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Offline possumpete

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How do i search the electoral roll for free
« on: Saturday 31 March 07 22:23 BST (UK) »
 :)I am trying to trace a missing family member for almost 20 years he last was living in Kent,I am told that he is on the electoral roll but i dont know how to access it from australia.
Any help will be appreciated.

(Names of living person removed - please ask and give advice but do not post detail of living people without their permission - Thanks)



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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 31 March 07 23:50 BST (UK) »
Hi Possumpete,

The only Free site I know of is...

b4usearch

At the moment the Electoral Roll is being updated but you might like to keep it on file for future reference...

Regards Ambers 
GLAMORGAN: Evans. Davies. Eddy. Bradnum.
GLAM to USA:Walter H Davies 1886.Thomas J 1852
PEMBROKE: Bradnum.Summers
CARMARTHENSHIRE:Davies. Jones
NORFOLK/SUFFOLK: Bradnum.Cork.Helsdon 3 in Australia, Whiskins. Fairhead.Catchpole.
DEVON:Mallett. Acford, Kidston.Short.Lover.Edwards,Telford.Sparrow
SOMERSET: Masey
CORNWALL:Eddy.Thomas Maddern.Harvey. Noy.Reynolds,Batten,Curtis.
Cornwall to USA: Thomas, Semmens. Oats
Warwickshire: Mountney

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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 01 April 07 00:03 BST (UK) »
As well as www.b4usearch.com there is also www.192.com or www.tracesmart.co.uk. You can search phone directories at www.thephonebook.bt.com/........
East Kilbride:     Macaulay, Scott
Lanarkshire:      Graham, Brown, Struthers, Smith, McMillan, Napier
Dunnet:             Nicholson, Douglas
Halkirk:             Fraser, Campbell
Thurso:             Coghill, Houston
W. Lothian:       McKay
Muiravonside:   Nimmo, Robertson
Alloa:                Johnstone, Syme
Tillicoultry:         MacDonald


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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 01 April 07 10:19 BST (UK) »
The information on B4Usearch doesn't look to me as if it's up to date.  I did a search and found a group of people apparently still living in the same household, where I know this is no longer the case.
Connell (Mayo & Lancs 19th/20th c) Culling (Norfolk & London 19th c) Diss (Essex) Giesen (UK only 19th/20th c) Hackney (London) Henbest (Kent & Sussex) Hughes (Mayo to Burnley, Lancs & Edward, Parachute Regiment 40s, 50s) Lister (London) Maltby (Marylebone) Mayo (Glos) Nials Noquet (Huguenot) Phillips (S London) Poulain (France & London) Rayner (Halstead, Essex) Pratt (Kent & Sussex) Redfearn (London) Silk Speller (Rodings, Essex) Thompson (S London) Thurley Trundle Wade Westley

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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #4 on: Monday 02 April 07 02:25 BST (UK) »
That's kind of strange... I searched for my surname and town and it came up with some of my chess tournament results!

B4Usearch searches the 2001 electoral role so it's a little out of date.

Andrew
Leeds - HOLMES (also at Boston Spa, Thorp Arch), SCHOLEY/SCOREY/SCHORAH (also at Stanley, Wakefield), TURVEY (also at Birmingham), WARD, WHITE, WOODHEAD (also at Halton, Whitkirk, Templenewsam).
Dewsbury - CRAWSHAW, GLEDHILL, SPEIGHT
Great Horton - RAMSDEN, SHACKLETON, WOOLER
Woolsthorpe by Belvoir - SMITH
Barrowby and South Stoke, Lincolnshire - PARKER
Derby and Newhall - STREET

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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 29 August 10 14:13 BST (UK) »
:) Hi there ,

I'm gone try the website "Find my past " to find an address I suppose ,
192.cim is to expensive
http://www.findmypast.co.uk/LivingRelatives.jsp

Grtz
Luc

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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 29 August 10 14:34 BST (UK) »
Oh dear!

What if your living relatives don't want to be found?

Invasion of privacy, identity theft etc??  Anything ring a bell there?  :-\

Posts such as Comosus' just prove that!
Ireland, Co Antrim: Kerr; Hollinger; Forsythe; Moore
Ireland, Co Louth: Carson; Leslie
Ireland, Co Kerry: Ferris
Scotland, Perthshire/Glasgow:  Stewart
England, Devon/Cornwall: Ferris, Gasser/Jasser/Jesser, Norman

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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 29 August 10 15:10 BST (UK) »
Hi fifer , 
Find my past is legal,
I, myself have, until now, had very positive results with my research,
I have done research on families of war victims, one by one, they are very happy with my contacts,
 On the other hand you have right to say that there are people, who do not want to be "found",

Grtz
Luc


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Re: How do i search the electoral roll for free
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 29 August 10 15:24 BST (UK) »
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"What if your living relatives don't want to be found?"

Look for the box on the declaration form that the council send your that reads:

"Edited Register"

Tick the box if you do not wish to appear on the edited register

That means that you will only be shown on the locally held rolls and not on 192.com etc,
 If you check the online sites fewer people are on after 2002