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dorcus
08-01-13, 13:04
Is it possible to find out where family used
to live in the 1920's and 1930's street names ect.

Thanks Dorcus

AntonyM
08-01-13, 14:30
Usually - by consulting old copies of the electoral registers for the area. A few are on-line, but mostly you will need to look them up at county records office or at main libraries. The British Library has the "national collection", but quite a few pre-WW2 have been lost.

http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/findhelprestype/offpubs/electreg/electoral.html

dorcus
08-01-13, 17:46
Thank-you Antony

Dorcus

Janet in Yorkshire
08-01-13, 21:15
Documents recording personal/family events such as BMD certificates or church bp/marr/burial registers would also give an address, if one of these events occured within the required time slot.
You could also look at newspapers of the time on a couple of sites - quite often addresses featured in the BMD sections. You can narrow searches down by putting in a surname and also the town and a 5 or 10 yr time slot.

Jay

dorcus
09-01-13, 08:52
thanks jay will have a look

Dorcus