suffrage_petition
Surname: 
Wood
Given names: 
L. E.
Given address: 
Amberley
Sheet No: 257
Town/Suburb: 
Amberley
City/Region: 
Canterbury

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

'L. E. Wood', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/suffragist/l-e-wood, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 8-Sep-2011

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Brian Collett

Posted: 05 Sep 2019

Lucy was born in Tiverton, Devon.

J Eaton

Posted: 01 May 2019

Lucy Ellen Wood (née Burt) was born 10 August 1850 in Leverton, England. Her parents Susannah and George Burt a contractor.
Lucy travelled to New Zealand on board the Matoaka, arriving in Canterbury on 8 February 1869 and was listed as a general servant.
On the 10 August 1869 Lucy married Alferd Augustus Wood, a farmer at St Pauls Church at Leithfield.
Lucy died on the 17 November 1908 from heart disease in Amberley aged 58 years. Lucy is buried with an infant son William John and her husband at Balcairn Cemetery, Amberley.
Her daughter Henrietta Sandford also signed the petition.