Sedgefield Poor Law Union, Durham Genealogy

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History

The union of Sedgefield comprises 23 places, containing a population of 6113.

From: 'Seaton - Sedgwick', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 40-44. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51262 Date accessed: 21 March 2011.

See also http://www.institutions.org.uk/workhouses/england/dur/sedgefield_workhouse.htm

 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?Sedgefield/Sedgefield.shtml

Parishes in the Union

Bishop Middleham, Durham Bishopton, Durham Embleton, Durham Ferryhill, Durham Garmondsway Moor, Durham Great Stainton, Durham Sedgefield, Durham Stillington, Durham Trimdon, Durham

Records

Title: Workhouse records, 1837-1927 Authors: Sedgefield Workhouse (Sedgefield, Durham) Film Notes: Microfilm copy of original in the Durham County Record Office, Durham, England. Microfilm 1885935 Admissions and discharges, 1854-1858 Creed register, 1869-1927 Lunatic certificates, 1881-1909 Admissions and discharges, 1837-1848, 1858-1879 Microfilm 1885936 Admissions and discharges, 1879-1896 Microfilm 1885937 Admissions and discharges, 1896-1898 Casual paupers admissions and discharges, 1871-1883 Microfilm 1885938 Casual paupers admissions and discharges, 1883-1890 Microfilm 1885939 Casual paupers admissions and discharges, 1890-1893 Microfilm 1885973 Casual paupers admissions and discharges, 1893-1896 Microfilm 1885974 Casual paupers admissions and discharges, 1896-1900 Indoor relief lists, 1837-1848 Microfilm 1885975 Indoor relief lists, 1848-1894 Microfilm 1885976 Items 1-2 Indoor relief lists, 1886-1902 Microfilm 1885934 Items 6-7 Admissions and discharges, 1898-1902, 1848-1854