The poor law unions classified as being within the County of Huntingdon include Huntingdon, St Neots and St Ives.
of Huntingdonshire 1830
Poor House – Henry BALL, Manager
Source: Submitted by Helen Verrall
Summary of Results.
Pauper inmates of Workhouse establishments in the Registration County number 330 persons of all ages, 191 Males and 139 Females. These represent approximately 0.7% of the general
At advanced ages the proportion is far higher; at 55 years and upwards the % is 2.8% and at 65 years and upwards is 4.7%.
The Blind, Deaf and Dumb
The number of persons returned as Blind is 47.
Deaf and Dumb persons number 29.
The mentally deranged number 69 of who 67 were returned as Imbecile or Feeble-minded and 2 as Lunatics. Of these 6 were inmates of Workhouses and the remaining 63 (2 of whom were the Lunatics) were resident with relatives or in unlicensed houses.
Source: Statistics submitted by Alan Longbottom
From Census Statistical Volume 1901
County of Huntingdon in PP 1903 Vol LXXXV Cd 1,438
Twenty Second Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy
p 255 J - Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867
With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of
insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.
Source: From PP 1867/68 Vol XXXI pp 1-301
Twenty Second Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor
Submitted by Alan Longbottom
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