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Lewes Union


The East Sussex Record Office
The Maltings
Castle Precinct
East Sussex
Tel: (01273) 482349

Lewes Records 
(Lewes and from 1898 also Barcombe, Chailey, East Chiltington, Ditchling, Hamsey, Newick, Plumpton, Ringmer, Streat, Westmeston, Wivelsfield): 
minutes, 1835-1930; 
general ledgers, 1835-1921; 
officers' securities, 1891-1923; 
contracts with Medical Officers and for vaccination, 1892-1918; 
boarding-out agreements for children, sick poor, defectives and vagrants, 1890-1926; 
insurance policies, 1868-1902; 
contracts for valuation, 1877-1899; 
valuation under the Duties on Land Values, 1915; 
lease and agreement for tenancy of Pouchlands, 1902-1920; lease of Cliffe workhouse, 1869; 
mortgages with private persons and bodies, 1867-1902; mortgages with the Public Loans Board, 1901-1914; 
rating papers, 1928-1929; 
correspondence with the Local Government Board and Ministry of Health, 1897-1923;
inventory of the buildings at Chailey, 1937; 
admission and discharge registers, 1917-1944; 
register of births, 1914-1930; 
register of deaths, 1914-1944; 
indoor relief list, 1942-1946; 
registers of inmates, 1930-1942; 
creed registers, 1922-1942; 
Master's day book, 1936-1938; 
Master's receipt and payment book, 1924-1930; 
wages account book, 1930-1931; 
wood account books, 1923-1936; 
clothing materials receipt and conversion account book, 1930-1937; 
summary of clothing account, 1905-1935; 
domestic renewals account books, 1933-1937; 
tobacco and snuff account book, 1927-1944; 
Medical Officer's record of monthly visits, 1931-1933; Avenue house Children's Home statistical admission and discharge registers, 1921-1943; 
Children's Home Superintendent's report book, 1932- 1934

Source: Submitted by East Sussex Record Office

Page updated March 12, 2008

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