suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Henderson
Given names: 
Christina K.
Given address: 
Girls' High School Ch'ch
Sheet No: 546
Town/Suburb: 
Riccarton
City/Region: 
Christchurch
Notes: 

A biography of Christina Kirk Henderson (1861 - 1953) appears in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Two of Christina's sisters also signed the petition: Alice and Stella. Another sister, Elizabeth Reid Henderson, was too young to sign the 1893 petition but in 1933 – under her married name, Elizabeth McCombs – she would become New Zealand's first woman MP.

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.

How to cite this page

'Christina K. Henderson', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/christina-k-henderson, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 7-Sep-2017

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