Easingwold Poor Law Union, Yorkshire

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History

Easingwold had a parish workhouse from the 1750's; Easingwold Poor Law Union was formed on 20th February 1837 and a new Union Workhouse was built and opened in October 1938 with a capacity of about 130.

See also

http://www.riponmuseums.co.uk/ Yorkshire Workhouse exhibitions

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Easingwold/Easingwold.shtml

Parishes in the Union

Alne, Yorkshire Brafferton, Yorkshire Brandsby, Yorkshire Carlton Husthwaite, Yorkshire Coxwold, Yorkshire Crayke, Yorkshire Dalby, Yorkshire Easingwold, Yorkshire Farlington, Yorkshire Husthwaite, Yorkshire Kilburn, Yorkshire Marton cum Moxby, Yorkshire Myton upon Swale, Yorkshire Newton upon Ouse, Yorkshire Raskelfe Stillington, Yorkshire Sutton on the Forest, Yorkshire Thormanby, Yorkshire Whenby, Yorkshire

Records

Guardians' minutes (1837-1934)

Admissions and discharges (1882-94, 1900-13, 1922-31)

Births (1867-1931)

Deaths (1866-1931)

Creed registers (1867-1930)

Name: The County Record Office Address: Malpas Road Northallerton North Yorkshire DL7 8TB United Kingdom Email: archives@northyorks.gov.uk Tel: 01609 777585 Fax: 01609 777078