Barton upon Irwell Lancashire Poor Law Union

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History[edit | edit source]

The earliest workhouse at Barton was a local parish one

The 1849 union included the following constituent parishes

Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, Flixton, Lancashire , Swinton St Peter, Lancashire , Worsley, Lancashire

For more information see The Workhouse

Records[edit | edit source]

  •  Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE. Holdings include: Guardians' minutes (1849-1930); Births register (1868-1928); Deaths register (1909-14); Creed registers (1913-19, 1922-29)

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  •  Midwinter, EC (1969) Social Administration in Lancashire 1830-1860 (Manchester, Manchester University Press)

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