Long Lost Relatives

Timaru Herald, 17 March 1875, Page 3
Eli TIMS Came out to Canterbury in January last from England. Elizabeth GUNN would like him to communicate to the Otaio Hotel, near Timaru.

Otago Witness, 11 January 1879, Page 24 Advertisements Column 1
MISSING FRIENDS- D. C. (late of Milton, Victoria), please write to W. S. H., the Levels Station, Timaru.

Evening Post, 3 January 1887, Page 2
The following paragraphs are from the Long Lost Relatives' column of Lloyd's Weekly: Francis Nicholls, engine-fitter, left Liverpool fourteen years ago for Australia, and was last heard of in Timaru, in 1881, at Wellington. His mother seeks tidings of him.

Missing Friends Timaru Herald April 7 1887
If Alfred H. Hammond, late of Park Corner, Knockholt, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, will apply to T.F. Farley, Bookseller, Timaru, he will hear of something to his advantage.

Timaru Herald Thursday 8 December 1887
The following notices are from Lloyd's Weekly newspaper:-
Mr G. Briant and Mrs Wilkins are enquired by their anxious mother. When last heard of in August 1878, Mr Bryant's address was Pain's Town, Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand; and the address of Mrs Nicholls, Pareora, near Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand

Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, March 24, 1889
Alice KING (nee RYAN) was at Temuka post office in 1884, when her mother and brother last heard.

Tuapeka Times, 18 March 1891, Page 6
The following we from 'Lloyd's Weekly' of January 18 : Eliza Rump, in 1880, lived at Temuka. Her mother asks.

Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, August 9, 1891
Eliza Rump (Jan 18.) who in 1880 was at Temuka. Her mother has been replied to by her son-in-law, who gives the family's address.

Tuapeka Times, 8 July 1891, Page 6
The following inquiries for missing friends are made in 'Lloyd's Weekly ':- James Oliver, believed to be a sheep-shearer, was heard of six years ago at Timaru ; mother very ill and anxious.

The Timaru Herald Thursday 20th August 1891
Enquiry is made in Lloyd's Weekly for the following;-
John Thomas Webber went from Plymouth to New Zealand in 1875, and was last heard of at Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand, in 1879; sister Mary Jane.

Bush Advocate, 10 October 1891, Page 3
George Ashey went to New Zealand twelve years ago, and three years since wrote, from Christchurch P. 0., Timaru, Canterbury, New Zealand; brother James.

Tuapeka Times, 18 May 1892, Page 5
The following announcements relating to missing friends are from 'Lloyd's Weekly' London newspaper : Walter Hill, of the Freemasons' Arms, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, in 1879 was at Timaru, and was "going up country." Brother John asks him to write. Parents dead.

Tuapeka Times, 10 August 1892, Page 5
The following missing friends Are Inquired for in 'Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper ': Thomas Chambers shoemaker) and his wife Sophie were last heard of in 1884 from Timaru; he was then working for Messrs Wade and Shea, bootmakers.

Tuapeka Times, 24 May 1893, Page 3
The following inquiries are taken from 'Lloyd's "Weekly ' newspaper of March 26.
John E. W. White, late of Bridge House, Deptford, sailed in the s.s. Rimutaka for Timaru on January 13, 1888. His parents wish to know his whereabouts.

Tuapeka Times, 14 June 1893, Page 4
The following inquires were taken from 'Lloyd's Weekly ' newspaper's of April 16 and 23 : Sam Blyth was last heard of June, 1883, when sheep shearing at Timaru. Brother Thomas seeks him.

New Zealand Herald, 12 July 1893, Page 3 Missing Friends
John Thatcher, when last heard of in duly, 1818 was at Orari Flat, Woodbury, Canterbury, New Zealand, is inquired for by his brother.

Tuapeka Times, 1 November 1893, Page 4
The following persons who left the United Kingdom for New Zealand are inquired for in 'Lloyd's Weekly' London newspapers of August 27, September 3, and September 10. Thomas Stephens left Brugan, Cornwall, about nineteen years ago, and sailed in the s.s. Colombo for Timaru ; last heard from seventeen years since ; letters to be addressed to the Timaru Post Office. Sister Grace.

Tuapeka Times, 21 March 1894, Page 5
The following persons who left the United Kingdom for New Zealand are inquired for in the January number of 'Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper,' 1894, the editor of which has the addresses of the inquirers. William Shand last wrote home from Timaru in 1887. Sister Wilhelmina inquires.

Marlborough Express, 18 July 1895, Page 2
Information respecting the address and circumstances of the under-mentioned persons is wanted by the Secretary of the General Post Office. Kilpatrick, James, and Simpson, John. Lived in Temuka fifteen years ago. Inquired for by Catherine McGahey, Ireland.

Tuapeka Times, 11 September 1895, Page 6
Mrs William Quinton, last heard of from Adelaide road, Newtown, Wellington, is sought by her mother. Alfred Brown, copper setter, left London about twenty-one years ago ; last heard of in 1879 from M.I. Company, Washdyke, Timaru. Brother William inquires. George Herbert, last heard of twelve years ago from New Zealand, is sought by his niece Mary Ann.

Tuapeka Times, 16 October 1895, Page 5
The following persons are inquired for in Lloyd's Weekly ' of August 18 and August 25 : George Wilson ("Joseph Mount"; was last heard of in 1884, when he was living in Makikihi, South Canterbury. Nephew (Albert Carter) seeks him.

Tuapeka Times, 8 July 1891, Page 6
James Oliver, believed to be a sheep-shearer, was heard of six years ago at Timaru ; mother very ill and anxious.
Joseph Mount (George Wilson) left Herne Bay in 1875 and last heard of on February 19 1880, at Makikihi (South Canterbury) ; sister Phyllis inquires.

MISSING FRIENDS . Manchester Times (Manchester, England), Friday, February 17, 1893; Issue 1855.
Benson - The address is desired of James or George Benson, who left Drigg, Cumberland, about 1884 for New Zealand, and whose last known address was Sutherland Post Office, near Timaru. The inquirer is his brother, Thomas Benson, 25 Gray-street, Oponshaw, Manchester.

Tuapeka Times, 24 June 1896, Page 5
Lloyd's of April 19 has these notifications concerning missing friends : Edward Wilson left Costock, Notts, in 1862 ; last heard of at Timaru ; sister Annie inquires.

Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, April 3, 1898
Writing from Timaru, Sydney TOMLIN, answers our inquiry (Nov. 28) from his sister Georgina, a Bloomsbury resident. he says:- "I feel positive it is me. I left London for Lyttelton about 23 years ago. I wrote home, but had no answers to my letters. I am longing for news."

Star - Christchurch - 1903 - May 2 page 6
Missing People - LUKE - George Henry, last heard of in Timaru. Henry Luke, c/o Post Office, Dunedin inquires.

Star 12 December 1903, Page 6
Any information forwarded to the Manager of the " Lyttelton Times" in respect to missing friends will be duly posted to the advertiser. Correspondents are requested to quote the date of the paper in which their names appear. If replies are required, the necessary postage must be forwarded. BEERE (ROBERT and EMILY) were last heard of in Timaru, N.Z., in 1895. Sister Hannah asks.

Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 23 October 1906, Page 3
MISSING FRIENDS. Answers to Inquiries. Forty years ago Arthur Eaton left Liverpool for New Zealand, and last wrote from Christchurch about 1868. This was the inquiry we inserted for his brother John in Chesshire (April 29). A response comes from Arthur Eaton, in Timaru, New Zealand, who claims to be the person sought, and will be pleased to communicate with brother John.


New York Passenger Arrivals (Ellis Island)

Isabella Thomson Berry age 47y 9m
Arthur Berry age 49 5m
Married
Residence Timaru
Nationality: New Zealand, English
Ship arrival date: 11 Sep 1924
Departure port: Liverpool
Arrival port; New York City
Ship name: Franonia (1923)

James Alexander Campbell age 37
Married
Residence Timaru
Ship arrival date: 7 March 1923
Departure port: Southampton
Ship name: Majestic

William Fishwick age 34
Married
Haydn Fishwick 4y
Single
Residence Timaru
Nationality: English
Ship arrival date: 20 Feb 1915
Departure port: Liverpool
Arrival port; New York City
Ship name: Lusitania
Winifred N. Howell
Single
Residence Timaru
Nationality: New Zealand, English
Ship arrival date: 16 May 1918
Departure port: Wellington, N.Z.
Ship name: Corintic

Alexander Lesile age 57
Married
Residence Timaru
Nationality: Scottish
Ship arrival date: 11 Sep 1921
Departure port: Liverpool
Ship name: Celtic

Mary Logan age 37
James Logan age 45y 6m
Married
Residence Timaru
Nationality: New Zealand, scotch
Ship arrival date: 23 May 1924
Departure port: Southampton
Ship name: Aquitania
Ship arrival port: New York
Leonard Smith Talbot age 43
Emma Talbot age 42
Married
Residence Timaru
Nationality: English
Ship arrival date: 10 Oct 1923
Departure port: Southampton
Ship name: Majestic

William Graham Thomson age 41
Single
Residence Timaru
Nationality: New Zealand, Scotch
Ship arrival date: 8 Sep 1924
Departure port: Liverpool
Arrival port; New York City
Ship name: Baltic

David Clarkson Turnbull age 54 11m
Nationality: New Zealand, English
Agnes Callander Turnbull age 54 4m
Married
Residence Timaru
Nationality: New Zealand, scotch English
Ship arrival date: 29 Oct. 1922
Departure port: Southampton
Ship name: Caronia

Press, 6 January 1910, Page 7
Mr William Fishwick, L.A.B., of Auckland; has been appointed organist and choirmaster at the Timaru Trinity Presbyterian Church, and will take take up duties next month.  

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