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WEEKLY NEWS 3rd September 1914

GRIFFEN 25 Aug 1914, Priestly Road, Napier, Mr & Mrs Hunter S Griffen, LMS Samoa, son. [WN 03.09.1914]
PATIENCE 20 Aug 1914, Matangirau, Mr & Mrs Frederick Patience, daughter. [WN 03.09.1914]
McGILL 31 Aug 1914, Nurse Kew’s Home, Pokeno, Mr & Mrs A McGill, daughter. [WN 03.09.1914]

CASSIDY – HETHERINGTON 31 Aug 1914, residence of Mr HUBAND, Lynwood, Maungaturoto, by Rev G A T RICKABY, Albert INCH, 5th s/o late Rev Fredk Cassidy of Donegal, Ireland & Motueka, Nelson, to Eliza, only d/o late John Hetherington of Carrigill, Cumberland and Mareretu, Kaipara. [WN 03.09.1914]

CHESTNUT 19 Aug 1914, Mairoa, Elizabeth, beloved w/o Robert Chestnut, aged 52 yrs. Deeply regretted. [WN 03.09.1914]
CLARKE 26 Aug 1914, Dunmore, Waingaru, William Clark, late of Waikato North, aged 87. “At rest” [WN 03.09.1914]
TAIT 2 Aug 1914, son’s res. Mananui, King Country, Hugh Tait, late of Whananaki and Waro, Hikurangi, aged 75 yrs. [WN 03.09.1914]

MOLOUGHNEY ILMO Patrick Moloughney, 30 Aug 1909. Inserted by wife & family. [WN 03.09.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 10th September 1914

PRIME – CARMONT 16 Aug 1914, Otorohanga, King Country, Neville Vincent, third s/o F Prime, Devonport, to Lydia Susan, eldest d/o J C Carmont, Otorohanga. [WN 10.09.1914]

DALE sister/daughter Mary Ann, died 13.09.1908, sisters G RAYNER & E MONTGOMERY; parents George & Sarah PRATT, Pakiri. [WN 10.09.1914]
ROBINSON Henry Lyman, died 10.09.1911, h/o K Robinson. [WN 10.09.1914]

p.21 Hokianga Harbour near Rawene, Monday morning, Mrs Frederick BEAZLEY, aged 20 yrs and her 1 year old child, drowned when the punt they were in swamped. Three others were rescued. [WN 10.09.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 17th September 1914

BENNETT Iris Urina, died 05.09.1911, aged 15.4 yrs, Tirohanga, Opotiki [WN 17.09.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 24th September 1914

BIRTHS FECHT 5 Sept 1914, Ararimu, to Mr & Mrs A E Fecht, daughter. [WN 24.09.1914] DEATHS BUSHILL 10 Sept 1914, late res. Alison Ave, Devonport, Emily, w/o S G Bushill, 40 yrs. O’Neill’s Point Cemetery. [WN 24.09.1914] COLLIER 15 Sept 1914, Kaiwaka, Kaipara, Catherine, relict of late W A Collier, m/o A & J Collier, of Kaiwaka. In her 53rd year. [WN24.09.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 1st October 1914

COLE 28 Aug 1914, Mairoa, to Mr & Mrs J M Cole, son [WN 01.10.1914]

BERRIDGE 22 Sept 1914, Waikiekie, Whangarei, Henry, h/o Mary Berridge, 76 yrs. Arr. Auckland 1859. [WN 01.10.1914]
STANTON 6 Sept 1914, Samuel Victor, youngest s/o Joseph & Sarah Frances Stanton, 11mths. [WN 01.10.1914]
VICKERS 19 Sept 1914, at Mr A Verrall’s res., Hikutaia, Opotiki, Arthur William Vickers, b/o Mr B S Vickers, aged 53. [WN 01.10.1914]

DENNISTOUN – PYNE 19 September 1914 at res. of Mr & Mrs F H Pyne, Bealey Ave, Christchurch, Beatrice Pyne to Lt George Dennistoun, R.M., s/o Mr & Mrs G Dennistoun of Peel Forest, presently in England. Lt Dennistoun has been ordered home to join his ship & will be travelling on the Athenic with the Canterbury Expeditionary Force. Miss Jocelyn Pyne, the bride’s youngest sister, was bridesmaid. [WN 01.10.1914]

p.21 Irene May DOUCH, aged 2 ½ yrs, at the front of her parents’ home, Tuhikaramea Road, Hamilton, last Friday – was killed by a kick from a horse, only one small mark on her forehead. [WN 01.10.1914]
p.21 Joseph KYTE, aged 20, single, drowned in the Whangarei Harbour near Onerahi, through the swamping of a dinghy whilst fishing. The body has not been recovered. [WN 01.10.1914]
p.21 Evelyn JOHNSON, a student aged 16, s/o Mr Cameron Johnson, artist of Queens Bldgs, Wellesley St, Auckland, fell from a verandah of the Ferry Bldgs to the footpath last week and died almost immediately. With others, he was at Mr H A Holl’s University Coaching College where they were watching the troops passing. Johnson stepped on to the glass verandah which gave way. Beside the effects of the fall he was badly cut with broken glass. Drs MILLINGTON, PURCHAS & DUDLEY attended. The immediate cause of death was a dislocated neck. [WN 01.10.1914]
p.21 Enos P MARKS, single, aged about 50, died on Thursday at Watchman’s Mine, Tararu. Accident occurred on the reef above Sunbeam level where he was working with a mate J W ORCHARD. Died whilst being carried to the surface. Coroner’s verdict: Deceased was accidentally killed by a fall of ground and that no blame was attachable to anybody. [WN 01.10.1914]
p.21 Mr Hugh McDONALD, aged 80, died at Coromandel. He came to Coromandel shortly after the Waikato War. He was one of the first men to join Major Jackson’s Forest Rangers and was many times under fire. When the Native Contingent was formed under the late Major DRUMMOND HAY, Mr McDonald came to Coromandel and engaged in mining pursuits. He was Manager of the Success Goldmine when the mine was worked by an English company. He leaves a widow and adult family. [WN 01.10.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 8th October 1914

FLAVELL 10 Sept 1914, Dargaville, Northern Wairoa, to Mr & Mrs Edwin Flavel, daughter. [WN 08.10.1914]

MARTIN 23 Sept 1914, Matakohe, Kaipara, Janet Alton, widow of late John Martin, native of Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland, 77 yrs. Hope papers please copy. [WN 08.10.1914]
WALKER 24 Sept 1914, Maungakaramea, Mary Hamilton, widow of late James Walker, of Maungakaramea and late of Clevedon (Wairoa South), 82 yrs. [WN 08.10.1914]

BLACK – WILKIE 28 Aug 1914, St Barnabas Church, Mt Eden, by Rev E J McFARLAND, Guy Harris, youngest s/o late Wm Black of Opotiki, to Ella Mildred, youngest d/o late James Wilkie, Opotiki. [WN 08.10.1914]
McADAM – MacMILLAN 3 Oct 1914, Presbyterian Manse, Hamilton, by the Rev Alexander GOW, George McAdam of Berwickshire, Scotland, to Maggie, d/o Duncan MacMillan, Tarbert, Argyleshire, Scotland. [WN 08.10.1914]

FORD Wilfred Thomas, eldest s/o George & Annie Ford, acc. Drowned at Ohakune, 04.10.1913. [WN 08.10.1914]
GOLDSMITH Charlie, acc. killed, Owens Road, Epsom, 09.10.1911, brother & brother in law M A & J F HUTCHINGS & family. [WN 08.10.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 15th October 1914

FYERS 25 Sept 1914, Naumai, Dr Low’s Private Nursing Home, Huntly, to Mr & Mrs A B Fyers of Rua Nunakia, Waiterimu, a daughter. [WN 15.10.1914]
ROBINSON 6 Oct 1914, Sperry Home, Thames, to Mr & Mrs G H Robinson, Ngatea, a son. [WN 15.10.1914]

BRUNTON 12 Oct 1914, Waihi Hospital, Harriet, widow of late Robert Brunton of Wade, 72nd yr. [WN 15.10.1914]
LAFFOLEY 5 Oct 1914, Tryphena, Great Barrier, John Laffoley, late of Jersey, 93 yrs. Jersey Papers please copy. [WN 15.10.1914]

HORSMAN Wife/mother, Ann Horsman, died 12.10.1913 at Mt Albert. [WN 15.10.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 22nd October 1914

ROSSITER 17 Oct 1914, Nurse Kew’s Home, Pokeno, Mr & Mrs W H Rossiter, ‘Churchill’, a son [WN 22.10.1914]

LOW 11 Oct 1914, res. Marua, Jane, w/o late John Low, 84th yr. [WN 22.10.1914]

RADFORD James Walter Radford, died 17.10.1902, late of Commercial Road, Arch Hill, Auckland, f/o dau. Jeannie & son Percy, Brooklyn Road, Carterton. [WN 22.10.1914]
ROUSE Son Tom, acc. Killed in Mercury Bay, 25.10.1913. [WN 22.10.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 29th October 1914

HETHERINGTON 14.10.1914, St Helen’s Nursing Home, to Mr & Mrs Wm Hetherington of Nelson, a son. [WN 29.10.1914]

McDERMOTT 22.10.1914, Wgtn Hosp., pneumonia & measles, Clement, youngest s/o Peter & Bridget McDermott, Onetea, Nthn Wairoa, aged 20 yrs; late member Auckland Expeditionary Force. RIP. [WN 29.10.1914]
CLUCAS 13.08.1914, London Rd, Northwick, Cheshire, Lily, w/o Rev J W Clucas, Foxdale, Isle of Mann, 52 yrs. [WN 29.10.1914]
HILL 22.10.1914, Bella Vista, Waterloo Quad., Henry Wilson, h/o Mary V Hill, 77 yrs. Late of Mauku. Int. St Andrew’s, Epsom, 24.10.1914. [WN 29.10.1914]

GORDON – HINGE 16.09.1914, Northolt Church, Robert W Gordon of Huia, Auckland, to Kathleen, eldest d/o late Michael Hinge & Mrs Hinge, Northolt, Mdsx, Eng. [WN 29.10.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 5th November 1914

MASEFIELD Killed in Action - From the Christchurch correspondent – Major Robert MASEFIELD, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, a native of Akaroa, eldest son of Mr V Masefield, sheep farmer, Akaroa. [WN 05.11.1914]
STEELE Killed in Action – 25 Oct 1914, Capt Oliver STEELE, Royal Berkshire Regt, eldest son of Mr T J Steele, Arney Road, Remuera, Auckland. The intimation from the War Office included a message from Earl KITCHENER. Capt Steele served in the Boer War and in India. [WN 05.11.1914]

MORROGH-BERNARD 18 Oct 1914, at parents’ residence, Marangai, Okaihau, Bay of Islands, Patrick, s/o Gilbert & Catherine Morrogh-Bernard, aged 8 yrs. RIP. [WN 05.11.1914]

BEECHE – SIM 23 Sept 1914, Methodist Church, Paeroa by Rev T G Carr, assisted by Rev W Lea, John Blennerhassett, 2 s/o late John Beeche of Reefton, to Ada, eldest d/o late Richard Sim of Cambridge & Mrs A Forbes of Paeroa. [WN 05.11.1914]
THIRWALL – FERGUSON 21 Oct 1914, at Mrs Ferguson’s residence, Burwood Rd, Matamata, by Rev McInnes, Mr Aaron Thirlwall, late of Canterbury, to Miss Daisy, 3 d/o Mrs Ferguson and the late Mr Wm Ferguson of Matamata. [WN 05.11.1914]

OBITUARIES [WN 05.11.1914]
JACKSON Mr David Jackson – The death has occurred at his residence, Glasgow Terrace, Auckland, of Mr David Jackson, aged 83 years. Mr Jackson arrived in Auckland when quite a young man and saw service in Maori war. He married a daughter of the late Mr James Sims who, with his family, arrived here in the Duchess of Argyle in 1842. He leaves six children. Mr R Jackson of Auckland; Mr F Jackson, resident in Sydney; Mr David Jackson, of London; Mrs W E Baxter, and the Misses M & J Jackson of Auckland. Mr Jackson was very highly respected and possessed many friends. [WN 05.11.1914]
MACKY Mr S C Macky, a very well known & highly respected resident of Auckland, Mr Samuel Cochrane Macky, passed away at the Auckland Hospital on Monday, after an illness extending over a month. The late Mr Macky was the eldest son of the late Rev John Macky, Presbyterian minister at Otahuhu, and the first Moderator of the Presbyterian General Assembly, who came to NZ in 1854. Mr Macky was born in Londonderry, Ireland, in 1844, was educated in NZ and in 1859 was sent to Victoria to study farming. Returning to NZ two years later, he was engaged in farming at East Tamaki until 1873, when he sold his holding and became interested in mining at the Thames. As the result of a severe illness, he had to give up active participation in mining matters and accepted the appointment of collector for the Thames County Council. Mr Mackay (sic) was business manager for the Thames Advertiser for some years, after which he received an engagement as traveller for the firm of Messrs Ehrenfried Brothers. Mr Macky was legal manager for a number of gold mining companies and he floated the Victoria Gold Mining Company. [WN 05.11.1914]

p.21 Emily BATE, md women of Durham St, Christchurch, admitted to hospital with very severe burns to the lower part of her body, serious injuries. [WN 05.11.1914]
p.21 Malcolm McDONALD, retired farmer of Omakau, died suddenly in a Central Otago train on Monday. [WN 05.11.1914]
p.21 Mr James ORR of Gordon, fell from horse and lay unconscious for 8 hrs, head injuries, condition critical. [WN 05.11.1914]
p.21 Rita Evelyn, aged 2yrs 9mths, youngest d/o Mr W H PANCKHURST, was knocked down by a trap driven by her father, the wheel passing over her body. She died an hour later. Inquest verdict: Death from shock & injuries. [WN 05.11.1914]
p.19 Fatality in bar – George PRAIN died in Gladstone Hotel, Dunedin. Verdict: No blame attached to anybody, died from meningeal haemorrhage. A charge of manslaughter against Ernest DALLAS was dismissed. [WN 05.11.1914]
p.21 Albert YOUNG, employed by Auckland Farmers’ Freezing Works, was crushed against a wall by a truck, internal injuries. [WN 05.11.1914] p.21

WEEKLY NEWS 12th November 1914

MATHIESON Killed in Action – Captain Kenneth MATHIESON, Irish Guards, near Ypres, 1st Nov 1914: resided near Marton, ex Rangitikei farmer. [WN 12.11.1914]

ANDERSON 26 Oct 1914, Te Kopuru Hospital, Charles Edward, of Ararua, Matakohe, Kaipara, late of Norrkoping, Sweden, aged 54. [WN 12.11.1914]
HICKS 5 Nov 1914, Matiere, Lucy, w/o J Hicks & youngest d/o late Samuel KENNARD, aged 24. Dunedin papers please copy. [WN 12.11.1914]
O’NEILL 1 Nov 1914, at sister’s (Mrs HENWOOD, Papatoetoe) res., John E O’Neill, aged 60. [WN 12.11.1914]
PADDISON 28 Oct 1914, res. Gleneden, Matakana, Elsie, w/o Samuel George Paddison, aged 39. [WN 12.11.1914]
SAUNDERS 9 Nov 1914, Waihi Hospital, Hazel, w/o J S Saunders, Princes St, Waihi, aged 18. [WN 12.11.1914]

MELVILLE – SNELLING 1 Oct 1914, St Mark’s Church, Remuera, by Rev W E S CONNELLY, John Morison Melville of the City of Auckland, formerly of Kaipara Flats, to Frances Olive Snelling, youngest d/o late Wm Henry SNELLING, Maungaturoto. [WN 12.11.1914]
WAINWRIGHT – NORTHOVER 3 Nov 1914 at All Saints’ Church, by Rev G W DENT, Charles Albert, eldest s/o Mr C S Wainwright, Auckland, to Mildred Agnes, youngest d/o Mr J NORTHOVER, Eltham. [WN 12.11.1914]

COSTELLO Bridget Costello died 12 Nov 1913 at Te Pu, Rotorua, aged 56. From daus. Jennie DUNN, Bridget & Nellie. [WN 12.11.1914]
KENNARD Charlotte, died 13 Nov 1907, Linton nr Palmerston North, w/o John Kennard, aged 65. S/o H Rodgers, Auckland. [WN 12.11.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 19th November 1914

GREEN – CARR 4 Nov 1914, by Rev H A Flavell, Harvey Holmes Green, Mangapai, to Charlotte Ann Carr, 2 d/o late W Broughton Carr of London, England. [WN 19.11.1914]

CAMERON 4 Nov 1914 at Mangawai, John Cameron, h/o late May, formerly of Kaiwaka & Inverness, Scotland, aged 81. [WN 19.11.1914]
PRATT 7 Nov 1914 at res. Pakiri, Sarah, w/o George, aged 75. [WN 19.11.1914]

ELLIOTT Julia, died at Rukuhia, Hamilton, 16 Jan 1908, sister of Jeannie D Elliott. [WN 19.11.1914]
LORD Weston George, died 15 Nov 1911. [WN 19.11.1914]
PEARSON 28 Nov 1910, dau. A Lord. [WN 19.11.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 26th November 1914

GOVAN 17 Nov 1914, at res. cnr Baillie & Richmond Sts, Thames, Joseph, h/o Lily, aged 74. [WN 26.11.1914]
HEMPHILL 8 Nov 1914, parents’ res. Maungaturoto, Lance, eldest s/o F & P Hemphill, aged 2yrs 6mths. [WN 26.11.1914]
McLEOD 16 Nov 1914 at Whakapara, Lucy, w/o D F McLeod, aged 35. [WN 26.11.1914]

MADIGAN – STRONG 29 Oct 1914, Ponsonby Baptist Church by Rev W Rollings, John D’Lacy Madigan, late of Nelson, to Elsie May Strong of Wanganui. [WN 26.11.1914]

McGUIRE Thomas McGuire, died 16 Nov 1913, father & f.i.l/o T T & l Bushby. [WN 26.11.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 3rd December 1914

HEARD 9 Nov 1914, at res. Warkworth, of pleuro-pneumonia, Mary Argyle, w/o George Heard & d/o Mrs J O Zanders, aged 35. Sth Aus. papers please copy. [WN 03.12.1914]
NEVILLE 20 Nov 1914, Joseph, h/o Mary, Dairy Flat, eldest s/o Michael Neville, late of Parnell, aged 47. [WN 03.12.1914]
ZANDERS 20 Nov 1914, at res. Warkworth, Caroline Wilhelmina, widow of late J O Zanders, aged 65. (4 sons, 2 daus.) [WN 03.12.1914]

RUSTON – BROWNE 3 Nov 1914 at Devonport, Charles Samuel Ruston, 2 s/o Joseph Ruston, late of Napier, to Mary Munn Browne, eldest d/o Frank Browne Browne (sic), Napier. [WN 03.12.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 10th December 1914

MARSHALL 28 Nov 1914, at Opotiki Public Hospital, Noel Leslie Bain, s/o Mr & Mrs J A Marshall, Waimana, aged 3yrs 5mths. No mourning. [WN 10.12.1914]

EARLE – CHRISTIE 26 Nov 1914, Christ Church, Wanganui, by Rev H Reeve, Maurice Earle, 2 s/o Dr R C Earle, Wanganui, to Dorothy, 3 d/o Mr H F Christie, St John’s Hill, Wanganui. [WN 10.12.1914]
HENSON – ELLIOTT 30 Nov 1914, Congregational Church, Mangawai, by Rev W Trigg, Edgar Somerville, 2 s/o late Mr Henson of Auckland, to Jessie Helena, eldest d/o Mr Rowland Elliott of Tara, Mangawai. [WN 10.12.1914]
RATTENBURG – HALLIDAY 17 Nov 1914, Wesleyan Church, Waitara, by Rev J W Griffin, Leslie James, youngest s/o Mr James Rattenburg of Waitara, to Eileen Myrtle, 2 d/o Mr Thomas Halliday of Kawakawa, Bay of Island. [WN 10.12.1914]

CADMAN Died 12 Dec 1913, m/o son & d.i.l, Alf & Zylpha. [WN 03.12.1914]
CUFF Joshua Cuff, solicitor, Matata, Bay of Plenty, died 12 Dec 1908, f/o Louisa McKENZIE. [WN 03.12.1914]
GEDGE Father, died at Stratford 8 Dec 1912, aged 68. Daus. E E Larsen, Otewa, and B E Metcalfe, Hamilton. [WN 03.12.1914]
JENNINGS William, h/o Violet Ethel, acc. Drowned at Pakiri 13 Dec 1913. [WN 03.12.1914]
McKENZIE Hugh, journalist, died Perth, West Aus, 8 Dec 1913; h/o Louisa McKENZIE [WN 03.12.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 17th December 1914

KNAGGS 11 Dec 1914, at res. Leigh, Omaha, George, h/o Isabella, formerly of Kilham, Yorkshire, England, aged 70. [WN 17.12.1914]
NEILL 8 Dec 1914 at Napier Hospital, Susan, relict of late Robert Neill, schoolmaster, Hawkes Bay. [WN 17.12.1914]

BEALE – POLLARD 21 Nov 1914, Holy Trinity Church, Devonport, by Rev F W Young, Herbert William youngest s/o J A Beale, Devonport, to Florence Nellie, eldest d/o William John Pollard, Guildford, Surrey, England. [WN 17.12.1914]
SKUDDER – CHEESEMAN 17 Nov 1914, St James Church, Kerikeri, Arthur Inwood Skudder of Moerewa to Evelyn, only d/o Mr & Mrs Horace Cheeseman, Kerikeri, Bay of Islands. [WN 17.12.1914]

ANNETT Father, died 18 Dec 1913 at Kumeu, aged 76. [WN 17.12.1914]
CRULLER Mother, died Kaeo 22 Nov 1913 (dau & s.i.l, Enid & Bart Elliott, Mangonui) [WN 17.12.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 24th December 1914

CHOCQUEEL Killed in Action – Mr Mercel Chocqueel, b/o Andre Chocqueel of Hamilton, at the battle of Betheny on 17 Sept 1914. Mr Joseph Chocqueel, formerly a res. of Hamilton is among the missing at the fighting around Dixmunde. [WN 24.12.1914]

SPENCER 16 Dec 1914, res. 6 James St, Archhill, George, h/o Esther, late of Pakiri, formerly of Nova Scotia, aged 81. [WN 24.12.1914]

JOYCE – LEDGER 16 Dec 1914, at res. of Judge JONES, Stout St, Gisborne, by Rev H T Rownsley, Edward Pattricks Joyce of Spring Tce, nr Gisborne, to Emily Annie Ledger of Stout Street, Gisborne. [WN 24.12.1914]

p. 17 A determined suicide is reported from Pongaroa, in the Pahiatua back blocks. A young man named ILLINGSWORTH, who was said to be well connected and who was lately offered employment at a farm at Mara, was arraigned on a charge of vagrancy. He tore his singlet in the lock-up, put it through the observation hole and attached it to the bolt of the door. He evidently then put his head in a noose thus made and twisted his body round till he strangled himself. At the inquest a verdict of suicide whilst temporarily insane was returned. [WN 24.12.1914]

WEEKLY NEWS 31st December 1914

RUSSELL 26 Dec 1914, res. 67 Burnley Tce, Mt Albert, Jessie, widow of late John Russell of Waitakere Ranges, aged 74. [WN 31.12.1914]
MARTINSON 21 Dec 1914, res. Katikati, h/o Julie, late of Norsewood, Hawkes Bay, aged 60. [WN 31.12.1914]

SHEPHERD – PAGE 22 Dec 1914, St Paul’s Church, Auckland, by Rev Cecil A Watson, Ernest, eldest s/o Mr & Mrs T Shepherd, Otahuhu, to Florence Bertha, 3 d/o Mr & Mrs W Page, Halcombe. [WN 31.12.1914]

REA Father, 30 Dec 1912 (d. & s.i.l., E & D Morrow, Matamata) [WN 31.12.1914]
STRONGMAN Bertie, acc. killed 24 Dec 1913 (parents A & E Strongman) [WN 31.12.1914]

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