Kent Poorhouses & Workhouses

Blean Union

WORKHOUSE: Situated in the parish of Herne.

Parishes:

Blean Union List of Parishes

  • Archbishop’s Palace (Canterbury)
  • Blean
  • Chislet
  • Christchurch (Canterbury)
  • Hackington
  • Herne
  • Hoath
  • Reculver
  • St. Dunstan (Canterbury)
  • St. Gregory (Canterbury)
  • Seasalter
  • Staplegate (Canterbury)
  • Sturry
  • Swalecliff
  • Westbere
  • Whitstable

Blean Records of Union Workhouses & Parish Poorhouses in KentRecords: Held at the Kent History and Library Centre, Maidstone (Union) and Canterbury Cathedral Archives (parish)

Records included in this Index

Union

  • Admission and Discharge – 1836 to 1841
  • Apprenticeship Indenture Agreements – 1838 to 1906
  • Boarding Out Committee – 1924 to 1930
  • Bonds and insurance policies (staff) – 1891 to 1924
  • Casual Paupers Refused or Discharged – 1883
  • Correspondence In Letters – 1836 to 1841
  • Correspondence Out Letters – 1836 to 1841
  • Emigration of children documents – 1843 to 1911
  • Financial Ledgers – 1835 to 1841
  • Index to In Letters – 1839 to 1855
  • Index to Poor Law Board In Letters 1856 to 1921
  • List of Guardians and Paid Officers – 1840 to 1884 (1844 & 1849 missing)
  • Master’s Weekly Return of Pauper’s in the Workhouse – 1837 to 1838
  • Minutes of the Board of Guardians – 1835 to 1841
  • Pauper’s Complaint Book – 1866
  • Quarterly Abstracts of Paupers Relieved – 1835 to 1848
  • Register of Apprentices – 1852 to 1900
  • Register of Births – 1836 to 1841
  • Register of Orders in Bastardy – 1844 to 1896
  • Register of Visits to Boys & Girls sent out as Apprentices or Servants– 1881 to 1883 & 1910 to 1915
  • Register of Young Persons – 1851 to 1906
  • Relief Sub Committee – 1910 to 1918
  • Relieving Officer’s Register of Young Persons – 1851
  • Salaries Ledger – 1912 to 1921
  • Scattered Home Admission and Discharge Register for Boys – 1910 to 1914
  • Statement of salaries paid to teachers at Union School – 1889 to 1911
  • Tenders for Food Stuff – 1839
  • Testimonials Book – 1891 to 1916

Parish

  • Blean – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Chislet – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Hackington – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Herne – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Hoath – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • St. Dunstan – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Seasalter – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Sturry – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Westbere – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848
  • Whitstable – Register of Burials (where abode is the Workhouse) 1835 to 1848

 

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