Skip to Content

More Info →Enid Annie Astbury

This photograph was taken when Enid Astbury (later Mrs J. E. Collins), was eighteen. She was the daughter of Annie and James Astbury, born in 1870 and died in 1943. Enid spent her childhood at Newbury school and went on to become the first pupil teacher at Terrace End School under a Mr Guthrie. For thirteen years she held the role of President of Willard Children's Home and Orphanage and received the Jubilee Medal from King George V. She was also the first female Justice of the Peace in Palmerston North (about 1927 or 1928).Willard Children's Home and Orphanage was established in Palmerston North 1920, in a house administered by the Women's Christian Temperance Union. In 1961 the property was transferred to the Presbyterian Social Service Association for use as a home for the elderly. It is now known as Willard Elderly Care.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2013N_Pi200_006895
Title
Enid Annie Astbury
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Pi 200
Held In
Coolstore

Related items

Enid Annie Astbury
Carl August and Karen Bergersen
Karen Bergersen
Emma Hamilton and her sisters
Kristine Koehler (nee Berthlesen)
William H. Collingwood & Amy Collingwood
Unidentified couple
Unidentified child
Shailer family
An Unidentified Youth
Mrs Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Leary
Susan Woolcock

Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1888

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North City Library

Taxonomy

Community Tags

Report a problem

Related items

Enid Annie Astbury
Carl August and Karen Bergersen
Karen Bergersen
Emma Hamilton and her sisters
Kristine Koehler (nee Berthlesen)
William H. Collingwood & Amy Collingwood
Unidentified couple
Unidentified child
Shailer family
An Unidentified Youth
Mrs Mary Elizabeth (Minnie) Leary
Susan Woolcock

User comments