Norfolk: Poor Law before 1834
Hackford Gilbert Union
This included the parishes of Hackford-by-Reepham, Kerdiston,
Reepham and Whitwell
- 1782 - Gilbert's Act allowed parishes to join together and run
a workhouse. This was for the old, the sick and the infirm.
- 1808 - Hackford Gilbert Union formed.
- House of Industry built at Reepham.
- 1836 - Aylsham Poor Law Union formed.
- Hackford was dissolved.
- Parishes became part of the
- Description is in
Whites 1845 directory.
After 1834 these parishes moved as shown :-
(*) indicates a workhouse at this place before it joined the Union. See the
Workhouses before 1834 page
for further details.
Further information can be found:
See also the
Poor Law page and the
Post 1834 Unions page
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