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1868 Jan- June

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Saturday 04 Jan 1868

Births A'DEANE : At Ashcott, Ruataniwha, on 31 Dec, wife of John A'DEANE Esq J.P., of a daughter

BIBBY ; At Waipawa, on 1st inst, wife of E. BIBBY, of a daughter.

TRASK : At Napier. on 1st Jan, wife of Henry TRASK, of a daughter

Marriage LEE - POWELL : On 2nd Jan, at St. John's Napier, by Rev. J. TOWNSEND, Richard Egan LEE to Susan Selina, youngest daughter of the late Thomas POWELL of Oxford.

William GOODWIN - Host of the Tavistock - Waipukurau
Tuesday 07 Jan 1868

Births THOMSON : At Clyde School, Wairoa on Dec 29th, wife of Andrew THOMSON, Teacher & Registrar, of a daughter

MARONEY : At Waipawa, on 26 Dec, wife of P. MARONEY, of a daughter.

BRITTEN : At Napier, on 4th inst, wife of William BRITTEN, of a daughter

Death CURLING : at his residence, Te Kopanga, on 3rd inst, Edward Spencer CURLING Esq. Aged 53 years

W. Francis SMITH - Auctioneer - Meanee
Fatal Accident : William
John JEW, aged 2 years 3 months , son of the steward of the Star of the
South was accidentally drowned . The dwelling of the parents is close to the lagoon . The boy's body was found later in the afternoon in the lagoon.
A man Thomas Floyd was to appear in court this morning on a charge of being in a house of Thomas COLLINS, in Carlyle St, on the 3rd Jan, where he was found by COLLINS about 2 o'clock in the morning, secreted under the bed,
Saturday 11 Jan 1868

Deaths MORTON : At his residence, Napier Hotel, on 7th inst, of apoplexy, Henry Luttrell MORTON. Aged 42 years

MILNE : At the residence of Mr WAGSTAFF, Spit, On 7th inst, the infant of Thomas Malcom & Mary Ann MILNE.

PIMTOT : At Clive, on 10th inst, Peter PIMTOT. Aged 54 years. The funeral will leave his residence at 12 o'clock on Sunday

James A. THORPE - Wairoa
John LIVINGSTON - Kaikora
John ALLANACH - Maraekakaho
John MARSHALL - Farmer - Meanee
Mohi te RANGIAHIKO - Omatu
Mary Matilda REID - resided with Mr & Mrs HONAN- Meanee

14 Jan 1868

Margaret MORTON - has taken over the running of the Napier Hotel, due to the death of her husband.

A.H. BLAKE - Pastry Cook & Confectioner - Napier


BARNABY : At Napier, on 6th inst, wife of T, BARNABY, of a daughter.

JONES : At Napier, on 13th inst, wife of Sgt. JONES, of a daughter

Marriage BARRY - MOYLAN : At St. Marys Chapel, Napier, on 10th inst, by the Rev. Father FORREST, John BARRY to Mary MOYLAN, late of King's County, Ireland
Saturday 18 Jan 1868

WILLIAMS : At Te Aute, on 13th inst, wife of Rev.S. WILLIAMS, of a daughter

TIFFEN : At Elms Hill, on 16th inst, Mrs Frederick TIFFEN, of a daughter

Marriages MARSH - HOWELL : At Wairoa, on 16th inst, by Rev. Father REIGNIER, Herbert MARSH, late of Buckingham Place, Cork, Ireland to Mary eldest daughter of Edward HOWELL, Napier.

Deaths CAULTON : At Douglas Cottage, barrack Hill, on 14 inst, Guy Stapylton, infant son of S.C. CAULTON. Aged 4 months.

KILGOUR : At Clive, on 16th inst, James Ernest, son of Robert & Margaret KILGOUR.

Medical assessor for Hawkes Bay - Dr. HITCHINGS

Saturday 25 Jan 1868


TYLEE : At Napier, on 2nd inst, wife of Mr TYLEE, of a son

CARTER : On 22 Jan, wife of J.C. Lambton CARTER Esq, of a daughter.

Marriage O'DONNELL - GLACKIN: At St. Mary's, Napier, by Rev. Father FORREST, Charles O"DONNELL, fourth son of Phillip O'DONNELL, Dungloe, County Donegal, Ireland to Miss. M. GLACKIN, daughter of Mr J. GLACKIN, Dungloe, same county

Death RAMSAY : At Clive, on 19th inst, George Henry, son of James RAMSAY. Aged 15 months,

Crown Grants No Grantee Particulars Block No
1702 Allan M'MASTER 148 -Ruataniwha
1703 John BINSLEY 14 - Wakarara
1704 Johua LEAR 7 - ditto
1705 William CANNON 20 - ditto
1706 Joseph GOSNELL 16 - ditto
1707 John COE 18 - ditto
1708 William PEAKMAN 17 - Eskdale
1709 Thomas NEAGLE 17 - Wakarara
1710 Patrick FLANAGAN 199 - Ruataniwha
1711 Charles HUDSON 3 - Wakarara
1712 Joseph ROBINSON 21 - Ditto
1713 John ROBOTTOM 80 - West.side of Harbour
1714 John Jude TAYLOR 26 - Mohaka
1715 Thomas SCULLY 175 - Ruataniwha
1716 Edward HOWELL 81 - West side of Harbour
1717 Adam.A. MATTHEWS 13- Wakarara
1718 Michael HALLIPEY 19 - Ditto
1719 G.E.G. RICHARDSON } Sections 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,
E.TOWGOOD 12,13,14,15 - Nuhaka

Tuesday 28 Jan 1868


GRAY : At, Clyde, Wairoa, on 18th inst, wife of John GRAY, of a son.

WEBBER : At Clyde, Wairoa, on 20th inst, wife of Simon WEBBER, of a daughter

GIBBS : At Napier, on 24 th inst, wife of G.F. GIBBS, of a daughter
1st Feb 1868

Birth- CAMPBELL- at Kaikora Hotel on 27th Jan, wife of Neil CAMPBELL of
a daughter

Death-HERRICK At hr residence Kereru on 26th Jan, Lydia, wife of Jasper L HERRICK Esq., aged 30 years.

Marriage- McHUGH-REID. At St Paul's Presbyterian Church, on 28th Jan by Rev George MORICE, Mr Francis McHUGH of Liverpool to Joanna, eldest daughter of Mr D G REID of Foyle St, Londonderry Ireland.

Public Notices and Advertisements
Auction of Sheep Station situated at Turiroa near Clyde, Wairoa. Formerly in occupation by Messrs.STOPFORD & GETHIN- 1532 acres of freehold land.

Dr C F FISCHER- Auckland- Homeopathist- Consultations by envelope with enclosure of 1 pound.T M MILNE Tennyson Street Napier.

Acclimatization- H B Branch holding of first meeting
Mr W DUNCAN leaving province for Hokitika-presentation made.

First shearing competition- match held inland district farm of Hon H R RUSSELL Waipukurau on 21st Inst.

ASSISTANT LAW OFFICER- Resignation of Mr Robert HART
4th Feb 1868

Marriages WILLIAMS-BEETHAM on Jan 22nd at St James Church Lower Hutt, by Rev J E HERRING assisted by Rev H W St HILL, James Nelson youngest son of Right Rev W WILLIAMS D C L Bishop of Waiapu, to Mary Margaret 2nd daughter of William BEETHAM Esq., Taita Wellington.

DISBURY-HOLMDEN on 30th January, at St Matthew's Church Auckland, by Rev. D JONES, Mr George DISBURY of Wellington to Martha, second daughter of late Henry HOLMDEN Esq.
8th Feb 1868

Birth- GARRY at Havelock on 1st inst., wife of John GARRY of a daughter.

Death- CANNING at Weyhill Andover Hants England on 6th November 1867, Elizabeth relict of the late Davis CANNING Esq., aged 74years.

Resident Magistrates Court Charges of -Lunacy. Mary CAMERON, wife of Duncan CAMERON of Te Aaute committed to gaol as a lunatic.

Richard CLIFTON aged 15, George RABONE aged 15, John BOYD aged 15, on a charge of stealing from H M Post - containing money and certain orders.
The father of Richard CLIFTON- George CLIFTON stated that his son was aged 14years, born in Pinchback, Fen in Lincolnshire England.B.15th March- aged 15yrs next birthday. RABONE and BOYD discharged after evidence and severe reprimand.

CLIFTON fully committed for trial- Bail was 20 pounds and two sureties of 20 pound each.

Inquest at Waipawamate upon body of a child 6yrs old- John WILLIAMS, which was found drowned in a creek near the stockade. Boy had gone cray-fishing and had not returned. Verdict "Found Drowned."

Wesleyan Minister Rev J S RISHWORTH expected to arrive overland shortly from Wairarapa where he has been stationed.

Enquiry as to cause of Wreck of ship ECHUNGA.

Races- two horses Arrived by AHURIRI - PROPERTY OF Lieut. JACKSON of the 18th Royal Irish Regt. Named "Abbess and Discretion."

57th Regt. Under the command of Col. WARRE C B on duty at execution of 3 men. GOULD, ALLEN and LARKIN at Manchester.
8th Feb 1869 Cont'd Page 2

H KNIGHT Secretary H B Cricket Club

M.McGLASHEN Meanee- Meanee Brewery

Estate DYETT F- Further dividend of - Advertisement no 297 dated Feb 8th

District Court of Hawk's Bay- Bankruptcy Act 1867-
John MULHERN Napier. Formerly Schoolmaster St Mary's School Napier - lately storekeeper Goldsmith Road and Carlyle Street Napier.

11th February Papers

Michael McGRATH-Napier Cemetary appointment of Sexton

Funny happening at Big Bush-.The Boiling down factory building were near completion when it was found that the land was already occupied. It was not the land the crown had sold them for the Government- Due to an error of Survey- current negotiations with Paul (the real owner of the land), want him to lease to the company. This was the best and easiest way out for the Company.

Wairoa- Subscription list have opened at a large meeting held at TAYLOR's Hotel- Subjects discussed was Artesian Wells and welfare the little settlement.

Waipawa- Proposed Telegraph Station- Tenders have been called.

Notices Supreme Court of NZ - Wellington District- Parcel of Land- G S COOPER, Sheriff for District of Hawke's Bay.

Between John ROHO Plaintiff of Napier Baker and Edward HOWELL of Napier Labourer.

HB Herald. 9th Feb 1868

It is proposed to invite Mr J BENNETT to a farewell dinner at the Greenmeadows Hotel.
Resident Magistrate's Court-Feb 8-Before Captain PREECE R.M.
Drunkenness-John SMITH-fined 10s or 48 hours withj hard labor-the fine was paid.
Ditto George PRESLING-same. This fine also forthcoming.
Larceny-Ramiha TEOMAHUTA on remand for larceny of a 5p note-the property of one Gustave NAUMANN-The prisoner was released from custody after the execution of the 50pound bond and 2 sureties.
St Andrews Church-Port Ahuriri- Advertisement 606
Sale of needlework and fancy articles will be held at the temporary Church, at 3 0'clock in the Afternoon, in aid of the Building Fund of the New Church. Gifts of useful and fancy articles, fruit, flowers &c., will be gratefully received by Mrs WELSH, Mrs GLEADOW, Mrs BELL, and Mrs YOUNG of Port Ahuriri.

Westport -Thursday
A headless body has been found at Lyell, and has been recognized as that of QUINLIVAN. The hand was severed from the body, which has also received other injuries. It was much decomposed, and was found at the bottom of an embankment.

Fatal accident occurred at Ngapara tonight. A man named "Tom" was taking the winkers off a horse, when the animal bolted, throwing the man down. The wheel of the dray to which the horse was attached passing over the man's head, causing death almost instanteously.

Dunedin. Accident occurred today on board the Oamaru Harbor Board's new dredge which is being fitted up at Port Chalmers. A workman named BASIRE now lies in the hospital in an unconscious state.

The Melbourne witnesses gave evidence in the MASSEY case today, identifying Mrs MASSEY as the Mrs ALLEN and Mrs BROWN who sold debentures at Melbourne. Both MASSEY and his wife were fully committed for trial.

Hokitika.- The Ross Gold Mining Company shaft is now down to over 200 feet, and another layer of 6 feet of payable gold has been passed through.

Timaru- The Harbor Board today accepted the Bank of New Zealand's tender for raising the 100,000 pound loan. Mr C W TURNER's tender at 4p 9s 9d per ton was accepted for 2000 tons of cement.

At the R M Court today Patrick RYAN, Mrs RYAN,,,, and Mary RYAN, who were arrested in Melbourne were committed for trial to the Supreme Court on the charge of conspiracy to defraud the creditors of Patrick RYAN, who was also committed for trial for fraudulent bankruptcy.

Papers 22nd Feb
Birth- WALKER at Clyde View Turiroa on 10th inst., wife of Peter WALKER of a daughter.

Marriage BROBERG-BOWDEN- at Napier 17th inst by Rev G MORICE, Mr Charles BROBERG to Felicia, eldest daughter of Mr F BOWDEN Puketapu.

Death- LANGLEY at Napier on 20th inst. Annie, infant daughter of John and Mary LANGLEY

Napier Militia- Lieut. John Chapman GEORGE gazetted as Captain from 27th Jan.

Toll gate tenders for erection of toll-gate at TAREHA's Bridge.

Opotoki- Skirmish between settlers and Hau Haus

Papers 25th

Notices of Crown Lands Auction Schedules- Town lands at Mahia, Clyde (near Wairoa), Havelock, Porangahau and Waitangi. Hawkes Bay New Zealand.

Samuel GRAHAM and John JOHNSTONE- Partnership dissolved- Witnesses A DAVIDSON and James IRVINE

Birth- HARMER at Te Wairoa Hotel on 21st inst., wife of Charles HARMER of a son.
15th Feb 1868

The firing for the district Prizes, on the part of the Militia and Napier Volunteers and Mounted Constabulary Force, came off yesterday, at the rifle range on the beach.




15th Feb 1868

Public Notices John LAWSON 3 b/roomed house for sale Napier.

Edward COLLINS Waipawa- re sale of bricks NAIRN Brothers at Pourere

H J REED Manager of Grange Farm - Clive

J PEACOCK or Matthew HILL- - 500 rams for sale.

Thomas BARLOW owner of Section No 1 Meanee re Fencing- signed Michael HALLASY Napier.

29th Feb 1868
Birth FAULKNOR AT Napier on 27th inst. Wife of George FAULKNOR, of a daughter
Death PULFORD on 15th December, at Colchester, England. Mr John PULFORD aged 74 years. Late Superintendent Inland Revenue. Father of E PULFORD Napier.

Marriage RYMER-HARVEY at Napier on 27th inst, by Rev G MORICE, Mr G RYMER of Meanee, to Miss Ann HARVEY of Napier.

MUIR & ROBB Blacksmiths and Wheelrights at Waipawa
James SMITH Carpenter of Meanee
HeadlinesWaipuna Stockade destroyed by Fire.
Mr ROSS - Surveyor had narrow escape on road between Taupo to Napier.
Approaching Races- Grandstand taken by Mr ASHTON at 20 pounds, Mr HASTIE and Mr MANEY both 7 pound each.

Jury List- Objections heard next week.

Tuesday 03 Mar 1868

Birth MANEY : At the Meanee Hotel, on Feb 28, wife of R.D. MANEY, of a daughter.

Marriage RUDMAN - BOYLE : On 29 Feb, at St. Johns the Evangelist, by the Right Rev the Bishop of Waiapu, Henry eldest son of the late Lieut Colonel RUDMAN HM 32nd Regiment to Hannah, daughter of the late James BOYLE, Auckland.

Death LEE : At Napier, on 1st inst, Alphonsus Joseph, son of G. Edmund LEE. Aged 7 months.

A residence for the Right Rev. Bishop of Waiapu is being erected on Scinde Island, near the dwellings of Mr BEGG & Mr KINROSS.
Saturday 07 Mar 1868
Marriage JOHNSTON - GORING : On 24 Feb at St. Mary's Cathedral, Wellington by the right Rev Dr VIARD, roman Catholic Bishop of Wellington and at St. Paul's Cathedral by the Rev, W.H. ST. HILL, Walter Woods, eldest son of the Hon. John JOHNSTON MLC to Cecilia Augusta, second daughter of Forster GORING Esq & the Hon. Sydney Eloise GORING.

Death M'KENZIE : At Ferrintosh, on 10 Nov, Josiah hudson M'KENZIE. Aged 29 years. Late Capt of the ship Montmorency.

Hi Honor, the Superintendent, visited Poverty Bay and during that visit he concluded an arrangement with the natives for the purchase of a town site containing 500 or 600 acres on the right bank of the Turanganui River, for the sum of 2, 000 pounds

Tuesday 10 Mar 1868

Births RICHARDSON : At Napier, on 6th inst, wife of Capt. William Airey RICHARDSON, of a daughter

LOZELL : At Kaikora, on 5th inst, Mrs LOZELL, of a daughter

James GILLIGAN - Clyde - Wairoa
Joseph Josiah FELLS - draper - Napier
John BREWER - Watchmaker & Jeweller - Napier
James GRINDELL - Clerk of the Court
J. N. WILSON - Solicitor - Napier
G. T. FANNIN - Immigration Officer
J. FORBES - Builder & General Contractor - Turanganui - Poverty Bay.
W. FIELD - Architect - Turanganui

Saturday 14 Mar 1868

Death MARSHALL : At Meanee, on 13th inst, Matilda Isabella, infant daughter of John MARSHALL. Aged 11 weeks

Charles WEBER - Provincial engineer
Thomas BURGESS - Hampden
J. B. FIELDER - Baliff

Tuesday 17 Mar 1868
John MANNING - Armed Police Force - Waipukurau
Joe HERBERT - Publician - Wainui
Mr CRIBB - Accomadation House - Akiteo
James DONNELLY - Police Constable - Masterton -
James PARKER - Laborer - Clive
John ROSS - Ploughman for Mr HAMLIN - Clive

Saturday 21 Mar 1868

The Cleopatra, is laid up having a donkey engine fitted into her, by order of Mr NANCARROW, Marine Surveyor.

George PREECE- Clerk to the Bench - Wairoa
Tuesday 24 Mar 1868

Birth WATTS : At Kaikora, on 19 Mar, wife of E. WATTS, of a daughter

Marriage MASSEY - ROLLO : At St. John's, Napier, on 20 Mar, by the Rev. J. TOWNSEND, John MASSEY of Clive to Jane ROLLO

Joshua CUFF - Solicitor - Napier

Saturday 28 Mar 1868

Birth HUNTER : At Porangahau, on 6th inst, wife of W.H. HUNTER Esq, of a son.

Death IRVINE : At Airlie Mount, Napier, on 26 Mar, Alexander IRVINE Esq. Aged 46 years.

Alexander IRVINE - old & respected colonist of the firm NEWTON & IRVINE & Co.

David M'LEOD - Farmer - Puketapu
Tuesday 31 Mar 1868

Joseph RHODES - Deputy Superintendent - H.B.
James SMITH - Carpenter - Meanee

Death GILLIES : On 28th inst, at the Hutt, Archibald GILLIES Esq, of Otaria, Wairarapa.

HARDING : At Southhampton, on 3 Jan 1868, Mrs Mary Ann HARDING, relict of the late Thomas HARDING, of Salisbury, Wilts. Aged 78 years.

In Melbourne, an attempt was made on the Duke of Edinburgh's life by a man named H.J. FARRELL. The first bullet hit the Prince in the back about 2 inches from the spine. The bullet travelled and is lodged in the addomen. The second bullet hit a Mr George THORN, in the leg. The wound to the Prince was not mortal.

April 4th 1868

From Hokitika- arrest of Father LARKINS. Fahter McTAGGART preached at Stafford Town on 29th last Sunday.

Mr R BRENTON- appointed by Napier Club Marine Parade Napier- re new clubhouse.

Attempted Assassination of the Prince- His Royal Highness, ALFRED, Duke of Edinburgh.

Mrs Hamilton RUSSELL at Redclyffe- wanted a nurse, housemaid and general servant.

W Francis SMITH - Auctioneer at Meanee Yards.
M MORTON- proprietoress of Napier Hotel White Rd- Public dance 1/-s a ticket.
John GLENNY at Tuaniwha
John BOWLES at Kaikora

April 7th

Birth- ATWARD at Wairoa, 2nd inst, wife of William ATWARD of a daughter.

Samuel GRAHAM at Rotowhenua
G SPENCE blacksmith Meanee

Sgt. SULLIVAN of Napier Police Force has taken over lease of The Settlers Hotel from John MARSHALL.

William MULHERN application for discharge from Bankruptcy.

A PETERS letter to Editor.

Before S. DEIGHTON Esq., Acting Coroner-
Coroner's inquest at Wairoa in regard to William ILES Saddler, respected settler found drowned. He was esteemed by all who knew him and was a excellent tradesman. His place will not, without difficult be refilled.The funeral took place shortly after the inquest, and everyone who could go paid their last respects to his memory. The body was interred in the consecrated ground on the opposite side of the river, at the old mission station. It appears to me a strange thing that this place, increasing in population daily, should be without a properly consecrated burial ground. I believe there is a portion of ground set apart by the Provincial Government for the purpose, but it has not yet been marked out, nor, of course, consecrated. We are, therefore, necessarily compelled to bury our dead on Maori land, and inside a Maori settlement, on the opposite side of the river to the township. Surely something should be done to alter this state of affairs

7th April-
Notice to Grantees- under Crown Lands Act. 1866
No 1663 H W P SMITH Block 49 Maraekakaho.
1665 A H RUSSELL Blocks No 6 to 74 Mangakuri
1675 G G CARLYON Block 1 Gwavas

CROWN GRANTS- to the Registrar of Deeds, Hawke's Bay, on the 9th March 1868.

Dec 28 1867
Paurini Te WHITU and others Ahuriri Peka Peka No 2
March 4 1868 Yamati MATANGIHIA and others Mahia Tawapata South
Mrch 4 1868 Te Otene TANGIHAERE and others. Mahia Whangawehi No 1|
March 4 1868 Raniera TARAIRO and others Mahia Nukutaura
March 18 1868 Paurini WHITU and others Ahuriri Pukehou
March 18, 1868 Karaitiana TAKAMOANA and others Ahuriri Raukawa West
March 21, 1868 Te HAPUKU and others Ahuriri Raukawa East.
Feb 11, 1868 Ihaka WHANGA and others Wairoa Kopu-a-wharu.
Feb 17, 1868 Pitiera KOPU and others Wairoa Te Koutu
Feb 17, 1868 Kaurauria te TUIRORIA and others Wairoa Awatere.

J C Lambton CARTER
Commissioner of Crown Lands.

Papers Past 11th April 1868

Birth- McKENZIE at Tamumu 28th March, wife of Alexander McKENZIE of a daughter.

Death- McKENZIE at Tamumu 21st March, John, son of Alexander McKENZIE 1y 9mths.

Marriage- PARSONS-ROBERTS on 2nd inst., at Springfield, the residence of Mr P DOLBEL, by the Rev John MACMICHAEL, Mr Samuel PARSONS to Miss Ann ROBERTS, both of Napier.

Notice District Court of Hawke's Bay holden at Napier.
William HUDSON- schoolmaster- Bankruptcy

John DAVIS, William CORBIN-Dissolution of Partnership- Witnesses
Joseph CARROLL, sheepfarmer Te Wairoa.. Joshua CUFF Solicitor of Napier.

Mr William NOBLE appointed Sgt. Of Police to replace Mr F SULLIVAN -resigned.

Annual licensing day on Tuesday 21st inst. New applications sent in.
Hans BYGUM Universal Hotel Hastings St Napier
Arthur Charles HAYMES, Mchanics' Hotel Hastings Street Napier.
William PAGE Joiners' Arms Carlyle Street Napier

Mrs MILLER Shakspeare Road Napier
Peter RAMSAY Omahu
William FLETCHER Smith and Farrier Napier
Mr GILPIN Havelock
Mrs Kenrick HILL Clifton.
Mr REYNOLDS Exchange Hotel Havelock
William FINLAYSON Waikari

Birth-COOPER at Meanee 13th inst., wife of G S COOPER of a daughter..

Wellington from Auckland.Passengers- His Honor D,McLEAN Esq., and several others.
Meeting of Butchers- lists of prices for meat. BALDWIN & HIGGINS, John HAGUE, Paul BADLEY, Thomas MILNE, Simeon NEWBOULD

Birth- HAYMES at Napier 16th April wife of A C HYMES of a son.

Letter from Ann ELLIOTT re case DOLBEL v HAHUE

N ATKINS Secretary Manager of H B Steam Boiling Down Co (Ltd)

Toll Bar- TAREHA's Bridge- tender accepted Mr J FERGUSON then wirthdrawn by tenderer, Mr BODDINGTON accepted. Tenders rejected were:- A MUNDY, W DENNETT, J H BOVAIRD, J McINNES, A DALZIELL, J EVANS, A PETERS, H GROOM, T JEFFARES, E COOK.

Page 3- Resident Magistrates Court.
Adson NELSON alias John PRICE & Fitz SIMMONS were charged by Capt. Daniel HOWES on or about 8th April 1868, deserted from American Barque Mary Edson- sent to prison for 1 calendar month with hard labour and pay 8s costs and forfeit one month's pay.

KINROSS V TAREHA- cost of double barrelled shotgun and extras- Judgment by default of 25pounds 8s 10d costs 3 pound 4s.

James WOODLEY- Vagrancy-imprisonment 1 month with hard labour.
21st April 1868

Birth LYNDON at Napier on 18th Inst, wife of Edward LYNDON of a son.

Death ESPIE at Newstead Poverty Bay on 4th inst from paralysis, Mr Robert ESPIE aged 58 years. One of the oldest settlers in Poverty Bay and was generally respected by all who knew him. His funeral was far more imposing than any that had been previously taken place in this district. Being a Volunteer the corpse was preceded by his comrades in full uniform, and followed by nearly all the settlers in Turanga. The usual volleys were fired over the Grave.

Local Meeting of shareholders of H B Boiling down Co- Possible soap and candle manufacture.

Letter to the Editor from a Old Countryman- re producing of cheese- very full.

25th, Page 2

2 letters of Tributes- 1 from Bishop, 1 in Maori from Maori friends . In reference to the departure of Rev. W RONALDSON and family from Wellington to take up residence at Clyde- Wairoa.

Attempted suicide at Clive by young Roland Davis ine time carting for Mr DANVERS.

Annual licensing day- 3 new applications refused:- Hans BYGUM, A C HAYMES, W PAGE. Granted:- CURLING, SEALY, TIFFEN, COOPER, SMITH, ANDERSON.

Artesian well sank successfully at Mr John MARSHALL'S farm Meanee. At a depth (unprecedented) of 178 feet.
Flow a fine one.

Michael COWAN- horses for hire.

Marriage SULLIVAN-DUNOVAN at Napier on 25th inst by Rev. Father FORREST, at the Catholic church. Mr Florence SULLIVAN to Miss Maria Mary Ann Theresa DUNOVAN both of Napier.

Death- PEACOCK at Willowpark Meanee on 28th April, Elizabeth PEACOCK aged 19 years. The funeral will leave residence of her brother Gavin PEACOCK this day at noon.

TAYLOR- at Clyde Hotel Wairoa on 25th inst, Emily Sarah TAYLOR infant daughter of J J TAYLOR aged 6 months.

Crown Land Grant. Page 3
Grant No
1664 A H RUSSELL Pourerere
1666 J H NORTHWOOD Mangakuri
1667-1674 T LOWRY Okawa
1676/7 G G CARLYON Gwavas
1678 H KNAUFF CLYDE (n .b. The rest are all at Clyde.
1681/2 F & W NELSON
16833/85 James TOD
1686/7 J Le QUESNE
1689 A IRVINE Jun
1694 K L HILL
1699 H B SEALY

Land Sales. Page 4

Nelson Water Supply- Celebration and completion and opening of Waterworks. Page 3 2 and 1/2 columns. Opened on 16th April 1868.
Mr BLACKETT was Provincial Engineer.

The Australia Colonies.
Very full account of the 80th Anniversary of the First Settlement of British colonists in Australia.

Saturday 02 May 1868


Charles MITCHELL & Thomas KELLY - dissolving their partnership as Fellmongers - Meanee
Thomas COWPER - Sedgwick Arms - Waipawa
James CATHERALL - blacksmith

Birth JOLL : At Havelock, on 10 April, wife of John JOLL, of a son
Tuesday 05 May 1868

Death LAWSON : At Pakowhai, Te Wairoa, on 1 April, Thomasina, beloved wife of Andrew LAWSON, settler

Wairoa Inquest - Held by S. DEIGHTON Rsq, RM, acting coroner, on the body of Emily sarah, infant daughter of J.J. TAYLOR on 26 April. The infant was left in the charge of a girl
named Margaret GILLIGAN, who placed her on a sofa, where she left her to talk to a woman in another room. The child fell off the sofa. Verdict - Concussion of the brain, caused by falling off a sofa to the ground.
The funeral took place in the afternoon of the same day. What a shame there is nothing done in regard to the cemetery in this place; we are again compelled, much against our inclination, to use the burial ground on the opposite side of the river, in the Maori Settlement.

Electoral District of Napier
Following are persons objected to as not being entitled to have their names on the list. * NB. Place of residence Napier, unless stated
Electoral District of Napier
ATKINSON John Wrigley - Petane
BISHOP Nathaniel
BLAIR Alexander
BLAKE Andrew
BROWN Charles Agnew - Sth Meanee
CLOUD Thomas
COATLAND William Henry
COOPER George Sisson
CORFIELD Alfred Downie
CUFF Joshua
FALLS Joseph Josiah
GULLY Charles James - Poraite
HARDING John - Waipukurau
IRVINE Alexander
KNOX Hugh - Meanee
M'ROBERTS Richard Thomas
MANOY Abraham
MORECROFT Henry Grey - Poraite
ORR Thomas
PARKER William
SMITH Thomas Dillon
TORR Thomas
TUXFORD Franklin
WEBB Henry Edwin

Objector - Registration Officer

District of Napier
The following have been removed from the Electoral Roll at their request
ANDERSON John - Havelock
AVISON - James- Te Aute
CANNON William Waipureku
CERAR Alexander - Maraekakaho
COOPER George Sisson
CORFIELD Alfred Downie
COX John Collins - Clive
CURLING Edward Spencer - Te Kopanga
DANVERS Boswell Danby - Havelock
DAVIS John- Wairoa
DOLBEL Charles - Clive
DOLBEL Philip - Clive
DOLBEL Richard - Clive
DUNCAN John RUSSELL - Ruataniwha
DYETT - Frederick - Clive
FERGUSON Hamilton - Mt. Herbert, Waipukurau
FRAME William Henry
GOLLAN Kenneth - Newlands
GREENWALL Smith Thomas
HAGUE William - Clive
HECKER - Henry Charles Teusch -Havelock
HILL Kendrick Jonas
INGLIS Alexander St. Clair - Ruataniwha
JONES Alexander - Waipukurau
KILGOUR Robert Jun - Waipukurau
LAMBERT Charles Colton - Tamumu
LIDDELL William - Manganuku
LIMBRICK Edward Hill - Hampden
LOGAN Andrew - Tamumu
LUFF Andrew
M'MAHON Peter - Clive
M'DERMOTT Henry Abbotsford
M'GREGOR Robert Henry
M'KILLOP Robert - Waipukurau
M'KNIGHT Robert - Waipukurau
M'LEAN Archibald John - Glenorchy
M'LENNAN Duncan - Ruataniwha
MIDGLEY Thomas - Wallingford
MILLER William
NICHOLSONJohn - Mt. Herbert , Waipukurau
POWDRELL Samuel Dutton - Otarangi
REARDON William - Otarangi
REDWARD Frederick William - The Lake near Wallingford
REDWARD James Baldwin - Ditto
REDWARD Thomas - Ditto
ROBERTS Weymouth
ROY Alex - Ruataniwha
SMITH John Alexander
SPEEDY Graham - Wainui
STARK Henry Powning - Auckland
STUART Daniel - Gwavas
STUART James Meliss
SUTTON Frederick
SUTTON Laurence James - Waipukurau
TANNER Joseph - Motuotaraia
THOMPSON James - Newlands
TODD Alexander - Waipawa
WALLACE Henry Ritchie Cooper - Waipukurau
YATES William Ward

Objectors : F.S. ABBOTT - Waipawa
Edward COLLINS - Waipawa
Registration Officer

Electoral District - Clive
Names of the following have been removed from the Roll at their own reguest
WEBER Charles Herman

Electoral District of Clive
Following are persons objected to as not being entitled to have their names on the Roll.
BAKER Henry James - Waipukurau
M'KNIGHT Robert - Ditto
M'LEAN William - Ditto
NICHOLSON - John - Ditto
RUSSELL Andrew Hamilton Jnr - Redclyffe
SMITH Alexander - Newlands

Objector- F.S. ABBOTT - Waipawa

If anyone wants any information on their dwellings etc - only to happy to look it up
Saturday 09 May 1868

Births NAIRN : At Newstead, Pourerere, on 1st inst, wife of Henry NAIRN Esq, of a son

SEYMOUR : At Napier, on 2nd inst, wife of G.L. SEYMOUR, of a son

GILL : At Napier, on 3rd inst, wife of Joseph GILL, of a son

Marriage COTTON - HANSCOMBE : On 26 Apr, at Porangahau, by W.H. HUNTER Esq, Jp, Registrar of Marriages for the district of Porangahau, Daniel COTTON, late of Hitchin , Herts, England to Jane, second daughter of John HANSCOMBE, Cornwall Place, Holloway.

Edwin Nonus SMITH - Sheep Farmer - Te Hakowai
G.B. WORGAN - Wairoa - Surveyor underThe Native Lands Act.

On Tuesday last, the nominatons of a member to represent Napier in the provincial Council were called T. EDWARDS - proposed by H. GROON. 2nd T. MORRISON
B.A. FERARD - propossed by J.G. KINROSS. 2nd H.S. TIFFEN Poll took place on Thursday with the following result FERARD - 75 EDWARDS - 48.

Supreme Court
Following Grand Jury was empanelled
Cartwright BROWN
Alexander KENNEDY
Joseph RHODES - Appointed Foreman
Charles James ANDERSON.
Edmund CARR & Thomas LOWRY were absent when their names were called.

Stealing from the Post Office
A true bill against Richard CLIFTON. Prisoner pleaded guilty. The prisoner was 12 years of age. His Honour felt periodical whipping suggested itself to his mind as not inappropriate to the circumstances of the case

Found in a Dwelling House
Thomas FLOYD was indicted for that, on 2 Jan last, he was found at night in the dwelling of one Thomas COLLINS, with intent to commit a felony.
In calling the Petty jury, J.H. STUBBS claimed exemption on the ground of being a member of an enrolled volunteer company and his claim was admitted. John WILKINSON, who said he was ill, but who was intoxicated, was taken into custody by the Police.
Following jury was empanelled
William LORD
Frederick CURTIS
Prisoner pleaded not guilty.Thomas COLLINS & his wife detailed in evidence the circumstances. The prisoner was found under the bed occupied by the witnesses at 2 o'clock in the morning.
FLOYD in addressing the jury said he was drunk at the time and did not know what he was doing. His Honour, said the questionwas whether the prisoner had gone there with felonious intent. The jury retired and brought in a verdict of guilty.
Mr SCULLY, said the prisoner was of bad character and had been convicted before. Sentence - Two years imprisonment with hard labor.

Cattle Stealing

James DEMPSEY, charged with stealing one heifer the property of George SPENCE
Jury Henry BRANSON
Edward HAWES
Gilbert H. NORRIS
William HUGHES
Charles DAY
George SPENCE - who deposed
- I am a Blacksmith residing at Puketapu, the prisoner lives on Meanee Flat.
James DEMPSEY - Manager of the Diary at the Catholic Mission
John KECHNEY - Labourer - Puketapu
Emund TUKE - Capt. of Military Settlers - Meanee
John FRA?ON - Manager of the Catholic Mission Station
Verdict - Not guilty

Burglary William RICHARDSON - broke into the store of F.H. DROWER Waipukurau and accused of stealing 8 pounds of silver in the till.
Gilbert N. NORRIS
Found guilty
Sentence - Four years penal servitude

Post Office Theft
The boy, Richard CLIFTON, was again brought up. His HONOUR said that on looking into the state of the law he found he had no alternative to sentence him to three years imprisonment with hard labour - a sentence that, under the circumstances, he could not help looking on with horror. His Honor added that he had the Gaolers assurance that the lad would be kept apart from the other prisoners.

Horse Stealing
Before the same Jury.
James HUGHES & John CAMPBELL - indicted for stealing a horse, the property of John EVANS.
John EVANS - Carpenter - Meanee
Ann LESSINGTON - Married woman - Karori - She purchased the stolen horse.
Verdict - Found guilty
Second indictment - stealing a horse - property of Archibald INGRAM - Rangitikei
Verdict - Found guilty
Both received ten years penal servitude

Tuesday 12 May 1868

Birth TANNER : At Napier, on 10 th inst, wife of Thomas TANNER esq, of a son

Death GOWING : On 5 Jan, at Nelson Terrace, Lowestoft, James Warden GOWING Esq, late of Aldeby Hall, Norfolk. in his 75th year

16 May 1868

Births WEBER : At Napier, on 15th inst, wife of C.H. WEBER Esq, of a son

SMITH : At Newton House, Elgin, NB, on 26 Jan, wife of H.W.P. SMITH Esq, of a son

The monument in memory of the late mrs BARCLAY, arrived on 12th inst by the Agnes from Sydney. It is a very handsome obelisk of polished Aberdeen Granite, with inscrition in gilt letters. Although the weight was considerable viz 2 and a half tons, it has een landed in excellent condition.

Henry Ritchie Cooper WALLACE & Joseph BROADBENT, Sheepfarmers at Whangara, Poverty Bay- have dissolved their partnership.

John DAVIS - Sheepfarmer - Te Hakowa - wairoa
Tuesday 19 May 1868

Births RUSSELL : At Redcliffe, on 14th inst, wife of William RUSSEL Esq, late Capt. 58th 7 14 regiments, of a son

PRICE : At Napier, on 18th inst, wife of Alfred H. PRICE Esq, of a daughter.

Deaths MACFARLANE : On 28 Apr, at his fathers residence, Mt. Eden, Andrew Marshall MACFARLANE, second son of Thomas MACFARLANE Esq. Aged 23 years

CHANNING : At Nelson, on Apr 03, William Edward CHANNING. Aged 14 years.

Neil CAMPBELL - Kaikora Hotel
George BREWER - Smithy - Kaikora
Charles James GULLY & Henry Grey MORECOFT, sheepfarmers of Poraite - have dissolved their partnership

Saturday 23 May 1868

Birth SUTTON : At Napier, on 21st, wife of F. SUTTON, of a daughter

Marriage KENT - SMITH : At Napier, on 18th inst, by Rev. John HALL, Isaac KENT of Wairoa to Leah, second daughter of Thomas SMITH, Laburnum Cottage, O'Brien's, Tasmania

Death TANNER : At Napier, on 22nd inst, Henry Selwood, second son of Thomas TANNER Esq. Aged 7 years. The funeral will take place at 3 o'clock this afternoon.

J.B. BRAITHWAITE - Manager - Union Bank
S.G. BRANDON - Manager - BNZ
F. SULLIVAN - Settlers Hotel

On May 6th, Charles GILMORE ( who was overseer for Messrs WALKER & DOUGLAS, Tologa Bay ) was drowned after falling out of his canoe. He was crossing the river from Mr A. REEVES Station.

Tuesday 26 May 1868

Marriage YOUNG - ENRIGHT : On 16 May , at ORR's Restaurant, Wellington, by the Rev. John MOIR, Charles YOUNG to Susannah ENRIGHT

Yesterday, the native chief TAREHA, brought to town, 15 tons of potatoes, as a present to the European inhabitants of Napier
Saturday 30 May 1868

Births NEAGLE : At clive, on 26th inst, wife of Thomas NEAGLE, of a son

BLAKE : At Napier, 27th inst, wife of A.H. BLAKE, prematurely of a son

Marriage TORR - VILLERS : At the Catholic Church, Napier, by the Very Rev. J. FORREST, Joseph Andrew, fourth son of Joseph TORR Esq, of Light Willow Station to Lucind Agatha, fifth daughter of the late Mr VILLER, of Villersdale, Petane

Gwavas CARLYON - Poundkeeper - Gwavas
A.STEEL - Wheelwright & Blacksmith - Patangata

Govt. Land Sales
Section No 333 - Clyde - Mr ATWARD
845, 846, 847 - No bid
101 - Porangahau - 23 acres - George HUNTER
01 - waitangi - 2 acres - Mr FRANCON

June 2nd 1868.

Local Accident- A man named WARRINGTON employed by T TANNER Esq- broke his leg- reins from Dray caught his foot throwing him to ground- sufferer treated by Dr SPENCER- doing well.

Accident at Meanee- Another horse killed- 3 boys riding their horses jockey fashion, skylarking- collided with Mr HONAN who was in a spring cart with his wife and 2 children- one
of boys named Chicken, had his horse fatally injured by shaft entering the poor animals neck- other two boys concerned were WILLIAMS and DOHERTY.
E F RICH - Acting Secretary
H RUDMAN Librarian of H B Philharmonic Society.

Estate of F DYETT final dividend June 2nd 1868 Adv 501.

Mrs RUDMAN- Opening of a Ladies School to be known as "The Tennyston House Ladies School"
Robert HATCH, John HIGGINS re accounts
P BARRIE erecting a store at Kaikora
Samuel CRAWFORD and John COLLINGE Wairoa- Farmers- dissolving P/Ship.

Rev W RONALDSON a very long letter from Motueka Nelson-re acceptance of post there-explaining his not coming to Wairoa.

Advice the Napier to Waipukurau Telegraph wires to be opened on or about 10th June.

Approximately 6 weeks afterwards Napier to be connected with Wellington and Middle Island.
H B Tribune page 2

Birth KOCH on 27th May at her residence Clyde Road Napier, wife of Mr A K KOCH of a son
HUDSON on Monday June 1st at St John's School Carlyle St Napier wife of Mr W HUDSON of a son.

Marriage NORTHE-CRAIG at Napier 30th May, by Rev. John McMICHAEL, William Henry NORTHE, to Lizzie, 4th daughter of Robert CRAIG, Country Antrim Ireland. Home Papers lease copy.

9th June 1868

Death HARRIS at Tapatahi Turanga May 28th, Catherine Mary HARRIS infant daughter of Henry and Annie HARRIS aged 9 months.

FRENCH At Clifton Street Patangata 2nd June, Charles FRENCH Esq.,

Marriage HESLOP-STEEL at Patangata on 4th June at residence of bride's father Fern Bank Patangata, by the Rev Alexander SHEPHERD, Mr John HESLOP Esq, farmer Puketapu, to Jane Isabella STEEL, youngest daughter of Mr Alex STEEL late of Dumphail Morayshire Scotland.

13th June 1868
Birth RENOUF at Napier on Friday 12th June, wife of Henry RENOUF of a son..

Local Brass Band about to be established in Napier- Mr COLLINS - Instructor, Capt. WITHERS, Supervisor- 15 members.

Presentation to Mr A H BLAKE No 2 Militia, Medal for district for Prize firing.


High School at Napier opening on 1st July next- Mr J STABLES
16th June 1868

Births JEFFARES at Clive on 13th inst., wife of Mr R JEFFARES of a son.

JACKSON at Napier on 12th June, wife of W JACKSON of a son.

Fire- AT the large house, originally built by Mr. VILLERS, and subsequently forming part of the Royal, but more used recently, as a malt kiln by Mr HARTLEY. The main building was not occupied and the cause is unknown.

One of the first on the sport was Lieut JACKSON, of the 18th Regiment, whose exertions helped materially, to save adjoining property.

Papers 23rd
Marriage- WATSON-KIPPEN at Clyde Wairoa, on 15th June.
Residence of the Bride by the Ven. Archdeacon WILLIAMS, Mr W WATSON, Oldham Lancashire England to Miss Sarah Elizabeth KIPPEN of London.

23 June 1869- Prize List

Napier Grammar School:-
The half-yearly examination of the boys attending the Napier Grammar-school took place on Friday last, in the presence of the Governor, the Superintendent, the Bishop of Waiapu, and the parents and friends of the boys. His excellency, after having presented the prizes to the successful competitors, addressed the boys in a very kind and encouraging manner, pointing out to them that there was no walk of life in which eminence might not be attained, if only they made proper use of the advantages they were now enjoying.

The following is the list of the boys who obtained prizes.

Upper School
First Class,- Latin, J GRANT; French, Samuel BEGG; German, Russell DUNCAN; English, Joseph HALLETT; Mathematics, Joseph TABUTEAU; Arithmetic, William NICOL; Writing,
Alfred WITHERS; Drawing, Samuel BEGG and H BOWERS.

Second Class.- Latin, Chas TABUTEAU; French, Thomas BEGG; English, Thomas BEGG; Arithmetic, Charles TABUTEAU; Writing, Thomas BEGG.

Third Class.- Latin, Alfred HAMON; French, Richard ROSS; English, W ELLINGHAM; Arithmetic, Charles KENNEDY; Writing, F TUKE; Good conducts, J HALLETT and J HOLDER

Lower School.
First Class.- English, James ROSS; Arithmetic, James ROSS; Writing E CUTTS; General improvement, W RHODES and W YATES.

Second Class.- English, D LINDSAY; Arithmetic, E WEBER; Writing, S GOLLAN; General improvement, E TANNER.

Third Class.- English, F KENNEDY; Arithmetic, F RICH; Writing, R G THOMAS; General improvement, J HOLT; good conduct, D LINDSAY..
27th June 1868
Marriage GARLICK-GREEN on June 18th at residence of bride's father at Auckland, by Rev James WALLIS. Mr Richard GARLICK to Ellen, youngest daughter of James GREEN Esq., of Mount Eden..

Birth TORRE at Napier 28th inst., wife of J J TORRE of a daughter.
Death- ALLEN at Mohaka 21st June, Mr John ALLEN, sheepfarmer of Mautawa Station Mohaka ( Paper 30th June)

Chas MOELLER Photographer leaving Province.
Henry BODAAN at Te Aute.

J CHEER impounded at Meanee.

Mrs STEWART leaving province- Sale at Sea View Hotel Napier.


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