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The Union consisted of the following parishes: Arminghall, Norfolk, Bixley, Norfolk, Bracon Ash, Norfolk, Bramerton, Norfolk, Caister St Edmund with Markshall, Norfolk, East Carleton, Norfolk, Colney, Norfolk, Cringleford, Norfolk, Dunston, Norfolk, Flordon, Norfolk, Framingham Earl, Norfolk, Framingham Pigot, Norfolk, Hethel, Norfolk, Hethersett, Norfolk, Holverstone, Norfolk , Intwood, Norfolk, Keswick, Norfolk, Ketteringham, Norfolk , Kirby Bedon, Norfolk, Mattishall Heath (Markshall) , Great Melton, Norfolk, Little Melton, Norfolk, Mulbarton, Norfolk, Newton Flotman, Norfolk, Poringland, Norfolk, Rockland St Mary, Norfolk, Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk, Saxlingham Thorpe see Saxlingham, Norfolk, Shotesham All Saints , Shotesham St Mary, Norfolk, Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk, Surlingham, Norfolk, Swainsthorpe, Norfolk, Swardeston, Norfolk, Trowse Newton , Whitlingham , Wreningham, Norfolk.
Norfolk Record Office reference C/GP 11
Records of the Henstead Poor Law Union
Extent 119 pieces
Henstead Union was incorporated under the 1834 Act. The union workhouse was built at Swainsthorpe in 1835. Henstead Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 5 in 1930. In 1948 Swainsthorpe Institution was taken over by the central government and administered as the The Vale Hospital Swainsthorpe.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on an unknown date.
Copies C/GP 11/1-11 are on microform.
RelatedMaterial For records of this body (including administration of Swainsthorpe and Wicklewood Public Assistance Institutions and boarding-out of children), see C/GC 5. For records of this hospital see Public Records H 5.
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