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Mary Agnes SLADDEN (1878-1967)

Anne Sladden (left) with her sisters, Dolly and Maidie, in 1940.
Known As
Anne; Mary of NZ
Biographical Details

Mary Agnes Sladden (1878-1967), known as Anne, was the niece of Julius Sladden, being the daughter of Julius’ elder brother, Dilnot (1842-1906).

Anne Sladden was born in 1878 at Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand, the seventh of 11 children of Dilnot and Elizabeth Sladden.  She and her siblings were known collectively as “the Oxford Eleven”.  She later moved with her family to Petone, a suburb of Lower Hutt, Wellington, on the North Island.

Like her two sisters, Anne never married. She died in 1967, aged 89, and was buried at Taita, Wellington, on 2nd June 1967.

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