Emily Bryden

13 November 1876–13 February 1947 (Age 70)
Springfield, Selwyn, Canterbury, New Zealand

The Life of Emily

When Emily Bryden was born on 13 November 1876, in Springfield, Selwyn, Canterbury, New Zealand, her father, Walter Benton Bryden, was 37 and her mother, Mary Sykes, was 36. She died on 13 February 1947, in Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 70.

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Walter Benton Bryden
Mary Sykes
John Bryden
Elizabeth ( Tib) Bryden
James Bryden
George Bryden
William Bryden
Jane Bryden
Sarah Bryden
Anne Bryden
Emily Bryden
Mary Bryden

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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 11

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 17

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

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish, of uncertain derivation:1. probably a habitational name from a place now lost. The surname is most common in southwestern Scotland. 2. Reaney suggests that it is a metonymic occupational name for a bridle maker, from Old French bridon ‘bridle’.

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

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  • Emily Bryden, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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