Nelson Red Cross Branch letter to C J Treleaven re a Red Cross conference

Maker and role
Author: Julie Tomlinson (b.Circa 1876, d.1962)
Production date
08 Feb 1919

Production place
Nelson/Nelson Region/New Zealand
Object type
Media/materials description
Paper
Measurements
2 p. ; 26 cm.
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width (mm) = 260 x 205mm
Names/keywords
World War I; First World War; World War 1; British Red Cross Society. New Zealand Branch—History
Maker biography
Julie Annie Tomlinson was the daughter of Mr William Tomlinson and Mrs Julie Sarah Tomlinson nee Kingdon. Mrs Julie Tomlinson's parents were Samuel and Julia Anna Kingdon nee Budd. Julie Annie Tomlinson attended Nelson College for girls and became a masseuse. She was involved with many Nelson organisations such as the Red Cross which she was secretary for during World War I, Doctor Barnado's Homes, Friends of the Turnbull Library, The Overseas League, The Nelson Women's Club and the Nelson Horticultural Society, the latter of which she was made a life member in 1959. She was also involved with the establishment of Melrose House. She was awarded the MBE in 1958 and donated the Tomlinson silver to the Nelson Provincial Museum. She died in 1962 aged 86 years old.
Subjects
Red Cross Society. Nelson Branch
Julie Tomlinson - Correspondence
World War, 1914-1918 - War work - New Zeland - Nelson
British Red Cross Society. Nelson Branch
Accession number
A1959.4
Other reference numbers
AG222
Credit line
Tomlinson, Julie. 1919. Nelson Red Cross Branch letter to C.J. Treleaven regarding a Red Cross conference. Nelson Provincial Museum: A1959.4 / AG222.F3.2.

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