Julie Annie Tomlinson

Date of birth
Circa 1876
Date of death
1962
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.

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