Long-term Workhouse Inmates in St Saviour's Union, Surrey, 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.

NameYrsms.ReasonSchool
Richard Dodd130Lameness 
Benjamin Wells60Injury to foot 
William Evans60Infirmity 
William White120ditto 
Richard Backhouse100ditto 
Joseph Monk120Lameness 
Michael Sullivan60ditto 
William Lines60Infirmity 
Michael Carney50ditto 
Joseph Tillier160ditto 
Thomas Thomas70ditto 
Charles Morehouse80Injury to the head 
William Tapscott60Infirmity 
Robert Potkin120ditto 
James Rowe70ditto 
Bartholomew Flynn70ditto 
John Rawlings50ditto 
Michael Dwyer110Fractured spine 
Edward Stephen Bone150Ophthalmiadist. school.
Philip Marley50Diseased heart 
James Vanner70Chronic disease 
David Freeman60Senile decay 
Thomas Chitts130Lameness 
James Callan750ditto 
George Brown110Senile decay 
John Beagle200Imbecile 
Henry Cornley60Lameness 
William Osbourn100Paralysis 
Thomas Osbourn100Cripple 
Thomas Archbold60Blindness 
Joanna Alloway60An accident 
Elizabeth Watts60Illness 
Catherine Page50ditto 
Elizabeth Bowden150ditto 
Elizabeth Cupit140An accident 
Ann Tapp200Loss of sight 
Charlotte Cutten50Lameness 
Mary Hendy60Illness 
Elizabeth Graham110ditto 
Julia Sullivan60ditto 
Lydia Kangersier50ditto 
Eleanor Giles70Lameness 
Mary Holmes160Illness 
Elizabeth Cambray70Infirmity 
Mary Mitchell190ditto 
Charlotte Dove180ditto 
Frances Peachey180ditto 
Margaret Roberts160ditto 
Elizabeth Johnson80Blindness 
Eliza Hillier100Imbecile 
Ann Allen50Illness 
Elizabeth Jones50ditto 
Elizabeth Earing100Infirmity 
Jemima Miller170Imbecile 
Charlotte Olley90ditto 
Ann Taylor150Infirmity 
Margaret Prop150ditto 
William Templar50Unable to work 
Charlotte Templar50With husband 
Susan Neale90Unable to work 
Sarah Clark60ditto 
Louisa Child110Deaf and dumb 
Mary Mitchell120Bad sight 
Elizabeth Thompson150Bad health 
Margaret Smithers50Lame hand 
Mary Smith130Illness 
Sarah Payne60Bad health 
Susan Matthews50ditto 
Ann Thomas50Lameness 
Ann Taylor110ditto 
Mary Hall50Bad eyes 
Jane Shaw60Unable to work 
Ann Hickey100An accident 
Ann Thomas130Lameness 
Susannah Wilson100Unable to work 
Sarah Cain60ditto 
Ellen Cronin120Illness 
Ann Sweeney70Infirmity 
Mary Adams70ditto 
Hannah Litster160ditto 
Sarah Kitch100Unable to work 
Ann Calar70ditto 
Hannah Urch100Sickness 
Sarah Martin120Deaf and dumb 
Elizabeth Snief50Illness 
Hannah Murphy110ditto 
Ruth Spin120Cripple 
Elizabeth Mayes50Imbecile 
Sarah Clark70Paralysis 
Mary Nicholson80ditto 
Dorothy Falkard130Illness 
Hephzibah Warner200Old age 
Mary Baldwin60ditto 
Margaret Smith50Illness 
Margaret Shannon60ditto 
Matilda Hennan90ditto 
Catherine Price70Blindness 
Mary Rheel90Old age 
Jane Noble100ditto 
Mary Adams60Illness 
Elizabeth Hanson80ditto 
Martha True90Imbecile 
Mary Troughton100ditto 
Sarah Crouch110ditto 
Emma Hollis60ditto 
Ann Bailey160ditto 
Esther Branton110dittoworkh. school.
Charlotte Westbrook200ditto 
Sabina Hoick50ditto 
Tames Baldwin210Infirmity 
Jane Singer120Illness 
John Emmerson70Lameness 
Matthew Pearman60Infirmity 
William White120Illness 
Eleazer Bradford140ditto 
Frances Neville50ditto 
Mary Ann Greenwood90Lameness 
Donald Frew610Deaf and dumb 
Edward Quinn100Imbecile 
Louisa Spearing60ditto 
Mary Edwards140ditto 

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