Long-term Workhouse Inmates in Lymington Union, Hampshire, 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.
|George Rowe||14||0||Weak minded||no.|
|William Rann||12||0||Old age||no.|
|Sarah Chandler||12||0||Weak minded||no.|
|Mary Lawrence||7||0||A cripple||no.|
|Thomas Burton||40||0||Weak minded||no.|
|Mary Ann Burton||40||0||ditto||no.|
|George Green||12||0||Debility and old age||no.|
|Richard Plowman||12||0||Weak minded||no.|
|William Woodford||12||0||Old age and illness||no.|
|George Baker||6||0||Weak minded||no.|
|Francis Brown||7||0||Weak minded||no.|
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