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Biggleswade Poor Law Union

This Union comprised the following parishes: Arlesey; Astwick; Biggleswade; Blunham; Campton; Chicksands; Clifton; Dunton; Edworth; Everton; Eyeworth; Cockayne Hatley; Henlow; Langford; Meppershall; Mogerhanger; Northill; Potton; Sandy; Shefford; Shefford Hardwick; Southill; Upper Stondon; Stotfold; Sutton; Tempsford; Old Warden; Wrestlingworth

AGREEMENTS (PUBWA) 1910-1928: tenancy agreement in Gallows Ditch Field 1910 and electricity wayleave through workhouse 1928 

CORRESPONDENCE (PUBWC) 1842-1930: out letters only 

ESTATES (PUBWE) 1835-1993 : deeds to 1.5 acres of land in Holm (part of Gallows Field) 

FINANCIAL RECORDS (PUBWF) 1881-1930 : including the following series: 
PUBWF1: Treasurer's Book (1904-1909): names of payers and payees 
PUBWF2: Treasurer's Account (1914-1917): receipts and payments 
PUBWF4: Financial Statement (Statutory) (1895-1900): receipts and payments 
PUBWF5: Financial Statement (Guardians) (1881-1930 with gaps) 
PUBWF6: Register of Securities (1893-1928): loans for workhouse alterations etc.  
PUBWF7: Relieving officers' Receipts and Expenditure (1899-1918 with gaps): distributions in money and kind 
PUBWF8: Officers' Superannuation (1898-1930): with names of receiving officers 

LEDGERS (PUBWL) 1837-1930 : including general ledgers, Non-Settled Poor Ledger (1873-1887) and Parochial Ledgers (1853-1857 and 1911-1923) 

MINUTES (PUBWM) 1837-1930 (with gaps) 

COMMITTEE RECORDS (PUBWMC) 1862-1930 : including the following series: 
PUBWMC1: Boarding Out Committee (1911-1930): children boarded out 
PUBWMC2-7: Finance Committee (1888-1930) 
PUBWMC8: House Committee (1914-1915): report book on workhouse 
PUBWMC9: School Attendance Committee (1877-1903): for all non Board controlled schools 
PUBWMC10: Ladies Visiting Committee (1893-1920): report book on workhouse visits 
PUBWMC11-13: Assessment Committee (Rating & Valuation) (1862-1927): minute books 

RELIEF (PUBWR) 1894-1930 : including the following series: 
PUBWR2: Outdoor Relief Lists (1902-1917): with names of those receiving relief in their home parishes 
PUBWR3: Relief Order Books (1894-1930): including names of applicants 
PUBWR4: Application & Report Books (1898-1917): names and circumstances of all applicants 

VARIA (PUBWV) 1867-1930 : including the following series: 
PUBWV1: Admission and Discharge Registers (1912-1930): names etc. of workhouse inmates and Hillcote Children's Home (1922-1930) and Homeside Boy's Home (1929-1930) 
PUBWV4: Weekly and Other Returns - Form A etc. (1867-1930 with gaps): statistical returns of recipients of indoor and outdoor relief 
PUBWV5: Form B Weekly Returns (1910-1912, 1918-1921) 
PUBWV8: Register of Persons Chargeable (1916-1930): non-resident poor, inmates of institutions, lunatics in asylums and children under Guardian's control 
PUBWV9: Register on Non-Settled and Non-Resident Poor (1909-1915): including names 
PUBWV10: Pauper Classification Book (1900-1901): statistical tables of types of pauper 
PUBWV11: Register of Boarded-Out Children (1928-1930): names and circumstances noted 
PUBWV12: Payments to Foster Parents (1928-1930): weekly payments book 
PUBWV13: Staff Appointments Register (c.1887-1915) including names etc.