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Hailsham Poor Law Union, Sussex

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History[edit | edit source]

Hailsham Poor Law Union was formed on 10 April 1835 and built during 1835-1836 a Union Workhouse at Upper Horsebridge.

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

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Arlington, Sussex Chiddingly, Sussex Hailsham, Sussex Heathfield, Sussex Hellingly, Sussex Herstmonceux, Sussex Hooe, Sussex Laughton, Sussex Ninfield, Sussex Upper Dicker Common, Sussex Warbleton, Sussex Wartling, Sussex