The Mitchell Library holds records for Glasgow and the West of Scotland
Voters and valuation rolls can be used for:
tracing the history of a building
tracing the use of a building
tracing a family member - please note that voters rolls and valuation rolls are indexed by address only
Voters (or electoral) rolls list all those eligible to vote in local and general elections.
Valuation rolls contain lists of owners and the rateable value of commercial and domestic properties as well as the names of tenants and their occupations. From 1988, only commercial properties are included.
Our collections cover a wide geographical area including:
Voters rolls, 1832-1914, 1918-1939, 1945 - present day
Valuation rolls, 1913-1989
Our holdings are incomplete for areas outside Glasgow so please contact us for advice if your enquiry concerns these areas.
Voters' Rolls, including historical copies, cannot be photocopied.