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Separate Poor Law Unions for Wareham and for Purbeck were formed 25 March 1836, but were merged into a single Wareham & Purbeck Union in September 1836.
The original Wareham Union
- Affpuddle, Arne
- Bere Regis, Bloxworth
- Chaldon Herring, Coombe Keynes
- East Holme, East Lulworth, East Stoke
- Morden, Moreton
- Turners Puddle
- Wareham (Holy Trinity, Lady St Mary, St Martin), West Lulworth, Winfrith Newburgh, Wool
The original Purbeck Union
- Church Knowle, Corfe Castle
- Langton Matravers
- Steeple, Studland, Swanage
- Worth Matravers
For more information on the history of the Wareham & Purbeck workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk/Wareham
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