East & West Flegg Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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Records of the East and West Flegg Poor Law Union
Date 1775-1948
Norfolk Record Office reference C/GP 7
Extent 36 pieces

This union was incorporated under the terms of An act for the better relief and employment of the poor within the hundreds of East and West Flegg, 15 Geo III, cap. 13., 1775. A House of Industry was erected at Rollesby in the following year and was subsequently enlarged in 1818 and 1834. According to White's Directory of Norfolk, 1845 "The dietary system now in use has been introduced by the Poor Law Commissioners who have here no further authority than the New Poor Law gives them in similar incorporations". East and West Flegg Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 19 November 1968 (C/GP 7/2) and on an unknown date.
Copies C/GP7/1-11 are available on microform.
RelatedMaterial For records of this body (including administration of Lingwood Public Assistance Institution and boarding-out of children), see C/GC 3.