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Find your family and home in UK electoral registers

Millions of historical British voting lists have been digitised and published exclusively at Findmypast, in partnership with the British Library.

Voters going to the polls

What are electoral registers?

Electoral registers are listings of all those eligible and registered to vote in a particular area. In England and Wales, voter registration has been required since 1832 and updated registers are typically published annually.

Old records stacked on shelves

England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1832-1932

Only available online at Findmypast, around 220 million names are recorded in the British Library's mammoth collection of UK electoral registers. The records cover a century of British history and include names, addresses, property details and sometimes ages. This makes them perfect for tracing your family tree or the history of your house.

Handwritten registers

England & Wales, Electoral Registers 1910-1932

To bring you fully searchable electoral registers, our data specialists have used a sophisticated technique to extract details from a selection of the original British Library records. This allows you to discover rich information you don’t get from a simple keyword search.

Branch out into billions of family records

Found your home or relatives in the UK electoral registers? Now dig deeper into your past with these fascinating collections.

Your past has the power to shape your future

Access to UK Electoral Registers on Findmypast has allowed me to reconnect with living family that I'd lost contact with - that's an amazing result. I've now been subscribed to the site for several years.


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