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metadata.territorywomen.dc.title: Christiana Lynes
Name: Lynes, Christiana
Also known as: Ashman, Christiana Martha Emery
Date of Death: 1946-01-06
Place of Birth: London
Date of Birth: 1856-01-01
Place of Death: Gosford (N.S.W)
Place of Burial: Point Clare
Cultural heritage: English
Occupation: Pioneer
Biographical notes: Christiana was born to Thomas Emery and Martha Ashman in London, where she was christened on 20 July 1856. Christiana married Henry Medley Lynes, an engine fitter by trade. They had three children before emigrating to Australia, arriving in the Northern Territory in 1890. In 1891, the family was registered in the Territory census at Maud Creek. By 1892 the family was living at the 2 1/2 mile where their fourth child, a daughter, was born in April 1892. In 1895 when Christiana was 39, she was one of the 82 women who enrolled to vote after the franchise was granted to South Australian and Territory women in 1894. Her occupation was listed as “married woman”. She was taken off the roll due to leaving the Territory again prior to election day. Christiana died in 1946 aged 89 in New South Wales.
Related link: 1896 'Electoral Revision Court.', Northern Territory Times and Gazette (Darwin, NT : 1873 - 1927), 3 April, p. 4
Related Materials: James, Barbara & Wilson, J. Helen & Os, Van Joanne. Occupation, citizen : the story of Northern Territory women and the vote (1894-96), B. James, Darwin, N.T, 1995. 324.623 JAME
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