Kington Poor Law Union, Herefordshire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The Kington Poor Law Union was formed on 25 August 1836 and in 1837 a Union Workhouse was built to the south of Kington on one side of Kingswood Road.

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

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Brilley, Herefordshire Byton, Herefordshire Eardisley with Bollingham, Herefordshire Huntington (near Kington), Herefordshire Kington, Herefordshire Kinsham, Herefordshire Knill, Herefordshire Lingen, Herefordshire Lyonshall, Herefordshire Pembridge with Moorcourt, Herefordshire Staunton on Arrow, Herefordshire Titley, Herefordshire Willersley, Herefordshire Winforton, Herefordshire