Wandsworth Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Wandsworth and Clapham Union was officially declared 10th March 1836, and consisted of the parishes Battersea, Clapham, Putney, Streatham, Tooting and Wandsworth
The Parish Workhouse on East Hill was taken over for use by the Board of Guardians.
Union workhouse is at East Hill.
Charles John King, master;
Mrs Emma King, matron.
Source: Wandsworth - Post Office Directory 1846
Submitted by Betty Longbottom
new Union Workhouse was erected on St John's Hill, Wandsworth 1838-1840 from
designs by George Ledwell Taylor, architect.
|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.|
Link to Wandsworth Poor Law Records
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