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Search Workhouse - Sittingbourne Heritage Museum

Search by surname on Milton Regis Union Workhouse Admissions and Discharge

Milton Regis Union – Admission and discharge records 1836-1849.  We can only search what we have transcribed and that is 12,000 records. The Kent History and Library Centre have all the records from 1849 onwards. 

Records held by the museum include give the following details :

Name of person, sex, age, status, disability, date of admission or discharge, parish of origin, reason for admission/discharge, comments.

EXAMPLE:

 7/2/1846     James Ackhurst     1779        Milton       Labourer       Widower       Disabled   Lame    Bredgar    John Collison          Died      16/2/1846

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Bredgar    John Collison          Died      16/2/1846

To search: Enter the surname on the blue form below, and click “Send request”

You will be sent a text result by email in the form of the full name of the inmate(s) for which we hold a record (if any). This is free of charge to all.

Wait to receive this by email. (apologies for this but we are a volunteer service)

If found, then to get the full details (museum subscribers only):

If you are a museum subscriber please complete the green form and click on “Send request”

If you are NOT a museum subscriber, see membership page – then return to the step above.

What to do now:

If you have followed the instructions above, your request has been sent to our volunteers by email. Please wait for a response which we expect to be able to give in a few days. If you have any questions please email the museum secretary.