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Mary E. Nettlingham

Signed family name
Signed given name
Mary E.
Given address
Arch Hill
Sheet number
Arch Hill

Biographical information provided by Chantalle Smith, Alexander Turnbull Library, for the He Tohu exhibition:

Mary Elizabeth Nettlingham was born in Bromley, UK, in 1867. She travelled to New Zealand aboard the Wave Queen, with her parents Alfred and Barbara Nettlingham, and her sister Annie Nettlingham. They arrived in Auckland on 5 October 1882. She married Andrew Kelly in 1894, and their only son, Alfred Stuart Kelly, was born in 1897. Mary died at the young age of 31 on 26 October 1898. She is buried with her husband, and his second wife, Emma Kelly, at the Waikumete Cemetery in Auckland.

Click on sheet number to see the 1893 petition sheet this signature appeared on. Digital copies of the sheets supplied by Archives New Zealand.