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1871 Census: Residents of Combination Poorhouse, Hawick, Roxburghshire

Governer Adam Grierson (head, 58, born Kirton, Cavers, Roxburghshire), wife and Matron Josephina Grierson (52), daughter and General Asst Helen Grierson (21).

There were 43 inmates listed at this time, 20 male, 23 female, 12 under 15 years, 6 over 70 years and 5 classified as imbeciles.

Information kindly contributed by Anne Ellis.

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