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Papers Past HB Herald 04 Jan 1879
PALMER - CROSSE : On 30 Dec 1878, at Whakaruatapui, by Rev. S. WILLIAMS, William PALMER of Porangahau to Elizabeth Anne CROSSE, daughter of the late Mr C.G. CROSSE Esq, of Porangahau
Deaths BAILLIE : At Milton Rd, Napier, on Dec 26 1878, Alexander Cameron, infant son of George BAILLIE. Aged 8 months
COOK : On 30 Dec 1878, at his residence, Empire Hotel, Napier, John COOK, late of Onehunga & Thames. Aged 58 years
R m Court Henry BLAKE, 11 years, Charles BLAKE, 8 years
were in court under the "Neglected Criminals Children's Act ".
Their father had died in the gaol from excessive drinking a few days ago
and they were now utterly destitute. They were sent to the Industrial
school at Meanee for a period of two years.
Kopua - On Saturday a boy named SMALL, about 7 years fell
down a well 36 feet deep, containing 4 feet of water. He was in the water
for 10 minutes and found it was impossible
Death STEWART : At Napier on Jan 6, F.R. STEWART. Aged 28 years. Christchurch papers please copy. The funeral will leave Mr. D. BLACK's Q.C.E. Boarding house, today at half past 3
A fatal accident occured at the town hall reserve, Carlyle St, yesterday afternoon, by which a laborer named John CARTWRIGHT lost his life. He was undermining a portion of the reserve when a large quantity of earth fell on him. He leaves a wife but no children. John COUGHLAN had his left arm broken at the same time
Kopua - Two men named ROBERTS & BROWNING were killed yesterday by a fall of earth at the mouth of the tunnel on BELL & Co's contract, Ormondville
The following valuers under the Land Tax Act are gazetted:
James GILLIGAN, the well known race horse owner was found
dead in his bed at the Occidental Hotel ( Wellington) this morning
Mrs FINLAYSON - Draper - Wairoa
Inquest Held at the Royal Hotel yesterday morning on the
body of John CARTWRIGHT, before
An election was held for four members of the Hospital
We learn from Gisborne, that Peter REAGAN cut his throt
and is now in the hospital in a dangerous condition.
Death SHIRLEY : At the residence of James EVINSON, Waipawa,
after a long and painful illness, Henry SHIRLEY. Aged 49 years
Mr Henry SHIRLEY whom died at Willow Bank, Waipawa on
Friday night last, had been a resident in this district for about 22 years.
He previously had been the proprietor of the Bird in Hand Hotel - Port
Ahuriri ( now Commercial) Waipawa Resident Court
Mr ADAIR - Porongahau Hotel
Birth CLARK : At the residence of her father, Kaikora, on 15 Jan, Mrs Charles CLARK from Poverty Bay, of a daughter
One of the most severe earthquakes that has been felt
in Napier for some years was experienced last night at about a quarter
to 11 o'clock
Death SHARPE : At the residence of Mr.W.DENHOLM, Port Ahuriri, Lucy, second dughter of the late Thomas SHARPE, Auckland. Aged 17 years. The funeral will leave Mr DENHOLM's residence at 10.30 this day.
Hawkes Bay Hospital
Death WATT : At Longlands, on 18 Jan, James WATT, Esq. Aged 45 years. The funeral will leave his late residence on the hill at 3pm today
Tuesday 21 Jan 1879
H. B. Education Board
Energetic efforts are being made to get the new District School building in Clive Square completed. We need scarce say that though a thoroughly qualified staff of teachers have been engaged for the school, no fees whatever will be charged.
Following is the list of immigrants for Hawkes Bay by
the ship "Hudson", which sailed from Plymouth on the 20 Nov.last.
Thursday 23 Jan 1879
In the list of immigrants for Hawkes BAy expected to arrive by the ship "Hudson" which appeared in yesterday's Herald, we omitted to mention the following expected by the "Warwick". Thomas REIDY & Anne POWELL.
The Penny Savings Bank system will be introduced into
state schools on their resumption
Death O'BRIEN : At the Konini Hotel, Konini. on Jan 23, John Thomas O'BRIEN, eldest & only son of John William O'BRIEN. Aged 6 years & 4 months. The funeral will leave Mr M'CARTNEY's, Taradale at 2,30pm this day for the Napier Cemetery.
James GILBERD - Cordial Manufacturer - Napier
Birth GILBERD : At her residence, Taradale, on Jan 22, wife of H.J.GILBERD, of a daughter
W.MILLER - Fire Inspector to the Borough of Napier
Last Saturday morning between 9 & 10 o'clock, the Konini Hotel was destroyed by fire. The landlord J.W. O'BRIEN & Mrs O'BRIEN were in Napier when the fire occurred. Their son had been interred in the cemetery on Friday.
Rev. Mr WILKINSON - Newly appointed United Free Methodist
Birth NEAL : On Jan 26, at Hastings, wife of H. NEAL, of a daughter
Marriage BOYLE - ANNABELL : By the Rev.A. SHEPHERD, on Jan 25, James BOYLE of Catlands, Havelock to Lizzie, second daughter of Mr ANNABELL, Hastings
Napier School Committee Messrs LAWES, SHANLY, John M'VAY, R.G. GRAHAM, J.W. CRAIG, F. TUXFORD, M'DOUGALL & Rev D'Arcy IRVINE
Port Ahuriri School Committee Messrs WILKIE, DENHOLM,
MABBETT, RIDDELL, REDWARD, M'CONNOCHIE & Capt. WATSON
School Committee's Porangahau Messrs - STEWART, POOLE,
HERTZEL, CITTADIIN, Graham SPENCER & Jesse HERBERT
Inquest Held at the Royal Hotel, yesterday afternoon before
Dr. HITCHINGS, coroner & a jury on the body of Walter KELSALL, who
had met his death through being accidentally shot at the butts on Saturday
Death M'DONALD : At her late residence, Pukahu, on Jan 28, Mary, beloved wife of Donald M'DONALD. Aged 28 years. Deeply regretted. The funeral will leave her late residence this day at 1pm.
STUBBS : At the residence of Mr SKIPWORTH, Makaraka, Miss Mary.J. STUBBS. Aged 29 years. Deeply regretted
KELSALL : At Napier, on 27 Jan, Walter KELSALL, late master gunner, Coast Brigade Artillery. Aged 46 years
Gisborne Jan 29 - Colonial Fever of a severe type is very prevalent. Mr A.C. HARRISON, squatter, died today. W. MATTHEWSON is very low
School Committee's Hampden Messrs - BUCHANAN, CRAVEN,
RUDD, MATTHEWS, AUSTIN, FRITCHLEY & MATHESON
RM Court Larceny - Thomas FLOYD - Charles GOLDSMITH, two
boys, the former 10 years old, were brought up charged with having stolen
peaches and pears from the garden of Mr James BURNESS, of Tennyson St,
on Saturday last, valued at 1 pound. GOLDSMITH had been arrested the previous
night and a key was found on him which fitted the lock of Dr, DE LISLE's
safe, which had been stolen that day. Both GOLDSMITH & FLOYD had previously
had similar charges against them, for which they had been imprisoned.
Court The two boys FLOYD & GOLDSMITH were again brought
up . They were both sentenced to six months imprisonment and to be whipped
Birth WHITE : At Exemere, Te Aute, on Feb 01, wife of J. Franklin WHITE, of a son
Hallensteins has opened a branch in Napier. Mr T. BRIDGER - Manager
Birth PRICE : At Napier, on 31 Jan, Mrs.E. PRICE of a daughter
BYRNE : At Napier, on 04 Feb, wife of Peter BYRNE of a son
Deaths LAGOR : At Hastings, on Feb 02, William Henry LAGOR ( late of Cornwall). Aged 44 years
HARE : At the Napier Hospital, on 04 Feb, John HARE. Aged 47 years.
DUNN : At Napier Hospital, on 04 Feb, Eward DUNN, formerly
of the 65th regiment. Aged 52 years
Death HARSANT : At Waipawa, Feb 4, Walter HARSANT, son
of Dr. HARSANT, late Magistrate at Raglan, Auckland. Aged 27 years.
An inquest was held yesterday afternoon at Napier hospital before S. BEGG, coroner, respecting the death of John Hare. The evidence of Dr. De LISLE was to the effect that death had resulted from apoplexy, and a verdict to that effect was returned by the jury.
Gisborne - Feb 05.
GRAHAM : At Gisborne, Poverty Bay, on Feb 01, Mrs Andrew GRAHAM, of a son.
Denis O'BRIEN has been arrested in connection with the
Konini Hotel fire.
Mr WAITE - Schoolmaster - Waipawa
Inquest On the late fire at the Konini hotel was held
at the Court house yesterday, before J.E. MACDONALD Esq, coroner and the
following jury: F. TUXFORD ( Foreman)
Capt. SMITH, of the ss "Mohaka" was drowned yesterday morning while coming up to the bar at Porangahau. He went up the mast to look out and in doing so, fell overboard. There being a heavy sea no attempt was made to save him. We have since heard the body has been washed up on the beach at Porangahau.
Birth MACLEAN : At the residence of Arcdeacon WILLIAMS, Gisborne, on Jan 29, wife of C.H. MACLEAN, of a son.
Bleeding at the nose can be stopped by telling a man that
his parents were born in a poorhouse. His nose will stop bleeding and
yours will begin.
Public spirit is very strong as regards enquiring what was done on board the ss " Mohaka" to save the late Capt.
Birth MOORE : At Napier, on Feb 02, wife of Thomas MOORE, of a son.
Inquest Continuing - Re: Konini Hotel
Marriage ABBOTT - DANIELL : On the 5th at Mt. DESERT, Wanganui, by Rev. T. L. TREADWELL, Joseph ABBOTT of Raumai, Rangitikei, to Mary, widow of the late R.A. DANIELL of Wanganui.
Rev.J. PARKIN of Waipawa formerly of Napier, is to be appointed to a circuit on the West Coast.
Denis O'BRIEN - charged with setting the fire at the Konini Hotel was discharged as Inspector SCULLY had no evidence to offer.
Search party that spent 12 hours looking for Capt. SMITH. Messrs WAUD, C. HALES, J. CHOOT, J. HUMBLEBEE, W. O'NEIL, C. MOORE, H. M'MULLIN, DORIN, T. LAMBERT, FERRINGER, DEMPSEY & BOYLE
The stockade at Mt. Vernon has burnt down. It is thought to have been an act of incendiary.
Authority has been received for the immediate erection of the necessary offices and police buildings, at Napier, Danevirk, Clive, Taradale, Hastings, Woodville & Tologa Bay.
Fire at Gisborne - Feb 11 A terrible fire is raging. The places burnt are : BEST's draper & grocer, MASMYTHS - jeweller, Albion Hotel, ADAIR's Store, BRADLEY's Stables, GOODS jeweller, Dr. CURRIES, COOPER & GFIFFITHS shoe shops, ADAM's stationer, FINNERAM's cottage. The brick walls of the new BNZ building, stopped the progress up the street.
Thursday 13 Feb 1879
The partnership of Joseph BELL, George BUTLER & John W. PORTER, contractors, Kopua has been dissolved
James S. MASTER - Licensed Native Interpreter
Friday 14 Feb 1879
Mr A. DOWELL - appointed to command ss "Mohaka"
Birth WIGAN : At West Clive, on 28 Jan, wife of O.S. WIGAN, of a son ( stillborn)
MOTLEY : At Shakespeare Terrace, Napier, on 9 Feb, wife of W. MOTLEY, of a daughter
Death COUPER : At Havelock House, on Feb 13, William COUPER Esq. Aged 78 years. The funeral will leave for Havelock cemetery tomorrow at 2pm.
Bay of Plenty Times A boy of about 10 years of age, William FLOYD has been living in Opotiki for the past 3 years with the maoris. According to the natives he was sold to them at Napier by his mother for 2/6d and a kit of kumara. He states his mother and father are still living in Napier and his father is employed as a carter.
Sale of Mr Massey HUTCHISON"s Wharerangi & Warepanga estate, containing 416 acres freehold & 512 acres leasehold to G. PEACOCK Esq for 5,000 pounds.
George Edward Robert M'ALPINE - Bootmaker - Napier
Tuesday 18 Feb 1879
Birth MILLER : On 17 Feb at her residence, wife of M.R. MILLER, of a son
Wairoa - 17 Feb A fire occurred destroying four buildings
on the Marine Parade. R. DAVIS - Ironmongery & Timber - totally destroyed
as were JOHNSON's - tailors, & PARKER's old shop.
Councillors Napier Council: Messrs LEE, SWAN, TUXFORD, ASHTON, JACOBS, CORNFORD, LARGE, LEVI & WILLIAMS
Mrs HARDY - Assistant mistress - East Clive School in addition to the post of sewing mistress Mrs GUSH - West Clive School Mrs TENNANT - Sewing mistress - Danevirk
Wednesday 19 Feb 1879
Marriage MEINERTZHAGEN - CARLYON : On Dec 28 1878 at St
Margaret's Westminster, by Rev. Fredk CARLYON, assisted by Rev. J.S. NORTHCOTE,
Ernest L. MEINERTZHAGEN, of Wimbledon Common to Alice Gwavas, daughter
of the late Capt. G.C. CARLYON, of Gwavas, Hawkes Bay, N.Z.
Death COWAN : On 10 Feb, at Ormond, Anne, beloved wife of Michael COWAN. Aged 28 years
A.B. THOMSON - Headmaster - Napier District Public School
From Napier District School - That up to yesterday, 270 scholars had been classified. This is a PUBLIC FREE SCHOOL.
Gisborne Feb 19.
Page 2 - Write up - Kaitangata Mine Explosion. Full list
of the 32 killed ( Will , if anyone interested send them the list).
Marriage NEWMAN - FEATHERSTON : On Thursday Feb 20, at St. Paul's Cathedral, Wellington, by the Ven. Archdeacon THORPE, Alfred Kingcome NEWMAN, eldest son of Capt. NEWMAN, of Arlington, Hawkes Bay to Octavia ( Ava), youngest daughter of the late Issac Earl FEATHERSTON.M.D
The well known chief Karaitiana TAKAMOANA M.H.R, for the East Coast, breathed his last an early hour yesterday morning at the Maori Club. he had been ailing for some months. The body of the deceased chief was conveyed to Pakowhai yesterday.
Napier District Shool, opens for the first time this morning.
Harry KENRICK Esq, R.M. of Gisborne - appointed R.M. for the district of Wairoa, with jurisdication to 50 pounds.
Resignation of the commission held in the Napier Artillery by the Honorary Assistant Surgeon, F. DE LISLE, is also gazetted
Gisborne - Feb 24 A young man named BAKER, cut his throat at Ormond. He was low spirited from fever. The verdict returned was one of "unsound mind".
Mr Noble came through from Wairoa to Gisborne in a one
horse break in 60 hours. He only had to take the horse out of harness
once. It is a fair road, and a splendid grazing country. Fruit is abundant
along the road.
Birth BAXTER : On Feb 26, at Whately Rd, Christchurch, wife of John BAXTER, of a son.
Archibald BRYSON resided in Hastings St. Napier
A man named NORTHOVEN, a carpenter at the ferry, Tologa Bay, committed suicide yesterday, by hanging himself.
Saturday 01 Mar 1879
Deaths LYON : On Saturday 22 Feb, at his late residence, Boulcott St, Wellington, William LYON. Aged 73 years
LESLIE : On 23 Feb, at Gisborne, Poverty Bay, Alexander
Knight LESLIE, after a long and painful illness. Aged 24 years
Births WELSMAN : On Mar 01, the wife of J.S. WELSMAN, of a son
APLIN : At the Willows, France Rd, wife of Hugh APLIN, of a son
Deaths MANN : On Mar 01, at Symonds St, Auckland, Caroline, widow of thelate T. MANN. Aged 70 years.
LE OUESNE : On Mar 01, at Napier, Joseph LE QUESNE. Aged 45 years. Jersey papers please copy. The funeral will leave his late residence this afternoon at 3 o'clock.
R. M. Court
Births EVANS : On 19 Feb, at Taradale , wife of J.R. EVANS, of a daughter
DANVERS : On Mar 03, at Farndon, wife of A. DANVERS, of a son ( prematurely)
TAYLOR : On Mar 04, at Havelock, Mrs J.C. TAYLOR, of a son
Tuesday 04 Mar 1879
Births WINTER : On Mar 02, at the Bungalow, Napier, wife of C.B. WINTER, of a son
FOREMAN : On Mar 03, at Dickens St, Napier, wife of Thomas FOREMAN, of a daughter
Napier District School now has over 400 scholars
Birth HUGGINS : Om Mar 03, at Waipukurau, wife of T. HUGGINS, of a daughter
ROBB : On Mar 04, at Waipawa, wife of Alex ROBB, of a son
Deaths WILSON : On 02 Mar, at Waipawa, John Henry Wilson. Aged 54 years.
GANT : On 05 Mar, at Napier Hospital, John William GRANT, of Ormondville. Aged 24 years. ( That is how the names appear). The funeral will leave the hospital this day at half past 3.
R.M. Court Margaret DONOHUE, was brought up before the court, charged by her father, Hugh DONOHUE, with not being of sound mind. Remand for medical examination.
William HAWKER -resides at Taradale
Birth SWEETAPPLE : On Mar 06, at Napier, wife of R.D. SWEETAPPLE, of a son
James ROULSTON - new landlord of Terminus Hotel
Court Margaret DONOHUE - Found to be sane
Monday 10 mar 1879
Birth BEAR : At Nelson on & Mar, wife of T.W. BEAR, of a son
Deaths HILL: At Taradale, on Mar 8, William HILL. Aged 57 years. The funeral will the residence of his son, R. HILL, on Monday at half past 4.
DOBSON : On Mar 9, at Milton Rd, Bridget DOBSON. Aged
17 years. The funeral will leave the Milton Rd, tomorrow at 3 o'clock
Birth MARTIN : On Mar 09, at West Clive, wife of John R. MARTIN, of a son
Wednesday 12 Mar 1879
Births BIRTH : On 7 Mar, at Fitzherbert Terrace, Wellington, wife of Azim.S. BIRCH, of a daughter
Newman : At Sandford, Onga Onga, on 7 Mar, wife of James . M. NEWMAN, of a son
Thursday 13 Mar 1879
Deaths FOREMAN : On Mar 12 at Napier, Anna Jane, infant daughter, of Thomas FOREMAN.
KELLY : On Mar 12, at Napier Hospital, William KELLY, late of 65th Regiment. Aged 51 years
Waipawa Licensing Court
Saturday 15 Mar 1879
Death MASTER : On 31 Dec 1878,at the Rectory, Chorley, Lancashire, the Rev. James Streynsham MASTER M.A, Rector at Chorley & Hon. Cannon of Manchester. Aged 80 years
A criminal information has been laid against George Prior DONNELLY & Joseph PRICE for combining and conspiring to defraud Renata KAWEPO of the well known racehorses Otupai & Tawera.
Robert Edgar STEVENS - Sheepfarmer - Potaka
Monday 17 Mar 1879
Birth BOYD : At Wairoaite, on Mar 12, wife of T. BOYD,
of a daughter
Wed 19 Mar 1879
Marriage FAUVEL - TONKS : At the residence of the brides
father, Webb Street, Wellington, Francis, youngest son of Ph. FAUVEL Esq,
Jersey, Channel Islands to Alice, eldest daughter of W. TONKS Esq, merchant,
A young man named Michael O'NEILL, who was in the employment of Michael HAYDEN, contractor, was drowned yesterday. he had been bathing in the sea.
The deceased was an arrival by the " City of Auckland"
and it is a curious circumstance that this is the third of those immigrants
who have perished by accident.
Mr THOMPSON - Book Keeper - Criteron Hotel
Death BEGG : At Prospect, Napier, on Mar 20, Samuel BEGG. Aged 66 years The funeral will leave his late residence on Sat 22 at 3pm
Sat 22 Mar 1879
Birth FOX : At Napier, on Mar 20, wife of T. FOX, of a
Birth CHEGWIDDEN : At Napier, on 24 Mar, wife of E. CHEGWIDDEN, of a son
John HARDING of Mt. Vernon, Waipukurau, addressed a temperance meeting at Caversham, Dunedin
Thursday 27 Mar 1879
R.M. Court Bolet CHRISTIANSEN & her daughter Annie,
aged 13 years, were charged with shoplifting from the bootshops of Mr
TUCKWELL & Mr REARDON & stealing boots from each place.
Death M'LENNAN : At Napier, on Mar 27, beloved wife of R.H. M'LENNAN, Esq. Aged 22 years. The funeral will leave the Masonic Hotel at 1pm today
Saturday 29 Mar 1879
Birth KING : On Mar 28, at Sea Point, Napier, wife of Alfred KING, Esq, of a son.
Marriage LEYLAND - SUBRITZKY : On Mar 28, at St. John's, Napier, by Rev. De Berdt HOVELL, John Edward, eldest son of Edward LEYLAND Esq, East Clive, to Louisa Bertha, third daughter of J.L. SUBRITZKY, Esq. J.P., Ohora, Mongonui
Death TYLEE: At Napier, on Mar 28, Mary Rickett, beloved
wife of J.T. TYLEE. Aged 55 years. The funeral will leave her late residence,
on Sunday at 10 am. Mrs J.T. TYLEE - the deceased was the wife of the
Commissioner of Crown Lands of this district.
Birth EDWARDS : On 28 Mar, at Napier, wife of W. EDWARDS, of a daughter
Tues 01 Apr 1879
Death CAULTON : On 29 Mar, Beach Rd, Napier, John CAULTON. Aged 73 years
George JACKSON - Boarding House - Spit
Thurs 03 Apr 1879
We regret to state that two children of very tender age
, named MANSFIELD & HAWKINS, were drowned at the Spit, yesterday about
noon. The children were amusing themselves in the water at the back of
the N.Z.Shipping Co. when the accident happened. They were discovered
by the father
R.M. Court Edward GOLDSMITH., Augustus DURNEY & Albert
WILLIAMS,all boys under 14 years, were charged with larceny of posts and
rails,the property of Dr. HITCHINGS. They were sentenced to one months
imprisonment with hard labour and to be once privately whipped.
Friday 04 Apr 1879
R. M. Court
Sat 05 Apr 1879
No less than 2451 telegraphs passed through the Napier Telegraph Office in one day this week.
Mrs SCRIVENER, wife of a hotel keeper at Matawhera, was found dead in her bed this morning. Death due to heart disease.
Monday 07 Apr 1879
Members of Waipawa County Council:
Tuesday 08 Apr 1879
Wednesday 09 Apr 1879
Birth REDWARD : At Port Ahuriri, on 6 April, wife of Leicester REDWARD, of a daughter
Thursday 10 Apr 1879
Birth ANDERSON : On 9 Apr, at Taradale, wife of S.F. ANDERSON, of a son
Friday 11 apr 1879
Birth KROGH : At Port Ahuriri, on Apr 10, wife of O. KROGH, of a son.
Hannah FALLON - Dressmaker - White Rd
Sat 12 Apr 1879
Mon 14 Apr 1879
Tues 15 Apr 1879
" Employment of Females Act" - Unlawful to employ
females after two o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday and after six O'clock
in the evenings
Thursday 17 Apr 1879
Deaths M'INTYRE : At West Clive, on Apr 15, Henry, youngest son of David & Agnes M'INTYRE. Aged 6 months
SOWRY : On 10 Apr, at Rose Farm, Woodville, Hannah, beloved wife of Joseph SOWRY. Aged 42 years.
Sat 19 Apr 1879
R.H. HUNTLEY, late Catholic Schoolmaster at Meanee, was found dead in a water closet at Greytown. The inquest was held at the Bush Inn, near Greytown. Verdict: Death was caused by apoplexy
Tuesday 22 Apr 1879
Wed 23 Apr 1879
His Honor Judge KENNY, arrived in Napier yesterday and will take his seat on the bench for the first time today.
James Luke SEBLEY - committed suicide yesterday at Waipawa.
Birth ST. CLAIR : At her residence in Coote Rd, Napier, on Apr 23, wife of J.M. ST.CLAIR, of a daughter
Deaths DUNCAN : At Wellington, on 19 Apr, Herbert Rhodes ( Bertie), eldest son of R.J. DUNCAN. Aged 14 years
TYNE : At Waipukurau on Apr 22, Kate TYNE. Aged 25 years. The funeral will leave the Napier Railway Station for the cemetery at 1.15 pm this day.
Gisborne - Apr 23 Mr REES, has satisfactorily settled
the question about Mr Woodbine JOHNSTON's run. Mr JOHNSTON retains 11,000
acres, The natives get 3, 000 & 500 acres will be vested in trustees
Friday 25 Apr 1879
The first natural death has taken place in Woodville, since the settlement of the township. Mrs Joseph SOWRY died of consumption. She leaves a husband and a family of 12 children.
A fire occured in the Ohira Bush, Patangata, completely destroying the home of Mr & Mrs FLOYD.
George HOARE - Labourer - Maraekakaho
Sat 26 Apr 1879
Death FINCHAM : At Napier Hospital, on 7 Apr, Annie Kathleen
FINCHAM. Aged 22 years.
Births DAVIDSON : At Taradale, on 23 Apr, wife of R. DAVIDSON,
of a daughter
Death O'CONNOR At the Napier Hospital, on Apr 27, John Thomas O'CONNOR. Aged 21 years. The funeral will leave the hospital at 3 o'clock this afternoon.
Inquest Was held at Richmond Park, Waipawa, on Wed last,
before Dr. TODD, coroner & a jury, touching the death of James Luke
SIBLEY, which occured on Tuesday afternoon. Jury:
Tues 29 Apr 1879
Birth GALLAGHER : At Napier, on Sunday 27 Apr, wife of R. GALLAGHER, of a son
Marriage O'CONNOR - SINDELL : At Waipukurau, on 21 Apr, by Rev. Father REIGNIER, William O'CONNOR of County Barrey, Ireland to Mary Ann SINDELL, of Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.
Death SIBLEY : At Willow Farm, Waipawa, on Tues 22 Apr, J.L. SIBLEY. Aged 40 years
It has been decided , we learn to hold an inquest on the
body of the wife of Roderick Hugh M'LENNAN. Mrs M'LENNAN died some few
weeks ago at the Masonic Hotel, and it being thought by the police authorities
that the circumstances in connection with her death call for an inquiry,
an order for the exhumation of the body has been issued by
Wed 30 Apr 1879
Roderick HughM'LENNAN is charged with having obtained money and goods on false pretencesand will be brought up on remand at court this morning.M'LENNAN is animmigrant per the ship "Wellington", which arrived at Port Chalmers on20 Mar 1878. He then proceeded to Canterbury as chief shepherd for Sir Thomas TANCRED. Six months ago he went to Melbourne for the purpose of getting married. He did so and on his return to Dunedin he lived in hotels and borrowed and spent money very freely
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