Norfolk Poor Law before 1834
Gimingham Gilbert Union
This included the parishes of Gimingham, Knapton, Mundesley, North Repps, Overstrand, South Repps, Trimingham and Trunch
- 1782 - Gilbert's Act allowed parishes to join together and run a workhouse. This was for the old, the sick and the infirm.
- 1805 - Gimingham Gilbert Union formed containing eight parishes.
- House of Industry located at Gimingham.
- 1834 - Erpingham Poor Law Union formed.
- Gimingham was dissolved.
- Parishes became part of the Erpingham Union and "House of Industry" became one of 2 Workhouses (the other being at Sheringham) for new Union.
- Description is in Whites 1845 directory.
After 1834 these parishes moved as shown :-
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