Isle of Wight 1734 Poll Book

Isle of Wight 1734 Poll Book

These records show those people entitled to vote for candidates in the Parliamentary constituency of Southampton (i,e, Hampshire) in the districts of the Isle of Wight in 1734, and show who they voted for (the vote was not a secret ballot).

The franchise at this time enabled the vote for men over 21, who were ratepayers, or Freemen.

Source Information UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

Original data: London, England, UK and London Poll Books. London, England: London Metropolitan Archives and Guildhall Library.

Page images of the book are shown at the end of this document, which is sorted alphabetically by surname. If there were no votes cast in a district there is a blank line for that district.

The candidates were :

Lord Harry Pawlett [or Pawlet], Anthony Chute, Esq., Sir Simeon Stewart [or Stewart], and Edward Lisle, Esq.

The election was won by Edward Lisle, Esq.

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