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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.

  
Places1836 Union or
Incorporation
AldebyLoddon and Clavering
AlpingtonLoddon and Clavering
Ashby St MaryLoddon and Clavering
BedinghamLoddon and Clavering
Bergh AptonLoddon and Clavering
BrookeLoddon and Clavering
BroomeLoddon and Clavering
Burgh St PeterLoddon and Clavering
Carleton St PeterLoddon and Clavering
ChedgraveLoddon and Clavering
ClaxtonLoddon and Clavering
DitchinghamLoddon and Clavering
EllinghamLoddon and Clavering
GeldestonLoddon and Clavering
Gillingham All SaintsLoddon and Clavering
Gillingham St MaryLoddon and Clavering
HaddiscoeLoddon and Clavering
HalesLoddon and Clavering
HardleyLoddon and Clavering
HeckinghamLoddon and Clavering
HedenhamLoddon and Clavering
Places1836 Union or
Incorporation
HellingtonLoddon and Clavering
HoweLoddon and Clavering
Kirby CaneLoddon and Clavering
KirsteadLoddon and Clavering
LangleyLoddon and Clavering
LoddonLoddon and Clavering
MundhamLoddon and Clavering
Norton SubcourseLoddon and Clavering
RaveninghamLoddon and Clavering
SeethingLoddon and Clavering
SislandLoddon and Clavering
StocktonLoddon and Clavering
Thorpe next HaddiscoeLoddon and Clavering
ThurltonLoddon and Clavering
ThurtonLoddon and Clavering
Thwaite St MaryLoddon and Clavering
Toft MonksLoddon and Clavering
TopcroftLoddon and Clavering
Wheatacre All SaintsLoddon and Clavering
WoodtonLoddon and Clavering
YelvertonLoddon and Clavering

Books

Bilyard, John
  • Hales Hospital, a history: workhouse to hospital.
  • 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

  • LDS familysearch website https://www.familysearch.org/ (UK+Ireland records section)
  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."
  7. Alternatively use a search engine for "familysearch" "Norfolk Poor Law Union Records"

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