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HORSHAM Workhouse and Poor Law Union

The 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.
Post Office 1846 - p 677  
Submitted by Betty Longbottom

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.
Horsham 3 19 22
Source: 22nd Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy to the Lord Chancellor. Submitted by Alan Longbottom.


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