Kent Poor Law Records

Kent Poor Law Records

A new Kent collection added to Ancestry covering Poor Law Unions in the Medway area in Kent.

Medway, Kent, England, Poor Law Union Records, 1836-1937

This new collection contains Poor Law Union Records for Hoo, Medway and Strood areas ranging from 1836-1937. The surviving documents are comprised of 74 Poor Law Union registers and most are admission and discharge registers for institutions such as workhouses, schools, and hospitals, although there are some creed registers and birth and death records as well.

Records with birth dates after 1916 have been excluded for privacy reasons.