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Westbourne Poor Law Union, Sussex

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History[edit | edit source]

The union of West Bourne comprises 12 parishes, and contains a population of 6668. From A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 314-317. 

For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's website: www.workhouses.org.uk and Westbourne workhouse

Parishes in the Union[edit | edit source]

Bosham, Sussex Chidham, Sussex Compton, Sussex East Marden, Sussex Funtington, Sussex North Marden, Sussex Racton with Lordington, Sussex Sennicotts, Sussex Southbourne, Sussex Stoughton, Sussex Up Marden, Sussex West Dean, Sussex West Thorney, Sussex Westbourne, Sussex