Loddon & Clavering Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

A detailed history of the parish workhouse and later Union Workhouses may be found at Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and at Loddon and Clavering

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Aldeby, Norfolk GenealogyYelverton, Norfolk Genealogy Ashby St Mary, Norfolk Genealogy Bedingham, Norfolk Genealogy Bergh Apton, Norfolk Genealogy Brooke, Norfolk Genealogy Broome, Norfolk Genealogy Burgh St Peter, Norfolk Genealogy Carleton St Peter, Norfolk Genealogy Chedgrave, Norfolk Genealogy Claxton, Norfolk GenealogyDitchingham, Norfolk Genealogy Ellingham, Norfolk Genealogy Geldeston, Norfolk Genealogy Gillingham, Norfolk Genealogy Haddiscoe, Norfolk Genealogy Hales, Norfolk Genealogy Hardley, Norfolk Genealogy, Heckingham, Norfolk Genealogy Hedenham, Norfolk Genealogy Hellington, Norfolk Genealogy Howe, Norfolk Genealogy Kirby Cane, Norfolk Genealogy Kirstead, Norfolk Genealogy Langley, Norfolk Genealogy Loddon, Norfolk Genealogy Mundham, Norfolk Genealogy Norton Subcourse, Norfolk Genealogy Raveningham, Norfolk Genealogy Seething, Norfolk Genealogy, Sisland, Norfolk Genealogy Stockton, Norfolk Genealogy Thorpe next Haddiscoe, Norfolk Genealogy Thurlton, Norfolk Genealogy Thurton, Norfolk Genealogy Thwaite (near Loddon), Norfolk Genealogy Tofts Monks, Norfolk Genealogy Topcroft, Norfolk Genealogy Wheatacre, Norfolk Genealogy Woodton, Norfolk Genealogy Yelverton, Norfolk Genealogy.

Records[edit | edit source]

Records of the Loddon and Clavering Poor Law Union
Date 1545-1948
Norfolk Record Office C/GP 12
Extent 280 pieces

Loddon and Clavering Union was incorporated under the terms of 'An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor in the Hundreds of Loddon and Clavering, 4 Geo. III, cap. 90, 1764. A House of Industry was built at Heckingham and this was altered and enlarged in 1836 when it was adopted as the Union workhouse. Loddon and Clavering Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 13 in 1930.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 22 October 1984 (C/GP 12/1, 5-11 273-276), 31 October 2001 (ACC 2001/199 numbered C/GP 12/8), 26 August 1964 (C/GP 12/70), 31 October 2001 (ACC 2001/199 numbered C/GP 12/277-278), 4 June 2009 (ACC 2009/74 numbered C/GP 12/279) and on unknown dates.
Copies C/GP 12/1-7, 9-13, 15, 19, 22, 25-37, 39-41, 43-49, 51-54, 56-58, 60-77, 86, 89-100, 202-209, 211, 213, 215, 217, 219, 221-223, 250, 277-279 are available on microform.
RelatedMaterial For records of Guardians Committee No. 13, see C/GC 13.

Websites[edit | edit source]

http://www.workhouses.org.uk