The 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act Unions

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Here's a list of the Unions created under the 1834 Act. Some Unions had a number of workhouses so the 603 Unions had 689 workhouses able to accommodate 184,320 inmates. Some workhouses had not built or created a workhouse by the time of the 1834 Act. Don't get confused with Trade Unions, these 'unions' are groups of parishes that were joined together, nothing to do with trade unionism. 
Aberayron
Abergavenny
Aberystwith
Abingdon
Albans, St
Alcester
Alderbury
Ainwick
Alresford
Aiston with Garrigill
Alton
Altrincham
Amersham
Amesbury
Ampthill
Andover
Asaph, St
Ashbourne
Ashby-de-la Zouch
Ashford, East
Ashford, West
Ashton-under-Lyme
Aston
Atcham
Atherstone
Auckland
Austell, St
Axbridge
Axminster
Aylesbury
Aylsharn
 
Bakewell
Bala
Banbury
Bangor and Beaumaris
Barnet
Barnstaple
Barrow-upon-Soar
Basford
Basingstoke
Bath
Battle
Beaminster
Bedale
Bedford
Bedminster
Belford
Bellingham
Belper
Berkhampstead
Bermondsey
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Bethnal Green
Beverley
Bicester
Bideford
Biggleswade
Billericay
Billesdon
Bingham
Birmingham
Bishop Stortford
Blaby
Blackburn
Blandford
Blean
Blofield
Blything
Bodmin
Bolton
Bootle
Bosmere and Claydon
Boston
Bourn
Brackley
Bradfield
Bradford, Wilts
Bradford, Yorkshire
Braintree
Brampton
Brecknock
Brentford
Bridge
Bridgend and Cowbridge
Bridgnorth
Bridgwater
Bridlington
Bridport
Brighton
Bristol, City of
Brixworth
Bromley
Bromsgrove
Bromyard
Buckingham
Buntingford
Burnley
Burton-on-Trent
Bury, Lancashire
Bury St Edmundís
 
Caistor
Calne
Camberwell
Cambridge
Canterbury, City of
Cardiff
Cardigan
Carlisle
Carmarthen
Carnarvon
Castle Ward
Catherington
Caxton and Arrington
Cerne
Chailey
Chapel-en-le-Frith
Chard
Cheadle
Chelmsford
Chelsea
Cheltenham
Chepstow
Chertsey
Chester, City of
Chesterfield
Chester-le-Street
Chesterton
Chichester, City of
Chippenham
Chipping Norton
Chipping Sodbury
Chorley
Chorlton
Christchurch
Church Stretton
Cirencester
Cleobury Mortimer
Clerkenwell, St James
Clifton
Clitheroe
Clun
Clutton
Cockermouth
Colchester
Columb St Major
Congleton
Cookham
Corwen
Cosford
Coventry, City of
Cranbrook
Crediton
Crickhowell
Cricklade and Wootton Bassett
Croydon
Cuckfield
 
Darlington
Dartford
Daventry
Depwade
Derby
Devizes
Dewsbury
Docking
Doncaster
Dorchester
Dore
Dorking
Dover
Downham
Driffield
Droitwich
Droxford
Dudley
Dunmow
Durham
Dursley
Easingwold
Eastbourne
East Grinstead
Easthampstead
East Retford
Eastry
East Stonehouse
East Ward
Ecclesall Bierlow
Edmonton
Elham
Ellesmere
Ely
Epping
Epsom
Erpingham
Eton
Evesham
Exeter, City of
 
Faithís, St
Falmouth
Fareham
Faringdon
Farnham
Faversham
Festiniog
Flegg, East and West
Foleshill
Fordingbridge
Forehoe
Freebridge Lynn
Frome
Fulham
Fylde, The
 
Gainsborough
Garstang
Gateshead
George,St, in the East
George, St, the Martyr
George, St, Hanover square
Germans, St
Glanford Brigg
Glendale
Glossop
Gloucester
Godstone
Goole
Grantham
Gravesend and Milton
Greenwich
Guildford
Guiltcross
Guisborough
 
Hackney
Hailsham
Halifax
Halstead
Haltwhistle
Hambledon
Hardingstone
Hartismere
Hartley Wintney
Haslingden
Hastings
Hatfield
Havant
Haverfordwest
Hay
Hayfield
Headington
Helmsley
Helston
Hemel Hempstead
Hendon
Henley
Henstead
Hereford
Hertford
Hexham
Highworth and Swindon
Hinckley
Hitchin
Holbeach
Holborn
Hollingbourn
Holywell
Honiton
Hoo
Horncastle
Horsham
Houghton-le-Spring
Howden
Hoxne
Huddersfield
Hungerford
Huntingdon
Hursley
 
Ipswich
Islington, St Mary
Ives, St
 
James, St, Westminster
 
Keighley
Kendal
Kensington
Kettering
Keynsham
Kidderminster
Kingsbridge
Kingsclere
Kingís Lynn
Kingís Norton
Kingston-on-Thames
Kingston-on-Hull
Kington
Knighton
 
Lambeth
Lancaster
Lanchester
Langport
Launceston
Ledbury
Leeds
Leek
Leicester
Leigh
Leighton Buzzard
Leominster
Lewes
Lewisham
Lexden and Winstree
Leyburn
Lichfield
Lincoln
Linton
Liskeard
Liverpool
Llandilo Fawr
Llandovery
Llanelly
Llanfyllin
Loddon and Clavering
London, City of
London, East
London, West
Longtown
Loughborough
Louth
Ludlow
Luke, St, Middlesex
Luton
Lutterworth
Lymington
 
Macclesfield
Madeley
Maidstone
Maldon
Malling
Malmsbury
Malton
Manchester
Mansfield
Margaret, St, and St John, Westminster
Market Bosworth
Market Drayton
Market Harborough
Marlborough
Martinís, St , in the Fields
Marylebone, St
Martley
Medway
Melksham
Melton Mowbray
Mere
Meriden
Midhurst
Mildenhall
Milton
Mitford and Launditch
Monmouth
Montgomery and Pool
Morpeth
Mutford and
Lothingland
 
Nantwich
Narberth
Neath
Neots, St
Newark
Newbury
Newcastle in Emlyn
Newcastle under Lyme
Newcastle on Tyne
Newent
New Forest
Newhaven
Newington, St Mary
Newmarket
Newport, Monmouthshire
Newport, Salop
Newport Pagnell
Newton Abbot
Newtown and Llanidloes
Northallerton
Northampton
North Aylesford
Northleach
Northwich
North Witchford
Norwich
Nottingham
Nuneaton
 
Oakham
Okehampton
Olave, St
Ongar
Ormskirk
Orsett
Oswestry
Oundle
Oxford, City of
 
Pancras, St
Pateley Bridge
Patrington
Pembroke
Penkridge
Penrith
Penzance
Pershore
Peterborough
Petersfield
Petworth
Pewsey
Pickering
Plomesgate
Plymouth
Plympton, St Mary
Pocklington
Pontypool
Poole
Poplar
Portsea Island
Potterspury
Prescot
Preston
Pwllheli
 
Radford
Reading
Redruth
Reeth
Reigate
Richmond, Surrey
Richmond, Yorkshire
Ringwood
Risbridge
Rochdale
Rochford
Romford
Romney Marsh
Romsey
Ross
Rothbury
Rotherham
Rotherhithe
Royston
Rugby
Ruthin
Rye
 
Saffron Walden
Salford
Salisbury, City of
Samford
Saviourís, St
Scarborough
Sculcoates
Sedbergh
Sedgefield
Seisdon
Selby
Settle
Sevenoaks
Shaftesbury
Shardlow
Sheffield
Sheppey
Shepton Mallet
Sherbome
Shiffnal
Shipston-on-Stour
Shoreditch, St Leonardís
Shrewsbury
Skipton
Skirlaugh
Sleaford
Solihull
Southam
Southampton
Southmolton
South Shields
South Stoneham
Southwell
Spalding
Spilsby
Stafford
Staines
Stamford
Stepney
Steyning
Stockbridge
Stockport
Stockton
Stokesley
Stoke Damerell
Stoke-upon-Trent
Stone
Stourbridge
Stow
Stow-on-the-Wold
Strand, The
Stratford-on-Avon
Stroud
Sturminster
Sudbury
Sunderland
Swaffham
Swansea
 
Tamworth
Taunton
Tavistock
Teesdale
Tenbury
Tendring
Tenterden
Tetbury
Tewkesbury
Thakeham
Thame
Thanet, Isle of
Thetford
Thingoe
Thirsk
Thomas, St
Thornbury
Thorne
Thrapston
Ticehurst
Tisbury
Tiverton
Tonbridge
Torrington
Totnes
Towcester
Truro
Tunstead and Happing
Tynemouth
 
Uckfield
Ulverstone
Whitchurch, Salop
Whitechapel
Whitehaven
Whittlesey
Wigan
Wight, Isle of
Wigton
Williton
Wilton
Wimborne and Cranborne
Wincanton
Winchcombe
Winchester, New
Windsor
Winslow
Wirrall
Wisbech
Witham
Witney
Woburn
Wokingham
Wolstanton and Burslem
Wolverhampton
Woodbridge
Woodstock
Worcester
Worksop
Wrexham
Wycombe
 
Yarmouth, Great
Yeovil
York
 
 

 

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