Given names: 
Mrs W
Given address: 
Bidwell Street
Sheet No: 333
Mt Cook

Emily Alice WILLS was born in about 1861. She married William WILLS: 'On Wednesday, 28th April, at St Paul's Church, by the Rev. W. B. Harvey, William, son of Mr. J. F. Wills, to Emily Alice, daughter of Mr. J. B. Murphy.' William was an Ironmonger.

Emily and William WILLS had four sons, one of whom died aged 22 months. Another son, Albert William died a widower aged 26 years, leaving a son aged four years.

She died on 10 November 1901 at Hankey Street, Wellington.

Biography contributed by Jan Powell


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

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