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Queensland State Electoral Roll 1912


 
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List Price AU$49.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (8655 pages)
Year: (1912) 2010
ISBN: 9781742228105

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Product Code: AU4200-1912
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Electoral rolls are the nearest thing Australians have to census records, and hence they are extremely important and useful for local, family and social historians.

The roll for Queensland in 1912 totals over 8,600 pages. Entries are arranged alphabetically by district and by division within the district. You will find the details of over 200,000 voters who resided in Queensland at this time, and who were qualified (and registered) to vote. Apart from the annual rolls (published variously in late 1911 and early 1912), the CD includes the additional rolls published in April, June, August, and October 1912.

Though women are listed on Queensland’s Commonwealth electoral roll from 1903, it was not until 1905 that they gained the right to vote in Queensland state elections. This roll includes the names of many women qualified to vote for the election of members of the Legislative Assembly.

The following information is included for many (but not all) entries:

  • No.
  • Christian name and surname
  • Sex (M/F)
  • Place of residence
  • Occupation
  • Situation of freehold or leasehold for which elector’s name is transferred
  • Date when claim received by electoral registrar
  • Electoral district and division

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original books, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be enlarged and printed out if required.

System Requirements
  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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