Long-term Workhouse Inmates in Derby Union, Derbyshire, 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.
|William Clark||6||0||Age and infirmity||no.|
|Charles Sidley||15||0||Out of employ||workhouse.|
|Ann Jerram||10||0||Age and infirmity||no.|
|Sarah Stringer||10||0||Age and infirmity||district.|
|Mary George||10||0||Age and infirmity||district.|
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