Bridge Home, Historic Building Assessment, 2003

        BRIDGE HOSPITAL, WITHAM, ESSEX Historic Building Assessment   (copy of a report provided to Janet Gyford by Robert Kinchin Smith)   Prepared by: RPS Planning Transport & Environment, Oxford August 2003 RPS Planning Transport & Environment Mallams Court 8D Milton Park Abingdon Oxon OX14 4RP   Tel       01235 821888 Fax      01235 820351 … Continue reading “Bridge Home, Historic Building Assessment, 2003”

The Union Workhouse, later The Bridge Home

  SUMMARY OF THE HISTORY by Janet Gyford, updated August 2003 See also  “Bridge Home architects’ report 2003, (without assessment)” et al.  THE WITHAM UNION WORKHOUSE, c.1838-80  Built under the ‘Poor Law Amendment Act’ of 1834, which required the amalgamation of parishes into Unions for the purposes of poor relief, and that the Unions should … Continue reading “The Union Workhouse, later The Bridge Home”