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workhouse stockport union.stockport cheshire.

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gatehouse

gatehouse Report 3 Jan 2009 18:26

is this workhouse still standing,or has any one a photo of the buildings i could copy.
thank you
best regards lisa.

Janice

Janice Report 3 Jan 2009 18:31

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

Janice

Janice Report 3 Jan 2009 18:33

Just looked, and there's a load of stuff there - google stockport union workhouse

gatehouse

gatehouse Report 3 Jan 2009 18:33

hi janice
i have tried that but it does not show any photo or say that it is still there.
regards lisa.

Janice

Janice Report 3 Jan 2009 18:34

http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Stockport/Stockport.shtml

Andrew

Andrew Report 3 Jan 2009 18:35

Lots of info and pictures at

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

Go to 'Workhouse Locations> 'English Poor law Unions' > Cheshire > Stockport

Andy

gatehouse

gatehouse Report 3 Jan 2009 18:39

thanks andrew & janice.
i will look at them know.
regards lisa.

LindaB

LindaB Report 3 Jan 2009 19:09

If you google Stockport Workhouse then click on Images at the top of the page you will find several pictures.

Stockport Workhouse was also used as an infirmary at the time. It later became St Thomas's Hospital. It is still standing but is now owned by Stockport College and is being renovated as part of the college.

It has also appeared in Most Haunted !!

Linda

gatehouse

gatehouse Report 3 Jan 2009 19:12

hi andrew & janice.& linda.
thanks again for your help .i have found the photos of stockprt union & got a print out 8 pages in total.
best regards lisa.

LindaB

LindaB Report 3 Jan 2009 19:19

If you need anymore help re the workhouse or Stockport records etc...you could try emailing Stockport Library...

localheritagelibrary@stockport.gov.uk

The staff are extremely helpful.

Linda...Stockport born and bred lol !!

gatehouse

gatehouse Report 4 Jan 2009 12:44

hi linda.
thanks for the infomation.
best regards lisa.