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Electrol Roll

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John Report 16 Apr 2022 00:51

Can anyone help me please. Where can I find a person on the Electrol roll between 1950 and 1960 in order to find if a person in the household is still living there during those years , I want to find a death of someone . Many thanks


ArgyllGran Report 16 Apr 2022 08:35

For the Electoral Roll, contact or visit the main library for the town/area where you think the person might have been living. [ Searchable by address, as Kath reminds me below.]

Some Electoral Rolls for that period are online - eg - London, Glasgow, Edinburgh and some other places. [Searchable by person's name and/or address].

You don't say where the person lived.
For a death up to approx 1992-ish (if in England or Wales) search FreeBMD: Free to use, as the name suggests.

For a later death in England or Wales, use the GRO site:
Free to use, though you need to register.

If you want the actual death cert for full details, having found the basic info on FreeBMD or GRO, buy it through GRO site.

If in Scotland, use Scotlands People:
A basic search is free, though you need to buy credits to view the actual death cert 1855 - 1971. If you want the full details of deaths 1972 onwards, you need to buy a copy of the cert for £12 through the site.


KathleenBell Report 16 Apr 2022 10:36

The electoral registers in the main library of a town can only be searched by address and not the person's name.

Kath. x


ErikaH Report 16 Apr 2022 11:32

Do you know when the person was born?