Dore Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Erected in the Parish of Abbeydore in 1839 by the architect John Plowman, who was also the architect for Hereford Union Workhouse.
The Union comprised the parishes of Abbeydore, Bacton, Craswall, Dulas, Ewyas Harold, Kenderchurch, Kentchurch, Kilpeck, Kingstone, Llancillo, Llanveynoe, Longtown, Madley, Michaelchurch Escley, Newton, Orcop, Peterchurch, Rowlstone, St Devereux, St Margaret's, Thruxton, Treville, Turnastone, Tyberton, Vowchurch, Walterstone and Wormbridge.
The Board of Guardians met alternate Mondays at the Workhouse for their meetings. The Workhouse was a building of stone capable of holding 110 inmates.
|Union Officers 1909|
|Chairman to the Board of Guardians||C. B. Lee Warner|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee||Richard Moore|
|Workhouse Chaplain||Rev. Charles Thomas Brothers, Rector of Bacton|
|Workhouse Master||Charles W. Wall|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs M. Wall|
|Medical Officer||Lesley Lachlan Thain|
|Superintendent Registrar||Stephen A. Herbert|
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