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Mrs Bewley

Signed family name
Bewley
Signed given name
Mrs
Given address
Main Road
Sheet number
Town/Suburb
Caversham
City/Region
Dunedin
Notes

See also Caversham research databases

Biography contributed by Katherine Blakeley

Jane Malles Smith was born about 1851 – the daughter of George Smith, a carpenter, and Jessie Thompson.

She married John Bewley, a baker, in 1877 and they had five children.

John was declared insolvent in 1879 and when Jane signed the suffrage petition the family were living in Main Rd, South Dunedin.

John died in 1908, he is buried in the family grave in the Northern Cemetery.

Jane died in May 1915 in Wellington, her place of burial is unknown.

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

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