N.B. These records are at the North East Lincolnshire Archives.

The following parishes were in Caistor Union until 1890 when they became the Great Grimsby Poor Law Union:

Ashby cum Fenby, Aylesby, Barnoldby le Beck, Beelsby, Bradley, Brigsley, Clee, Cleethorpes, East Ravendale, Great Coates, Great Grimsby, Habrough, Hatcliffe, Hawersby with Beesby, Healing, Humberston, Immingham, Irby, Laceby, Little Coates, Scartho, Stallingborough, Waltham, Weelsby, West Ravendale and Wold Newton.

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

N.B. Many of these records are closed for 75 years

  • Minutes of the Board of Guardian 1890-1930
  • School Attendance Committee minutes 1890-97
  • Finance Committee minutes 1907-20
  • House Committee minutes 1907-19
  • Boarding-out Committee minutes 1905-18
  • Out-relief Committee minutes 1915-19
  • Registers of birth at the Scartho Road Hospital 1895-1953
  • Creed Registers 1910-51
  • Vaccination register 1927-1951
  • Register of mechanical restraint 1908-50
  • Visiting Committee 1949-54
  • Master’s report books 1919-29
  • Salaries Registers 1913-48
  • Wage books 1912-15, 1921-42
  • Brighowgate Children’s Home Registers Adm/Disch 1920-1959 (closed to the public)
  • Registers of inmates c1938-1951