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Carol

Carol Report 9 Nov 2011 10:53

Hi can anyone tell me the address or location of the building in London that was featured on who do you think you are with Len Goodman as i would like to contact them as my aunt Died in a London Workhouse.Cheers Carol

Gai

Gai Report 9 Nov 2011 11:45


There are two websites about workhouses but I don't know if this will help.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documentsonline/workhouse.asp

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/records/

Gai

Andrew

Andrew Report 9 Nov 2011 11:51

The one in the programme was the Bethnal Green workhouse, one of many in London

More info here

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/BethnalGreen/

Andy

Carol

Carol Report 15 Dec 2012 13:53

Thankyou but it was not the workhouse featured i wanted it was the building that held the records,it was not the national archives or any of the ones you would expect .Regards Carol

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 15 Dec 2012 14:09

Try here - if you contact them you might find they can help:

http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgsl/1001-1050/1034_local_history__archives.aspx

Jan

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Dec 2012 17:22

London Metropolitan Archives holds lots of records. You may have to go there to do look ups though.

I found Greenwich Workhouse records there

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/visiting-the-city/archives-and-city-history/london-metropolitan-archives/Pages/default.aspx


40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0HB

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Dec 2012 18:00

Carol - your aunts death certificate may give you the info you need.