Otago Witness Saturday January 14 1854 pg 12
Mr John McKinlay, late of Rothesay call at Messrs John Reid and Co., Stafford street, and you will hear from your brother Archibald.
H.W. Coverlid is requested to communicate with his brother Edward, office of the "Southland News, Invercargill.
Thomas Logan, Ballynure, Antrim, Ireland, write to your brother William, Gridiron hotel, Princes street, Dunedin.
If this should meet the eye of William Adams, bricklayer, native of Manchester, or his son, William John Adams, native of Port Fairy, Victoria, he is requested to write to his wife, Jane Adams, Stafford-street, Dunedin, care of Francis Weir. see Feb. 3 pg 13
Otago Daily Times 6 August 1863, Page 7 Missing friends
If this should meet the eye of David Kelly who left Bathgate in the year 1861, per ship Storm Cloud, for Otago, he will hear of his brother John Kelly by writing to the Quarantine Ground, Goat island, Port Chalmers, or Andrew Simpson, butcher, Beef Market, Great King street.
Otago Witness February 20 1864 pg12
George Wilson, late of Kiandra, will hear of his brother John, by writing to Fox's Express, Queenstown.
John George Pascoe - Wanted the person who received at Dunedin, three months ago, two letters for the above, to request the same. Hamilton's Diggings, Rowley's Express.
Otago Witness, 9 April 1864, Page 21
Missing Friends. James P. RANKIN, a letter waits for you at the Post Office, Dunedin.
Penzance, Cornwall. Robert HARRIS, of St. Paul, Penzance, your Brother John James, is to be found by addressing a letter to Macpherson's Station, Ida Burn.
Matthew POPE is requested to write his Brother John, Gabriel's Gully Post-office.
James M'QUED, your wife is anxious to hear from you. 113 Argyle-street, Fitzroy, Victoria.
Otago Witness Friday 3rd February 1865 pg13
If this should meet the eye of Christopher Tesemond, or any one acquainted with his whereabouts, and will communicate with Mrs Tessemond, 259, Clarence street, Sydney, will confer a great favor, as important news from England awaits him.
George Johnston, of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, miner, Blackstone Hills, write to your sister from London, who is anxious to hear from you at Mrs Blakeley's, Maitland street, Dunedin.
Otago Witness Saturday 18 Feb.1865 pg 12
Daniel Foley, send your address to your brother, Bartholomew, Hamilton Post Office, Otago, NZ. Victorian papers please copy.
Thomas Walsh, send your address to your Mate, Bartholomew, Hamilton Post Office, Otago, NZ. Victorian papers please copy.
Information requested concerning Robert Hardie, from Primrose Farm, Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland; last heard of three years ago, at Sydney, when he was about to leave for Queensland - advantageous news. Address J.A. Steadman and Co., Great King-street, Dunedin.
Otago Witness Saturday 25 February 1865
George Dunkley, last heard of on Mount Benger, is requested to communicate with his brother. Address Dennis Dunkley, at Messrs Purde and Dick's Station, Upper Taieri, by Hide.
Frederick Niemyer, from Bremen, Germany, please write to your old friend A.H. Hartmann, Post Office, Arrow River, Otago, NZ.
Henry Clifford (of Wiltshire, England), will hear important news by addressing to the Wakatip Hotel, Queenstown.
Otago Witness Friday 24 March 1865 pg12 Missing Friends
J. Brandram S.... Pray write Fred or Steve. Tub has come home.
Adolph Lehmann, from Kbwelke, write your address to Frs. Schorath, Melbourne.
If George Paul will write to his brother Walter, he would be glad to hear from him. Address Grey street, Auckland
If this should meet the eye of Robert Eunson late of the Taieri Diggings, his Brother James has gone to the Grey. Write care of Mr M'Carthy, Blacksmith, High-street, Dunedin.
John G. Anderson, who left Bendigo, Victoria, for home in June, 1863, is requested to communicate at once with his brother R. Anderson, White Hill, Bendigo.
Otago Witness 31st March 1865 pg 12 Missing Friends
George Dunkley, last heard of on Mount Benger, is requested to communicate with his Brother. Address Dennis Dunkley, at Messrs Purde and Dick's Station, Upper Taieri, by Hide.
Otago Witness 1 July 1865 Missing Friends
If this should meet the eye of John Campbell, who came out assistant storekeeper in the ship Mistress of the Seas, his brother William wishes to hear from him. Address Post Office, Blackstone Hill.
If this should meet the eye of Alexander McKenzie, New-Luce, Wigtonshire, write your Brother, John McKenzie, Messrs Wilkin and Thomason, Wanaka, Dunstan.
If this should meet the eye of James Pollard, formerly of Accrington, Lancashire, who arrived in Victoria in 1855m by the ship James Baines; would greatly oblige by communicating with William Mitchell, 81, Victoria street, Melbourne.
Otago Witness Saturday 12 August 1865
John Scott, native of Dundee, Scotland; formerly a seaman; last heard from in October, 1863, when he was digging on Moonlight creek, near Queenstown. Mate's name, William Henderson. Mrs R. Robertson, Preveney crescent, Corio-street East, Geelong, Victoria.
Otago Witness 25 August 1865
Hugh Nicol or David McDonald, from Methven, Perthshire, Scotland, send your address to P.O., Mount Ida, Otago.
Perrin, Thomas Francis - Write G.W.G. P.O. Mount Ida.
Otago Witness, 26 May 1866, Page 10
£25 REWARD. ARTHUR EDWARD WARD, Esq, Native of Berks, or Buckinghamshire, England. A large Estate being bequeathed to the above Arthur Edward Ward, a reward of Twenty- five Pounds will be paid to any party who furnishes the undersigned with such information that leads to the whereabouts and identity of the said Arthur E. Ward. He arrived in Melbourne from home by the "Swiftsure," in May, 1861 ; at one time subsequently was about the Commercial Hotel, Dunedin, Otago. He is about 25 years of age ; 6 feet in height, slender build, straight nose, high forehead, open countenance, stoops in the shoulders, of gentlemanly manners and address, has a slight hesitation in speech, of good education, and a Protestant. In the event of death, substantial information thereof will be similarly rewarded. DALRYMPLE, JUN., & CO. Agents, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Otago Witness, 13 October 1866, Page 11
CHARLES SPRUCE (from Gleaorchy, Victoria) is earnestly requested to write to his Parents. Address, Post Office, Switzersa Diggings, Otago
Otago Witness, 3 November 1866, Page 11
Mr Thomas POWELL, who arrived in Melbourne, per Tornado, in 1863, was at Invercargill same year, and in Marlborough in 1865, is requested to communicate with Dalgety, Rattray and Co Dunedin, 27th October 1866.
William SHAW, from St. Helens, write to your Brother Thomas. Letters from home. Direct Post Office, Wetherstones.
Otago Witness 25 May 1867 pg10
James Dods, from Strathfieldsage, Victoria, who arrived here in the Rangitoto about February 25, please write immediately to your Brother and Sister. Any information in regard to the above will be gratefully received by R.G. Fulton, Blue Spur, Tuapeka.
If this should meet the eye of Donald Robertson, Angus Ross, his Cousin is desirous to hear from him. Address, Hyde, Post-Office, Otago.
Otago Witness, 3 January 1868, Page 10
Missing Friends. ANDREWS. Wanted the address of Thomas Andrews, a Tailor, son of William Andrews, formerly of the White Horse, Esher, afterwards of Cheltenham, England. Mr Wheeler, of Cheltenham, Solicitor, can inform him of something to his advantage. Any person supplying information of his whereabouts, or death, will be remunerated.
DOUGLAS, MRS. BARBARA write to your Brother, James Brannicks, at Mr Binne's, 181, Swanston street, Melbourne.
Otago Witness, 11 January 1868, Page 10
DOUGLAS, Mrs Barbara write to your Brother, James Brannicks, at Mr Binne's, 181, Swanston street, Melbourne.
JOHN PATRICK KENNEDY, native of County Tipperary, Ireland, send address to Michael Dovan, Charleston, Upper Shotover.
IF James Dougall does not, within one month from this date, claim the Grey Horse, branded H near shoulder, left with me in January, 1864, he will be sold to pay expenses. William RICHARDSON, Sowburn, Hamilton's, 3rd January,' 1868.
Otago Witness, 9 May 1868, Page 10
Missing Friends. IF THOMAS NICOL FORRESTER, Carpenter, from Clackmannan, Scotland, would apply to John Aikman, Glasgow Arms Hotel, Dunedin, or to John Wylie, Port Molynenx, Otago, he will hear something to his advantage, DONALD MANSON, from Todholes, Caithnesshire, Scotland, you are earnestly requested to write to William Campbell, Mornington, Dunedin.
Otago Witness, 12 December 1868, Page 12
Ethilbert JACKSON, your brother Harry is anxious to see you, or hear from you. Address, Post Office, Waimea, Hokitika. I am about leaving for Africa.
Otago Witness, 30 July 1870, Page 22
John Towers, Carpenter; last heard of from Wellington, news from Home, please write at once to your sister, Skippers, Otago. Would be obliged if any one knows his whereabouts, to address to the same.
John BEALE, or anyone knowing him, will oblige by sending any information concerning him to his anxious daughter, Mrs Ellmore, 130, Drummond , street, Carl ton, Victoria. He was, last heard of seven years ago, whilst employed by Mr Holden.
Otago Witness Saturday 30 March 1872 pg12
Arthur Francis White, who arrived in Dunedin by the Peter Denny in October, 1870, is requested to communicate with his uncle, Charles White, Post Office Wellington.
John Adamson, of Runnymeade, wants to hear from his brother Robert in Otago, or anyone knowing him. Address: Post Office Runnymeade, Victoria.
Otago Witness Saturday July 27th 1872 pg20
If this should meet the eye of Robert Kilgour, if he would write to his brother-in-law, Alexander Todd, Aikendean, Lasswade, Edinburghshire, Scotland, he would hear of something greatly to his advantage.
Otago Witness December 21 1872 pg13
James Logan - Should this meet you eye, please communicate with your brother William, Thames Goldfield.
Frank Anderson of Dumbleton. Father is very ill, and the news of you would be a great comfort to Mother. - Dumbleton, Evesham, Worcestershire, England
William Thomas McDonald (late of Tasmanian), last heard of at Oamaru), is earnestly requested to write to his parents, William and Margaret M'Donald, Sidmouth, West Tamar, Tasmania.
Otago Witness, 19 July 1873, Page 12
IF this will meet the eye of WILLIAM CAMPBELL, who left Strathpeffer, Rossshire, in 1851, for Victoria, by the ship Sir George Seymour, and was last heard of in Otago in 1862, he will hear of some thing to his advantage by writing to MRS SUTHERLAND, Highland Home, Dunedin.
Otago Witness 2 May 1874 pg 16
If this should meet the eye of Ann Duberley, who came from Ludlow, Shropshire, England, she can hear of a Friend by applying to the York Hotel, George St.
William O'Sullivan, son of Dan O'Sullivan, Cahermore, Castletown, Berehaven Co. Cork, Ireland, will please communicate with P. Sullivan, Coolac Green, Gundagai, NSW; or any person knowing of the whereabouts of the said W. O'Sullivan, will oblige by communicating. He is good-looking, about 27 years, 5 ft 11 in in height, dark curly hair, broad-shouldered, and rather reserved in manner.
Otago Witness 22nd April 1876 pg13
If this should meet the eye of Thomas Tilly, arrived in Dunedin by the ship Rakaia, please send address to J.B. Fessey, care of L. Hotop, Esq., Queenstown, Otago. 15ap.
Should this meet the eye of Robert Gibson, painter by the ship Auckland, in August 1874, write to your father, Wm, Gibson, P.O., Dunedin.
Otago Witness Saturday 19 January 1878 pg13
George Hutcheon, a stone mason, who left Aberdeen in November, 1876, for New Zealand, is earnestly requested to communicate with the undersigned. His friends are most anxious to learn his whereabouts. William Stewart, Port Chalmers.
John C. McIntyre is very anxious to see his Brother, Donald C. Macintyre, who left Longand Station not long ago.
Otago Witness, 24 August 1878, Page 20
WILLIAM RYAN, of county Tipperary, Ireland, will much oblige by communicating with his brother Thomas Ryan, Mount Eccles, Macarthur. He left Ireland in 1857, by the Chance, and Codrington, near Yambuk, Victoria, 1863, for New Zealand diggings. Last Heard of in 1868.
McKAY, WILLIAM, from Dumferline, Scotland, write to your Brother Thomas, Darlington-road, Stawell, Victoria.
SAMPSON BEAMISH BENNETT, native of Clonakilty, County Cork, Ireland, who arrived in New Zealand about 14 years ago ; was afterwards employed near Broom- field, New South Wales. Letters were addressed to him, three years ago, to General Post Office, Sydney. By applying to James Willmett, Georgetown, Queensland, he will hear of something to his advantage.
Otago Witness, Issue 1399, 21 September 1878, Page 19
James M'WHIRTER Please write to your Brother Thomas, Post Office, Kyeburn Diggings.
Miss GRANT, from the Nairn Mills, Scotland, please Communicate with JOHN SKENE, Labour Agent. Dunedin.
Mr PAT. CUMMINS. Your brother JIM is very anxious to hear from you. Address Cosmopolitan Hotel, Sydney.
ANY person knowing anything of the whereabouts of William RYAN, of county Tipperary, Ireland, will much oblige by, communicating with his brother Thomas Ryan, Mount Eccles, Macarthur. He left Ireland in 1857, by the Chance, and Codrington, near Yambuk, Victoria, 1863, for New Zealand diggings. Last heard of in 1868.
M'KAY, William, from Dumferline, Scotland, write to your Brother Thomas, Dariington-road, Stawell, Victoria.
Otago Witness, 11 January 1879, Page 24 Advertisements Column 1
MISSING FRIENDS- Should this meet the eye of Robert Roberts, of Falkirk, Scotland, who left Greenock with his Father for New Zealand, please communicate with Archibald M'Niven, Ngapara Post Office.
D. C. (late of Milton, Victoria), please write to W. S. H., the Levels Station, Timaru.
Otago Witness April 5th 1879 pg 24
Francis G. Thomson, from Knockando, Morayshire, Scotland, please write and send your address to J.M. Macpherson, post Office, Elbow, Southland.
J.H. Iredale please write to F. Iredale, c/o Robert Johnston, Georgetown, Awamoko.
If this should meet the eye of John Johnstone, native of Arton, Berwickshire, Scotland, who left home in 1874 (last time heard of was in Oamaru in 1876), please write to James Kelly, Post Office, Appleby, Invercargill. A letter from your brother Thomas awaits you.
Otago Witness June 7 1879 pg24
If Thomas A. Robinson, from Rokeel Co., Antrim, Ireland, would send his address to Samuel Robinson, care of Mr James Kirkland, Green island, and oblige his brother, Samuel Robinson.
If this should meet the eye of Alexander Bain, native of Aberdeen, Scotland, who arrived at Dunedin in the Frederick Bassil in 1874, we would be happy to hear from him if he would write to David Stewart, care Alex. Storrie, Don street, Invercargill.
Otago Witness, 6 September 1879, Page 28
If this should meet the eye of Allan McCallum, who left the Alhambra in April last year, please write to Mrs McCallum, care of Gordon and Gotch, Melbourne, Victoria.
If James Crombie, a native of Aberdeen, will kindly communicate with the Subscriber, who is his brother-in-law, he will oblige. James Mann, 21, Union Glen Aberdeen, Scotland.
Otago Witness, 22 May 1880, Page 17
Charles ROBINSON (sometimes known as Charles Garsed Robinson), last heard of in 1865, when he wrote from Sydney stating he was about sailing for Hokitika. Present address required if alive ; if dead, proof of such death. Fund in Chancery awaiting distribution. His share will be forfeited if reliable intelligence concerning him be not received within a reason able period. Trustworthy information will not go unrewarded. Apply to Arthur Cubitt, Missing Friends and Private Inquiry Office, 157 Pitt street, Sydney.
WANTED KNOWN letters for W. R. ROBERTS, passenger per Pomona, from London, at Dalgety and Company's, Dunedin.
IF DENIS NOONEN, formerly of Honeywood, in Tasmania, son of the late Patrick Noonen, of the same place, will apply to the undersigned, he will hear of something to his advantage. SMITH, ANDERSON, & CO., Solicitors, Dunedin.
IF this should meet the eye of Sir WALTER L N G, M. H. will answer at once.
New Zealand Tablet, 12 August 1881, Page 15
Dan BLACK, late of Maledavin, County Antrim, Ireland, is requested to communicate with his brother, Denis Black. Harper street, Sydenham, Christchurch.
Otago Witness, 24 October 1885, Page 17
Missing Friends. Any information of William, McREADY from Stranraer, Wigtonshire Scotland, will be thankfully received by his brother, James Espie, G.P.0., Adelaide, South Australia.
Any information regarding the where abouts of Mrs Elizabeth BROWN, or TAIT, daughter of the late William BROWN, Truss and Bandage Maker, Robertson Place, Kilmarnock, will be gladly received by J. and J. Sturrock, Writers, Kilmarnock, Scotland, agents for Mr Brown's trustees.
If this should meet the eye of Mr BROWN brother of the late Mrs Nicol, Masonic Hotel, Princes street, Auckland, last heard of at Dunedin 1879, please communicate with your nephew, James M. Nicol, care of Mrs M'Math, City Market, Auckland.
Evening Post, 14 September 1886, Page 2
The following appear in Lloyd's Weekly, under the heading "Long Lost Relatives" :
Arthur John Usher, sailor, left the Albert Docks in the s.s. British Queen, and arrived in New Zealand September, 1883. Ho went up country shortly after, and then gave his address as Post Office, Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand. He has not written to his brother since 1884.
Richard Fellows, a native of Hastings, left London for New Zealand, on board the s.s. Welseby, about 28 years ago. When his widowed mother last heard from him in October, 1868, he was a shepherd working for McMastors, Manuatoto Plains, Otago, New Zealand.
George Thomas Harris left England in 1879, and is believed to have gone to New Zealand as a baker and confectioner. His aged widowed mother will be glad to hear from him.
Evening Post, 3 January 1887, Page 2
The following paragraphs are from the Long Lost Relatives' column of Lloyd's Weekly: The enquiry sent from Auckland, Now Zealand, by Mrs. Helena Gray, has brought us the addresses of both brother and sister. Francis Nicholls, engine-fitter, left Liverpool fourteen years ago for Australia, and was last heard of in Timaru, in 1881, at Wellington. His mother seeks tidings of him. George Taylor was last heard of at the Gasworks, Courtney-place, Wellington, New Zealand. His mother geeks news of him.
Timaru Herald Thursday February 17 1887 pg 3
Long Lost Relatives
We take the following from the latest Lloyd's Weekly;
John George Walker of High Wycombe, Bucks, left England as a steward on board the ship England, bound for Auckland, NZ, on 17th October, 1866, and arrived there in January 1867. Afterwards paid off and joined a passenger steamer for the southern ports of New Zealand. His daughter inquires.
James Adams, formerly of the 7th battalion Royal Artillery, left the army in 1859, and sailed in September for New Zealand, in the s.s. Nimrod; but has not written home since. He was seen in Sydney, however, in 1883.
James Archer has not been heard of since 1866, when he thought of settling down in Wellington, New Zealand. Letters to be addressed to the Post Office.
George Coker left England in 1872 for New Zealand, on board the ship Charlotte Gladstone.
John Dickens sailed in the Waimea from Gravesend, June 1876, for New Zealand, and was in Green Island, Otago, when he last wrote, in November, 1881.
Henry Edwards last wrote from Canterbury, New Zealand, about nine years since.
Henry Goodey sailed for Christchurch, New Zealand, in the ship, Ponjour, or Pomgor, in May, 1874, or '75, but nothing has since been heard of him.
Henry Hendrey was last heard of from Auckland, New Zealand, about 1860 or '61, and is supposed to have enlisted into the army. He could speak English, German, and Danish.
Thomas Reid, carpenter, of Broadway, Depford, left the West India docks for New Zealand about 12 years ago, on board the emigrant ship Edwin Fox, and when last heard of was at Wairarapa.
Thomas Scott Maney, sailed from Plymouth in 1877 on board the ship Hereford, bound for Canterbury but has not been heard of since.
James Hawthorn left Poplar for New Zealand, and was last heard of in 1870, at the General Post Office, Auckland, New Zealand.
James Pipe Pettitt, of Suffolk, left London in 1873 on board the Duke of Edinburgh for New Zealand, and was last heard of by his parents in 1875, from Christchurch, New Zealand
Mrs Murch, left England in 1856 for Auckland, New Zealand, and was last heard of on 9th August, 1871, and was married to a Mr Poulgrain, and gave her address as Upper Barrack-street, Auckland, New Zealand.
John Caldicut and his sister Martha were last heard of on the 14th February, 1874, when their address was Bailey-street, Shortland, Thames Goldfields, New Zealand.
John Marriott left the East India docks in the ship Margaret Galbraith, for New Zealand, in October, 1879; but when he last wrote to his father, on 10th September, 1882, was in Melbourne, Australia.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 9th February 1887
Lloyd's Weekly of December 12th - "Long Lost Relatives"
Mrs W.H. Cranfield, who left Greenrock, January, 1882, in the ship Wild Deer, which was wrecked, and afterwards sailed in the Caroline, was lat heard of by her mother from Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Robert Alfred Rising was last heard of by his mother in March 1880, when he was in Wellington, New Zealand. He is a carpenter and turner by trade, and in 1878 had eight pictures in the Working Men's Exhibition in Wellington.
Timaru Herald Friday 11 March 1887
Lloyd's Weekly "Long Lost" column
John Clayton left England with his wife and three daughters in the ship Bebington, July 1874, for New Zealand, where they arrived safely on 20th November. He last wrote to his mother August 1876, when he gave his address as Te Aute, Hawke's Bay, NZ, and wrote to say his wife was dead.
John Henry Ricketts alias Kemith, has not been heard of by his parents since he went to New Zealand three years ago.
Mrs Selina Lewis [maiden name HINE] left England March 1874 with her husband, a painter, for Dunedin, NZ. They arrived there in the following June, but her aged mother has not heard from her since 1879, when her husband was working for a Mr Johnstone.
[A good size
quiverful of little Lewises, 11d, 4s. Selina and William had 15 children between 1875
and 1899, only one of which died young.]
Andersons Bay Cemetery Block 30. Plot 70
William Thomas LEWIS - age 76
DOD 1 Aug 1927, buried 2nd.
Last Address Alexandria St. Dunedin
Native of:- England
Years in NZ:- 55
FH: Hugh Gourley Ltd, Grant Street, Dunedin
The following burials are also in this Plot LEWIS Selina Fanny 56 years, burial 14 Feb. 1916. Last address: 6 Aitken St., Mornington, Dunedin. FH: Hugh Gourley Ltd, Grant Street .
Selina's maiden name was Hine.] [and they married in London on 23 February 1874. ]
1875 Lewis William Ernest Selina William Thomas 1877 Lewis Louisa Jessie Selina William Thomas m. James McCree in 1901 1879 Lewis Victor William Selina William Thomas 1880 Lewis Helen Florence Selina William Thomas 1882 Lewis Ethel May Selina William Thomas 1885 Lewis Herbert George Selina William Thomas died in 1927 at age 45 1886 Lewis Percy Frederick Selina William Thomas d. 15 Jan. 1887 age 6mths bur. 18th N. Cemetery Block 98a plot 13 Grange St Dunedin 1888 Lewis Henry Selina William Thomas DOD 22 May 1888, buried 23rd, in the same plot as Percy. King St, Dunedin FH Gourley 1889 Lewis Selina Fanny Selina William Thomas 1891 Lewis Minnie Florence Selina William Thomas m. Charles Edward King in 1913 1892 Lewis Edith Marion Selina William Thomas 1893 Lewis Evelyn Rosella Selina William Thomas 1894 Lewis Alma Elsie Selina William Thomas m. George Brown in 1917 1896 Lewis Mabel Reyburn Selina William Thomas m. Christopher Francis Guinan in 1919 1897 Lewis Gladys Vera Selina William Thomas 1899 Lewis Eleanor Alice Rubina Selina William Thomas
17 May 1924, Page 1 Deaths -
KING On the 15th May, 1924, at Wellington, Charles Edward, dearly beloved husband of Minnie Florence King (late of Cuba street); aged 33 years!
Evening Post, 2 January 1929, Page 1
GUINAN. On the 1st-January, 1929, at his residence. No. 10, Barker street, Christopher Francis, beloved husband, of Mabel Guinan; aged 38 years.
Evening Post, 18 September 1939, Page 1
McCREE. On September 16, 1939, Louesa, dearly loved wife of James McCree, of 19 Regent Street, mother of Albert and Irene; age 62.
The Timaru Herald Thursday 31 March 1887
The following imitations appear in Lloyd's Weekly of January 23rd:
John Armstrong left London on the 12th June, 1878, in the ship Langstone, for Lyttelton, N.Z., and worked on the farm of Mr Rowe, Rangiora. His anxious parents last heard from him from Newcastle.
Thomas Hewitt, aged 40, born Ireland (son of Gunner Hewitt, Royal Artillery, who served through the Crimean War), left Malta in the Falcon and was last heard of in 1862, at New Zealand. His widowed mother longs for news of him.
William Thomas Lewis left England in 1874 for Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, on the Buckinghamshire, [sic] but his widowed mother has not heard from him for seven years. [The vessel sailed on 8 March and arrived in Port Chalmers on 29 May 1874.] Wm was a painter on George St. Dunedin until 1890 and by 1893 had moved to Howe St. A William Thomas Lewis died in 1927, aged 75.] [Selina Fanny Lewis died in 1916 age 56 means she was born in 1860]
[A family with similar names came out in the
Wennington. Left England 21 Jan. 1874
and arrived Wellington to 28 April 1874 but ages do not match.
(Is this another family?
William Lewis age 29 Oxon Shepherd
Selina Lewis age 28 years. Born 1846, Oxfordshire
William age 7
Fanny age 4
Beatrice age 2)
Robert Pettit left London in 1882 in the ship British Empire for Melbourne, Australia, and from there went to New Zealand. When his aged mother last heard from him he was cook in an hotel at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Walter Joseph Stent left New Cross in 1881. Has written occasionally, but not since 1885, when he was at Westport, New Zealand. His widowed mother longs for tidings of him.
Robert James, Edward John, and Joseph Winter Wiggs were last heard of three years ago near Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. Their anxious mother seeks news of them.
Missing Friends Timaru Herald April 7 1887
If Alfred H. Hammond, late of Park Corner, Knockholt, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, will apply to T.F. Farley, Bookseller, Timaru, he will hear of something to his advantage.
Evening Post, 11 October 1887, Page 2
We take the following from the Long Lost Relatives column in Lloyd's Weekly :
Henry Gills left Woolwich in November, 1869, for Wellington, New Zealand. His mother, aged 84, has not heard of him since, and would he glad of any tidings.
Robert Denis Balfour sailed from London for Port Chalmers, New Zealand, in 1873, and nothing has been heard of him since 1875. His father is dead, and his brothers and sisters have tried in vain to find him.
William Hopewell Perry has not been heard of since 1883, when he was in New Zealand. A parent writes.
George Ambler sailed from the East India docks, in the Sir William Wallace, for Auckland, New Zealand, in February, 1872. Supposed to have gone to Melbourne since that period. His aged mother prays for news.
Jane Jones left England 13 years ago for Auckland, New Zealand. For the first two years she wrote often, but since that time her sister Fanny has lost all trace of her.
Edward Chitler, of Uxbridge, was last heard of at Auckland, New Zealand, in December, 1884. He wrote that he intended to visit America, and then visit England, returning to settle at Auckland. His aged father and relatives are anxious for news.
Otago Witness, 21 October 1887, Page 20
Missing Friends. Mr Alexander MACKENZIE (late of Mongaste), who left Rosshire, Scotland, about 20 or 30 years ago, will oblige by sending his address to Donald MACKENZIE, Matuataraia Station, Waipukurau, Hawke's Bay.
Timaru Herald Thursday 8 December 1887
The following notices are from Lloyd's Weekly newspaper:-
Johannes Schmidt calling himself Harry Smith, is sought by his brother and mother. He is a German by birth, and now 3y years of age. He was a sailor on board the Ocean Mail, which left London in 1875 for New Zealand, and was last heard of by letter from Wellington, where he lodged with Mrs Flannagan, fruiterer.
James Fowls, otherwise Green, left Bermondsey in 1858 for New Zealand, was was last heard of as trading as a butcher at Melbourne Railway platform. The inquiry is made by his sister.
Mr G. Briant and Mrs Wilkins are enquired by their anxious mother. When last heard of in August 1878, Mr Bryant's address was Pain's Town, Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand; and the address of Mrs Nicholls, Pareora, near Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand
Joseph Green, left Rotherhithe for New Zealand in 1874, in the ship Dallam Tower, as ordinary seaman. He has not been heard of since. His widowed mother and sisters are anxious for news.
Chattie Lee sailed in the emigrant ship Rodney for New Zealand, about 1874 or 1875, and has not been heard of since. Her father who is getting on in years, is endeavouring to trace her.
Timaru Herald Tuesday 5 February 1889
The following are from Lloyd's Weekly of December 9th and 16th;
William Smith was last heard of in 1883 at Washington Valley Stores, Nelson, New Zealand. His brother and sisters ask.
Thomas Edward Brown is sought by his mother. When last heard of he was at a grocery store in Hastings street, Napier, New Zealand.
William Cunnon (Walter J. Gilbert) sailed for New Zealand in 1875. His father seeks him.
Matthew Fitzpatrick, who served in the 65th Regiment during the New Zealand war, left the army when in Auckland, and has not been heard of for seventeen years. His sister Mary Ann would be glad of any news.
Henry Holbrook was last heard of eight years ago in Molesworth street, Wellington. His sisters inquire.
Ellen O'Brien left London for New Zealand fourteen years ago. Her mother is anxious to hear.
Thomas Bobby went from East India Docks to Dunedin, N.Z., and last wrote from there in 1864. His brother David seeks him. John Delury went to N.Z. in March, 1874. His parents write for news.
Edward Acton Gibbin (veterinary surgeon) and his wife, Mary Ann, both of whom left Gravesend for N.Z. about nineteen years ago, are sought by their mother.
Thomas Manley was last heard of a t a gold-mine at Reefton, N.Z., six years ago, but is now believed to have gone to Kimberly. His parents desire news.
Harry Mills, native of Dover, is inquired for by his mother and brothers. When last heard of he was at Ophir, NZ, and thought of going to the Kimberley goldfields.
William Robert Robinson left the Royal Albert Dock for N.Z. in 1886. His family seeks him.
Evening Post, 12 February 1889, Page 2
In the "Long Lost Relatives" column of Lloyd's Weekly, 16th and 23rd December, appear the following :
William Cannon (Walter J. Gilbert) sailed for New Zealand in 1875. His father seeks him.
Robert Henry Cullen is supposed to have gone to Australia or New Zealand, at the end of 1881. His mother begs him to write ; his father being dangerously ill.
George Dolman, born at Totnes, was last heard of 20 years ago, at Canterbury, New Zealand. His brother seeks him.
Charles Staples, in January, 1881, was on board the Dido, at Port Underwood, New Zealand. His aunt inquires. William Smith was last heard of in 1883 at Washington Valley stores, Nelson, New Zealand. His brothers and sisters ask.
The Timaru Herald Saturday 2 March 1889
The following list of missing friends is taken from Lloyd's Weekly, of January 13th 1889
Walter Logan went to Wellington in the Ironsides, six years ago, and was lat heard of two years later. His mother seeks him.
John A. Hodgson went to New Zealand in 1881; since July, 1884, nothing has been heard of him, and all letters have been returned. His parents are anxious.
Walter Hodges is sought by his mother, who last heard of him at Clarence Bridge, Kaikoura, NZ, in 1886, at which time he thought of coming home.
George Bickerley Davis, last heard of him in 1885, as steward in Melbourne or New Zealand, is enquired for by his only sister.
John Deighton sailed for New Zealand in the Oxford in 1882, and last wrote from Tea Station, Wharernoye (sic), Wellington. His mother seeks tidings.
Timaru Herald Friday 8 March 1889
The following list of missing relatives is taken from Lloyd's Weekly of January 27th:
Henry Proulton Burgess, went to New Zealand in 1880. He was last heard of at Dunedin. His mother inquires.
Michael Lynch, aged 28, left, Woowich for New Zealand in 1880. His father is anxious to hear from him.
Charles Page is sought by his parents, who last heard from him in 1878 in New Plymouth.
William Rowsell left Somersetshire in 1857, and was last heard of at Ox Bay, New Zealand, in 1868. His aged father writes.
Joseph, William and Elizabeth Shellard, left England in August, 1879, and were last heard of in 1885, at Poverty Bay. Their sister fanny inquires.
Roland and Frank Whitehome are anxiously sought by their mother. Roland was last heard of at Maryborough, in 1885 and Frank at Wellington, NZ, the same year.
Timaru Herald Saturday 21 March 1889 pg2
From the Lloyd's Weekly of February 3rd
Mrs Yeck's (Walker), sailed in 1883. Last writing from New Zealand. Her brother and sister inquire.
John Younge and Harry Richardson went to New Zealand 12 years ago. Their aged mother asks.
Martin Power (who left the 14th regiment in India in 1876) was in 1877 at a sawmill in Auckland.
Thomas Goodman went to New Zealand in 1873. His sister Elizabeth writes.
Timaru Herald Friday 29 March 1889 pg2
From the Lloyd's Weekly of February 10th
John Gaskin, cabinet-maker, went to New Zealand in the Blue Jacket in November, 1859. His sister has not heard from him since 1868, when she left him in Auckland.
Mrs Gick (Walker) sailed in 1883, last writing from NZ. Her brother and sister enquire.
John Grant (Invernesshire) went to NZ 25 years ago. he was in Otago 12 years ago, when his mother last heard.
Ephraim (George) Lawson, of Whitestable, was at River Downs, NZ, in 1884, when last heard of by his parents.
Thomas Smith sailed in the Wairoa for Wellington in 1879, and last wrote from Palmerston North. His parents inquire.
Sarah Ann Stephens is supposed to have left Hoxton in 1864 for NZ. Her brother inquires.
Robert Wright, rope-maker, left Poplar 14 years ago for Auckland. His sister inquires.
Te Aroha News, 20 April 1889, Page 3 MISSING FRIENDS.
In Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper, the following "long lost relatives" are inquired for:
Sarah Jane Pratt, who went to New Zealand 10 years ago. Her mother longs to hear.
Martin James Sales went to New Zealand in December, 1882. His aged mother is very anxious for news.
James Anderson, woolstapler, is sought by his children. In 1875 he was at Wanganui.
James Bradford left England in 1887 for New Zealand. His mother inquires.
Ephraim (George) Lawson, last heard of in New Zealand in 1884. By his parents.
Thomas Smith sailed for New Zealand in the Waiora in 1879. His parents inquire.
Sarah Ann Stephens went to New Zealand in 1864. Her brother writes.
Thomas Goodman, went to New Zealand in 1873. His sister Elizabeth inquires.
Martin Power (formerly 14th Regiment) was in 1877 at a sawmill in Auckland. His brother Michael writes.
Mrs Yicks (Walker) sailed in 1883 for New Zealand. Her brother and sister inquire.
John Young and Harry Richardson, who went to New Zealand 12 years ago. Their aged mothers inquire.
Robert Lanksheer went to Wellington in the Woodlark in 1874-5. His sitter inquires.
Harry Reeve, butcher, went to New Zealand 7 years ago. His father begs him to write.
John Gaskin, cabinetmaker, went to New Zealand in the Blue Jacket in 1859. Last heard of in Auckland in 1869 His sister inquires.
Mrs Gick (Walker) sailed for New Zealand in 1883. Her brother and sister inquire.
John Grant (Inverness-shire), who went to New Zealand 25 years ago. His Aged mother last heard of him 12 years ago.
Timaru Herald Wednesday 8 May 1889
The following intimations are from Lloyd's Weekly of March 17th and 24th
Emily Victoria West went to New Zealand in 1874, and last wrote from Wellington in 1875. Her mother is anxious.
Alice King (nee Ryan) was at Temuka, NZ, in 1884, when her brother and sister last heard.
Edmund Perry, in June 1871 or 1872, went to Christchurch, NZ, where he took the bush Hotel. His brothers asks.
Oliver Robinson, of Barrow-in-Furness, went to NZ with his wife and children 20 years ago. His aged mother asks.
William Strother was last heard of at Sydney, supposed to have gone to NZ after. His mother begs of news.
Nicholas Treble (24 years old) last heard from at Reefton, NZ. His widowed mother supposes that he went thence to Melbourne in the beginning of last year.
Thomas Weeks last wrote from Christchurch, NZ, two years and a half ago, and is now believed to be in the North Island. His mother is anxious.
Charles Anderson and his wife Hannah went to NZ 14 years ago. When their mother last heard, seven years since, they lived at Musselburgh, Dunedin.
Timaru Herald Monday 1 July 1889
Lloyd's Weekly, London newspaper
Mary Ann Ponsonby, who went with her husband to Auckland about 46 years ago, her sister inquiries
George Spinks, who went to Canterbury in 1885 per s.s. Canterbury, his mother is anxious
William Ewington, who left England in 1883, and was last heard of in 1885 at the Sailors' Home, Lyttelton, his mother inquires
George Harris, who left Staffordshire for new Zealand in 1885, is sought by his brother Arthur
John Johnstone, who landed in New Zealand thirty years ago, are requested to write to Mrs Johnstone's brother, John Boeton
Denis David Nicholls, who went to New Zealand fifteen years ago, his sister has not heard of him for twelve years.
Hannah Underdown, who in 1869 or 1870 sailed for Canterbury, and was last heard of in 1873, her brother George is anxious
C. Adamson and his wife (nee Watts) left Yarmouth for New Zealand in May 1883, their mother is anxious.
Thomas James Elkerton, who left Headinglod Quarry in December, 1873, for New Zealand, is asked to write to his sister.
William Sands, who went to New Zealand in 1856, and last heard of at Wellington, his brother John would be glad to hear from him.
James Stuart, who left Oxford for New Zealand 18 years ago, his father and mother seek news.
Margaret Willis, who went to Dunedin in 1867 and married there, her brother Richard inquires.
William Dibselt who came to Auckland in 1864, and was employed in Hobson street, is sought by his sister.
Thomas Goodman, formerly of Sydneham, and who was at Wellington ten years ago, is south by his father and sisters.
Miss Deborah Hannoch, formerly of Plymouth, and who was at Phillipstown, Christchurch, seven years, is sought by her parents.
Albert Robert Pert, who sailed for New Zealand in 1887, is sought by his parents.
Wanganui Herald, 12 July 1889, Page 3
Thomas James Wilson left Invercargill December, 1887, please communicate your whereabouts to your sister, S.A. HATCH.
Timaru Herald Thursday 29 August 1889
The following intimations are from Lloyd's Weekly of July 14th;
George Beele, formerly of 3 Boston Terrace, Wordsworth street, Wellington, New Zealand is asked to write to his sister.
Thomas William Jones left England in the Undaunted, last heard of in 1867 at Hokianga, province of Auckland. His sister Susan asks.
Arthur Oliver is sought by George Knyvett, late of Nelson, New Zealand, now home from Baltimore, U.S.A.
Timaru Herald Thursday 17 October 1889 pg2
The following are from Lloyd's Weekly of September 18th and 25th:
M. Prior, who lived at Ellesmere Road, Sheffield, is inquired for by his sister, who thinks he may have gone to New Zealand.
George Scott and his wife, Rosaannah, went from Ireland to Melbourne, in 1853, and last wrote from Buninyong, in 1869, that they were going to New Zealand. Their brother and sister seek more news.
George Chaplain ("John Chapman") was a farmer at Auckland, New Zealand, 40 years ago. His niece would be glad of any news.
William Jeffreys left Brighton, Sussex, in 1872, for New Zealand, in the Charlotte Gladstone. His mother begs for news.
William John Tanner last wrote from Helensville, Kaipara, New Zealand, August 28th, 1887; he he thought of going to Melbourne.
Timaru Herald Friday 29 November 1889 pg2
The following missing friends are enquired for in Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper:-
Sarah Childe (Mrs B.W. Stow), eight years ago left London in the s.s. Coptic to join her husband in New Zealand. Her brother Richard last heard of her three years ago.
Thos. Henry Garrett went to New Zealand in September, 1886. In 1887 he was a waiter at a hotel in Wellington; his mother asks.
Maurice Hesley, baker, of Cork, went to New Zealand about 30 years ago; last heard of from Auckland. Son Maurice enquires.
A. J. Dempster, who was in Hokitika 20 years ago, is sought by his son, A.J. Dempster, now in Canada.
Henry Douglas Berger went to New Zealand in 1866. The last news was received from him was in December, 1877, when he was at Port Chalmers.
William Hill, butcher, formerly of Liskcard, Cornwall, supposed to be in New Zealand, was last heard of 16 years ago. His sister Elizabeth enquires.
Charles Webb left Romford, Essex, 16 years ago for New Zealand. Six years ago he was at Christchurch. His widowed mother seeks him.
John Welch, carrier, who went to New Zealand seven years ago and has not been heard of for two years, is inquired for by his widowed mother.
Timaru Herald, 4 February 1890, Page 2
The following list of persons inquired for is from Lloyd's Weekly of December 10th :
Frederick George Baker sailed in the Athena in October, 1871, and in 1874 was at Timaru. His sister Ellen seeks him.
Jessie Basler sailed in the Schialallian for Wellington in 1873, and in 1876 wrote from Picton. Brothers inquire Alfred Bennett went to New Zealand (with Mr and Mrs Phillip Bailey and others) 15 years ago. Three years since he was in Canterbury. His mother is anxious.
William Page left London for New Zealand in 1883. His brother James inquires.
Sarah Pheebe Tibbett (nee Tootill) went to Nelson in the ship Cissy, May 30th 1867. Last heard of keeping Globe Hotel, Saltwater Bridge, March, 1879. Her sister Carry would be glad to hear from her.
Timaru Herald, 18 February 1890, Page 2
The following are inquired for in Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper
Alexander Findlater, formerly of Kentish Town, was last heard of at Dunedin, 1881 his brother asks.
Christopher Dearing, who 20 years ago wrote from Canterbury his brother George inquires.
Mrs Cuthbert left England in the Ionic in December, 1887, and last wrote from 2, Frankville Terrace, Tory-street, Wellington her son William writes.
Albert Davis and wife, who came to New Zealand 20 years ago sister Rhoda inquires.
Jessie Bastor, who came in the Schihallian to Wellington, 1873, and last heard of at Picton; brothers inquire.
Alfred Bennett, who came to New Zealand 10 years ago in the company of Mr and Mrs Philip Bailey and others. last heard of at Canterbury three years ago; mother is anxious.
James Ham wishes to hear of his sister, who came to New Zealand some 15 years ago.
William Page left London for New Zealand in 1833 his brother James inquiries.
Sarah Pheobe Tibbitt (nee Tootill), who in March, 1879, kept the Globe Hotel, Saltwater Bridge, Nelson her sister Carrie asks.
Kate Kalaghan (Cogan), who 30 years ago left Ireland for New Zealand her brother Thomas inquires.
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Evening Post 22 April 1890 pg 2
Enquires are made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following:-
Joseph Walter Williams went from the West India Dock to Wellington, New Zealand, in 1877. In 1884-86 it has been ascertained that he had been to Canterbury and Christchurch, and had left to go to the West Coast of the South Island. His father and mother are very anxious.
Francis Frederick and George Henry Brooks left Picton in January 1878, and are believed to be in New Zealand. They are anxiously sought by their poor mother.
Samuel Henry Chapman sailed as baker in the Egmont, for New Zealand about 20 years ago. Sister Annie.
Isabella and William Reay went to New Zealand about 20 years ago. Sister Jane.
Cecilia Rush in 1855 was at Palmerston North, Manawatu, N.Z. Sister Sarah.
James and Carrie Light (Compton) went to New Zealand about 16 years ago. Brothers and sisters enquire.
Otago Witness 29 May 1890 pg 22
Robert August Heise, please communicate with your sister; she is going Home. I. Heise, Auckland.
James Stirling, formerly Joiner in Edinburgh, son of the late John Stirling, Grocer, Edinburgh, is requested to communicate with his Uncle Irvine R. Stirling, S.S.C., 21 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Supposed to be Lost in a snowstorm, with a party of surveyors, about seven years ago, in New Zealand, Hugh Beaton THOMPSON, Miner; aged 25 years, height 5ft 7in; black hair and moustache. Father formerly of Elder's Estate, Break O'Day, Victoria. James Thompson, Upper Hope Street, Geelong West, Victoria, AUST.
James Craik, please communicate with your brothers. - William Craik, Lawrence.
Auckland Star, 12 August 1890, Page 8 Missing Friends
The following are inquired for in Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper George Belcher left Berks in 1874 and last wrote from Chilton Farm Hotel, North Auckland; sister Mary.
Joel Burbage went to Wellington in 1875 and was there in December, 1888; his parents ask news.
Jane Crocher (nee Churchill) left Dorsertshire with her husband, a bootmaker, for Auckland thirty, to forty years ago; brother James.
Thomas Goodman, who emigrated to New Zealand 17 years ago, is sought for by his younger sister Betsy.
Francis Henry Laughton was last heard of at Rokomonoa, Hawke's Bay, in May, 1888. His mother and sister Harriet would be glad of news.
Edward Arthur May sailed in the Belgenland for "America in September, 1880, and 12 months since be left Parksville, Connecticut, for New Zealand sister Alice asks.
James and William Palmer, formerly of Sellindge, near Hythe, Kent, were last heard of at Prospect Farm, Upper Parara, [sic Pareora] Timaru. Their mother awaits tidings.
J. S. Pawson (Parsons) last heard of at Port Nelson in 1871. He is sought by his sister.
George Smith arrived in Auckland from Islington in 1874, and about 10 years ago desired his letters to be sent to P.O., Shortland, Thames Goldfields. His aged parents long to hear of him.
Richard Ventris, engineer, left England for New Zealand in 1868, and was employed at Mr Gibbins' mills, Grahamstown, until he proceeded to Australia in 1877. Sister inquires.
William Wright, farrier, sailed for New Zealand 15 years ago. He is sought by his mother.
Matilda Baker (since married a Mr Sneesby in Wellington) went to New Zealand in March 1874, was last heard of at Christchurch; sister Alice asks.
William, J. Cline, seaman, sailed from Belfast to New Zealand in May, 1878, and last wrote in, October, 1887 his mother asks.
Albert Garside during August 1888, left the employment of a Mr F. W. Smith, Kai Lai; Wanganui: his mother asks.
Joseph Pink sailed for in 1871, and 9 years ago was heard of at Marori Mountains; his mother is anxious.
William Austin went to New Zealand in 1874, and 2 years since desired his letters to be addressed, P. O., Weston, near Pamgray, Otago, New Zealand; his brother inquires.
Joseph Harrop left Pendleton, and 24 years since wrote that he was looking after wild horses in New Zealand. Sister Mary.
John Henery, left 17, Prince of Wales Terrrce Birmingham, and sailed from Southampton for Christchurch in September 10th, 1856 Brother John
Francis Jackson, bricklayer, left Darlington for New Zealand per The Napier in 1879, and 8 years ago was residing in Ettrick-street, Invercargill; Sister Mary.
Mrs Jennie Lockwood (nee Davies) sailed, from-Plymouth on October- 15th, 1878 to Auckland, and lived in Franklin Road until she was married in 1882; Her mother is anxious.
George James Parker, 8 years ago was in the Government Surveyors' Office at Christchurch Sisters Emily and Mary.
Auckland Star, 19 November 1890, Page 4
The following are inquired for in " Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper" :
William David Day, engineer, was last heard of at Grahams town, Thames. His wife's sister Eliza inquires.
Emma Franks (nee Bannsteir), who in 1880 left England in the Garonne to meet her husband, was last heard of in 1884 in a hospital at Christchurch under treatment of a Dr. West. Her sister Louisa ("Baby ") is anxious for news.
Jane Parnwell in 1853 went to Warwick, New Zealand, and has not been heard of for 20 years. Brother Fred.
Joseph Wansbane was lost sight of in New Zealand in 1882. Sister Lucy.
Henry C. Ward, of Walworth, left Camberwell 24 years ago for Australia. Nine years since he was in New Zealand. His sister Mary Ann is anxious for news.
John Gandern was last heard of when he left Cressy, near Launceston, Australia, it is thought to go to New Zealand. His daughter wishes for tidings.
William Price 16 years ago went to New, Zealand. His mother and sister (who last heard of him 13 years back) are anxious for news.
Roderick Wilson sailed from the Albert Dock for New Zealand on April 3rd, but being taken ill was put ashore at Capetown, and has not been heard of since; his mother is anxious.
William Cleaver is sought by his sister Sarah, who last heard of him in 1855, when his address was: Sergeant Cleaver, 58th Regt., Taranaki, New Zealand.
Benjamin Lancaster 13 years ago went from Bradford to New Zealand; his father would be glad of tidings. Richard Cooney landed at Canterbury, New Zealand, on February 21st, 1864, per. the Mermaid from Blackwall. Sister Kate.,
Abraham Corham went to New Zealand as boatswain in the Mermaid about twenty five years ago. His aged mother and sister inquire.
William Henry Fletcher is inquired for by his brother (J.), who has not heard of him since 1880, when he was addressed at Sydenham, Canterbury, New Zealand.
George C. Taylor seven years ago was at Port Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand. ; His mother is anxious. He was, she says a captain at sea and an hotelkeeper.
Tuesday February 1891 pg 2
The following are enquired for in Lloyd's Weekly:
Joseph Verguson, in 1875, left London for New Zealand, and in November, 1877, was with Mr Hopkins, West Coast, New Zealand; brother William
John Lindon since he arrived at Southland, Invercargill, New Zealand, 13 years ago, has not been heard of; sisters Mary and Harriet
William and Norrie Joseph Clutterbuck, or their family are sought; William was a clerk on the east London Railway, S.A., and left there for Australia and New Zealand
Twidell Aldridge went to Australia in 1849, and in 1875 wrote from New Zealand; brother Thomas
Mrs Langham emigrated to New Zealand about 16 years ago, and is now believed to be in Sydney; sister Diana
Clara Farrington (Perkins) sailed for Australia and New Zealand 11 years ago; brother Charles
Miles Ashmore, of Worksop, Notts, in 1871, was in the firm of Hoskings, Oliver and Ashmore, Brown Street, Grahamstown, Otago, New Zealand; sisters Jane and Mary Ann seek him.
John Hudson and his sister, Elizabeth Snelling, in May, 1874, went to New Zealand in the ship James Nicoll Fleming; brother Samuel seeks him.
William Horen, of London, went to Australia about 1883, and when heard of had left Queensland for New Zealand in charge of some cattle; his mother is very anxious.
George C Collonson 18 years since went from Gravesend to New Zealand; lived at Palmerston, Otago, some years, and is supposed to be in NSW (perhaps Sydney); his sister Annie asks for news.
John Davies, of Knighton, Radnorshire, when he last wrote, 19 years ago, though of leaving Hokitika, NZ for Westport; sisters Jane and Margaret.
John White sailed from Gravesend, on 2nd November 1875 and in 1883 was leaving Dunedin to go up country; his mother is anxious.
Tuapeka Times, 11 March 1891, Page 6
The following are from Lloyd's Weekly, of January 18:
Mrs William M'Phail (Mary Webb), late of Peckham, last wrote from P. 0., Arrowtown, Otago, in 1883. Brother William.
Thomas Mead, sailor, last wrote to his sister from America. His son awaits news.
Jonas Alfred Moth went to New Zealand twenty-two or twenty-three years since, and was last heard of ten years ago. His youngest brother (Frank) asks.
Eliza Bump in 1880 lived at "Temlika," [Temuka] Canterbury, New Zealand. Her mother asks.
Robert Faller Smith, bricklayer, left Williamstown, Melbourne, about thirty years since to go to Birchmore. Sister Elizabeth.
George Smith arrived at Auckland from Islington at Christmas, 1874, and ten years since had his letters sent to P. 0., Thames goldfields. His father, mother, brothers, and sisters long for news.
Fred Symonds left Battereea about seventeen years since ; was last heard of at Hillside, Dunedin. His mother is anxious.
Tuapeka Times, 25 March 1891, Page 6
The following notions are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of January 25:
Benjamin Brame, plumber, went to New Zealand in the Rodney in 1875, was in 1879 wrote from Brisbane. His aged father and sister Esther ask. They also seek Alfred Brame, who, in January 1887, wrote from Brisbane.
Mrs B. Cocks left Wiilow-walk to go to New Zealand from Gravesend on December 10, 1862, Sister Mary.
William and Henry Hartridge are sought by their brother Charles. William, in July, 1868, wrote from Western Hotel, Ballarat, and Henry. In June, 1869, lived in Revel street, Hokitika, New Zealand
Henry Hedges went to New Zealand about thirty-seven years ago. Sister Sarah.
Thomas Overton left Leamington for New Zealand in 1888, and in 1888 was a confectioner at Ascot Vale, Melbourne. His father and mother would be glad of news.
Jane Simmons, who married a Mr Watson, and left Edinburgh in 1871-72 for New Zealand, was last heard of at Otago. Her brother John wishes to hear.
Sarah, wife of Thomas Simpson, on September 20, 1875, left the East India Docks, Poplar, on the Avalanche, for New Zealand, and her sister Charlotte has not heard of her since.
Alfred John Pyman in 1883 wrote from the Royal Mall Hotel, Auckland. Mother asks for news.
Tuapeka Times, 8 July 1891, Page 6
The following inquiries for missing friends are made in 'Lloyd's Weekly ':
Caroline Sarking (Biss) was at Dunedin in 1873 ; brother Frederick.
Alfred and Louisa Sylvester were last heard of at Perth (W.A.) four years ago ; they were performing in Melbourne in October, 1889, the former under the name of Professor Sylvester ; uncle and aunt Bailey ask.
George Werry or Mary Ann his wife, or son William, who left London for Auckland in the beginning of June, 1856 ; their sister (Lucy Padwell) asks.
Oswell William Andrews was working on the Coromandel goldfield in September, 1881, and in March, 1882, was at Northern Wairoa ; his sister Emma inquires.
James Oliver, believed to be a sheep-shearer, was heard of six years ago at Timaru ; mother very ill and anxious.
Joseph Mount (George Wilson) left Herne Bay in 1875 and last heard of on February 19 1880, at Makikihi (South Canterbury) ; sister Phyllis inquires.
James Edward Libby left Glasgow for Dunedin In October, 1873 ; his mother seeks news.
James King went to New Zealand from Holloway about thirty-eight years ago ; brother Henry.
Henry and Emma Kenny left Westminster about sixteen years ago to join their grandfather at Wellington ; father writes.
Mrs M'Donald Fletcher resided at Dampier's Bay (Lyttelton) twelve years ago ; his mother and sister long for news.
John Allen (Smith) sailed in 1875 from Scotland to New Zealand in the Jesse Osborne, and about ten years ago wrote home from Wellington ; his daughters Emma and Mary inquire.
Arthur Austin sailed from London to New Zealand in 1862, and is believed to have been for many years part owner of a vessel trading from Auckland. Sister Emilie inquires.
Frederick Wm. Bowdler in May, 1875, was at Sawyers Bay ; sister Lizzie inquires.
Henry Alfred Boys left London for Auckland in the Oxford in 1878, and when last heard of in 1879 at Invercargill was prospecting with a timber company; brother Fred.
John Challoner, of Locksfield, Walworth, enlisted in the 64th Foot, was discharged in 1864, and intended going to Auckland ; mother anxious.
Tuapeka Times, 8 July 1891, Page 6
The following are inquired for in 'Lloyd's Weekly:
John William Phillips wrote home from Auckland on April 21, 1889, to say that he was just leaving for the South Sea Islands ; his father inquires.
Charles Hawkins Dale, of Margate, went to Australia in 1848-49, and afterwards proceeded to New Zealand; sister Sarah.
Frederick Glenister, of Poplar, sailed In the Pleione for Auckland in June, 1881, and was last heard of at Wellington ; sister Edie.
Lavinia Hore (maiden name Welber) was last heard of at Boatmans, Reefton, in July, 1881; mother inquires
Walter Sprowell sailed on August 11, 1890, in the Matatna for Wellington, and upon his arrival left the ship ; his mother longs to hear of him.
Ann Beaunmnt on May 9. 1875, sailed from Gravesend for Auckland in the Alumbagh ; aster Mary Ann.
Mrs Thomas Winsley, on September 16, 1888, wrote from Poiter's Hotel, Caversham, Dunedin ; her aged mother awaits tidings.
Herbert Reeve, formerly of 19 Burgess street, Limehouse, London, sailed for New Zealand in the Wave Queen in June, 1882; brother John.
Nellie Speele has not been heard of since she sailed from Plymouth in the Pleione for Wellington in September, 1880 ; brother Edward.
Mrs Wadsworth (Alice Johnson), on May 19, 1868, left London for Canterbury, in the Light Brigade, and is now believed to be in Dunedin ; brother
William. Christopher Downham, last heard of at Lincoln, Canterbury, two years ago ; mother, aged eighty-six, Inquires.
James Boone has not been heard of since he left Home for Auckland, in 1866 ; his son John seeks news.
Luke Macdonald, last heard of at Auckland, in 1866; sister Rose seeks him.
John Murphy, twenty years since lived in Auckland; his nephew, James Gorman, asks for news.
Tuapeka Times, 5 August 1891, Page 6
The following notices with respect to missing friends are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of May 31 :
Herbert Molineux Brewer is anxiously inquired for by his parents, who last heard of him about three years ago, at Auckland.
Isaac and Israel Church left Northamptonshire in 1849-50, the former going to Australia and the latter to New Zealand; their cousin Sarah inquires for them.
George Russell Fellows left Darlington for Auckland in September, 1881 ; his sister and brother-in-law inuire.
Mary Ann Hester (since married) who was last heard of in New ZeaUnd, is desired to comnmnicate with her sister Sarah. Joseph Pink left London twenty years ago, and eight years ago wrote from Mount Five; his poor widowed mother awaits news. Mrs Richard Rowe, when last heard of in 1866 resided in Currie street, New Plymouth
William Barrow left the London dock in a mailing vessel for Hawke's Bay on March 20 1874, and for some months had his letters addressed "care of W. Marshall, Carswell, Puketitin. Brother Robert.
Mrs E. Sarah Boreham sailed in the Rimutaka for New Zealand in January, 1884 and when last heard of was at Amberley. Sister Polly.
Alfred Hicks, accompanied by his wife and family, went to New Zealand about twenty years ago, and was last heard of four years later. Sister Jane.
Mrs George Woollett, ten years ago had her letters addressed to G P.O , Dunedin. Sister Susanna.
Amelia Robinson (Green) is believed to have left London for New Zealand about 1861, and then gone on to Melbourne. Brother William.
Stanley Herbert Joseph (Schneider) went to Auckland in July, 1888 and afterwards lived in Bourke street, Melbourne, where he was employed by Mr Bennett, butcher. His mother is anxious.
Robert and Emily Ham, of Congresbury, Somersetshire, was last heard of in January, 1880, at Alambia road, Blenheim. Sister Ellen.
Mrs Charles Ansel (Mary Ann Gleeson), of Dublin, was heard of at Hawke's Bay in August, 1889. Sister Jane.
The Timaru Herald Thursday 20th August 1891
Enquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following;-
Mrs Watson (Jane Simmons) left Edinburgh in September, 1872, for New Zealand, was last heard of at Otago; brother John.
John Daniel Redding left London in February, 1874, for Dunedin, and was last heard of in Gore, Southland, New Zealand, in 1884; his father seeks news.
William Pratt sailed from London in June 1864, for New Zealand, and settled in Christchurch, where for many years he was engaged in a drapery store; last head of 20 years ago; brother George.
Richard Howell left Harrow-on-the Hill in 1871, and emigrated to New Zealand; his brothers and sisters inquire.
John Hudson and Emma Snelling, who sailed in the James Nicol Fleming in 1875 for New Zealand, are sought by their brother Samuel.
Henry Hayes inquires for his sisters Sarah or Maria, or his brother Richard Hayes, who went to New Zealand in 1874. James Williams when last heard of twenty years ago was at Auckland, New Zealand; sister Caroline.
John Thomas Webber went from Plymouth to New Zealand in 1875, and was last heard of at Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, in 1879; sister Mary Jane.
The Timaru Herald Tuesday 20 October 1891
Enquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following:-
Jane Goecomb seeks news of her brothers, George, of Barnwood, Glos. (supposed to be in New Zealand, or James, supposed to be in Liverpool. (Father is dead)
George Maloney, stoker, sailed from England in the Virago in May 1869, and was last heard of in New Zealand. Sister: Eliza.
Louisa Mary Forman (Wharrman) went to Lyttelton, New Zealand, about 1871, and was last heard of in 1884. Brother: Edward.
Charles Atyeo (James) was at Wanganui, Wellington, New Zealand, in 1880. His widowed mother wishes to hear of him.
Thomas Cowley in 1868 was managing a baker's business for Mrs Symes at Panama, New Zealand. Sister: Caroline.
Herbert Edward Cox in April, 1890, arrived from New Zealand in the Waipa, again sailing for Ceylon in the Knight of St. George the following month. His friends as.
Mrs Henry Duke (Eliza) left Northfleet, Kent, on 29th July, 1864, and settled at Wanganui, Wellington, N.Z. Sister: Mary Ann.
Tuapeka Times, 11 May 1892, Page 5
Inquiry Is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following :
James M'Leliand, left Duadressan, Islandmagee, Antrim, about 1878, for New Zealand ; last letter, from Miller Flat, Otago. Frederick Blake went to New Zealand forty eight years since ; last heard of in 1878 going by the name of Bench ; brother Sidney.
William Henry Allsworth, last wrote to Marian in 1878 ; address, care of Mr W. H. Beetham, Brancepeth, near Masterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand.
William Clifford, left Calne, Wilts, for New Zealand on 4th May, 1875 ; last heard from on 19th June, 1877, Cambridge, Waikato, Auckland, New Zealand ; sister Mary.
Mary Ann Hall, nee Blunt, of Plumpton, Northamptonshire, sailed for New Zealand about thirty-five years ago ; supposed to be farming ; sister Charlotte.
John Anderson, wool stapler, was last heard of in 1879. living in Adelaide road, Wellington, New Zealand ; daughter Isabella.
The following inquiries for missing friends appear in late Home papers :
James Edwards sailed for New Zealand about seventeen years ago, arid last wrote to his brother Frank ten years since, when his address was care of bar man, Wain's Hotel, Dunedin.
James Turner in 1889 was at Lower Burdekin, Queensland ; his brother Thomas was last heard of at Moeraki, Hilgrove. Parents are anxious.
James Archibald, resident in North-east Harbor Peninsula, Otago, in 1870, is inquired for by hi 3 brother, John Pirie, butcher, High street, Banchory.
Tuapeka Times, 18 May 1892, Page 5
The following announcements relating to missing friends are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' London newspaper :
Stephen Henry Hughes, of Liverpool, sailled for New Zealand June 7. 1863. in s.s. Accrington. Last address, Post Office, Dunedin.
George M'Donald went to Otago. He had shares in a dyeworks at Glasgow. A niece in Wales asks.
Alfred Logan sailed for New Zealand in s.s. Allahabad. 1873. Last wrote from Dunedin June, 1877.
Edward Allen Pitcher, last heard of at Wairapa four years ago.
Emma Arnal, of Swancombe, ___reenhithe, sailed for New, Zealand about eighteen years since. Her husband was a platelayer on the railway. Last address, Wellington.
John Wyneyard, carpenter, went to New Zealand in 1851. In 1854-55 was shepherd at Stonehurst station, and In June, 1858, when he last wrote Home, was working at Ham Farm, near Racecourse Hill Station, for Messrs Russell and Creke.
Thomas Williams left England about fourteen years ago ; last heard of as waiter at the Criterion Hotel, Napier.
Charles Balch, painter, left Camberwell in December, 1882, and was last heard of In Auckland
Thomas Etherton left Golden lane, St. Luke's, over twenty years ago for Canterbury.
Mrs William Blake quitted Oxford for New Zealand about thirty-six years ago, and seventeen years since desired her letters addressed care of Rev. Browne, New Plymouth. Sister Jane.
Mrs Crow, a widow, was last heard of at Victoria avenue, Wanganui. A brother-in-law writes.
Walter Hill, of the Freemasons' Arms, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, in 1879 was at Timaru, and was "going up country." Brother John asks him to write. Parents dead.
The only son of Timothy Harrigan left Dartmoor street, Kensington, for New Zealand, three years back. His aged mother is very anxious to hear from him.
Michael Thomas O' Sullivan, of Scotland, left England about November, 1879, for New Zealand, to go farming
William F. Wright sailed for New Zealand in steamer Sussex, in 1874. No news since.
Nathan Perrott last wrote from Auckland, December 11, 1880.
Thomas Birch Price, last heard of at Waitara.
Tuapeka Times, 25 May 1892, Page 6
The following intimations are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of March 27 and April 3:
Robert M'Gregor left England thirteen years since ; last address, G.P.0., Invercargill. His sister is very anxious for news.
John Minder Mann, who left London in 1873 for New Zealand, is sought by his widowed mother.
Jane Betts left England with her husband, John, for New Zealand, seventeen years ago, on board the Hydaspes. Her mother has h&d no news since arriving safely.
Robert Carr went to New Zealand thirty years ago, and was a farmer. His sister Elizabeth asks.
Charles Mclntyre left England December 26, 1857, and resided with a family named Stewart at Wellington, New Zealand. Nephew James asks.
Thomas David Welsh last wrote Home May, 1875 ; was then living at Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand, his parents seek news.
Tuapeka Times, 20 July 1892, Page 6
Inquiry is made in ' Lloyd's Weekly ' for the following:
Thomas Dockety sailed in the Otarama, 23 October, 1891; left the ship 30th December; Ms invalid mother is desirous of news.
Henry Thomas Loxton left London 1874 in the s.s. Buckinghamshire, for Dunedin; last heard of at Invercargill, about ten years ago; parents inquire.
Joseph Mill eighteen years since went in the Rodney to New Zealand with his wife and one child ; he died about twelve years ago, and his family have not since been heard of; his sister asks.
James Turner, in 1870 was addressed Murphy's Hill, Shortland, Thames ; John Turner went to Canterbury, and was last heard of at Templeton Gatehouse ; both were of Wellburn, York ; their brothers Thomas and Benjamin ask.
William Culpitt left Dublin for New Zealand in 1857 ; last heard of when saddle and harness maker in Auckland ; sister Sarah asks.
Ellen Greenwood (Mrs H. Smith) left Marylebone in 1875 for Otago ; six years ago she lived at Invercargill, and was married ; her aged parents are anxious.
Tuapeka Times, 31 August 1892, Page 6
Inquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following :
Henry William Sutton, of Swaffham, Norfolk, left England in 1865 ; last heard of in 1867, at Christchurch, His only brother James seeks his whereabouts.
Edward Frost sailed from East India Docks on January 23, 1870, in the Golden Sea, bound for Wellington ; last address in October, 1880, Bath Hotel, Bourke street, Melbourne. His sister Martha (Patty) is anxious for news.
Arthur Herman left Clapham for New Zealand in the s.s. Ionic August 21, 1888; last wrote home about two and a-half years since from Ballarat. His widowed mother and sister Rose are very anxious for news,
Edward Davy left Louth, Lincs. forty years ago for New Zealand. His niece (Betsy) would be glad to have news of him.
William Henry Denne left Canterbury in October, 1851; in 1873 was at St. Albans, Canterbury. Sister Mary asks.
Tuapeka Times, 26 October 1892, Page 5
The following missing friends were inquired for In Lloyd's Weekly ' of September 4:
Mary Ann Clifford, on February 13, 1879, went in the Morning Star to New Zealand. Her sister Emma asks news.
E. Croden (now Mrs Cromwell) inquires for her relatives. Her mother (Mrs Croden or Crowden went to New Zealand many years back and has not been heard of since. Her brother (William Croden, of Bristol) is believed to have enlisted as a soldier, she also has relatives in Australia, by name Orchard, natives of Bristol.
Tuapeka Times, 2 November 1892, Page 5
Sobine Eppinger [nee Floto) is sought by her brother Henry. Her husband was a tailor at Savoy Steps, Strand, but left England about twenty-four years since, and when last heard from was a farmer in New Zealand.
Emma Betts, a native of Fenchlngfield, Essex, left London in 1867-68 for New Zealand. Frank, the only son of her brother Joseph, inquires.
Arthur Piddington was last heard of in New Zealand five years ago. His sister seeks news.
Mrs J. F. Saunders was living with her husband (draper and general outfitter) at Queen street, Auckland, about ten years ago; they had two sons (George and Arthur). Her brother would be pleased to hear news of them.
Tuapeka Times, 23 November 1892, Page 5
The following inquiries for missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly of September 11 and 18 :
Litchfield (Mrs Ellen) last wrote to her brother, William Johnson, four years ago, when she gave her address as Amtow, Bleninghan, Molbery, New Zealand (?Blenheim, Marlborough).
Miller (James) forty years ago was in Launceston, Tasmania, as a confectioner, and twenty-nine years since at Nelson. His cousin Esther would be glad if a New Zealand paper would aid her inquery.
King (James) left Home in 1876. When last heard of his address was Dunedin. His aged parents seek him.
Wilmot (Mrs Elizabeth) is anxious for the present address of her son, who was last heard of two years ago living in Church and Chapel street, Fietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa. She would also like to'hear from hers sisters, Mrs Charles Brookes and Mrs William Hatton Hancox, whose address in 1885 was Blue Boot, Queen street, Auckland.
Morley (Joseph Hollis), May, 1877} was addressed near Wanganui; "was captain of a troop of settlers." His brother Bernard seeks him.
Green (Agnes Marian Mrs Smith) left England, December, 1888, and went to New Zealand. Her sister Lily would be glad of news.
From Madras: James Donelly, about 1876, left The Glens, near Ballymena, County Antrim, it is supposed for New Zealand or Australia, and has not been heard of since. He took with him his mother, wife, and two brothers. His cousin, John M'Cue, seeks news.
lrwin (Benjamin), in February, 1890, was at Mount Rosevile, Auckland. Mother asks.
Lester (Emma) went to Wellington seven years since. Any news would be "welcome to her mother.
Tuapeka Times, 7 December 1892, Page 6
Inquiry is made in 'Lloyd's Weekly' for the following :
Thomas Keep, of Old Ford, sailed for Oatland twenty years ago; sister Fanny seeks tidings of him.
Kate Parker was last heard of at Cape Turngain in 1883; sister Emily and brother Tom want news.
Mary Ann Robinson (nee Shinn) and her husband, Oliver, sailed in the ship Jessie Readman for New Zealand on the 20th September, 1872 ; her mother has had no news since 1875.
Saldon Johnson sailed for New Zealand on the 20th Jane, 1876, and was last heard of living at Waddington, East Malvern, some fifteen years since ; sister Mary Ann would be grateful for news.
Agnes Marian Green left London about December, 1888, with her husband, Frederick Smith Green, bound for New Zealand; Sister Lily wishes for news.
Ernest J. Hunter, sailor, last wrote home in February. 1885, when his address was P. 0., Wellington ; brother Henry wishes to hear from him
Charles Cleal, hairdresser, on 13th June, 1875, was living at Queen street, Auckland; his sister Hannah asks.
Charles Dilley last wrote home on 26th March, 1875, from Ohoapa, Waikato; his brother William wishes to know his whereabouts.
Charles Cornelius sailed for New Zealand about 1865, and last wrote home in 1876, when his address was Dunedin (was then a butcher) ; his brother Joseph wishes to know.
Alfred Cox left England in 1880, and was last heard of in September, 1881, at Dunedin; brother Tom is anxious to hear.
John Clisby and his sister Emily Newport are inquired for by their half-brother, William Speechley ; John left Paddington in 1838, for New Zealand, and was last heard of in 1851, at Old Teirs, near Crafer's Inn, near Adelaide, Australia, when thinking of going to California; Emily was last known to be living at Bacchus Marsh, near Melbourne.
Otago Witness, 19 January 1893, Page 19
The following intimations as to missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly of November 20 and 27 :
John Ross sailed in the ship Auckland for New Zealand, March 1885, and was last known to be in Sydney in 1890. His aged father seeks tidings.
Herbert Plumb sailed from Plymouth on board the ship Sydenham, bound for Australia, in September 1883. His last letter was dated October 16, 1889 ; he was then a sailor on board the s.s. Defiance, in Bass Strait, but bound for Auckland, New Zealand. His father, mother, and brother long for tidings of him.
Lawrence Sexton seeks tidings of his brothers James and Fred and his sister Hannah Sexton. James left Cork for New Zealand in 1876 ; Hannah went to Australia in 1877, and brother Fred followed in 1879. They have not been heard of for some years.
Mr Anslow went to New Zealand about 14 years ago, and when last heard from, a few months after, was ill, and going over to Australia. His son wishes him to answer.
Johnson Harriss, left Camborne, Cornwall, 18 or 20 years ago, and was last heard of in Auckland, New Zealand. His sister inquires.
John Moore, late of Ballyshannon, Donegall, Ireland, went to Australia or New Zealand. Sister Anne seeks him.
William M'Leod, sailed from London, December 1854, in the Westminster, bound for Wellington, New Zealand ; last heard of in Canterbury, January 1858, but was then going to Sydney, en route to Home. His stepson would like to hear from him or his sister, who went to Wellington in 1859.
Herbert Stanley Joseph, left his home in July 1888, for Auckland, New Zealand, and from there went to Melbourne. His mother is anxious for news.
Mrs Fred Risdon was last heard of by her mother in February 1886, then residing at Seagull Cottage, Taranaki place, Wellington, New Zealand.
Tuapeka Times, 19 April 1893, Page 3
The following inquiries for missing friends are taken from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of February 12 and 19 :
George Churchman sailed on the ship Chrysolite, bound for Canterbury, in 1862, and was last heard from sixteen years since at Carlton, Melbourne ; his sister and brother inquire. William Lawrence last wrote to his youngest sister (Elizabeth) in 1879, when living at Carterton, Wellington.
William Alfred Springford left Clatford, near Andover, in 1872, for Auckland ; his brother Charles inquires.
Tuapeka Times, 24 May 1893, Page 3
The following inquiries are taken from 'Lloyd's "Weekly ' newspaper of March 26.
John Allen left Rishton for Scotland, en route for New Zealand, in 1874-75, and sailed in the ship Jessie Ashburn under the name of A. Smith. He last wrote to his daughters Emma and Mary from "Wellington about eleven years ago.
Robert Anderson, of Coatbridge, Scotland, went to New Zealand about nine years ago, and last wrote home from Mullocky Gully, near Mosgiel, six years since. Brother John inquires.
Thomas Baird sailed from the East India Docks on May 1, 1868, in the s.s. Ballarat, bound for Launceston. "When he last wrote to his sister in 1872 he was mate on a mail boat running in the Kaipara waters.
Andrew Brookman was last heard from in 1881 ; address, Kaikoura Post Office, Marlborough. Sister Julia asks.
Henry, Henrietta, and Charlotte Waite are sought for by then - sister Harriet, who says : "I last heard from them when they were on a visit to South Lincolnshire, England, in June, 1885 ; now supposed to be at Mount Eden, Auckland, or Christchurch."
John E. W. White, late of Bridge House, Deptford, sailed in the s.s. Rimutaka for Timaru on January 13, 1888. His parents wish to know his whereabouts.
Tuapeka Times, 14 June 1893, Page 4 MISSING FRIENDS.
The following inquiries taken from 'Lloyd's Weekly' newspaper's of April 16 and 23 :
Sam Blyth was last heard of June, 1883, when sheep shearing at Timaru. Brother Thomas seeks him.
John and James Butler are sought by their sister, who has not seen them for twenty six years. John was at Sandy Bay, New Zealand, when last heard of.
John Henry Fry sailed from the London docks as steward on board the Royal Albert, bound for Wellington, in November, 1852. Brother James has had no news since lie arrived safely.
Thompson Priest was last known to be a farmer at Christchurch about twelve months ago. Supposed since to have gone up-country. His mother longs for news.
James Pye, time-served soldier, left England about 1878 for Auckland. His brother (William of London) desires to communicate.
Mrs Robert Turnbull was last heard of in 1890 from Enfield, Oamaru. Her sister Agnes awaits news.
Richard Wonder, of Crockenhill, Kent, thirty to forty years since left Gravesend as agent or steward to an engineer of a copper company, to Wellington. His only surviving brother (William) and niece (Elizabeth) ask
Jesse Warren, late of the Royal Navy, writes to find his brother, William Warren, and sister, Mrs Eliza Law. William came to England with the 65th Regiment from New Zealand in 1866-67 ; was pensioned off, and then returned to his wife and family in New Zealand ; no news for eleven years. Eliza was last heard of keeping a lodginghouse in Auckland about 1882.
Tuapeka Times, 1 November 1893, Page 4
The following persons who left the United Kingdom for New Zealand are inquired for in 'Lloyd's Weekly' London newspapers of August 27, September 3, and September 10, the editor of which has the addresses of the in - Inquirers
Mrs Collard (nee Mary Ann Carman), in service at Eaton House, King William street, E. C. sailed from Gravesend on December 17, 1876 ; last letter in October, 1882, from Palmerston North. Friends and relations seek her.
Margaret Coster was in Auckland about twenty years ago. Her only sister Sarah longs for tidings.
Alfred Thompson left London for New Zealand about thirteen years ago, and from there went to Australia; supposed now to have settled in Brisbane. Brother George.
Thomas Stephens left Brugan, Cornwall, about nineteen years ago, and sailed in the s.s. Colombo for Timaru ; last heard from seventeen years since ; letters to be addressed to the Timaru Post Office. Sister Grace.
George Johnstone left England about twenty-five years ago ; last heard of at Christchurch sixteen years since. Sister Esther asks. Joseph Thomas Winter Vivian, of Weymouth, sailed in the ship Forfarshire for New Zealand about fourteen years ago ; supposed now to be married. His mother and sister are anxious.
Mrs Ellen Keehne (nee Supple) left Melbourne in 1869 for Hokitika, and afterwards went to Auckland. Her son Augustus asks.
Benjamin Bishop sailed for Australia in the s.s. Orange (New Shipping Company), either as steward or storekeeper, in September, 1890. His sisters would be glad of news.
John, James, and Charles Boyce, formerly of Devizes, but now believed to be farming in New Zealand, are sought by brother William.
Agnes Marian Green left England for New Zealand in December, 1888. Her sister Lily inquires.
Frances Elizabeth Peters was last known to be in Christchurch eighteen years ago. Her only brother has not seen her for thirty-six years.
Alfred Clarke last wrote to his daughter Minnie on June 7, 1873, when living in Centre street, Whilinch, Scotland. He is since supposed to have been to New Zealand and now returned.
Henry Brown, a native of Heston, near Hounslow, sailed from London in the Zealandia, bound for New Zealand, on October 4, 1872. He at first worked for Messrs Brogden and Sons, of Otago, but when last heard from was on a farm at Waikato. His aged father, brothers, and sisters long for news.
Otago Witness, 1 February 1894, Page 15
Inquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following :
James Henderson, carpenter, native of Edinburgh, went to New Zealand over 20 years ago ; was 13 year 3in the navy as carpenter; last letter, about three years since, from Waioawa, Hawke's Bay ; brother Tom.
Martha Kellar (nee Watts) was keeping the Railway Hotel, Winslow, New Zealand, iv 1889 ; sister Alice has had no tidings since.
Gib. Rorison left Glasgow in 1873 to go to New Zealand ; brothers Divid and Tom would be glad of news.
Tuapeka Times, 21 March 1894, Page 5
The following persons who left the United Kingdom' for New Zealand are inquired for in the January number of ' Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper,' 1894, the editor of which has the addresses of the inquirers. Persons who discover their friends through this republication are requested to acknowledge the fact when writing to the editor of 'Lloyds:
James and Edward Liddle, butchers, were last heard of at Wellington. Sister Ellen inquires.
Rosina Purse, wife of Stephen Purse, tailor, left Southampton in 1875 ; last address in 1882, Ferry road, Christchurch. Her mother longs for news.
Fabian Posener sailed in the ship Famenoth in May, 1880, arriving at Auckland, New Zealand, about August. His last letter was dated November 5, 1880. He was then working his way "up country," and had stayed at Panmure and Lucas Creek. Sister Rose inquires.
James Clements left England about May 1864 or 1865, under the name of Page, for New Zealand ; and last wrote to his daughter Mary Ann about twenty years since when in business as a machinist and engineer in North Ipswich, Queensland. ;
Charles and Samuel Rogers went out to New Zealand over twenty years ago last letter from Aramoho, November 5, 1873. Any news would be welcome to the nephew Basil.
William Shand last wrote home from Timaru in 1887. Sister Wilhelmina inquires.
Benjamin Valentine Harding, of Brighton, left London for New Zealand in October, 1873 ; last heard of at the railway works, Napier. Frederick Payne asks.
Henry Solman sailed from Plymouth on May 7, 1874, and landed at Nelson ; last letter from Auckland, in 1887. Mother is anxious.
James Dawson left Rathkeale, Limerick, for the Cape about thirty-six years ago ; last heard of from Victoria street, Auckland. His cousin Mary seeks him. Mary Bone sailed for Dunedin in 1873. Sister Rebecca inquires.
William Allen, coachbuilder, left England for Melbourne about 1857 ; last letter from Dunedin in 1863. Daughter Eliza longs for tidings.
Marlborough Express 23 April 1894 Missing Persons -
Enquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following;
Mark and William PARRISH are enquired for by their brother George, Mark was last heard of from New Zealand 19 years ago and William ten years since.
George Edward and Richard Charles HERBERT are anxiously enquired for by sister Charlotte, George wrote from Coromandel on 24th May 1878 but the following year his address was Summer Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, Richard was last heard from 24th March 1878 when living in Albert St, Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.
Charles Richard KIRBY was last heard of at Port Nelson NZ in 1855, his cousin Emily KIRBY asks.
Margery MACMILLAN, formerly of Finny parish of Bennachar, County Darry seeks her son, Thomas MACMILLAN who went to NZ 20 years ago.
J H SPENCER went to NZ in 1864, last heard of from Richmond Brook, Awatere, Marlborough NZ, sister Sarah is anxious for news.
Isaac HAYWAC (?) left Kingaclerc, Hants about 26 years since for NZ, his brother George last heard 3 years ago.
Tuapeka Times, 13 June 1894
The following notices of missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly :
Mrs Annie Vasey, nee Hernon, of Birkenhead, sailed with her husband (Thomas) In the ship Chili, for Auckland, about 1870. Sister Catherine inquires. Richard Taylor left Morpeth for Australia, twenty -five years ago, and is now believed to be in New Zealand. Sister Annie would be glad of news.
Cyrus Davies, aged about sixty -one, went to New Zealand twenty -eight or thirty years ago. Last heard of from Christchurch fourteen years since. His nephew, Harry Davies, would be pleased to hear.
John Philbrook, of Svdenham, went to Otago about twenty years back. He last wrote home five years ago, when thinking of going to New South Wales. His parents would be grateful for any news.
Louisa Grisbrook, who came to England in 1865, about two years later returned to Christchurch. Her son, Edward Glanville, asks news of her or any relatives.
Richard Smith, of Sellinge, left home about 1879, and went with a Mr Simons and others to Canterbury ; last letter from there five years ago. His widowed mother, brothers, and sisters are anxious.
John Bryan Greary left Dunmanway, County Cork, Ireland, over forty years back to go to Australia or New Zealand. His eldest brother, Bryan, would be delighted to hear from him. Edward Hopgood gave his address, fifteen years ago, Palmerston street, Riverton. Sister Ellen would be glad of news.
Richard Hawkes went to Auckland some thirteen years ago ; last letter about two and a-half years since, when working for Mr Nearing, master stevedore, Auckland. His poor mother longs for tidings.
New Zealand Tablet, 24 August 1894, Page 9
Tovey, John, supposed to be at present working as a civil engineer in Australia; sought for by his brother Morgan.
Jordan, Bridget, or her son, left the O'Grady's, Errina, Castleconnell, Limerick, for Australia 40 years ago, from whence she went to New Zealand ; sought for by a friend.
Egan, John, left Bathduff, Co Tipperary, for Brisbane, Queensland ; when last heard of was in Sydney, NSW, in 1892 sought! for by his father.
Keirns, John, left Knocktopher, Co Kilkenney, for Brisbane Australia, in 1888, last heard of in Brisbane, four years ago ; sought for by his father.
Gardiner, John, last heard of two years ago in either Melbourne or Sydney as sergeant of police ; sought for by a friend. Replies to the above to be addressed to the office of the Freeman's Journal, Dublin
Moran, John, and his wife, nee Bohan, left for New Zealand, their native place, Aughnasbeelin, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, Ireland, close on forty years ago ; sought for by a near relative. Reply to N.Z. Tablet office.
REPLIES. Karey, William, General P.O., Bunndaberg, Queensland, replies to the inquiry for himself which appeared in the Weekly Freeman, March 3rd, 1894.
M'Evoy, James and Patrick, Tinwald P.O., Graham's road Canterbury, New Zealand, replies to the inquiry for himself which appeared in the Weekly Freeman, March 17th, 1894.
Tuapeka Times, 24 October 1894, Page 5
The following persons are inquired for in Lloyd's Weekly ' of August 19 :
Benjamin and Benjamin Philip Fielder, father and son, left London for Auckland, n October, 1867 ; last heard from the son sixteen years ago, when he stated he was coming home. Mother and sister Emma ask.
John Sweeney left London for Wellington in August, 1890 ; last heard of from Melbourne two years ago. Brother George asks.
Kate Blake, aged 17, left Willesden Junction about June, 1893, with a Mrs Savage (Violet Melrose). Her mother, who has returned from New Zealand, seeks her. (She was left when a baby with an uncle.)
Taranaki Herald, 28 February 1895, Page 2
The following is from the missing friends column Lloyd's Journal:
Mrs Emily Good nee Gates, left Hampshire about 1850 for Auckland, N.Z., in the ship Poictiers ; last heard of near New Plymouth. Sister Fanny asks.
Tuapeka Times, 20 February 1895
Lloyd's Weekly ' of December 30 had the following inquiries for missing friends :
Mrs K. Nolan would be glad if any survivor of the steamer Wairarapa, lost on the Great Barrier Island in October, could give Christian name and description of a gentleman named Gordon, lost ; supposed to be a relative.
Robert William Anderson last wrote home in 1870, when living at the corner of Nelson and Wellington streets, Auckland. Letters sent there have been returned "Gone up country." Brother Walter seeks him. Father is dead.
Walter Hodges went to Melbourne in June, 1891 ; afterwards heard of in New Zealand. Mother asks. Aunt Tottie is dead.
William Humphries Wrenn was last heard of from New Zealand. Mother is anxious for news.
Mathew Canty left Baythorn street, Bow, for New Zealand in October, 1892 ; last heard of from Sydney eighteen months ago. Mother asks.
Mrs Alfred Gaubert, nee Charlotte Melton, left London in 1885 for New Zealand ; last news from Whitby street, West Brunswick (Melbourne), about 1890. Parents and sisters long for tidings.
Mrs Ann Hannah was last known to be in Wellington. Sister Maria asks.
Elizabeth Corney, nee Hopkinson, left England in 1877, and was last heard of four years ago, when travelling with an opera company through New Zealand. Sister Amelia would be glad of news.
Otago Witness 4 April 1895, Page 26
Missing Friends - Wanted News from ELLEN DWYER emigrated from Boherdota, County Limerick, Ireland, about 40 years ago. Last heard of about 10 years ago was then 20 miles from Dunedin.
North Otago Times, 6 June 1895, Page 4
The following persons who left the United Kingdom for New Zealand ore inquired for in Lloyd's Weekly London newspapers of April 14 and April 21:
Mark Jarvis went to Dunedin about twenty-nine years ago in the ship Chili ; last heard of living in Rose cottage. Sister Phillis.
Mrs Holden anxiously inquires for daughter Alice Haud Holden, and her son Charles Henry Clears, last heard of from Greymouth.
C. Hopping was last known to be living in Bamford street, Woolston, Canterbury. Brother Tom and his mother ask.
William Page went to Dunedin in 1871; last heards of from Toowomba in 1875. William Seszell inquires, John Page is dead.
Jabez Harmer left Chilham ten year ago for New Zealand, and was last heard from on July 9, 1893, when working on one of the boats running from New Zealand to Melbourne and Sydney; letters to be addressed U.P.0., Auckland. Mother is anxious.
Thoma Bishop last wrote when his mother died twenty years ago, giving his address: Gowrie, West Taieri. Sister Emma seeks him.
John Brown sailed from the London docks in the Royal Dagne on August 10, 1871, with a young gentleman Layfield, of Moulton Hall, Yorkshire bound for New Zealand - Father, brothers, and sisters seek him. Mother is dead.
Edward John Lack, native of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire ; last wrote home about eighteen months since, giving his address as Mick a Mick, Wellington. Brother Fred asks.
Louisa Kernick nee Sudwell went to Hawkes Bay fifteen years ago, and was last heard of by name Oliver in 1882. Sister Polly and Aunt Howard seek her.
Edgar Swain was lust heard of April 2G, 1894, from Bulls. Mother asks.
Frederick Taylor in 1888 was at Tauranga. M. A. Taylor asks.
Tuapeka Times, 11 September 1895, Page 6 MISSING FRIENDS.
The following appeared in recent issues of 'Lloyd's Weekly :
Mrs Storer (Jane Pitt), of Corporation Buildings, Farringdon road, E.C., is sought by her sister Louisa, returned from New Zealand. Husband worked at a picture framer's.
Mrs T. Coghlan, nee Ellen Ward, left Dublin about nineteen years, ago and was last heard of from Taranaki in 1883. Her only surviving sister, Lillie, longs for tidings.
Frederick Charles Barnard Richards left England in January, 1886; last heard of in Auckland in 1887. Family are anxious.
Henry Griffiths, bootmaker, went to New Zealand about twenty-two years ago ; last heard of four years ago. Sister Lydia asks. (Sister Clara is dead.)
William Hall, joiner by trade, left Leeds in 1868 and went to New Zealand. When last heard from he was on the stage at Port Melbourne as a ventriloquist. His sister Mrs Pearson seeks news.
Emily Cross, who wishes to find some of her relatives, writes: "My father died at Hastings seventeen years ago. He owned a saw-mill in Commercial road, Lambeth. Mother is supposed to be living, also my brother Alfred F. Cross, who went to New Zealand in. 1886, and was last heard of from the Stores, Holloway road, Mitcheltown, Wellington, in February, 1887. My brother George and I should like news."
Mrs Hill, nee Mary Ann Cross, went to New Zealand some forty years since. Brother Alfred would be glad of any news.
Thomas Byron, A.B., left London about fourteen years ago ; last heard of from Sydney ; is believed to be in New Zealand. Sister asks.
George Calloway left Home in November, 1872 ; last heard of in September, 1880, from Havelock, Marlborough. Sister asks.
Charles Butterfield left Blackburn, Lancashire, for New Zealand in August, 1893. Alice Hills inquires.
John Sceats went to Auckland, thirty five years ago; visited England sixteen years ago, and died shortly after his return; he left three children Richard, Eleanor, and Frances. Aunt Eliza seeks them.
Bertha Sergeant (Harris), last heard of at Christchurch about seventeen years ago, is sought by brother David. Edwin and Clifford Smith are sought by their son and brother, Charles S., respectively. Father was last seen in Bayswater in December, 1885; brother at St. Austell, Cornwall, in 1884. Is supposed to have gone to New Zealand.
John Miles left England in 1863 for Australia. When last heard from in 1871 from Dry Creek, near Adelaide, he thought of leaving for the gold diggings in New Zealand. Mother is anxious for news.
Mrs William Quinton, last heard of from Adelaide road, Newtown, Wellington, is sought by her mother.
Alfred Brown, copper setter, left London about twenty-one years ago ; last heard of in 1879 from M,P Company, Washdyke, Timaru. Brother William inquires.
George Herbert, last heard of twelve years ago from New Zealand, is sought by his niece Mary Ann.
Walter Johnstone went to Wellington seven years ago, and is supposed to have opened a restaurant. Cousin inquires.
Tuapeka Times, 2 October 1895, Page 5
The following missing friends are inquired for in recent issues of 'Lloyd's Weekly' :
Charles Butterfield left Blackburn, Lancashire, for New Zealand in August, 1895. Alice Hill's inquires.
George Herbert, last heard of twelve years ago from New Zealand, is bought by his nice, Mary Ann.
Walter Johnstone went to Wellington seven years ago ; is supposed to have opened a restaurant. Cousin inquires.
Mrs William Quinton, last heard of from Adelaide road, New-town, Wellington, is sought by her mother.
R. G. Collins, who left London in the ship Persia about twenty years ago for New Zealand, would like to hear from his relatives.
Mrs Emm-Charrles Barry, of the Caledonian Hotel, Wellington, about fifteen years ago, is sought by Richard and Lucy Simmons (father and daughter).
J. W. Hughes, captain of the Australia, was last heard of trading between Melbourne and Invercargill about 1875. Sister Kate seeks news.
George Moon is asked to communicate with his brother Robert, who states: "I last saw him in Auckland in 1875, but heard of him residing at Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, in 1894."
Tuapeka Times, 15 January 1896, Page 6
Lloyd's Weekly' of November 17 had the following inquiries for missing friends :
Charles Henry Clarke, of Old Brempton, Chesterfield, went to Australia eight years ago ; last heard of from Eltham (Taranaki). Mother inquires.
Mr and Mrs Denny went to Canterbury about 1854-55. A niece asks.
George Johnston was last heard of in 1890 from West Egerton. Brother Fred asks for news.
John Norton left England for Canterbury about 1866 ; last news from Waimate in 1874. Brother William inquires.
Tuapeka Times, 5 February 1896, Page 6
Information is sought in the 'Glasgow Weekly Herald' for the following missing friends :
William Eckford, left Glasgow for Dunedin, February, 1887 ; inquired for by his mother and sisters, who will be glad of any information regarding him.
Herbert Henry Hutchings, left London for Dunedin in 1831 ; last heard of in November, 1890, at Auckland ; sought for by his mother.
Alexander Reid, left Londonderry in May, 1878 ; went to Dunedin : last heard of in 1880 ; was intending to push inland to join some gold diggers ; inquired for by his father.
Tuapeka Times, 4 March 1896, Page 5
The following inquiries for missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly of January 5 :
James Baker left Gravesend for New Zealand ; brother John and father inquires.
Arthur M'Eneaney was last heard of from Wellington ; M. M'Eneaney asks.
Henry Jeffery, seaman, went to Australia on H.M.S. Nelson, and was last heard of in 1882 ; mother inquires.
Sarah Pratt left Bedworth in 1865, is supposed to be in New Zealand ; sister asks.
Tuapeka Times, 11 March 1896, Page 5
The following persons who left the United Kingdom for New Zealand are inquired for in 'Lloyd's Weekly' London newspaper of January 12, the editor of which has the addresses of the inquirers. Persons who discover their friends through this republication are requested to acknowledge the fact when writing to the editor of Lloyd's
Henry Pritchett, blacksmith, left Leamington for New Zealand about twenty-six years since, and was last heard from in 1884- ; daughter Jane is anxious for tidings.
Thomas Joseph Parker, of Canterbury, left London for Wellington in 1857, last heard of from Otago in 1854; sister Elspa inquires.
George Owden left Dalston on March 28, 1884, for Greenpoint, Long Island, America, and his brother, William Maxwell Owden, went to New Zealand in 1861 ; sister Hannah would be grateful for tidings.
Francis Joseph Moran was last heard of in 1894 from Napier ; sister inquires.
Tuapeka Times, 8 April 1896
The following inquiries as to missing friends are from 'Lloyd's "Weekly ' of February 2 and 9 :
William Jones left "Wands worth for Auckland, in September, 1870 ; last heard of at Newcastle, New South "Wales, about eighteen years ago. Mother inquires. Father is dead.
John Owens, of New Plymouth, came to England by the Ionic in November, 1891. A.E.W. is anxious to hear from him.
Charles Stephenson Becks sisters or relatives of Charles Stephenson, Alfred Edward, and William Short, who went to New Zealand and Australia many years ago.
Alfred Bancroft, who was last heard of about fifteen years ago from Auckland as chef, is sought by brother James.
Frank Cass left England for New Zealand in 1863. Sister Pollie inquires.
Mrs Tudor Watt with her husband and children went to New Zealand in 1864. Brother Thomas inquires.
John Miltiades Hensey was born at sea about 1874, on the ship Miltiades, going out to New Zealand. Aunt Polly asks.
Edward Whitcombe left Gravesend for Christchurch seventeen years ago. Sister Sarah asks.
George Chapman, of Deptford, was last seen in 1888 ; is said to be in New Zealand. W. Commander asks for news.
Mrs Hannah Hubbard, of High street, Auckland, when last heard of, is sought by Mrs Lockett.
James Godfrey Warner left Hammersmith for Christchurch in November, 1873 ; supposed to be in Australia. Son Cecil and daughter Carrie inquire.
Charles Reuben Read went to New Zealand about 1887 ; last heard of in Australia about 1893. His father seeks tidings.
Tuapeka Times, 29 April 1896, Page 6
The following intimations as to missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly' of March 1 and 8 :
Thomas Wadsworth, farmer, of Orari, Canterbury, was living in Ashburton in July, 1887 ; cousin Elizabeth inquires.
Ellen Blake (Bacon) was in Taranaki about two years since ; father asks.
Frank McCowan left Dublin for Auckland in 1873 ; nephew Frank inquires.
Emily and W. J. Kingston, farrier, were living in Wills street, Auckland, in May, 1891 ; mother asks ; father is dead.
Richard Robert Brett last wrote Home in 1872 from Hokitika ; sister Sarah seeks him ; mother is dead.
Henry King, of Brenchley, Kent, went to New Zealand about thirty years ago ; brother John asks ; sister Eliza is dead.
Eliza Galliers Carey was last heard of twenty years ago, when she was sheep-farming in New Zealand ; sister Mary asks.
George Harris, when last heard of, seven years ago, was in business as a confectioner in Wellington ; sister A. F. Ingle inquires.
Thomas James was last heard of in New Zealand in 1895 ; mother inquires.
Charles Bayford was last heard of in 1883 from Alexandra (Otago) ; sister Eliza inquires.
Jane Larkin was last addressed "care of Mrs Goaling, 15 Holland street, Wellington "; brother Peter asks ; sister Bridget is dead.
Tuapeka Times, 13 May 1896, Page 5
The following intimations as to missing' friends are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of March 8 and 15:
Mr E. Woodward, when last heard of in 1893, was working at the Ohennez Hotel Bay of Islands ; mother asks.
Henry Wouldham, gardener and seedsman, was at Wellington in March, 1894; nephew, W. H. Wouldham, inquires.
William Ewers, who was last heard of from Wellington in 1866, is sought by his youngest sister, writing from Dunedin.
Louisa Sarah Gardener, nee Deane, left Cambridge Heath twenty-five years ago ; last heard of twenty years since from Christ church ; brother Robert asks.
Martha Maria Lowe was last heard of from Wellington in 1885 ; brother Frank inquires.
Tuapeka Times, 24 June 1896, Page 5
Lloyd's' of April 19 has these notifications concerning missing friends :
William Angel went to New Zealand about 1879-80 ; nephew Frank Smith inquires.
Brooks (Mrs Jane Copley), of Beckenham, last wrote from Auckland in 1839; father seeks news.
Philip Roberts, who went to New Zealand on the Wanganui on November 14, 1889, has not been heard of since October, 189*; parents ask.
Charles Rose went to Australia about forty years ago ; last heard of at Otago ; brother Henry asks.
Mrs Emily Strudwick, of Aldershot, was last heard of five years ago ; believed to have sailed for New Zealand ; nephew asks.
Joseph John Popplewell left England with his wife and family in 1859 to go to Lyttelton on board the ship Mermaid ; brother Charles would be thankful for any tidings.
Sarah Pratt left Bedworth, Leicestershire, for New Zealand about twenty-six years ago ; sister Mary Ann would like to hear from her.
Edward Wilson left Costock, Notts, in 1862 ; last heard of at Timaru ; sister Annie inquires.
The following intimations as to missing friends are from ' Lloyd's Weekly ' of April 26 :
John Barker, of Mears Ashby, Northampton, left London thirty years ago for New Zealand ; last heard of eighteen years ago at Hot Springs, Waiwera, trading for Graham and Co. ; sister (Easter) seeks him.
Tuapeka Times, 29 July 1896, Page 5
The following appeared in recent issues of 'Lloyd's "Weekly :
Two sisters (Eliza and Emma Brown) were asked for on January 19 by their mother and sister Polly, of Oldfield Park, Bath, last heard of ten years previously; under date March 7. their addresses were sent from New Zealand, their locality being at Hahoura, North Cape.
Emma Gentleman (Wood) went to Overtown, New Zealand 30 to 40 year ago ; her sister Susan is anxious for news.
John Osborne sailed for Christchurch five years ago; mother inquires.
Maria Julia Steggall, of Dublin, when last heard of, two years ago, was to be addressed Post Office, Wellington ; sister Kate inquires. George Green, of Ponder End, was at Kaiapoi, Christchurch, sixteen years ago. ; sister Eliza and brother Amos ask.
Otago Witness, 2 August 1900, Page 36
George JAAP, formerly of Lanark, Scotland, tinsmith, last heard of at Oamaru in 1879, or anyone knowing the whereabouts of the said George Jaap, is requested o» communicate with JOH WILKINSON, of Dowling street, " Dunedin, solicitor for the estate of the late Margaret Jaap (deceased).
Hawera & Normanby Star, 30 October 1900, Page 4
The following missing friends are inquired for in Lloyd's weekly newspaper to hand by the 'Frisco mail :
Fowler (Featherston J.) seeks relatives of his father, who was born in Sunderland, Durham, and sailed from Gravesend to New Zealand between 40 and 50 years ago.
Hargreaves (Charles) was last heard of in New Zealand. Aunt (Mrs Kenaill) asks.
McDonald (Mary Ann), or any of the family of Thomas Roff, in New Zealand, are sought by Elizabeth Smith, sister to Mary. , Service (William), of Merton, Surrey, went to New Zealand in 1878. Sister Louisa asks.
Horrocks (Joseph) left Ashton-under- Lyne 14 years ago ; supposed to have settled in New Zealand. Sister Mary asks.
Hawera & Normanby Star, 20 November 1900, Page 4
In Lloyd's weekly of October 7th inquiries are made for the following missing friends :
Anderson (Edward) went to New Zealand 20 years back. Daughter Ruth seeks him or his mother, of Thornley Branch End.
Mallandine (Mrs Elizabeth) was in New Zealand in 1894. Sister Eliza asks.
Houldsworth (Mrs Mary), nee Moore, of Huddersfield, sailed for New Zealand on May 1, 1859; last news in 1870, when employed as a governess, sister asks.
Salmon (Christopher) went to New Zealand or Australia 15 years ago. Brother Peter asks.
Otago Witness, 26 March 1902, Page 18
Robert Rose, a tailor, left Dunedin, New Zealand, about 1877 for Sydney, and there carried on business in Castlereagli street. He is believed to have made thousands of pounds. In 1872 his wife had gone to America, taking their daughter, a girl of four, with her. She died in 1878, and the daughter, who is now married, is anxious to find her father's whereabouts. The police will be glad to receive any information.
The civic authorities in Appingedan, Holland, are making inqunies through the police in Dunedin for the whereabouts of one Thomas Pinclott Chorlton, aged about 33 years, an engineer by trade. He left England in September, 1899, in the Gothic, and on arrival in the colony worked in the Auckland sugar works. He afterwards worked on a dredge at Alexandra, Otago, with one Bob Dennison, whom he described as a "giant." The police will be glad to receive any information.
Elizabeth M'Glauchlin, P. 0., Milford Haven, Wales, inquires for her uncle, John Geary, who some 12 or 14 years ago had an office in George street, Dunedin. She also asks her sister, Mary M'Glauchlin, of Dunedin, to write to her.
Wanganui Herald, 4 December 1902, Page 5
The following inquires for missing friends are from Lloyd's Weekly, of October 17 and 24:
William Osborn left London 40 years back for New Zealand. Sister Sarah has had no news of him for 20 years.
Mrs Osborne, nee Edmonds, left Sussex for New Zealand 27 years ago. Brother John asks.
Charles H. Ward, or Hermon, was living, at East Oaklands, California, in 1887, supposed to have gone to Napier, New Zealand. Niece asks.
Star 9 January 1904, Page 6 MISSING FRIENDS.
Any information forwarded to the Manager: of the Lyttelton Times in respect to musing friends will be duly posted to the advertiser Correspondent are requested to quote th« date of the paper in which their names appear. If replies are required, the necessary postage must be forwarded.
Ryan Walter HARLEY 9, Charles Street, Islington, N. London, England, is very anxious to hear any news of the whereabouts of his sister, Caroline Ryan, or any of her children, who were living in Salisbury Street, Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ, 11 years ago.
Mary BROWN, left Ambraeby, Kibytlh, Scotland, for Australia between the years of 1874-6. Last heard of from Melbourne. Any information concerning her whereabouts gladly received at office of this paper.
BETHELL(James) left Stockport, Lancs., twenty years back for Wanganui, N.Z. Mother and brother Joseph inquire.
BAKER (Walter), of Taheke, Hokiangai N.Z., left home in 1897; last heard of in Sydney. Brother Henry asks.
FIGES (Charles) went to Australia forty years back; believed to be in Tasmania. Brother Edward's daughter asks. SEMLEY (Joseph) left Wombwell for New Zealand in 1896. Brothere George and William inquire
DORRINGTON (Thomas) left Bedford in 1874 for Auckland, N.Z.; last heard, of from Sydney, Australia, ten years ago. Nephew inquires.
CLARK (Arthur) writes: When I was about eight years old I ran away from my home in Church Road, Leyton. I am now about twenty-eight, and should like to hear from my relatives. I have gone by the name of Andrews, but think my name is Clark.
From New York. William G. WATERS seeks hi» father (Robert Thomas) and sister Lizzie. Father was in Dunedin, N.Z. ten years ago; sister in Adelaide six years ago.
POOL (Richard G.) Left Old Ford, Bow, for Auckland, N.Z., in 1874. Sister Susan has lost all trace of him for twenty five years.
TORMEY (Bob), plasterer, left London for New Zealand twenty-six years back. Father seeks him and his sister Jane, who is believed to have married James Pershall.
HUGHES (Thomas), formerly a schoolmaster at Bugley, went to New Zealand and has not been heard of for sixteen years. Brother asks.
BEERE (Robert and Emily) were last heard of in Timaru, N.Z., in 1895. Sister Hannah asks.
JOSEPH (George) was last heard of about 1900 from Tonga, South Sea Islands. Mother and father dead. Sister Emma asks.
WILLETT, (Thomas) went to the gold diggings in Australia. Brother Alfred asks.
Poverty Bay Herald, 22 July 1907, Page 4 MISSING FRIENDS.
Lloyd's Weekly has the following enquiries for missing friends
Barton, William G., left Shepherd's bush in 1905, and is believed, to have sailed on the s.s. Kumara for Auckland, New Zealand mother asks.
Dwyer, Frederick A., last heard of at Somerset, New Zealand, in 1880 nephew Henry asks.
Smith, Robert, of Durham, late corporal Grenadier Guards, was in New Zealand in 1887 son Charles wants news.
Wise (nee Glenlard), Bridget, last heard of in New Zealand 40 years ago sister Helen asks.
Woodgate, Alfred, of Hawkhurst, left England for New Zealand in 1874 last heard of in 1881 niece asks.
Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 20 August 1912, Page
Answers to inquiries addressed to the editor of this paper will (if three penny stamps be enclosed) be forwarded to their destination.
[From ' Lloyd's Weekly.']
Douch (Obediah Chalender John) left Brenchley, Kent, for Wellington, New Zealand, 35 years ago ; last heard of in that city 20 years later. Stepbrother Edwin asks.
Hills (Percy) left Cambridge for Auckland or Wellington, 1908; is believed to have gone to Australia, and to be now in the employ of the Brisbane Government. Father and sister Winnie ask.
Partridge (Mary Ann) Avas living Christchurch, New Zealand, 30 to 35 years ago. Sister Emma asks.
Kilbride (Martha) left Bradford for New Zealand about 33 years ago; believed to have married in the name of Purvis. Sister Margaret asks.
Crouch (Percy Ben) left London for Wellington, N.Z., 1910. Father asks.
Dawson (George), a ship's steward or cook, formerly of Lewisham, was last heard of Auckland, N.Z., 1885-86. Sister Esther asks.
Partridge (John David) left t.s. Exmouth and joined sailing vessel Lady Joslin, 1886 : was last heard of in a coaster, s ; s. Herald, of New Zealand, 1889. Brother Harry asks.
Sullivan (Frank) wrote on his arrival at Wellington. New Zealand, 1904. and has not since been hoard of; is believed to have been employed on new railway works. Stepson William asks.
Otago Witness Jan. 12 & 20 1866
Missing Friends - Dublin
Peter Dempsy, of Rathfarnham, would hear of his cousin, Nicholas Kirwain, by writing to the care of Rowley's Express, Hokitika.
Otago Witness January 20 1866
Charles O'Donnell, native of Staffordshire, age about 23, carpenter. Was digging 12 months ago at Picton. Information of the above is earnestly solicited by his old mate, William Roscow, Post Office, Dunedin.
Otago Witness Saturday January 27th 1866 pg 10 Missing Friends
John Brennan, late of Richmond, Victoria. - Write home at once. Your wife is ill.
The present address of Mr Robert Usher, form Chirsside, Berwickshire, Scotland - some time with Mr Douglas, Wood Haugh Saw Mills, Dunedin. Communications may be sent to Alexander Davidson, Hokitika, West Coast or Mr John Turnbull, Clutha Ferry.
Otago Witness February 10 1866 pg 2 Missing Friends
Herman Lehzen from Osnabruck, Germany. News of importance for you, by writing to Mr Hast, Post Office, Switzers, Otago.
Otago Witness Saturday 24 Feb. 1866 pg10 Missing Friends
George Hutchison - twelve months since of Potters Diggings - send your address to Adam Barr, Post Office, Lawrence. Important news from home.
Otago Witness 3 March 1866 pg10 Missing Friends
George Gledhill - Send me your address. Letters from home. W.M. Hopper, Princes-street.
Otago Witness Saturday 3rd November 1866
Charles Spruce (from Glenorchy, Victoria) is earnestly requested to write to his parents. Address, Post Office, Switzer's Diggings, Otago.
Mr Thomas Powell, who arrived in Melbourne, per Tornado, in 1853, was at Invercargill same year, and in Marlborough in 1865, is requested to communicate with Dalgety, Rattray and Co. Dunedin.
William Shaw, from St Helens, write to your brother Thomas. Letters from home. Direct Post Office, Wetherstones.
Otago Witness September 18 1869 pg13 Missing Friends
Thomas Crossingham and George Nelson, Saddlers, who left Victoria for New Zealand, are earnestly requested to write to their mother, Webster street, Ballarat, Victoria.
Otago Witness September 18 1869 pg13 Missing Friends
William Cunningham, the younger, only son of William Cunningham and Sarah Doughty his wife, late of Southwark, in the county of Surrey, England,) will apply to the undersigned to hear something to his advantage. William Cunningham (the father), was a Millwright, and a native of Berwickshire, Scotland, and died at Southwark in 1852. William Cunningham (the son), after being in Mexico, Brazil and other places outside England, arrived about 20 years ago in New Zealand. Kenyon and Massock, Eldon Chambers, Princes street, Dunedin, Otago.
Otago Witness Saturday 29 October 1870 page 13 Missing Friend
If this should meet the eye of Harriet HILL, who left Launceston, per Creole, for Invercargill, write to your brother William Hill, Arrowtown.
Otago Witness 2 May 1874 pg 16 Missing Friends
If this should meet the Eye of Ann DUBERLEY, who came from Ludlow, Shropshire, England, she can hear of a friend by applying to the York Hotel, George, Street.
William O'Sullivan, Son of Dan. O'Sullivan, Cahermore, Castletown, Berehaven, Co. Cork, Ireland, will please communicate with P. Sullivan, Coolac Green, Gundagai, N.S.W., He is good-looking, about 27 years, 5ft. 11' in height, dark curly hair, broad shoulders, and rather reserved in manner.
The Dominion November 25th. 1936. (Wednesday)
All the way from County Down, Ireland, has come a letter to The Dominion Wed. 25th November 1936 from a woman who seeks news of her uncle, last heard of in Wellington over 70 years ago. His name is James Gibson the rest the letter is best to make its own appeal:-
"His native place when born was Magherally, and the same place he left when he left for New Zealand. My mother was a sister of his and she was the oldest of the family. His father's name was John Gibson Magherally and his mother's name was Sarah Mateer, of the same place. Can you find any thing about him, or if he was married? I was reared with her father and mother, for they took me from my father and mother when I was nine months old. My father's name was James Massery (sic) I would be pleased if you could write to me and send me word about him - Mrs Sarah Mercer. Tyllyhinan. Banbridge. Co. Down. Ireland.
Mrs Mercer forwarded with her letter a five shilling postal order to pay for an advertisement, which will appear soon in an advertising column. The foregoing, in the meantime, will serve as an unofficial beginning of an Irishwoman's search for a long - lost Uncle...
War Cry 1888 1890 1894
Southern Cross Oct. 4 1865
A large list of letters received at the Chief Post Office, Auckland, in the month of July lat, unclaimed on the 30th Sept. 1865.
The Mother's Lament
Otago Witness Feb.1866