Caxton Poor Law Union Workhouse
The Board of Guardians meet every
alternate Friday at 11am at the
Workhouse. The population of the Union
in 1901 was 8,397, area 49,805 acres and
rateable value at Lady Day 1908,
The Union comprises the parishes of Arrington, Bourn, Caldecote, Caxton, Croxton, Croydon, East Hatley, Elsworth, Eltisley, Eversden, Gamlingay, Great Gransden, Hardwick, Hatley St George, Kingston, Knapwell, Little Gransdon, Longstowe, Orwell, Papworth St Agnes, Papworth St Everard, Tadlow, Toft, Wimpole and Yelling.
|Union Officers 1908|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||Maj. Charles Wentworth Stanley.|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee||Surtees George Wilkinson|
|Treasurer||W. G. Hobbs|
|Relieving and Vaccination Officer for the Union||William Howlett Ingle|
|Superintendent Registrar||Surtees George Wilkinson|
The Workhouse, a substantial edifice of brick, built in 1836, is calculated to hold 206.
|Workhouse Staff 1908|
|Workhouse Master||G. B. Lundy|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs Lundy|
|Chaplain||Rev. William Ellison|
|Medical Officer||Henry Francis La Touche White|
Picture shows Public House on the left, Prison in the centre and Workhouse on the right.
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