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 Namessort descending Given address Town/Suburb City/Region
55 Ferens Sissie J.

Rattray St

Central Dunedin

Dunedin

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373 Johnson Sister

College Road

Ponsonby

Auckland

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373 Taylor Sister

College Road

Ponsonby

Auckland

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413 Ashley Sophia

18 Arther St.

Te Aro

Wellington

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260 Balinger Sophia

Leithfield

Leithfield

Canterbury

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283 Boyle Sophia

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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110 Brown Sophia

Wairuna

Wairuna

Otago

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61 Drake Sophia

Rothesay

Ravensbourne

Dunedin

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178 Froggatt Sophia

Spreydon

Spreydon

Christchurch

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397 Garland Sophia

Wellesley St West

Central Auckland

Auckland

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362 Gasson Sophia

Yathan Street

Invercargill

Southland

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85 Greig Sophia

Union Street

Central Dunedin

Dunedin

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335 Guymer Sophia

Donald McLean St

Newtown

Wellington

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544 Hamilton Sophia

Barbadoes St Sydenham

Sydenham

Christchurch

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207 Hampton Sophia

7 Milton St Sydenham

Sydenham

Christchurch

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438 Humphrey Sophia

Emerson St Napier

Napier

Hawke's Bay

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139 Lunnam Sophia

Caversham

Caversham

Dunedin

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441 Mann Sophia

Thackery St Napier

Napier

Hawke's Bay

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130 Muncey Sophia

Palmerston

Palmerston

Otago

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311 Murphy Sophia

Burke Street

Palmerston North

Manawatu / Horowhenua

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84 Nichol Sophia

Mosgiel

Mosgiel

Otago

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11 Norton Sophia

Pompallier Terrace

Ponsonby

Auckland

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128 Paterson Sophia

Pleasance Port Molyneux

Kaka Point

Otago

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209 Pearse Sophia

Christchurch

No suburb given

Christchurch

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54 Pellett Sophia

Maclaggan Street

Central Dunedin

Dunedin

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474 Ross Sophia

Wanganui

Whanganui

Whanganui

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407 Seaman Sophia

Takapuna

Takapuna

Auckland

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401 Shearman Sophia

Fairburn Mongonui

Mangonui

Northland

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356 Stewart Sophia

Bowmont Street

Invercargill

Southland

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411 Storey Sophia

Kaiwarra

Kaiwharawhara

Wellington

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234 Strachan Sophia

Waimate

Waimate

South Canterbury

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95 Tait Sophia

Glen

The Glen

Dunedin

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279 Traverza Sophia

Wakanui

Wakanui

Canterbury

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407 Willetts Sophia

Takapuna

Takapuna

Auckland

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238 Withers Sophia

Southbrook

Rangiora

Canterbury

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376 Driver Sophia

Thames

Thames

Coromandel

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375 Letts Sophia A.

Kukuparere Kaeo

Kaeo

Northland

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212 Chamberenorth Sophia E.

26 Peacock St Chch

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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275 Sattersthwaite Sophia Louisa

Clive Street

Timaru

South Canterbury

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65 Price Sophia T.

McAndrew Rd South Dunedin

South Dunedin

Dunedin

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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