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NEW SOUTH WALES ELECTORAL ROLL 1903, 1913, 1935

Electoral rolls are the nearest thing Australians have to census records, and hence are extremely useful genealogy tools for local, family and social historians. They're one of the best ways to find your family history!

This collection contains New South Wales electoral rolls for 1903, 1913 and 1935. It contains hundreds of thousands of voters who resided in New South Wales at this time and who were entitled (and registered) to vote. They are all PDF digitisations, so after searching, please check that your results are from "Newspapers, books & directories" (this will be on the top left hand of your search results screen).

New South Wales 1903 State Electoral Roll

Entries in the 1903 New South Wales State electoral roll are arranged alphabetically by district, as well as by division within the district. Apart from the annual roll, this collection includes the supplementary rolls published for each district.

2 of the 4 volumes are here - with over 3,600 pages and listing approximately 250,000 names. It covers Districts C-G and M-R.

The electoral districts in this collection are:

•Volume 1 - Albury, Alexandria, Allowrie, Annandale, Armidale, and Ashburnham
•Volume 2 - Ashfield, Balmain, Bathurst, Bega, Belmore, and Bingara
•Volume 3 - Bondi, Botany, Burrangong, Burwood, Byron, and Camden
•Volume 4 - Camperdown, Canterbury, Castlereagh, Cessnock, and Clarence
•Volume 5 - Cobar, Cootamundra, Corowa, Darling Harbour, Darlinghurst, and Drummoyne
•Volume 6 - Dulwich Hill, Durham, Enmore, Glebe, and Gloucester
•Volume 7 - Gordon, Gough, Goulburn, Granville, and Gwydir
•Volume 8 - Hartley, Hastings and Macleay, Hawkesbury, Hurstville, Kahibah, and King
•Volume 9 - Lachlan, Leichhardt, Lismore, Liverpool Plains, and Lyndhurst
•Volume 10 - Macquarie, Maitland, Marrickville, Middle Harbour, Monaro, and Mosman
•Volume 11 - Mudgee, Murray, Murrumbidgee, Namoi, Newcastle, and Newtown
•Volume 12 - Orange, Paddington, Parramatta, Petersham, Phillip, and Raleigh
•Volume 13 - Randwick, Redfern, Rozelle, Ryde, and Singleton
•Volume 14 - St George, St Leonards, Sturt, Surry Hills, Tamworth, and Tenterfield
•Volume 15 - Upper Hunter, Wagga Wagga, Wallsend, Waverley, Wickham, and Willoughby
•Volume 16 - Willyama, Wollondilly, Wollongong, Woollahra, and Yass

Importantly, the roll includes the names of many women qualified to vote for the election of members of the Legislative Assembly of New South Wales at this time.

New South Wales 1913 State Electoral Roll

This features volumes 1 - 16 of the New South Wales state electoral roll of 1913. Apart from the main roll, some districts also have supplemental rolls. Importantly, the roll includes the names of many women qualified to vote for the election of members of the state parliament.

The electoral districts in this collection are:
•Volume 1 - Albury, Alexandria, Allowrie, Annandale, Armidale, and Ashburnham
•Volume 2 - Ashfield, Balmain, Bathurst, Bega, Belmore, and Bingara
•Volume 3 - Bondi, Botany, Burrangong, Burwood, Byron, and Camden
•Volume 4 - Camperdown, Canterbury, Castlereagh, Cessnock, and Clarence
•Volume 5 - Cobar, Cootamundra, Corowa, Darling Harbour, Darlinghurst, and Drummoyne
•Volume 6 - Dulwich Hill, Durham, Enmore, Glebe, and Gloucester
•Volume 7 - Gordon, Gough, Goulburn, Granville, and Gwydir
•Volume 8 - Hartley, Hastings and Macleay, Hawkesbury, Hurstville, Kahibah, and King
•Volume 9 - Lachlan, Leichhardt, Lismore, Liverpool Plains, and Lyndhurst
•Volume 10 - Macquarie, Maitland, Marrickville, Middle Harbour, Monaro, and Mosman
•Volume 11 - Mudgee, Murray, Murrumbidgee, Namoi, Newcastle, and Newtown
•Volume 12 - Orange, Paddington, Parramatta, Petersham, Phillip, and Raleigh
•Volume 13 - Randwick, Redfern, Rozelle, Ryde, and Singleton
•Volume 14 - St George, St Leonards, Sturt, Surry Hills, Tamworth, and Tenterfield
•Volume 15 - Upper Hunter, Wagga Wagga, Wallsend, Waverley, Wickham, and Willoughby
•Volume 16 - Willyama, Wollondilly, Wollongong, Woollahra, and Yass

New South Wales 1935 Commonwealth Electoral Roll

This offers the details of tens of thousands of voters who resided in New South Wales at this time, and who were entitled (and registered) to vote. Entries are alphabetically indexed within each subdivision.

The electoral districts in this collection are:

•Barton – Bexley, Hurstville, Kogarah, Kogarah North, Oatley, Peakhurst, Ramsgate, and Rockdale
•Cook – Alexandria, Botany, Camdenville, Erskineville, Mascot, Newtown, La Perouse, Redfern, Rosebery, St Peters, Tempe and Waterloo.
•Cowper – Bellingen, Bulahdelah, Chatsworth Island, Coff’s Harbour, Copmanhurst, Dorrigo, Forster, Glenreagh, Grafton, Grafton South, Kempsey, Kempsey East, Kendall, Macksville, Maclean, Port Macquarie, Smithtown, Taree, Tinonee, Ulmarra, Wauchope, and Wingham.
•Dalley – Annandale, Annandale South, Dulwich Hill, Leichhardt, Leichhardt East, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Newington, and Petersham.
•Darling – Balranald, Booligal, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Broken Hill North, Broken Hill South, Carinda, Cobar, Coonamble, Dubbo, Eauabalong, Gilgandra, Gulargambone, Hay, Ivanhoe, Louth, Menindee, Milparinka, Moulamein, Narromine, Nyngan, Pooncarie, Silverton, Torrowangee, Tottenham, Warren, Wentworth, White Cliffs, and Wilcannia.
•East Sydney – Darlinghurst, Darlinghurst West, Foveaux, Glenmore, King, Nithsdale, Paddington, Surry Hills, and Woollahra West.
•Hume – Adelong, Albury, Binalong, Boorowa, Bowna, Cootamundra, Culcairn, Gundagai, Harden, Holbrook, Howlong, Lockhart, Tarcutta, The Rock, Tooma, Tumbarumba, Tumut, Wagga Wagga, Walbundrie, Yass, and Young.
•Lang – Arncliffe, Belmore, Campsie, Earlwood, Harcourt, Kingsgrove, Lakemba, Marrickville South, and Punchbowl.
•Parkes – Ashbury, Ashfield, Ashfield West, Burwood, Croydon Park, Enfield, Marrickville West, Strathfield, and Summer Hill.
•Parramatta – Beecroft, Epping, Gordon, Parramatta, Parramatta North, Ryde, Ryde West, Turramurra, and Waitara.
•Reid – Auburn, Auburn North, Bankstown, Bankstown North, Flemington, Granville, Homebush, Lidcombe, and Merrylands.
•Richmond – Acacia Creek, Ballina, Byron Bay, Casino, Deepwater, Drake, Eltham, Glen Innes, Kyogle, Lismore, Mullumbimby, Murwillumbah, Nimbin, Tenterfield, Tweeds Heads, and Woodburn.
•Riverina – Ardlethan, Barmedman, Berrigan, Cargelligo, Carrathool, Coolamon, Corowa, Deniliquin, Griffith, Hillston, Jerilderie, Junee, Leeton, Moama, Mulwala, Narrandera, North Wagga Wagga, Temora, Urana, and West Wyalong.
•Robertson – Branxton, Broke, Castle Hill, Dora Creek, Dural, Gosford, Hornsby, Jerry’s Plains, Rylstone, Seven Hills, Singleton, Smithfield, Teralba, Wiseman’s Ferry, Wollombi, and Wyong.
•Warringah – Balgowlah, Camaray, Manly, Mosman, Narrabeen, and Neutral Bay.
•Watson – Centennial Park, Clovelly, Coogee, Kensington, Maroubra, Maroubra North, Randwick, Randwick East, Randwick North, and Waverley South.
•Wentworth – Bellevue Hill, Bondi, Bondi North, Bronte, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Waverley, and Woollahra.
•Werriwa – Camden, Campbelltown, Dapto, Helensburgh, Ingleburn, Kembla, Liverpool, Mittagong, Picton, Sutherland, Thirroul, Waterfall Sanatorium, Wollongong, and Woonona.
•West Sydney – Balmain, Balmain East, Camperdown, Darling Harbour, Forest Lodge, Glebe, Golden Grove, Kentville, Kingston, Macdonaldtown, Phillip, Pyrmont, Rozelle, and Toxteth.

What information can I find about my ancestors in these electoral rolls?

The following information is generally included for each elector:

No. on Roll
Name in full
Place of living
Occupation
Sex
Commonwealth Division
State Electoral District
Subdivision

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