The Poor Law Unions classified as being within Hampshire include Alresford, Alton, Alverstoke, Andover, Basingstoke, Catherington, Droxford, Fareham, Farnborough, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Hartley Wintney, Havant, Headley, Hursley, Kingsclere, Lymington, New Forest, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Ringwood, Romsey, Southampton, South Stoneham, Stockbridge, Whitchurch, Isle of Wight and Winchester
Report of the
Commissioners in Lunacy
p 255 J - Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867
With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of
insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.
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From PP 1867/68 Vol XXXI pp 1-301
Twenty Second Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor
Submitted by Alan Longbottom
Hampshire Record Office
Tel: 01962 846154
Hampshire Web site by Alan
McGowan, excellent reference for research in Hampshire.
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