suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Becroft
Given names: 
Florence M.
Given address: 
Port Albert
Sheet No: 24
Town/Suburb: 
Port Albert
City/Region: 
Auckland region
Notes: 

Biographical information provided by Gillian Lee for the He Tohu exhibition:

Florence Mary Bradbury was born in Nottinghamshire, England in 1861. The following year on 8 September 1862 her parents took the family to New Zealand on the Matilda Wattenbach. Her future husband David Becroft was on the same voyage. Their parents were among a number of immigrants that established Albertland, a nonconformist religious settlement on the Kaipara Harbour at Port Albert. She married David in 1881 and had seven children: James, Cyril Maxwell, Edith Zoe, Florence Ivy Irlam, Herbert Frank, Muriel Genevieve and Verena Emmeline. Florence died on 8 March 1932 in Port Albert.

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

'Florence M. Becroft', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/florence-m-becroft, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Aug-2017

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