I'm not sure if I saw this back in November, but I saw it this time and am
printing it. Thanks again for your help.
As I didn't get any feedback, I'm not sure whether Lonna saw
sent to the list in November. It's based on information I looked up for
her in the "Gibson Guides" on Poor Law Union Records, as mentioned by
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 07:59:20 -0500
Subject: [DYFED] Union Workhouse - Pembroke
Volume 3 of "Poor Law Union Records", by Gibson and Rogers, lists the
that have survived for this workhouse. Those that relate to individual
cover the years of interest to you are: Creed Registers, 1869-1902 and
births in workhouse, 1866-1913. These are held at the Pembrokeshire Record
It's well worth getting a copy of the entry relating to your ancestor in
Register. My gt.aunt was taken to a workhouse by the police as a "pauper
the entry in the Creed Register gives the following information: date of
workhouse; name; year of birth; from where admitted; ward sent to;
name of informant; discharged or dead; date of discharge or death.
I would try contacting the Pembrokeshire Record Office (see Gareth's Help
see if they can provide photocopies and/or details from the registers.
Other records for the Pembroke Workhouse have survived, but these are of
later date, or are concerned
with the administration of the workhouse rather than with individual
Hope this helps. Rosemary Jenkins (N. Yorkshire, UK)