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Norfolk: Poor Law

Loddon and Clavering Incorporation 1764-1836

Incorporation history

  • 1764 - Loddon and Clavering Incorporation was formed by an Act of Parliament.
  • House of Industry at Yarmouth Road, Heckingham, NR14 6AB, [Map reference is TM386973]
  • 1836 - Became Loddon and Clavering Union
  • Description is in Whites 1845 directory

The following table refers to the period 1764 - 1836.

Places 1836 Union or
Incorporation
Aldeby Loddon and Clavering
Alpington Loddon and Clavering
Ashby St Mary Loddon and Clavering
Bedingham Loddon and Clavering
Bergh Apton Loddon and Clavering
Brooke Loddon and Clavering
Broome Loddon and Clavering
Burgh St Peter Loddon and Clavering
Carleton St Peter Loddon and Clavering
Chedgrave Loddon and Clavering
Claxton Loddon and Clavering
Ditchingham Loddon and Clavering
Ellingham Loddon and Clavering
Geldeston Loddon and Clavering
Gillingham All Saints Loddon and Clavering
Gillingham St Mary Loddon and Clavering
Haddiscoe Loddon and Clavering
Hales Loddon and Clavering
Hardley Loddon and Clavering
Heckingham Loddon and Clavering
Hedenham Loddon and Clavering
Places 1836 Union or
Incorporation
Hellington Loddon and Clavering
Howe Loddon and Clavering
Kirby Cane Loddon and Clavering
Kirstead Loddon and Clavering
Langley Loddon and Clavering
Loddon Loddon and Clavering
Mundham Loddon and Clavering
Norton Subcourse Loddon and Clavering
Raveningham Loddon and Clavering
Seething Loddon and Clavering
Sisland Loddon and Clavering
Stockton Loddon and Clavering
Thorpe next Haddiscoe Loddon and Clavering
Thurlton Loddon and Clavering
Thurton Loddon and Clavering
Thwaite St Mary Loddon and Clavering
Toft Monks Loddon and Clavering
Topcroft Loddon and Clavering
Wheatacre All Saints Loddon and Clavering
Woodton Loddon and Clavering
Yelverton Loddon and Clavering

Books

Bilyard, John
  • Hales Hospital, a history: workhouse to hospital.
    [Norwich: Norwich Health Authority, 1987]
  • Hales Hospital: Thirty Years of Friendship.
    [The Friends of Hales Hospital:about 1991]
Reid, Andy
Fire at the workhouse!
(Series title: Teaching historical skills).
[Great Yarmouth: Bridge Publications, 1988]

Poor Law Records - Images

Online images of some poor law registers, admissions books etc. from 1796 to 1900 are available at the

  1. Go down the "Historical Record Collections"
  2. Select Title - "England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900"
  3. Select "Browse through xxx images"
  4. Under County pick - "Norfolk"
  5. Under Poor Law Union select the "Required Union"
  6. Records are under headings such as "District, Workhouse & Unknown etc."

Other Websites

Acts, descriptions, maps, some pictures etc. can be found at :-
                www.workhouses.org.uk (The Story of Workhouses).

Further information can be found:


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

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
January 2011