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Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc.

Over the centuries a variety of institutions have catered for the needs for care and rehabilitation of the sick and needy. The websites listed below have details about such establishments and, in many cases, lists of inmates.

Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Angmering Village Life Website
Link:http://www.angmeringvillage.co.uk/
Description:Angmering Village Life Website
Extra Info:Click on History Centre for many documents and articles about the village. Includes a history of the shops, electoral registers, hearth tax and more.
Classification:Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Ann's Pages for Isle of Wight Ancestors
Link:http://www.annbarrett.co.uk/
Description:Ann's Pages for Isle of Wight Ancestors
Extra Info:Includes shipwrecks off the Isle, warder and prisoner names from Parkhurst, coastguards and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Register & Rent Rolls, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Atavus Search Engine
Link:http://search.atavus.org/
Description:Atavus Search Engine Incorporating Fermanagh Gold Genealogy Pages
Extra Info:Easy to use search.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:Bath Ancestor Search
Link:http://www.batharchives.co.uk/bath-ancestors
Description:Bath Ancestor Search
Extra Info:Search for your Bath ancestors. Includes Board of Guardian books, quarter sessions and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Information
Title:Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives
Link:http://museumofthemind.org.uk/
Description:Bethlem Royal Hospital Archives
Extra Info:Includes patient records - some with photographs, staff records and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Blacksmiths Index
Link:http://blacksmiths.mygenwebs.com/
Description:A Genealogical Index of Blacksmiths and Related Occupations
Extra Info:As well as blacksmiths, includes many other related occupations, also blacksmiths residing in asylums and workhouses.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Companies / Employee and Union Lists, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Bolton, Lancashire Genealogy Website
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Bolton, Lancashire Genealogy Website
Extra Info:Includes information on Halliwell Bleachworks, Rumworth Mill and more.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Burton Latimer Village Website
Link:http://www.burtonlatimer.info/
Description:Burton Latimer Village Website
Extra Info:Trade Directories are listed by occupations.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Information, Photographs / Pictures
Title:County Asylum
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20110708195950/http://w...
Description:Rediscovering the Asylums and Mental Hospitals of England and Wales
Extra Info:This site is no longer active, however an archived copy of the site is still available to view (may take a few moments to load). There may be some pages that do not work. Lists architects' names and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Tithe Records, Valuation Books, Register & Rent Rolls, School / Educational Records, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:County Clare Library Online Resources
Link:http://www.clarelibrary.ie/eolas/coclare/genealogy...
Description:County Clare Library Online Resources
Extra Info:Includes a whole range of transcriptions for County Clare, including a list of school teachers, school registers, high sheriffs and more. Also look under the donated material.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Taxes - such as Horse Tax, School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Essex Family History
Link:http://www.essex-family-history.co.uk/
Description:Essex Family History
Extra Info:Includes lists of vicars and churchwardens, lists of magistrates, customs officers, coastguards, mayors and more.
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers
Title:Family Search Records Collection - England
Link:Family Search Records Collection - England
Description:Family Search Records Collection - England
Extra Info:An increasing number of records, including school records, land tax assessments and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Genealogy Information and Records
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Genealogy Information and Records , Mainly Folkestone and Hythe Areas
Extra Info:Includes transcriptions of trade directories and newspaper cuttings.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc.
Title:Historic Hospital Admission Records Project
Link:http://hharp.org/
Description:Historic Hospital Admission Records Project
Extra Info:Great Ormond Street hospital, London, Alexandra hospital for children with hip disease, London, Evelina hospital, London and Royal hospital for sick children, Glasgow.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Information
Title:Index of Lunatic Asylums and Mental Hospitals
Link:http://studymore.org.uk/4_13_ta.htm
Description:Index of Lunatic Asylums and Mental Hospitals
Extra Info:Based around a 1844 study but expanded with details of the institutions.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc.
Title:Kemsing Heritage Centre
Link:http://www.kemsingheritagecentre.org.uk/
Description:Kemsing Heritage Centre and Information
Extra Info:Includes details of the Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital 6A at St Edith Hall Kemsing 1914-1918.
Classification:Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Records
Title:LEECH / LEACH Family Genealogy
Link:http://www.leechfamily.myzen.co.uk/
Description:LEECH / LEACH and Related Family Genealogy
Extra Info:Also includes Harris, Jordan / Jurdan, Sparrow, Wilson-Webb / Webb, Death, Doyle, and Savage.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Limerick City Council - Digital Archives
Link:http://www.limerick.ie/historicalresources/limeric...
Description:Limerick City Council - Digital Archives
Extra Info:Includes minute books, rate books, vaccinations, motor vehicle registrations 1904-1982, hospital annual reports and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Llandeilo History , People and Places
Link:http://llandeilo.org/
Description:Llandeilo History , People and Places
Extra Info:Includes the diary of Thomas Jenkins of Llandeilo.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:London Lives 1690 to 1800 - Crime, Poverty and Social Policy in the Metropolis
Link:http://www.londonlives.org.uk/
Description:A fully searchable edition of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets, giving access to 3.35 million names.
Extra Info:Use the search feature to find names, places and occupations.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Malton History
Link:http://www.maltonhistory.info
Description:Social and Local History for Malton
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Newry Journal
Link:http://www.newryjournal.co.uk/
Description:Newry Journal - Information and Records
Extra Info:Includes articles on evictions, the fire brigade, a railway tragedy, the ropeworks and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Link:http://www.normanby.info/
Description:Normanby in Ryedale Village Records
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Post Office / Telephone Directories, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Old Kirkcudbright
Link:http://www.old-kirkcudbright.net/
Description:Old Kirkcudbright
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records
Title:Parish of Bermondsey - A History
Link:https://archive.org/details/historyandantiq00philg...
Description:Parish of Bermondsey - A History
Extra Info:Online book. Includes details of the monastery, churches, hospitals, schools and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Parish of Hampstead - Records and History
Link:http://archive.org/details/recordsmanorpar00baingo...
Description:Parish of Hampstead - Records and History
Extra Info:Online book. Includes many names. Includes some information about the hospitals and asylums, companies and churches, and much more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Other Records
Title:Parish of Nantwich or Wich-Malbank - A History of the Town and Parish
Link:A History of the Town and Parish of Nantwich or Wich-Malbank
Extra Info:Includes information on the trade of the town, schools, hospitals, charity donations and more.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Other Records
Title:Parish of Preston in Amounderness, Lancashire - A History
Link:http://archive.org/details/historyparishpr00fishgo...
Description:Parish of Preston in Amounderness, Lancashire - A History
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a list of the mayors of Preston, vicars, details of the lepers hospital, the grammar school, protestation rolls and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records
Title:Parish of St. Giles in the Fields, Middlesex - An Account of the Hospital and Parish
Link:http://archive.org/details/someaccountofhos00partr...
Description:Parish of St. Giles in the Fields, Middlesex - An Account of the Hospital and Parish
Extra Info:Online book. Includes names of wardens at the hospital, vestrymen, churchwardens, rectors and curates, notable and eminent parishoners and includes a page of autographs of noted parishoners (page 393),
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Tithe Records, School / Educational Records, Religious Lists / Records, Sports Clubs and Associations, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Parish of Winterbourne, Gloucestershire
Link:http://www.frenchaymuseumarchives.co.uk/
Description:Winterbourne Family History, Online
Extra Info:Look under Archives for some confirmation lists, tithe maps, directories, school admissions and much more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records
Title:Parish Registers of Durham - St. Giles - Extracts
Link:http://archive.org/details/memorialsstgile00englgo...
Description:Extracts of the Parish Registers of St. Giles, Durham and Other Parish Records
Extra Info:Online book. Includes extracts from the churchwarden accounts and documents relating to Kepyer Hospital and St. Mary Magdalen Hospital.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records
Title:Parish Registers of Elsdon, Northumberland
Link:http://archive.org/details/registersbaptis00goog
Description:Parish Registers of Elsdon, Northumberland
Extra Info:Online book. Includes a list and details of the Rectors of Elsdon and the masters of Elishaw hospital.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Plymouth Data
Link:https://web.archive.org/web/20130617090905/http://...
Description:Plymouth Data
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information still available. Plymouth history, including details of the hospitals, prisons, temperance halls, a who's who of Plymouth and more. Look under A-Z for contents.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Port Cities of the UK
Link:http://www.portcities.org.uk/
Description:Port Cities of the UK - Bristol, Hartlepool, Liverpool, London and Southampton
Extra Info:Voyages, ports, history, people, origins includes information about floating smallpox hospitals to ship owners and much more. Includes Southampton directories.
Classification:Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Religious Lists / Records, Other Records
Title:Salthouse Village History Website
Link:http://www.salthousehistory.co.uk/
Description:Salthouse Village History Website
Classification:Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Minute Books / Meeting Books, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Other Records
Title:Scottish Archive Network
Link:http://www.scan.org.uk/
Description:Scottish Archive Network
Extra Info:Click on Digital Archive for online documents.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Scottish Indexes - Helping you trace your Scottish family tree
Link:http://scottishindexes.co.uk/
Description:Prison Registers, Sheriff Court Paternity Decrees, Mental Health Records
Extra Info:Full details of the coverage can be found on their Record Sets page.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Hearth / Window Tax, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Poll / Electoral / Voters Registers, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Military Lists, Muster Rolls etc., Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Selected Genealogical Records
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mwi/filess...
Description:Selected Genealogical Records
Extra Info:A selection of transcriptions including extacts from Army lists, bankrupts, a list of people in Cornwall in past times, a list of coastguards in 1851, Hammermen and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Religious Lists / Records, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Sheffield Indexers
Link:http://www.sheffieldindexers.com/
Description:Sheffield Indexers, including School Records, Workhouse and Directories
Extra Info:Many records have online searching by name and location.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Travellers / Romany / Canal Folk
Title:Staffordshire Name Indexes
Link:http://www.staffsnameindexes.org.uk/
Description:Staffordshire Name Indexes
Extra Info:Calendars of prisoners at Staffordshire quarter sessions 1779-1880, police force registers index 1842-1920 and apprentices 1600-1900. Also includes some names from over the border in Worcestershire.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records
Title:Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery
Link:http://databases2.shakespeare.org.uk/main/
Description:Stratford-upon-Avon Cemetery Burials Register, Police Charge Book and Workhouse lists.
Extra Info:Also has a smallpox census, information on the workhouse and more.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Land Tax / Lay Subsidy, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Other Records
Title:Tameside Local and Family History
Link:http://tamesidefamilyhistory.co.uk/
Description:Tameside Local and Family History
Extra Info:Click on contents for trade directories, land tax and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Photographs / Pictures
Title:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Link:http://www.hiddenlives.org.uk/
Description:The Children's Society Archive 1881-1918
Extra Info:Some records and the history of each home, many photographs.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish00unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1860
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish01unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1868
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Religious Lists / Records, Poor Rate, Other Records
Title:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac
Link:https://archive.org/details/unionsandparish02unkng...
Description:The Union, Parish and Public Health Officers Handbook and Almanac 1853
Extra Info:Online book. Includes lists of parish officers, treasurers and officials for each county. Includes school board inspectors, a list of premises which accepted 'lunatics', workhouse masters and teachers and more.
Classification:Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Register & Rent Rolls, Poor Rate, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Link:http://www.victoriacountyhistory.ac.uk/explore/
Description:Victoria County History - Explore England's Past
Extra Info:This site provides free access to local history materials. A variety of material, some counties covered more than others.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc.
Title:Voluntary Hospitals Database
Link:http://www.hospitalsdatabase.lshtm.ac.uk/
Description:Voluntary Hospitals Database
Extra Info:Includes details about the hospitals, the number of beds, the expenditure, dates and more.
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., Other Records
Title:Workhouse Website
Link:http://www.workhouses.org.uk/
Description:A Site Dedicated to the Workhouse, its Buildings, Staff, Inmates and much more
Classification:Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc., School / Educational Records, Bastardy / Illegitimacy Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices, Other Records
Title:Yesterday's Journey
Link:http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~spire/Yest...
Description:Yesterday's Journey
Extra Info:Mainly Derbyshire. Documents such as settlement papers, coroners records, apprentice records, school lists and more.
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