These registers list the names of North Nottingham residents who were eligible to vote in elections in 1885. Registers of eligible voters were kept on an annual basis beginning in 1832. This database contains the register for North Nottingham for the year beginning 1 January 1885 and ending 1 January 1886. Included is the voter’s name, place of abode, type of property that qualified him, and location of the property. This may be the same as the place of abode, or it may be a rental or some other property. Names of tenants or landlords may also be included.
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