Workhouses serving this county
Note that some Co. Leitrim residents (close to the county border) may have been served by a workhouse in a *neighbouring county.
*Ballyshannon (opened 1843) townlands & parishes
*Enniskillen (opened 1845) townlands & parishes
Workhouse PLU Boundaries
Poor Law Union (PLU) or workhouse boundaries were unrelated to those of the civil parishes and in some cases only served a handful of townlands within a given parish (the remainder being served by an entirely different workhouse and PLU).
To figure out which workhouse an ancestor may have resorted to, or which parish of origin a known inmate had to have previously resided...
SEARCH the PLU Boundary Maps HERE.
Link an Ancestor to a Workhouse
To connect your ancestor to any of these workhouses, all you have to do is:
create an Ancestor Chronicle,
under "Link a Building" start typing the name of the workhouse
select workhouse from the dropdown list and
By doing this, you have the potential to discover more by way of other members who share the same connections.
About Irish Workhouses
|Parish(es)||Kiltoghert (Leitrim) Mohill (Leitrim) Cloonclare (Leitrim)|
|Category (ies)||Local Organisation|