Stratton Poor Law Union

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Stratton Poor Law Union was officially formed on 28th January 1837

A parliamentary report of 1777 recorded a parish workhouse in operation at Stratton for up to 20 inmates.

The union comprised the following parishes


Cornwall Archives and Libraries surviving records include Guardians' minute books (1869-1929); Ledgers (1902-30); Relief order book (1930).

Web Sites

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