Glanford Brigg Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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Glanford Brigg is sometimes spelled Glandford Brigg or Glandford Briggs

History[edit | edit source]

Glandford Brigg poor Law Union came into being on 18 January 1837 and utilised the workhouse built in 1835 at Brigg, which later on abolition of the Union formed buildings of Glanford Hospital until its closure in 1991.English Heritage

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

Constituent Parishes[edit | edit source]

Alkborough, Lincolnshire Appleby, Lincolnshire Barnetby le Wold, Lincolnshire Barrow upon Humber, Lincolnshire Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire Bonby, Lincolnshire Bottesford, Lincolnshire Brigg, Lincolnshire Broughton, Lincolnshire Burton upon Stather, Lincolnshire Cadney cum Howsham, Lincolnshire Croxton, Lincolnshire East Halton, Lincolnshire Elsham, Lincolnshire Flixborough, Lincolnshire Frodingham, Lincolnshire Glanford Bridge, Lincolnshire Goxhill, Lincolnshire Gunhouse, Lincolnshire Hibaldstow, Lincolnshire Horkstow, Lincolnshire Killingholme, Lincolnshire Kirmington, Lincolnshire Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire Manton, Lincolnshire Melton Ross, Lincolnshire Messingham with East Butterwick, Lincolnshire Newstead, Lincolnshire Redbourne, Lincolnshire Roxby cum Risby, Lincolnshire Saxby All Saints, Lincolnshire Scawby, Lincolnshire South Ferriby, Lincolnshire Thornton Curtis, Lincolnshire Ulceby (Grimsby), Lincolnshire West Halton, Lincolnshire Whitton, Lincolnshire Winteringham, Lincolnshire Winterton, Lincolnshire Wootton, Lincolnshire Worlaby by Brigg, Lincolnshire Wrawby, Lincolnshire