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Poll books Statuatory requirements to vote


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What did a person require to be elligible to vote in the 1840s. Did they require wealth or property or both? I am trying to work out if an ancestor mentioned in the Yorkshire Poll Book might own the land he worked on as a farmer cutler.

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