Women and the vote

Page 6 – Women's suffrage petition

This database is a digitised version of the main suffrage petition submitted to Parliament in 1893. The name and address fields represent what appeared on the original sheets. The Suburb/Town and City/Region fields have been added to provide consistent information about the signatories’ location. The 'more' link goes to a page where extra information can be added. Members of the public are encouraged to submit further information via community contributions or you can email us at [email protected] Please refer to this guide for writing a suffrage petition biography from Archives New Zealand. Updates: each sheet number reference now links to a digital copy of the original sheet. Also, each entry with additional biographical information now displays as bold text.

Sheet No Surname First Names Given address Town/Suburb City/Regionsort descending
217 Washbourne Kezia

Brookside

Brookside

Canterbury

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238 Watson Mrs G.

Southbrook

Rangiora

Canterbury

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539 Webster Betsie

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Webster Catharin

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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266 Wilson Georgina Josephine

Charles St Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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238 Withers Alice

Southbrook

Rangiora

Canterbury

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292 Wright Mary

Bamford Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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188 Yates Barbara

Russells flat

Russells Flat

Canterbury

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185 Yelland Jane

Sheffield

Sheffield

Canterbury

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185 Alley Clara M.

Springfield

Springfield

Canterbury

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253 Ayers Elizabeth

Woodend

Woodend

Canterbury

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185 Bryden Ruth

Springfield

Springfield

Canterbury

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258 Butcher Harriette

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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268 Byron Ellen

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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217 Claydon Elizabeth

Brookside

Brookside

Canterbury

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267 Eagle Ellen

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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259 Eder Eliza

Woodend

Woodend

Canterbury

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278 Gates F. L.

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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259 Gibbs Lizzy

Woodend

Woodend

Canterbury

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269 Goldthorp Anna M.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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241 Jennings Margaret

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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214 Kimber Elizabeth

Not given

Springston

Canterbury

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252 Salt Hannah Maria

Clarkville

Clarkville

Canterbury

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213 Whyte Emma

Halkett

Halkett

Canterbury

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258 Wilson M. A.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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269 Wilson Sarah J.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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257 Wornall E. J.

Amberley

Amberley

Canterbury

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254 Fear G. J.

Waikuku

Waikuku

Canterbury

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254 Dalzell Mary

Waikari

Waikari

Canterbury

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279 Pauling Jane

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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209 Hall Rose A

none given

Hororata?

Canterbury

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186 Isherwood Susanna

Sheffield

Sheffield

Canterbury

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328 Abbott M L

Webb St Papanui

Papanui

Christchurch

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192 Aikman Georgina S. M.

Fendalton

Fendalton

Christchurch

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192 Aikman May C.

Fendalton

Fendalton

Christchurch

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182 Amos E. A. M.

Bromley?

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Andrews M.

St Albans?

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Armstrong A. L.

Woolston?

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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189 Aslin Lizzie

New Brighton

New Brighton

Christchurch

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189 Aslin Ellen

New Brighton

New Brighton

Christchurch

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How to cite this page

'Women's suffrage petition', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/politics/womens-suffrage/petition, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 13-Mar-2018