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History

Early town workhouses are known to have existed at
Knutsford 1729
Rostherne 1739

In 1755 land given by the Earl of Warrington provided the site of the first Altrincham workhouse

In 1777 workhouses operated at

Altrincham (capacity 50)
Bollington (18)
Nether Knutsford (20)
Pownall Fee
Mobberley (30)

Constituent Parishes

Agden ,  Altrincham, Cheshire, Ashley,  Ashton-upon-Mersey, St Martin, Cheshire, Aston-by-Budworth,  Baguley, Cheshire, Bollen Fee , Bollington,  Bowdon, Cheshire, Boxton, Carrington, Cheshire, Dunham-Massey, Etchely, Fulshaw, Hale, Handforth-cum-Basden, High  High Legh, Cheshire,  Knutsford, Cheshire  ,  Lymm, CheshireMarthall, Cheshire with Little Warford, Mere, Millington see Rostherne, CheshireMobberley, Cheshire , Nether Knutsford , Northen [Northenden] Northenden, Cheshire , Over Knutsford, Ollerton, Partington, Peovey Inferior or Lower Peover, Cheshire, Peovey Superior or Over Peover, Cheshire, Pickmere, Plumley, Pownall Fee , Ringway, Cheshire Rosthern[e] Rostherne, Cheshire, Sale see Ashton-upon-Mersey, St Martin, Cheshire, Tabley Inferior, Tabley Superior, Tatton see Rostherne, Cheshire, Timperley, Toft,  Warburton, Cheshire, Wilmslow, Cheshire.

Records

Indoor labour account book (account of materials used), 1837-1838 (Altrincham Workhouse) Microfilm of originals in the Cheshire Record Office, Chester
Cheshire Record Office: LBA 5
Indoor labour account book (account of materials used), 1837-1838 (Altrincham Workhouse) FHL BRITISH Film  1594570 Item 5
Cheshire Record Office
Duke Street,
Chester,
CH1 1RL
Tel: 01244 602574
http://www.cheshire.gov.uk/recoff/home.htm
• Holdings include Guardians' minutes (1844-48, 1865-74, 1877-86, 1888-1928); Indexed register of inmates (1908-40); Deaths (1898-1940); Register of orphans boarded-out (1869-1923); etc.
Altrincham, Cheshire,  Register of deaths at Bucklow Workhouse, 1891-1940
Parishes included at the workhouse are Knutsford, Altrincham, Sale, High Legh, Lymm, Ashton-on-Mersey, and Over Peover.
Film Items: Microfilm 2299165 Items 1 - 4 Deaths, 1891-1940.

Register of deaths at Bucklow Workhouse, 1891-1940 Cheshire Record Office call no.: LGB 27/1.Parishes included at the workhouse are Knutsford, Altrincham, Sale, High Legh, Lymm, Ashton-on-Mersey, and Over Peover.Microfilm of original filmed at the Cheshire Record Office in Chester, England.

England, Cheshire workhouse records are available online in FamilySearch Historical Records (formerly Record Search)

Deaths, 1891-1940. FHL BRITISH Film 2299165 Items 1 - 4

Web Sites

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Altrincham/Altrincham.shtml


 

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