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Thirsk Poor Law Union was formed 21st February 1837. In 1838/9 the new Union workhouse to replace the Thirsk Town Workhouse was built to house up to 120 people. The building opened in 1939 after large protests in the town about the new Poor Law.  
 
Thirsk Poor Law Union was formed 21st February 1837. In 1838/9 the new Union workhouse to replace the Thirsk Town Workhouse was built to house up to 120 people. The building opened in 1939 after large protests in the town about the new Poor Law.  
  
See also http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Thirsk/Thirsk.shtml  
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For more information on the history of the workhouse, see Peter Higginbotham's web site:
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[http://www.workhouses.org.uk www.workhouses.org.uk] and 
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[http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Thirsk/Thirsk.shtml http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?Thirsk/Thirsk.shtml]
  
 
== Parishes in the Union  ==
 
== Parishes in the Union  ==
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[[Bagby, Yorkshire]] [[Birdforth, Yorkshire]] [[Carlton Miniott, Yorkshire]] [[Cowsby, Yorkshire|Cowesby, Yorkshire]] [[Felixkirk, Yorkshire|Felixkirk, Yorkshire]] [[Kilburn, Yorkshire]] [[South Kilvington, Yorkshire]] [[Kirby Knowle, Yorkshire]] [[Kirby Wiske, Yorkshire]] [[Pickhill, Yorkshire|Pickhill, Yorkshire]] [[Sand Hutton, Yorkshire]] [[Sessay, Yorkshire]] [[Skipton on Swale, Yorkshire]] [[South Otterington, Yorkshire]] [[Sowerby (near Thirsk), Yorkshire]] [[Thirkleby, Yorkshire]] [[Thirsk, Yorkshire]] [[Thornton le Street, Yorkshire]] [[Topcliffe, Yorkshire]]
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[[Category:Yorkshire Poor Law Unions]]

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