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
1865–1937
Lucy Mary Keane
1869–1941
Thomas Norman Atkinson
1893–1967
Constance Atkinson
1895–1926
Daniel Owen Atkinson
1902–1978

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Richard Atkinson

    Male1865–1937Male

  • Lucy Mary Keane

    Female1869–1941Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1893

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.
1914

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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