Manchester City Council

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Between 8pm and midnight on Thursday 26 May, some services may not be available because of essential maintenance.

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Libraries Archive and Local Collections

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.

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