Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls

We have transcriptions of a number of Miscellaneous Nominal Rolls and Poll Books, which we are making available as PDF transcripts, in some cases with images of the original documents.

This table provides links and summaries of these various sources.

Source Description Page Link
Isle of Wight Poll Book 1734

Transcriptions of the votes cast in the Elections for the parliamentary seats of the County of Southampton (i.e. Hampshire). This is an extract of the results for the Isle of Wight divisions.

Poll Book 1734
 

Source : transcribed from images made public by the Guildhall Library, London, and the London Metropolitan Archives, available on Ancestry.co.uk.

 
Calbourne : Nominal Roll re. Service with the Volunteers 1803

A list of men capable of militia service in the Parish of Calbourne, taken in 1803.

In effect this is a Census for the parish as it also names the families of these men.

Calbourne 1803
 

Source : Isle of Wight County Record Office, reference CAL/APR/033/001

 
Calbourne : Transcript of 1811 Census return bound in the Overseers of the Poor records A copy of the Enumerator's return for the 1811 Census, contained in the Overseers of the Poor minutes Calbourne 1811
  Source : Isle of Wight County Record Office, reference CAL/APR/1A/1  
Ryde : Transcript of 1821 Census return A copy of the Enumerator's return for the 1821 Census, with additional annotations made by the Enumerator Ryde 1821
  Source : a second generation transcription from a typescript of the original Enumerator's notebook.  
Whippingham Rate Books 1845-48 An index to the entries from the Whippingham Rate Books of 1845-48 Whippingham Rate Books 1845-48
 

Source : Isle of Wight County Record Office, reference WHIP/APR/1A/10

transcribed originally by D J Quigley, revised and reformatted 2021

 
Newport Voters Lists 1855/6 Lists of voters in the Borough of Newport, according to property qualification, or Freemen. Newport Voters 1855 - 56
  Source : a transcription from the original printed lists held by the Isle of Wight County Record Office.  
Isle of Wight Poll Book 1870 This Poll Book gives the votes cast in the Elections for the parliamentary seat of the Isle of Wight Poll Book 1870
  Source : transcribed from images made public under a Creative Commons Licence by the National Library of Scotland.  
Absent Voters List 1939 This transcription gives the lists of the Absent Voters registered in the Electoral Rolls of 1939. This in effect shows all the people eligible to vote who were not in residence on the qualifying date, and this represents (apart from a couple of exceptions) all those members of the uniformed services on active duty away from home. Many of those listed died during WW II, so this is a good source of information about servicemen and women at the time. Absent Voters 1939
  Source : transcribed from typescripts originally made by D J Quigley in 1999 from the originals held by the Isle of Wight County Record Office.