Horncastle Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Horncastle Poor Law Union came into being on 16 January 1837 and commissioned Sir George Gilbert Scott to build a new workhouse for the Union.

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

Constituent Parishes[edit | edit source]

Asgarby, Lincolnshire Ashby Puerorum, Lincolnshire Asterby, Lincolnshire Bag Enderby, Lincolnshire Baumber, Lincolnshire Belchford, Lincolnshire Benniworth, Lincolnshire Bucknall, Lincolnshire Calkwell, Lincolnshire Claxby Pluckacre, Lincolnshire Coningsby, Lincolnshire East Barkwith, Lincolnshire Edlington, Lincolnshire Fulletby, Lincolnshire Gautby, Lincolnshire Goulceby, Lincolnshire Great Sturton, Lincolnshire Greetham, Lincolnshire Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire Hameringham with Scrafield, Lincolnshire Hatton, Lincolnshire Haven Bank, Lincolnshire Hemingby, Lincolnshire High Toynton, Lincolnshire Horncastle, Lincolnshire Horsington, Lincolnshire Kirkby on Bain, Lincolnshire Kirkstead, Lincolnshire Langrick Ferry, Lincolnshire Langton, Lincolnshire Langton St Andrew, Lincolnshire Langton by Wragby, Lincolnshire Low Toynton, Lincolnshire Lusby, Lincolnshire Mareham le Fen, Lincolnshire Mareham on the Hill, Lincolnshire Market Stainton, Lincolnshire Martin, Lincolnshire Miningsby, Lincolnshire Minting, Lincolnshire Moorby, Lincolnshire Panton, Lincolnshire Ranby, Lincolnshire Revesby, Lincolnshire Roughton with Haltham, Lincolnshire Salmonby, Lincolnshire Scamblesby, Lincolnshire Scrivelsby with Dalderby, Lincolnshire Somersby, Lincolnshire Sotby, Lincolnshire Stixwould, Lincolnshire Tattershall, Lincolnshire Tetford, Lincolnshire Thimbleby, Lincolnshire Thornton, Lincolnshire Tupholme, Lincolnshire Waddingworth, Lincolnshire West Ashby, Lincolnshire West Barkwith, Lincolnshire West Torrington, Lincolnshire Wilksby, Lincolnshire Winceby, Lincolnshire Wispington, Lincolnshire Wood Enderby, Lincolnshire Woodhall, Lincolnshire Wragby, Lincolnshire