suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Eccles
Given names: 
Emma
Given address: 
Avondale
Sheet No: 393
Town/Suburb: 
Avondale
City/Region: 
Auckland
Notes: 

Biographical information provided by Stefanie Lash for the He Tohu exhibition:

Emma Eccles was born Emma Nelson in Auckland in 1870. She married Robert Patterson Eccles at the age of 21 in Auckland. The couple lived first in Avondale, where Robert worked at the Avondale Hospital, the main mental health institution in Auckland. They had six children and later moved to East Tamaki, where they had a farm.

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

'Emma Eccles', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/emma-eccles, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 8-Sep-2017

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