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Whitehaven Union Workhouse, Whitehaven
Whitehaven Union Workhouse
civil parish:-   Whitehaven (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   workhouse
coordinates:-   NX97501628 (about) 
1Km square:-   NX9716
10Km square:-   NX91
references:-   OS County Series

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 67 6) 
placename:-  Whitehaven Union Workhouse
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag
placename:-  Whitehaven Town Gaol
source data:-   Magazine, The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer or Historical Chronicle, published by Edward Cave under the pseudonym Sylvanus Urban, and by other publishers, London, monthly from 1731 to 1922.
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Gentleman's Magazine 1806 p.102  "Mr. Nield's Remarks on Cumberland &c. Gaols."
"WHITEHAVEN TOWN GAOL, is part of the workhouse, and consists of a dungeon where prisoners are confined for a night."

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