Norfolk Poor Law before 1834
Aldborough Gilbert Union
This included the parishes of Aldborough, Aylmerton, Beeston Regis, Cromer, East Beckham, Felbrigg, Gresham, Runton and Sheringham
- 1782 - Gilbert's Act allowed parishes to join together and run a workhouse. This was for the old, the sick and the infirm.
- 1805 - Aldborough Gilbert Union formed containing nine parishes.
- House of Industry located at Upper Sheringham.
- 1834 - Erpingham Poor Law Union formed.
- Aldborough was dissolved.
- Parishes became part of the Erpingham Union and "House of Industry" became one of 2 Workhouses (the other being at Gimingham) for new Union.
- Description is in Whites 1845 directory.
After 1834 these parishes moved as shown :-
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