Thomas Norman Atkinson

1893–1967 (Age 74)
New Zealand

The Life of Thomas Norman

When Thomas Norman Atkinson was born in 1893, in New Zealand, his father, Thomas Richard Atkinson, was 28 and his mother, Lucy Mary Keane, was 24. He died in 1967, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Richard Atkinson
Lucy Mary Keane
Thomas Norman Atkinson
Constance Atkinson
Daniel Owen Atkinson

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Richard Atkinson


  • Lucy Mary Keane




World Events (8)


Age 0

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

Age 3

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 21

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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Atkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thomas Norman Atkinson, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • military service record.

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