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Electoral Roll - Dates Taken

Postby davidm_uk » 15 Sep 2018 13:38

I'm trying to pin down when my grandparents moved from Letchworth to Welwyn Garden City. From Find My Past I have them in the Spring 1926 Electoral Roll in Letchworth, and then in 1927 in WGC (no Spring or Autumn given). Does anyone know more precise dates when these electoral rolls where taken, or where I can find this out. I've only got PAYG access to FMP, so can't quickly get to any sort of header page, and haven't found the dates anywhere else on there, or via a general google search.
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Re: Electoral Roll - Dates Taken

Postby arthurk » 15 Sep 2018 15:10

The British Library has a guide entitled "Parliamentary Constituencies and their Registers since 1832". This lists all the ones they hold, but it also has a very useful introduction which deals with questions like dates, who was entitled to register etc.

You can download it as a free pdf from https://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/medi ... encies.pdf

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Re: Electoral Roll - Dates Taken

Postby davidm_uk » 15 Sep 2018 16:41

Excellent! Thank you Arthur.
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