Freebridge Lynn Poor Law Union, Norfolk Genealogy

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The Union comprises the following parishes:

Ashwicken, Norfolk Genealogy , Babingley, Norfolk Genealogy , Bawsey, Norfolk Genealogy,Castle Rising, Norfolk GenealogyCastleacre, Norfolk Genealogy Congham, Norfolk Genealogy
East Walton, Norfolk Genealogy,East Winch, Norfolk Genealogy Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk Genealogy Gayton, Norfolk Genealogy Gayton Thorpe, Norfolk Genealogy 

Great Massingham, Norfolk Genealogy, Grimston, Norfolk Genealogy Harpley, Norfolk Genealogy Hillington, Norfolk Genealogy Little Massingham, Norfolk Genealogy
Middleton, Norfolk Genealogy Mintlyn, Norfolk Genealogy North Runcton with Hardwicke and Setchey , Norfolk Genealogy 
 North Wootton, Norfolk Genealogy Pentney, Norfolk Genealogy Roydon (near King's Lynn), Norfolk Genealogy  Sandringham, Norfolk Genealogy South Wootton, Norfolk Genealogy West Acre, Norfolk Genealogy West Bilney, Norfolk Genealogy West Newton, Norfolk Genealogy West Winch, Norfolk Genealogy Wolferton, Norfolk Genealogy


Records of the Freebridge Lynn Poor Law Union
Date 1826-1964

Norfolk Record Office reference C/GP 9
Extent 201 pieces

The Freebridge Lynn union was incorporated under the 1834 Act, and the union workhouse was built two years later at Gayton. Freebridge Lynn Union Board of Guardians was replaced by Guardians Committee No. 8 in 1930. After the abolition of the Boards of Guardians in 1929, the Gayton Workhouse was administered by Norfolk County Council as a Public Assistance institution between 1930 and 1948 and as a County Home between 1948 and 1963. In 1964, the property was sold.
Acquisition Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 22 October 1981 (C/GP 9/106-140), 3 May 1990 (C/GP 9/141-201) and on an unknown date.

Copies C/GP9/1-5, 6 (part only), 82, 93 are on microform.
RelatedMaterial See C/SS 10 for records of Gostgate House, Gayton as old peoples Home. For records of this body (including administration of Gayton and King's Lynn Public Assistance Institutions and boarding-out of children), see C/GC 8. Minute books of joint finance committee (R.D.C. and Union), 1907-1925, and special committees of R.D.C. and Union, 1913-1927, are in the custody of West Norfolk District Council.