West Ham Poor Law Union, Essex Genealogy

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Constituent Parishes

East Ham, Essex Genealogy
Leyton, Essex Genealogy
Leytonstone, Essex Genealogy
Little Ilford, Essex
Plaistow St Mary, Essex Genealogy
Stratford St John, Essex Genealogy
Walthamstow, Essex Genealogy [St Mary]
Walthamstow St James, Essex Genealogy
Walthamstow St John, Essex Genealogy
Walthamstow St Peter, Essex Genealogy
Wanstead, Essex Genealogy
West Ham, Essex Genealogy
Woodford, Essex Genealogy
Woodford Bridge, Essex Genealogy

Records[edit | edit source]

 Newham Archives and Local Studies Library, Stratford Library, 3 The Grove, London E15 1EL. Holdings include: Guardians' Minutes (1836-42, 1844-61, 1873-5, 1884-1930).
 Waltham Forest Archives, Vestry House Museum, Vestry Road, Walthamstow, London E17 9NH. Holdings include: Central Home admissions (1906-59, women and children only); Printed Guardians' Minutes (1906-8, 1912-13, 1922-26, 1929-30) see also T/P 617/5 baptismal registers of Leytonstone Holy Trinity Includes some dates of birth; baptisms at West Ham Union and available at Essex Record Office

Websites[edit | edit source]

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's website: www.workhouses.org.uk and http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?WestHam/WestHam.shtml Workhouses site