Clun Workhouse and Poor Law Union
The Board of Guardians meet every alternate Friday at the Clun Union Workhouse at 11am. The population of the Union in 1891 was 9,366, area 86,553 acres and rateable value in 1900 £77,945.
The Union comprises the following places;
Bishops Castle, Clun, Clunbury, Clungunford, Edgton, Hopesay, Hopton Castle, Hyssington, Lydham, Mainstone, Myndtown, More, Norbury, Lydbury, North, Ratlinghope, Shelve, Snead and Wentnor.
|Union Officers 1900|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||W. H. Whitaker|
|Clerk to the Guardians, Assessment Committee & School Attendance Committee||Henry Starr Newill|
|Collector to the Guardians||Richard Edwards|
|Collector to the Guardians||William Davies|
|Relieving Officer - Bishops Castle District||William Davies|
|Relieving Officer - Clun District||Richard Edwards|
|Superintendent Registrar||Henry Starr Newill|
The workhouse, Bishops Castle, will hold 103 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1900|
|Workhouse Master||Ernest Davies|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs Davies|
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