HORSHAM Workhouse and Poor Law UnionThe central workhouse of the Union has 180 inmates. Robert Faulkener, master; Mrs Faulkener, matron; Louis Feist, schoolmaster; Mrs Weller, schoolmistress; James Winkworth, surgeon. the Rev William Allen, chaplain.
Horsham Union Workhouse
20 years ago it was the Forest Mental Hospital. When
that closed down it stood derelict for several years but was then redeveloped into residential units, preserving the shell of the building brilliantly. It is in Crawley Road in Horsham.
Source: Mary Hallett - West Sussex
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Link to Horsham Union Workhouse in Photograph Album
|Workhouses, List of those visited in 1867 With Name of the Workhouse and numbers of insane, idiotic, and imbecile inmates.|
|Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.|
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