Millions of Electoral Registers from the England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland have been released online for the first time in association with the British Library.
They’re annual registers - so they fill the gaps between the censuses – covering a 100 year period which includes critical events in the history of British democracy: from the vote being extended to working class men to women’s suffrage. Explore this extensive new collection to discover where your family lived, when they could vote and details of the property your family owned in the 19th & 20th centuries.
England and Wales Electoral Registers 1832-1932 Explore the largest single collection released on Findmypast to date with over 5.4 million images and approximately 220 million names. Search the registers to discover when your family gained the right to vote, or uncover the details of the very first working class and women voters. These annual registers also include details of property ownership, filling gaps between the censuses and revealing the history of your family home. Follow your family through a century of democracy »
These are truly fascinating records – I’ve already found out a great deal about the history of my family home, and how my ancestors’ place in society changed throughout the century. I hope you do too! Visit our dedicated Electoral Registers landing page to find out more about what this enormous collection can reveal.
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