Sunday, March 16, 2008

Workhouses in the United Kingdom

Researchers who have been collecting genealogy for quite a while, probably have reached the point where records in the United Kingdom are being sought. For many, the trail could lead them to looking for clues in workhouse records. Available on the Internet is a web site with over 2,000 pages of information including maps, photos even a timeline dealing with workhouses. The Workhouse main goal is providing a tremendous amount of information about the workhouse and, in particular, where to find those all important records. Some records are available on the site such as the 1881 census: Residents of Whitechapel Union Infirmary, Bakers Row, London and Middlesex. A Search box is available to use in locating information on this comprehensive site.

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