The poor law union of East Grinsted contains a population of 12,619, and comprises seven parishes, six of which are in Sussex, and one in Surrey.
From: A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 344-347.
For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk See also East Grinstead
Parishes in the Union
Crawley, Sussex East Grinstead, Sussex Forest Row, Sussex Hartfield, Sussex Lingfield, Surrey West Hoathly, Sussex Withyham, Sussex Worth, Sussex