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Welcome to the Rossbret Workhouses Website

We hope you will find the Workhouse you are looking for. Additions are made daily, so please check back.

To view all Poor Law Unions within the UK click HERE

For information regarding the Poor Law and life in a Workhouse please follow the link.

If you do not know which poor law union you require then visit Mary Hallett's Poor Law Union database. Don't forget to bookmark this site so that you can return.

If you have any information to add to these pages please contact:

Page updated August 08, 2007

Important update:
The domain is being phased out on the website and all institutions will fall under the domain If you have any links to the site using the please amend these as they will not work as the domain is phased out. The domain is for sale, if you would like to purchase it please
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