suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Thomson
Given names: 
Mary
Given address: 
Anderson Bay Road
Sheet No: 64
Town/Suburb: 
Andersons Bay
City/Region: 
Dunedin
Notes: 

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Mary Fullerton Thomson was born in 1872 in New Zealand – the daughter of Alexander Thomson, a plumber, and Christina McAuslan. (See 64 Christina Thomson)

When she signed the suffrage petition Mary was living with her family in Andersons Bay Rd, Dunedin working as a dressmaker.

She married Arthur John Evans on 23 November 1898 in Dunedin and they had two children.

Arthur died in 1943 and Mary died on 27 November 1944, they are buried in the family grave in the Southern Cemetery.

Sources

BDM online NZ https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/

DCC Cemetery Records http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries-search

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

Papers Past https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Presbyterian Research Centre https://www.presbyterian.org.nz/archives/

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

'Mary Thomson', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/mary-thomson-0, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 7-Nov-2019

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