suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Allan
Given names: 
Eliza
Given address: 
Castle St
Sheet No: 60
Town/Suburb: 
Central Dunedin
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Eliza Robb Allan was born in 1878 in New Zealand – the daughter of John Allan, a draper, and Janet Morrison.

Eliza did not marry and when she signed the suffrage petition she was living in Castle St, Dunedin, working as a ladies nurse.

Eliza died on 7 April 1947 and is buried in the family grave in the Northern 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

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

'Eliza Allan', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/eliza-allan, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 14-Apr-2020

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