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  1. Alfred Lyons 1885-1918

    I am new to this site and want to find out any information/administrative records about Alfred Lyons 1885-1918. He died in County Asylum Lancaster

    Started by susie cue‎, 20-04-2013 1:23 AM
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  2. Lanson workhouse Devon

    Hi, can anybody tell me if Lanson workhouse was in Plymouth. In the 1861 census Emma Jane Dawe aged 13yrs. gives it as her birthplace but only that it was in Devon. In the 1881 census after she has returned to England from Australia married to George King she only puts Plymouth Devon as her...

    Started by Jillaroo‎, 20-04-2013 9:39 AM
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  3. Workhouse Burials

    I have seen posts asking where would somebody who died in a workhouse be buried, and think that the general consensus would be somewhere close by. Whilst trawling through parish records in Pembrokeshire I came across the burial of an Alfred John in 1908 in the parish of Mathry which states that...

    Started by Megan Roberts‎, 13-04-2013 2:17 PM
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  4. Lost

    Hi all Trying to figure why the Child Frederick Madge 9 down on the list is located in this Hospital, is he sick or infirm or mentally impared, can anyone point me in the right direction maybe to find later information, was he there for long or all his life and what was wrong with him, is it...

    Started by Whitehouse‎, 12-02-2013 5:57 PM
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  5. Workhouse Records

    Hello, I have been struggling for some time to locate my 2 x great grandfather Francis / Frank Powell after the 1901 census (RG13; Piece: 30; Folio: 90; Page: 78). His wife Elizabeth dies in 1908 & he is dead by the time my his son Alfred gets marries in 1925. I have searched a number of death...

    Started by laura_p1983‎, 15-01-2013 2:36 PM
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    31-01-2013, 10:48 PM Go to last post
  6. Workhouse Records

    Emily Thompson was a married woman with a large family. In the 1891 census she is (happily?) with her husband and family. In the 1901 census she is a patient in St. Saviour's Infirmary (Camberwell). In 1907 Emily has an illigitimate son at an address in Greenwich which may have been the...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 16-12-2012 7:18 PM
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  7. Darenth Asylum

    Thomas Patey,great great uncle of mine died in 1885 and was buried in Darenth cemetery. there is a possibility he died at the asylum.

    Started by pamela186‎, 04-12-2012 5:38 PM
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  8. Storthes Hall Lunatic Asylum

    I'm getting lost a few times this morning! A couple of days ago, I read a message somewhere from Patrisia? or Pam? about accessing Workhouse Records, regardless of the 100 year rule. Whoever it was, said that if you could prove you were of direct descent, then permission for access would be...

    Started by Diane Grant-Salmon‎, 10-11-2005 2:45 PM
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  9. Long-term workhouse residents 1860

    I accidentally came across a fascinating list of adult paupers who'd been long-term residents (at least 5 years) of English & Welsh workhouses in 1860. It was published as part of vol. 22 of the 'Accounts and papers of the House of Commons', for the session 5 February - 6 August 1861. You can...

    Started by Coromandel‎, 06-11-2012 7:26 PM
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    07-11-2012, 8:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Whitby union workhouse

    Hi I have recently found out that a relative, John Hayes died in Whitby union workhouse in 1884. Can anybody help as to why he was in, I believe there was was also an infirmary at this time. Any help gratefully recieved. Andy

    Started by andyhayes‎, 30-10-2012 10:50 AM
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  11. Union Workhouse at Poplar

    Hi, I have a relative who died at the Union Workhouse in 1881, she was only there a month and died of 'senile decay'. The 1881 census has her listed as an 'imbecile' at another address, hence how I know she was only at the workhouse for no more than a month. She left a will of 185-5-9 pounds which...

    Started by NZTracey‎, 12-10-2012 11:52 PM
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    15-10-2012, 10:56 AM Go to last post
  12. St Marylebone Workhouse.

    Hi I have been researching my 4xgreat grandmother Sarah Bradford who was admitted to the above named workhouse in December 1848 aged 57. Her reason for admittance was "Illness" and the person who committed her was a W Daniell. I have read many intersting things about this workhouse of Peter...

    Started by benny1982‎, 18-03-2009 7:14 PM
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  13. Born in Union Workhouse New Sleaford

    Hi I have just got a copy of my Great Grandfathers birth certificate and it has his place of birth as Union Workhouse New Sleaford and Mothers place of residence as the same. I cannot find any reference to his mother on any census that I have found, can anyone help me find out about them,...

    Started by petraroe‎, 07-10-2009 11:49 AM
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  14. Broome family

    Thanks for the really warm welcome. You couldn't have been nicer. I have a big question in piecing together my father's past, He said that he and his brother spent time in an orphanage and that his brother was taken out before he was. When and where did this happen? How long did each of them spend...

    Started by potter‎, 26-02-2010 8:56 PM
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  15. Worcestershire Workhouses

    Greetings I am unable to locate my 3 x Gt Grandmother's Death in GRO- in 1901 she was living in Kidderminster a Widow aged 69years, Living on Parish Relief! Its possible she may have been transferred to the Kidderminster Workhouse - can anyone pse tell me what records for WOR Workhouses...

    Started by Lottie‎, 19-06-2005 2:03 PM
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  16. Any ideas why son didn't look after father?

    My G-G-Grandfather was living in Coates for the April 1891 census. He died in Whittlesey workhouse on 8th Feb the next year . His son was still living in Coates so I wondered how I could find out what caused this state of affairs; why didn't he take him in do you think? I appreciate these are...

    Started by Clarinetguy‎, 19-05-2012 11:22 PM
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  17. Islington Infirmary

    My ancestor William Prichard death certificate (1B, 199) says he died at Islington Infirmary (no address given) on 4th October 1878 sub registration district; Islington East. Would this infirmary be attached to St John's Road Workhouse? If so, the London Metropolitan Archives holds the...

    Started by stevenwright02‎, 31-07-2012 9:56 PM
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  18. Hoxton House 1902

    According to the Calendar of Wills, a gg-aunt, Elizabeth Ann Ward died at Hoxton House in Hoxton, Middlesex on 5 Feb 1902. She couldn't have been there long, as she was living with her sister at the time of the 1901 census. Any suggestions about how to find information on why she was there? Any...

    Started by ChattieKathy‎, 30-07-2012 4:19 AM
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    30-07-2012, 7:58 AM Go to last post
  19. Greenwich or Lewisham Workhouse records 1870s

    I'm seeking information on the family of John & Sarah RODWAY of Deptford, Kent, in the 1870's. John & Sarah had two girls Sarah Anne ("Sallie"), b. 1868, and Alice Jane, b. 1875. John died in Deptford Hospital of smallpox in May 1878. Fourteen months later, in Lewisham, his widow Sarah gave...

    Started by Jane Elderfield‎, 07-06-2009 10:28 AM
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    28-06-2012, 8:23 AM Go to last post
  20. Patience Box - workhouse in Wolverthampton

    I am trying to gather information on Patience Josephine Box. Born Q3 1899 Burnley, first found on 1901 census, age 1 1/2 yrs, at the Wolverhampton Union Workhouse with her mother Annie Box, pauper, age 32, married, born Wolverhampton, Staffs. There are no other Box's in the institution in that...

    Started by lesleyl‎, 16-01-2012 5:29 PM
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    14-05-2012, 3:58 PM Go to last post

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