Newark Poor Law Union, Nottinghamshire Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

The Newark Poor Law Union was formed on 24 March 1836

The Newark workhouses at Hawton Road and Bowbridge Lane and the Claypole workhouse and  more information on the history of the Union and it's workhouses, are available at Peter Higginbotham's web site:

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Balderton, Nottinghamshire Barkston, Lincolnshire Barnby in the Willows, Nottinghamshire Bassingham, Lincolnshire Beckingham, Lincolnshire Bennington Grange, Lincolnshire Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire Carlton le Moorland, Lincolnshire Caythorpe, Lincolnshire Claypole, Lincolnshire Coddington, Nottinghamshire Cotham, Nottinghamshire Dry Doddington, Lincolnshire East Allington, Lincolnshire Farndon, Nottinghamshire Fenton, Lincolnshire Foston, Lincolnshire Fulbeck, Lincolnshire Girton, Nottinghamshire Hawton, Nottinghamshire Hougham, Lincolnshire Kilvington, Nottinghamshire Langford with Holme, Nottinghamshire Long Bennington, Lincolnshire Marston, Lincolnshire Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire Newark on Trent Christ Church, Nottinghamshire North Clifton, Nottinghamshire North Collingham, Nottinghamshire North Scarle, Lincolnshire Norton Disney, Lincolnshire Sedgebrook, Lincolnshire South Collingham, Nottinghamshire South Scarle, Nottinghamshire Stapleford, Lincolnshire Staunton, Nottinghamshire Stragglethorpe, Lincolnshire Stubton, Lincolnshire Swinderby, Lincolnshire Syston, Lincolnshire Thorney with Wigsley and Broadholme, Nottinghamshire Thurlby (near Lincoln), Lincolnshire West Allington, Lincolnshire Westborough, Lincolnshire Winthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Later addition

Newark on Trent, St Leonard, Nottinghamshire 1873

Records[edit | edit source]

Refer to Nottinghamshire Archives pdf file of deposited records for the county Poor Law Unions pdf archives