Archive centreWhitehaven
TitleWhitehaven Poor Law Union
DescriptionMinute books 1860-1931
Committee minute books 1908-1921
Letter books 1878-1930
Accounts 1877-1930
Records of employees 1897-1930
Pauper apprenticeship indentures 1847-1868

Register of births 1856-1930
Register of deaths 1856-1905
Admission and discharge registers 1893-1962
Master's reports and journals 1922-1926

Children's homes:
Register of children 1924-1931
Outdoor relief lists 1839-1841
Register of boarded-out children 1910-1929
Records of Whitehaven Rural Old Age Pensions Sub-Committee 1908-1921 (reference SPUW 9)
Access conditionsRestricted access applies as follows: 100 years for records of individuals and 30 years for administration records.
Catalogue levelFonds
Subject termsWorkhouses
Children's homes
Poor Law union
Poor relief

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CodePerson/Corporate namesDates
NA196Whitehaven Poor Law Union; 1838-19291838-1929
CodePlace names
NA607Whitehaven Workhouse/Low Road/ now St Bees Road/Whitehaven/Cumberland
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