Rawdon Robertson

1890–1963 (Age 73)
New Zealand

The Life of Rawdon

When Rawdon Robertson was born in 1890, in New Zealand, his father, Charles Calder Robertson, was 41 and his mother, Jean Sutherland Macalister, was 37. He married Jessie Kay on 10 July 1923, in New Zealand. He died in 1963, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Rawdon Robertson
Jessie Kay
Marriage: 10 July 1923

Spouse and Children

10 July 1923
New Zealand

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Calder Robertson


    Jean Sutherland Macalister




World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 6

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 24

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

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is especially common in Scotland, where Robert was a popular personal name and the name of three kings of Scotland, including Robert the Bruce ( 1274–1329 ).

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

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