Loddon & Clavering Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy
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, NorfolkYelverton, Norfolk Ashby St Mary, Norfolk Bedingham, Norfolk Bergh Apton, Norfolk Brooke, Norfolk Broome, Norfolk Burgh St Peter, Norfolk Carleton St Peter, Norfolk Chedgrave, Norfolk Claxton, Norfolk, Ditchingham, Norfolk Ellingham, Norfolk Geldeston, Norfolk Gillingham, Norfolk Haddiscoe, Norfolk Hales, Norfolk Hardley, Norfolk, Heckingham, Norfolk Hedenham, Norfolk Hellington, Norfolk Howe, Norfolk Kirby Cane, Norfolk Kirstead, Norfolk Langley, Norfolk Loddon, Norfolk Mundham, Norfolk Norton Subcourse, Norfolk Raveningham, Norfolk Seething, Norfolk, Sisland, Norfolk Stockton, Norfolk Thorpe next Haddiscoe, Norfolk Thurlton, Norfolk Thurton, Norfolk Thwaite (near Loddon), Norfolk Tofts Monks, Norfolk Topcroft, Norfolk Wheatacre, Norfolk Woodton, Norfolk Yelverton, Norfolk.
Records[edit | edit source]
Records of the Loddon and Clavering Poor Law Union
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.