Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Ancestry adds Edinburgh and Liverpool electoral registers

Ancestry ( has added electoral registers for Edinburgh and Liverpool to its site:

Edinburgh, Scotland, Electoral Registers, 1832-1966
Source: Poll Books for Councillors for the City of Edinburgh/List of Burgh Voters for the City of Edinburgh/Register of Voters for the City of Edinburgh and the Burgh of Leith. Edinburgh City Archives, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Liverpool, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1970
Source: Liverpool Electoral registers, Burgess rolls and Voters Lists, Liverpool Record Office, Liverpool, England.

For both collections, note that no registers were produced during the war years 1916, 1917 and 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943 and 1944.

Ancestry has also added Anglican church records for the English county of Worcestershire:

Worcestershire, England, Extracted Church of England Parish Records, 1541-1812
Source: "Electronic databases created from various publications of parish and probate records."


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