1924  June  -  Christchurch Press  -   snippets  -     obituaries,  inquests etc.

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Monday 2 June 1924
Wanganui  -  JACKSON - 001
Mr Freeman Lawlor,  eldest son of the late Mr Freeman R. ex-mayor of Wanganui, senior partner in firm F.R.Jackson and Co. Ltd ----  was firms rep. in Wellington -- in 1893 accepted a position as auctioneer at Palmeston North  ----------married Miss Southy BAKER  and leaves a family of 6 children.

Taumarunui  -  Inquest -  THOMS  -  003
Rebecca Florence, aged 26 years, married woman,  died under anaesthetic -----

Tuesday 3 June 1924

Obituary    -  GOURLAY004
Edwin Thomas --  in his 50th year.  Linwood, Christchurch  employed by Christchurch Press Co.-------  he leaves a widow and a son Mr E. Gourlay  ---   another son lost his life in an avalanche disaster on Mt Egmont.

Wednesday 4 June 1924
Christchurch  -  CULLEN 008
Mr William John,  in his 70th year. --- arrived as a young man from Scotland, -- compositor on the Lyttelton Times.  ------ leaves a widow and 2 daughters.

Featherston  -  inquest  -    Ernest E.RICHMOND  - 013
 ----a war pension no. 1464 found on him.  inquest adjourned.

Sydney  -  obituary  -     LILYEBALD  - 009
Captain H.F.Lilyebald,  he arrived at Auckland in 1880 and qualified as a master marriner there.

Mr David MAIN - 010
The death occurred --   He was born in Dunedin in 1866,  eldest son of Mr John and Mrs Main of Oamaru,  educated at ----  in 1912 became manager of  Frank A. Cook Ltd.   well known in commercial circles and for many years was president of the Master Grocers' Assoc.  ----  leaves a widow.

Thursday 5 June 1924
Obituary  -  STEWART  - 021
Mrs James Stewart   who died at her res. --- came out to NZ in the ship  British Empire,  in 1864.  She spent her early years in Stewart's Gully, 
which was named after her husband.  she leaves a family of 2 sons and 5 daughters.

Tokaanu  -  JONES  - 017
The death occurred suddenly on Saturday of Mr Robert Jones of Tokaanu at the age of 68 years.  The late Mr Jones was born in Wanganui
----- host of the Tokaanu Hotel for past 20 years  ------    he leaves a widow and 3 children

Obituary  -  McGREGOR  - 019
Mr Archibald McGregor,   another of the old pioneers has passed away,  died May 30th at  aged 73 years, at his res. Clydesdale Farm, Selwyn.  He was born in Glasgow,  Scotland,  in 1850 came to NZ with his parents in 1855 in the ship  Merchantman  landing November 9th at Port (Lyttelton) came to Selwyn in 1865, in 1866 he left for a trip to the States ------  returned to the West Coast diggings with his brother Robert  ----he was marriedon 1 November 1880  to Elizabeth DOW  who predeceased him some  20 years ago.   He leaves 1 sister and a grown up family of 12,  4 sons and 8 daughters.

Inquest  -  PITCHFORD  -  020
the inquest on the railway surfaceman Albert Pitchford, who was killed last evening  --------

Wellington  -  Mr D.W .DUTHIE  - 015
the death of Mr D.W.Duthie   -------  was manager of National Bank of NZ,  his parents who came from Scotland arrived in Wellington in 1840 and went to Milton.  he is survived by Mrs Duthie, whom he married in 1887 and who was a daughter of the late  Captain CLAYTON  of Auckland. -------  lots more

Friday  6  June 1924
Obituary  -  Mr M.H.  STOKES  - 023
the death occurred  of Mr Matthew Henry Stokes  a well known and esteemed resident of the Waikuku district.  at the age of 63 years.
-- was an original member of the Rangiora County Council --------  lots more

Saturday  7 June 1924
Lyttelton  -  Inquest  -  Edward DAWSON  - 026
died in Christchurch Hospital on Thursday as a result of injuries -------------  deceased died as the result of shock and haemorrhage 
 -------- a very long column

Inquest  -  FRIEDMAN  - 027
the adjourned inquest  -- surrounding the death of Lewis Duncan Friedman,  6 years of age  --  died May 22nd  --  lots more

Palmeston North  -  COOKSLEY - 025
The death occurred  ---  of Mr Elijah Cooksley, --- age 34  --born in Christchurch

Monday  9 June 1924
Write up  of Mrs Robert RUTHERFORD 031
There passed away at Sumner on Friday,  Charlotte Elizabeth,  widow of the late Mr Robert Rutherford.  she was the daughter of Mr Walter ASKIN 
was born in Ireland, and arrived in NZ  67 years ago,  a babe in arms.  --- married age 17,  lived at Mt Nessing,  South Canterbury,  ---  husband
died in 1899,  lived in Oamaru with her grandson Mr Charles POPE for the last 10 years.  she leaves a daughter and 3 sons and 17 grandchildren,  
funeral took place at Linwood Cemetery.

Tuesday  10  June 1924
Timaru  -  Inquest  -  GREEN  - 033
George Green  a 6 years old boy died on Saturday,  the coroner returned the verdict accidental death.

Dunedin  -   HARRIS  - 033a
Charles Harris, a widower,  aged 60 was found dead in his hut, ---- at the inquest a verdict was returned of death from heart failure.

George B.WAY  -    036
The death of Mr George B.Way,  of Kumara,  ---deceased was a very old resident of the district,  his wife predeceased him some years ago. 
He leaves no family.

Mine Deputy Killed  -  GILMOUR  - 032
William Gilmour was killed by a fall of coal in Millerton  mine------  was about 70 years of age,  leaves a grown up family of 6 sons and 1 daughter.

Wednesday 11 June 1924

Timaru  -  ANGLAND  - 037
at about 3pm yesterday a man named Michael Angland  aged about 30,  ----   deceased had been in NZ for about 14 years.  up until a few days ago Angland had been rabbiting in Albury.  an inquest will be held tomorrow morning.

Inquest  -   Thomas MAUDE - 038
the adjourned inquest  --- of Thomas Maude,  aged 61 years of age,   -------   The Coroner returned a formal verdict in accordance with the medical evidence.

Whangarei  - Inquest  -  Ruki PENE  -  039
-- death of Ruki Pene,  of Waima,  -------  lots more

Thursday  12  June 1924

Death  -  Mrs F.C. MURRAY  - 046
who passed away on Saturday, arrived in NZ with her parents in 1860. ----  settled at Springs homestead,  near Lincoln.  -----
married  Mr Frederick Charles Murray  of Walsingham,    -------  she leaves 3 sons,  and 2 daughters.----------

Inquest  -  MILLER  - 044a
The circumstances of the death of David Thomas Miller,  68 years of age,  of Winchester, on June 2nd ------  lots more.

Wellington  -  BULKLEY  - 041
the death is announced at Karori,  of Mr John Bulkley, only son of Mr Richard Bulkley  dentist. ------ who was only 28 years of age.------- 
he was married 12 months ago,  leaves a widow,

Dunedin  -  FIELDWICK  - 043
Mr Arthur Fieldwick,  who died at Dunedin this week,  -------  survived by Mrs Fieldwick, 1 daughter and 2 sons.

Friday  13 June 1924
Inquest  -  ANGLAND  - 048
an inquest ---  Michael Patrick Angland,  died on Tuesday last.  Mary Jane Angland said that her husband -----  age 34,  3 children 
aged 11,  8  and 3 years. ---------- a  long column

Blenheim  -  OAKFORD  - 052
at the Wairau hospital ----  Mr George Oakford.  ---- Mr Oakford was born at Devises, Wiltshire, nearly 69 years ago, -----  wandered about 
the various South American States,   ---- went to Australia, ----  then West Coast goldfields,  ---  

Casualty  -  KIPPENBERGER  - 051
In connection with the -----    accident at Studholme,  by which J.Kippenberger lost his life  ------

West Coast Notes -
Hokitika  -  obituary  -  ARCHER  - 049
the death took place at Hokitika of Mr David Archer, a native of Victoria, at the age of 70 years.  -- was formerly a resident of Reefton, 
and is survived by a widow and family of 3 sons and 4 daughters.

Bruce Bay  -   August Katau We Tenahi - 049
a native of Bruce Bay,  South Westland   died on Tuesday at the Westland hospital at the age of 30 years.  the deceased  is survived by
a widow and child ------

Saturday 14 June 1924

Auckland  -    BRADSTREET  - 053
the death occurred this week of one of the best-known soft good traders in Auckland,  Mr Julius Arthur Bradstreet.  Mr Bradstreet was the elsest
son of Mr E.B.Bradstreet,  of Mitcham, Surrey,  and was born on 1861.  in 1883 he cam to NZ

Obituary  -  Mr J.W.C.NIXON  - 056
who passed away at his residence at Fendalton on Thursday at the age of 49 years.  was the youngest son of Mr W.Nixon of Killinchy,
Leeston. ---------  he leaves a widow who was formerly Miss Florence BULLER  of Kaikoura,  4 sons and 1 daughter.

West Coast Notes  -  
Westport  -  CURRIE  - 054
The death took place at Westport this week of Mr Edward Currie,  an employee of the Westport Coal Co for 31 years.  The deceased who was
75 years of age,  is survived by a widow and 1 daughter.

Monday  16 June 1924

Obituary  -  Mrs Margaret STEWART - 064
Mother of Profesor Stewart,  of Canterbury College.  Mrs Stewart accompanied by her daughter Miss Margaret Stewart arrived in Christchurch 
from Scotland about 3 years ago to visit her son,   they returned to Great britain in March last year and lived with Mrs Stewart's  sisters 
the Misses MacKINTOSH  at Granton-on-Spey, Elginshire, ---  widow of the former Minister  of Premay, (Scotland)  -----    lots more

Auckland  -  WELSH  - 066
Daniel Welsh,  who was injured at the Glenfield Brick and Pottery Works on Thursday,  ---  died in hospital this morning.  He was a
married man aged 41  with a wife and 3 children.

Inquest  -  DUMPHY  - 060
an inquest into the death of  James Dumphy -----   was found dead in bed ---   inquest  was adjourned

Obituary  -  Mr John CORBETT  - 057
the death occurred yesterday,  ----- at the age of 61 years,   he spent practically the whole  of his   life in the employ of A and T.Burt Ltd. ---------- 
He leaves a widow,  2 sons,  and a daughter,  the funeral will leave his late res. at 10-30am tomorrow for the Bromley Cemetery.

Winslow  -  DALBY  - 058
At Winslow on Saturday morning Alfred Dalby,  45 years of age --------  the inquest opened ------  the inquest was then adjourned.

Wellington  -  LEICESTER  - 062
the death is announced at Wellington of Mr Herbert Leicester,  the deceased leaves a widow and a grown up family of 3 sons and 1 daughter. --- 
he late Mr Leicester was born in Melbourne in 1857  ---------  came to NZ in 1893  -----

Brother  Valerian DERWIN  059
A well-known member of the Marist Brother's order,  Brother Valerian Derwin,  died at the Mater hospital,  Auckland -------  born in Carcoar,  NSW 
and came to NZ 30 years ago ----

Wellington  -  JAMES  - 061
Mr George E.James  ---  died on Friday evening -----  the late Mr James came from South Africa,  --- employed in  transport duties  in connexion
with the Boer war in 1904  he leaves a widow an a daughter.

West Coast Notes  -
Reefton  -  SMITH  - 063
The death occurred at Reefton Hospital yesterday morning of Mr James D.Smith,  of Waiuta.  The deceased was a native of Gundagai,  NSW. 
and 38 years of age,  he leaves a widow and 5 children.

Tuesday 17 June 1924  

Inquest  -  BLACK  - 067
an enquiry------- of Miss May Black, who died -----  on the Tycho road,  on April 20th -----  William Joseph Black said he was the father
of the deceased,   a verdict was returned.  -------

Dunedin  -   Mrs Alfred NORTH  - 073
Mrs Alfred North,   wife of Rev A. North and mother of Rev J.J.North and Dr C.North of Dunedin,  died suddenly in Dunedin  ----

Dunedin -  inquest  -  RANKIN  - 071
A married woman named Sarah Gilchrist Rankin  aged 44 years   ---an inquest was held  -----

West Coast   Notes  -  070
HACKETT  - ----- Mr James Hackett,   deceased was about 80 years of age,   was a native of Ireland  and been a resident of NZ for 60 years. 
He was not married.

Wednesday  18 June  1924

Invercargill  -  the death of Miss A. BETHUNE   - 074
in Melbourne,  -----  was a daughter  of the late Rev. Alexander Bethune,   who conducted the
1st sunday service held in Southland in 1856  the year in which Invercargill was 1st surveyed.  She was sister of Mrs J.S.Baxter of Invercargill 
Mrs Cato of Melbourne,  and Mr Alexander Bethune of Auckland.

Greymouth  -  Inquest  -   SHAN  - 080
-- touching the death of A.H.Shan,  a Chinaman ---  a verdict returned of death from natural causes.

Obituary  -  MOONLIGHT  - 079
-- Mr John Moonlight,  formerly of Waiuta.  the deceased who was 52 years of age -------  he is survived by a widow and family.

Obituary  -  McCLELLAND  - 078
The Ellesmere district has suffered the loss of one more of its pioneers in Mr David McClelland,  who died age 66.  The late Mr McClelland
was a native of Diamond, Ulster,  and was where the 1st Orange Lodge was established. ------  came to NZ in 1875 ------   lots more.

Dunedin  -  HANNA - 077
the death occurred today of Mr John Hanna  aged 67 years  from 1884 - 1913  he was gymnastic instructor at the Boys' and Girls' High schools-------

Pahiatua  -  CHECKLEY  - 075
 --- Mr T Checkley one of the early settlers of Canterbury.  He was born in Notts, England,  when only 4 years of age came to NZ
with his parents on the Indiana.  He was the eldest son of the late Mr George Checkley of Mt Pleasant,  Akaroa.  ------
was 70 years of age,  is survived by a widow and 3 sons and 3 daughters.  Mr J.J.Checkley of Christchurch is a brother of the deceased. 
The late Mr George Checkley,  late of Akaroa and Weld's Hill,  Nelson,  was also a brother of the deceased gentleman.

Auckland  -  CREAGH  - 076
one of the oldest and best known of NZ surveyors  Mr Oliver Mason Creagh,  died at Auckland-- at the age of 91.  was born in the
South of Ireland, came to NZ  58 years ago. ---    he leaves 2 sons and a daughter.

Thursday  19  June  1924

Obituary  -  Greymouth  -  HOWAT - 081
--- of Eileen  the 7 yr old daughter of Mr and Mrs W.Howat of Cobden  -------- an inquest will be held on Friday at 11am.

Auckland  -  RUTHE  - 083
-- of Captain William Ruthe ------ at the age of 82.  he was master of the Glasgow ship Helen Denny and made many trips to NZ -----------
purchased  Roto Roa an island at the back of Waiheke,  ----  he is survived by a widow and adult family.

Inquest  -  RENNIE - 082
At the inquest of Betty Constance Rennie,  aged 3 years and 7 mths ------

Friday  20 June  1924

Obituary   -  Constable  E.J. PORTEOUS  - 091
the death occurred at the Christchurch Hospital on Wednesday night of Constable Edwin jarden Porteous, who had been statioed at Fendalton
since 1912.   ---------  he leaves a widow and1 son.  The funeral will take place tomorrow.

Oamaru  -  FRAME  - 085
Jeannie Frame,  widow, aged 55 a dairy farmer was found dead at noon ------  she had 2 sons and a daughter in the North Island.

Wellington  -  LESTER  - 089
an enquiry concerning the death of Walter Lester, a railway surfaceman,  who was killed last Friday.  ----------

Palmeston North  -  HOLLAND087
the death occurred this morning of Mrs Gladys Holland,   3rd daughter of Mr and Mrs S.Mills of Greymouth, ----   was 28 years of age 
and a native of Greymouth.

Ashburton  -  ROBERTSON  - 092
William Campbell Robertson,  aged 72, formerly a local flourmiller,  was found dead in his house yesterday.  An inquest will be held.

Southbridge  -  HANNAH  -    086
A youth 17 years of age names John Hannah,  youngest son of Mr Joseph Hannah of Southbridge,  ----  an inquest has been arranged for.

Auckland  -  MATTHEWS  -   090
Mr Seering H. Matthews died on Wednesday at Auckland,  aged 85.  He was one of Auckland's earliest pioneers and an ardent church worker
for the Baptist Tabernacle.

Saturday  21 June 1924

Obituary  -  ORMANDY  - 098
the news received by cable of the death of Miss Dora Bartlett Ormandy came as a great shock to many hundreds of residents in New Brighton.
During her 23 years work here as Infant mistress at the local school --------

Inquest  -  ROBERTSON  -  100
at the inquest  -- of William Campbell Robertson, a retired miller of Ashburton,  Mary Robertson, wife of the deceased  ------

Wellington  - READ  - 099
The death occurred in Wellington this week of Mr James Earl Read,  -----also well known for the work which he carried out in entertaining. 
The late Mr Read was born in Wellington in 1868,  was 4th son of Mr Micaiah Read,  one time governor of The Terrace,  Gaol,  -----------  

Wanganui  -  inquest  -  DUIGAN  -   093
Mr H.V.Duigan ----  a verdict of accidental death was returned.

Timaru  -  ORFORD  - 097
The death occurred of Mr Joseph Orford principal and proprietor of the Waihi Boys' School. Winchester. ----  he arrived in the Dominion 30 years ago, 
----  He built the present school at Winchester, -----------

Taihape  -  GILLIAND  - 094
John Gilliand,  a roadman,  30  years of age,  single,  is missing, --- believed drowned,  Gilliand is said to have a father and brother in Ashburton,
and a brother at Kawakawa.

Monday  23 June  1924
Inquest -  HANNAH  - 105
John Leslie Lorimer Hannah  aged 17 years -------- was held at Southbridge on Saturday.  ----------a very long column

Miss J.B.MENZIES  - 107
the news of whose death in Bournemouth in England,  has just been received in Christchurch,  was infant mistress at the West Christchurch school for many years.-------- was on a holiday trip to the Old Land at the time of her death.

Tuesday 24 June 1924  

Jane  MORTON-BROWN  - 114
another member of the old colonist band in the person of Mrs Jane Morton Brown,  has crossed the border.  was born in Glasgow,  and with
her parents came to Canterbury in the sailing ship   British Empire  in 1864.   6 sons carried her to her last resting place in Sydenham Cemetery.
 She had 4 daughters and 7 sons,  also her brother,  Mr A.KIRKWOOD of Riccarton.

Auckland  -  obituary  -  WINSTONE  -   118
The death is announced of Mr William Winstone  founder of the firm of Winstone Ltd,  aged 81 years.  He arrived here in  1859.  ----- 
He leaves a widow  and married daughter.

Auckland  -  Captain FRATER  - 113
announces the death of Captain Frater,  aged 87 years for many years in business with his brother in a land agency business.

Auckland  -   TWOHILL  - 117
an old and well known resident of Auckland  -- at the age of 73  born in County Cork,  Ireland arrived as a boy on the West Coast, with his father, 
the late Mr Edmund Twohill,  ----------

Auckland  -  CLARKE  - 112
A colonist of over 60 years standing,  Mr James Clarke,  died last week at the res. of his son-in-law at the age of 89.  was born at Lisburn,
County Antrim, Ireland, in 1835  had lived in 4 reigns.  --- arrived in Auckland in  1863  in the ship Owen Glendower,  -- went to Thames goldfields.
---  wife predeceased him 6 years ago  - leaves 2 sons and 3 daughters.

Wednesday  25 June 1924

Nelson  -  obituary  -  DOBSON  - 122
Mr John Howard Dobson a well known surveyor,  aged 73 years  ------

Otaki  -  BLAKISTON  119
the death of Mrs Mary Anna Blakiston at Otaki in her 93rd year ,  was 2nd daughter of the late Bishop HARPER,  and sister to Mrs Percy Cox of
Christchurch. Mrs Blakiston and  the late Mrs TRIPP  3rd daughter of Bishop Harper,  were both married the same day at St Michael's Church,
Christchurch   Her husband the late Mr Charles R.Blakiston, --- died in Christchurch  in 1898 -----  she leaves 5 sons and 1 daughter ----------

Nelson  -  DOBSON  -   122
the death is announced of Mr John Howard Dobson, a well-known surveyor aged 73 years,  --------

Mr Daniel CANT - 120
who died in Christchurch  on Sunday in his 79th year was a former res. of Lakeside,  and one of the early settlers of the Ellesmere district. 
He was born in Sussex,  in 1846,  came to NZ in 1865 by ship Tudor,  ------   he married Miss FINEHAM of Taumutu,  who died 30 years ago.
leaving a family of 3 sons and 2 daughters.

Wellington  -  ROUTH  - 124
Mr F.C.Routh  late printer and bookbinder, a son of the late Mr Joseph Routh of Wandsworth, London,  -- born in London 1843,
---- migrated to  the Colonies landing in Melbourne in 1874  soon after he crossed to Wellington,  -----------

Dunedin  -  CONNOR  - 121
Mr John Joseph Connor-- at the age of 85 was one of Dunedin's old identities.  Born at Sydney (NSW)  moved to Melbourne,  -----  
established the printing business of Jolly and Connor in the Octagon.----  leaves a widow,  4 sons, and 7 daughters.

Templeton  - inquest  -  STANLEY  - 126
At the inquest on Mrs Edith Elizabeth Stanley,  43 years,  who was found dead -------

Thursday  26 June 1924

Timaru  -  WRIGHT  - 130
Edward James Wright,  aged 50, at the inquest a verdict was returned, that death was due to syncope,  hastened by exhaustion and mania,

The Late   Mrs C.E. COOPER  - 128
Canterbury has lost another of its  pioneers in the death of Mrs Chas. E. Cooper. --- on Tuesday .  She was born in Kent, England, on August 29th 1838, 
2nd daughter of Captain John PARSONS , the 1st Harbour Master of Lyttelton.  ----arrived in Lyttelton with her mother and sisters and brother
in the ship Minerva, on 3rd February 1853  she married the late Charles Edward Cooper at Papanui. ----------------- She leaves 2 sons and 5 daughters, 
12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.

West Coast notes  -  127
BROCKLEHURST   -- at Hokitika last night of Mr Joseph George Brocklehurst,  jeweller, of Revell st.  He was a native of Victoria, 
arrived in Hokitika in 1865  -- was aged 66 years ans is survived by a widow and family of 4 daughters and 1 son.

Friday  27  June  1924

England  -  death  - FIELD  -  132
on April 26th at Brize Norton,  England,  there passed to rest the oldest resident ---  Mrs Mary Field,  relict of the late Joseph Field, 
who had reached the ripe old age of 95.  ----   Mrs Field leaves a family of 8 sons and daughters.  4 sons reside in NZ  John, William and Harvey and Joseph,  

Obituary  -  Mr R.M.  SUNLEY  -  137
Mr Robert Maxwell Sunley,  who died in Christchurch,  was born in Taranaki 69 years ago  ----------the deceased is survived by a widow
and 5 children, 3 sons and 2 daughters,  -----  the funeral  
New Plymouth  -  EWING  - 131
the death of Mr William Neilson Ewing. --------  was a well known settler in Taranaki ---

Inquest  -  GIMBLETT  - 133
concerning the death of Charles Gimblett,  who was found lying in the Eyre River -------  Mabel Gimblett,  widow of the deceased  ------  
son Geoffrey  Gimblett ------

Auckland -  inquest    -  SCARFF  -   136
a verdict that death was due to -----    at the adjourned inquest into the death of William Scarff.  -----------

Saturday  28  June 1924

Timaru  -  Inquest  -  GOULD  - 140
an inquest into the death of Norman A.Gould, --------

Hamilton  -  ANSEL  - 138
at the enquiry concerning t Maurice Enoch Ansel who was killed on May 6th  ------------

Mr T.A. GATES  - 139a
Mr Thomas Adkinson Gates, who died at his late residence ------  was for many years headmaster of Southbridge School,  ---- 
he was a native of England,  ---------

Inquest  -  Mrs Martha SPILLANE  - 144
 a married woman,  aged 72 years  ------

Obituary  -  TAYLOR - 145
The death is announced of Mrs Thos. Taylor,  wife of Mr T. Taylor,  for many years manager of the National Bank at Waikaia and later Gore. 
 married in 1876 ---   was 66 years of age,  mother of 20 children, all now adult age.  ---------

Inquest  -  LAMOND  - 142
an enquiry into the circumstances of the death of R.E.Lamond,  -------  lots more.

Monday 30 June 1924

Inquest  -   Hercules HUNTER  - 149
aged about 50 was found dead on Saturday afternoon  ------    an inquest was held yesterday,  was adjourned.

Inquest  -  BUTCHER  - 147
the adjourned inquest  touching the death of Frank Whiting Butcher  -------

obit  -  Mr G.B.NELSON  - 151
The death occurred at his res.  of Mr George Bushnell Nelson,  at the age of 71 years.  ------ employ of Press Co. Ltd for nearly 50 years. ------- 
survived by his widow, a son,  and daughter.  -------

Obituary  -  CARRUTHERS  -  148
A worthy pioneer,  60 years resident in NZ and 49 years in Rakaia,   Mr D.B.Carruthers  of Beachgrove,  Dorie.  ----  age 82,  born in Dunfries,
Scotland in 1842, at an early age went to Canada,  came to NZ in 1864  ------  he is survived by his widow, 1 daughter and 2 sons. -------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch  NZ
amended  28 October 2010

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