Given names: 
Miss Kate M.
Given address: 
Leith Street Dunedin
Sheet No: 30
Central Dunedin

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Kate Maria Aburn was born on 16 June 1870 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England – the daughter of Samuel Aburn, a fancy shop keeper and insurance agent, and Elizabeth Ann Crimp. (See 42 Mrs Aburn)

She emigrated to Canterbury with her family in 1874 on the Mongol and they settled in Dunedin where her father worked as a builder.

When Kate signed the suffrage petition she was living with her family in Leith St working as a mantle maker.

She married Arthur William Fisher, a tanner, in 1895 and they had four children.

They lived in Dunedin where Arthur died in 1937 and Kate died on 3 June 1947, they were both cremated.


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