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List of poll books and registers of electors in the Birmingham Reference Library.

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List of poll books and registers of electors in the Birmingham Reference Library by Birmingham Public Libraries. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Handlist of Poll Books and Registers of Electors in Guildhall Library (Guildhall Library, ) [not in FHL]. [Adapted from Anthony Camp's article 'The history and value of genealogical records: Poll Books' in Practical Family History, Number 61 (January ), pages ].

Poll books continued to be used for various elections until the secret ballot was introduced in Poll books will not list all residents of an area. Untilmost voters were freeholders and others who could meet property requirements for the franchise, and poll books list only those who actually cast a vote.

The register of electors is published on 1 December each year. The register is updated periodically throughout the year and you can view the Register of Electors in person at the elections office.

You do not need to make an appointment to view the Register of Electors, however, at busy times in the run up to an election if you wish to inspect Author: Dalbir Kaur.

Poll books for county and borough seats list the names of electors, their parish of residence and how they voted. Poll books may also state an elector’s exact address and (if different) the address of the property that gave him the right to vote.

Within a poll book, the list of electors may be arranged by parish, ward, hundred or township. Poll books provide a list of electors (confined to male adults over the age of 21) and who they voted for in parliamentary (Members of Parliament or ‘Knights of the Shire’), county and borough elections (from ) together with details of their entitlement to vote, measured by land and income.

Handlist of British Parliamentary Poll Books by John Sims (currently out of print). Early Poll Books NB Poll booksare held at London Metropolitan Archives Date Details Reference Location London & Middlesex electors listed in the Bedfordshire Poll Book Acc archive store Poll book for Westminster Bye-election.

Electoral Registers and Poll Books Poll books London and Middlesex: Electors listed in the Bedfordshire poll book, (Acc ) Paddington: St Margaret and St John: (E); (E A) N.B. Poll books forand electoral registers for are held at the.

Guide to poll books and electoral registers Page 10 ofand Hove. Only a few registers are currently available in the Record Office for the period Electors from the constituency area are included in Lewes Division registers, sters cover the parishes of.

Hello, does anyone understand the layout of the UK Poll Books & Electoral registersor can anyone point me in the right direction for an explanation. I have just found an ancestor Robinson Proud in the Sunderland one and don't understand it.

The SUPPLEMENTAL LIST is posted alongside the REVISED LIST of Electors and together are used at polling stations for conducting the poll. All lists are printed according to polling divisions with the names arranged in alphabetical order, according to surnames and copies are made available to Registration Officers and Returning Officers.

We hold electoral registers for the City of Birmingham only, from until There are some gaps in the series, including to and to when registers were not compiled nationally during the world wars.

Includes the school register, poll books, maps and much more. Classification: Includes extracts from the churchwardens accounts and charity account book, list of ministers, people of the parish, with their trades, a street list and who lived and worked on them, mayors and sheriffs of Norwich, voters lists and more.

Register of Electors. Poll books list those who voted at elections and who they voted for. The earliest copies date from around and they continued until when the secret ballot was introduced. For local and family historians, poll books can offer an insight into the way individuals voted, with the possible bonus of their occupations and addresses.

Poll books do not normally have surname indexes, so, unless a place is known, it may be necessary to check every page for a particular surname. Occasionally, places are indexed, as in the Yorkshire Poll book The place index in the Suffolk Poll book indicates the number of. Both the Poll Books and Electoral Registers can be accessed in book format.

The Poll Books are also available as Transcripts. Printed Books. To access the Printed Books for Poll Books and Electoral Registers, select ‘Electoral Registers’ from the drop-down box: You will then be taken to a list of available counties.

As a new chapter in the history of Birmingham’s Central Library is about to begin, Chris Upton reports on its origins. The Record Office holds a selection of poll books dating back to the s and county electoral registers from Poll books. These were introduced inwhen sheriffs were first required to compile records of the poll in county elections.

Usually divided by parish, they list the name of each voter and the candidate(s) for whom they voted. 21 E.E.O. MS, Release of the Manor of Edgbaston in the County of Warwick, 16 Apr. ; Birmingham Reference Library MS (hereafter B.R.L. MS)Conveyance deed, 10 July 22 For the Goughs' ancestr', see Shaw, S.

The Poll Books available on TheGenealogist pre-date the census records and go back as far as the s, making them a valuable resource for family historians. Most records are searchable book images (Printed Books), which can be searched by name or browsed page by page with the aid of bookmarks.

Poll books continued to be used for various elections until the secret ballot was introduced in Poll books will not list all residents of an area. Untilmost voters were freeholders and others who could meet property requirements for the franchise; also, poll books list only those who actually cast a vote.

American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open Library. Full text of "A catalogue of the Birmingham collection including printed books and pamphlets, manuscripts, maps, views, portraits, etc".examples of poll books for both universities, including the University of Oxford poll book for shown below [title-page shown below left and page 13 from the voters’ listing shown below right].

The University’s rare book collections contain only one poll book .5 See J. Jaffray, Hints for a History of Birmingham (Birmingham Reference Library), ch 39; Bunce, J. T., History of the Corporation of Birmingham (Birmingham, ), –72, – 6 See my article, ‘The Chartist Crisis in Birmingham’ (International Review of Social History, III, Part 3, ).