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From: "Duncan Smith" <>
Subject: [LON] Re - Shoreditch Workhouse & Hackney Union Infirmary Homerton
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 20:22:55 +0100

Keith asked ... "Can anyone please give me some advice about where the surviving records of Shoreditch Infirmary and Shoreditch Workhouse for 1892 and Hackney Union Infirmary 1905 Homerton are likely to be? "

Kevin the short answer is that the London Metropolitan Archive will hold these records. For what type of records they are (such as admissions) you could try looking at such sites as

the Hospital Records Database (search under Hackney Hospital, which is what the Union Infirmary became)

to find all manner of Workhouses and where their records are kept, and

the LMA site - select 'Family History' > 'London Generations Database' and try looking at (for instance) Hackney, using 'infirmary' as a search criteria.

Duncan, Dundee

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