Zonta Women of Achievement – Women’s Honour Roll

2016

(FRANCIS) DIANA CHRISTISON MBE     1869 – 1954

 A generous benefactor to the township of Clare and its residents, Mrs Christison, nee Hope, took an active interest in her community working tirelessly for organisations such as the RSPCA, various local country shows & fairs and the Red Cross Society. She performed ‘untold number of kindly acts and deeds’ for the poor and needy and fostered a strong interest in maintaining the history of Clare.

She is best remembered for her generous benefaction of Christison Park (now the Clare Caravan Park) in memory of her late husband, as well as many other properties, for the enjoyment of the community.

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