Long-term Workhouse Inmates in Uxbridge Union, Middlesex, 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.
|Richard Farmer||6||0||Disabled||dist. school.|
|Ann Kitchen||12||0||Disabled||dist. school.|
|Elizabeth Woodcock||5||0||Disabled||dist. school.|
|William Fenner||6||0||Disabled from work||dist. school.|
|Joseph Leake||20||0||Bad legs||no.|
|Thomas Ball||11||0||Aged and disabled||dist. school.|
|William Martin||6||0||Disabled||dist. school.|
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