Information icon.png The FamilySearch Research Wiki will be down for maintenance on Sunday, Sept. 27, at 11:59 pm until Monday, Sept 28, 4:00 am EDT.

Melton Mowbray Poor Law Union, Leicestershire Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

History[edit | edit source]

Melton Mowbray had a town workhouse in 1835 this is located in Back Street. Melton Mowbray Poor Law Union was formed on 26th March 1836. It comprised 54 places or parishes with small hamlets and the town of Melton Mowbray with a population exceeding 3,000 people. A Union workhouse was built in 1836 to replace the existing town workhouse

Parishes and places in the Union[edit | edit source]

Ab Kettleby, Leicestershire Asfordby, Leicestershire Ashby Folville, Leicestershire Barsby, Leicestershire Bescaby, Leicestershire Branston, Leicestershire Brooksby, Leicestershire Broughton Sulney, Nottinghamshire Buckminster, Leicestershire Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire Coston, Leicestershire Eastwell, Leicestershire Eaton, Leicestershire Edmondthorpe, Leicestershire Freeby, Leicestershire Frisby on the Wreak, Leicestershire Gaddesby, Leicestershire Garthorpe, Leicestershire Goadby Marwood, Leicestershire Great Dalby, Leicestershire Grimston, Leicestershire Harby, Leicestershire Hoby, Leicestershire Holwell, Leicestershire Hose, Leicestershire Kirby Bellars, Leicestershire Little Dalby, Leicestershire Long Clawson, Leicestershire Melton Mowbray with Burton Lazars, Freeby, Sysonby and Welby, Leicestershire Nether Broughton, Leicestershire Old Dalby, Leicestershire Pickwell, Leicestershire Ragdale, Leicestershire Rotherby, Leicestershire Saltby, Leicestershire Saxby, Leicestershire Saxelby, Leicestershire Scalford, Leicestershire Sewstern, Leicestershire Shoby, Leicestershire Somerby, Leicestershire Sproxton, Leicestershire Stapleford, Leicestershire Stathern, Leicestershire Stonesby, Leicestershire Thorpe Arnold, Leicestershire Waltham on the Wolds, Leicestershire Wartnaby, Leicestershire Welby, Leicestershire Wyfordby, Leicestershire Wymondham, Leicestershire

Records[edit | edit source]