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  1. Braintree Union Workhouse

    I am trying to solve, once and for all, the mystery of Annie Hedges The person of interest is as follows (from census records) Census of England and Wales 1871 The Braintree Union Workhouse Annie Hedges, Inmate age 6, born Braintree, Essex Census of England and Wales 1881 The Braintree...

    Started by DBCoup‎, 05-06-2016 4:45 AM
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    05-06-2016, 6:48 AM Go to last post
  2. Enfield Chase Union Infirmary records

    I have a death certificate for the above dated 1904 and would like to find out where the records are kept can anyone help I know this person was living with relatives in 1901 would this be the only place someone needing hospital care could go. What if any alternatives were there. The family were...

    Started by Jane Gee‎, 17-04-2016 9:24 PM
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  3. Question Newcastle City Lunatic Asylum

    Has anybody got any idea how to find out how one of my relatives was admitted to the Newcastle city lunatic asylum (sometimes called Coxlodge) in the Castle Ward district of Newcastle. Since he died there the death cert may answer a few questions, but I would really like to find out how and why...

    Started by Tony Walker‎, 30-09-2006 8:52 PM
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    06-03-2016, 10:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Marylebone Workhouse/Southall School

    I am trying to get some confirmation of the information I have to date of the transfer, on 7th. August, 1912, of John Snelling to Annie MacPherson Home. I have that his mother was in the workhouse at the time and an additional note said a letter, dated 6th. February, 1912, had been sent from 63,...

    Started by jcrell‎, 01-03-2016 9:58 PM
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  5. Downend Cottage (Crescent) Homes Near Bristol

    Downend Cottage (Crescent) Homes Near Bristol Mangotsfield, Keynsham, Kingswood, Somerset. Trying to find some more details about a relative who seemed to be in this home at the 1911 census. Arthur Holland DOB act 1901. Anyone know where any archives are from this home?

    Started by 6tons‎, 19-03-2012 12:52 PM
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    27-01-2016, 8:36 AM Go to last post
  6. Supex House

    Hi there, I have found an image of a register on Ancestry.com in the UK, Lunacy Patients Admission Registers, 1846-1912 database. On this image it shows that my ancestor was admitted to Supex House for the period 10 Nov 1856 - 10 Jun 1857. I would obviously like to find out what he was...

    Started by LeeanneB‎, 30-08-2015 9:16 PM
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  7. Destitutes Board South Australia

    Hi, does anyone know whether the records of the Destitutes Board in South Australia are still in existence, and if so, where are they kept and can they be accessed? I've found several newspaper reports of the Board's meetings from the 1850s that mention people I'm researching, but I'm wondering if...

    Started by essbee‎, 28-08-2015 6:39 AM
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    28-08-2015, 7:37 AM Go to last post
  8. Military research

    Hello! Firstly I beg your pardon both for grammar mistakes (I am not English) and because I am not suore if this is the correct place where post my quest. However, I need help to find informations about my great grandpa. He was a Soldier of the Italian Army in North Africa during the WWII....

    Started by Nico2000‎, 15-08-2015 8:34 AM
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    16-08-2015, 8:08 AM Go to last post
  9. St Mary's Home. Alton. Hampshire.

    Hi, Does anyone know anything about St Mary's . I have just discovered that after spending most of her childhood in the workhouse my great aunt Louisa Rathbone was sent there in 1911. aged 16. It would be good to finally find out what happened to her. Thankyou.

    Started by sulee‎, 02-07-2015 1:55 AM
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  10. Bexley Aslum Patient records

    Whilst admission registers and some notes (2 different sites) for the above are available on subscription site there are no other records that are scheduled to be scanned now or in the future for the above. There are records to look at if you want to visit or pay a researcher at the London...

    Started by Jane Gee‎, 09-05-2015 11:24 AM
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  11. 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 10:49 AM
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  12. Mildmay Mission/Institution, Borough, London

    My great grandmother gave her occupation and address on my grandfather's birth certificate as 'Parlour maid, 60 Trinity Square, Borough in 1897. No father is given. Through various research including Peter Higginbotham's Childrenshomes.org.uk I have discovered that this was a Mildmay Haven and...

    Started by carolyn ps‎, 29-04-2015 8:34 PM
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    28-05-2015, 1:04 PM Go to last post
  13. home of good shepherd oystermouth glam

    I have found a possible relative in 1911 census in an institution.There are 4, sisters of mercy,a cook and a maid to the Home of the Good Shepherd Oystermouth Glam.Most of the inmates are young girls,is this as I suspect a home for unmarried mothers?Can anyone give me any info of any institutions...

    Started by sage‎, 21-01-2012 1:17 PM
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    23-03-2015, 9:51 PM Go to last post
  14. Eden Sanitarium, Darjeeling, India

    I have discovered that my dad married someone who had been born in Eden Sanitarium in Darjeeling, India, and would like to discover when she had moved to England, how they met etc. Any advice welcome:rolleyes5:

    Started by RevACP68‎, 27-02-2015 11:54 AM
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    27-02-2015, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  15. Hamilton Ontario Asylum

    Here is one in a nearby city from years ago. http://www.ontariogenealogy.com/hamiltoninsaneasylum.html

    Started by SandraL‎, 09-12-2014 8:38 PM
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  16. Will the records help, if I find them?

    I've found (in Westminster Archives) a note of a Henry Toomes aged 46 years old who died in the St. Clement Danes workhouse which was in Portugal Street, Westminster. I'm researching Henry Toombs who married a Sarah on 5th September 1815 in St. Clement Danes, Middlesex. There is no further trace...

    Started by AudreyF‎, 21-10-2014 8:19 AM
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  17. Sale Industrial School

    Hi...I hope I am posting in the right place! I am in several Genealogy Groups on Facebook. I have made many friends on them. One of them posted the following,and I felt so sorry for her ancestor. Could anyone advise her please? Thnx. Elaine "My gran Hannah Hutchinson was raised in the...

    Started by Elaine09‎, 17-07-2014 3:36 AM
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  18. finding Cassie/Charlotte Hodges

    family belief is that Edward Harris Hodges born 1869 Epping Essex, mother Sarah Georgiana Hodges formerly of 12 Wendell St Hammersmith 1881 census, married Cassie or Charlotte (maiden name unknown) and put her into an asylum prior to leaving England in 1901 for Australia. I have tried to find a...

    Started by DoreenH‎, 09-07-2014 1:18 AM
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    09-07-2014, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  19. Barnfield family Staffordshire England

    Im searching my great grandmothers family - Barnfield. Sarah Barnfield was born around 1884 and married Walter Lloyd(born 1882) in 1906 in Dudley.The marriage certificate states that Sarah's fathers name was William Barnfield(deceased) and was a furnace man. Walter's father was Thomas Lloyd...

    Started by lizjmartin‎, 04-06-2014 8:24 PM
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    08-06-2014, 6:28 PM Go to last post
  20. Constances Road, Camberwell Workhouse, death

    Hello, wonder if anyone can help with this, Have found my great grandfather'John Scutt' passing on 19th Sepember 1907 in this workhouse, and says buried by friends. This is strange as he had a wife and his address is listed (wife and family at this point still living here) he also leaves over...

    Started by patricia56‎, 30-03-2014 12:29 PM
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    30-03-2014, 3:57 PM Go to last post

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