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Alresford
Alton
Alverstoke
Andover
Basingstoke
Catherington
Christchurch
Droxford
Fareham
Farnborough
Fordingbridge
Hartley Wintney
Havant
Headley
Hursley
Isle of Wight
Kingsclere
Lymington Workhouse
Petersfield
Portsmouth/Portsea
Ringwood
Romsey
Southampton
South Stoneham
Stockbridge
Whitchurch
Winchester

Hampshire Workhouses

The Poor Law Unions classified as being within  Hampshire include Alresford, Alton, Alverstoke, Andover, Basingstoke, Catherington, Droxford, Fareham, Farnborough, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Hartley Wintney, Havant, Headley, Hursley, Kingsclere, Lymington, New Forest, Petersfield, Portsmouth, Ringwood, Romsey, Southampton, South Stoneham, Stockbridge, Whitchurch, Isle of Wight and Winchester

Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy 
p 255 J - Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867
With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of 
insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.

Southampton

  MALE FEMALE TOTAL
Alverstoke 11 9 20
Christchurch 1 6 7
Fareham 3 4 7
Fordingbridge 3 4 7
Lymington 3 2 5
New Forest 3 8 11
Portsea Island 50 73 123
Ringwood 1 2 3
South Stoneham 1 4 5
Southampton 6 11 17
Isle of Wight 16 19 35

Source:
From PP 1867/68 Vol XXXI pp 1-301
Twenty Second Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor
Submitted by Alan Longbottom

Hampshire Record Office

Sussex Street, 
Winchester 
SO23 8TH
Tel: 01962 846154
http://www.hants.gov.uk/record-office/index.html 

Useful Links

Hampshire Web site by Alan McGowan, excellent reference for research in Hampshire.
http://website.lineone.net/~hantshistory/contents.html 



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