Thornbury Workhouse and Poor Law Union
The Board of Guardians meet alternate Fridays at the Union
Workhouse, Gloucester Road at 11am. The population of the Union in 1901 was
16,496, area 56,300 acres, and rateable value in 1901 £148,671.
The Union comprises the following parishes;
Alkington, Almondsbury, Alveston, Aust, Berkeley, Breadstone, Charfield, Cromhall Abbotts, Elberton, Falfield, Ham & Stone, Hamfallow, Hill, Hinton, Littleton-upon-Severn, Northwick with Redwick, Oldbury-on-Severn, Olveston, Rangeworthy, Rockhampton, Thornbury, Tortworth and Tytherington.
|Union Officers 1902|
|Chairman of the Guardians||J. J. Harle esq.|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee.
|Henry Privett Thurston|
|Relieving and Vaccination Oficer - No. 1 District||William Young Sainsbury|
|Relieving and Vaccination Oficer - No. 2 District||Henry Codrington|
|Collectors to the Guardians||William Young Sainsbury & Henry Codrington|
The Workhouse, Gloucester Road, a building of stone, built in 1840 and a new Infirmary recently added, to hold 300 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1902|
|Workhouse Master||John Ford|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs A. Ford|
|Medical Officer||Edward Mills Grace|
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