Thomasa Leslie McMaster


Brief Life History of Thomasa Leslie

Thomasa Leslie McMaster was born in 1898, in New Zealand as the son of Thomas McMaster and Mary Helen Murphy. He died in 1966, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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Thomas McMaster
Mary Helen Murphy
Thomasa Leslie McMaster
Vivian John McMaster
Myrtle Lena McMaster
William Roy McMaster

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    Age 9

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

    Age 9

    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 25

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mháighistir ‘son of the master’, meaning ‘teacher’ or ‘cleric’. It could also be applied in the sense of ‘lord’ or ‘owner’. This name was sometimes Anglicized as Masterson .

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

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