Bromyard Workhouse and Poor Law Union
The Board of Guardians meet alternate Thursdays at the Court House at 11am. The population of the Union in 1891 was 10,562, area 63,247 acres and rateable value £70,354.
The Union comprises the following places;
Acton Beauchamp, Avenbury, Bredenbury, Brockhampton, Bromyard, Collington, Cradley, Edvin Loach, Edvin Ralph, Evesbatch, Felton, Bishop Frome, Grendon Bishop, Hampton Charles, Linton, Little Cowarne, Moreton Jefferies, Much Cowarne, Norton, Ocle Pytchard, Pencombe with Grendon Warren, Saltmarshe, Stanford Bishop, Stoke Lacy, Tedstone Delamere, Tedstone Wafer, Thornbury, Ullingswick, Upper Sapey, Wacton, Whitbourne, Winslow and Wolferlow.
|Union Officers 1900|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||Rev. David Nicholl|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee||Edward Lashford|
|Collector to the Guardians and Receiving Officer||No. 1 District - William Burrow Wilkes|
|Collector to the Guardians and Receiving Officer||No. 2 District - W. H. Yates|
|Superintendent Registrar||Joseph Burrow Weeks|
|Treasurer||Edward J. Smith|
The Workhouse at Linton, a building of stone to hold 173 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1900|
|Chaplain||Rev. E. H. Archer Shepherd|
|Medical Officer||John William Hinings M.R.C.S.Eng.|
|Workhouse Master||Richard Byard|
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