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Edinburgh 1914

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sealyham

sealyham Report 11 Sep 2013 00:08

Does anyone know how to find out who lived at a certain address in Edinburgh in1914 ?

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Sep 2013 09:56

Contact the main library..........ask if they are able/willing to do lookups

And bear in mind the limited Electoral Franchise in that year

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 11 Sep 2013 12:12

Also think of the dates of WW1

jax

jax Report 11 Sep 2013 12:20

Did women have the full vote by then?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Sep 2013 12:35

http://www.scan.org.uk/education/suffrage/movie.html

In 1900, Scottish women didn't have full voting rights. They could vote in local council elections, but they couldn't vote for Members of Parliament, and this injustice made some women very angry.

.......As a result, Parliament passed the 1918 Representation of the People Act which gave full voting rights to all women over the age of thirty. However, this was less than full democracy and women continued to campaign until 1928 when full voting rights were finally granted to all women over the age of 21.
...........

There is a voice-over on the page

As they could vote in Local elections, (some) women may be on the ER.