High Street, Witham, c.1960Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Witham >> Parish paupers in 1858
This is a list of parish paupers given relief during the half-year ending 29th September 1858.
The images of the document are on the Essex Record Office's website and consists of three pages. Click here to start with Page One of orginal document.
Under the Poor Law of 1834, Witham became part of the Witham Union, later the Braintree Union. See our article on researching your workhouse and pauper ancestors.
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Witham - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Witham - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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