Wellington Workhouse and Poor Law Union
The Board of Guardians meet every alternate Thursday, at the Union Offices, Walker Street, at 11am. The area of the Union is 35,788 acres, the population in 1891 was 24,078 and the rateable value in 1899 £120,578.
The Union comprises the following parishes;
Bolas Magna, Ercall Magna, Eyton-upon-the-Weald Moors, Hadley, Kimmersley, Longdon-uon-Tern, Preston-on-the-Weald Moors, Rodington, Waters Upton, Wellington Urban, Wellington Rural, Wombridge, Wrockwardine and Wrockwardine Wood.
|Union and Public Officers 1900|
|Chairman of the Board of Guardians||Rev. Josephus Judson|
|Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee||John Jones|
|Relieving Officer - Wellington District||Harry Holmes|
|Relieving Officer - Ercall Magna District||W. A. R. Ball|
|Superintendent Registrar||John Jones|
|Collector of Poor Rates||Edward Paterson|
|Coroner for the Bradford South and Brimstree Shifnal Division||John Vernon Thomas Lander|
The Workhouse, Holyhead Road, a structure of brick, erected in 1875 and will hold 350 inmates.
|Workhouse Staff 1900|
|Medical Officer||William Thomas Hawthorn|
|Workhouse Master||Frederick W. Frost|
|Workhouse Matron||Mrs Thomas|
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