Jane Maria Atkinson

Date of birth / Date established
15 Sep 1824
Date of death / Date closed
29 Sep 1914
Place of death / Place closed
Person/Corporate type
Individual
Biography
See: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/1a11/atkinson-jane-maria

Born in London, Jane Maria Richmond came to New Zealand in 1853 on board the ship Sir Edward Paget, settling in New Plymouth. In 1854 she married Arthur Samuel Atkinson. Jane Maria Atkinson was the first European woman to reach the summit of Mt Taranaki.

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