Tamworth Poor Law Union, Staffordshire Genealogy
History[edit | edit source]
The poor-law union of Tamworth comprises 24 parishes or places, 11 of which are in Stafford, 10 in Warwick, and 3 in Derby; and contains a population of 12,897.
From: 'Tamerton-Folliott - Tapton', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 297-300. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51327 Date accessed: 31 March 2011.
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?Tamworth/Tamworth.shtml
Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]
Austrey, Warwickshire Canwell, Staffordshire Chilcote, Derbyshire Clifton Campville, Staffordshire Croxall, Derbyshire Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire Edingale, Staffordshire Fazeley, Staffordshire Harlaston, Staffordshire Hints, Staffordshire Hopwas Hays, Staffordshire Kingsbury, Warwickshire Middleton, Warwickshire Newton Regis, Warwickshire No Mans Heath, Warwickshire Seckington, Warwickshire Shuttington, Warwickshire Statfold, Staffordshire Tamworth, Staffordshire Thorpe Constantine, Staffordshire Wiggington, StaffordshireWilnecote and Castle Liberty, Warwickshire