childrenshomes.org.uk Info on 1000s of former homes

Workhouse Addresses

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. 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  
UnionAddress
Okehampton1 Castle Walk, Okehampton, Devon
Oldham449 Rochdale Road, Oldham
Ormskirk74 Wigan Road, Ormskirk
Oundle1 Glapthorn Road, Oundle

[Home Page]

300x250 Free trial