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Cambridge Women on 1893 Electoral Roll

New Zealand was the first self-governing country in history to give women the vote.

This was achieved only after a determined campaign which brought together women from all walks of life around the country in support of their rights.

Despite limited communication and the transportation difficulties of the 19th century, women organised a careful strategy of political action throughout the country.

Their tactics included petitions, public meetings, new organisations, deputations to Parliament, resolutions to Members of Parliament, letters to newspapers and publications of pamphlets.

The Women’s Christian Temperance Union saw this vote as a way for women to gain the power to protect their families from the evils of drink.

In 1893, 85% of women registered to vote and 65% of New Zealand women actually voted. In Cambridge there were 225 women registered on the Electoral Roll.

 

Cambridge Women Who Registered for the Vote in 1893

KEY:

D.D – Domestic Duties
H.D – House Duties

 

 

A
Florence Mary ALLWILL Waikato D.D Hautapu
Maud Elizabeth ARCHER Waikato Sup No 2 Music Teacher Cambridge
Rachel ARMER Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge
Margaret ARNOLD Waikato D.D Cambridge
Bridget ATTY Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Isabella AYLWARD Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Fencourt

 

B
Letitia Hilda BACH Waikato D.D Cambridge
Henrietta BADHAM Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge
Ellen BARUGH Waikato D.D Tamahere
Ellen BEER Waikato D.D Hautapu
Mary BEHERSING Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Matilda Adelaide BELL Waikato D.D Cambridge
Elizabeth Emily BIGGS Waikato Teacher Tamahere
Ann BIRD Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Agnes Lydia BLACKMAN Waikato H.D Tamahere
Sarah BOND Waikato D.D Cambridge
Elizabeth Ann BOOTH Waikato D.D Hautapu
Jessie Robb BOOTH Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Hautapu
Louisa BOWLEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Sarah Jane BOYCE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Sophia BOYD Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Jane Disney BRAITHWAITE Waikato H.D Cambridge
Annie BREEN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Jane E. BRENNAN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Eliza BRINDLE Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Maria BROOKS Waikato H.D Cambridge
Elizabeth BROWN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Henrietta BROWNE Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge
Julia BROWNE Waikato D.D Hautapu
Margaret BROWNE Waikato D.D Hautapu
Eliza Catherine BRUCE Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Taotaoroa
Maria BRUNSKILL Waikato D.D Taotaoroa
Annie Elizabeth BUTLER Waikato D.D Hautapu
Laurie Annie BUTLER Waikato D.D Hautapu
Margaret BUTLER Waikato D.D Hautapu

 

C
Barbara CAMPBELL Waikato D.D Cambridge
Grace Flora CAMPBELL Waikato Hospital Nurse Cambridge
Jessie CAMPBELL Waikato Artist Cambridge
Sarah CARE Waikato D.D Tamahere
Blanche Eleanor CARNACHAN Waikato Teacher Cambridge
Elizabeth CARNACHAN Waikato Nurse Cambridge
Jeannie CARNACHAN Waikato Housekeeper Cambridge
Elizabeth Victoria CLARK Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Eliza CLEARY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Kate CLEARY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Hannah Elizabeth CLIFFIN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Julia COLLINS Waikato Nurse Cambridge
Ann COWLING Waikato D.D Hautapu
Mary Ellen COWLING Waikato D.D Hautapu
Barbara CRAIG Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary CRICKETT Waikato D.D Hautapu
Harriett CROUCH Waikato D.D Hautapu
Rose Holliday CROUCH Waikato Domestic Help [Hautapu]
Anne Mary CUSHNEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Kate CUSSENS Waikato Sup No 2 D.D Cambridge

 

D
Eliza Janes DAVIESH Waikato H.D Cambridge
Clara Alice DAY Waikato D.D Tamahere
Marion DAY Waikato D.D Hautapu
Hannah DEAN Waikato D.D Tamahere
Jeanie Ross DEAN Waikato D.D Tamahere
Louisa DENTON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary DEVINE Waikato D.D Tamahere
Agnes Sibthorpe DICKINSON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emma Harriette DIXON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Lina Mattie DODD Waikato H.D Tawhare
Lucy DODD Waikato H.D Tawhare
Mar? DODD Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Mary DONOVAN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Margaret Mary DOUGHERTY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ellen Maud DOUGLAS Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Emily Charlotte DWYER Waikato D.D Cambridge
Margaret DWYER Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emily Charlotte DYER Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge
Jessie DYKES Waikato Shop Assistant Hautapu

 

E
Alice Eaton EVANS Waikato D.D Cambridge
Matilda Annie EVANS Waikato H.D Cambridge
Rachel EVANS Waikato H.D Cambridge
Edith Marion EWEN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Margaret Annie Cecil EWEN Waikato D.D Hautapu
Maria B. EWEN Waikato D.D Hautapu
Mary Eliza EWEN Waikato D.D Cambridge

 

F
Agnes FERGUSON Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Isabella FERGUSON Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Margaret Hugh FERGUSON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ellen FITZGERALD Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ellen FOGARTY Waikato Sup No 1 Dressmaker Cambridge East
Eleanor Mary FORREST Waikato D.D Near Cambridge
Emma Hautapu FORREST Waikato Dressmaker Near Cambridge
Sarah FORREST Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ellen FRANCIS Waikato D.D Cambridge
Louisa FURZE Waikato D.D Tamahere

 

G
Jennie GEMMILL Waikato Dressmaker Cambridge
Elizabeth GERRISH Waikato D.D Cambridge
Josephine GIFFNEY Waikato Domestic Help Hautapu
Ellen Vincent GOODWIN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jane GRIFFITHS Waikato Cook Cambridge
Frances GRIGSBY Waikato D.D Tawhare
Annie GWYNNETH Waikato House Keeper Cambridge

 

H
Mary Ann HALL Waikato D.D Hautapu
Elizabeth HALLY Waikato H.D Cambridge
Helen Mary HALLY Waikato H.D Cambridge
Jane HALLY Waikato H.D Cambridge
Adelaide Susan HANLIN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ann HANNON Waikato D.D Hautapu
Christina HARTLEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jane HASTIE Waikato H.D Tamahere
Sarah HEASLIP Waikato D.D Cambridge
Eliza HEATH Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Fencourt
Janet HERIONS Waikato Sup No 2 Needle Woman Cambridge
Kate HESTER Waikato D.D Cambridge
Catherine HICKEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emily Constance HILL Waikato H.D Cambridge
Hannah Chaille HILL Waikato H.D Cambridge
Mary Emma HOBBS Waikato H.D Tawhare
Emilie Charlotte HOWARD Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge
Louise Marianne HOWARD Waikato Sup No 1 Milliner Cambridge East
Deborah HUNT Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Mary De Vere HUNT Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge

 

I
Ellen Jane INGHAM Waikato H.D Tawhare

 

J
Mary Ann JACKSON Waikato Sup No 1 Salvation Army Cambridge East

 

K      
Anna KERR Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary KERR Waikato D.D Cambridge
Annie KINCAID Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jessie KIRKWOOD Waikato D.D Cambridge
Alice KITE Waikato H.D Fencourt, Cambridge
Emma Mahala KITE Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Gorton
Martha Matilda KOHLEIS Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge

 

L      
Jane Kirkland LAKE Waikato D.D Near Cambridge
Grace LAMBE Waikato Sup No 1 Governess Bruntwood
Elizabeth LODDER Waikato Sup No 1 Housekeeper Cambridge East

 

M      
Eliza Sophia MACKAY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emma MACKAY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Martha MADIGAN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Elizabeth MAIN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Hautapu
Kate MAIN Waikato Sup No 1 Housekeeper Hautapu
Mary MAIN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Hautapu
Charlotte Clens MANN Waikato Farmer Cambridge
Jemima MANN Waikato H.D Cambridge
Jane MARSHALL Waikato Sup No 1 Dressmaker Cambridge East
Elizabeth MARTYN Waikato Farmer Hautapu
Sarah MASTER Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Elizabeth MAXWELL Waikato D.D Cambridge
Eliza MEDHURST Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Mary MEDHURST Waikato Sup No 1 Nurse Cambridge East
Mary Rebecca MERRICK Waikato D.D Cambridge
Eliza Jane MILLAR Waikato D.D Taotaoroa
Ellen MOORE Waikato Domestic Servant Hautapu
Ann MORSED Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Caroline MULLINS Waikato D.D Tamahere
Elizabeth MULLINS Waikato D.D Cambridge
Elizabeth MUNRO Waikato D.D Hautapu
Mary Jane MURPHY Waikato H.D Tamahere
Mary Theresa MURPHY Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East

 

Mc
Eliza McCOMISH Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jane Eliza McCREA Waikato D.D Cambridge
Wilhemina McCREA Waikato D.D Cambridge
Sarah McCULLAGH Waikato H.D Near Cambridge
Jane Eliza McDERMOTT Waikato H.D Cambridge
Annie McGARRY Waikato H.D Fencourt, Cambridge
Ellen McFARLANE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Annie McMILLAN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Caroline McMILLAN Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Margaret McVEAGH (Snr) Waikato Dressmaker Cambridge
Margaret McVEAGH (Jnr) Waikato Dressmaker Cambridge
Mary McVEAGH Waikato Dressmaker Cambridge

 

N
Elizabeth NEAL Waikato Home Duties Cambridge
Mary Anne NIXON Waikato H.D Cambridge
Susannah NORRIS Waikato H.D Tamahere

 

O
Georgina O’HALLORAN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Carolyn O’TOOLE Waikato H.D Cambridge

 

P
Emma PASCOE Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Margaret PATON Waikato D.D Hautapu
Annie PEIRCE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emma PEIRCE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary Jane PENNELL Waikato H.D Tamahere
Sarah PEPPERCORN Waikato H.D Cambridge
Blanche PERRY Waikato D.D Tamahere
Mary Ann PICKERING Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge West
Mary PILLING Waikato H.D Hautapu
Amelia Elizabeth POPPLE Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge
Catherine Elizabeth PRIESTLEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary Helen PRIESTLEY Waikato D.D Cambridge

 

 

 

 

R      
Matilda RAMSAY Waikato D.D Tawhare
Louisa REDGRAVE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Alicia RICHARDS Waikato Sup No 2 Governess Cambridge
Annie RICHARDS Waikato Sup No 2 Barmaid Cambridge
Alice RILEY Waikato Tailoress Cambridge
Annie RILEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Margaret RILEY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Lucy ROBERTS Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Annie ROBERTSON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Cecilia Helen ROBERTSON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary Annie ROBINSON Waikato H.D Tamahere
Maria RICHARDSON Waikato H.D Tawhare
Julia Mary ROWE Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Helen RUSSELL Waikato Sup No 1 Settler Hautapu
Helen RUSSELL (Jnr) Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Hautapu
Margaret Isabella RUSSELL Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Hautapu

 

S
Emma Kate SANDERS Waikato H.D Cambridge
Catherine Elizabeth SARGENT Waikato H.D Cambridge
Edith SEDDON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Sarah SELBY Waikato H.D Hautapu
Catherine SELBY Waikato H.D Hautapu
Sarah E. SEMMENS Waikato H.D Hautapu
Jessie H. SEYMOUR Waikato D.D Hautapu
Eliza Matilda SHARP Waikato D.D Cambridge
Agnes SHAW Waikato D.D Tawhare
Janet SHAW Waikato D.D Tawhare
Marion SHAW Waikato D.D Tawhare
Alice SIMM Waikato Grocer Cambridge
Sarah SIMMONDS Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jane F. SINCLAIR Waikato Teacher Cambridge
Janie Wilson SMITH Waikato D.D Tamahere
Margaret SMITH Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Hautapu
Sarah Honeywood Pollock Skottowe SOUTER Waikato D.D Cambridge
Hannah Maria SPONG Waikato H.D Cambridge
Maria STAFFORD Waikato Laundress Cambridge
Mary Ann STUART Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Cambridge

 

 

 

 

T
Miranda Sarah TAYLOR Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge
Amelia THOMAS Waikato Housekeeper Cambridge
Katerina M THOMSON Waikato Nurse Cambridge
Gertrude THORNTON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Sophia THORNTON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jane THORPE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Ellen TICKLEPENNY Waikato Sup No 2 H.D Tawhare
Johanna TOOMEY Waikato Waitress Cambridge
Isabella Anna TURNER Waikato D.D Cambridge
Clara TRIBE Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Tawhare
Annie Orme TURNER Waikato H.D Tamahere

 

W
Elizabeth Clark WATT Waikato D.D Hautapu
Ann WATTAM Waikato D.D Hautapu
Mary Ann WATTAM Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Taotaoroa
Sybil Margaret WATTS Waikato Housekeeper Cambridge
Martha WAYMAN Waikato D.D Cambridge
Eliza WEBBER Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge East
Jane WELLS Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary Ellen WESTBY Waikato D.D Cambridge
Elizabeth Louisa WHEELER Waikato H.D Tamahere
Anna WILKINSON Waikato D.D Cambridge
Mary Agnes WILLIS Waikato H.D Cambridge
Ellen WILLSON Waikato Sup No 1 Music Teacher Cambridge East
Louisa Ada WILSON Waikato H.D Cambridge
Sophia WILSON Waikato H.D Cambridge

 

Y
Sarah Jane YATE Waikato D.D Cambridge
Emma Caroline YOUNG Waikato D.D Cambridge
Hannah YOUNG Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Taotaoroa
Jane YOUNG Waikato D.D Cambridge
Jessie YOUNG Waikato Sup No 1 D.D Cambridge
Margaret Runciman YOUNG Waikato D.D Cambridge
Martha Matilda YOUNG Waikato Dressmaker Cambridge
Rebecca Craig YOUNG Waikato D.D Cambridge

Key:

D.D – Domestic Duties
H.D – Household Duties

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