Skip to Content

More Info →George Matthew and Louisa Matilda Snelson

George Matthew Snelson and wife Louisa Matilda Snelson are shown here in the garden of their Fitzherbert Street home. George was the first mayor of Palmerston North and he and his wife are known as "the mother and father of Palmerston North."

Louisa was one of approximately 523 Palmerston North women who signed the Suffrage petition, submitted to Parliament in 1893.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2013P_Pi496_006600
Title
George Matthew and Louisa Matilda Snelson
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi496
Held In
Coolstore
Archive
Palmerston North Suffrage Signatory

Related items

George Matthew and Louisa Matilda Snelson
Ross Morpeth and Aliveriti Utu
Andrews Collection: Joyce, Aged 4
Joe and Eileen Walding, Palmerston North
Diana Pipke demonstrating a new issuing system at Palmerston North Public Library
Housebound Volunteers morning tea, Palmerston North Public Library
Charles E Waldegrave
Unidentified Young Woman
Nev McEwan, Palmerston North Public Relations Officer
James "Jim" Linton, Junior
Rockstrow family
Bill and Ada Gosling

Creation

Created By
Place
Unknown
Date
circa 1885

Object rights

Taxonomy

Community Tags

Report a problem

Related items

George Matthew and Louisa Matilda Snelson
Ross Morpeth and Aliveriti Utu
Andrews Collection: Joyce, Aged 4
Joe and Eileen Walding, Palmerston North
Diana Pipke demonstrating a new issuing system at Palmerston North Public Library
Housebound Volunteers morning tea, Palmerston North Public Library
Charles E Waldegrave
Unidentified Young Woman
Nev McEwan, Palmerston North Public Relations Officer
James "Jim" Linton, Junior
Rockstrow family
Bill and Ada Gosling

User comments