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Southwell Poor Law Union,Nottinghamshire

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Southwell Workhouse

History[edit | edit source]

Southwell Poor Law Union was formed on 25 April 1836 and replaced the earlier Southwell parish and Thurgarton Incorporation workhouses.

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

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Averham with Kelham, Nottinghamshire Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire Bleasby, Nottinghamshire Boughton St Matthew, Nottinghamshire Bulcote, Nottinghamshire Carlton on Trent, Nottinghamshire Caunton, Nottinghamshire Cromwell, Nottinghamshire Eakring, Nottinghamshire East Stoke, Nottinghamshire Edingley, Nottinghamshire Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire Egmanton, Nottinghamshire Elston, Nottinghamshire Epperstone, Nottinghamshire Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire Gonalston, Nottinghamshire Halam, Nottinghamshire Halloughton, Nottinghamshire Hockerton, Nottinghamshire Holme St Giles, Nottinghamshire Kirklington, Nottinghamshire Kirton, Nottinghamshire Kneesall, Nottinghamshire Laxton, Nottinghamshire Lowdham with Gunthorpe and Caythorpe, Nottinghamshire Maplebeck, Nottinghamshire Meering, Nottinghamshire Morton, Nottinghamshire North Muskham, Nottinghamshire Norwell, Nottinghamshire Ollerton, Nottinghamshire Ossington, Nottinghamshire Oxton, Nottinghamshire Park Leys, Nottinghamshire Perlethorpe, Nottinghamshire Rolleston, Nottinghamshire Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire South Muskham, Nottinghamshire Southwell, Nottinghamshire Southwell Holy Trinity, Nottinghamshire Sutton on Trent, Nottinghamshire Syerston, Nottinghamshire Thorpe, Nottinghamshire Thurgarton with Hoveringham, Nottinghamshire Upton, Nottinghamshire Walesby, Nottinghamshire Wellow, Nottinghamshire Weston, Nottinghamshire Winkburn, Nottinghamshire

Records[edit | edit source]

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

From 2012 the National Archive also permits online searches and record downloads for records of this Poor Law Union as a result of local volunteer efforts, see National Archives 19th Century Poor Law Union and Workhouse Records series reference MH12