The Board of Guardians meet alternate Mondays at the Union Workhouse at 11am.
The population of the Union in 1901 was 19,620, area 86,183 acres, and rateable value in 1901 £112,883.
The Cirencester Union comprises the
Down Ampney, Ampney Crucis, Ampney St Mary, Ampney St Peter, Bagendon, Barnsley, Baunton, Brimpsfield, North Cerney, South Cerney, Cirencester, Coates, Colesbourne, Daglingworth, Driffield, Duntisbourne Abbots, Duntisbourne Rouse, Edgeworth, Elkstone, Fairford, Harnhill, Hatherop, Kempsford, Meysey Hampton, Poulton, Preston, Quenington, Rendcombe, Rodmarton, Sapperton, Siddington, Stratton, Syde, Winstone
|Union Officers 1902|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||R. A. Iles|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee. Also Superintendent Registrar.||Henry Lawrence Cooke|
|Relieving Officer - Centre District||Samuel James Pantoll|
|Relieving Officer - Eastern District||John Wade|
|Relieving Officer - West District||William Fred Parsons|
The workhouse, a building of stone, was erected in 1836, for 330 inmates.
|Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867 With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.|
|Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.|
Staff at the workhouse in 1902;
Rev. John Stewart Sinclair, Chaplain
Charles Mackinnon, Medical Officer
Robert Chappell Freeman, Master
Miss Florence Freeman, Matron
Miss Lucy Dyball, Industrial Trainer
The Cottage Hospital
Sheep Street, was established in 1875, and contains 9 beds. The average
number of in patients is about 100.
Cirencester cemetery is located at Chesterton Lane.
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