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1710 Poll Book

CANDIDATES

Extract showing the Candidates from the 1710 Poll Book for Hampshire

The 1710 election result in Hampshire resulted in STEWART & PITT the Tory’s being elected as the MP’s but how did the eligible voters of St Mary Bourne vote.

1710 POLL BOOK

Place Firstname Surname POWLETT STEWART PITT JERVOISE
Bourne John Beckley X     X
Bourne William Parver   X X  
Bourne Edmund Pittman X     X
Bourne Joseph Smart   X X  
St Mary Bourne Robert Nicholas   X X  
St Mary Bourne Robert Sempler X     X
St Mary Bourne Edmund Rolph X     X
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Moor X     X
St Mary Bourne Edmund Jennings X     X
St Mary Bourne Benjamin Sempler X     X
St Mary Bourne John Purver   X X  
St Mary Bourne Christopher Booker   X X  
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Beckley   X X  
St Mary Bourne Geo. Parker X     X
St Mary Bourne John Longman X     X
St Mary Bourne John Brinsden X     X
St Mary Bourne William Abery X     X
St Mary Bourne Arthur Binney X     X
St Mary Bourne Jos. Cannon X     X
St Mary Bourne Henry Bray X     X
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Griffith   X X  
St Mary Bourne John Goodall   X X  
St Mary Bourne John Raggett   X X  
St Mary Bourne Jo.  James X     X
St Mary Bourne Paul Holdway X     X
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Holdway X     X
St Mary Bourne William Green X     X
St Mary Bourne Elizeus Philpott X     X
St Mary Bourne Robert Carter   X X  
St Mary Bourne Robert Munday   X X  
St Mary Bourne William Joyce   X X  
St Mary Bourne Daniel Tyler   X X  
St Mary Bourne John Poor   X X  
St Mary Bourne William Brown   X X  
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Cannon X     X
St Mary Bourne John Serle   X X  
St Mary Bourne John Cooper X     X
St Mary Bourne John Harbour X     X
St Mary Bourne Roger Heath X     X
St Mary Bourne Jos. Parker X     X
St Mary Bourne Richard Thorngate   X X  
St Mary Bourne Matt.  Gale   X X  
St Mary Bourne Jo.  Batchelor X     X
St Mary Bourne Tho.  Beckley X     X
St Mary Bourne Richard Beckley X     X
Stoke William Bolter X     X
Stoke Benjamin Podd   X X  
Stoke Henry Poor   X X  
28 20 20 28

VOTING CRITERIA: Freehold estate worth 40s or more

There were 48 people eligible to vote in the parish of St Mary Bourne and 28 of those voted for the WHIG’s with only 20 voting for the Tory’s. So as a parish they were against what the majority of Hampshire wanted.

The overall result for this election was TORY!

Resources
1710 Poll Book for Hampshire available on Google Books
The History of Parliament website
Did your Ancestors vote? (and for whom), by Else Churchill. Online talk at The Society of Genealogists attend 20 Jun 2024

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