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From: "MaryH" <>
Subject: Re: [UK-W&H] Knaresborough in Yorkshire
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 16:46:27 -0000
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> I'm looking for information on Thomas Dixon, who was the Knaresborough
workhouse governor in 1834.
> Were the workhouses in England linked with the church ?

Hi Catherine,
In 1834 the workhouses were still under the control of the local parish
church. The records relating to the parish workhouse will be amongst the
surviving parish records at the local record office which is probably the
North Yorkshire Record Office in Northallerton.

Good luck
Mary Hallett - West Sussex
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