FindmyPast Weekly Update: South of the River

Lambeth Electoral Registers
An additional 1,312,044 records now appear in the Lambeth Electoral Registers 1832-1886 collection, complete with names and addresses.

A search returns the First name(s), Last name, Year, Street, District/ward Parish with links to a transcript and the printed register.

Electoral registers only recorded those eligible to vote, almost all male. There was a property qualification. More people became eligible with The Representation of the People Act 1867. Many in poverty, and most women, were not eligible.

Kent Burials
There are 8,635 new burials from the county of Kent, spanning from 1542 to 1992. Additions are from Dartford, Watling Street Cemetery; Ightham, St Peter; Kemsing, St Mary the Virgin; and Kilndown, Christ Church. The total collection is now 3,052,145 transcription entries with some images.


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