Hi Mary Lou
>I have received a death certificate for a man I believe is my
I was hoping it would note next of kin, but it doesn't, so I want
it is the right man. There were at least two George Jeffersons the
George JEFFERSON, age 49, was found drowned July 9, 1902 by Skidby
He lived at 8 Talbot Terrace, Toogood Street, Hull>>>
Some people with a bit more knowledge on the subject may be able to steer
you better. However, I am wondering about the Electoral Registers. Would
it be possible to find someone to check the Electoral Registers which are
done yearly? They could possibly check in 1902 and 1903 for a George
JEFFERSON at the address he was living at the time of the 1901 census.
Alternately, they could check to see if the George JEFFERSON from 8 Talbot
Terrace was living there in 1900 and 1901. This could possibly rule out one
or the other. Were there any adult males living with parents in 1901 and
who could possibly be living with mother after 1902?
Offhand, I cannot remember what the requirements were to appear on the
Electoral Registers. At one time, you had to be a homeowner, then that
changed, but it was only males. After a certain time, it also included
females. But I do not know the dates that the different requirements
The Electoral Registers unfortunately are not a resource that people outside
of the area have access to. Normally these records could be part of the
Library, which in your case could be the Hull Library. I know that when I
was checking the Electoral Registers, I found some in the Beverley Archives
and others in the Beverley Library which are almost next door to each other.
But that was for a different area than you are searching.
Anyone with any more info to add to this?