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Ledbury Union

The Board of Guardians meet every alternate Tuesday at the workhouse, at 11am. The population of the Union in 1891 was 12,613, area 50,767 acres and rateable value in 1899 93,563.

Ledbury Union contains 24 parishes;
Ashperton, Aylton, Bosbury, Canon Frome, Castle Frome, Coddington, Colwall, Donnington, Eastnor, Eggleton, Ledbury Urban, Ledbury Rural, Little Marcle, Much Marcle, Mathon, Munsley, Pixley, Putley, Stretton Grandison, Tarrington, Wellington Heath, Woolhope, Yarkhill & Mathon and West Malvern.

Union Officers 1900
Chairman of the Board of Guardians C. A. Hewitt
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee Richard Holmes
Relieving Officer - No. 1 District Albert G. Smith
Relieving Officer - No. 2 District John F. Vale
Treasurer John Robert Butler
Superintendent Registrar Richard Holmes

The workhouse, a structure of brick, will hold 170 inmates.

Workhouse Staff 1900
Chaplain Rev. F. S. Stooke-Vaughan
Medical Officer Miles Astman Wood F.R.C.S.Eng.
Workhouse Master Hy. Morgan
Workhouse Matron Mrs Fanny Morgan
Schoolmistress Elizabeth Morgan


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