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metadata.territorywomen.dc.title: Edith Matilda Raymond
Name: Raymond, Edith Matilda
Also known as: Castle, Edith
Cultural heritage: English
Occupation: Pioneer
Biographical notes: Edith and Wilmot Hope Raymond arrived in the Territory in April of 1892; Wilmot had employment with the Easter Extension Cable Company. Arthur Wilmot, their first child, was born in September 1893 and their second child was born during a visit to England. The family returned to the Territory in 1894. In 1895 Edith was one of the 82 Territory women who enrolled to vote after the franchise was granted to South Australian and Territory women in 1894. She registered to vote at Palmerston and her occupation was listed as “married woman”. In January 1896 Edith gave birth to son Leonardo and daughter Dorothy was born in 1898. A year later the family sold all their possessions and sailed overseas on the Taiyuan.
Related Materials: James, Barbara. Occupation, citizen : the story of Northern Territory women and the vote (1894-96) : Darwin : B. James, c1995. NTC 324.623 JAME
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