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 Nosort descending Surname First Names Given address Town/Suburb City/Region
538 Nicholls A. J.

Madras Street

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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538 Taylor Lillie

Harman St Addington

Addington

Christchurch

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538 Bennett Margaret

Carlyle Street

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 MacPhail Christina

Island Bay Akaroa

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 Wallis Mrs

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Brealy Martha

Hawdens St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Hewitt Eliza Ann

Wainui Akaroa

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 Peacock Mary

Brougham Street

Waltham

Christchurch

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539 Tonkin Martha

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 McDonald Ann

Wainui Akaroa

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 Wallis Mrs R.

Colombo Rd

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 McPhail Kate G. T.

Island Bay

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 Miles Harriett

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Conway Selina

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 McDonald Margaret

Wainui Akaroa

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 McPhail Mary

Island Bay Akaroa

Akaroa

Canterbury

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539 Clements E.

Gordon Street

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Harvey Matilda

Ferry Road Christchurch

Central Christchurch

Christchurch

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539 Roscoe Helen D.

Christchurch

No suburb given

Christchurch

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539 Wilson X Mrs

Disraeli St Addington

Addington

Christchurch

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539 Morse R.

Selwyn St

Spreydon

Christchurch

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539 Kilburn Jane

Opawa

Opawa

Christchurch

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539 Haig Mary Ann

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Hay Hannah L.

Ora-iti Pigeon Bay

Banks Peninsula

Canterbury

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539 Walker Fanny

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Hurley Mrs

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Roscoe E. H.

Christchurch

No suburb given

Christchurch

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539 Griffiths P

Brougham Street

Waltham

Christchurch

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539 Adnams Maude

Wind Mill Rd

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Healy Harriet

177 East Belt Ch'ch

Linwood

Christchurch

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539 Henderson Sarah

Gordon St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Adnams Isabel

Wind Mill Rd

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Webster Betsie

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Gibbs Mary

Queen St Sydenham

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Lee Mary J.

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Thompson Sarah

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Webster Catharin

Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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539 Kelly Mary

Wordsworth St

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Campbell Marion B.

145 Hazeldean Sydenham

Sydenham

Christchurch

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539 Grainger Elizabeth

Matson Street

Papanui

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