Parishes comprising Braintree Union
|Bocking||Bradwell||Braintree||Great Coggeshall||Little Coggeshall|
|Hatfield Peverel||Kelvedon||Markshall||Black Notley||White Notley|
- Post Office 1846 - p 29
Braintree is the head of a
union of 16 parishes, with a population of 16,000. The workhouse is in Rayne Rd.
Nathan Poole is master; & Mrs Elizabeth Poole, matron;
John Bragg is schoolmaster;
Miss Eliza Gardner, schoolmistress.
Source: Submitted by Betty Longbottom
|Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867 With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.|
|Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.|
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