1866: Charles is born, location is assumed as Christchurch?
1876: Charles was admitted to Timaru Main School.
1882: Last day [School] Dec 15th. --> Destination - Slaters Drapery...
1895: Charles, employed as a bricklayer dies [in a work related accident] in Wellington New Zealand at just 29 years of age. His Will states that he is half owner of about 10 acres of land at Yuroke [that is about 25 kilometres north of Melbourne] his brother Harry is nominate administrator of the will.
From the TIMARU, Herald November 10 1895.
At the Inquest on the body of Charles Machin, who was killed by a fall of earth in a tunnel on the Wellington drainage works, a verdict of accidental death was returned.
Three jurymen expressed the opinion that the tunnel should be examined every morning before the men resumed work.
Prior to import, this record was last changed 22:26 17 Mar 2011.
WELLINGTON, Per the Thames Star & TIMARU, Herald: 1895