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Electoral Roll search on Find My Past

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Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 17 Apr 2013 08:36

Hi Sharon, to find any threads you have either started or contributed to go to 'My Threads' which is listed under 'Tools' on the right of the page.



Sharon Report 16 Apr 2013 20:44

Thank you Detective, that's really useful.

Sorry for the delay in responding, I couldn't find this thread again when I logged back in!


CupCakes Report 6 Apr 2013 16:53

Thank so much for the info. Paid for some credits and found addresses of some family and old friends I have been looking for.

:-D :-D :-D


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Apr 2013 15:23

Most of the people who help out on the boards also subscribe to either Ancestry, or Findmypast and if feeling flush, both!

Each have their strengths and weaknesses as does GR and compliment each other.

All these sites including GR hold census 1841-1911 and the gro index. They each have other records unique to themselves. It really depends on your area of research for you to decide if one is preferable to another.

You can usually look at their databases without subscribing, or make 'free' searches, then ask on here for a look-up if you think the results might be relevant.

It's always worth googling the area + parish records as there may be free resources on the net.

Always consider
plus a host of others!

This thread lists a host of FH sites

Useful sites; please add


Sharon Report 5 Apr 2013 15:05

:-( I don't use FMP so looks like I miss this one. Sounds like a great resource though, hopefully it will be added on here soon :-)

I am quite new to all of this, am I allowed to ask if you all subscribe to lots of sites? I'm not looking for recommendations, costs or anything like that, just out of curiosity as at the moment I'm more than happy with GR!



Renes Report 5 Apr 2013 10:44

Thanks for info ...... Great resource :-D

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 16 Mar 2013 16:10

Thanks for the info.I have found a 1st cousin in the same area as 2007.lost him after 2007 so chuffed you put this info up. :-D

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 15 Mar 2013 17:59

Janet has very kindly looked this up for me!


Janet Report 15 Mar 2013 17:07

message me the details and ill have a look


was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 15 Mar 2013 16:58

Can I please ask for a look up on the Electoral Roll on FMP? Have posted on Find Ancestors but no takers!

Thanks if you can help and will pm details

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 12 Mar 2013 22:26

We are on it too too 2002 after that we took the option to opt out/

What i dont like though is our daughter& grandchild show on it which was a problem 10 years ago that her ex may find where she was living . he made her life a misery and she divorced him. It was her second marriage and not granddaughters dad.

Thank goodness she moved and has remarried and her daughter has now grown and isn't living at home so hopefully he wont still be looking for her. She is opted out now too so no chance hopefully


jax Report 12 Mar 2013 21:44

I can't remember the name now, it was down a side street inbetween houses near the big flyover...quite a small one for first timers


Janet Report 12 Mar 2013 21:34

Not seen Geordie Shore I guess its in the same vein though

which pub in Chelmsford ? yes lots have closed down but we still have a fair few

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 12 Mar 2013 21:14

Thank you Jax for that infi, very interesting.



jax Report 12 Mar 2013 21:01

TOWIE is set in Brentwood and spent about 13 years of my married life there....Applied for a pub in Chelmsford once, probably closed down by now.

Not seen Geordie Shore MC...then I probably would not understand them :-D


MarieCeleste Report 12 Mar 2013 20:48

TOWIE gives you a bad name, huh! How do you think us up north feel about Geordie Shore?

Having great fun with that ER jax - thanks.


Janet Report 12 Mar 2013 20:34

Chelmsford has ideas above its station !'s only a small cathedral ;-)

was a sleepy backend of nowhere when I moved here 30 years ago from Loughton. Not a bad place to live now though by all accounts

TOWIE gives us a bad name !!


jax Report 12 Mar 2013 20:26

Small world :-)

I have probably driven through there, when joining the M11 and it looks like Stanstead airport has taken over most of that area now.

I'm near where the big pier is :-D

I always thought Chelmsford was a city anyway, because it has a Cathedral


Janet Report 12 Mar 2013 20:08

Really that's where my dad was born and married, both sets of grandparents lived there (and dad lived in Takeley as a child for a while too)

I'm in Chelmsford (now a city so they say !)


jax Report 12 Mar 2013 19:57

I am on the ER with my husband in 2002 but left him in 2001 with my parents in 2005 and my current address 2010/11 (opted out now) not sure where I was the other years.

I'm in Essex aswell.....Essex ancestors were from Takely and Grays but all ended up in Walthamstow