Blean Poor Law Union, Kent

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Blean Poor Law Union was formed in April 1835 and the Union Workhouse began in 1835 at Herne Common.

Herne Workhouse

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: and Blean Union

Constituent Parishes

Blean, Kent Canterbury St Dunstan, Kent Canterbury St Gregory the Great, Kent Canterbury the Archbishop’s Palace Precincts, Kent Chislet, Kent Hackington, Kent Herne, Kent Herne Bay Christ Church, Kent Hoath, Kent Reculver, Kent Seasalter, Kent Staplegate, Kent Sturry, Kent Swalecliffe, Kent Westbere, Kent Whitstable, Kent