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1861 Census Transcription – Chepstow Union Workhouse

RG09/3976/16/1 Name Rel. C. Sex Age Occ. Place of birth Disability WHITE, William Head M M 44 Master Dursley, Gls   WHITE, Caroline Wife M F 30 Matron Axbridge, Som   TAYLOR, May Schoo U F 60 School mistress Chepstow, Mon   PRICE, Jane Nurse U F 38 Nurse Chepstow, Mon   FLOWER, Henry Porter M M 42 Porter West Harptree, Som   FLOWER, Hannah P.wife M F 44 Porter wife Abercarn, Mon   MILLS, George Patient U M 82 […]

1851 Census Transcription – Chepstow Union Workhouse

HO107/2443/275/13 Name Rel. C. Sex Age Occ. Place of birth LEWIS, Joseph Head W M 50 Master Union Workhouse Tidenham, Gls HODGSON, Elizabeth   U F 33 Matron Union Workhouse Chepstow, Mon TAYLOR, Mary Ann   U F 30 Schoolmistress U.Workhouse Chepstow, Mon BUTTERY, Jane   U F 28 Nurse Union Workhouse Halifax, N. Amer TAYLOR, Elizabeth Pauper W F 89 Formerly Shopkeeper Aylburton, Gls COX, William Pauper U M 48 Formerly Farm Lab Portskewett, Mon LEWIS, John Pauper U […]

1841 Census Transcript – Chepstow Union Workhouse

Workhouses and Poor Law fascinates me, so I couldn’t help but take a look at the census returns for various workhouses.  Here is my transcription of the 1841 Census for Chepstow Union Workhouse. Name Sex Age Occ. Place of birth LEWIS, Joseph M 40 Master LEWIS, Elizabeth F 40 Matron Monmouthshire LEWIS, Winefred F 15 School Mistress HODGE, Richard M 85 Pauper Monmouthshire MARTINS, Edward M 75 Butcher Monmouthshire MORGAN, Thomas M 70 Labourer Monmouthshire PRITCHARD, Henry M 20 Labourer […]