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|
|William Stirling Anderson||Medical Officer|
|Mrs Emma Frances Whitehead||Matron|
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