Long-term Workhouse Inmates in Cardiff Union, Glamorgan, 1861
In 1861, the Poor Law Board published a return of the name every adult pauper who had been a workhouse inmate for a continuous period of five years or more, together with the duration of their residence (in years and months), the reason for it, and whether they had been brought up in a District or separate Workhouse School. It was noted that the term 'District School' had been widely misinterpreted by respondents as meaning any school in the local area, such as a national or private school, and that there was only one instance in the whole report of an inmate actually having been in such a school.
|Elizabeth Phillips||8||0||Weak mind||no.|
|Ellen Neal||8||0||Old and infirm||no.|
|Ann Jenkins||7||0||Not able to work||no.|
|Margaret Williams||23||0||Weak mind||no.|
|Ann Maxey||9||0||Deaf and dumb||no.|
|Daniel Watkins||8||0||Paralysed and blind||no.|
|Mary Phillips||17||0||Weak mind||no.|
|Mary Jenkins||8||0||Age and infirmity||no.|
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