Disenfranchisement Clauses

The First Reformed Parliament. 1843.

Enfranchisement

Franchise Qualification

The borough franchise was regularised. The right of voting was vested in all householders paying a yearly rental of 10 and, subject to one year residence qualification 10 lodgers (if they were sharing a house and the landlord was not in occupation).

In the counties, the franchise was granted to:

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