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Norfolk: Poor Law

Loddon and Clavering Union 1836-1930

Union history

The following table refers to the period 1836 - 1930.

Loddon and Clavering
Pre 1834 Union,
or Parish Work House
Aldeby Lodd-I
Alpington Lodd-I
Ashby St Mary Lodd-I
Bedingham Lodd-I
Bergh Apton Lodd-I
Brooke Lodd-I
Broome Lodd-I
Burgh St Peter Lodd-I
Carleton St Peter Lodd-I
Chedgrave Lodd-I
Claxton Lodd-I
Ditchingham Lodd-I
Ellingham Lodd-I
Geldeston Lodd-I
Gillingham All Saints Lodd-I
Gillingham St Mary Lodd-I
Haddiscoe Lodd-I
Hales Lodd-I
Hardley Lodd-I
Heckingham Lodd-I
Hedenham Lodd-I
Loddon and Clavering
Pre 1834 Union,
or Parish Work House
Hellington Lodd-I
Howe Lodd-I
Kirby Cane Lodd-I
Kirstead Lodd-I
Langley Lodd-I
Loddon Lodd-I
Mundham Lodd-I
Norton Subcourse Lodd-I
Raveningham Lodd-I
Seething Lodd-I
Sisland Lodd-I
Stockton Lodd-I
Thorpe next Haddiscoe Lodd-I
Thurlton Lodd-I
Thurton Lodd-I
Thwaite St Mary Lodd-I
Toft Monks Lodd-I
Topcroft Lodd-I
Wheatacre All Saints Lodd-I
Woodton Lodd-I
Yelverton Lodd-I

Where "Lodd-I" = Loddon and Clavering Incorporation.

Poor Law Records - Images

Online images of some poor law registers, admissions books etc. from 1796 to 1900 are available at the

  1. Go down the "Historical Record Collections"
  2. Select Title - "England, Norfolk Poor Law Union Records, 1796-1900"
  3. Select "Browse through xxx images"
  4. Under County pick - "Norfolk"
  5. Under Poor Law Union select the "Required Union"
  6. Records are under headings such as "District, Workhouse & Unknown etc."

Other Websites

Acts, descriptions, maps, some pictures etc. can be found at :-
       (The Story of Workhouses).


Bilyard, John
Reid, Andy
Fire at the workhouse!
(Series title: Teaching historical skills).
[Great Yarmouth: Bridge Publications, 1988]

Further information can be found:

See also the Poor Law page and the Post 1834 Unions page

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
May 2011