Series KL/TC 10 - Poll books, Electoral Registers and Burgess Rolls

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KL/TC 10

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Poll books, Electoral Registers and Burgess Rolls

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  • 1834-1921 (Creation)

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51 volumes, 22 gatherings

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King's Lynn was a Parliamentary Borough, returning two MPs, until 1918, when it became part of Norfolk County Council King's Lynn Division (later North West Norfolk Division).

Poll books for Parliamentary and municipal elections, 1835-1854:

Electoral registers, 1834-1921

Burgess rolls (registers of voters entitled to vote in municipal elections, and from 1890 in County Council elections), 1835-1915.

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The main series of Parliamentary electoral registers, formerly in the custody of the Town Clerk, is held by King's Lynn Library.

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f74d668e-a8ca-4d44-bc3b-79ffe2fbfde5

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Created 19/11/2012 by Drosm. Modified 26/09/2018 by Drv06.

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