List of persons entitled to vote for the election of members for the borough of Great Yarmouth
This pamphlet lists the men of Great Yarmouth who had gained the right to vote following the parliamentary Reform Act of 1832. Each of these men registered their right to vote in the months after the Act was passed on 7 June of that year. Though the Reform Act enfranchised a greater proportion of men, they were almost entirely middle class.
- Full title:
- List of persons entitled to vote for the election of members for the borough of Great Yarmouth, in respect of property occupied within the parish of Great Yarmouth, by virtue of an act passed in the second year of King William the Fourth, intituled "An Act to Amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales". Persons entitled to vote, whose names are omitted in this list, are requested to send in their claim, addressed to the overseers, on or before the 25th of September instant
- , Great Yarmouth
- C Sloman
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- Public Domain
- Held by
- British Library
- N.Tab.2012/6(1i) (204)
- Article by:
- John Boneham
- Town and city, Antiquarianism
Held here at the British Library, Dawson Turner’s collection of printed ephemera contains a wealth of material relating to life in Great Yarmouth in the 18th and 19th centuries. John Boneham explores the history and contents of the collection, which encompasses subjects as wide-ranging as politics, religion, science and transport.