Whitehorse Women who signed 1891 Woman's Petition


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Name:
Carlson, L

Address:
Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
356, 7

Additional Information:
Leah, daughter of James Butler & Elizabeth Allen, was born in 1864 in Box Hill. In 1887 she married John Carlson, a painter. Leah & John listed in Box Hill on 1903 electoral roll. Leah died in 1931




Name:
Carson, Margaret Jane

Address:
Kangerong Road, Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
351, 7

Additional Information:
Margaret Jane, daughter of Richard Carson & Mary Sergeant, was born in 1866 in Box Hill. In 1901 she married Daniel Hy Gaudion family from Lilydale area. The Gaudions were a Methodist family. Margaret died in 1950.




Name:
Clair, L M

Address:
L L Vale, Vermont

Page Line in Petition:
689, 13




Name:
Clayton, L

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
639, 16




Name:
Cleary, M

Address:
Post Office, Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
387, 4

Additional Information:
On 1903 electoral roll Mary Cleary was listed as post mistress in Union Road, Surrey Hills




Name:
Clements, E M

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
113, 7




Name:
Clements, M M

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
99, 1




Name:
Coates, Annie

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
640, 6




Name:
Collier, Ann

Address:
Canterbury Road, Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
638, 12

Additional Information:
Possibly Emma Collier's mother-in-law. Emma's husband Samuel may also be twin brother of James Collier born in 1849 whose parents were John Collier and Ann (possibly Schofield)




Name:
Collier, Emma

Address:
Britnell Road, Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
637, 37

Additional Information:
Emma, daughter of Jonah Britnell & Mary Ann Green was born c1846. In 1865 she married Samuel Collier who was actively involved in local government as a Councillor. Emma died in 1920 and was buried at Box Hill Cemetery.




Name:
Collins, A

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
639, 17




Name:
Cook, J

Address:
Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
356, 5

Additional Information:
Jane Cook, daughter of James Maggs & Harriet Banfield, born in 1859 in Nunawading. In 1880 she married William Cook, known as the 'Cherry King'. Jane died in 1926.




Name:
Cornelius, Alice A

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
640, 9

Additional Information:
Bennet J Cornelius lived in Croydon Road near Union Road (S&M)




Name:
Cotton, Eliza

Address:
Victoria Avenue, Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
71, 19




Name:
Cox, Amelia

Address:
Middleborough Road, Box Hill

Page Line in Petition:
637, 32

Additional Information:
Amelia, daughter of George Lewis & Eliza Edwards, was born in 1858 in Collingwood. In 1878 she married Arthur Cox.




Name:
Cumpston, Elizabeth

Address:
Surrey Hills

Page Line in Petition:
640, 1

Additional Information:
Elizabeth, daughter of John Garrard & Elizabeth Newman, was born in 1851 in Essex, England. In 1876 she married George William Cumpston, a commercial traveller. He was involved with the Wesley Ministry Trust and was treasurer of the Sunday School at the Wesley Methodist Church in Box Hill. Elizabeth was listed as a kindergarten teacher. Address in 1890 - Huddersfield Road (Zetland) Box Hill. Address in S&M 1892 was Elgar Road. Their son, Dr John Howard Lidgett Cumpston, was the first Director General of the Department of Health 1921 - 1945. Elizabeth's brother-law was Samuel B Cumpston who launched the newspaper, The Box Hill Reporter, in mid 1889. The management of the newspaper supported 'one man one vote' but did not support woman suffrage.. Elizabeth died on 7 September 1932.