Inquests from "Star newspaper " Christchurch  1876

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Sunday  2 January 1876
Abraham & William  JONES  ages 56 & 58 died from sunstroke yesterday

Friday 14 January 1876
Inquest of  James O'MALLEY at Jollies Pass Hotel, Hanmer,  died at Hopeful Station on 8 January, verdict death by visitation of God.

Wednesday 19 January 1876
Inquest held at Hospital of Thomas WILD, died from result of accident in Avonside last Monday

Friday 21 January 1876
Sudden death of H.PRYKE died suddenly at Mr. Craddocks farm near Leeston, Canterbury
Funeral of Mr.Samuel EDGAR an old and  respected resident of Lyttelton, also oldest Orangeman in the colony. Took place 16 Jan.

Saturday 22 January 1876
Inquest at Hospital of Mr. Henry William LUCAS who died at Merivale on Thursday last.

Thursday 27 January 1876
Drowned in Avon River Thomas PARKENSON, inquest today
Fatal accident Archibald SUTHERLAND died at the Hosp. today, he suffered an accident at Brookside, employed by Mr. Reese, builder, he fell of scaffolding while working on the local school

Wednesday 2 February 1876
Sudden death of William Lieper HAMILTON, age 24 from comsuption

Saturday 5 February 1876
Death -
INGLIS  -    on 5 February at Chch, Margaret Ethel, dau. of John & Jane Ann Inglis age 8 mths

Wednesday 9 February 1876
Inquest of youth HILL died from accident on Caledonian Road

Friday 11 February 1876
Accidental death of fireman STOTHERT, injured at accident on Whitecliffs railway branch line. about 40 years of age unmarried.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ

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