Hoo Poor Law Union, Kent

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History[edit | edit source]

The Hoo Poor Law Union was formed on 9 September 1835 and the Hoo Union workhouse was constructed at a site to the west of Hoo St Werburgh during 1836.

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk

Constituent Parishes[edit | edit source]

Allhallows, Kent Cooling, Kent Grain, Kent High Halstow, Kent Hoo St Werburgh, Kent St Mary Hoo, Kent Stoke, Kent