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Eastbourne Poor Law Union, Sussex Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

From the 1790's Eastbourne established a Gilbert Union and a workhouse.

The Eastbourne Poor Law Union was formed on 25 March 1835.

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site: and Eastbourne Workhouse

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Alfriston, Sussex East Dean, St Simon and St Jude,Sussex Eastbourne St Mary, Sussex Eastbourne Holy Trinity, Sussex Folkington, Sussex Friston, Sussex Jevington, Sussex Litlington, Sussex Lullington, Sussex Pevensey, Sussex Seaford, Sussex West Dean All Saints, East Sussex Westham, Sussex Willingdon, Sussex Wilmington, Sussex