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Chapel-en-le-Frith Union

The Board of Guardians meet fortnightly on a Monday.
The places in the Union are:
Aston, Bamford, Brough & Shatton, Burbage, Buxton, Castleton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Chinley, Bugsworth & Brownside, Derwent, Edale, Fairfield, Fernilee, Hartington, Upper Quarter, Hope, Hope Woodlands, Kingsterndale, Peak Forest, Thornhill and Wormhill.

The population in 1891 was 23,656, area 83,093 acres and the rateable value in 1895 175,067

Clerk to the Board of Guardians and Assessment Committee (1895) John Burton Boycott, Chapel-en-le-Frith, also Superintendent Registrar.
Relieving Officer for the whole Union, James Whitehead.

The workhouse erected in 1840, is a stone building, at the west end of the Town and will hold 100 inmates.

Staff at the Workhouse 1895
James Whitehead Master
William Stirling Anderson Medical Officer
Mrs Emma Frances Whitehead Matron


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