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Turn the Pages of the 1846 Poll Book for the South Nottinghamshire election

Turn the Pages of the 1846 Poll Book. The entire book is available to browse in virtual form.

The Poll Book contains reports on the speeches delivered prior to the nomination of the Earl of Lincoln and T.B.T. Hildyard for the election held at Newark-on-Trent, on the 24th and 25th of February 1846. It also gives a full account of the events of the election, and details of election addresses made by the candidates.

It goes on to include a list of the poll, arranged into the various districts. Within the districts, the names are arranged alphabetically by the surname of the person voting.

View the entry for the Poll book in the Library Catalogue (NUsearch)

Table of contents

SectionPage number
Frontispiece, etc.  
Various addresses, speeches, placards, &c. issued previous to the nomination 5
The Nomination 31
List of the poll - Newark District 53
List of the poll - Southwell District 57
List of the poll - Sutton District 61
List of the poll - Bingham District 64
List of the poll - E.Leake District 68
List of the poll - Lowdham District 73
The Declaration of the Poll 78
Original front cover  


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