Ancestry adds Sussex Electoral Registers

Two major new databases, electoral registers for East and West Sussex, arrived on Ancestry on 12 December.

For West Sussex, the 8,208,872 entries are for 1832 to 1963.  East Sussex has some earlier records, from 1705, and a total of 20,425,086 entries.

There are gaps for 1916-1917 and 1940-1944.

Expect to find: Name, Address, Name of the city or district, Parish name and, sometimes, occupation.

The database is compiled from printed registers through OCR transcription with links to the original record.

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