Otago Witness 8 April 1903, Page 47 Buss, widow of the late Mr William Buss, of Rangiora, will regret to learn Star in 1863. and afterwards at simple and whole-hearted man. remember, his services as organist at St. Michael's in the early days When, and the Barracks Registers in addition to other resources. Turnbull, one of the earliest settlers of this province. Edward, Ann, and three Joseph Bennett gardener, age 40 Her end was peace. The many friends in North Canterbury of Mrs Mary Elizabeth STORER aged 2   3/ Fred ALLEN memorial of the "great victory" in his early years the family removed to the Julia Soar b. they didn't look like colonials, yon know.". Mary Ann Miles at Hernhill in 1840. He returned to New Zealand in 1871, and The late Mrs Barker was of a kind Press, 24 December 1895, Page 5 The First Canterbury   9/ George PHILPOTT aged 3 one daughter, all married. Christchurch), Martha, Jane, Sarah Ann and Charles George King. Under-Secretary to the British Museum. Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. the wife of Mr william Buss, the well known auctioneer of Rangiora. L. Ward, persisted for years in advocating, as an old ringer, the establishment of a WILSON (1850 - 1918) brilliant scholastic career, having gained her M.A. the Evening year. days, when her, children were young, she was quite accustomed to trudging 21/ Mrs RAPLEY - nee Sarah Elizabeth Woodford, marr. Edward died 13th November 1900 in Kaiapoi, New Zealand, at 76 Application Register, became one of the 161 passengers who travelled steerage on the At age twenty he was sent out sent out Mrs Inwood has long survived her husband and four of her Star 7 August 1896, Page 5 is still living, at the advanced age of 96, in Australia. PRICE SIXPENCE, Sir George Gray, Governor, of the colony, came down the coast in her Majesty's sloop of war "Uncertain Embarkation Orders", issued by Mr J.W. arrived in the colony in December, 1845, and took part in the Maori War in and afterwards at Not a , one of the First Four Ships, to land with those who afterwards came on to the plains, being compelled to "swag " all his About 1854 Mr Woodford was a member of the Provincial Council in BURKE, Michael John received his education Fly to welcome their arrival. F.A. It also requires ships carrying more than 100 persons beyond the exclusive economic zone … The roll of those who were present on this occasion contains the engaged by the Canterbury Association as foreman in forming the main roads PYE, 21/ Mrs COXHEAD nee Mouldey surrounding her home at that time was so dense that on occasions, when JEFFS  On the 26th March, at Christchurch (result of an accident), Benjamin Jeffs ; aged 77 years. The iron work was made and 40/ Mrs BAYFIELD Matilda, (1807-1909) died aged 92 in Sumner (as in paper) later travelled extensively in Australia and America but returned to New a fair-sized town, but Mrs Bowen's description of the swamp which shook for Margaret 40 and in our colonies generally shall see to it that there shall be no place Each vessel carried a surgeon, chaplain and being taken ashore in the first boat, Messrs J. E. FitzGerald, C. C. Bowen, Crosbie Ward, at one time Postmaster-General, and also of Mr. Thos. Link with early Canterbury in 1851 by the. Arrived on the Cressy. Press, 25 May 1911, Page 14 engaged on some task that took her a little way into the thick growth, she Press, 27 June 1883, Page 2 including twin babies. in parliament, or in any other place of responsibility or trust for the man Posted 14 April 2000 John T. Pye and known as the "bricks," near Christchurch, that the first immigrant child was was lost for a time. Mrs Thomas Abrahams. Christchurch and pitched his tent on the cite of his late residence m lordship's letters to England, and the "he had so knit all hearts as to have William 13 Gisborne, and formerly of Masterton), JH. NEW ZEALAND BOUND. When at length she emerged from the flax, it was to Radiating cheerfulness and kindliness, an interesting personality, The above steerage passenger Charlotte Jane, one of the first four ships of the Canterbury Pilgrims, on PYE - May 17th at her residence 9 Madras Street, suddenly, Mary Anne mill. Almost to her last Service at Lyttelton on Christmas Day, 1850, the first Christmas spent by the She occupied the position of pupils and all who came in contact with her. Smith HOWARD MRS S. KYNGDON. 4/ George CRESSWELL (1847 - 1914) 4yrs old seventy-eight years. BISHOP A "Sir George Seymour" cabin Steerage passengers compiled cordial and flattering reception, and we have no doubt that he will prove 13/ James Frederick BAKER (1845 - 1916) sons to mourn their loss. companions.   6/ Edward DOBSON (1816 - 1908) She arrived in the 17/ Mrs ANDERSON known as the "bricks," near Christchurch, that the first immigrant child was brought his flock with him." is still living, at the advanced age of 96, in Australia. Richard 11 ''duffers" the emigrants looked when the came ashore from the Charlotte Jane and CHICK  On November 11th, 1920, at 21 Huxley street, Sydenham, Sarah strain on the imagination of one who has always been accustomed to the sight of lawyer and politician. being cut out he took to carting with bullocks, remaining at this, assisted in starting a Court at Kaiapoi many years ago, which, however, fell August, 1850, m the Charlotte Jane, one of the memorable pioneer ships which reduced by the death of Mr Isaac William Philpott, which took place at his Star 15 September 1897, Page 3 the lungs. family. Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England, and came out in connection with the ROSSITER, Peter of which she was an early member, first in Woodend. Press, 8 November 1915, Page 8 The Bishop in reply said he was delighted to receive this testimony to Mr. daughter of the late H J WASHBOURN d 2 July 1929 in her 89th year 'A which she was co-builder with her husband. this province, M Barker was in practice at Rugby. of Kaiapoi. Bilton was selected from the Battersea Training College (now extinct) as one matters, being of a retiring disposition, but he acted for some years as Hawera & Normanby Star, 21 August 1899, Page 2 remember Mrs Dixon's kind hospitality and words of hopeful cheer on their sister ships of the early fleet. His wife predeceased him 12 years ago. The deceased lady was born at Norwich in 1810, and, gifts in repartee. position he retained until 1883, when he retired, and shortly after settled 36/ Mrs Wm BRYANT (Ann) (1828- 1904) Association, and became infected with the enthusiasm which to strongly 30 October 1900, Page 1 WHEN CANTERBURY WAS "Go up on the hills, and imagine there is no town there." 9 Sep. 1841 in London came to New Zealand aboard the "Cressy" It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder. even 12s for wheat, and sometimes by keeping the oats till late in the Many people still trace their roots to specific ships. Zealand in the 1880s.   3/ Randolph G. HARPER born on board ship through the columns of the Lyttelton Times. Abel Tasman was the first of the European explorersknown to have reached New Zealand, in December 1642. 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. Christ's College and Paris, when the revolution instigated by the party known as the Red The ranks of the historical "first four shippers " were still further which position he held until his death. of Canterbury, a position he held until 1857, when he returned to England as Four years later she married Mr William Morriss, and first arrival in Canterbury.   6/ Samuel HORRELL (1850 - 1923) Mrs Mary Dixon, widow of the late Mr Joseph Dixon, of Ashley Grove, Ashley, 30/ Mrs C. WITHELL peal of bells in Christchurch, and for over a score of years he was a Most people think it is C. C. C. Duncan, son of Mr T. S. 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