Wimborne and Cranborne Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Board Day, every alternate Friday, at the Poor Law Institution, at 122 noon.
The Union comprises the following Parishes:
The area is 81,533 acres; rateable value £99,673; the population in 1911 was 18,675.
Chairman of the Board of Guardians, Henry John Mills, The Knoll, Corfe Mullen, Wimborne.
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, Montagu Luff M.A. Church Street, Wimborne.
The Poor Law Institution, East Borough, is a structure of brick, built about 1780, to hold 186 inmates;
Rev. Taku John Constable Parry-Evans A.K.C.L., Chaplain.
Alfred Henry Wareham, Master.
Mrs Alice Mary Wareham, Matron.
Miss Florence Elizabeth Bonning, Caretaker of Children.
Source: Kelly's Directory 1915
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