In 1904, the Registrar General decided that where a child was born in the workhouse, there need no longer be any indication of this on the birth certificate. Instead, the place of birth could be recorded as an ordinary street address, either a real one or a pseudonymous one invented for the purpose. The aim of this was to avoid any future stigma that might otherwise arise from the revelation of one's lowly place of birth. From around 1920, the same practice was later also adopted for the death certificates of those who died in the workhouse.
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|A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T U W Y
|90-108 Yarm Road, Darlington Co. Durham
|37 West Hill, Dartford
|34 London Road, Daventry
|Boundary House, Derby
|7 Commercial Road, Devizes
|58 Heald's Road, Staincliffe
|Ford House, Wolseley Road, Devonport
|The Red House, Docking
|Springwell House, Springwell Lane, Balby
|4/8 Damers Road, Dorchester
|2 Horsham Rd, Dorking, Surrey
|75-77 Union Street, Dover
|The Howdale Home, Downham Market
|Quarry House, 4 Common Edge, Little Drayton
|19 Bridlington Road, Driffield
|10 Burton Road, Sedgley
|1 Chelmsford Road, Great Dunmow
|37 Crossgate, Durham
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