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Cricklade and Wootton Bassett Union Workhouse

Board day, alternate Thursdays, at the Poor Law Institution, Purton, at 1.30pm.
Chairman of the Board of Guardians, George Twine.
Clerk to the Guardians and Assessment Committee, Robert Collins Hawkes, High Street, Wootton Bassett.
The Parishes and Places in the Union are:

The population of the Union in 1911 was 11,002, area 46,734 acres, rateable value, Michaelmas 1914, 88,043.

Poor Law Institution, Purton, building of brick, built in 1838, and will hold 120 inmates.
Rev John Veysey, Chaplain
Herbert Jonathon Finch, Medical Officer
Sidney William Maundrell, Master
Mrs Emma Maundrell, Matron

Source: Kelly's Directory 1915


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