The Poor Law Unions of Hertfordshire
The Royston Poor Law Union comprises the parishes of Ashwell, Barkway, Barley, Hinxworth, Kelshall, Nuthampstead (part of Barkway), Reed, Royston and Therfield. In Cambridgshire it includes Abington-in-the-Clay (or Abington Pigotts), Barington, Bassingbourn, Foulmire, Foxton, Guilden Morden, Kneesworth, Litlington, Melbourn, Meldreth, Royston Shepreth, Shingay, Steeple Morden, Thriplow, Wendy and Whaddon. In Essex it includes Great Chishall, Little Chishall and Heydon.
Page updated December 2007