Saturday, 7 September 2019

Ancestry adds Pembrokeshire Electoral Registers

The new Ancestry collection Pembrokeshire, Wales, Electoral Registers, 1740-1978 contains 1,045,222 entries. It's compiled from 11 different types of registers and lists, the major ones being the 68 Registers of Electors with dates after the 3rd Reform Act, from 1885 to 1978 and, 35 Names of  Person Entitled to Vote after the First Reform Act from 1834 to 1887.

The index was created using text recognition software. The index might show, typically, name, residence date, street address, electoral division with a link to the printed original page.

The originals are from the Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest

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