Louise Fissenden

1890–7 January 1964 (Age 74)
Seddon, Marlborough, New Zealand

The Life of Louise

When Louise Fissenden was born in 1890, her father, Philip Fissenden, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Emma Taylor, was 35. She married Cyril Chandler Walker on 5 May 1914, in Seddon, Marlborough, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 7 January 1964, in Seddon, Marlborough, New Zealand, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Cyril Chandler Walker
Louise Fissenden
Marriage: 5 May 1914
Cyril Noel Walker
Leon Alfred Walker
Lois Elon Walker
Phillip David Walker
Alyce Elizabeth Walker
Coral June Walker
Ivan Walter Walker

Spouse and Children

    Cyril Chandler Walker



5 May 1914
Seddon, Marlborough, New Zealand


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1896 · National Council of Women

Age 6

The National Council of Women of New Zealand was created as an organization after women won the right to vote. Today works to help achieve gender equality in New Zealand and in 2017 introduced Gender Equal NZ, which is fighting for Zealanders to have the freedom and opportunity to determine their own future no matter which gender they are.

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained; probably from a lost or unidentified place in Kent, named with an unexplained first element + Old English denu ‘valley’. The variant Fishenden is also found.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Louisa Fissenden, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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