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Jan 2 1865
BIRTH - FRAME at Napier on the 23rd inst, the wife of W H Frame, Esq, of a daughter
Jan 10 1865
BIRTH - NEILL At Te Aro, Province of Wellington, on the 1st January, the wife of Deputy-Assistant Commissary General Neil of a daughter.
BIRTH - REDWARD On the 31st of December at "The Lake" near Wallingford, the wife of J B Reward Esq, of a son.
Thomas Allerdice was fined one pound for allowing a horse to serve a mare in public view..
DEATH - ELLIOTT on the 28 December (1864) at his residence,
Bronte street, after a long illness, Mr James Elliott, aged 55 years.
Mr Elliott was for years joint proprietor of the Nelson Examiner, but
retired from it three years since on account of ill-health.
A young girl named Catherine Ashton, aged 9 1/2 years, expired on Saturday last at 4 am. The child was a recent arrival by the Rangoon and suffered a severe fall when on board.
14 Jan 1865
BIRTH - STEVEN At Napier, on the 11th January, the wife of Mr A B Stevens, of a daughter
Report from Dr Wm Brown, surgeon to the 'Strathallan, reporting the births of three children during the voyage from England. The ship arrived in Napier on 24 November 1864 after a 105 day voyage. 10 August 1864, Mrs Inglis of a daughter, 12 August, Mrs Wilson of a daughter and on 26th August, Mrs Price of a son.
Messrs William Marshall, John Steven, John J Kelly and Capt Charlton resigned as trustees of Petane School and Mr John Donald was appointed Headmaster of the same school.
Napier Savings Bank will receive deposits of 1s to 400 pound, 5 percent interest
17 Jan 1865
BIRTH - McKINNON On the 13 January at Glencoe, Arapawanui, the wife of John McKinnon, of a daughter.
BIRTH - HOWELL At Napier, on 11 January, the wife of Mr Edward Howell, of a son.
BIRTH - LECHNER At Wellington, on the 8th January, the wife of Mr William Lechner, of a son.
DEATH - KENNEDY On 6th January, at Ingestre street, Wellington, Alexander Dugald, eldest son of Captain A Kennedy, Master Warden of the Marine Board, aged 6 years and 11 months.
21 Jan 1865
BIRTH - BELL At Cape Turnagain, on the 7th January, the wife of mS Bell Esq, of a daughter.
DEATH - WOODHOUSE At Sydney, December 3 1864, Robert Woodhouse Esq, General Manager Bank of New South Wales, aged 40 years.
24 Jan 1865
Arrived 20 Jan 1865 on the schooner Kauri from Auckland, Thos Marshall, George Goodall, William and James Gorton, C P O'Dowd, McBailley, J Dudley, O Winsden and John Miller
MARRIAGE - CAMPBELL - WILLIAMS At Meanee Flat, on the 14th January, Mr Colin Campbell to Miss Eliza Williams.
28 Jan 1865
Arrived fom the South on Jan 26 1865 on the ss Lord Ashley, His Honor Mr Justice Johnston, Messrs Izard, McRae, Parker, Feldman, Biggs, Smith, Burton, Hayden, Woodfield, Murray, Cullen, Brodgan, Floyd (2), Pearson, Mr and Miss Gilpin, Mr and Mrs Laves and 2 children, James, Margaret, George, Samuel and Mary Harwood, Wiiliam, Margaret and Bridget Tyne, John and Flora Morrison, Charlotte Boland and infant and 21 for the North.
Arrived from Auckland on 27 Jan 1865 on ss Rangitira, Mr and Mrs Limbruck and child, Messrs Forsyth, Dacre, Jendings, Fawcett, Bastard and Smyth.
Sailed for Wellington on 28 jan 1865 on ss Rangitira, Mr Nolan.
BIRTH - UTTLEY At Napier, on the 23rd inst, the wife of Mr George J Uttley, of a son.
A report on the opening of the first New Zealand Exhibition in Dunedin.
31 Jan 1865
Sailed for Auckland on 27 Jan 1865 on ss Lord Ashley, Messrs Luff, Corbet and Duke.
Inquest in to the death of Watson Weatherly of Eastern Spit. Verdict found to be natural causes.Hawkes Bay Herald Feb 4th 1865
A full two pages devoted to the proceedings of the Supreme Court sitting in Napier.
Three witnesses failed to show for a case, Mary Ann Farrow, Ann McDonald and Francis Grant. His Honor intimated his intention of 'escheating their recognisances'
His Honor questioned the suitability of a witness, Ann Aisher, aged 5 years and 4 months to be allowed to take an oath. She had been taught about her Father and Heaven, but did not know who he was. The case proceeded without her evidence.
A letter to the editor complaining about the vile language used by the drivers of wool drays. 'It is quite enough to put up with the very unneccesary noise made by the prepared sliken lashes to the whips (for town use only) than to be also obliged to have the ears of women and children polluted by the vile language......."
Arrived from Wairoa Jan 7 1865 on the Eliza, Mr McNalty
Departed for Wellington and the South Dec 26 1864 on
the Rangitira, Rev H W and Mrs St Hill and 2 children, Miss Alice Smith,
messrs Nathan, Swan, Nicholas and Goodhelm.
BIRTH - REDWARD on the 31st December at "The Lake", near Wallingford, the wife of J B Redward Esq., of a son.
BIRTH - BELL At Cape Turnagain, on the 7th January, the wife of M S Bell Esq., of a daughter.
BIRTH - STEVEN At Napier, on the 11th January, the wife of Mr A B Steven, of a daughter
BIRTH - HOWELL At Napier, on the 11th January, the wife of Mr Edward Howell, of a son.
BIRTH - McKINNON On the 13 January, at Glencoe, Arapawanui, the wife of John McKinnon, of a daughter.
BIRTH - UTTLEY At Napier, on the 23rd January, the wife of Mr George J Uttley, of a son.
BIRTH - DROWER At Waipukurau, on the 27th January, the wife of Mr F H Drower, of a daughter.
BIRTH - LE QUESNE At Napier, on the 30th January, the wife of Mr Joseph Le Quesne of a son.
MARRIAGES MANN - DAVIS At Napier, December 27, by E Catchpole, Esq., Registrar of Marriages, Mr John Mann, of the Colonial Defence Force, to Miss Emma Agnes Davis.
CAMPBELL - WILLIAMS At Meanee Flat, on the 14 January, Mr Colin Campbell to Miss Eliza Williams.
Post Office Notice. "Should the English Mail arrive at Napier by the Steamer from Wellington on MONDAY, the 6th inst., the s.s Lord Ashley will be DETAINED 24 hours, to give time for acknowledgement."
HB Herald 7 - 18 February 1865
Arrived from Auckland 5 Feb 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mr and Mrs Otway, 2 children and servant, Mrs Hazeldea? and 2 children, Capt Frizzell, messrs Browne, Luff, Firth, Morris, Curtain and 34 for the South.
Arrived from Auckland via Kaipara 5 Feb 1865 on the Maid of Kent, messrs Warren, O'Donoghue and Lopdell (3)
Arrived from Wellington Feb 6 1865 on the Lord Ashley,
Mr J M Milne, Mrs Milne, messrs Duncan, Krull, Lewey, Forbes, Hasilberg,
Anderson and Phillips.
DIDSBURY - WOOLFIELD On January 31, at St Johns Church, East Tamaki, by the Rev V Lush, George, only son of Mr Henry Disbury, of Windsor, England, to Fanny, youngest daughter of Samuel Woolfield Esq., Hampton Park, near Otahuhu.
The licence of the Havelock Hotel was transferred from Mr George Gregory to Mr Peter McHardie of Napier.
9 Feb 1865
Arrived from Wellington and the South Feb 6 1865 on the Lady Bird, Mr and Mrs Milne, Miss Lavin, Mr and Mrs Lawrence, Mrs Steacy and 3 children, Dr Stokes, messrs Duncan, Stokes, Wheeler, Siteman and Simpson.
Arrived from Wairoa 7 Feb 1865 on the Lady Bird, Mr Isaac Down, Messrs cooper, Hallett, Thompson and Jones.
Sailed for Wellington and the South Feb 7 on the Lord Ashley, His Honor Mr Justice Johnston, Mrs Mason, Mrs Wilkinson, Mrs Fitzgerald and 3 children, messrs Izard, Gaisford, Roberts, Smith, Robinson, Gollan, Miller, Harris and 36 original from Auckland.
Sailed for Auckland Feb 7 on the Lady Bird, Miss Mary
Ann Hill, Mrs R Marshall and 3 children, Mrs Manders, messrs Overell,
Sailed for Auckland Feb 8 1865 on the Tawera, Rev Samuel and Mrs Williams and child.
Last Friday Mr F J Tiffen fell from his horse from the effects of 'coup de soliel' . His recovery is said to have mainly arisen from the fact of his nose having bled freely in consequence of the fall. Too much caution, in this hot weather, cannot be excercised to guard against such dangerous attacks.
14 Feb 1865
Sailed for Wairoa Feb 12 on the Lady Bird, Mrs Carroll and 2 children, Mr and Mrs Couper, jr and 4 children, Miss Downs, messrs Peakman, Smith and Towgood.
DIED - COOK On the 10th February, of consumption, George G Cook, aged 19.
18 Feb 1865
Arrived from Wellington and the South Feb 16 1865 on the Queen, Capt Kennedy, Messrs Moore and Deighton.
Sailed for Wellington and the South feb 16 1865 on the Lady Bird, His Honor the Superintendent of Hawkes Bay, Mr Twydge, Capt and Mrs Newman and 4 children, Mrs Hazleden and 2 children, Messrs Stokes, Dunn, Morris Connell, Bissland, Gilpin, Medex, Develin, Lynass, Jack, Hickson, MacKay, Hollister and O'Sullivan.
Sailed for Poverty Bay Feb 16 1865 on the Maid of Kent, Messrs F O D Hodges and T Conner.
Sailed for Newcastle, NSW Feb 17 1865 on the Thane of Fife, Messrs Simpsons and Marshall.
Sailed for Auckland Feb 17 1865 on the Queen, Mr Caulfield, Mr Phillips and child, 4 rank and file and 1 prisoner, 14th regiment.
BIRTH - CORBIN At Havelock, on the 15 February, the wife of Mr William Corbin, of a daughter.
MARRIAGES HICKSON - DORSET On the 31st January, at St Pauls, Thorndon, by the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Wellington, Alfred Hill, eldest son of William Hickson Esq., merchant, Wellington, to Charlotte Maria, eldest daughter of William Dorset Esq., Wellington.
BALDWIN - LONEY At the Grange, Meanee, on the 15th February, by the Rev Dr Saywell, John Henry Baldwin Esq., eldest son of the late Capt J H Baldwin, H.M's 53rd Regiment and of Stede Hill, Kent, to Mary Ann, youngest daughter of the late Roibert Loney, Esq.
HB Herald 21 - 28 February 1865
21 Feb 1865 Arrived from Wairoa Feb 18 on the Lady Bird, Messrs Montague Stopford, Towgood and Rigby.
Sailed for Newcastle, NSW Feb 18 on the Balmoral, Messrs Jefferys and Thomas.
BIRTH - GASON At Napier, on the 18th inst, the wife of Mr Henry Gason, of a daughter.
BIRTH - SCOTT At Waopawa, Wairoa, on the 19th inst, the wife of Dr Scott, of a son.
DEATH - LINDSAY At Napier, on the 19th inst, Elizabeth, second daughter of Mr David e Lindsay, aged four years.
An editorial extolling the virtues of growing cotton in New Zealand.
Arrived from Auckland Feb 21 1865 on the Rosella, Messrs Russell, Sharp, Williams, Muir and McCrae.
Arrived from Auckland Feb 22 on the Success, Messrs D Taylor, J Smith and F B Perret.
BIRTH - JARVIS At Clive on the 15 inst, the wife of Mr W Jarvis, of a son.
DEATH - BROOKING At Clive, on the 22nd inst, after a short illness, Mr Henry Brooking.
DEATH - SAYWELL At the Parsonage, Napier, on the 20th inst, the infant daughter of the Rev Dr Saywell, aged 3 months and 16 days.
DEATH - CARVER At Napier, on the 21st inst, the infant son of Mr R W I Carver, aged 6 days.
25 Feb 1865
Arrived from Poverty Bay Feb 23 1865 on the Maid of Kent, Messrs Parker, Rich, Conner and 1 native.
Arrived from Auckland Feb 25 1865 on the Queen, Mr and Mrs Lopdell, 2 Misses Coldwell, Mr McNalty, Mr Wardle; For Dunedin - James Walker, H Penneyveek; For Wellington - Mrs Vickers and 3 children.
BIRTH - HUTCHINSON At Burn Cottage, Puketapu, on the 17th february, the wife of Massey Hutchinson, of a son.
BIRTH - HITCHINGS At Faraday street, Napier, on the 24th febraury, the wife of T Hitchings Esq., Provincial Surgeon &c, of a daughter.
28 Feb 1865
Arrived from Auckland Feb 25 1865 on the Queen, Mr McNalty and son, Mr and Mrs Lopdell, Misses Caldwell (2), and six for the South.
Arrived from Wellington and the South Feb 25 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Very Rev Poupinel, Sisters Mary St Magdeline, Mary St Jane, Mary St Anne, Mary of Angels, Misses Wilson (20, Mr and Mrs Deighton and 4 children, messrs Pearce, Cottingham, Chiswell, Gray, Gollan, Cameron and 23 for Auckland.
Arrived from Wellington Feb 26 1865 on the Ahuriri, Mr Robert Hart.
Arrived from Melbourne and Auckland Feb 27 1865 on the Claude Hamilton, James Smith and 6 others.
Sailed for Wellington Feb 26 on the Queen with additional
passengers from Napier, Mrs Lorrigan, Mrs Grant, Messrs Forsyth, Scholtz
Sailed for Auckland Feb 26 on the Lord Ashley, Mrs Lowes
and child, Misses (2) and Master McGarvey.
2 Mar 1865 Arrived from Auckland Feb 27 1865 on the Claude Hamilton, Messrs Smith, Vercoe, Court, Stweart, 1 NCO and 4 privates 14th regiment and 85 for other ports.
Sailed for Willington Mar 1 1865 on the Ahuriri, Mr
BIRTH - ALLEN At Napier, on the 28th February, the wife of Mr C Allen, of a son..
BIRTH - KARAMANA At Waihna, Amiria, wife of Karamana, of twin boys.
9 Mar 1865. Arrived from Wellington Mar 6 1865 on the
Lady Bird, Mr and Mrs Taylor.
DEATH - NEILL On 25th February at Te Aro, Wellington, after a short illness, Ida Maude Eleanor, the infant daughter of Deputy-Assistant-Commissary-General Neill.
The Napier Volunteer Fire Brigade was constituted with the following members; Messrs Miller, Doherty, Young, Manoy, H L Yates, Chas Palmer, Irvine snr, Irvine jnr, Martin, McNaughton, Davidson, Faulknor, Knowles, Haymes, Boylan, Wm Campbell, Badley, Robinson, A Luff, Goldfinch, H Parker, Thos Morrison jnr, Andrew Blake, Bowerman, Lindsay, Carver, F Sutton, J G Kinross, Daniel Barry, M Browne, Albert Mundy, A A Watt, Jas Watt, Wm Gordon, Henry Williams, W Maltby and N Williams.
14 Mar 1865
MARRIAGE HARRIS - FERGUSON At Tarawera Bush, near Tamumu, on Thurrsday 9th March, by the Rev P Barclay, Mr Henry Harris to Annie, third daughter of Mr John Ferguson.
16 Mar 1865 A Public Notice completely in Maori TE PUREI
POTI I AHURIRI - Ki nga Maori o Ahuriri etc.
18 Mar 1865 Arrived from Auckland Mar 16 1865 on the
Star of the South, Mr and Mrs Robinson, Messrs Gilmore and Marshall.
MARRIED REYNOLDS - ANNABELL At Te Mata, on the 15th March, by the Rev P Barclay, Mr James reynolds, to Mary, elder daughter of Mr Joseph Annabell, of Kai-Hau.
BIRTH - HAYMES At Napier, on the 18th inst, the wife of Mr A C Haymes, of a daughter.
HB Herald 21 - 31 Mar 1865
Sailed for Auckland via Wairoa Mar 18 1865 on the Star
of the South, Messrs Hamlin and Caulton.
BIRTH - THOMPSON At Pohui, on the 12th March, the wife of William H Thompson, of a daughter.
BIRTH - WOODFIELD At Napier, on the 17th March, the wife of Mr Wlliam Woodfield, of a son.
23 Mar 1865 A report on the Napier regatta.
25 Mar 1865 A report that due the boisterous weather there have been no arrivals or departures since the last issue.
DEATH - TRASK On the 24th March, at the Spit, Napier, Hugh Lamont, youngest son of J H Trask, aged 11 months.
BIRTH - TUCKER At Ascott, on the 21st March, the wife of John Tucker esq., JP, of a son.
A report on the possible drowning in the Ngaruroro of Mr Joseph Chicken en-route from Napier to Havelock.
28 Mar 1865 Arrived from Auckland Mar 25 1865 on the
Queen, Miss Kinross.
Sailed for Wellington and the South Mar 26 1865 on the
Queen, Mr Duncan.
30 Mar 1865 A request for tenders to erect a Girls School in Tennyson Street, Napier
The St Kilda with the Rev S Wilson on board will proceed immediately to Poverty Bay
The Independent of the 25th inst says that orders were received at the Defence Office, on Thursday, to make enquiries respecting the number of hands on board the several steamers trading on the coast, in order that arrangements may be made for arming them with cutlasses and small arms.
[It must be remembered that hostilities between Maori and Pakeha were quite high during this period and did not finish until around 1872]
HB Herald 1 - 8 April 1865
4 Apr 1865 On Sunday, at 11am, on the White Road, a
man named William Whitwell was knocked down, ill used, and robbed, by
two soldiers named stephen Mulcahy and Edward Smith. The property taken
from him was a steel clasp purse containing five or six pounds in notes
6 Apr 1865 Arrived from Sydney 5 Apr 1865 on the Prince
Alfred, Mrs Marshall, Mr and Mrs Bruce and 26 for the South.
DEATH - TRASK on the 24th March, at the Spit, Napier, Hugh Lamont, youngest son of J H Trask, aged eleven months.
The arrival of the St Kilda brought a number of people
from Poverty Bay escaping the unrest. A number also sailed directly
Daniel Woods and Michael Giften were each fined 3d and 4s cost for allowing a pig to be at large.
8 Apr 1865
Sailed for Sydney on 7 Apr 1865 on the Napier, Mr and Mrs Taylor and family (5), Mr Ajax Fourdrinier, Mr W R Miller and Master Petheridge.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 7 Apr 1865 on the
Prince Alfred, Captain Frase, Messrs Nairn, Abbot, Couper, Anderson,
Sailed for Auckland 7 Apr 1865 on the Lady Bird, Bishop of Waipu, Mrs Williams, four Misses Williams, Mrs W L Williams and seven children, Miss Wood, Rev T B Clarke, Mrs Clarke and servant, Miss Spencer, two Messrs Polgrain, Horne, Allen, Gillespie and Montgomery.
DEATH - GUTHRIE At Castle Point, on Monday 20th March, Thomas Henry Guthrie, only son of Mr Thomas Guthrie, aged 23 years and 9 months. Deeply respected by all who knew him.
DEATH - DINWOODIE At Napier, on Monday, April 3, Elizabeth, the beloved and youngest daughter of Mr John Dinwoodie, aged 6 years.
BIRTH - PRICE At the Tuki-Tuki, on the 5th inst, the wife of Alfred H Price Esq., of a daughter.
HB Herald 2 - 13 May 1865
Arrived from Auckland 30 Apr 1865 on the Sir John Burgoyne, Mr Fooks, 68 Military Settlers and Sergt-Major Scully
DEATH - WEBB At Napier, on the 1st May, Frederick Arthur, youngest son of Mr H E Webb, aged 13 months.
The 68 Military settlers were to beef up Puketapu. They arrived after an 84 hour journey, went on parade, received arms and accoutrements and departed immediately for camp. Upwards of 100 men have been enrolled, 68 is all that could be brought by one steamer.
4 May 1865
6 May 1865
BIRTH - BIBBY, At Waipawa, on the 3rd inst, the wife of Mr Edward Bibby, of a son.
BIRTH - CURTIS At Napier, on the 26th ult, the wife of Mr R J Curtis, HM Customs, of a son.
9 May 1865
Sailed for Wellington 6 May 1865 on the Prince Alfred, Miss Martha Longmore, Messrs Barraud, Gillespie, Cloud (Caroline, Anna and Jane)
Sailed for Auckland 7 May 1865 on the Lady Bird, Messrs Knowles and Edwards.
11 May 1865
MARRIAGE MATTHEWS - STODDART At Wellington, on the 3rd May, by theRev Isaac Harding, John William, second son of the late Richard Matthews, of Auckland, surgeon, to Christina Isabella, third daughter of the late James Stoddart, Wellington.
13 May 1865
BIRTH - ELLINGHAM At Te Aute, on the 29th April, the wife of Mr William Ellingham, of a son.
HB Herald 16 - 30 May 1865
Arrived from Auckland 16 May 1865 on the Lady Bird, Miss Mary Ann Parker, Miss McFarlane, Miss Fern, Messrs Knowles, Harding, Dolbel, Brown, Waters and Manson.
Arrived from Wellington 16 May 1865 on the Queen, Mr and MrsHawkins and 3 children, Mr and Mrs Jones and 3 children, Mr and Mrs McCormack and 4 children, Mr and Mrs Clayton and 2 children, Mr and Mrs Mayo and 2 children, Thos Hawkins, James Ramsay, Jas Broadbent, Jas McDonald, Peter McLean, Arthur Stead, Mary McCormick, Hannah Hawkins, Lizzie Ramsay, Flora Ramsay, Nellie Allaveck, Master John Allaveck, Mary McDonald, Barbara McDonald, Eliza Hatton, Thomassina Lawson, Lizzie Cashen, Peggy Joice, Jane McCanghan (emigrants ex BERAR, London), Mrs Milne and child, J W A Cooper, Mrs Baldwin and T Puff.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 17 May 1865 on the Lady Bird, Messrs Von Damine and Stephenson.
MARRIED FITZGERALD - CRACKNELL At Te Tamumu, on the
10th May, by the Rev E Reignier, Jeremiah Fitzgerald, to Elizabeth,
DEATH - GILL At Napier, on the 16th inst, Frances Mary, oldest daughter of Mr Joseph Gill, aged 4 years.
Two deaths en-route to NZ on the Berar were also reported.
20 May 1865
BIRTH - CLARK At Kaikora, on the 13th inst, the wife of Mr Charles Clark, of a daughter.
The closing ceremony of the New zealand Exhibition in Dunedin was reported extensively.
23 May 1865
25 May 1865
MARRIAGE MARSHALL - WALTERS At Napier, on the 23rd May, by the Rev P Barclay, assisted by the Rev J McMichael, Mr John Marshall to Mrs Sarah Walters, late of Bellaghy, County Derry, Ireland.
27 May 1865
Arrived from Auckland 26 May 1865 on the Queen, Messrs Begg, Holmes, Haymes, Lawle, and 1 soldier 65th regiment.
Arrived from Wellington and the South 26 May 1865 on the Prince Alfred, Messrs Squirrs, Hogarth, Stokes, Johnston, McLeod, Cotterill and 9 for the North.
Sailed for Wairoa 25 May 1865 on the Hero, Messrs Lamont, Poole and Topping.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 26 May 1865 on the Queen, Mr Bradley.
BIRTH - IRVINE At Airlie Mount, on the 24th May, the wife of Mr A Irvine, of a son.
30 May 1865
Sailed for Auckland 27 May 1865 on the Prince Alfred, Messrs Brittain, McNalty, Watts, Sherson, Sutton and Griffin.
DEATH - MILLER At sea, on board the Barque napier, on her voyage from Napier to sydney, on the 16th May, Mr William Robert Miller, late of H M Customs, Napier, aged 31 years.
DEATH - BARCLAY At Marybank, Napier, on the 28th inst, Mary, daughter of the late William Gordon, Esq., of Montrose, Scotland and wife of the Rev P Barclay, of St Pauls Church, Napier. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, the 31st inst, at 3pm. Friends will please accept this intimation.
HB Herald 1 -10 Jun 1865
Arrived from Mahia 31 May 1865 on the Henry, 4 natives
MARRIAGE HARLAND - WILSON March 8, at Norton Church. Derbeyshire, the Rev Albert Augustus Harland, MA Oxon, curate of St Michaels, Chester Square, London, son of William Harland Esq., MD Scarborough, to Louisa Ellen, daughter of henry Wilson, Esq., Westbrook, Sheffield.
DEATH - McDONALD At the Hospital, on the 30th May, Barbara McDonald, aged 30 years, a native of Glen Urquart, Inverness-shire, Scotland, and recently arrived in the colony by the ship 'Berar'
In Tuesday's Herald we had the meloncholy duty of recording the death, at the early age of 32 years, of Mrs BARCLAY, wife of the Rev Peter BARCLAY, of the Presbyterian Church in this place. The many, yet unassuming, virtues of the deceased lady endeared her to all who knew her, and her untimely end has cast a gloom over the whole community. Her mortal remains were yesterday carried to their last resting place, followed by nearly every resident in town and many from the neighborhood.
3 Jun 1865
BIRTH - SUTTON At Napier, on the 31st May, the wife of F Sutton, of a daughter.
MARRIAGE NEWMAN - GLENNY On the 24th May, by the Rev S Williams, Mr James M Newman, to Sarah Ann, youngest daughter of Mr Robert Glenny, of the Rua Taniwha.
6 Jun 1865
Sailed for Poverty Bay on Government Service 3 June 1865 on the St Kilda, His Honor the Superintendent and the Right Rev the Bishop of Waiupu.
OBITUARY - MILLER (late of HM Customs)
8 Jun 1865
Sailed for Poverty Bay 6 Jun 1865 on the Lark, T JONES.
Sailed for Auckland 7 Jun 1865 on the Rangitira, Mrs DUNBAR and child, Mr NEAL.
WALKER - MACFARLANE At Napier, on the 6th June, by the Rev Peter Barclay, Mr Malcolm Walker to Mary, eldest daughter of the late Alexander Macfarlane, Esq., Renton, Dumbarton.
WALKER - FREW At Napier on the 6th June, by the Rev Peter Barclay, Mr Peter walker to Mary, eldest daughter of Mr Frew, late merchant in Glasgow.
10 Jun 1865
BIRTH - MARSH At Havelock, on the 6th inst, the widow of the late O J B Marsh, formerly Captain in the 65th regiment, of a daughter.
MILLER At Shakespeare road, Napier, on the 8th instant,
the wife of Mr William Millar, of a son.
13 - 20 Jun 1865
A second edition which was a single page and nothing of note.
15 Jun 1865
Early Closing Movement
The young men employed in the various Stores in Napier feeling that the hours of business are unneccassarily long, and that they have little or no opportunity for improvement or amusement, have petitioned their employers to shut at 6 o'clock instead of 7. With two exceptions (F SUTTON and M BOYLAN), all have given their hearty consent to the movement, and the Assistants beg to give their sincere thanks to the undernamed for their concurrence:-
NEWTON, IRVINE & Co
It being neccessary for the protection of each that all should agree to shut at the proposed hour, WE APPEAL TO THE PUBLIC for THEIR SUPPORT, by making their PURCHASES BEFORE SIX O'CLOCK.
17 Jun 1865
I hereby caution any persons against receiving or cashing orders or cheques drawn by William FANNIN, junior, of Waikokopu, as he has not funds to meet the same. signed William FANNIN, senior, The Curragh, June 8th 1865.
Arrived from Auckland, via Tauranga 15 Jun 1865 on the Rangitira, Capt CORFIELD, Messrs GODWIN and BARNES.
Proceedings from the Provincial Council reported.
20 Jun 1865
Arrived from Wellington and the South 16 Jun 1865 on the Lady Bird, Messrs WISHART, BARR, ADAMS, and 2 males steerage.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 17 Jun 1865 on the Rangitira, Mrs G S COOPER.
Sailed for Auckland 17 Jun 1865 on the Lady Bird, Messrs WILLIAMS, SHERSON, GROOM, Capt MARSHALL, Col McNEILL.
Sailed for Wairoa 17 Jun 1865 on the Vivid, Messrs WATT, GILL, STUART.
BIRTH - BEGG At Prospect, Napier, on the 19th june, the wife of Samuel Begg Esq., of a daughter.
TODD - JOHNSTONE At Napier, on the 16th June, by the Rev P Barclay, Mr Alexander Todd to Miss Isabella Johnstone.
Hawkes Bay Volunteers
HB Herald 22 - 29 Jun 1865
DEATH - HAWKINS On the 19th June, at Tutaekuri, Frances,
daughter of Mr James Hawkins, aged 4 years. The funeral will leave Manahuna
on Friday, at 9am, and arrive at the end of
24 Jun 1865
29 Jun 1865
Sailed for Auckland 27 Jun 1865 on the Prince Alfred,
Mr WILLIAMS, Messrs ORD, ADAMS, WESTON, 7 soldiers, 2 women, 3 children,
2nd batt 14 Regiment.
HB Herald - 01 - 11 July 1865
Magistrates Court Fri 30 June 1865
4 July 1865
8 July 1865
Sailed for Mohaka and Wairoa 5 July 1865 on the Hero,
1 sergeant, 1 corporal, and 16 rank and file Military Settlers, Messrs
HOLLYMAN and FERGUSON.
A report on the Proclamation and Gazetting for Public
Sale of the Waihua, Nuhaka, Mahia and Upper and Lower Wairoa Blocks.
Also the Turiroa Block which has been bought by Mr LOCKE.
Total of 140 boys and 86 girls.
Return of Lands Sold
1596 Richard COLLINS, On his Run, Porungahau, 40 acres
11 July 1865
Arrived from Wellington 9 July 1865 on the HMS Eclipse, His Honor the Superintendent of Hawkes Bay. (Mr McLEAN)
BIRTH - Le COUNTANE At Te Mata, on the 10th inst, Mrs
Le Countane, of a daughter.
HB Herald - 15 - 18 July 1865
Sailed for East Cape 11 July 1865 on the HMS Eclipse, His Honor the Superintendent, Capt FRASER, Lieut GASCOIGNE, Cornet TUKE, 50 rank and file military settlers.
Sailed for Auckland via Tauranga 11 July 1865 on the Egmont, Mr PRINCE.
BIRTH - MORRISON At Eastern Spit, Napier, on the 14th July, the wife of Mr H Morrison, of a daughter
A Public Notice declaring that Frederick DYETT 'does convey and assure all his Real and Personal Estate (excepting all the wearing apparel of him the said Frederick Dyett and of his wife and family) upon Trust for the equal benefit of all the Creditors of him' ... ( my gg gfather)
18 July 1865
Arrived from Auckland 16 July 1865 on the Rangitira,
Mrs John BRODIE, messrs FLEET, CURTIS, JONES and BRUCE.
BIRTH - WEBER At Napier, on the 16th inst, the wife
of C H Weber, Esq., of a son.
(This is a reprint of the marriage from the previous issue which had the surnames incorrect)
Major Charles LAMBERT has been gazetted as officer in charge of volunteers, Napier militia district.
To be gazetted but announced, the following appointments,
William Henry HUNTER to Captain, John NAIRN to Lieutenant and Charles
Cotton LAMBERT to Ensign.
HB Herald 22 - 29 July 1865
BIRTH - LOPDELL On the 17th inst, at Newton More, Eastern Spit, the wife of James Lopdell Esquire, of a daughter.
Advices received on the following immigrants under the
Guaranteed Immigration Scheme.
25 Jul 1865
DEATH - ALEXANDER On the 29th of March last, aged 66 years, Frederick Alexander, Esq., late of Drury, Auckland, New Zealand, youngest son of Major Alexander, formerly of Caister, Norfolk, England.
29 July 1865Arrived from Wellington
and the South
Arrived from East Coast on Government Service 26 July
1865 on the st Kilda, His Honor the Superintendent of Hawkes Bay.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 27 July 1865 on the Queen, Colonel RUSSELL MLC, Mr ORMOND MHR, Mr DUNCAN, Professor and Mrs PARKER and Mrs HARCOURT.
Sailed for Auckland 27 July 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Messrs WILLIAMS, McCROSKY, STUART and SHERSON.
BIRTH - LOWRY On the 25th July, the wife of Thomas Lowry Esq., Okawa, of a son.
HB Herald 01 - 12 August 1865
BIRTH - PARKER At Napier, on the 31st July, the wife of Mr Henry Parker, of a daughter.
05 August 1865
M'LAUGHLIN- M'NAUGHT At the Parish Church of St John the Evangelist, Napier, on the7the July, by the Rev Dr Saywell, John M'Laughlin, Lance Sergeant 14thRegiment, to Eliza Jane M'Naught.
DEATH - CARR On the 2nd August, aged46, at the residence
of Frederick F Ormond, Esq., Henry Ward, eldest sonof the late Robert
Lindow Carr Esq., formerly of Liverpool.
8 August 1865
12 August 1865
(This appears to be a correction to a previously published notification)
An inquest was held at Waipawa on the 4th inst by C
R ENGLISH esq., coroner, on the body of James DICKSON, of Waipukurau
who had been found the previous day in the Waipawa
19 Aug 1865 Arrived from Wellington 16 August 1865 on
the Queen, Messrs MALTBY and SMITH.
BIRTH - GORDON At Napier, on the 16th inst, the wife of capt T e Gordon (late 14th Light Dragoons and Innisskillings) of a son.
22 Aug 1865
BIRTH - TAYLOR At the Lambert Redoubt, on the Ngaruroro, on the 18th August, the wife of Mr J J Taylor, of a daughter.
MARRIAGE COOPER - TAYLOR At Te Mata, on the 15th August, by the Rev E Reignier, Mr James Cooper to Miss Letitia Taylor.
DEATH - HOWSE At Napier on the 20th August, after a short illness, Mr Thomas Howse, aged 65 years. The funeral will take place this day at 3 o'clock. His friends are hereby invited to attend.
Arrived from Auckland 20 August 1865 on theBeautiful Star, Messrs FOOKS and DOITSH.
Arrived from Taranaki 20 August 1865 on the HMSS Brisk, Major SALTMARSHE, Capt CAY, Capt BACKHOUSE, Lieut GRESSON, Lieut HUSKISSON, Lieut HOWARD, Ensign LEONARD, Ensign TRAVERS, Dr HESSION and 300 rank and file of the 70th regiment.
Arrived from Auckland via Tauranga 21 August 1865 on the Egmont, Mrs HAWKINS Mr LOWES and 59 for the South.
The marriage of Miss Jane Susanna WHITAKER and her sister Miss Elizabeth Frederick WHITAKER, daughters of the Hon Frederick WHITAKER the previous day at 11am at St Pauls was reported. They were married to Simon ARMFELT Esq of HM 43rd Light Infantry and Charles Goring MINNITT Esq HM 18th Royal Irish respectively.
26 Aug 1865 arrived from Auckland 24 aug 1865 on the Star of the Sea, A C CRESSWELL.
Arrived from Auckland via Tauranga 25 Aug 1865 on the Queen, Messrs Du Pre' THORNTON, FOOKS, ANSIONE, D A C G CATTELL, Dr CARTE, Mr LEWIS, Lieut-Col HARRINGTON and 1 soldier.
Sailed for Wairoa 24 Aug 1865 on the Vivid, Mrs BOYLE
and child, Mr POWER.
29 Aug 1865
02 Sept 1865
In Parliament, the second reading of the Bill 'Injuries by Dogs, was moved. This Bill was to deter people in outlying districts from keeping dogs of a dangerous character to the injury of their neighbours. A clause in a similar English Bill was not inserted that required proof of a previous bad disposition of the dog.
05 Sep 1865
DEATH - MORRISON At Te Mata, on the 2nd September, aged 55, Capt John Morrison, late of Okaikau, Waimarama, and formerly of near Edinburgh, Scotland.
09 Sept 1865
Arrived from Auckland 6 Sep 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Major and Mrs WHITMORE, Mrs WILLOW, Messrs HILLYER, WHITTLE, WARREN, HOGAN, BURNS, Mr and Mrs CARTER, Mr and Mrs COLLINS, Mr and Mrs JONES, Miss TWINING, Miss HOLLINGTON, Miss STRINGER and 21 for the South.
Sailed for Auckland 6 Sep 1865 on the Rangitira, Mrs COLLINS, Mr CHADWICK and Miss STEWART.
Sailed for Wellington and the South 7 Sep 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mrs WILLOW, Capt LUCAS, Major WHITMORE, Major LAMBERT, Messrs MORECROFT, JOHNSTON, HUNTER, NICOL, McGREGOR, ROBINSON, HARRISON, Mr and Miss BARNES.
DEATH - At Napier, on the 8th September, Mr Thomas MURRAY, aged 45 years. The funeral will leave the Spit tomorrow at 3pm.
BIRTH - McKAIN At Eskdale, Petane, on the 4th September, the wife of Mr J B McKain, of a daughter.
BIRTH - TRASK At Eastern Spit, Napier, on the 5th September, the wife of Mr J H Trask, of a daughter.
BIRTH - WOOD At Napier, on the 6th September, the wife of Mr James Wood, of a son.
12 Sep 1865
CAUTION F C Haymes having obtained goods from me on
pretence of having found a customer for same, and having, with the proceeds,
bolted to Auckland by the 'Success,"
Thomas MORRISON Watchmaker and Jeweller.
BIRTHS - CAULTON At Napier, on the 29th August, the wife of S C Caulton, of the Colonial Defence Force, of a son.
BIRTH - SMALE At Napier, on the 10th September, Mrs Smale (late of Canterbury) of a daughter.
MARRIED HAGUE - ROBERTS At the church of St John the
Evangilist, on the 6th September, by the Rev Dr Saywell, Mr John J Hague
to Miss Margaret Roberts.
Arrived from Auckland via Tauranga 15 Sep 1865 on the
Rangitira, Messrs GETHIN, WILSON, SCOTT, GRIMES, ACLOW, GILLINGHAM,
PATTERSON, RICHARDSON, Mr and
DEATH - BAKER At Willis street, Wellington, on the 7th September, aged 36 years, William Bailey Baker, Esq., RM, eldest son of the Rev Charles Baker, CMS.
Obituary for the above (paraphrased) W B Baker Esq, was previously Resident Magistrate at Waiapu but was removed to the safety of Napier during the hostilities where he worked in the department of the Civil Commisioner. His house at waiapu was burned down. He subsequently moved to Auckland whence he accompianed the General Government to Wellington.
An account of seven prisoners en-route to Wellington 'are somewhat rough lot - apparently innocent for many years of the attentions of a hairdresser - but are not particularly savage in aspect'
19 Sep 1865
A meeting of subscribers to WaipawaSchool was held. Trustees elected, His Honor the Superintendent (ex officio), Messrs G S COOPER, W RATHBONE, E BIBBY and S WINSOR. Mr BIBBY was appointed Hon Secretary and Treasurer to the Trustees. It was determined to proceed immediately with the erection of the classroom.
23 Sep 1865
Mr Franklin TUXFORD applied to the Licencing Court for transfer of his licence at the Ferry Hotel on Meanee Spit to Goldsmith Road nearthe barracks. The military command opposed the transfer as it would be'subversive of discipline'. The transfer was refused.
26 Sep 1865
30 Sep 1865
Arrived from Wairoa 26 Sep 1865 on the Vivid, Capt KOPU
03 Oct 1865
BIRTH - OLIVER At Sunnyside, Meanee, on the 18th September, the wife of G A Oliver, Esq., of a son.
MARRIAGE BOWERMAN - FOY At the Catholic Church, Napier, on the 1st October, by the Very Rev J Forest V G, Mr J N Bowerman, to Frances, second daughter of Henry Gull oy, Esq., Surgeon, of Taunton, Somersetshire.
Transfer of Publicans Licence. The licence for the Royal York Hotel was transferred from Joseph GOSNALL to Henry RICHMOND.
07 Oct 1865
Arrived from Wairoa 6 Oct 1865 on the Eliza, 1 sergeant, military settlers.
Arrived from Auckland 6 Oct 1865 on the Lord Ashley,
Mrs LOWES and child, Mrs FOLEY, Mrs BROWN, Mrs PILKINGTON and child,
Miss SMALLWOOD, Miss Kate GRANT, Miss
Sailed for Mohaka 5 Oct 1865 on the Hero, Messrs RIDDELL
COTTERILL - SILCOCK At Napier, on the 21st September, Mr Henry Cotterill to Mrs Esther Silcock.
SUTTON - STRINGER At the Parish Church of St John the Evangelist, on the 25th September, by the Rev Dr Saywell, Mr Edmund Sutton to Miss Mary Stringer.
HERRICK - CLARK At Forest Gate, Ruataniwha, on 27th September, by the Rev S Williams, Jasper L Herrick, Esq., Kereru, Napier, youngest son of the late E H Herrick, Esq., of ballyduvane, Cork, Ireland, to Lydia, eldest daughter of George Clark Esq., of Weatherstone, Otago.
MENZIES - FEATHERSTON On the 3rd october, at St Pauls, Thorndon, by the Right Reverend the Bishop of Wellington, the Hon James A R Menzies M L C of Southland, to Laetitia Anne, second daughter of His Honor I E Featherston, Superintendent of Wellington.
DEATH - MURRAY At Napier, on the 8th September, Mr Thomas Murray, aged 45 years.
Fatal accident - Mr W RIDDELL was drowned when he fell or slipped in to the Huruonua Creek. It is noted that ...he met with the fate unhappily so common in New Zealand...
Capt FRASER has been gazetted Brevet Major, date of commission 23rd september.
Lieut-Colonel ROOKES has been dismissed from the militia
service of the colony, and his commision cancelled.
10 Oct 1865 Arrived from Wellington 6 Oct 1865 on the Ahuriri, His Honor the Superintendent of Wellington, Rev Father Purtius, Messrs EDWARDS, GOLDSMITH, BARROW, JOHNSTON and CURTIS.
Arrived from Wairoa 9 Oct 1865 on the Vivid, Messrs DEIGHTON and son.
Sailed for Wellington 7 Oct 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Major-General CHUTE, Col GAMBLE, Colenel PITT, Commissary General JONES, Major and Mrs WHITMORE, Mr and Mrs McDONALD, Mrs BLAIR and 2 children, Miss Agnes CORNEY, Mrs KINROSS, Miss LORRINGTON, Messrs Du Pre THORNTON, CARLYON, SWAN, KEOGH, REID, ALLEN, STACEY, CLAID, McMAHON, FOSTER, LEAL, PRIOR, San VANDINO and SCOTT.
DEATH - RIDDELL Drowned at the Wairoa, Sept 28th, Walter, third son of Thomas Riddell, Esq., Felton Park, Northumberland, aged 35 years.
DEATH - PEACOCK At Meanee, on the 6th inst, Isabell, daughter of Mr G Peacock, aged 5 months.
BOOK LOST. A Volume of SHAKESPEARE, being the sixth of sixteen volumes, which was left in Mr Gill's front room, is not now to be found there. Any person having this volume in his possesion is requested to return it to Mr GILL, otherwise the whole edition will be spoiled.
14 Oct 1865
17 Oct 1865
21 Oct 1865
Arrived from Newcastle, New South Wales 17 Oct 1865 on the Magellan Cloud, J HASHER.
Sailedfor Auckland via East Coast 17 Oct 1865 on the Rangitira, Mr HUNTER, Mr and Mrs OTWAY 3 children and nurse, Lieutenant St GEORGE and 4 men Colonial Forces.
Sailed for Wellington 17 Oct 1865 on the Ahuriri, His Honor the Superintendent D McLEAN, J D ORMOND Esq., M H R, Messrs RHODES, WATT, PRICE and Mrs COLLINS.
24 Oct 1865
DEATH - HALLESEY At Meanee, on the 22nd inst, the infant son of Michael Hallesey, aged 9 months. The funeral takes place this day (leaving Meanee Flat at 10am).
Arrived from Waiapu 21 Oct 1865 on the Success, Lieut BIGG, Mr DEIGHTON R M, Mr PREECE, Corporal BLAKEWAY, 15 volunteers in charge of 19 Hau Hau prisoners.
Arrived from Wairoa 23 Oct 1865 on the Vivid, Messrs
McLEAN and GOSNELL
28 Oct 1865
Arrived from Auckland via the Coast 25 Oct 1865 on the Rangitira, Messrs O'SHAUGHNESSEY, McLANKIN, McKEARNEY and the Rev P BARCLAY.
Arrived from Wellington and the South 26 Oct 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Miss McLEAN, His Honor D McLEAN, J D ORMOND M H R, J RHODES M P C, Major and Mrs WHITMORE, Capt and Mrs LUCAS, Capt KENNEDY, Mrs KINROSS, Mr and Mrs STUART, Capt SMITH, Mrs BARNES, Messrs PATERSON, REYNOLDS, DODS, OSWALD, PILCHER, WATT, HUTCHINSON, LAWRENCE, SNOOK, SMITH, GILMOUR, BULLISON, PRATT, WEIR, Miss HOLLINGTON, Mr MORGAN and 2 men for SS St Kilda and 11 for the South.
Sailed for Wairoa 26 Oct 1865 on the Vivid, Mr and Mrs Taylor and 2 children, Mr RIDDELL
Sailed for Wellington 24 Oct 1865 on the Rangitira, Messrs WARREN, CASTLEBERG and COLLINS.
Sailed for Auckland 26 Oct 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mrs TUCK, Miss Kate GRANT, Messrs FAWCETT, HOWARD and NEAL.
DEATH - FANNIN At the Curragh Rua Taniwha, October 26th, William Fannin esq., aged 56 years.
Nothing of note in the edition for the 31st.
HB Herald 04 - 07 Nov 1865
Also for sale, the store now in occupation by A & M BROWNE,a cottage occupied by A BROWNE and a part section opposite the Bank of New Zealand.
Arrived from Wangawehi 30 Oct 1865 on the Hero, Messrs TICEHURST and BELL, and 3 Maories.
Arrived from Auckland 1 Nov 1865 on the Queen, Messrs JOSEPHS, SAMUELS, capt HENRY, Mr O'SHAUGNESSY, one man and one woman 14th regiment., cargo and passengers for the South.
Sailed for Wellington 2 Nov 1865 on the Queen, 1 case of drapery A & M BROWNE (see advert above)
07 Nov 1865
Tenders for the building of the Hampden School consisting of a single schoolroom 25 feet by 16 feet with an adjoining Sitting Room with a double brick chimney between the two. The whole erection not to exceed 180 pounds.
Arrived from Wairoa 4 Nov 1865 on the Iris, H PRITCHARD.
Arrived from Wellington 6 Nov 1865 on the Queen, Mrs CARLETON, Mrs COLLINS, Miss Mary RIDDEFORD, Miss FITZSHERBERT, Captain CARR, Dr STOKES, Messrs W COLENSO, POOLE, FITZGERALD, Percy CARR, BASTARD, MEEK, JOHNSON, HAWTHORNE, SKILTON, BLACK and PETERSON.
Arrived from Auckland 6 Nov 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mr NEAL, Capt PERCIVAL, Messrs THOMAS, JONES & O'SHEA.
Sailed for Poverty Bay and East Coast 4 Nov 1865 on the HMS Esk, D McLEAN Esq., G S COOPER Esq.
Sailed for Turanga (sic) 4 Nov 1865 on the Sturt, W A RICHARDSON Esq., and Lieut BIGGS.
Sailed for Auckland 6 Nov 1865 on the Queen, Mrs STEWART, Messrs NELSON, COTTERILL, McINTYRE, MUNROE, SMYTHE, MUIR, RENSHAW and LAURENCE.
BIRTH - SIM At Mohaka, on the 12 October, the wife of
Mr John Sim, of a daughter.
An Auction Notice reports the sale of the contents of the his residence adjacent to the Union Bank of Australia by Dr GRACE including the contents of his superior Drawing Room, Siiting Room and Bed-room.
BIRTH - SCULLY At Shamrock Cottage, on the 9th inst, the wife of Mr T Scully, chief officer of Police, of a daughter.
DEATH - HOLLIS At Napier on the 7th inst, Mr Robert Hollis, a very old resident.
A report on the Native Lands Act 1865.
14 Nov 1865
Arrived from Melbourne, via Otago 10 Nov 1865 on the Herald of Light, Mr and Mrs BENNETT.
Arrived from Waiapu and Poverty Bay 11 Nov 1865 on the Sturt, G S COOPER Esq., RM.
Sailed for Poverty Bay 11 Nov 1865 on the Sturt, G S COOPER Esq., RM, M FITZGERALD Esq., Captain PERCIVAL (paymaster of Colonial Forces).
Sailed for Taranaki 13 Nov 1865 on the Eclipse, 1000 sheep.
It is interesting to note that the Sturt, which is in the employ of the Colonial Forces, is a Paddle Steamer.
An advert for locally manufactured bricks from a yard at Greenmeadows, and being equal to any brick ever made in the Colony. (MILLER and LINDSAY) Also an editorial comment about the same bricks being superior to anything around.
18 Nov 1865
Arrived from Wairoa 15 Nov 1865 on the Vivid, Mrs WORGAN and child.
Arrived from Wellington 15 Nov 1865 on the Sea Serpent, Messrs WILKINSON (2)
Arrived from Mohaka 16 Nov 1865 on the Sailors Bride, Paul REREPU, 14 natives and 1 native prisoner.
Arrived from Auckland 16 Nov 1865 on the Queen, Mr ROCHE and son, Messrs McINTYRE, COTTERILL and 45 steerage passengers on account of Provincial Government.
Arrived from Wellington 17 Nov 1865 on the Rangitira, Right Rev the Bishop of Waiapu, Captain CELLEM and family.
Arrived from Poverty Bay 17 Nov 1865 on the Sturt, His Honor the Superintendent, G S COOPER Esq., Rm and M FITZGERALD Esq.
Sailed for Wellington 17 Nov 1865 on the Queen, Major SALTMARSHE, Mr TRAVERS.
Sailed for Auckland 17 Nov 1865 on the Rangitira, Messrs BASTARD and CHARMAN.
With reference to the 45 passengers in steerage on the
Queen, it is reported that forty laboring men, five woman and 1 child,
arrived in this port. They have been brought down by Mr COTTEREL (sic),
acting on behalf of the Provincial Government. Of the 40 men, two were
stowaways, but were ultimately placed in the same position as the others.
Seven of the men and three of the women who were unmarried have been
engaged since their arrival, the Government being at once relieved
HB Herald 21 - 28 Nov 1865
BIRTH - JEFFARES On Saturday, 11th ult, at Clive, the wife of Mr R Jeffares, of a daughter.
Transfer of licence held by Mr R JEFFARES for the Settlers Hotel, Clive to the house owned by Mr F DYETT and known as the Citizen Hotel.
25 Nov 1865
The undersigned having gone on a voyage to Valparaiso and back for the benefit of his health, intending to return in about four months, requests that any accounts against him may be sent to Mrs McKINNON, Arapawanui. Signed John McKINNON.
No 2 Ration
No 8 Ration
No 4 Ration
Sailed for Wairoa 24 Nov 1865 on the Lady Bird, Mr ANDERSON, Mr and Mrs GOSNELL and 2 children, Misses MUNRO (2).
BIRTH - NEAGLE At the Spit, Napier, on the 19th November, the wife of Mr Thos Neagle, of a daughter.
BIRTH - BAXTER At the Spit, Napier, on the 20th November, the wife of Mr Robert Baxter, of a son.
BIRTH - COE At Napier, on the 22nd November, the wife of Mr John Coe, of a son.
28 Nov 1865
Arrived from Wellington 25 Nov 1865 on the Lord Ashley, The Lord Bishop of Wellington, Mrs BAKER and child, Dr and Mrs MORTON, Miss ROCHFORD, messrs HEWITT, GARNER, MOFFATT, MOORE, McLEAN, McGIRT, JOHNSTONE, MORTIMER, EDIN and PEAT.
Arrived from Auckland 25 Nov 1865 on the Rangitira, Miss HUNTER, Miss BASSETT and William PARKER.
Sailed for Auckland 25 Nov 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Captain BACKHOUSE 70th regiment, Mr FIRTH.
Sailed for Wellington 26 Nov 1865 on the Rangitira, Mrs PARKER and Mrs HITCHINGS.
BIRTH - MANEY At the Meanee Hotel, on the 25 November, the wife of Mr R D Maney, of a son.
A comment regarding the departure of the 70th regiment.
Their place will be taken by the 12th regiment. A largenumber of the
70th have applied for discharges so that they can remain
Mr James ASHTON announces the re-opening of the Exchange
Hotel previously occupied by TAYLOR and CAMPBELL. NB Good Stabling.
02 Dec 1865
MARRIED COSGROVE - HUNTER On the 29th November, at the Roman Catholic Church, Napier, by the Rev J Forest, Mr P Cosgrove, of Napier, to Margaret, eldest daughter of Mr George Edward Hunter, late Printer, of Auckland.
Appointment of Capt W G CELLEM as Harbour Master and Pilot for the Port of Napier from the 3rd inst.
Appointment of Mr John HESLOP as Inspector of Cattle under the provisions of the Diseased Cattle Act, 1861.
05 Dec 1865
BIRTH - CARMICHAEL At Waipawa, on the 28th November, the wife of Mr David Carmichael, of a son.
09 Dec 1865
Appointment of Reginald Newton BIGGS Esq., as a Justice of the Peace for the Colony. He was recently promoted to a captaincy in the HB Militia for gallantry in the late engagements on the East Coast.
Arrived from Wairoa 5 Dec 1865 on the Lady Bird, Mrs CARTER, Messrs AITKIN, FAICHNEY and ROBINSON.
Arrived from Wangawahi 5 Dec 1865 on the Vivid, J NEWTON and 2 natives.
Arrived from Wellington 5 Dec 1865 on the Queen, Revs P BARCLAY and D BRUCE, Messrs TULLY and HORSFALL.
Arrived from Auckland 6 Dec 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mrs RYLE, Mrs NEAL, Mr DALGLIESH, Mr and Mrs SMITH, Mary HOGAN, Sophia BUSHELL, Eugenia and Honoria MURPHY, Misses MURPHY (3), BURKE, MILLAR, CALLAGHAN, MATHISON, PARKER and MUIR.
Sailed for Auckland 6 Dec 1865 on the Queen, Messrs ELLIS, PARKER and BOYLAN.
Sailed for Wellington 7 Dec 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Bishop of Wellington, Misses RIDDIFORD and FITZHERBERT, Messrs ROUTLEDGE, CARTER, WORRALL, HEWITT, CAMPBELL, LEE, SMITH, BROWN and MARTIN.
MARRIED CLOSE - HARPE At St Johns Church, Napier, on the 6th inst, by the Rev Dr Saywell, Mr John Cross, storekeeper, to Lucy Ann Harpe.
DEATH - ORMOND At Wallingford, on the 2nd December, Caroline Jane, infant daughter of J D Ormond Esq., M H R, aged 3 months.
Report of a fire at the premises of FORD and McHARDY, Butchers. The cause of the fire was believed to be attributed to the carelessness of the lad who slept in the stables. Damage amounted to 300 pounds, only 50 pounds covered by insurance
HB Herald 12 - 19 Dec 1865
Arrived from the East Coast 8 Dec 1865 on the Sturt,
His Honor the Superintendent, Major FRASER, Capt PERCIVAL, R DEIGHTON
Esq., R M, Lieutenant BIGGS, Dr
MARRIED BADDERLY - FLEMING At St Johns Church, Napier, by the Rev Dr Saywell, John Frederick Badderly to Mary Fleming.
16 Dec 1865 Arrived from Auckland 12 December 1865 on the HMS Esk, Capt CRAWHILL, Lieutenants DAWSON, FOSTER, DOONER and BRITAIN, Ensign and Adjutant THOMAS, Ensigns TAYLOR and BOLTON, Assistant Surgeon ARDEN and 330 rank and file of the 12th regiment.
[These are the replacement for the 70th regiment]
Sailed for Auckland 13 Dec 1865 on the HMS Esk, Colenel LEAKE, Lieutenant and Adjutant MULOCK, Lieutenant and Adjutant FENERAN, Lieutenants RIDDELL, TYLDIN, CUPPAGE and HUSKISSON, Ensign HORNBY, Dr WORDSWORTH, Major THOMPSON (paymaster) and 320 rank and file of the 70th regiment.
[changing of the guard]
BIRTH - FANNIN At Napier, on the 5th inst, the wife of Mr G T Fannin, of a daughter.
The Rev Alexander SHEPHERD was inducted to the pastoral care of the Waipukurau and Waipawa district by the Rev David BRUCE from Auckland (Presbyterian)
19 Dec 1865
Arrived from Auckland 10 Dec 1865 on the queen, Miss
McNALTY, Messrs POOLE, BLAKE and BOYLAN, Quarter-master and Mrs LAVER,
Misses LAVER (2) and Mrs TURNER
Arrived from Wellington 17 Dec 1865 on the Rangitira, Miss LAMBERT, Mrs NICHOLAS and child, Mrs ROWLEY and 4 children, messrs PEARSON, ALLEN, ROUTLEDGE, WALLACE and ASHLEY.
Arrived from Auckland 16 Dec 1865 on the Tarawera, four Europeans.
Arrived from auckland 17 Dec 1865 on the HM Eclipse, Major MILLER, Capt LACY, Lieut TRIPHOOK, Lieut CUTBILL and 150 rank and file of the 12th regiment.
[The rest of the troops]
Sailed for Wellington 17 Dec 1865 on the Queen, Mrs WOODFIELD, Miss ALEXANDER, MIiss CARTER and Mr GREY.
Sailed for Auckland 18 Dec 1865 on the HMS Eclipse, Captain KAY, Captain ROGER, Lieuts WHITBOURNE, GRESSON, HOWARD, Ensign LEONARD and the strength of three companies 70th regiment.
[farewell the 70th]
A sad end to the tenure of the 70th. Three members of the regiment were drowned while trans-shipping. They were Colour Sergeant FAHEY, Sergeant EASTWOOD and Private James WARRINGTON.
HB Herald 23 - 30 Dec 1865
The announcement of the intention to publish from Jan 1866 a monthly journal called 'The Station and the Farm'. Subscription 10 shillings per annum. (probably one of the first farming magazines in NZ)
BIRTH - McKNIGHT At Napier, on the 16th December, the wife of Mr Robert McKnight, of a son.
BIRTH - COUPER At Kauranaki, on the 14th December, the wife of William Couper, Esq., of a daughter.
Schools are holding exams before the Christmas breakup.
26 Dec 1865
No major events (except Christmas)
30 Dec 1865
Arrived from Wellington 26 Dec 1865 on the Lord Ashley, Mesdames HITCHING and PARKER.
Sailed for Wairoa 23 Dec 1865 on the Vivid, 5 passengers.
Sailed for Auckland 26 Dec 1865 on the Lord Ashley,
Mr and Miss BAKER, Mrs WOOD and child, Messrs WATT, WARRE,
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