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Subject: [NZ] Papers Past - Star - Christchurch - October 1883 - BMD's
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 12:49:57 +1300

Papers Past - Star - Christchurch - October 1883 - BMD's

Monday 1 October 1883
Birth -
Manhire - October 1 at Sparks road, Spreydon, to wife of
W.H.Manhire, a daughter.

Tuesday 2 October 1883
Birth -
SCOTT - October 1 at St Albans to wife of W. Bramwell Scott, a son.

Wednesday 3 October 1883
Birth -
BRETT - September 28 at Courtenay, Mr James Brett, a daughter
LENDENFELD - at Spencer House, to wife of Dr Ven Lendenfeld, a daughter.

Marriage -
September 26 at Presbyterian Church, Kaiapoi, by Rev Robert McGregor,
assisted by Rev J.A. Dawson, R.W.Chapman, Esq, of Springbank,
Moeraki, to Miss R.E. Johnstone, daughter of Samuel Johnstone, Esq.
of Kaiapoi.

Death -
BICKERTON - June 12 at Birkenhead, Cheshire, England, aged 68 years
Mr William Bickerton, for many years Chairman of St Mary's Mutual
Improvement Society,
DEMPSEY - October 2nd at his residence Manchester street, John Andrew
Dempsey, aged 61, Wellington papers please copy.
McKAY - October 2nd at Byron street, Sydenham, Eleaner McKay,
daughter of James McKay, in her 21st year.
QUINN - October 2nd at his residence Shirley, John Quinn, in his
43rd year.
TUCK - at Peterborough street, Edward George, son of George Tuck,
aged 4 years.

Funeral Notice - DEMPSEY -
The friends of the late Mr John A. Dempsey are respectfully informed
that his funeral will leave his late residence, Manchester street,
south, on Friday next, at 1-45pm for the Catholic Cemetery.

Thursday 4 October 1883
Birth -
ASHBY - October 2nd at the North Belt, to wife of D. Ashby, a daughter

Marriage -
September 26 at Presbyterian Church, Kaiapoi, by Rev Robert McGregor,
assisted by Rev J.A. Dawson, R.W.Chapman, Esq, of Springbank,
Moeraki, to Miss R.E. Johnstone, daughter of Samuel Johnstone, Esq.
of Kaiapoi.

Funeral Notice - DEMPSEY -

Friday 5 October 1883
Marriage -
September 25 at St Luke's Church by Rev E.A. Lingard, Charles
William, 2nd son of Colonel George Turner, Liverpool, England, to
Annie Elfrida, only daughter of Joseph Rosewarne, Esq of Christchurch.

Death -
At Falsgrave street, South Belt, Sydenham, John, beloved son of John
and Mary Mortimer, aged 5 years.

Saturday 6 October 1883
Birth -
PEARCY - October 4th at Carlton Place, to wife of H.E. Pearcy, a

Marriage -
September 25 at St Paul's Pres. Church, by Rev J.Elmslie, Henry
Darby, youngest son of the late William Darby, Esq, Wilby, England,
to Frances Jane Stelford, daughter of the late Samuel Stelford, Esq,
of The Maze, Lisborn, County Down, Ireland.

Deaths -
HEASEMAN - October 6th at Eton Place, Manchester street, south,
Robert Heaseman, youngest and dearly beloved son of John & Emma
Heaseman aged 3 and half years of diptheria.
SCARVELL - Sep. 20 at Darlinghurst, NSW, Edward Augustus Searvell,
solicitor, youngest son of the late John Scarvell, aged 47 years
MASKELL - October 5 at her residence, Gloucester street west,
Lydia, wife of W.M.Maskell, aged 43.

Funeral Notice - HEASEMAN -
the friends of Mr John Heaseman are respectfully invited to attend the
funeral of his late son Robert, to leave his res. Eton place, Sunday
7th inst. at -pm for the Addington Cemetery.

Monday 8 October 1883
Birth -
BUSH - October 4th at Sydenham, to wife of John Bush, a daughter

Deaths -
BUSS - Oct. 7th at Harrange, Rangiora, Reginald Stronghill,
youngest son of William and Mary Elizabeth Buss, aged 15 mths.
DUNFORD - October 8th at his residence, Cashel street, east, William
Dunford, aged 46 years.
HARRINGTON - October 7th at his residence, Montreal street, William
Harrington, sen. aged 81

Tuesday 9 October 1883
Birth -
BUSH - October 4th at Sydenham, to wife of John Bush, a daughter
DASS - October 5 at Winchester, street, Lyttelton, to wife of
William Dass, a son.
HALL - October 7th at the residence of Mrs Hughes, Colombo road
north, to wife of Jesse Hall, a son.

Marriage -
October 5th at St Andrew's Church, West Oxford, James, youngest
surviving son of James Harbidge, to Rose Ellen, daughter of John
Cope, both of Birmingham.

October 8th at the residence of Rev Elmslie, by Rev J. Elmslie, John
Mackenzie, of Tai-Tapu, to Jessie McBeath, 2nd daughter of Mr Adam
McBeath, Dunbeath, Scotland.

Death -
MADDISON - October 9th at Gloucester street, east, Gertrude
Josephine, youngest daughter of Joseph Clarkson and Jane Maddison,
aged 13 months.

Wednesday 10 October 1883
Birth - WILLIAMS - October 8 at Sherwood, to wife of A.C. Williams
a son.

Death -
WALLS - October 8 at Tuam street west, Amy Agnes, the only surviving
and beloved daughter of Walter Walls, aged 6 years 10 months.

Thursday 11 October 1883
Birth -
TOOSEY - October 9 at Loura, Fendalton, to wife of O.M. Toosey, a
WATSON - October 9 at the Schoolhouse, Washdyke, Timaru, to wife of
Mr J.Watson, a daughter.

Marriage -
October 8 at Whangarei, Thomas Albert, 5th son of the late Henry
Phillips of Rookwood, to Frances, 3rd daughter of W.J.Smith, Wanganui.

August 15 at Mitcham, Surrey, by Ven. Archdeacon Harrison, Randolph
Mainwaring, to Edith L.V. Foley, youngest daughter of the late
Henry Foley, of Ersham House, Canterbury, and Westow Manor House, Hunts.

SANDMAN - October 9 daughter of C.Sandman, aged 1 month.
MELVILLE - October 10 at Avonside, Seten, infant son of David S. and
Louisa Melville, aged 6 weeks
SCHRADER - October 11 at his res. Montreal street, Sydenham, James
Schrader, aged 49 NZ and Home papers please copy.

Friday 12 October 1883
Birth -
MATHIAS - October 7 at Christchurch, to wife of Vincent Mathias, a
JONES - October 8 at 183 East Belt, Mrs J. Ormsby Jones, a son.

Saturday 13 October 1883
Birth -
MERTON - October 11 to wife of A.J. Merton, a son.

Death -
ROSENDALE - October 12, at Templeton, Laurina Catherine, youngest
daughter of Neils Hansen and Louisa Rosendale, aged 15 years.

Monday 15 October 1883
Birth -
SANDREY - October 12 at Leeston to wife of George Sandrey, a daughter
ATKINSON - October 13 at Marchmont, Rangiora, to wife of William
Atkinson, jnr, a daughter.

Marriage -
October 4 at St Saviour's Church, Sydenham, by Rev H. E. Cocks,
Edgar Jas. Andrews to Mary Letitia Mercer.

Death -
RENTOUL - September 28 at Nile street east, Nelson, Catherine,
widow, of the late Major William Rentoul, H.M. 23rd Royal Welsh Fu--liers.

Tuesday 16 October 1883
Deaths -
RUTHERFORD - October 16, at Christchurch, Agnes May, infant child of
George & Agnes Miller Rutherford, of Dalethorpe, aged 17 mths.
POPE - October 15, at 17 Bath street, Alfred Mackenzie, youngest
son of henry Pope, age 1yr 3 mths.
JONES - October 15, at Christchurch Georgiana, beloved wife of
henry Jones, builder, Hereford street, aged 64

Wednesday 17 October 1883
Birth -
DICKEY - October 9 at her residence Wilson's road, to wife of W.F.
Dickey, a son.

Deaths -
RUTHERFORD - as day previously
JOHNSTONE - October 11 at Kowai Bush, Sidney Rodrick, youngest and
dearly beloved son of Frederick T. and Jessie Johnstone, aged 10 mths 3

Funeral Notice - SAUSSEY -
the friends of the late Mr James Saussey are respectfully invited to
attend his funeral to leave his residence Montreal place off Montreal
street south, tomorrow at half past 2 o'clock for the English Cemetery.

Funeral Notice - Oak of Sydenham Lodge No 98 - SAUSSEY -

Thursday 18 October 1883
Birth -
SAUSSEY - October 17 to wife of the late J.F.Saussey, a son, at her
residence, Montreal Place.

Marriage -
October 16 at St Mary's, Merivale, by the F. Knowles, assisted by Rev
T. Flavell, incumbent, Charles Alexander, 2nd son of W.W. Wells Esq,
Cheltenham, England, to Florence Lizzie, daughter of W.H. Lane,
Esq. Christchurch.

Death -
SCOTT - October 17 at Woolston, Mary, wife of Henry Scott,
SAUSSEY - October 16 James Francis Saussey, at his residence
Montreal place, beloved husband of Susan P. Saussey, after a long and
painful illness.

Funeral Notice - SCOTT -
The friends of Mr Henry Scott are respectfully invited to follow the
remains of his late wife Mary, to the Woolston Cemetery. The funeral
leaves Mr James McMASTER's house, River road, at 3-30pm on Friday the
19th October.

Friday 19 October 1883
Birth -
LANCE - October 18 at Okeover, to wife of Henry P. Lance, a son.

Marriage -
October 17 at Christchurch T.P. Arnold B.A. to Marion ? Griffith.

Death -
WILLIAMS - October 18 at his residence Papanui road, Alfred
Williams, 2nd son of the late Rev John Williams, Dunedin.
Le MESSURICE - October 18 at his residence, Spring Farm, Lincoln
road, Abraham Le Messurier, aged 49. Home papers please copy.
BUCKLY - October 18 at Harewood road, papanui, Jemma, eldest
daughter of the late Valentine and Maria Buckly aged 20 years.

Saturday 20 October 1883
Birth - page 3
DANN - October 18 at Aikman's road, St Albans, to wife of E.S.
Dann, a daughter.

Marriages -
October 10 at the weslyan Church, Tai-Tapu, by Rev W. Cannell, John,
eldest son of Mr C. Withell, Brookside, to Sarah Box, 2nd daughter
of Mr W.H. Perryman, Lavington Farm, Tai-Tapu.

October 18 at the house of Mr Smallwood, Sydenham, by Rev. Taylor,
Thomas Wagstaff, late of Sunderland, England, to Beatrice Mary
Lax, eldest daughter of the Rev B. Lax, of the same city.

Death -
WRIGHT - October 19 at Kaiapoi Island, Sarah, beloved wife of
William Wright, aged 67 years.
CLARIDGE - October 19 at his residence, Harewood road, Mr Thomas
Claridge, sen. in his 58th year.

Funeral Notice - MINNIS -
the emmbers of the Maiden City L.O.L. No 1 Lyttelton, are requested to
attend the funeral of our late Bro Hugh Minnis, drowned in Lyttelton
Harbour on October 4th to start at 3-15 pm tomorrow Sunday from the
Morgue for the English Cemetery.

Monday 22 October 1883
Birth -
CAMPBELL - October 19 at 239 Armagh street, to wife of C? R.
Campbell a son.
FRANCIS - October 19 at Sydenham, to wife of A.J. Francis, a daughter.
SWAINE - October 20 at Selwyn street, to wife of S. Swaine, a son.

Marriage -
October at St Stephen's Church, Ashburton. by Rev E.A. Lingard,
John Robert Bland, of Ashburton, to Harriet Mary Grant, of

Deaths -
DOWD - October 21 at Waltham, Mary, beloved daughter of P.Dowd, age
STUBBS - October 19 at his residence, East Oxford, Thomas Stubbs,
aged 70.

Tuesday 23 October 1883
Birth -
CHAMBERS - October 21 at Woodend, to wife of Frederick Chambers, a son.

Marriage -
October 17 at the Registrar's Office, Wellington, Christopher John
Story, of Bannockburn, Otago, to Annie Baker, of Wellington.

Funeral Notice - DURHAM -
the friends of the late Mr John Durham are respectfully informed that
his funeral will leave the Morgue, Lyttelton, tomorrow, wednesday
October 24 for the Church of England Cemetery.

Wednesday 24 October 1883
Death -
GRAY - August 18 at St. Germain-on-Lyne, near Paris, Margaret
Gray, aged 13 years, (could be 18) youngest daughter of Henry Francis
and Sarah Gray, formerly of Avon Head, Riccarton, Christchurch

Thursday 25 October 1883
Birth -
CLARKE - October 23 at Waioola (Waicola ) Villa, 17 Armagh street
east, to wife of Gaius ? Clarke, a daughter
WATTERS - October 17 at Hurunui, to wife of John Watters, a daughter.

Death -
BLAKE - October 12, at Sydney, Edith Mary Blake, only daughter of
J. and M. Blake late of the A 1 Hotel.
DENCHAR - August 25, at Strathview, Kirriemuir, Forfarshire,
Scotland. Mr George Denchar, accountant, British Linen Bank. aged 57

Friday 26 October 1883
Birth -
GOLDSMITH - on October 23 or 25th at Sudley, Irwell, to wife of
Philip Wharton Goldsmith, a daughter.
HOPE - October 24, at Waimataitai, Timaru, to wife of Arthur
Hope, a son.
MURRAY - October 24 at New Brighton schoolhouse, Mrs P. Murray, a
ROBINSON - October 17 at 12 Fife street South Belt, to wife of G.
SEY - October 23 at Cashel street east, to wife of William Sey, a son.

Death -
THOMSON - at 17 Barbadoes street, David, youngest son of David and
Marian? Thomson, aged 1 year and 5 mths.

Saturday 27 October 1883
Birth -
HERMAN - October 24 Cashel street east, Mrs I. Herman, a son.

Marriage -
August 28 at 7 Belgrave terrace, Hillhead, Glasgow, by Rev Robert S.
Drummond, D.D. of Bellhaven, U.P. Church, assisted by Rev James Taylor,
D.D. Edinburgh, Duncan Cameron Esq. of Springfield, Canterbury,
NZ, to Margaret, daughter of the late John Hunter Esq.

Death - CLERY - October 26 at Sydenham, Sarah, wife of Vincent
Clery, age 35 years.

Monday 29 October 1883
Marriage -
October 24 at the Registrar's office, Christchurch, Edward Wilson to
Ruth Mundy, both of Christchurch.

October 25 at Heathcote Valley, near Christchurch, by Rev E. best,
Richard Wright Esq. of Ellesmere. to Ada mary, eldest daughter of
Mr J.S. Buxton, Derbyshire and Staffordshire papers please copy.

Tuesday 30 October 1883
Birth -
HOLLAND - October 27 at London street, Lyttelton, to wife of T.
Holland, a son.

Death -
PICKFORD - October 27 at North street, St Albans, William, beloved
son of Thomas Henry and Julia Pickford, aged 6 years.
LAYCOCK - October 29 at 290 Oxford terrace east, Annie, beloved
daughter of Robert and Ellen Laycock, aged 12 years.

Wednesday 31 October 1883
Birth -
PERYMAN - October 15 at Lavington Farm, Tai-Tapu, to wife of H.E.
Peryman, a son.

Death -
GRANTHAM - October 28 at the Royal Hotel, Lyttelton, Rhoda Rosina,
beloved wife of Robert Waldron Grantham, aged 25 years.

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
25 February 2007
transcriptions of BMD's from early Christchurch newspapers

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