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The Historic Environment Record contains entries for twelve workhouses, located throughout Herefordshire. Most were set up in 1836 as a result of the Poor Law Amendment Act, but a few are of earlier date. Workhouses were usually located in cities and large market towns, but a few in Herefordshire were established in villages. This section provides information on each of the Herefordshire workhouses. To read the information on a particular workhouse, click on the relevant name in the list on the left.
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