suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Haberfield
Given names: 
Louisa
Given address: 
Ward Street Addington
Sheet No: 180
Town/Suburb: 
Addington
City/Region: 
Christchurch
Notes: 

Sheet 180 appears to be almost an exact duplicate of sheet 218

Biographical information provided by Briar Barry for the He Tohu exhibition:

Louisa Haberfield was born 6 September 1870 in London, England. She was the daughter of David and Elmira (née Flatt) who immigrated to Christchurch aboard the Rakaia arriving on 25 April 1874. Her father died just 4 years after arriving in New Zealand. Sir John Kerle Haberfield, Lord Mayor of Bristol, was her father’s uncle.

Louisa worked as a tailoress, a profession she must have learned from her mother. In 1900 she married Truman Banks Jones a haulage contractor. He died on 10 February 1938 while Louisa passed away on 23 Mar 1956. They lived at 20 Ward Street, Addington, Christchurch.

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

'Louisa Haberfield', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/louisa-haberfield, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 1-Sep-2017

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