Erpingham Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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Parishes in the Union

The union consisted of the following parishes:

Aldborough, NorfolkAntingham, Norfolk Aylmerton, NorfolkBaconsthorpe, NorfolkBarningham Norwood, NorfolkBarningham Winter, Norfolk, East Beckham, NorfolkWest Beckham, NorfolkBeeston Regis, NorfolkBessingham, NorfolkBodham, NorfolkBriston, NorfolkCley next the Sea, NorfolkCromer, Norfolk , Edgefield, NorfolkFelbrigg, NorfolkGimingham, NorfolkWiveton with Glandford, NorfolkGresham, NorfolkGunton, NorfolkHanworth, NorfolkHempstead (near Holt), Norfolk, Holt  ,  Hunworth, NorfolkKelling, NorfolkKnapton, NorfolkLetheringsett, NorfolkMatlaske, NorfolkMetton, NorfolkMundesley, NorfolkOverstrand, NorfolkPlumstead, NorfolkNorthrepps, NorfolkSouthrepps, Norfolk, Roughton Runton, Norfolk Salthouse, NorfolkSheringham, Norfolk Sidestrand, Norfolk, Stody, Norfolk, Suffield, Norfolk Sustead, Norfolk Thornage, Norfolk Thorpe Market, Norfolk Thurgarton, Norfolk Trimingham, NorfolkTrunch, NorfolkNorth Walsham, Norfolk to 24 Mar. 1884, Weybourne, Norfolk.


Records of the Erpingham Poor Law Union
Date 1836-1955 Norfolk Record Office C/GP 6
Extent 211 pieces

Nine parishes had an incorporated House of Industry at Gimingham and nine had one at Sheringham, both built in 1805. These became the workhouses of the Erpingham Union as incorporated under the 1834 Act. Workhouse at West Beckham after 1834. Erpingham Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 1 in 1930.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record office on unknown dates.
C/GP 6/1-9 are available on microform.
RelatedMaterial For records of this body (including administration of West Beckham Public Assistance Institution, Gresham Children's Home and out-relief), see C/GC 1.

Erpingham Poor Law Union: an insight into the workings of the Poor Law in North Norfolk: