Haltwhistle Union Workhouse
Board day, Thursday, fortnightly, at the Board room, Workhouse at 1pm. The
population of the Union in 1891 was 7,746, area 96,333 acres and rateable value
in 1893 £70,722.
The following places are in Haltwhistle Union, Bellister, Blenkinsopp, Coanwood, Featherstone, Haltwhistle, Hartley Burn, Henshaw, Kirkhaugh, Knaresdale, Lambley, Melkridge, Plainmeller, Ridley, Thirlwall, Thorngrafton, Wall Town and Whitfield.
|Union Officers 1893 (Kelly's Directory)|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee||John Maxwell|
|Treasurer||John McClare Clark|
|Collector to the Guardians & Relieving & Vaccination Officer for the Union||John Grieve|
|Superintendent Registrar||John Maxwell|
The Workhouse, a building of stone, built in 1837-39, to hold 60 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1893 (Kelly's Directory)|
|Edward George Dinning||Master|
|Edward Bray Pellew||Medical Surgeon|
|Miss Margaret Hook||Matron|
Northumberland Record Office,
Newcastle upon Tyne
Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office,
Borough Council Offices,
Tyne and Wear Archives Service,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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