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
227 Smith Jane M.

Upper Riccard

Riccarton

Christchurch

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306 Smith Eleanor P

Papanui Rd St Albans

St Albans

Christchurch

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306 Smith Eleanor S

Papanui Rd St Albans

St Albans

Christchurch

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176 Speight Ellen

Schoolhouse St Albans

St Albans

Christchurch

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182 Spencer Mrs L.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Spensley Isa B.

Lyttelton

Lyttelton

Christchurch

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182 Spensley A. G.

Lyttelton?

Lyttelton

Christchurch

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182 Spensley Alice

Lyttelton?

Lyttelton

Christchurch

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182 Stamford T.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Stewart A. J.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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196 Stewart Janet

66 Stanmore Road

Linwood

Christchurch

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8 Stokes Rose

Christchurch

No suburb given

Christchurch

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182 Swanston Mrs A.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Tanner Mrs W. W.

Not given

Woolston?

Christchurch

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537 Taylor Maude

Opawa

Opawa

Christchurch

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538 Taylor Lillie

Harman St Addington

Addington

Christchurch

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205 Tillman Eugenie

Montreal St Christchurch

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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196 Tomline R. L.

61 Hereford Street

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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182 Turner Helen Hannah

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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532 Uren Jane

Ensors Road

Waltham

Christchurch

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182 Walker Mrs

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Walker France

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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1 Wallis E.

Riccarton

Riccarton

Christchurch

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532 Wallis Eliza

North Opawa

Opawa

Christchurch

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182 Walters M.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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1 Watson Margaret

Templeton

Templeton

Christchurch

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182 Way Mrs H.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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328 Wells Ada

May's Road

St Albans

Christchurch

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223 Wigzell Helen

11 Avon Street

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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182 Wilkinson L

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Willyams K.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Willyams E.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Wilson G.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Wilson Helen

Not gien

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Wilson A.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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538 Wilson Mrs D.

Byron Street

Sydenham

Christchurch

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182 Wise Ellen

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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182 Wise E. E.

Not given

Christchurch East

Christchurch

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8 Woodard Alice

Christchurch

No suburb given

Christchurch

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545 Worthington Mrs M.

Temple of Truth Madras St

Central Christchurch

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