Given names: 
Margaret W.
Given address: 
Black's Point
Sheet No: 251
Black's Point
West Coast

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

Margaret Williams Hocking lived in Black’s Point, a small settlement about 2km east of Reefton towards Christchurch. The settlement had its origins in the 1860s gold rush.

In 1903 Margaret married John Marrie (or Harvie) McClymont. She died 17 April 1939 aged 85, and is buried in Reefton alongside her husband. 

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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