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East Retford Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

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History[edit | edit source]

The East Retford Incorporation was one of several Nottingham Incorporations ("Gilbert Unions") formed in the 1780's. Although not required to by enactment of the Poor Law Reform Act East Retford Poor Law Union was formed on 1 July 1836.

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


Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Askham, Nottinghamshire Babworth, Nottinghamshire Bothamsall, Nottinghamshire Clarborough, NottinghamshireClayworth, Nottinghamshire Cottam, Nottinghamshire Darlton, Nottinghamshire Dunham, Nottinghamshire East Drayton, Nottinghamshire East Markham, Nottinghamshire East Retford, Nottinghamshire Eaton, NottinghamshireElksley, Nottinghamshire Everton, Nottinghamshire Fledborough, Nottinghamshire Gamston, NottinghamshireGringley on the Hill, Nottinghamshire Grove, Nottinghamshire Hayton, Nottinghamshire Headon cum Upton, Nottinghamshire Laneham, Nottinghamshire Littleborough, Nottinghamshire Markham Clinton, NottinghamshireMarnham, Nottinghamshire Mattersey, Nottinghamshire Normanton on Trent, Nottinghamshire North Leverton with Apesthorpe, Nottinghamshire North Wheatley, Nottinghamshire Ordsall, Nottinghamshire Ragnall, NottinghamshireRampton, Nottinghamshire Retford St Saviour, Nottinghamshire Scrooby, Nottinghamshire South Leverton, Nottinghamshire South Wheatley, Nottinghamshire Stokeham, Nottinghamshire Sturton le Steeple, Nottinghamshire Sutton cum Lound, NottinghamshireTreswell, Nottinghamshire Tuxford, Nottinghamshire West Drayton, Nottinghamshire West Retford, Nottinghamshire

Records[edit | edit source]

Refer to Nottinghamshire Archives pdf file of deposited records for the county Poor Law Unions pdf archives