The following parishes and places formed the Spalding Poor Law Union:

Cowbit, Deeping Fen, Donington, Gosberton, Moulton, Pinchbeck, Quadring, Spalding, Surfleet and Weston.

Records held at Lincolnshire Archives (this list includes most of the records held):

N.B. Many of these records are closed for 100 years

  • Board and Officers Service register 1886-1911
  • Staff superannuation register 1886-1903
  • Minutes of the Board of Guardians 1835-1930

Accounts

  • General Ledger 1836-1924, 1926-31
  • Treasurer’s Accounts 1918-30
  • Parochial Ledger 1849-67, 1890-99, 1906-19
  • Non-resident and non-settled poor ledger 1845-48, 1898-1916
  • Out-door Relief order books 1911-13, 1916-19
  • Letter books 1871-88, 1892-1921, 1926-28
  • Admission and Discharge registers 1913-16, 1924-28
  • Indoor relief list 1928-29
  • Register of Lunatics 1914-48
  • Register of mechanical restraint 1899-1943
  • Creed registers 1914-1936
  • Inmates’ complaint and application book 1914-1938
  • Punishment book 1862-1929
  • Relieving officers Application and report book 1926-1927
  • Out-relief lists (Gosberton District) 1912-17, 1919-22, 1924-28
  • Out-relief lists (Spalding District) 1914-16, 1919-1930
  • Relief book 1928-1930