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|
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