LevelCollection
Finding NoPUP
Extent(354 items)
TitlePOCKLINGTON POOR LAW UNION RECORDS
Date1836-1930
DescriptionIncludes Board of Guardians minutes 1836-1930, various committee minutes 1896-1928, records relating to property 1895, letter books 1866-1912, Clerk's correspondence 1887-1916, Clerk's other records including workhouse regulations 1877-1920, returns and related records 1872-1927, general ledgers 1853-1930, parochial ledgers 1839-1912, treasurer's receipt and payment book 1836-1848, treasurer's accounts 1927-1930, admission and discharge books 1852-1930, register of deaths 1887-1914, indoor relief lists 1853-1917, register of infants 1898-1908, register of persons notifying retention or receipt of infants 1898-1908, register of persons receiving infants for reward 1908-1928, register of boarded out children 1911, master's reports and journal 1853-1856, outdoor relief lists 1837-1912, parochial non-resident relief list 1848-1851, visitors' book for lunatics and related records 1896-1923, relieving officers' receipt and expenditure books 1837-1860, valuation lists 1864-1927, parochial land tax assessment book c.1904, registers of successful vaccinations 1853-1870, assessment committee minutes 1862-1927, assessment committee annual reports 1870-1926, school attendance committee minutes 1896-1903, school attendance officers' report books 1893-1903, school attendance committee parochial ledgers 1893-1900, newscutting books 1882-1930, list of subscribers 1926.
AdminHistoryThe Pocklington Poor Law Union was created in 1836, its workhouse was constructed in 1854. The Board of Guardians was superceded in 1930 by the Pocklington Guardians Committee. The Pocklington Poor Law Union included the following: Allerthorpe, Barmby on the Moor, Bielby, Bishop Wilton with Belthorpe, Bolton, Bugthorpe, Burnby, East Cottingworth, East Stamford Bridge, Everingham, Fangfoss, Fridaythorpe, Full Sutton, Goodmanham, Great Givendale with Grimthorpe, Harswell, Hayton, High Catton, Huggate, Kilnwick Percy, Kirby-under-dale, Londesborough, Low Catton, Market Weighton and Arras, Melbourne, Millington, Newton upon Derwent, North Cliff, Nunburnholme, Ousthorpe, Pocklington, Sancton and Houghton, Scrayingham, Seaton Ross, Shipton, Skirpenbeck, South Cliff, Storthwaite, Sutton upon Derwent, Thixendale, Thornton, Thorpe-le-Street, Waplington, Warter, Wilberfoss, Yapham cum Meltonby, Youlthorpe with Gowthorpe. (Source: Post Office Directory, 1879).
Related MaterialThe Pocklington Guardians Committee collection (PGP) also includes records relating to this Poor Law Union.
AccessStatusOpen
PlaceCodeNA1578
SubjectPOOR LAW UNIONS
WORKHOUSES
VACCINATION
POOR RELIEF
NEWSPAPERS
Places
CodeSet
NA1578POCKLINGTON/POCKLINGTON/POCKLINGTON/YORKSHIRE EAST RIDING
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