Manchester City Council

Phones and some services unavailable

On Saturday 17 November between 8.45am and 3pm, some services may not be available because of essential maintenance.

Emergency numbers.


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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