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
181 Griffin Mary

Springston

Springston

Canterbury

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219 Gumley Jane

Kaikoura

Kaikoura

Canterbury

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282 Leadley Elizabeth

Wakanui

Wakanui

Canterbury

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240 Hands Bridget

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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277 Hanrahan Mrs

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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282 Harding M.

Willowby

Willowby

Canterbury

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237 Harman L.

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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282 Hill Maria

Wakanui

Wakanui

Canterbury

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263 Hills C. L.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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292 Hopping M.

Regent Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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292 Hopping Jane

Barton Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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292 Hopping Alice Maude

Princes Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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255 Horniblow Mary

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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240 Ivory Helen

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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264 Jowers Hannah

Akaroa St

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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253 Judson Sarah

Woodend

Woodend

Canterbury

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259 Judson Ann

Woodend

Woodend

Canterbury

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263 Keates E.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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261 Keetley Mrs M. A.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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241 Keir Jessie

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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241 Keir Maria

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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263 Knight R.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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263 Knight M.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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284 Lawry Jessie M.

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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290 Lill Clara

Willowby

Willowby

Canterbury

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187 Mann Lavinia

Russell's flat

Russells Flat

Canterbury

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262 Marshall Dinah

West Eyreton

West Eyreton

Canterbury

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181 McBean Emma

Springston

Springston

Canterbury

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285 McKee E. M.

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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263 McRorie Isabella

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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263 McSweeny A.

Kaiapoi

Kaiapoi

Canterbury

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537 Meredith Louisa

Tullamine Cust

Cust

Canterbury

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279 Millichamp E.

Tinwald

Ashburton

Canterbury

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292 Milne M.

Princes Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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288 Moses Mary A.

Waterton

Waterton

Canterbury

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292 Wright Lenora

Bamford Street

Woolston

Canterbury

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241 Niven Jane

Rangiora

Rangiora

Canterbury

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287 O'Kane Annie

Ashburton

Ashburton

Canterbury

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182 Orchard E.

Springston?

Springston?

Canterbury

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259 Orchard Mary Elizabeth

Waikuku

Waikuku

Canterbury

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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