suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Thomson
Given names: 
Christina
Given address: 
Anderson Bay Road
Sheet No: 64
Town/Suburb: 
Andersons Bay
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Christina McAuslan was born about 1837, she married Alexander Thomson, a plumber, on 11 September 1863 in Dunedin.

They had four daughters and when Christina signed the suffrage petition the family were living in Andersons Bay Road.

Alexander died at their home in 1896 and Christina died on 24 June 1906. They are buried in the family grave in the Southern Cemetery.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

Otago Nominal Index http://marvin.otago.ac.nz

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Presbyterian Research Centre https://www.presbyterian.org.nz/archives/

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 Thomson', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/christina-thomson, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 7-Nov-2019

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