Violet Alma Speight Twiname

17 July 1899–1 April 1985 (Age 85)
Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Violet Alma Speight

When Violet Alma Speight Twiname was born on 17 July 1899, in Auckland, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, her father, Francis Alexander Twiname, was 35 and her mother, Violet Nicholas Speight, was 37. She died on 1 April 1985, in her hometown, at the age of 85.

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Francis Alexander Twiname
Violet Nicholas Speight
Violet Alma Speight Twiname
Millicent Melville Twiname

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Alexander Twiname


    Violet Nicholas Speight




World Events (8)


Age 8

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 8

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 24

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

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  • Violet Alma Speight Twiname, "BillionGraves Index"

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