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Title: electoral rolls around 1914
Post by: pompey welsh on Sunday 18 October 20 12:27 BST (UK)
hi, my g grandmother is on the 1914 and 1913 electoral roll.....would this mean that her husband had deceased as he is not there?. thank you
Title: Re: electoral rolls around 1914
Post by: jim1 on Sunday 18 October 20 12:37 BST (UK)
My understanding is that a woman had to be over 30 & own property.
This would enable her to vote in local elections.
Men had to be over 21 & own property.
It may be he didn't meet the criteria or as you say he was dead.
Title: Re: electoral rolls around 1914
Post by: pompey welsh on Sunday 18 October 20 13:02 BST (UK)
Oh right. Thank you.