The Board of Guardians meet every alternate Thursday, at the Board Room, at
11am. The population of the Union in 1891 was 15,708, and the rateable value in
The Union comprises the following places;
Aston Ingham, Ballingham, Brampton Abbotts, Bridstow, Brookhampton, Foy, Goodrich, Harewood, Hentland, Hope Mansell, How Caple, Kings Caple, Linton, Llandinabo, Llangarren, Llanwarne, Lea, Marstow, Pencoyd, Peterstow, Ross, Ruardean, St Weonards, Sellack, Sollershope, Tretire-with-Michaelchurch, Upton Bishop, Walford, Weston-under-Penyard and Yatton.
|Union Officers 1900|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||Manley Kingsmill Manley Power esq.|
|Clerk to the Guardians & Assessment Committee||George Frederick Minett|
|Relieving Officer - Ross District||Edward William Gent|
|Relieving Officer - Sollershope District||James Turner|
|Superintendent Registrar||George Frederick Minett|
The Workhouse, erected to hold 200 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1900|
|Chaplain||Rev. Edward Henry Winnington-Ingram|
|Medical Officer||William E. Price|
|Workhouse Master||Edwin Morgan|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs Caroline Morgan|
RUARDEAN (Ross Union) parishioners who received "out door relief April to September 1866. (Payments made at Drybrook Fridays 1pm.)
Relieving Officer - Mr G Morgan, Archenfield near Ross.
Relieving Officer for Vagrants - Mr F Davis of Ross.
Vaccinator - Dr Jones of Ross
Medical Officer - Dr Jones of Ross.
The following all residentrs of RUARDEAN, with ages stated.
Mary WILCE, 67
Thomas BENNETT, wife 3 children,43
Margaret COOKE. 83
William PORTER, wife. 76
John JONES, 83
Cornelius BRAIN, 80
Sophia THOMPSON, 71
Hannah MEEK, 66
Mary WILKS, 72, "Dead"
Richard KNIGHT, wife, 71
Edward WATKINS, wife, 78
Sarah GRIFFITHS, 77, "Dead"
Elizabeth EDDE, 1, "Dead"
Mary Ann WHEELER, and son, 37
Mary COOK and children, 50 "Stopped"
Sarah NELMS, 85
Hmphrey LUGG, wife 74
William MORGAN, wife 71
Sophia ROBERTS, 84
Elizabeth JENKINS, 3 children, 37
Sysan WELSH, 78
Job BROWNING, wife, 67
Elizabeth TRIGG, 59
Harriet GREEN, 54
Samuel TOMPKINS, wife, 4 children, 40 "stopped"
Thomas PHELPS, 85
John RUSSELL, 54 "stopped"
Thomas WHEELER, 17, "Dead"
Julia GRIFFITHS 1 (sic), "Dead"
Timothy ROBERTS, wife, 5 children, 44
Enmna WILMOLRE, 21 "stopped"
Martha COLE, 87
Mary CUTTER, 70
Henry HODGES, 10
Source: Submitted by Maggie Verry
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