Norfolk Poor Law before 1834


Booton Gilbert Union

This included the parishes of Booton and Brandiston

Union history

  • 1782 - Gilbert's Act allowed parishes to join together and run a workhouse. This was for the old, the sick and the infirm.
  • 1786 - Booton Gilbert Union formed containing Booton and Brandiston.
    • House of Industry built at Booton.
  • 1836 - St. Faith's Poor Law Union formed.

After 1834 these parishes moved as shown :-

Places 1834 Union or
Booton St. Faith's
Places 1834 Union or
Brandiston St. Faith's

Further information can be found:

See also the Poor Law page and the Post 1834 Unions page

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May 2011