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Redruth Union

Redruth Union Workhouse was erected 1838 on Illogan Highway  from designs by the Architects G. Gilbert Scott and W. Bonython Moffatt. 
Under the National Health Service it became Barncoose Hospital, and was later closed.

Redruth Union consists of the following Parishes:


Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867 With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of  insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.
Redruth 7 13 20
Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.


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