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Staff of Abingdon Union and Workhouse

Principal Staff of the Abingdon Union and Workhouse with dates in post and annual salary (PRO: MH9/1)

Richard EllisOct 1835 -£75
Bromley ChallenorMar 1861 - Aug 1888 (died)£90 (£140 from Apr 1877)
Bromley Challenor Jnr.Sep 1897 - Oct 1918£180
Richard Ellis seniorOct 1835 - 1853£150
Richard Ellis juniorOct 1853 - 1861£150
James ClarkeDec 1861 - Jan 1892 (resgd. "Ill health") £85, £100 from Apr 1874
Joseph FrayApr 1892 - Mar 1918 ("Superann.") "Unfounded attack on the W.H. administration by the Press, 1909. The Master and Matron have been superannuated but will continue to discharge their duties during the period of the war, receiving no salary but taking their superannuated offices together with B & L in the W.H." £70 (£110 from Aug 1899, £113 from Feb 1910)
Charles HowardMay 1919 -£60
Ann EllisOct 1835 - 1838 (died)£50
Hannah EllisOct 1839 - 1853 (died)£50
Susannah EllisOct 1853 - 1861£50
Harriet ClarkeDec 1861 - Jan 1892 (resgd. "Ill health") £40, £50 from Apr 1874
Elizabeth FrayApr 1892 - Mar 1918 £30; £55 from Aug 1899; £58 from Feb 1910
Amy A Howard May1919 -£55
Henry KnappOct 1835 -(Post unsalaried)
James P HammethOct 1851 - May 1882 (resgd.)
Henry D'AlmaineJun 1882 - Oct 1894 (resgd.)
Isaac WestcombeDec 1894 - May 1915 (die)
CJS Dawson June1915 -
Revd Thomas H HawesJune 1836£50
Revd J HarkerNov 1862 - Jan 1871 (resgd.)£50
Ven Alfred PottMar 1871 - Sep 1874 (resgd.)£50
Hon Revd Henry BlighOct 1874 - Aug 1878 (resgd.)£70
Revd William GibbsNov 1878 - Jan 1885 (resgd.)£50; £70 from Aug 1879
Revd Robert CJ GriffithsJan 1885 - Jul 1896 (died)£70
Revd Wentworth WatsonSep 1896 - May 1900 (resgd.)£60
Revd HJ MaitlandMay 1900 - Jun 1914 (resgd.)£60
Revd HA KennedyJul 1914 - £60
Daniel StoneMar 1854 - Nov 1869 (died)£45
Henry McK. ParkesDec 1869 - Apr 1875 (died)£45
Charles HemmingMay 1875 - May 1876 (resgd.)£45
Henry Edward DixonJul 1876 - Jan 1892 (resgd.)£45
Sidney A HaymanJan 1892 - May 1900 (died)£45; £60 from Mar 1896
Edward K WoodfordJuly 1900£60
Many1848-1892approx salary £20-32
Various nursing posts e.g. Charge Nursefrom 1894 Approx salary £30-60
Assistant Nurse1848-1892Approx salary £20-32.
William G SalisburyJul 1872 - Mar 1879 (died)1/- per case
Tom SimpsonJul 18721/- per case
Many(From 1874 children sent out to National Schools)Approx salary £30
Louis B RussellMar 1879£18
Ellen VearyOct 1873 - Dec 1900 (died)£25; £30 from Apr 1889
ManyApprox salary £20-30.
ManyApprox salary 12/- per week
Many1856-67Approx salary £20
Many1868 onApprox salary £20-30
Many1856-67Approx salary £15
Many1868 onApprox salary £20
Many
Supt Peter HedgerApr 1869 - Dec 1885 (died)£5
Inspector John HeathDec 1885 - Mar 1900 (died)£4; £5 from Jan 1886
Pol Supt Edmund HoldingApr 1900 - Dec 1903 (resgd.)£5
Pol Supt William FosterJan 1904 - £5
Many1876 onwardsFive or ten percent commission

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