Falkirk Parochial Board records
Falkirk Parochial Board
Minutes, accounts, correspondence and reports of Inspector of Poor, plans of Falkirk Poorhouse, records of Landward Committee, list of inmates of poorhouse (incomplete), papers on poor relief of individuals from other parishes, regulations and assessment notices.
Falkirk Poor House was opened in 1850 and accommodated poor from Falkirk and surrounding parishes. The building was replaced by Blinkbonny House in 1905, which subsequently became Windsor Hospital and was demolished in 1991. The original poor house became Woodside Home in 1905 and later was used as the County Trades School before it was demolished in the 1980s.
You can see catalogues of the items in this collection on our website. http://www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/heritage/archives/finding-aids/docs/Parochial_boards.pdf