Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Fife Registers of Voters on Ancestry

Registers of voters for the County (Kingdom) of Fife, with indexes produced by volunteeers, have just been added to Ancestry.co.uk. Searching the indexes is free.

The original data is in printed voters lists held at the Fife Library and Archives Service. They are from the period 1832 (following electoral reform in Scotland) to 1894. Records can be searched by place of residence, register year, and name. The originals may include occupation, street or street address, whether a proprietor or tenant, description of property, and a name of a village, farm, or property.


The records available are:

Register of Voters for the Burgh of Burntisland, 1864
Register of Voters for the Burgh of Burntisland, 1894
Register of Voters for the Burgh of Dysart, 1832
Register of Voters for the Burgh of Kinghorn, 1832, 1867-92
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1832-34
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1846
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1861-62
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1862-63
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1863-64
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1864-65
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1878-79
Register of Voters for the County of Fife, 1889-90
Register of Voters for the Royal Burgh of Dunfermline, 1856, 1871
Register of Voters for the Royal Burgh of Dunfermline, 1868-69
Register of Voters of the Western District of Fife, 1860

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