Fylde Poor Law Union, Lancashire

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History[edit | edit source]

Prior to the formation in 1837 2 town workhouses existed :
Poulton le Fylde.
The Fylde Poor Law Union was formed on 27th January 1837.

Constituent parishes included:
 Bispham, Lancashire, Bryning with Kellamergh,LancashireBlackpool St John, Lancashire Carleton (Great and Little), Lancashire , Clifton with Salwick within Lund, LancashireElswick, LancashireFreckleton,LancashireGreenhalgh with Thistleton, Lancashire, Hardhorn with Newton,Lancashire, Kirkham, Lancashire, Layton with Warbreck, Little Eccleston with Larbreck,  Lund, Lancashire , Lytham, Lancashire, Lytham St John, Lancashire, Marton, Lancashire, Medlar with Wesham, Mythrop, Newton with Scales, Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire, Ribby cum Wrea, Lancashire, Singleton, Lancashire, Thornton, Treales Roseacre and Wharles, Warton (near Kirkham), Lancashire, Weeton and Preese Weeton, Lancashire, Westby with Plumpton, Whitechapel, Lancashire St Michael on Wyre, Lancashire.
Later Additions (from 1894): Blackpool, Fleetwood, St Anne's on the Sea South Shore Holy Trinity, Lancashire.

For more information see The Workhouse, Fylde, Lancashire

Records[edit | edit source]

  •  Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE. Few local records survive — holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1845-1930).

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The Workhouse, Fylde, Lancashire