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1847: A new role for the old Union Workhouse

Updated: Dec 7, 2023

Brighton Gazette - Thursday 01 April 1847


The old Union House has been converted into a County Court for Sussex, for the recovery of small debts.

The original 18th century Cuckfield Workhouse with accommodation for sixty

The court was opened on Tuesday by Mr Furner, the Judge, and Mr Blaker, Clerk to the court. The room chosen is the late board room, and directions have been given for fitting it up.

We believe the court will sit once a mouth.


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