suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Fleet
Given names: 
A.
Given address: 
Stafford Street
Sheet No: 54
Town/Suburb: 
Central Dunedin
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Anne Irvine Fleet/Flett was born in 1871 in New Zealand – the daughter of James Fleet, a labourer, and Elizabeth Turnbull.

Anne spent her early years in Waitahuna before moving to Dunedin with her family in the 1880’s.

When Anne signed the suffrage petition she was living with her family in Walker Ave, off Stafford St, in Dunedin working as a tailoress.

Two of Anne’s sisters also signed the petition (See 54 J Fleet and 49 Bella Fleet)

Anne married James John George Scott, a joiner, in 1906 and they had two sons.

She died on 10 January 1945, and was buried in the Andersons Bay Cemetery.

James died in 1851, he was cremated and his ashes buried with Anne.

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

'A. Fleet', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/fleet, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 19-Feb-2020

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