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There are numerous bequests for the poor. The union of Wolverhampton includes only a portion of the parish, comprising, with the town itself, the three chapelries of Bilston, Wednesfield, and Willenhall, and containing a population of 68,412.

From: 'Wollaston - Wolviston', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 643-649. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51422 Date accessed: 29 March 2011.

See Also

http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/staffs/wolverhampton_workhouse.htm http://www.wolverhamptonhistory.org.uk/work/the_workhouse/index.html?sid=e8fdf586dae2b6885efcd62b66bbd19d

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and


Parishes in the Union

Bilston, Staffordshire Bilston St Luke, Staffordshire Bilston St Mary, Staffordshire Ettingshall, Staffordshire Moxley, Staffordshire Wednesfield, Staffordshire Willenhall Holy Trinity, Staffordshire Willenhall St Stephen, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St Peter, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St George, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St James, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St Mark, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St Mary, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St Matthew, Staffordshire Wolverhampton St Paul, Staffordshire


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