England Cheshire Workhouse Records - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues
| This article lists issues previously reported for this collection and
may provide solutions or workarounds to those issues.
Known Issues[edit | edit source]
Question 1[edit | edit source]
Question 1: How can I find the source film number for the indexed information?
Answer 1: You can use the FamilySearch Catalog to locate the relevant Union Workhouse film, if the location is known. You can then order the film to the nearest FamilySearch Center.
You may wish to use Photoduplication Services Discontinued in conjunction with the FamilySearch Catalog to locate the source for the entry.
Question 2[edit | edit source]
Question 2: How complete is the indexed information and are there other sources available to learn about the workhouse system?
Answer 2: The Genealogical Society of Utah filming of surviving Poor Law Union records does not include the Wirral Union and therefore FamilySearch indexing volunteers were not able to include this Union in the collection.
See Cheshire Poor Law Unions for more information about the county workhouse system and unions.
- Go to the England, Cheshire Workhouse Records - FamilySearch Historical Records article
- Go to the England, Cheshire Workhouse Records, 1848-1967 collection at FamilySearch.org