Guiltcross Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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Parishes[edit | edit source]

The union consisted of the following parishes:  Banham, Norfolk, Blo Norton (Blo'Norton) Blo’norton, Norfolk ,  Bressingham, NorfolkBridgham, NorfolkNew Buckenham, NorfolkOld Buckenham, NorfolkEccles, NorfolkFersfield, NorfolkGarboldisham, Norfolk, Gasthorpe, NorfolkEast Harling, NorfolkWest Harling, Norfolk, Kenninghall (to Wayland Union, 1902) Kenninghall, NorfolkNorth Lopham, Norfolk, South Lopham (to Thetford Union, 1902) South Lopham, NorfolkQuidenham, NorfolkRiddlesworth, Norfolk, Roydon (to Depwade Union, 1902) Roydon (near Diss), Norfolk ,  Shelfanger, NorfolkWilby, Norfolk, Winfarthing, Norfolk.

Records[edit | edit source]

Norfolk Record Office reference C/GP 10
Title Records of the Guiltcross Poor Law Union
Date 1836-1945
Extent 41 pieces

Guiltcross Union was formed in 1835 under the terms of the 1834 Act, and the Union Workhouse was built at Kenninghall in 1836. The union was abolished in March 1902 (see PC 25/60) and its constituent parishes transferred to Depwade, Thetford and Wayland Unions.
Copies C/GP 10/2-11, 12 (part only) are available on microform.
RelatedMaterial For Local Government Board orders, inc. re setting up of Parish Council and dissolution of the Guiltcross Union, 1894-1903, see PC 25/60.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Guiltcross Workhouse