EPPING Workhouse and Poor Law Union
Epping is the
centre of a parochial union, comprising 18 parishes, containing 49,000
acres, & a population of 15,000. The Board of Guardians of the union meet on
Friday at Union House, Mr John Williams, clerk to the Board.
The union house has been built about 7 years, & forms a commanding feature from the surrounding district; it is built in the Elizabethan style of architecture, & is capable of accommodating 232.
Charles Merryman is surgeon;
Edmund Champness, master;
Mrs Alice Jeffery, matron;
Henry Salmons, schoolmaster;
Harriet Salmons, schoolmistress.
Post Office 1846 - p 65
Submitted by Betty Longbottom
Inmates Records Essex
Record Office Link to an Extract from an account of a
dinner for poor children, at Epping Copyright © Rossbret 1999-2005. All rights reserved.
Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867
With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of insane, idiotic, and
Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in
Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.
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