Ada Emily Hickling

January 1897–26 October 1969 (Age 72)
Wellington, New Zealand

The Life of Ada Emily

When Ada Emily Hickling was born in January 1897, in Wellington, New Zealand, her father, John Henry Hickling, was 28 and her mother, Ada Emily Warwick, was 28. She married Arthur Charles Archer in 1914, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 26 October 1969, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Charles Archer
Ada Emily Hickling
Marriage: 1914
Isabel May Archer
Arthur Charles Archer
William Henry Archer

Spouse and Children

    Arthur Charles Archer



New Zealand


    Isabel May Archer


    Arthur Charles Archer


    William Henry Archer


Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Hickling


    Ada Emily Warwick




World Events (7)


Age 10

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

Age 10

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 26

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

English (East Midlands):1. habitational name from either of two places called Hickling, in Nottinghamshire and Norfolk, from the Old English tribal name Hicelingas ‘people of Hicel(a)’, a personal name or byname of unknown origin. 2. pet form of Hick .

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

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  • Ada Emily Hickling, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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