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Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:16 GMT (UK) »
I'm wondering what possible reasons there could be for a female to be missing from the electoral register in 1921 and 1922. She was listed in the 1919, 1920 and 1923 registers as living at the same address as her husband but in the 1921 and 1922 registers her husband is listed without her and she doesn't appear at another address?
I'm wondering if it could be related to the suffragette movement? My other theory is time spent in an institution but I would have thought I would have found her at an institution's address?
Thanks in advance for your thoughts.
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:18 GMT (UK) »
Could she have travelled abroad for some reason perhaps to visit other family members?
Can check passenger lists for those years.

Did she have young children at the time?
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:25 GMT (UK) »
I know that she had a daughter on 25th Sept 1919. I don't know of any family abroad but will check passenger lists thank you.
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:44 GMT (UK) »
Where was the daughter born
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:53 GMT (UK) »
She was born in Thanet, Kent.
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 15:53 GMT (UK) »
She only qualified to vote on the registers you have found her on under the classification 'qualifies under Husbands occupation'.  Maybe his occupation changed. Don't forget most women did not get the vote until the late 1920's
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 16:07 GMT (UK) »
Her husband was in the navy in the 1919 and 1920 censuses, he was listed as absent voter in those, perhaps he left the navy and his occupation on leaving didn't qualify for a couple of years after he left. Do you know where I can find out more information on requirements for husband's occupation to qualify for vote pre 1928?
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Re: Reasons for person missing from register for 2 years 1921 and 1922
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 12 March 19 16:11 GMT (UK) »
Try googling it, that is what I would do.
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