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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 Report 9 Nov 2011 11:45

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



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



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 Report 15 Dec 2012 14:09

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


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

40 Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0HB


MarieCeleste Report 15 Dec 2012 18:00

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