Wednesday, 17 April 2013

More London records on Ancestry

Ancestry ( has released two new collections for London

London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930

This database contains Poor Law records relating to settlement and removals for the unions of Bethnal Green, Hackney, Poplar, Shoreditch, and Stepney.

Full details at

London, England, Overseer Returns, 1863-1894

These documents list parish residents who have claimed the right to vote.

Full details at

Both collections are sourced from London Metropolitan Archives.


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