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electoral roll lookups

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JaneyCanuck Report 22 May 2011 00:43

At present, no member of GenesReunited is offering these lookups. (The subscriptions are expensive.)

Those who did in the past had lookup threads in which they specified that *no personal information* (e.g. names and locations) should be posted in the thread; requests should be made by private message.

It isn't appropriate to post the names and locations of living people on the boards.

Here is a trick for searching the electoral roll on line.

Use these search terms at google: "person's name"

putting the name in quotation marks like that, in the form "Jane Q Smith".

The results will show a city, county and partial postcode, if there is a listing.

That information can be compared to search results at BT online

or, of course, BT online can be searched directly.

The comparison can then be done in reverse: a postcode associated with a listing (usually surname with first initial) can be used to search at for the surname with that postcode, to see the full name.