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Liverpool poll books.
« on: Friday 12 January 18 15:57 GMT (UK) »
ROSCOE STREET,LIVERPOOL,S & D,BGS/FMN

What do  the letters mean , they appears on quite a few of the names.

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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #1 on: Friday 12 January 18 16:34 GMT (UK) »
S & D stands for the people they voted for. S & D stands for Lord Sandon & Sir Howard Douglas
E and T stand for William EWART Esq., & Thomas THORNELY
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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #2 on: Friday 12 January 18 16:46 GMT (UK) »
The Liverpool Mercury - Friday 21 December 1832 gives the results of the poll as
Thornley;  Householders 3062 Freemen 969
Ewart;      Householders 3490 Freemen 1218
Sandon;   Householders 2077 Freemen 2096
Douglas;   Householders 1458 Freemen 1755

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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 13 January 18 11:27 GMT (UK) »
BGS/FMN

Thanks a lot, do you know what these other letters are for ?
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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 13 January 18 13:39 GMT (UK) »
BGS = Burgess, FMN = Freeman

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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #5 on: Saturday 13 January 18 15:01 GMT (UK) »
Thanks
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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 14 January 18 12:27 GMT (UK) »
BGS = Burgess, FMN = Freeman

Stan

Just a thought, who was the burgess and freeman, was it Nathan ?
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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 14 January 18 14:55 GMT (UK) »
Nathan who?

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Re: Liverpool poll books.
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 14 January 18 15:13 GMT (UK) »
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