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Ross Poor Law Union was formed on 12 April 1836 and during 1836-1837 built a Union workhouse adjoing the existing parish workhouse at Alton Street  in the southern part of Ross.

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: and Ross Workhouse

Parishes in the Union

Aston Ingham, Herefordshire Ballingham and Bolstone, Herefordshire Bishop's Wood, Gloucestershire Bishop's Wood, Herefordshire Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire Bridstow, Herefordshire Brockhampton (near Ross), Herefordshire Foy, Herefordshire Goodrich, Herefordshire Harewood, Herefordshire Hentland, Herefordshire Hope Mansell, Herefordshire How Caple, Herefordshire King's Caple, Herefordshire Lea, Herefordshire Linton, Herefordshire Llandinabo, Herefordshire Llangarron, Herefordshire Llanwarne, Herefordshire Marstow, Herefordshire Pencoyd, Herefordshire Peterstow, Herefordshire Ross, Herefordshire Ruardean, Gloucestershire Sellack, Herefordshire Sollers Hope, Herefordshire Tretire with Michaelchurch, Herefordshire Upton Bishop, Herefordshire Walford, Herefordshire Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire Yatton, Herefordshire


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