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Stratton Poor Law Union was officially formed on 28th January 1837
A parliamentary report of 1777 recorded a parish workhouse in operation at Stratton for up to 20 inmates.
The union comprised the following parishes
- Bude Haven, Cornwall
- Jacobstow, Cornwall
- Kilkhampton, Cornwall
- Launcells, Cornwall
- Marhamchurch, Cornwall
- Morwentstow, Cornwall
- Poughill, Cornwall
- Poundstock, Cornwall
- St Gennys, Cornwall
- Stratton, Cornwall
- Week St Mary, Cornwall
- Whitstone, Cornwall
Cornwall Archives and Libraries surviving records include Guardians' minute books (1869-1929); Ledgers (1902-30); Relief order book (1930).
For more information on the history of the Stratton workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk/Stratton
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