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The Union workhouse is at Lingwood, & was built in 1836, at the cost of 5810. It has room for 250 paupers. Mr William Henry Codling, of Blofield, in Union Clerk & Supt. Registrar; & Mr Roger Harrison is master of the Workhouse. The Surgeons & District Registrars are Mr Peter Eade, of Blofield, & Mr William Henry Cufaude, of Acle.

Source: White Directory 1845 - p 502
Submitted by Betty Longbottom


The Workhouse became Homelea, a Children's Home.

Records include Minutes of various years, and committee minutes.

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