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Pewsey Union Workhouse
Board day, every alternate Monday at the Poor Law Institution at 1.30pm.
Chairman of the Board of Guardians, Frank Stratton, Manningford Bohun, Pewsey.
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, Robert Dixon, Church Street, Pewsey.
The following is a list of places in Pewsey Union:

The population of the Union in 1911 was 13,303, area 75,218 acres, rateable value, Lady Day 1915, 69,404.

The Poor Law Institution, Woodborough Road, is a plain building of stone, erected in 1836 and will hold 200 inmates. A Chapel has been erected in front of the building.
Rev John Hartley, Chaplain
Arthur Sydney Gedge, Medical Officer
Humphrey England, Master
Mrs M. England, Matron.

Source: Kelly's Directory 1915

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