Resources

Education Pack

The education pack was produced to support the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the passing of the House of Keys Election Act 1919.  It contains an overview of the history of suffrage in the Isle of Man, along with activities to support parliamentarians in their outreach activities.

House of Keys Election Act 1919

  • As enacted

Debates

House of Keys Election Act 1881 - Women householders given the vote
House of Keys Election Act 1892 - Women leaseholders given the vote
House of Keys Election Act 1919 - Universal adult suffrage
Representation of the People (Franchise) Act 1971 - Voting age lowered from 21 to 18
Registration of Electors Act 2006 - Voting age lowered from 18 to 16

Figures

William Taubman Crennell

Infographics

 

Acknowledgements

All newspaper extracts appear courtesy of the iMuseum: https://www.imuseum.im/newspapers/
The iMuseum Newspapers & Publications website can be used for free at the Henry Bloom Noble Library or Manx National Heritage Library and Archives.