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Wexford Workhouse
« on: Thursday 22 March 18 10:47 GMT (UK) »
I think I found my ancestor's death certificate.  He died in 1889 at the Wexford Workhouse.  What was that?  Was it a poorhouse?  a hospital? He was 80 years old so I doubt he was able to "work" at anything.  Please advise.  Thank you in advance.

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 22 March 18 11:19 GMT (UK) »
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Has anyone seen Henry Atcherson Carson,born Canada 1844?

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 22 March 18 12:21 GMT (UK) »
Wow, that was depressing !! 

Thank you for the information though.  Puts everything into context now.

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 22 March 18 12:36 GMT (UK) »
The infirmary attached to the workhouse would have been the only hospital around, so I would check to see what any extant admission record says before assuming the relative was an inmate rather than a patient.
Seeking: baptism Philip Murray 1813 nr Chatham Kent, death Ralph James Dunn b 1808 1861 - 1868 in Newington 1861
IRE: Kik DRAY[EA], PURCELL, WHITE: Mea LYNCH: Tip MURRAY, SHEEDY: Wem ALLEN, ENGLISHBY; Dub PENROSE: Lim DUNN[E], FRAWLEY, WILLIAMS.
87th Regiment RIF: MURRAY
ENG; Marylebone HAYTER, TROU[W]SDALE, WILLIAMS Con HAMPTON, TREMELLING Wry CLEGG, HOLLAND, HORSEFIELD Coventry McGINTY
CAN; Nova Scotia [Halifax, Pictou]: HOLLAND, WHITE, WILLIAMSON

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 22 March 18 13:17 GMT (UK) »
Thank you.  Where would I find Workhouse information online?

Thank you for your help.

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 22 March 18 13:29 GMT (UK) »
They don't appear to be online
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Wexford/
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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 22 March 18 13:33 GMT (UK) »
The Minute Books online but I wouldn't expect to find anything, still you might get lucky
http://wexfordcountyarchive.com/our-collections/digital-collections/poor-law-union-minute-books-wexford-union/

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 22 March 18 13:44 GMT (UK) »
Thank you.

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Re: Wexford Workhouse
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 08 April 18 18:02 BST (UK) »
Hello again,

Is this where you want me to be?  I am seeking advice on how to interpret the Revision Book entry where it crosses out my ancestor John's name and writes VACANT.  Does that mean his wife is deceased?

Thank you in advance.

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