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Workhouse Records

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pamela

pamela Report 5 Aug 2013 17:22

Hi, I am trying to locate the records from the workhouses within Wolverhampton, Dudley and surrounding areas. I am asking if anyone knows this as I am trying to find the records from when my granny clara was taken into the workhouse from burton road hospital.

I hope someone can advise me on where I can get this information from!

kind regards.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 5 Aug 2013 17:30

Wolverhampton archives seem to have the records for Wolverhampton Workhouse, Bilston Road.

There's some images on the Black Country History site

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wolverhampton/ is a useful site when researching workhouses

Edit - Oops! Should have said 'Welcome to the Boards"
:-D

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 6 Aug 2013 13:19

As Pamela is a new poster, I'll send a friendly message on how to return to her thread. :-)

Andrew

Andrew Report 6 Aug 2013 17:26

If it was Seisdon workhouse, the surviving records are at Stafford Record Office.

Normally people were sent to the workhouse covering theie home parish.

Records under 100 years old may be closed due to data protection.

Andy

brummie46

brummie46 Report 7 Aug 2013 18:22

Not to sure but would think would come under Dudley area for Burton Rd Hospital did come under that area.
Contact dudley archives to see if they hold any records etc.,