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Hambledon Union Workhouse

Hambledon - The workhouse was by the road to Petworth. The original building of 1786 was enlarged by the Board of Guardians.
Source: Submitted by Mary Hallett

The Board of Guardians meet alternate Thursday's at the Workhouse at 12 noon. The population in 1891 19,174, area 64,385 acres and rateable value 108,416. The Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee and Superintendent Registrar in 1899, F. Ferdinand Smallpiece.
Collectors to the Guardians and Relieving Officers:
East District, James Walder
West District, Alfred Gibbs

Workhouse Staff 1899
E. E. Howard, Master
Mrs M. Howard, Matron
John Charles Baker, Medical Officer
Rev. John Castle Montgomery, Chaplain


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