Grimsby Poor Law Union, Lincolnshire Genealogy

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History

From the formation of the Caistor Poor Law Union,Lincolnshire it provided for residents of Grimsby replacing the earlier Grimsby House of Industry. However the rapid growth of population in Grimsby necessitated the formation in 1890 of a separate Poor Law Union. The new workhouse opened in 1894.

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

Constituent Parishes

Ashby cum Fenby, Lincolnshire Aylesby, Lincolnshire Barnoldby le Beck, Lincolnshire Beelsby, Lincolnshire Bradley, Lincolnshire Brigsley, Lincolnshire Old Clee, Lincolnshire East Ravendale, Lincolnshire Great Coates, Lincolnshire Little Coates, Lincolnshire