Bromley Poor Law Union, Kent

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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/ www.workhouses.org.uk]  
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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: [http://workhouses.org.uk/Bromley/+ Bromley Workhouse]   
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Prior to the formation of the Poor Law Union parish workhouses were in existence at
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[[Beckenham St George, Kent]]
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[[Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent]] in London Road
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[[Chislehurst, Kent]]
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[[Cudham, Kent]] at Leaves Green
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[[Hayes, Kent]]
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The Bromley Poor Law Union was created on 19th May 1836; a Union Workhouse was built at Locks Bottom (near Tug Mutton Common) in 1844. The lodge was on the main London Hastings Road and one side of the site adjoined Wellbrook Road which ran to the Common. <br>
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The Union Workhouse had a chapel ( which still survives) and was in the parish of [[Farnborough, Kent]]
  
 
== Constituent Parishes  ==
 
== Constituent Parishes  ==

Revision as of 16:03, 14 March 2012

History

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

Prior to the formation of the Poor Law Union parish workhouses were in existence at

Beckenham St George, Kent

Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent in London Road

Chislehurst, Kent

Cudham, Kent at Leaves Green

Hayes, Kent

The Bromley Poor Law Union was created on 19th May 1836; a Union Workhouse was built at Locks Bottom (near Tug Mutton Common) in 1844. The lodge was on the main London Hastings Road and one side of the site adjoined Wellbrook Road which ran to the Common.

The Union Workhouse had a chapel ( which still survives) and was in the parish of Farnborough, Kent

Constituent Parishes

Beckenham St George, Kent  Bromley St Peter and St Paul, Kent Bromley Holy Trinity, Kent Chelsfield, Kent Chislehurst, Kent Cudham, Kent Downe, Kent Farnborough, Kent Foots Cray, Kent Hayes, Kent Keston, Kent Knockholt, Kent North Cray, Kent Orpington, Kent Sidcup St John, Kent St Mary Cray, Kent St Paul’s Cray, Kent West Wickham, Kent