suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Chivers
Given names: 
Ann
Given address: 
Hawdon St
Sheet No: 215
Town/Suburb: 
Sydenham
City/Region: 
Christchurch
Notes: 

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

Mrs Joseph Chivers’ name was Ann and she was born around 1825. Her husband originally worked as an engineer in Christchurch but he descended into madness and eventually died while a patient at Sunnyside Hospital (also known as Sunnyside Lunatic Asylum) in Christchurch, 1903. Ann Chivers died June 12, 1908 and is buried 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.

How to cite this page

'Mrs Joseph Chivers', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/mrs-joseph-chivers, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 6-Sep-2017

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