Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, Poor Law Union
Parishes[edit | edit source]
The constituent parishes were:
Ashton under Lyne (all parishes) Ashton under Lyne St Michael, Lancashire , Ashton under Lyne Christ Church, Lancashire ,Ashton under Lyne St Peter, Lancashire ,Denton, Lancashire, Droylsden, Lancashire, Haughton .
Later Additions (all from 1894): Alt , Audenshaw, Lancashire , Bardsley, Lancashire, Crossbank , Hartshead , Hurst , Leesfield, Lancashire , Little Moss , Mossley, Stalybridge, Cheshire, Waterloo , Woodhouses.
Workhouse records[edit | edit source]
Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre, Central Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7SG. The union's records were pulped during the Second World War with the exception of the Union Constitution (1837) and Guardians' Minutes (1837-1930).
Overseers of the poor accounts, including bastardy, pensioner payments, etc., 1745-1813 Ashton-under-Lyne (Lancashire : Borough) Microfilm of original records at the Astley Cheetham Public Library in Stayleybridge, Cheshire.
Contents: item 6. Overseers records, 1745-1760 -- item 7. Overseers records, 1805-1813.
|Overseers of the poor accounts, including bastardy, pensioner payments, etc., 1745-1813||FHL BRITISH Film |
1648193 Items 6-7
Accounts of the overseers of the poor and churchwardens, 1640-1689 Church of England. St. Michael's Church (Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire)
|Accounts of the overseers of the poor and churchwardens, 1640-1689||FHL BRITISH Film |
1648193 Item 2
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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?AshtonUnderLyne/AshtonUnderLyne.shtml