World Archives Project: North Nottinghamshire Register of Voters 1885
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About this project
This collection includes a register of voters living in Nottingham, UK during the year 1885.
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Project-specific sample images and form field help:
Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Mark an image 'Voter List' if it contains a list of names to be keyed.
Key the Polling District as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The polling district can be found at the top of only some images and will be followed by the words "Polling District." See image samples on the wiki for further clarification .
Key the Civil Parish as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you. The parish is most often found at the top center of each page above the list of names or in a short paragraph above the beginning of a list of names following the phrase "withing the Parish or Township of _______________." If more than one civil parish appears on an image, create a new section for that parish.See image samples on the wiki page for further clarification.
Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs", as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
Key the residence place for each person as seen on the image. This can be found in the third column from the left, next to the list of names. It will usually be entitled "Place of Abode."