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Nineteenth Century New Zealand Artists: A Guide & Handbook

DOBBIE, Mary Beatrix 1850–1880

DOBBIE, Mary Beatrix 1850–1880

Sister of H. B. Dobbie, aunt of Beatrix Dobie (below). Was living in Opunake near Parihaka and out sketching when a Maori not belonging to the district rode up and demanded money. When she page 80 refused and threatened to report him he killed her. He was tried and condemned to death. The Armed Constabulary put up a monument to her.