Kōrero: Smith, Frances Hagell

Fan Smith

Fan Smith

By the time this photograph was taken, possibly in the early 1930s, Fan Smith was a prominent community leader in Gore. She was active in women’s organisations including the Women’s Christian Temperance Union, and was a stalwart of the children’s charity Dr Barnardo’s Homes.

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Private collection
Photograph by Sidney Riley

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Rosemarie Smith. 'Smith, Frances Hagell', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996, updated o Pēpuere, 2013. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/3s24/smith-frances-hagell (accessed 19 July 2024)