Poor Law and Workhouse Records We hold the surviving poor law and workhouse records for the City of Manchester. These include the records of Withington Hospital. A guide to our poor law and workhouse records is available. The guide also covers industrial schools. Was this information helpful? Was this page helpful? Yes It's good but Please select a reason Please select a reason there's a spelling mistake it's incorrect it needs updating it's hard to understand there's a broken link Other No Please select a reason Please select a reason it didn't answer my question. it wasn't detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it needs updating I'm not sure what I need to do next Other How can we make this section better?