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[Up to 1834] [After 1834] [Staff] [Inmates] [Records] [Bibliography] [Links] A parliamentary report of 1777 listed parish workhouses in operation at West Dean (with accommodation for up to 18 inmates), Eastbourne (50), and Wilmington (8).
[Up to 1834] [After 1834] [Staff] [Inmates] [Records] [Bibliography] [Links] A parliamentary report of 1777 recorded parish workhouses in operation at Brigstock (for up to 30 inmates), Denford (12), Raunds (36), and Thrapston (16).
County of Huntingdon: Brington, Bythorn, Covington, Keyston, Molesworth, Old Weston.
The population falling within the union at the 1831 census had been 11,099 with parishes ranging in size from Clapton (population 90) to Raunds (1,370) and Thrapston itself (1,014).
The average annual poor-rate expenditure for the period 1831-34 had been £11,964 or £1.10s.7d. The new Eastbourne Board of Guardians retained the existing workhouse for use by the Union and in 1859 finally purchased the site.
The main building stood at the west with various outbuildings, including converted stables, situated around the rectangular site.