Mary Rolleston – The Pilgrim Mothers

“…nothing said about the Pilgrim Mothers? Yet they bore the same discomforts, hardships and privation and in addition had to put up with the Pilgrim Fathers”.

Mary Rolleston (nee Brittan)
* Wife of William Rolleston
– Provincial Secretary 1863
– Canterbury’s fourth and last Superintendent 1868 -1877
– Member of Parliament 1868 – 1899 – Minister of Justice 1880 – 1881
– Minister of Native Affairs 1881

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