Cunningham,
2; 3rd class - Hill, 1; Cotton and Charlesworth, 2;
Grammar - senior - Peel, Middle - Coe,1; Wood,
2; Junior - E.Garland, 1 Cunningham, 2;
Composition - McIntyre, 1; A. Garland, 2;
Geography and Maps - senior - Peel, middle - A
Garland,1; Wood, 2; junior -
E.Garland,1; Cunningham, 2;
Drawing water colours - Wood, free hand -
McIntyre, junior - McIlraith; Allan commended.
Writing - Wood, 1; Ed. Garland, 2; R.H.H.Cotton,
House prizes - senior boys - A. Macfarlane, junior boys
- Allen Coe. encouragement prize William Bain.
Tuesday 17 December 1878
Albans District School - 078
Division I -
General progress - W. Morrow, Robert Thompson,
A.Allen, A. Brabner, Janet Hawker, M.Hawker,
A. Turner, Jane Morrow
General attendance - Alf Evans, Ann Bella Alexander
Superior conduct - Hugh Thompson, M.J.Berry.
Division II -
General progress - Robert Erskine, W. Dunmille, Wm
Dunlop, Henry Voght, Alice Luke, Fanny
Button, Alice Dixey,
Regular attendance - Edward Fowler, and Clara
General progress - Robert Baker, James Austin, Robert
Thomson, James Smith, Florence G-ard, Mary
Wiltshire, Louisa Clarke
General attendance - James Skilling.
General progress - Charles Harris, Fred De Luen,
Henry McIntosh, George Davidson, Ann Thomas, Eliza
Newall, Ann Price,
Regular attendance - Henry Dunlop.
Infant School -
Joseph Kiddey, Ellen Roach, Eleanor Ewans, Sydney
Hawker, A. Bailey, L.Thompson, G.Rountree,
Rose Howard, Ann Mann, Susan Wiltshire, 16 others
Sewing & Knitting -
M.Hawker, A. Newall, M.Bennetts, F.Button,
L.Mann, M.Clarke, B.Alexander, M.Smith,
F.kelley, M.Mairs, E. Philpot,
Buttonholes - Martha newall.
Special prizes -
Best garden - Philip Soames and Janet Hawker
Gymnastics - Edgar Bennington, and Archie
Drawing - Andrew Brabner
Good progress - Elizabeth Penticost.
Tuesday 17 December 1878
Charles Turrell's School - 079
Scripture - 1st division - Aynsley I; 2nd division
- Gray; 3rd division - Foster; 4th
division - O'Meagher I
Extra prize Bowen II
Latin - 1st division - Hall I, 2nd - Hall
II, 3rd - Gerard; 4th - Harvey II;
French - 1st division - Aynsley, I and Hall I equal;
2nd - Studholme and Gray equal; 3rd -
Gerard, 4th - Harvey II
History - 1st division - Aynsley; 2nd - Gray; 3rd
Gerard; 4th Harvey
Geography - 1st division - Le Cren and Aynsley
equal; 2nd - Kimbell I; 3rd - Foster, 4th -
Arithmetic - 1st division - Aynsley; 2nd -
Kimbell; 3rd - Hall 4th - Harvey;
Euclid - 1st division - Aynsley; 2nd - Kimbell;
Algebra - Le Cren.
Writing - 1st division - Aynsley, 2nd - Sanderson; 3rd -
Matson; 4th - Richardson;
Drawing - Free hand - 1st division - Hall; 2nd -
Aynsley; 3rd - Turrell and Peacock equal; 4th -
Drawing - mechanical - Aynsley;
Mapping - Le Cren;
Repetition prize - Ford and Thompson equal.
Music - 1st division - Anderson; 2nd -
General Improvement - Jackson.
Saturday 21 December 1878
Colombo Road School - 058 & 059
Boys' School -
058 & 059
Std VI - Albert Ward, 1; Wm Robson,2;
Std. V - Chas McIntosh, 1; Alex Ennis, 2;
Albert Andrew, 3; Alex Ely, 4;
Std. IV - Stephen Cropp.1; Jas. Joll,; Peter
Coutts,3; Fredk Dawson,4; James Ayrey, 5; Arthur
Std III - Jas. Hunter, 1; Francis Drake, 2;
3; Christn Petersen, 4; Jas. Russell,
5; Albert Thomas, 6;
Std II - Jno Wiltshire,1; Jas Shierlaw,2;
Hy Goodman, 3; Jesse Warman, 4;
Alfred White. 5; Jas. Mitchell, 6;
Std II Lower - Edward Harris,1; Wm Falloon,
2; Ernest Andrews, 3;
Std I - Hry Cropp,1; Geo Smith,2; Geo.
Pearce, 3; Herbert Allison,
Std I Lower - Edward White, 1; Jas. Coutts,
2; Saml. Bedson,3; Wm Lancaster,
4; Jas. Fraser, 5;
Mapping - VI - Alb. Ward, 1; Wm Robson,
2; V. - Andrew, 1; Wm Dynes,2; IV -
Frdk Dawson,1; Wm Peaumelberg, 2; Anthony Cottrill, 3;
Alf Allison, 4;
Recitation - VI - A.Ward, V- Wm Avery,1;
James Russell, 2; IV - Alfred Allison,.
Lower IV - Wm Manchline; III - Henry Hobbs.
Regular Attendance - Ernest Hale, 1; Albert Andrew,
Albert Hitchings, John Jones, and Harry Penrose, 2
equal; W. Robson, 3;
Wm Manchline and Henry Flight, 4
equal; John Skinner, 5; James Flight,
6; James Shierlaw, 7; Rich, Penrose and Wm
Beck, 8 equal;
Std IV - Decima Dutton,1; Flora Petersen, 2;
Std V - Elizabeth Forrester,1; Agnes Malcolm, 2;
Harriet Dalziel, 3;
Std IV - Bessie Stehr, 1; Mary Jane Page, 2; Eva
Std III - lower - Emma Stokes, 1; Janet Fechway, 2; Mary
Stothers, 3; Annie Grainger, 4; Louisa Cook, 5;
Std II - upper - Sarah Ashton,1; Mary Malcolm,
2; middle - Miriam Candish, 1; Mary Ann
Mason, 2; Georgina Whitelaw, 3;
Std II - lower - Jessie Brocklehurst,1; Margaret Watson,
2; Lydia Hooper and Janet Steel equal 3; Christina
Petersen, 4; Alice George ,5; Annie Carlile, 6;
Std I - Louisa Angus, 1; Elizabeth Denham, 2;
Lower - Laura Goodman, 1; Elizabeth Walker, 2; Cissy Simpson
and Elizabeth Savage, 3 equal;
Selina Lauraman and Elizabeth McPhee equal,
4; Emma Flighr, 5; Lydia Brocklehurst, 6.
Mapping - VI - Thora Petersen, 1; Decima Dutton,
2; V. Dorothea Petersen, 1; Mary Burgess, 2;
IV - Mary Jane Page 1;
Recitations - VI - D. Dutton; V. - Minnie Cox; IV - Eva
Pogsen, 1; Clara Hall, 2; III - Margaret Clark,;
III Lower - Sarah Ashton, 1; Emma Stokes, 2;
Regular Attendance - Janet Russell,1; Thora Petersen and
Georgina Whitelaw, equal 2; Agnes Tindel and Mary Ann Mason, 3
D. Dutton and Emily Holobon, 4 equal;
Mary Whitelaw, 5; Mary Hall, 6; Jobina King, 7;
Nellie Holobon and Elizabeth Triggs, 8 equal;
Infants School - Upper
Girls 1st Class -
Maud Doran, 1; Emma Dixon and Mary Liverton, equal,2;
Bertha Bodger, 3; Alice White, 4; Annie Dale, 5;
Girls' 2nd Class - Mary McMillan, 1; Isabella Hunter, 2;
Beatrice Goodman, 3; Alma Petersen, 4; Flora Faye,
5; Margaret Christie, 6;
Boys' 1st Class - Charles Ringwood,1; Arthur Orange, 2;
Thos. Brocklehurst,3; Arthur Stehr, 4; Jno Mason,
5; Wm Maddren,6; Jno Burgess,7;
Henry Osborne,8; Ed McConnell,9;
Boys' 2nd Class - Wm Steel,1; Thos Beltcliffe,2; Hy
Erpenett,3; Fredk Anderson,4;
Boys' 3rd Class - Thos. Todd, Beaumont Robson, Rich Stevens,
Jas Lake, equal1; Alfred Laye, Hubt Brown, equal
2; Jno Haig and Jas. Beck, equal 3;
and Herbert osborne, equal4;
Attendance as per class list - Mary McMillan, Herbert Johnson,
Ellen Hobbs, Wm Reed, Harriet Disher, Ed Pellew,
Jno Morgan, Walter Jones,
Wm Peacock, Thos Todd, David
McFiddries, Margaret Russell, Walter Allison, Eliz.
Walls, Lilly Matthews, Josh Irving,
Phillip Lane, Bertha
Englefield, Frank Mason.
Infants Lower School
Girls - Rose Claxton, Kate McPhee, and Margaret Jenkins,
equal 1; Charlotte Johnston, 2; Agnes
Lane,3; Minnie Hooper, 4; Kate Newcome, 5;
Fanny McKay, 6; Gunda Gundersen, 7;
Mary Pavitt, 8; Mary Saddler and Annie Williams, 9;
Boys - H. Hooper, Alf Fraser, Thomas Harris, James
Benson, Alfred Pavitt, William Irvine, Robert Wilson and
George Dawson, 1 equal;
E.Waite and T. Brownlie
2; James Bush, William Gasson, 3; J.McPhee, R.Dawson, S.
Williamson, Frank Kershaw, E. Hislop, John King,
Archie Newcome, William
Benyon and Hugh McPheths, equal 4;
Youngest Class - Florence Donovan,1; Kate Bilcliff,
2; Ella Richardson, 3; Jane Morse, 3; Margaret
James, 4; Bertha Triggs, 5; Florence Ede, 6;
Findlay, 7; Annie Disher, 8; Maud Bodger, 8; Kate
Attendance - Ellen Walker, Alfred Shields, Edwin
Beck, Ada Dodd, Ellen Liverton, William
Saunders, Sophia Fraser, Louisa Benyon,
Derry, Mary White, Annie Henderson.
Saturday 21 December 1878
Upper School -
Dux of school - Charles Willcox.
Reading - Donald McLellan, Isabella Ross
Writing and Drawing - William Atkinson,1; Writing
- Emily Arnold, 2;
Arithmetic - Charles Willcox, 1; Ernest Clarkson, 2;
Algebra - Charles Willcox,
Euclid - Charles Willcox.
Grammar & Composition - Ernest Clarkson,1; Isabella Ross,
Geography - John Illingworth, 1; Mary Moule, 2;
History - Charles Wilcox, 1; Annie Norris, 2;
Gymnastics - Donald McLellan,
Class Lower I -
Reading - Augustus Parsons,1; Elizabeth Malcolmson, 2;
Arithmetic - John Taylor,1; Augustus Parsons 2;
Geography - Richard Wylie 1; Georgina Young 2;
History - Augustus Parsons.
Grammar - Minnie Jeffrey
General Improvement - Richard Wylie.
Writing and map-drawing - George Pitcaithley
Good Conduct - Charles Ryan.
Special prizes - sewing - Minnie Jeffrey, Neatness
- Mary Porteous.
Class II -
Reading - George Bain, William Malcolmson,
Writing - Boys - George Collins, Girls - Mary Hollis.
Arithmetic - Vivian Parsons, Neil Galbraith
Grammar - 1st William Warren; 2nd William Foster.
Composition - boys - Henry Crowley; girls - Margaret
Geography - Frederick Tubbs
History - George Agar
Drawing and mapping - George Agar.
Greatest improvement - Mary Olliver
General Progress - William Taylor.
Good Conduct - Elizabeth Hodgson
Special prize for sewing - Florence Woolley, Knitting -
Class III - 1st Division -
Reading and spelling - Fanny Hester,1; Fred Hobbs, 2.
Arithmetic - Lily Agar,1; William Hennington,2;
Writing - B.C.prize - George Lewin, (boys) Eliza Street
Grammar - G. Lewin, 1; Alex Taylor, 2;
Geography - B.C.Prize - Gideon Simmons,
Sewing and Neatness - Margaret Wylie; Knitting -
Good Conduct - Marian Hughes.
Composition - Mary Weastell;
General proficiency - A. Pitcaithly;
Drill - George Forbes.
Second Division -
Reading and Spelling - Elizabeth Barker;
Arithmetic - David De Costa;
Grammar - Fred Elgar;
geography - William Taylor,
Mapping - Henry Robson,
Writing - May Brown.
Sewing and Good Conduct - Louisa Lamgon
Arithmetic - David Loader
Grammar and geography - John Hutchinson
Homework - Mary Turpin
Highest Marks - Charles Smith
Reading and spelling - Robert Ross
Arithmetic - Charles Hedgeman
Grammar & Geography - Robert Allsop
Homework - Agnes Dunlop
General Improvement - Anthony Weastell.
Reading & Spelling - William Holliss
Arithmetic - James Dyer
Homework - William Turner
Good Conduct - Ethel Fielder
General Improvement - Julia De Costa
Reading & Spelling - Eliza Talbot
Arithmetic - Matthew Collins
Homework - Isabella Young
Good Conduct - Emily Davis
Special Prizes -
Neatness - William Thompson, Sewing - Martha Connal,
Gymnastics - Fred. Green
Lower Room -
6th Class - First Division
Good conduct - Jane Wilson,
Reading and spelling - 1st, Annie Baxter, 2nd,
Arithmetic and tables - James Thompson
Writing - Henry Beverly
General progress - 1st Euphemia Smith, 2nd Annie
Second Division -
Good conduct - Lavinia West.
Reading and spelling - 1st Agnes Webb; 2nd William
Arithmetic and tables - William Bailey;
Writing - Precilla Carter
Good conduct - Mary Derbidge;
Reading and spelling - 1st Jane Hutchinson,
2nd Charles Talbot;
Arithmetic - Alfred Barker;
Writing - John Burnip;
General progress - John Dennis;
8th Class -
Good conduct - Agnes Murie;
Reading and spelling - 1st Kate Derbidge;
2nd Mary Ralph;
Arithmetic - Harry Derbidge;
Writing - Robert Hodgson;
Sewing - Mary Roberts;
Good conduct - Louisa Matthews
Prize for tidiness - Kate Arnold.
Class I - Walter Thompson;
Reading and spelling - Jessie Elmes;
Writing and general progress - 1st Margaret Brown; 2nd
Arithmetic - William Faull;
Arithmetic and general improvement - Ada Leicester;
Tables and counting - James Hedgeman
Good conduct - Frederick Thornley;
1st Division - Class II
Reading and spelling - Henry Graham;
Writing - Whitby Russell;
Arithmetic - Albert Edgar.
Tables and counting - Margaret Agar;
Good conduct - James Webb;
2nd Division -
Amy Ayres; Minnie Hewstone; Elizabeth Adams;
Alfred Beverly; George Newton;
Reading - Alice Hedgeman;
Writing - Alice Westlake;
Tables and counting - Edgar Weastell;
General improvement - Eliza Wearne;
Good conduct - 1st Minnie Rhoder; 2nd Henry
Prize for neatness - Eda Forbes;
Saturday 21 December 1878
Rangiora School - the following prize takers
Boys - Dux - D. Ivory
Writing - D. Kerr; Arithmetic - W. Haworth;
Drawing - W. Haworth.
Arithmetic - H. Hessell;
Writing - J. Melbourne;
Reading - G. Cone;
Geography - F.Scott;
History - H. Hessell;
Reading - T. Horton;
Writing - W. Smith;
Arithmetic - H. Busch;
Geography - F.Cone;
History - W. Hessell;
Drawing - F. Leech;
Reading - J.V.Shrimpton;
Writing - W. Noble;
Arithmetic - S. Keele;
Geography - E. Lewton;
History - A. Boyle;
General Prizes -
Good conduct - T. Leech; W. DuMoulin; G.
Hancox; C. Lewton; E.Thorne;
Home lessons - J. Howil; W. DuMoulin; W.
Gaddis; W. Stephens; J. Bell
Std VI - General proficiency - A. Bartrum;
Std V - Arithmetic - L. Hunnibell; writing -
Std. IV - Arithmetic - L.Smith; Writing - A,Wycherley;
Georg and history - H. Hurrell;
Std III - Reading - F. McKenzie; Writing -
M.Johnston; Arithmetic - C.Smith; Geography
F.McKenzie; History - H.Smith
General Prizes -
Good conduct - E. Best, J.Johnston,
M.A.Pierce; A. Wycherley; J. McKenzie; W.
Cannell; E. Cannell;
Needlework - Edie Moulin; E. best;
Home lessons - Edie Moulin; S. Parks; M.
Monday 23 December 1878
School - 109 & 110
Std VI -
Dux - James Henderson.
Std V - Reading - 1st,
Annie Permain; 2nd Sarah Ann Doherty; 3rd Eliza
Chisnall; merit Fred Shury, Harry E.Felton; C.Tasker;
Dictation and grammar - 1st H.E.Felton; 2nd Catherine
Doherty; 3rd equal Eva Henderson & Nelly Lancaster;
Writing - 1st Constance Andrews; 2nd Harry E. Felton; 3rd
Arithmetic - 1st equal H.E.Felton & Constance
Andrews; 2nd Catherine Doherty; merit - Eva Henderson;
English History - 1st James Hepburn; 2nd Sarah Ann
Doherty; merit - Constance Andrews; and Ernest
Geography - 1st Harry Felton; 2nd Eva Henderson;
Special Prizes -
Freehand drawing (silver medal) Duncan Leitch
Composition - Henry E. Felton; Agnes Fowler;
Euclid - 1st James Hepburn; 2nd James Henderson;
Bible History - 1st Henry Felton; 2nd James Henderson;
Latin - Fred Shury
Map of England - (box of water colours) Henry Felton;
Practical geometry - James Henderson;
Attendance - 1st - D.Leitch; 2nd Weymouth Roberts;
Std IV -
Reading - 1st Isa Williamson; 2nd Josh J. Lewis; 3rd
Dictation and Grammar - 1st Isa Williamson; 2nd
W.J.Doherty; 3rd J. Hurst, merit - David Leitch
& Josh J.Lewis.
Writing - 1st Herbert Steele; 2nd Isa
Williamson; merit - George Pilkington & Stedman Chisnall;
Arithmetic - 1st George Kidd; 2nd Josh Lewis; 3rd
equal W. Hughes & J.Hurst.
Geography - 1st John Hurst; 2nd George Kidd;
W.J.Doherty; merit - F.A.Steward; F. Shury; C.
Doherty; J. Hepburn; L. Chisnall; W.E.Chisnall;
English History - 1st Weymouth Roberts; 2nd D.
Leitch; merit - Alex Mann; D.Campbell;
Spelling Oral - 1st Don Campbell; 2nd Eliza
Reciting - 1st H. Felton; 2nd jas Hepburn; 3rd
Nellie Shury; merit - Annie Permain, Isa
Williamson; F.A.Steward; J. Hurst; Jas Henderson.
Special Prizes -
Bible History - 1st Isa Williamson; 2nd equal Weymouth
Roberts and Ben Williamson.
Std III - Upper Division -
Reading - 1st F.McKenzie; 2nd Amer Orr; merit -
Sophia Shury; M.Butler, F.Parkin.
Spelling, dictation & grammar - 1st Lily Warner; 2nd
Kathleen Henderson; merit - Mary Thorne, Agnes Powrie;
Writing - 1st Thomas Permain; 2nd Sophia Shury;
Arithmetic - 1st Donald Ross; 2nd Thos Permain;
Geography - 1st Agnes Powrie; 2nd F.McKenzie; 3rd
K.Henderson; merit - M. Rodgers; W.Hyde; P. Blyth;
Drawing - 1st K.Henderson; 2nd - Maggie Scott;
merit - Herbert Cookson; Kate Leggett; W.McDonald;
Good Conduct - Eliza Potter;
Std III - Lower Division -
reading - 1st Stella Henderson; 2nd Fanny
Hardley; merit - Kate Leggett; Emma Elston; Anastasia
Butler; Ernest Pass;
Spelling & dictation & grammar - 1st Kate
Leggett; 2nd Edward Leask;
Writing - 1st W.McLoughlan; 2nd Fanny Turton;
Arithmetic - 1st Anastasia Butler; 2nd Frank Gaukrodger
- merit - Hannah Lewis; Kate Leggett; Thomas
Felton; Thomas Undrill; Emma Elston;
Geography - 1st Edward Leask; 2nd Hannah
Lewis; merit - Fanny Hardley; Frank
Good Conduct - 1st Mary Robbins, 2nd Edith Pilkington;
Std II - Upper Division -
Reading - 1st A. Jamieson; 2nd
C.Chapman; merit - John Smith; Zena Seymour;
Spelling and dictation - 1st A. Jameson; 2nd John Smith;
Writing - 1st John Pearson; 2nd Martha Pearson;
Arithmetic - 1st James Robb; 2nd
A.Jameson; merit - John Smith; Charles
Std II - Lower Division -
Reading - Thomas Rosewarne; merit - Augustus
Spelling and dictation - Augustus Worner; merit -
Writing - Thomas Leitch; merit - Thomas Rosewarne;
Arithmetic -1st James Pritchard; 2nd Rose
Berry; merit - Augustus Worner;
Std I - First Division -
Reading - 1. E. Hurst; 2nd Edith Bean; Herbert
Spelling and dictation - 1st E. Hurst; 2nd
C.Clarke; 3rd mary lewis;
Writing - 1st H. Fooks; 2nd Edith Bean; 3rd C.
Arithmetic - 1st Edith Bean; 2nd Chas Clarke; 3rd W.
Std I - Lower Division -
Writing - 1st A. Griffin;
Arithmetic - W. Kidd
Reading and spelling - H.Olsen; McCallum; E.
Jeffs; T. Rosewarne; E.Taylor; Harry Mills;
Writing - Grace Worner
Arithmetic - F.Tasker;
Reading - 1st Fanny Seymour; 2nd C.Rule; 3rd Bridget
Infant Class -
1st Annie Webley; 2nd S.Harper;
Sewing prizes - shirt making - (1st class) 1st
Annie Permain; 2nd Eva Henderson; 3rd Agnes Fowler;
General underclothing ( 2nd class) 1st Sarah Robbins; 2nd Mary
Jones; (3rd class ) 1st Hannah Lewis; 2nd
(4th Class) 1st Ruth Leggett; 2nd Augusta Powrie
Knitting - 1st Kate Leggett; Highly
commended - Annie Gates;
Fancy Work - 1st Eva Henderson; 2nd Maggie Houston; 3rd
Helen Shury; Merit - Isabella Williamson & Agnes Fowler.
Special Prizes -
Cleanest work - Annie Permain
best buttonholes - Elizabeth Chisnall;
Darning - Constance Andrews;
Patching - Eva Henderson;
Overseaming - Mary Robbins
Hemming - Alice Hughes.
Monday 23 December 1878
The chief prize-takers were -
Std IV - 1st Charles Day; 2nd Annie Camfield;
Std III - 1st Harry Ball; 2nd Reginald
Cameron and Fitzroy Hamilton, equal.
Std II - 1stEmily Hamilton; 2nd Ethel Day;
Std I - 1st Agnes Olliver; 2nd Nelly
Fletcher; 3rd Emily Whidden;
Infants - 1st Daniel Burns; 2nd Alice Olliver;
Sewing prizes - Annie Camfield; C.Ball; A.
Olliver; N.Fletcher; E. Day.
Tuesday 24 December 1878
Valley School -
Ist Class - 1st W. Perkins; 2nd T. Weir;
3rd Mary Prendergast; 4th C. Flavell;
2nd Class - 1st J. Menzies; 2nd W.
Curteis; 3rd A. McDowell;
3rd Class - 1st Colin Flavell; 2nd
S.Donnelly; 3rd A.
Jerviss; 4th R. Weir;
4th Class - 1st M. Curties; 2nd V.
Huddleston; 3rd J. Martin; 4th C.
5th Class - 1st P. Menzies; 2nd B.
Prendergast; 3rd J.Carpenter;
4th S. Knudsen;
Extra Prizes -
Writing - D.Flavell;
General improvement - Her. Huddleston;
Neatest and cleanest books - A. Dale and R. Jerviss;
Reading and Spelling - Nellie Lucas;
Good conduct - S. McDowell and Minnie Moore;
Sewing prizes - Margaret Curties; F.Perkins;
Margaret Prendergast; A. Prendergast; M. Lucas;
M.Hartigan; Jane Brown; Jane Gilmore; Mary Weir.
Buttonholes and darning - Mary Prendergast and Sarah Martin;
Friday 27 December 1878
Forest school - Prize List
Class I - 1st H.J.Muirhead; 2nd Jane
Class II - 1st Agnes McFarlane; and M.
Muirhead; equal; 2nd harriet Bolton;
Class III - 1st George McFarlane; 2nd Sarah
Class IV - 1st Elizabeth McKenzie; 2nd Mary
Monday 30 December 1878
Tapu School -
Std I - 1st M.Graham; 2nd A.
Std II - 1st Hugh Leathem; 2nd Maggie
Toebeck; Second Division - 1st Thomas
Morgan; 2nd E. Barrett;
Std III - 1st G. Forbes; 2nd Sydney Barrett; 3rd
L. Champion; 4th D. Borthwick;
Std IV - 1st W. Berry; 2nd T.
Rainey; 3rd equal Minnie Nutt;
and Samuel Perryman;
Std V - Eliza Wittie; Johann
Special Prizes for attendance - Boys - Robt
Rainey; girls - Lily Champion;
Good conduct ; Minnie Nutt and George Forbes;
Writing - Annie Rainey and Frederick Barrett;
Sewing - 1st Eliza Wittie; 2nd Lily
Champion; 3rd Mary Ann Smith;
For the best written letter, sympathizing with their late headmaster
Mr Borthwick, in his severe illness
Henry Leatham, std 5 and Samuel
Perryman, std 6.
Tuesday 31 December 1878
Bons Bay School, Banks Peninsula -
Std V - Boys - Thomas Charles Oldridge; Girls
- 1st Elizabeth Bailey; 2nd Sarah Cairns
Std IV - Boys; 1st James Wight; 2nd James
Charles Oldridge; Girls - 1st Eliza Foster; 2nd Eugenie
Std III - Boys; 1st William Crotty; 2nd John
Smith; Girls - 1st Mary Lena Condon;
2nd Flora Rasmussen;
Std II - Boys - 1st William Foster; 2nd John
Crotty; Girls - Mary Hockensen;
Std I - Boys - 1st James Oldridge; 2nd William
Allen; Girls - 1st Mary Ann Oldridge;
2nd Elizabeth Cairns
Infants - Boys - 1st Frank leonardo; 2nd Rasmus
Rasmussen; Girls - 1st Alice Cairns; 2nd
Sewing - Seniors - 1st Dora Rasmussen; 2nd Eugenie
Helleur; Junior - 1st Lilly Helleur;
2nd Rose Leonardo;
Drawing - Wallace Crotty.
Rural Sports - Mr Oldridge's Paddock
Boys Race - 100yds - Wallace
Crotty1st; William Crotty, 2nd:
Handicap Girls race 100yds - Alice Fairbrass
1st; Eliza Foster. 2nd.
Mens race - 200yds - Fluety 1st; Macmian,
2nd: time 23 and half seconds. ---------
High leap - Macmillan, height 4ft 10 ins,
Ladies race - Mrs Fredricksen -
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