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1891 Women's Suffrage Petition

Type
website
Publisher
Public Record Office Victoria
Description
In 1891 members from the Women's Christian Temperance Union, the Victorian Temperance Alliance and other women's suffrage groups worked together to collect signatures from women throughout Victoria requesting the right to vote for women in the colony. Nearly 30,000 signatures were recorded. The petition has now been digitised and indexed and has a facility for members of the public to add life details for the contributors.
Coverage
1891
keywords
Victoria, history, women, elections

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