London Metropolitan Archives Workhouse Records on Ancestry.
The family history website Ancestry (subscriptions required but 14-day free trial usually available) has a growing number of records relating to workhouses and other institutions. The biggest collection of these are those from the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA). There are two groups of LMA workhouse records on Ancestry:
- The London Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records (1738-1930) are searchable by name.
- The Poor Law and Board of Guardian Records (1738-1930) only provide browsable page images.
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