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”