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Welfare and health

Adoption records

Where to find information and help to trace families

Children's homes and children in care

Norfolk children's homes, Norwich children's homes, Great Yarmouth children's homes

The Orphans' Home, Norwich

A brief history and list of records for this girls' home

Nursing and midwifery records

A guide to our records for hospitals, health organisations and midwifery

Accessing St Andrew's Hospital records

Advice on researching an ancestor

The Great Hospital

Discover a world-renowned set of archives

Parish poor records

Different types of records for the poor and those in workhouses