Weymouth Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Board Day, alternate Tuesdays, at the Poor Law Institution, at 2.30pm.
The Union comprises the following Parishes:
The population in 1911 was 47,733; area 33,223 acres; rateable value, Lady Day, 1915, £222,270.
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, Harold A.G. Stevens, Bank Chambers, St Thomas Street, Weymouth.
The Poor Law Institution, Rodwell, is a building of stone, erected to hold 360 inmates;
Rev. Robert Crowther M.A., Chaplain.
Samuel Perkins, Master.
Mrs S. Perkins, Matron.
Source: Kelly's Directory 1915
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