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Manchester Union Workhouse

The Manchester Workhouse and Hospital was founded in 1792 at New Bridge Street, Manchester. A new Union Workhouse was erected in 1855 called Park House. Park House later became Springfield Hospital. An infirmary was erected next to Park House as a separate entity in 1876 which was known as Crumpsall Infirmary.
Prestwich and Manchester Unions were merged in 1915 to form one Manchester Union.
The three poor law institutions of Springfield, Crumpsall and Delaunays formed the North Manchester General Hospital.

Link to an Extract from an account of the House of Recovery, established by the board of health at Manchester

Crumpsall Hospital

Founded as the Crumpsall Union Workhouse Infirmary in 1876 by the Manchester Board of Guardians. Situated in Delaunays Road, Manchester.


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