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Long-term Workhouse Inmates in Ipswich Union, Suffolk, 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.

Isaac Lenny50Insanityno.
Edward Planten50Destitutionno.
Lucy Peeling100dittono.
John Sharman50dittono.
Martha Brown50Infirmityno.
John Fuller70Destitutionno.
Eleanor Noble50Husband's desertionno.
Hannah Harvey50Infirmityno.
Edmund Taylor50Destitutionno.
John Warner50Insanityno.
Hannah Cooper50dittono.
Samuel Parker60Destitutionno.
William Wilkinson100dittono.
William Clarke70Insanityno.
George Leggett70Destitutionno.
William Seeger90dittono.
Maria Ransome50dittoworkh. school.
Daniel Southgate50dittono.
Samuel Coob50dittono.
James Manning60dittono.
Mary Noble80dittoworkh. school.
Clara Peeling90dittoworkh. school.
Richard Griggs80Insanityno.
James Long100dittono.
Sarah Garnham200dittono.
Robert Downing70Destitutionno.
Henry Gray50dittono.
Amelia Gray50dittono.
Hannah Cutting50dittoworkh. school.
Joseph Hill80dittono.
Thomas Beaumont50dittono.
Elizabeth Hayward200Insanityno.
Harriet Whitby60Destitutionworkh. school.
Elizabeth Frost200Insanityworkh. school.
Henry Buckingham200Destitutionno.
Emily Hunt200dittono.
William Cross70dittono.
John Vesey80dittono.
Thomas Last80dittono.
William Brown90dittono.
Thomas Melbourne60dittono.
Samuel Hewitt60dittono.
Jemima Marsh60Destitutionno.
Frederick Rowell60Insanityno.
Louisa Josling100Destitutionworkh. school.
Sarah Stammers70dittono.
John Hayward60dittono.
William Double60dittono.
William Barke90dittono.
John Balls50dittono.
Samuel Everett70dittono.
William Hammond60dittono.
Thomas Bowman60dittono.
Maria Rouson50dittono.
Elizabeth Hurricks120dittono.
Ellen Hall50Insanityno.
Emma Clarke, alias Garnham70Destitutionno.
Mary James120dittono.
Mary Lucock160dittono.
Maria Matt, alias Wright60dittono.
William Butcher80dittono.
Arm Truelove50Insanityno.
William Thwaite100Destitutionno.
Sarah Gloding50dittono.
Abraham Sarger60dittono.
Mary Hawkins60Insanityno.
Eliza Peggs50Destitutionno.
Eliza Reman100dittono.
John Potler60dittono.
Samuel Vincent170dittono.
John Lord100dittono.
James Randall60Insanityno.
Henry Bennett50dittono.
Stephen Lord70Destitutionno.
Edward Bryant80dittono.
David Taylor60dittono.
Robert Warren70Insanityno.
John Garrod50Destitutionno.
William Leggett60dittono.
Susannah Kirby50dittono.
David Pinner80dittono.
Elizabeth Matthews300dittono.
Hannah Brown50dittono.
John Burrows80dittono.
Mary Lamb60dittono.

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