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History

The Lunesdale Poor Law Union came into being to accommodate the ending of the Caton Gilbert Union,Lancashire in 1869
The new Lunesdale Union workhouse was erected at a site to the south of Hornby in 1872.
When the union was ended the buildings were used as offices and later developed into private residential accommodation.

Constituent Parishes

The new union included the following constituent Parishes

Arkholme-with-Cawood, Borwick, Burrow-with-Burrow, Cantsfield,  Caton with Littledale, Lancashire, Claughton, Lancashire, Farleton ,  Gressingham, LancashireHalton, LancashireHornby, Lancashire, Ireby,  Leck, Lancashire, Melling-with-Wrayton see Melling, LancashireNether Kellet,Lancashire , Over Kellet, LancashireQuernmore, Lancashire, Roeburndale ,  Tatham Fells, Lancashire Tatham, LancashireTunstal, LancashireWennington, LancashireWhittington, LancashireWray, Lancashire.

Records

  •  Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE. Few records survive — holdings include Guardians' minutes (1869-1900).

Websites

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?Lunesdale/Lunesdale.shtml


 

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