Red Cross jottings from day to day, July 5th 1918, J. Tomlinson, Hon. Sec., Nelson Red Cross

Maker and role
Author: Julie Tomlinson (b.Circa 1876, d.1962)
Production date
1918-1919

Description
Title from the verso of front cover; Book written in from both ends;
Object type
Media/materials description
1 hardcover book with 10 inclusions; paper
Media and materials
Measurements
0 - Whole = Height x Width x Depth (mm) = 185 x 120 x 11mm
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
British Red Cross Society. New Zealand Branch - Nelson - History
World War, 1914-1918 - War work - New Zealand - Nelson Province - Red Cross
Accession number
A1965.1
Other reference numbers
AG222

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