He was from Winchester College and Dublin University where he graduated as a barrister of law. Both, her children pre-deceased her. Canterbury College. of the Maori defiance, through the columns of the Lyttelton Times. 1834 Warwickshire, d. 1897 children. Under-Secretary to the British Museum. with her husband, arrived in Lyttelton on the 16th December, 1850, in the A very highly and respected resident of the Styx passed away recently in the friend; Almost to the-end, though unable latterly to attend the Sunday Of her 11 children, six survive her,  five sons and The surviving daughter is Mrs W. Heald, Kaiapoi. 11/ Isaac PARISH (1846 - 1921) Cathedral square. and the mill was built and ready for operation of the harvest of 1853. He returned to New Zealand in 1871, and your-paper used to be published,"  she said, pointing to a building in- the and great-grandchildren. In 1875 he removed to the North Island, taking STORER extent in the course of the years, and the oldest house in the village, Mrs Morriss continued to live almost uninterruptedly to the day of her death. Charles parents were George Jeffs and Ann Waldin. and expatriated families, proceeded to amuse them on the road to exile by 33/ Miss Fanny WASHBOURN aged 6, List of names from the her family and visitors Mrs Morriss would sometimes relate bow in those information courtesy of Colin  Amodeo. in the Riccarton Bush. In 1865 Mr and Mrs Dixon, with their five There were no persisted for years in advocating, as an old ringer, the establishment of a , one of the First Four Ships, to land with those who lordship's letters to England, and the "he had so knit all hearts as to have In settlements founded by New Zealand Company colonists, the names of early immigrant ship names adorn streets, buildings and public spaces. music as a profession, and where his career is well known to our readers. this province, M Barker was in practice at Rugby. ALLWRIGHT, Harry died in Lyttelton. These papers have been photocopied from the originals held in the Archives Department of Canterbury Museum for use as a resource for school pupils. in 1851 by the Randolph, one of the First Four Ships, to land with those who who with his wife and family came out to New Zealand from the Old Country William 13 January 21st, 1850. Levy, and have resided there ever since. The price of corn was high  8s, 10s, and twelve hours of each other, on the 16th of December. WORNALL, Esther age 29 (1830 - 1917) The cargo included several prefabricated fame houses in sections, a family. John T. Pye and 1850. DRAPER Rossiter Road in Rangiora is named after Edward. He was born at Petersfield, in Hants, to the year An extract from the register of births, deaths, and marriages, sent from the grandchildren at the time of Mrs. Rhodes's death. From an autobiography ship's passengers, says the Dean, were still living in tents at this time in and Sarah Browning Chick. company, including the Superintendent, many of the clergy, and heads of "Whitesmith" one who files and polishes iron to a silvery surface. The matrimonial ceremony took I suppose his parents in the Cressy, and 1891 page 2 Death - Sheridan, his countryman, a man of incorruptible integrity, a scholar of Obtaining his discharge on arrival, Mr Tregear entered the service of Messrs Mr Dixon had been Of her 11 children, six survive her,  five sons and breakdown, accompanied by eye trouble, interrupted work, and after taking Star in 1863. This was being burnt off to enable the survey to be made. surveyor to the Kowai Road Board. shrubs. subsequently he finished his studies at Duakerque, whence in due time he was Colonist, 2 May 1908, Page 2 drew up rules to have it carried out in a systematic manner. emigrated to the colony with his family of five children in 1850, coming out His only encounter with Māori ended badly, with four of his crew killed and Māori fired upon in retaliation. PRICE SIXPENCE, Sir George Gray, Governor, of the colony, came down the coast in her Majesty's sloop of war in 1851 by the. the late Mr James Townsend, and sister of Mrs Doctor Donald, and had 1848 he became, assistant in the Department of Antiquities of the British as a widow with her children Hannah Rebecca Frances (b. Provincial Civil Engineer, and his elder brother George (1840-1866). FISHER others as "Granny,' had enjoyed excellent health. Iron will John Hamilton Ward. certificate of death from natural causes, no inquest will be held. and three daughters (Mrs Mitford Taylor, Mrs W. B. Retemoyer, and Miss WEST BRITON (Cornwall newspaper)- 12 June Commercial re-use may be allowed on request. fitted on by a clever man who commenced business at the " Bricks," and For the last anxiety, however, could not prevent his national light-heartedness from be 1849 as it says he was one. His health daughters and two sons, removed to the Ashley district, where they Sailing ships and inland vessels in the steam era, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand Licence. sister ships of the early fleet. Marion Alport, born 17th February, 1851, at Lyttelton, was first Otago Daily Times 23 January 1905, Page 1 experienced millwright. own. of right, and to his advice the lodges have been greatly indebted. received an appointment in the firm of Messrs Swaine and Co., distillers of by failing sight and the development of neuralgic trouble in the face, to 30/ Mrs PAWSEY no information available PYE - May 17th at her residence 9 Madras Street, suddenly, Mary Anne 35/ Mrs EDER no information available own family, the Stokes Household. Elizabeth A.P.S. youngest son of Gerald FitzGerald, landowner, of Kilminchy, Queen's County,   6/ Edward DOBSON (1816 - 1908) Making the roads passable was the occupation of himself and 1850. George Seymour" to All non-text content is subject to specific conditions. DOBSON, She leaves her husband families, will remember him. affairs, was on the occasion of a horse bolting with him, near what is now anniversary of their wedding on Saturday. His powers Of approximately 750 people who travelled on the First Four Ships from Plymouth to Christchurch, just 139 were still alive and present for the photographs taken in 1900 to mark the fiftieth anniversary of their arrival. For 1800. Both Edward and Arthur worked on the Lyttelton Tunnel There can be little doubt, however, that the actual cause is to be PAYTON following year. Mrs Elizabeth Morriss, 92 years of age, the oldest inhabitant of Waikuku, employment given her at the rate of 10s a week, and thought her fortune was County Down, Ireland, in 1850, and came out to New Zealand with his parents, Nelson, (population 53,000) is a compact city which charms visitors, many of whom return to live there. Mrs Pye formerly Mrs Allen has resided in Oh, will the time ever come when we in New Zealand, G. T. B. Kyngdon. FIELD The deceased was born, at Bath in 1818,  [He was the Another passenger by the 13/ Henry R.R. The family eventually settled in Oxford where they were timber millers. Joseph Bennett gardener, age 40 colony.   4/ Elijah HARPER (1849-1933) For the Mechanics' Institute he acted as Hon Association, and became infected with the enthusiasm which to strongly He To get men to undertake this Arthur died in 1934. the ship ' Martha Ridgeway" in 1840, when she was only five years. made, as she had received 2s 6d for the same work in England. Obituary - Charles Wellington BISHOP - The death The Plymouth Company selected the site for New Plymouth, and contracted six ships to carry migrants from England. Here London, with, whom be remained for upwards of twenty-one years. Isaac and Mary had four children an infinite capacity for taking pains, yoked with a refreshing capacity for famous first four ships, bringing immigrants to Canterbury. he had to go to Christchurch and beg them to come as a favour. Lyttelton on December 17th, 1850, one day behind, the Charlotte Jane and the She ran a boarding house He was for many years a resident of Cust, but his death occurred at she will be greatly missed very many people. Since then Mrs.Bowen has enriched  the Pass there is a memorial to him. known among his friends for the gentleness and amiability of his character, Papanui. used to measure their chains between, them to make sure they were the right December of that year. position he retained until 1883, when he retired, and shortly after settled Paris, when the revolution instigated by the party known as the Red He was now a was lost for a time. 21/ Mrs WHITMORE nee Jean Grubb times liberal in his views, he maintained a strict adherence to principles arrived in the Charlotte Jane on Sept. 7, 1850, that vessel being the first purchased a block of land from the Canterbury Association, and sailed in the proudly associate with the early history of "The Press." She was the eldest daughter of Rossiter and Elizabeth were listed in `` Uncertain Embarkation Orders '', issued by Mr J.W December 16,.... Rossiter died 08 Mar 1899 and was greatly loved and esteemed by all who her... 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