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Register of electors

Genealogical Sources: Register of Electors

Registers of Electors [Ref.RE] date from 1832 to 2002
There are occasional gaps, but most of these are covered by Registers of Claims [Ref. RC] which give the previous year's list with handwritten amendments.

The following years/districts are not covered by the Registers of Electors or Registers of Claims:

  • 1910 & 1911 Southern Division
  • 1972 Bedford
  • 1984 Bedford
No lists were made for the following years: 1916, 1917, 1940-1944.
Registers of Electors for 1832-1986 have been licensed to and digitised by Ancestry UK, which is a paid subscription service.  You can have free access to these records at the Archives Service or possibly via your local library service if they have a corporate subscription.