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Seisdon Union

Board day, Tuesday, fortnightly, at the Board room, Trysull, at 12 noon.

The Union comprises the following Parishes, Bobbington, Codsall & Oaken, Enville, Himley, Kinver, Pattingham, Lower Penn, Rudge, Tettenhall Regis, Trysull & Seisdon, Upper Penn, Wombourne, Woodford Grange and Wrottesley. 
The population of the Union in 1891 was 17,712, area 44,825 acres, rateable value 106,422,

Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, Herbert Taylor, 2 Merridale Grove, Wolverhampton
Collector to Guardians and Relieving Officer for the Union, R. May, Wombourne.
Superintendent Registrar, Edwin Pritchard, St Peter's Close, Wolverhampton.

The Workhouse, Trysull, a building of brick built from 1858 to 1860 from designs by George Bidlake and Lovatt, to hold 120 inmates.
In 1896 the Master and Matron were Mr. and Mrs Thomas Summers. 


Records for Seisdon Union are held by Stafford Record Office, and include Minutes 1852-1930, Admission & Discharge Registers 1837-1916 and Birth Registers 1853-1914.

Stafford Record Office
County Buildings
Eastgate Street
ST16 2LZ
Telephone: U.K. 01785 278379 


Kelly's Directory 1896

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