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Garstang Poor Law Union and Workhouse

The Board of Guardians meet monthly on Thursdays at the Town Hall at 1pm. The area of the Union is 60,151, Rateable Value in 1897 123,502 and population in 1891 12,151. 
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, and Superintendent Registrar, John Noble
Collector to the Guardians and Relieving Officer for the Union, Thomas Barton

The Workhouse, Bonds, erected in 1876 to hold 67 inmates.
Rev. George Boyes Stones, Chaplain
James Harrison, Medical Officer
James Thompson, Master
Mrs Jane Thompson, Matron

Source: Kelly's Directory 1898


Lancashire Record Office
Bow Lane
Tel: 01772 54868 


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