Godstone Poor Law Union, Surrey Genealogy

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History

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 301-312.

"The poor law union of Godstone comprises 14 parishes, with a population of 11,459. "

A detailed history of the parish workhouse and later Union Workhouses may be found at Peter Higginbotham's web site: www.workhouses.org.uk and at  www.workhouses.org.uk and Godstone Workhouse


Constituent Parishes

Bletchingley, Surrey Blindley Heath, Surrey Caterham, Surrey Chelsham, Surrey Crowhurst, Surrey Farleigh, Surrey Godstone, Surrey Horne, Surrey Limpsfield, Surrey Oxted, Surrey Tandridge, Surrey Tatsfield, Surrey Titsey, Surrey Warlingham, Surrey Woldingham, Surrey

Parish workhouse records

A parish workhouse existed in the parish in the 1790's; an index for the parish records has been prepared by volunteers at the Surrey History Centre, 130 Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 6ND ref(BG5/55/1-14)

Bletchingly Bletchingley

Horne Horne

Limpsfield Limpsfield

Oxted Oxted

Poor Law Union Records