In 1904, the Registrar General decided that where a child was born in the workhouse, there need no longer be any indication of this on the birth certificate. Instead, the place of birth could be recorded as an ordinary street address, either a real one or a pseudonymous one invented for the purpose. The aim of this was to avoid any future stigma that might otherwise arise from the revelation of one's lowly place of birth. From around 1920, the same practice was later also adopted for the death certificates of those who died in the workhouse.
|Click below on the first letter of the Union name that you're interested in.|
|A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U W Y|
|Malmesbury||1 Bristol Road, Brokenborough|
|Malton||Spring Hall, Castlegate, Malton|
|Manchester||123 (later 223) Crescent Road, Crumpsall|
|Mansfield||105 Stockwell Gate, Mansfield|
|Marlborough||4 The Common, Marlborough|
|Medway||42 Magpie Hall Road, Chatham|
|Melksham||Semington Lodge, Melksham|
|Mere||Castle Street, Mere|
|Meriden||1 Maxstoke Lane, Meriden|
|Merthyr Tydfil||44 Thomas Street, Merthyr, Glamorgan|
|Middlesbrough||101 St Barnabas Road, Middlesbrough|
|Mile End Old Town||The Lodge, Bancroft Road, Mile End|
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