Caton Gilbert Union,Lancashire

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History[edit | edit source]

In 1856, The Caton Gilbert Union's membership comprised the parishes of 

Bolton le Sands, Lancashire Genealogy , Borwick,  Caton with Littledale, Lancashire Genealogy, Claughton within Garstang, Lancashire Genealogy, Farleton,  Gressingham, Lancashire GenealogyHalton, Lancashire GenealogyHeysham, Lancashire GenealogyHornby, Lancashire GenealogyNether Kellet,LancashireMorecambe Holy Trinity, Lancashire GenealogyOver Kellet, Lancashire Genealogy, Quernmore, Lancashire Genealogy,

 Slyne-with-Hest,LancashireTatham Fells, Lancashire Genealogy Tatham, Lancashire GenealogyWennington, Lancashire Genealogy, and  Wray, Lancashire Genealogy.


The Poulton district included Bare and Torrisholme (subsequently to become known as Morecambe) See Morecombe parish pages for these districts and parish creations.

For more information see The Workhouse, Caton Gilbert Union, Lancashire

Records[edit | edit source]


• Lancashire Record Office, Bow Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2RE. Very few local records survive.
• Vestry minutes and churchwardens' accounts PR2895/5 1828-1847 With agreement for erecting workhouse for Claughton, Caton, Wrag-with-botton, Over Kellet, Gressingham, Wennington, Poulton, Bare and Torrisholme, Quernmore, Borwick, Roeburndale, Hornby, Bolton-le-Sands and Nether Kellet 6 May 1829
Workhouse Accounts PR869 1830 - 1841

Websites[edit | edit source]

The Workhouse