Find your ancestors in UK Electoral Registers & Companies House Directors 2002-2020

Search this substantial collection of the Companies House Directors and electoral registers. Here you can search registers of UK directors whose companies are registered with Companies House along with the UK’s electoral registers beginning from 2002. There are more than 115 million records available from England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

With each record, you will be provided with a transcript from the original register. Each transcript will display the following information:

  • Name
  • Age guide – provides the age range of the individual
  • Address
  • Town
  • District
  • County
  • Country
  • Year
  • Electoral rolls
  • Occupancy (years)
  • Other occupants
  • Company director – If this field shows ‘Yes’ that indicates that the person is listed on the Companies House Directors register

Discover more about these records

Electoral registers have been a legal requirement since 1832. They are used to register every citizen eligible to vote. In 1928, the legal age to vote was reduced to 21 for all men and women. The voting age was changed again in 1971 to 18. This database of electoral registers was created by You may discover multiple records for one person, especially if they have moved. In the Useful links and resources section we have provided links to records around the same time period such as the civil registration records of births, marriages, and deaths. Add each record you find to your family tree and build a comprehensive profile of your relative.

Search tips

  • To help narrow your search try a middle name. People often use their middle name on official records.
  • On your first search, we do not recommend using all the search fields. It is best to start your search with a broad number of records and then narrow the results down by the various search field. You can organise search results by relevance, name, town, and country.