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Hinckley Poor Law was formed on 9th February 1836 and the Hinckley Union Workhouse came into use in 1838 to house up to 300 people.

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?Hinckley/Hinckley.shtml

Constituent Parishes

Aston Flamville, Leicestershire Barwell, Leicestershire Burbage, Leicestershire Burton Hastings, Warwickshire Earl Shilton, Leicestershire Elmersthorpe, Leicestershire Higham on the Hill, Leicestershire Hinckley, Leicestershire Hinckley Holy Trinity, Leicestershire Sapcote, Leicestershire Sharnford, Leicestershire Stoke Golding, Leicestershire Stoney Stanton, Leicestershire Stretton Baskerville, Warwickshire


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