Given names: 
Florence M.
Given address: 
Port Albert
Sheet No: 24
Port Albert
Auckland region

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.

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