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Saturday 04 July 1868
John STABLES - Master - Napier High School
Birth LIVINGSTONE : At Kaikora, on 30 June, wife of John LIVINGSTONE, of a daughter
Marriage JOHNSTONE - SKELTON : At St. Johns, Napier, on 27 June, by the Rev. J. TOWNSEND, John J. JOHNSON to Mary SKELTON of Ryegate, Surrey.
On Thursady last, Thomas SMITH died suddenly at Kaikora.
He was an old 65th man, and had been working for a long time as a sawyer
inn the Te Aute Bush. We believe, he had been drinking for sometime. He
suddenly fell down, suffering from a fit and died soon after.
Marriages STRATFORD - SMALLWOOD ; On June 20, at the residence of the brides father, by the Rev. W. WORKER, Edmond Woodgate STRATFORD M.R.C.S. of Auckland to Mary Jane, second daughter of James Peek SMALLWOOD, Mangawai, NZ, late of Birmingham England.
JOHNSON - SKELTON : At St. John's, Napier, on 27 June,
by Rev. J. TOWNSEND, John T. JOHNSON to Maria SKELTON, only daughter of
Benjamin SKELTON, Reigate, Surrey
Saturday 11 July 1868
Birth Elliot : At Clive, on 10th inst, Mrs ELLIOT, of a son
Death ELLIOT : At Clive, on 10th inst, within two hours after the birth of a child, Mrs ELLIOT
The natives committed for cattle stealing at Wairoa are: Timati PAETI, RUTENE, MATENE & ERNETI. Charge - stealing a heifer belonging to Stephen THORPE and selling it for 30s to Messrs MAYO & GREY, storekeepers at the military settlers township.
A laborer named DOWD was drowned at Waipawa yesterday.
Births HOLT : At Napier, on 5th inst, wife of Robert HOLT, of a daughter.
FERGUSON : At Te Wairoa, on 6th inst, wife of A. FERGUSON, of a son
COUPER : at Havelock, on 13th inst, wife of William COUPER, Esq, of a son.
John WOOD - Bootmaker - Napier
Yesterday evening, telegraphic communications was opened with Wellington and this province.
Richard PHILLIPS - Carpenter - Waipawa
Birth HAGUE : At Napier, on 16 Jul, wife of John HAGUE, of a son
Five children were left orphans by the death of their father, James DOWD, of Waipawa, who lost his life crossing the Waipawa river, arrived in town wholly unprovided for. The eldest is about 11 and the youngest 5. 8 pounds was availed for immediate wants.
It appears 180 Hau Hau prisoners have escaped from the
Chatham Islands after seizing a French whaling boat. they landed at Whareongaonga,
Poverty Bay on Saturday last. They are fully armed. Whareongaonga, is
on the coast between Mahia & Poverty Bay. It is on the run lately
occupied by Messrs WILSON & LOWRY and at present by the Messrs JOHNSTON.
Whareongaonga is a strong natural fortification only accessible by descending
200 feet into a ravine and ascending a similar height on the other side.
It is the site of a Pa occupied by Ihaka RANGIOUE and his people - The
Births BENDALL : At Napier, on 20th inst, wife of Capt.
BENDALL, of a son
W. ROBINSON - Blacksmith- Meanee
New Justices gazetted for this province. A.S. BIRCH, Oswald
CARR, J.R. DUNCAN, B.A. FERARD, Frederick NELSON, Phillip H. RUSSELL &
Thomas TANNER - Esquires
Birth PARKER : At Waitangi, on 22 inst, wife of Henry PARKER, of a daughter.
Chatham Island Prisoners
News from Lieut Col. WHITMORE "The fugitives had made for the interior, pursued by BIGGS & Col. WHITMORE having sent for Major FRASER, will follow immediately on being joined by that officer".
Negociations (that's how it was written) were suspended by order from Wellington, in the purchase of the Hikutoto Block.
The escaped prisoners have killed one native WARIHI, by
throwing him overboard, as he was intending to tell everything to the
authorities. It is said that Tamihana TEKETEKE, one of the Hau Hau prisoners,
killed one of the guards on the Chatham's, with an axe
W.G. NOBLE - Poundkeeper - Napier
Compensation Court - To sit 4 August - hearing for claims
for compensation & losses during the war on the East Coast
Births DAVIDSON : At Napier, on 25th inst, wife of Alexander DAVIDSON, of a daughter
JOHNSON : At Onepoto, on 26th inst, wife of B. JOHNSON, of a daughter
LARKIN : At Eastern Spit, on 27th inst, Mrs LARKIN, of a daughter.
No news of Col. WHITMORE & the Hau Hau's.
Aug 1st 1868
LEE at Napier on 27th July wife of G E LEE Esq., of a daughter.
WALTERS on 30th July, Mrs WALTERS of twin daughters
Marriage BLACK-McLURE at Napier on 28th July by Rev G MORICE. John Scott BLACK of Wairoa and 8th son of Mr Samuel BLACK Ramelton, to Margaret Eldest daughter of Mr Joseph McLURE both of County Donegal Ireland.
Notices Mrs HARMER at Wairoa Hotel.
Mrs HORAN (late Mrs ELLIS) nurse Waipawa.
Charles ARNOLD at POHUI
Subscription opened for provision of 5 orphons. Children of late James DOWD of Waipawa. Subscribers are:- E A CARLYON, Thomas TANNER, James WOOD, James ANDERSON, John BUCHANAN, F SUTTON, ROUTLEDGE KENNEDY & Co, G RICHARDSON, H S TIFFEN, H R HOLDER..
Trees planted by Government along Marine Parade Napier- Prisoners digging holes in preparation for planting of trees.
Important from Wairoa- Late News from Disturbed districts- Arrival of the Waipawa- WESTRUPP's defeat fully confirmed.
Headlines- RICHARDSON DRIVEN BACK FROM WAIROA KILLED AND WOUNDED ON OUR SIDE.
Piece as printed newspaper:- "The engagement at Poverty Bay.- The following correct list of the killed and wounded is supplied by a correspondent of the N Z HERALD:- F HILBON, gunshot wound in moutn, slight, F EVANS, gunshot wound in shoulder, slight; Robert GOLDSMITH, gunshot wound in arm and side, severe; John PILBROW, gunshot wound in arm, slight; Thomas UREN, gunshot wound in back, slight; William WOOD, gunshot wound, dead; Wi KOARO, gunshot wound, dead; Leckey FARRELL, gunshot wound in shoulders and arms, not expected to live."
HAMLIN at Clive on 1st August, wife of F E HAMLIN of a son.
Wellington- Debate upon Resolution that Government should
declare its policy before proceeding further with business.
Headlines IMPRISONMENT OF THE EDITOR WANGANUI HERALD- Mr BALANCE- not appeared on parade- Col GORTON sent written order- both letters in Paper page 2.
Births CUTBILL At Marine Parade, Hythe, on the 18th May, the wife of Lieut.CUTBILL. 12th Regiment of a son.
CARVER-At Napier on the 4th inst, the wife of Mr R WVInd CARVER, of a son.
PRICE-At Napier on the 5th inst, the wife of Mr T T PRICE, of a daughter.
SCULLY-At Napier, on the 5th inst, the wife of Mr T SCULLY, Inspector of Police, of twins, a son and daughter.
HUNTER-At Porangahau, on the 5th inst, the wife of D S HUNTER Esa., of a daughter.
Death STUART- on the 4th inst, Daniel STUART, of Clive,
aged 52 years. The funeral will leave his late residence at Clive on Sunday,
THE escape of the Prinsoners stopped by the Snow.
Col WHITMORE in Close Pursuit.
Abridged. By me E.
Col WHITMORE and force 200 strong, European and natives, was within sight of the ex-pprisoners fires on Wednesday last, the day the messenger left. Orders have been sent for Capt.RICHARDSON to join him without delay.
The Waipara was in the Wairoa river last Thursday, when Mr LOCKE left, and has been there all the time, it having been deemed advisable that she should remain there in preference to going on to Poverty Bay.
Claims for Compensation Court Saturday.
Oscar BEYER- verified statement by Hirini KARARUA and Apirana- under oath.
Tame TUKE= corroborated by son Nirau RUNGA.
Herini KARURUPE- mentioned- Kopu Ihaka WHANGA, Henare POTOE.
Te RETIMANA PAI- witiness
Hector R DUFF-Iolrig Station
Thomas Henry FITZGERALD Esq., Property.
G H NORRIS at Te Tree Cottage Karamau Plains. notice re
Burglary- A very daring burglary was committed on the night of Friday last, in the house of Dr SPENCER. The Dr. Had not long left the house, when two men, one with his face blackened, entered the house, the only inmate of which at the time was a women servant. Upon entering the house in one of the rooms she saw the men, of whose presence she was unaware and screamed out. They told her to be quiet, as they had no intention of hurting her; but she ran out and gave the alarm at a dwelling house adjoining. Assistance was promptly rendered, but before the house was reached the men had decamped, taking with them a quantity of silver plate, altogether of considerable value. Information of the outrage was promptly reported to the Police, but as yet have not succeeded in tracing it to the guilty parties. Footnote the articles were sometimes later hurled back over the fence.
15th August Saturday, 1868 page 2
COSGROVE At Napier on the 14th August, the wife of Mr P COSGROVE, of a son.
Death ATKINS At Homewood on the 11th August, Mr Norcott ATKINS, aged 38, Manager Hawkes Bay Steam Boiling-down company, formerly of Geelong Victoria.
The 18th Regiment- It is rumoured in the barracks that the companies of the 18th Regiment now at the outstations will be all concentrated in Auckland with the remainder of the Regiment, the whole to go on board the Himalaya, for Sydney. It is spoken that the companies now on detachment, will remain with the head-quarters in Australia, the outstations there being garrisoned by companies which have been in Auckland since the arrival of the Regiment from Wanganui. Evening News August 11th.
Headlines IMPORTANT FROM THE FRONT
SEVERE ENGAGEMENT BETWEEN FORCES UNDER COL.WHITMORE AND EX_PRISONERS.
Nine casualties on our side
Capt CARR of Petane and Mr Davis CANNING among the killed- Both esteemed settlers of this province and accompanied Col WHITMORE as gentlemen volunteers, and who fell while leading the men against the enemy. In following up the enemy, the colonial forces, 130, all told, had to sleep some nights in a foot of snow, without tents; had to melt the snow in the morning to procure water. In passing through high fern and scrub, their clothes were cut to pieces and their persons scratched and torn. They had to cut a track for their pack-horses as they followed on the enemy's trail.
Telegraphic from Wellington.
The account given by the fugitives of their escape is so far incorrect that one of the guard was killed by them before leaving. His name was HARTNETT. He made resistance, but was taken and immediately tomohawked. Three prisoners remained. They were averse to the rising and informed the guard that a surprise attack was intended; but the intimation, through some unexplained reason, was not followed up.
Further particulars. They took a chest from Custom House
600 pounds- a portion which belonged to the government and the remainder
to the inhabitants. They also took 4000 rounds of ammunition and 20 to
30 stand of arms. They marched Capt THOMAS, handcuffed from the redoubt
to the Custom House, telling him they would not hurt him if
Notices John HAHUE Butcher at Carlyle St Napier
Mr J GILL- relinguishing his business- Masonic Hotel Napier- up for Auction
Marriage FORDHAM- THOMAS- at no 8 Frankville Tce Wellington on 8th inst, by Rev W KIRK, William Henry, eldest son of Frank FORDHAM Esq., Melbourne, to Mary, eldest daughter of William THOMAS Esq., of Napier.
Obituary- We deeply regret to chronicle the death of a
comparatively recent, but most valuable settler, Mr Norcott ATKINS, manager
of the Hawke's Bay Steam Boiling-down Company, who suddenly expired at
Homewood, whither he had gone the day before on the business of the Company
on the evening of Tuesday last, while partaking of a cup of tea. Mr ATKINS
was an active, intelligent, obliging, and amiable man, and his loss will
be much felt. He leaves a widow and five young children, who have but
recently arrived from Geelong, to lament their irreparable loss. An inquest
was held by Dr ENGLISH upon the remains. It was shewn that deceased was
apparently in his usual state of health. A very short time before his
death he appeared well and hearty. Soon afterwards, he was seized with
convulsions, and died almost immediately. The jury returned a verdict
of "died from natural causes."
Birth STABLES at Napier on 16th inst., wife of John STABLES of a son.
WILLIAMS at Napier on 20th inst, wife of Henry WILLIAMS, of a son.
Meeting at Kaikora on Monday September 14th to form a
joint Stock Company for erection of a flour Mill.
The s.s. Kaikoura, with the Panama mail on board, arrived in Wellington this morning at 7.30. She left Panama at noon on July 21, and arrived at Opara on the 6th instant.
Passengers:- For Wellington:
For the Bluff:
ARRIVAL OF THE WAIPARA
EX-PRISONERS JOINED BY DISAFFECTED NATIVES
And BUILDING A PAH IN UPPER WAIROA
ARMED CONSTABULARY FORCE REMAIN AT WAIROA.
The twin screw steamer Waipara arrived from Wairoa yesterday afternoon, having on board Major FRASER, Capt HRRICK. And 25 Napier volunteers, as well as 42 Hawke's Bay natives, and the Native Contingent of the Armed Constabulary, all engaged in the late skirmish. Also Captain TUKE and three wounded men.
List of wounded who have arrived by the Waipawa. Capt.TUKE's wound we are happy to say, is not likely to be serious, although the bullet remains in his arm. The other three have been removed to the Provincial Hospitals.
Captain Arthur TUKE, gun shot wound in arm. Ball not extracted George McKAY, Napier Volunteers. Gun shot wound through the scapula and shoulder; severe.
James BEATTIE, Armed Constabulary. Gun shot wound in the thigh. Ball not extracted. Severe.
John LEWIS; Armed Constabulary. Gun shot wound in buttock;
slight.The position of affairs is very serious, and is not rendered less
so by the reflection that all this has been brought
Marriage MOORE=CANNING on June 25th at the Parish Church Weyhill Hants. By the Rev Robert COLE M A Officiating Chaplain to the Earl of Rosslyn, former Colonial Chaplain Wellington, New Zealand. Assisted by the Rev J M HALL M A, George MOORE Esq., to Elizabeth Mary, 3rd daughter of late Davis CANNING Esq., of Ogbourne St Andrews. Wilts.
Tuesday 01 Sept 1868
Births COLLINS : At Napier, 31 Aug, wife of T. COLLINS, of a son
RABONE : At Napier, on 27 Aug, wife of E. RABONE, of a son
Poverty Bay has been proclaimed a militia district and the militia called out for active service. Capt. BIGGS has been gazetted Major.
Tuesday 08 Sept 1868
Birth DUNFOY : At Napier, on 4 Sept, wife of Charles DONFOY, of a daughter.
The Armed Constabulary, some sixty odd strong, will march
this day for Petane, where they will be encamped until further orders.
Marriage SHARP - WHITE : At Napier, on 3rd inst, by the
Rev. Father FOREST, William, eldest son of William SHARP, Woolwich, England
to Mary, eldest daughter of Thomas
R.P. WILLIAMS - Mangateretere , West Clive
For Sale : Glengarry Station. 13,000 acres, held under
Intelligence from Wairoa: The escaped prisoners are at Puketapu, planting pottoes and that the bodies of Capt. CARR & Lieut. CANNING were lying unburied. Much alarm was felt at Wairoa and many were leaving the district.
Inquest : At the Settlers Hotel, before T. HITCHINGS,
Esq, Coroner and a jury, touching the death of the infant of Jane ALLMAN.
Tuesday 15 sept 1868
Marriage HUNT - RUSSELL : At Upper Queen St, Auckland on 10 Sept, by the Rev. D. BRUCE, William A. HUNT Esq, of Thames Goldfields to Jessie Fisken second daughter of John RUSSELL, Settler Auckland & formerly a mechant in Glasgow & Melbourne
Death BROWN : At Wellington , on 3 Sept, at her residence, Mulgrave St, Anna, beloved wife of the late Charles BROWN. Aged 56 years
George Hannay LAMONT - Accountant
Saturday 19 Sept 1868
Births CLARK : At Kaikora, on 12th inst, wife of C. CLARK, of a son
SKILLICORN : At Aorangi, on 13th inst, wife of Abraham SKILLICORN, of a daughter
Michael BOYLAN - Ironmomger - Hastings St
Birth BROWN : At Meanee, on 18 Sept, wife of James BROWN, of a daughter.
Marriages WATKINS - FITZPATRICK : At Te Mata, on 2nd inst, by Rev. E. REIGNIER, James WATKINS to Ann FITZPATRICK, both of Te Mata, Havelock district
BROWN - BROWN : At Waipawa, on 14th inst, by the Rev. E. REIGNIER, William BROWN, son of William BROWN, of Wolverhampton, England to Elizabeth Mary BROWN, daughter of John BROWN, London
WITHERS - HARDING : At St. John's, Napier, on 19th inst, William WITHERS, eldest son of Capt. E. WITHERS to Caroline, eldest daughter of Rev. I. HARDING, Brisbane, Queensland.
William CORBIN - Sheepfarmer - Te Wairoa
Birth HOME : At Little Bush, South Meanee, on 21st inst, wife of John HOME, of a son
Marriage THOMAS - ASHDOWN : At Kaikora, on 22 Sept, by
Rev. S. WILLIAMS, Mr P. THOMAS to Susan, second daughter of W. ASHDOWN,
Birth SUTTON : At Napier, on 22nd ist, wife of William Henry SUTTON, of a daughter
Marriage COOKE - WARD : At Holy Trinity Church, Brompton, on 18 June, George James COOKE esq, formely 53rd Regiment and late of Taranaki New Zealand to Margaret, widow of Crosbie WARD Esq, of Canterbury, NZ, and daughter of the late James TOWNSEND Esq, Rangiora, Canterbury, NZ.
Deaths HARRISON : At Havelock, on 25 Sept, Mr. V. HARRISON. Aged 76 years. After a protracted illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude,
BAXTER : At the Provincial Hospital, Napier, on Sunday
27th Sept, Andrew BAXTER, late of Forfarshire, Scotland, formerly Lieut.
in HM 86th Regiment of Foot. Aged 60 years.
3rd October 1868
Birth BATY at Meanee 1st Oct wife of John BATY of a daughter
Death McKAIN- by drowning at Wairoa half caste named McKAIN who had come on board The Hero in a state of intoxication. Fell overboard during the night. All efforts made to find him were unsuccessful. Body had note been washed up when the ship "Hero" left.
The ruahine steamship, from Panama, arrived in Wellington harbour, on Thursday last, at 5 pm.
The Atrato, from Southampton to Colon, broke down, and had to put back. Hence the delay of the Ruahine. She brings English papers to the 14th, and news viz New York to the 20th August. The following is the list of passengers:-
Further note in papers of the 3rd relating to DEATH of BEATTIE or BEATY -spelt two different ways in reports. He was a father of 3 and a husband who left his wife destitute.
GILBERT Stephen at Provincial Hospital Napier on 4th instant of consumption aged 27 years. Funeral will leave the hospital at 3.0'clock.
Marriage DEMPSEY-GILLIGAN at Clyde Wairoa, by Rev E REIGIER, Mr James DEMPSEY sone of W DEMPSEY of Queen's County Ireland, to Mary, daughter of Mr James GILLIGAN of Clyde Wairoa.
Birth BIGGS at Poverty Bay on 4th September, wife of Reginald Newton BIGGS Esq., of a son.
6th PapersNaturalization- Letters of Naturalization under "The Aliens Act 1866," have been issued in favour of the undermentioned persons, namely:- Frederick ELMBRANCH, of Wakaroa, Hawke's Bay, fencer, and keeper of an accommodation house- date, 18th Sept, 1868; William Henry SCHULTZ, of Hawke's Bay, storekeeper- date, 19th Sept, 1868.
Pa WHAKAIKO Fifty armed natives have gone from KARAITIANA's pah to Pa Whakariri, where they will remain. These, with 50 of TAREHA's and Renata's people, will form the garrison of the pah. They have repaired the outer palisading, and are throwing up earthworks inside- we presume as a matter of proper precaution in view of rocks ahead.
The Militia The first and second class militia will, this day, be called out for actual service. This step taken in order that, should any emergency unfortunately arise, a local force may be promptly available; but there is no reason to suppose that any duties will be imposed on the men beyond those of drill and ball practice.
Arrival at Wellington of the P.S. "STURT"
Latest intelligence from the front- Mr BOOTH, The R M
and Native Commissioner at Patea, arrived from Wanganui this morning in
the Sturt. His purpose is to watch TITOWARU's movements, who has not as
yet recrossed the Patea River.
Birth COX at Clive 12th October, wife of Mr Edwin COX of a son
Sat 17th 1868
Death ASHTON Henry at Meanee 13th inst., aged 7 yrs.
Archibald McDONALD Decd- re Est- Tennyson st and Waikari.
Meetings of Creditors O L W BOUSEFIELD, William CORBYN, James CATHERALL, Robert BRENTON, John SIM, G H LAMONT, Margaret MORTON.
William Bell DAVIS has been gazetted as Ensign in Napier Militia.
Notice to Mrs T SANDERS late housemaid at Arlington
Headlines P 3 Important from Waira KARAITIANA and Party of Scouts believed to be Killed.
Te KOOTI joined by WHATAROA
Reported death and write up of late Mr George MacFARLAN
member for Lyttleton- he was elected in 1867.
Births WORGAN at Wairoa on the 14th inst, the wife of Mr G B WORGAN, of a son
LOCKE at Napier, on the 19th inst, the wife of Samuel LOCKE Esq., J P of a daughter.
Deaths ROBERTS At Waipawa the 19th instant, the wife of Samuel Roberts, aged 55 years.
BRITTON At Waipawa on the 17th inst, William Alfred, only son of John BRITTON, aged nineteen months.
CRITICAL STATE OF THE WAIROA
Telegrams of English News viz Panama
Wellington, Wednesday, Oct 21.
The P., N.Z., and A.R.M. Co's steam ship RAKAIA arrived here this evening at 7 0'clock. She left Panama at midnight on the 21st September; experienced light south-east winds to Opara, where she arrived on the 9th October; left on the 10th at 5 p,m, and had a succession of strong head winds and high seas till arrival in Wellington. Her latest dates are- Europe direct, Sept 2nd; Europe viz New York, Sept 8th.
Passengers for Wellington- Messrs
For AucklanMessrs. D.THORNTON, B THORNTON, W G TURRELL;
Marrieage JOHNSTONE-JOYCE on 20th inst., at St Mary's Chapel Meanee Flat, by Rev E REIGNIER, John son of William JOHNSTONE to Margaret daughter of Edward JOYCE, both of Ireland
Death POCOCK at Napier 18th inst, William Henry, infant son of Mr J POCOCK
RUSSELL on 20th inst., at residence of G S COOPER ESQ., Meanee, William Hamilton, infant son of William Russell RUSSELL and Harrietta Julia RUSSELL, aged 5 months and 6 days.
Page 3- British Article written on a Pacific Island, People
and habits etc- according to his view- interesting to look back on.
Supreme Court held at Wellington re bankruptcies.
George Henry LAMONT- Licensed Victualler Napier
Notices and Advertisements.
Charles Robert ENGLISH- J Murray GIBBS, Waipukurau
Charles CLARK- Kaikora- Poisons laid
J W STEED now has the Hotel at East Spit
Deaths CAULTON at the Masonic Hotel, Napier, on the 27th October, Handley Sterndaale Cotton, son of Mr and Mrs S C CAULTON, aged 3 years and 3 months.
Marriage GRAHAM-PURSEL- At Napier, on the 23rd October, by the Rev A SHEPHERD, S E GRAHAM third son of W J GRAHAM County Down, Ireland, to Eliza Jane PURSEL, only daughter of Nathaniel PURSEL, County Antrim, Ireland.
By the arrival of the St Kilda we learn that the Ngatiporou natives responded willingly to the call made upon them for their services in assisting to repress the present disturbance, and that, to the number of 157, they had reached Wairoa. IHAKA's men, to the number of 200, were also there; and, together with the Ahuriri and other friendlies, the total of our allies was about 550- all ready to march in quest of the enemy, and, indeed, rather eager than otherwise for the fray.
His Excellency has been pleased to appoint the Post Office at Waipukurau to be a Money Order Office and Post Office Savings Bank- to take effect from the 1st Nov.
That the following appointments have been made with the
Tuesday 03 Nov 1868
Birth LANGLEY : At Napier, on 1st inst, wife of John lANGLEY, of a son.
Marriage MACKY - SHAW : On Oct 22, at the residence of James WALLACE, of Otahuhu, near Auckland, brother of the bride, Samuel Cochrane, eldest son of the Rev. John MACKY, the officiating minister, to Jessie, fifth daughter of Mr James WALLACE, of Glasgow, and relict of the late Mr Samuel SHAW, of Taranaki.
Death BLOOMFIELD : At Matawhero, Poverty Bay, on 26 Oct,
at his residence, Thomas Read BLOOMFIELD Esq. Aged 56 years
J.W. STEED - Commercial Hotel - Eastern Spit
Wairoa - By proclamation, published yesterday, the Wairoa
is declared to be a militia district, and the whole of the militia, therein
called out for actual service.
Saturday 14 Nov 1868
Births ORMOND : At Clyde, Wairoa, on 1st Nov, wife of Dr. ORMOND, of a daughter.
FINLAYSON : AT Wairoa, on 9th inst, wife of R.P. FINLAYSON, of a daughter.
Deaths LILLICRAP : At Southland, on 4th Oct, Welsford Longfield, twin son of Herbert.V. LILLICRAP Esq, late Capt. Ist Battalion,8th (the Kings) Regiment. aged 3 months
LILLICRAP : On 16 Aug, at the Recruiting station, Leatherhead,
Surrey, Major Walter Welsford LILLICRAP, HM Royal Marines ( Light Infantry),
eldest son of the late James LILLICRAP Esq,
Poverty Bay - Tuesday Nov 10
From another correspondent
Henare POTAE , the Tologa Bay Chief & Herini
The "Tawera" arrived on Wednesday in Napier,
with the following passengers who had come to Napier for refuge. Mrs W.
PARKER, Miss MINNIE PARKER, 4 children & servant, Mrs SKIPWORTH &
child, Mrs R. UREN, Mrs TUCKER & child, Mrs ROBB & 3 children,
Mrs BLAIR, Mr PAULGRAINS & 3 children, George WILLIAMS, Capt REED
& Mrs MILLS & 2 children
Every house in Matewhero had been burnt down, except the large building erected by Capt. READ and lately occupied by his sister in law, Mrs BLOOMFIELD. The building has a turret on the top, commanding a view, 20 miles round, has been occupied by the Hauhau's
James HAMLIN of Napier died suddenly in Cambridge
Birth BARRY : At Napier, on 14th inst, wife of John BARRY, of a daughter.
St. Kilda arrived from Wairoa early Saturday with the following women & children. Mrs COLE & 8 children, Mrs MARSH & 1 child, Mrs MAYO & 3 children, Mrs DUVAL, Mrs ROBB & 4 children Same day St. Kilda steamed for Mohaka where the sttlers were in the stockade. Landed ammunition and brought away Mrs PIERCE & family and Mrs SIM & family Thanks to Capt READ, all women & children this side of the waipawa River, with the exception of a few who would not leave, were shipped en route for Auckland & Napier. their passage across the bay was illuminated by the blaze of burning homesteads.
Napier Militia - Dr. John Murray GIBBES - appointed Assistant Surgeon
Saturday 21 Nov 1868
Mrs Alice WILSON and her son James, aged 8 years, believed to be among the number massacred, had proved to be alive. The poor lady had been cruelly wounded, but having survived six days, it was hoped she would recover
Monday 23 Nov 1868
A stockade is to be built at Meanee, in the paddock adjoining the Meanee Hotel. It is to be 40ft by 40ft of 8 inch White pine with two flanking bastions and with an earthworks thrown around.
Saturday 28 Nov 1868
Birth FRANKLIN : At Napier, on 27th inst, wife of B. FRANKLIN, of a daughter
Page 2- A full account of Mrs Alice WILSON- Events of the night and her days after the massacre.
In the event of an alarm in Napier, it is ordered that
the rendezvous for women and children shall be the following: the gaol,
the Presbyterian Church & Gore Browne Barracks.
A 5 pound reward for every rebel man or boy captured. A 1,000 pound reward for the capture of TITOKOWARU.
Capt. CARLYON has been appointed Major and officer in command of Napier District
1st Dec Tuesday 1868
RICHARDSON, WILSON return from Poverty By on the Ahuriri. On Board two wounded men. LAKE, HOWARD.- latter severely injured and arrived yesterday for treatment by the Provincial Surgeon.
KAREPA- Son of Tamaihan RUATAPU- Dead/
WAR ON THE EAST COAST
COL. WHITMORE IN COMMAND ON EAST COAST
POVERTY BAY REDOUBT DEC 1ST
J N WILSON No 2 Company of H B M
Harvesting Operations are being much facilitaded by the courtesy of Captain Wray, 18th Royal Irish, who considering the scarcity of labour at the present time and the anxiety felt by every farmer to get his crops in, has kindly granted passes to some of the men under his command.
Volunteer Corps- By proclamation appearing in a New Zealand Gazette published on Tuesday last, all the volunteer coorps in the North Island are called out for actual service. The Napier Rifle Volunteers are, under this proclamation, ordered to assemble this day. (Saturday).
KAURAURIA, who sustained two severe wounds at the first
attack on Te KARETU, and who was carried down to the redoubt for medical
treatment, expired on Sunday, a little before the Ahuriri left. KAURAURIA
BEING A CHIEF OF HIGH BIRTH, IT IS SAID THAT THE BODY WILL BE BROUGHT
BACK TO Napier, to be handed over to his friends.
iPromotion which he so well merits, and Mr GASCOIGNE has been appointed Sub-Inspector Armed Constabulary.
Poverty Bay Refugees.- It will be seen from an advertisement in another column, inserted by Major GREEN, that any of the Poverty Bay refugees who may feel disposed to go to Auckland, can have a free passage on the s.s. St.Kilda, which sails this day.
Advertisement no 490
Mr William BENSON of Peckfield Yorkshire, England, if
this should meet his eye to communicate with his brother Mr James Lodge
BENSON, at the Cass River Hotel, West Coast Road,
WRAY at Napier, on the 2nd instant, the wife of Capt WRAY 18th Regt, of a son.
WILLIAMS- at Napier, on the 2nd inst, the wife of Mr J N WILLIAMS, of a son.
DIDSBURY- At Wellington, on the 26th ultimo, the wife of Mr George DISBURY, Govt Printer, of a son.
DEATH TORRE- at Napier on the 30th ult., Anna Helena, infant daughter of J E E TORRE.
Poverty Bay Refugee Fund
The Napier Christy Minstrels ConceRt in aid of the above fund on Thursday next, December 10th.advert. No 478
Performers are:- A HARRIS O'DONNELL J B BONES T P ORDWAY SAWYER F BUCKLEY L CROSBY D EMMETT F BUCKLEY W H MORRIS H C WORK G W GRIFFIN E C TAMBO H CLIFTON
Wanted a married couple- apply Harvey SLADEN North Meanee Advert No 485
P3 15th Papers Past
There is RESUME report of the tangi held for the Late Chief KAURIA PUPU.
Speech given of farewell by Mr McLEAN. And reply of Paora KAIWHATA who said EXACTLY AS PRINTED:
"We are back to our homes. We have punished the Hau Haus, and proved to all that his religion and his gods are helpless and deceitful. The murderers have been followed up and slain. We welcomed the Europeans to Heretaunga.We shall always be their friends; and you have kept peace among us. We are always ready and willing to fight when you desire us.
HARAWIRA proposed three cheers to Mr McLEAN, which were heartily responded to."
SUSPENSION OF THE CONSTITUTION
Death LARKIN at Napier on 9th inst, Elizabeth Sarah, infant
daughter of William and Ellen LARKIN.
15th Papers P3
ALARMING STATE OF AFFAIRS AT WANGANUI
HOW THE GOVERNMENT DECEIVED THE PEOPLE.
Births HARDIE at Puketapu on 7th inst, wife of G.HARDIE of a daughter.
NORRIS at Ti Tree Cottage, Karamu Plains on Thursday 10th inst., wife of G H NORRIS of a daughter.
HEADLINES- Fresh Raid by Te KOOTI.
BirthPEACOCK at Meanee on 17th inst, wife of James PEACOCK of a daughter.
Master James WILSON- lost one dog called punch- leave at Mr SEALY's Rooms. Papers Past 19th December Page 3
Departure of the 18th Regt.- On Monday afternoon Col R
S BEATSON, R E., formally handed over the command of H M's troops in NZ
to Lieut-Colonel ELLIOTT, 2nd battalion 18th Royal Irish, and the duties
of officer of Engineers to Lieut. H W MALLOY R E. H M S Himalaaya was
to leave Ireland on 23rd September for Gibralter, Hong Kong, Singapore,
and Ceylon. From the latter place she was to proceed to this port, when
the 2nd batallion 18th Regt. Will be embarked for conveyance to Sydney
N S W., to relieve the 50th Regt..
A portion of another mention abridge " Removal of the Royal Engineers at this critical juncture in the affairs of N Z cannot, we should think, be viewed in any other light, even by the most sanguine, than as indicative of a desire on the part of the Home Govt to render the colonists no assistance whatsoever in quelling the disastrous rebellion now existings both on the East and West Coasts.Southern Cross, Dec 15th.
The following promotions are gazetted.- Lieut-Col William CHARLES-LYON to be Inspector; date of commission Nov 17th 1868; William John GUNDRY to be Sub-Inspector; date of commission, Oct 18, 1868
Wairoa Fire - A fire occurred a few days since at Maungaharuru, Mohaka district, at a station the Messrs. PEARSE have recently been forming there, which destroyed everything.
Intelligence has reached Napier yesterday that a party of friendly natives, accompanied by Mr G B WORGAN, had penetrated into the interior as far as Opioti, about three miles from Te Reinga. The succeeded in capturing 28 prisoners, chiefly women and children, and in taking possession of eight canoes. These people though not part of Te KOOTI's force, are believed to be the media through which that miscreant got his information.
Sept 22, 1868.
Arrival of the S S Kaikoura - with the English Mail viz Panama. By Electric Telegraph. Wellington Monday Dec 21.
The s.s. Kaikoura arrived in harbour this morning at 2.30, bring advices from Europe to 8th Nov., and from New York to the 9th.
Birth MACFARLANE at Napier, 25th inst, wife of John MACFARLANE of a son.
Death LILLICRAP at Southland on 7th December, of hooping cough. Henry Havelock, twin son of Herbert W LILLICRAP late Capt. 8th Regt. Aged 5 months.
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