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DAILY SOUTHERN CROSS
DEATH ENTRIES
1867

The Southern Cross began as a weekly paper in Auckland on 22 April 1843. In 1862 it became the first daily newspaper in Auckland, changing its name to the Daily Southern Cross. The Southern Cross was merged with the New Zealand Herald, which is still published today, in 1876.

These have been kindly indexed by Jacqueline Walles. If you think any of these entries belong to you, they can be researched in greater detail through the Papers Past website. There are sometimes follow-ups at later dates.

01 April 1867 Died - Catherine KELLY, the wife of Private Kelly.

01 April 1867 Thomas Bath ASHMAN - found shot by rifle bullet at Pt Chevalier

01 April 1867 An engineer named FIRTH was accidentally drowned in the creek near Walton's Wharf, Wairoa.

01 April 1867 Died - Mrs Thomas HENDERSON - another of our oldest and most respected colonists - Emily Place. [Death Notice: HENDERSON On 18th March at Emily-place, Mrs Thomas HENDERSON, funeral from residence tomorrow (Wednesday) 3 p.m. [19 Mar 1867]

02 April 1867, Tuesday - Died - Catherine TIMS, aged 56, wife of Martin Tims, carpenter. [Death Notice: TIMS On 1st April Victoria-lane, Catherine, wife of Martin TIMS, aged 56 years. Funeral from residence today (Tuesday) 3 p.m. [02 Apr 1867]

05 April 1867, Friday - A man named Thomas RILEY died on board the Emma Jane Manukau Harbour

06 April 1867 -Charles Apthorpe WHEELWRIGHT was found dead at the corner of Ponsonby and Great North Roads - Lieutenant in the E.I. Co, Bengal Artillery.

11 April 1867 - Died - A young man named John DALTON - Miranda Redoubt

15 April 1867 - Inquest verdict returned on John DALTON

15 April 1867 - Joseph SEYMOUR of the Three Brothers - boating accident at Omaha.

19 April 1867 - Murder of Charles William Sydney SMITH at Victoria Valley. (06 July 1868 - Hami TE HARA apprehended for the murder. Also 01 August 1868 and 04 Sept 1868 - Trial of Hami TE HIRA.

22 April 1867 - Death of Pitihera Kopu of Te Wairoa.

22 April 1867 - FATAL ACCIDENT AT MANGAWAI - THREE MEN DROWNED William SEYMOUR (Capt Seymour's second son), Edward CATLAN and John STURGE.

27 April 1867 - Body of John STURCH/STURGE found - inquest.

29 April 1867 - Captain JUNOR drowned at Shakespeare's Bay.

01 May 1867 - We regret to learn that our late fellow settler, Mr William HOBSON, who left Auckland for England via Sydney, with his family, only a short time since, expired on his arrival at Gravesend. His body was removed on shore for burial.



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