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The union consisted of the following parishes: Acle, Norfolk, Beighton, Norfolk, Blofield, Norfolk, Braydeston, Norfolk, Brundall, Norfolk, Buckenham Ferry see Buckenham, Norfolk, Burlingham St Andrew, Norfolk, Burlingham St Edmund, Norfolk, Burlingham St Peter, Norfolk, Cantley, Norfolk, Freethorpe, Norfolk, Halvergate, Norfolk, Hassingham, Norfolk, Hemblington, Norfolk, Limpenhoe, Norfolk, Lingwood, Norfolk, Moulton St Mary, Norfolk, Great Plumstead, Norfolk, Little Plumstead, Norfolk, Postwick, Norfolk, Ranworth with Panxworth, Norfolk, Reedham, Norfolk, Southwood, Norfolk, Strumpshaw, Norfolk, Thorpe St Andrew , Tunstall, Norfolk, Upton with Fisley Upton, Norfolk, South Walsham St Lawrence, Norfolk, South Walsham St Mary, Norfolk, Wickhampton, Norfolk, Witton (near Brundall), Norfolk, Woodbastwick, Norfolk .
Norfolk Record Office C/GP 2
Title Records of the Blofield Poor Law Union
Extent 57 pieces
Blofield Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The Union Workhouse was opened in 1836 at Lingwood. Blofield Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 3 in 1930.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 6 May 1971 (C/GP2/29) and on unknown dates.
Copies C/GP 2/1-7, 9, 11, 13 (part only) are available on microfilm.
RelatedMaterial For records of this body (including administration of Lingwood Public Assistance Institution and boarding-out of children), see C/GC 3.
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?Blofield/Blofield.shtml
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