Thursday, 20 March 2014

Ancestry adds more London poor law records

From Ancestry ( via Facebook:

We just added more records to the London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records (covers years 1828-1930)*. This collection has select records from five parishes or poor law unions (Bethnal Green, Hackney, Poplar, Shoreditch, and Stepney).

You may find children you didn't know existed and this collection also tells some interesting socio-economic stories. If you have ancestors in this area, start searching now at

* This database was keyed by our AWAP community and is free to the public.


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