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Wincanton Poor Law Union and Workhouse

Wincanton Union Workhouse was erected 1836-1838 from designs by George Wilkinson, architect and was based on the Square Plan.

The Workhouse buildings have now been demolished.

Workhouse Master John Barnes 1881 census
Workhouse Matron Margaret Barnes 1881 census


Somerset Record Office
Obridge Road, 
TA2 4BU 
Telephone: +44 (0)1 823 278 805 

Page updated March 12, 2008

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