St Columb Major Poor Law Union

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St Columb Major Poor Law Union[edit | edit source]

St Columb Major Poor Law Union was formed on 9th May 1837 The St Columb Minor Union parish of St Hilary St Issey, Cornwall  was included.

The union comprised the following

Colan, Cornwall Genealogy Crantock, Cornwall Genealogy Cubert, Cornwall Genealogy Mawgan-in-Pydar, Cornwall Genealogy Newlyn East, Cornwall Genealogy
Newquay, Cornwall Genealogy Padstow, Cornwall Genealogy St Breock, Cornwall Genealogy St Columb Major, Cornwall Genealogy St Columb Minor, Cornwall Genealogy
St Enoder, Cornwall Genealogy St Ervan, Cornwall Genealogy St Eval, Cornwall Genealogy St Merryn, Cornwall Genealogy St Wenn, Cornwall Genealogy 

Records[edit | edit source]

Cornwall Archives and Libraries surviving records include Guardians' minute books (1837-1868, 1871-1930); Deaths (1914-30); Admissions and discharges (1926-33)

Websites[edit | edit source]

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and  http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?StColumbMajor/StColumbMajor.shtml