Saffron Walden Poor Law Union and Workhouse
A Union of 24 parishes
containing 18,000 people. The Union workhouse at Sewersend, for 300 inmates, was
built in 1837, at a cost of £7500. Joseph Richards, master;
Mrs Mary Richards, matron.
Source: Post Office Directory - p 114
Submitted by Betty Longbottom
Page updated March 12, 2008 by Rossbret