Calne Union Workhouse
The union comprises the following places:-
area of the union is 29,324 acres; rateable value, March, 1915. 59,499;
population in1911, 8,137.
Board day, every alternate Tuesday, at the poor law Institution at 11a.m.
Chairman. Frederick smith, Sands farm, Calne
Clerk to the Guardians & Assessment Committee, Bertram John Spackman, I Patford street.
Poor Law Institution. Northfield, a building, in the Italian style, of native
stone, erected in 1847, at a cost of about £5,000 and is for 145 inmates.
The Ven Eric James Bodington, Chaplain.
Ralph S. Ferguson, Medical Officer
Anthony Bigwood, Master
Mrs Rose Bigwood, Matron
Page updated March 12, 2008 by Rossbret