Thursday, 15 September 2016

Lanarkshire Electoral Registers Bonanza

Over 30 million entries are now online from Ancestry in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1857-1962. It becomes the largest exclusively Scottish database in Ancestry.
Up until the mid-1910s the voter's occupation is included along with the name and address of both residence and qualifying property. Women are found on the lists from the 1880s.
These annual records are sourced from The Mitchell Library in Glasgow and compiled using text recognition software from the printed source.

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