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Rudman, Annie (1844–1928)

New Zealand Salvation Army officer and social worker. Name variations: Annie Robertson. Born Annie Robertson, Mar 23, 1844, in Hertfordshire, England; died Aug 15, 1928, in New Zealand; dau. of David and Ann Robertson; m. Henry Rudman (tanner), 1865; children: 7.

Immigrated to New Zealand with family (1857); became one of 1st converts when Salvation Army met in Wellington (1883); pioneered Salvation Army's social work by opening her home to reformed prostitutes and aiding unmarried expectant mothers.

See also Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (Vol. 2).

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