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Bradfield Poor Law Union and Workhouse

The Workhouse situated about three quarters of a mile from the village and three miles from Theale Station - G.W.R. was erected in 1835 from designs by Sampson Kempthorne, architect, and could accommodate 214 paupers.

Union Officers 1920
Chairman of the Board of Guardians Rev. Alfred J. P. Shepherd
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee W. Jones
Treasurer F. C. Webster
Workhouse Master John Clamp
Workhouse Matron Mrs Clamp
Chaplain Rev. Thomas Walter Gilbert
Medical Officer Francis Arthur Broddrib
Superintendent Registrar W. Jones

The Board of Guardians met Tuesdays at 11am at the Workhouse, to discuss Union matters.

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