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Monday 2 December 1889
RUSSELL - on November 31st at 8 Peacock Street, to wife of C.B. Russell, a son.

Tuesday 3 December 1889
BULL -  on November 23rd at St. Albans, to wife of F. Bull, a son.

GAUDIN - MEIKLEHAM  -  on Nov. 26th at  ---- Adolphus, youngest son of Mr E. Gaudin, to Anne Johnstone, eldest dau. of Capt. W.H. Meikleham.
STEINMETZ - O'MALLEY  -  on November 26th at Pro Cathedral, Barbadoes St. by  --- Peter Steinmetz to Julia O'Malley, both of Christchurch.

TALBOT - on November 18th at Bellevue, Cooks River, Sydney, George Talbot, sen. in his 88th year.
FRAME - on December 1st at Balcairn, Fanny, the beloved daughter of Thomas Frame, age 10 yrs, 7mths.

Wednesday 4 December 1889
WALLER - on December 2nd at South Loburn, to wife of R. Waller,  -   a daughter.

Thursday 5 December 1889   page 2
ANDERSON -  on 2nd December at Elmsholm, Bryndwr, to wife of Gilbert Anderson,  - a daughter.
COOKE - on 3rd December at Tomes Road, Papanui, to wife of A.W. Cooke,   -  a son.

Friday 6 December 1889    page 2
FITZ-HENRY  -   on 5th December at Lyttelton, to wife of W.Fitz-Henry, M.R.S.C. Eng.   -  a daughter.

Marriage: -
TARAWHITI - STEWART  -  on 6 June 1888 at St. Peters, Kaikoura, by -- Thomas Kerr  son of the Rev. Heta Tarawhiti, Taupiri, to Patricia Fisher Anderson,                                 2nd youngest dau.of Alex Stewart, 244 St. Asaph Street. Christchurch.

Death: -
CONWAY - on 6 December at his res. Grosvenor Hotel, South Belt,John Conway, age 53 yrs.

Funeral : -
  - The friends of Mrs Jane Conway are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of her late husband, to leave the Grosvenor Hotel, South Belt, Sunday                             8th December at 11 am  arriving at Rangiora at 3pm.

Saturday 7 December 1889
MURGATROYD - on 6 December at St. James St. Linwood, to wife of D.Joseph Murgatroyd, jnr,   -  a daughter.

Marriage: -
MATHIESON - McARTHUR  -   on 2 December at Redcliffs by Rev. W.R.Campbell, Alexander Mathieson late of Victoria to Jessie McArthur.

Death: -.
COFFEY - on 5th Dec. at South Rakaia, Patrick, 5th son of Patrick Coffey, late of Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, age 10yrs 6mths. Irish papers please copy.
CONWAY - as previous day.

Monday 9 December 1889    
Birth: -    page 2
RICHARDS - on 5 December at Dinda, near Temuka,to wife of J.D.C.Richards, a daughter.
JAMIESON - on 25th November at Hatiers? Tce, Nelson Creek,to wife of Samuel Jamieson, a daughter.

Death: -
DUNLOP - on Dec. 8th at his res.  ---.(Late of Waimakiriri Gorge Bridge) Alexander Dunlop, aged 53 year  Late of 1st Twelfth Foot, of Her Majesty's Service.

Tuesday 10 December 1889
Death: -   page 2
HIENZMANN - on 9 December at her res. Tai-Tapu.  Anna Maria, beloved wife of John, age 35 yrs.
CAMPBELL - on 9 December at Dunedin, the Hon. Robert Campbell. M.L.C.of Otakaito ? in his 46th year.
STEWART - on 8th December at his res. Blenheim. John Lees, eldest and beloved son of Alexander & Jane Stewart,  St.Asaph St. age 33,

Thursday 19 December 1889     page 2
Birth -
BRICE - on 1 December at London St. Lyttelton to wife of J.T.Brice, a daughter

Friday 20 December 1889    page 2
Death -
HAINES -  on 19 December at her res. Cashel St. East, Elizabeth Haines, age 60

Saturday 21 December 1889
Death -
HAMILTON - on 20 December at 21 Latimer Square, Frances Hamilton, relict of the late W.J.W.Hamilton, in her 70th year.
MURDIN - at Byron Street, Sydenham, William in his 65th year.

Monday 23 December 1889
Death -
ANDERSON - on 21 December at Auckland, Mrs James Anderson, wife of Mr James Anderson, tailor,   late of Christchurch, age 78.

Tuesday 24 December 1889     page 2
Birth -
CAMERON - on 20 December at 82 Peterborough St. to wife of J.S.Cameron, a -  son.
HAMIL - on 23 December at Richmond, to wife of George Hamil,  - a son.
HOWARD - on 23 Ferndale, Avonside, to Mrs J. Golding Howard,   - a daughter.
HUMPHREYS - on 21 December at Kingscote, Papanui Road, to wife of G.Humphries,   - a daughter

Marriage -
MACANDREW - RICH  - on 3 Dec. at  Hokitika, -- Herbert, son of James Macandrew, Otago, to Lizzie Ethel, dau.of Edwin F. Rich and granddaughter of Vice                              Admiral Rich & of Major, the Hon. Sir John Richardson, Bengal Artillery, & M.L.A. of NZ.
RICHARDS - TUFFNELL - on 23 Dec. at -- Herbert Weston, son of  late Dr. Richards  of Hororata,  toEmily Alice Tuffnell  of Loughborough Park, Ireland

Death -
GRIFFITH - on 23 December at Avonside, Edward George, age 57.
LONGNEY - on 9 October at Croome, England, Harriet, wife of William Henry Longney & mother of Nathaniel, of Tophouse, Nelson. age 58
McMEEKIN - on 15 Richardson, Westland, Margaret, bel.wife of James,late of Harper St. Sydenham, in his 32nd year, Wellington papers please copy.
WHITTINGTON - In sad and loving rememberance of the late Thomas,departed this life on 20 November 1889, Ashbourne,  Ferry Road, in his 46th year.

Friday 27 December 1889
Birth -
LEWINGTON - on 22 December at the Bridle Path, Lyttelton, to wife of Thomas Lewington,  -  a son, stillborn
ROSS - on 26 December at 154 Montreal St. to wife of E.J.Ross, a son.

Marriage -
SPIERS - BURRELL -   on 16 December at the res. of the Brides parents, Chester St. West, Capt. Robert Spiers, son of Robert, Howies Hill, Cambuslang,                                     Glasgow, Scotland,   to Lieutenant Edith Gertrude Burrell,   eldest daughter of John, Christchurch, and granddaughter of the late Gregory                                             Nicholas, of Rangiora & g.granddaughter of the the late Richard Nicholas of Bolankin, Cornwall, England.

Monday 30 December 1889     page 2
Birth -
WILCOX  - on 29 December at Fendalton, to wife of William Wilcox,   - a son.

Marriage -
SCOULLER - OLDFIELD -   on 16 December at Dunedin, by Rev. J. Ryley, J. Scouller to  Caroline Anne Oldfield, both of Lyttelton.

Death -
PATRICK - on 28 December at Rhodes Convalescent Home, Angus Patrick,beloved son of W.A.McAaron, 243 St. Asaph St.Christchurch, age 9mths.
DYER - on 29 December at his res. Riccarton, Cornelious Dyer, age 53 years.

Tuesday 31 December 1889 page 3
Marriage -
LITTLE - CASTLES  - on 25 December at the res. of Mr George Charteris, Kumeros, Hawkes Bay,-- John, eldest son of James Little, sheepfarmer, to Ella Jane,                                         2nd eldest daughter of James Castles,  Rotheram,   Amuri, North Canterbury.

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Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
17 January  2005

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