Ross Poor Law Union,Herefordshire

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History[edit | edit source]

Ross Poor Law Union was formed on 12 April 1836 and during 1836-1837 built a Union workhouse adjoing the existing parish workhouse at Alton Street  in the southern part of Ross.

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

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Aston Ingham, Herefordshire Genealogy Ballingham and Bolstone, Herefordshire Genealogy Bishop's Wood, Gloucestershire Genealogy Bishop's Wood, Herefordshire Genealogy Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire Genealogy Bridstow, Herefordshire Genealogy Brockhampton (near Ross), Herefordshire Genealogy Foy, Herefordshire Genealogy Goodrich, Herefordshire Genealogy Harewood, Herefordshire Genealogy Hentland, Herefordshire Genealogy Hope Mansell, Herefordshire Genealogy How Caple, Herefordshire Genealogy King's Caple, Herefordshire Genealogy Lea, Herefordshire Genealogy Linton, Herefordshire Genealogy Llandinabo, Herefordshire Genealogy Llangarron, Herefordshire Genealogy Llanwarne, Herefordshire Genealogy Marstow, Herefordshire Genealogy Pencoyd, Herefordshire Genealogy Peterstow, Herefordshire Genealogy Ross, Herefordshire Genealogy Ruardean, Gloucestershire Genealogy Sellack, Herefordshire Genealogy Sollers Hope, Herefordshire Genealogy Tretire with Michaelchurch, Herefordshire Genealogy Upton Bishop, Herefordshire Genealogy Walford, Herefordshire Genealogy Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire Genealogy Yatton, Herefordshire Genealogy