suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Barclay
Given names: 
L. M.
Given address: 
Arthur Street Dunedin
Sheet No: 38
Town/Suburb: 
Central Dunedin
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Elizabeth Ellen Barclay was born in New Zealand in 1873 – the daughter of James Barclay, a publican, and Margaret Stirling, who also signed the petition.

In 1894 she married Andrew Scott Wedderspoon, the proprietor of 'Ormonds Hotel' in Roxburgh. They had three daughters before Andrew died in 1907.

The next year Elizabeth married David Findlay, they had a daughter in 1909.

Elizabeth died on 12 August 1945 in Dunedin. She is buried in the Northern Cemetery with her family. Her sister, Lilias Mary Barclay, also signed the petition.

Sources

Otago Nominal Index  http://marvin.otago.ac.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

'L. M. Barclay', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/l-m-barclay, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 29-Jun-2018

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