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From: "Harry Tadd" <>
Subject: Re: [ENG-WILTSHIRE] Oakhill (Hungerford Union Workhouse)
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 13:01:40 +0100
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Hi
Try http://users.ox.ac.uk/~peter/workhouse/index.html
Go for Workhouse locations, then English Poor Law Unions, then
Berkshire, then Hungerford and Ramsbury. Bingo.
Harry
----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Parry" <>
To: "Chris Side" <>;
<>
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 12:23 PM
Subject: Re: [ENG-WILTSHIRE] Oakhill (Hungerford Union Workhouse)


> Hello Chris
>
> As you are no doubt aware, Hungerford is in Berkshire and not
> Wiltshire.
>
> For details of the workhouse see: -
>
> http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/berks/hungerford_workhouse.htm
>
> Adrian
> Yorkshire
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Chris Side
> To:
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 12:16 PM
> Subject: [ENG-WILTSHIRE] Oakhill (Hungerford Union Workhouse)
>
>
>
>
> Good afternoon everyone,
>
>
>
> I have recently discovered that my GG grandmother ended up in a
> Hungerford
> Union Workhouse, having lived in Great Bedwyn and around all her
> life. The
> 1891 census refers to "Oakhill" but I cannot find any reference to
> it in an
> atlas or on the web.
>
>
>
> Please, can anyone tell me where this workhouse was in 1891? From
> the
> number of inmates it seems to have been quite large.
>
>
>
> Many thanks,
>
>
>
> Chris Side
>
>
>
> Interests: VIVASH, STAGG,
>
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