Harriet Lillian Eastgate

Brief Life History of Harriet Lillian

When Harriet Lillian Eastgate was born in 1875, in Namena, Mulobezi, Western, Zambia, her father, Alexander John Eastgate, was 38 and her mother, Harriett Maria Lambert, was 37. She married Harold Snell in 1892. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1934, in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 59.

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Harold Snell
Harriet Lillian Eastgate
Marriage: 1892
Nancy Snell

Sources (3)

  • Lilian Snell, "Fiji, Vital Records, 1900-1989"
  • Harriett Lilian Eastgate, "Fiji, Vital Records, 1900-1989"
  • Harriet Lilian Eastgate in entry for Thomas Clayton, "Fiji, Vital Records, 1900-1989"

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World Events (6)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

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.


New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

1896 · National Council of Women

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

English: locative name from Middle English est + gate, yate ‘east gate’, denoting residence near the east gate of a town or castle.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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