suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Killip
Given names: 
Ellen
Given address: 
Brighton Road Parnell
Sheet No: 21
Town/Suburb: 
Parnell
City/Region: 
Auckland
Notes: 

Biographical information provided by Stefanie Lash, Archives New Zealand, for the He Tohu exhibition:

Ellen Killip has signed the Women’s Suffrage Petition with her two sisters, listed below her: Bella Moir and Emily Mahoney. Mahoney was their maiden name. All three were daughters of James Mahoney and Agnes Craig, and were born in New Zealand.

Ellen was born in 1865. In 1881 she married Robert William Killip, a blacksmith. They lived on Brighton Road in Parnell, and had two children, Robert Norman and Mabel Blanche.

Ellen was widowed in 1929. She lived to the age of 92, dying in 1957.

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

'Ellen Killip', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/ellen-killip, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Aug-2017

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