Search Results for: wrexham workhouse

Poverty and workhouses

January 21, 20163:34 pmMay 18, 2016 11:11 am

Prior to the 1834 Poor Law Amendment Act, poor relief was the responsibility of the parish. After the 1834 Act, the “outdoor” parish relief system was replaced with a national system centred on the workhouse and “indoor relief”. Before 1834, Gilbert’s Act of 1782 enabled parishes in Wales and England to set up workhouses for […]

Public Health and Hospitals

January 21, 20163:39 pmMay 18, 2016 11:13 am

Denbighshire Archives is a statutory place of deposit for public records which includes hospital records. Hospital records can include administrative records relating to the running of a hospital such as minutes and accounts as well as patient records including admission and discharge, maternity registers and death registers. Please note that the survival of hospital records […]

Census

January 21, 20163:38 pmFebruary 10, 2016 4:02 pm

A National census has been taken every ten years since 1801 with the exception of 1941. The 1841 census was the first to list the names of every individual. From 1841 to 1901 a census schedule was completed for each household, and was then collected by the enumerator who copied the information into an enumeration […]

DCC Personal Names Index – Ahern

· 1900 · Denbighshire Archives

Surname | Forename(s) | Town | County | Occupation | Date | Ref. No.
Ahern | George | WREXHAM WORKHOUSE | DENB | APPRENTICE SHOEMAKER | 1900 | DD/DM/445/1

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DCC Personal Names Index – Bessell

· 1886 · Denbighshire Archives

Surname | Forename(s) | Town | County | Occupation | Date | Ref. No.
Bessell | George Ellis | WATERY LANE, WREXHAM | DENB | MASTER OF THE UNION | 1886 | 1886 DIR
Bessell | Charles Stewart | UNION W...

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Copy of print of Workhouse Infirmary, Wrexham

· 1908 · Denbighshire Archive

(previously numbered HD/14/xvi)

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Wrexham Workhouse, records of

DD/DM/64 · 1919-1948 · Denbighshire Archive
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Agreement

DD/PP/270 · 27 May 1884 · Denbighshire Archive

(i) Guardians of the poor of Wrexham Union acting as the Wrexham R.S.A.
(ii) Thomas Lloyd Fitzhugh of Plas Power, near Wrexham, esq.
Diversion of stream near Wrexham workhouse (also includes plan)

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DCC Personal Names Index – Heskett

· 1856 · Denbighshire Archives

Surname | Forename(s) | Town | County | Occupation | Date | Ref. No.
Heskett | John | WORKHOUSE, BERSHAM, WREXHAM | DENB | RELIEVING OFFICER | 1856 | 1856 DIR

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Draft articles of apprenticeship

DD/BE/233 · 28 Oct 1895 · Denbighshire Archive

Regarding Charles Stewart Bessell of the Union Workhouse, Wrexham, son of George Stewart Bessell Workhouse Master and Walter Slater, architect and surveyor, Wrexham.

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Assignment

DD/HB/907 · 3 Apr 1744 · Denbighshire Archive

(i) John Jones of Acton, co. Denbigh, gent., and John Williams of Wrexham, co. Denbigh, tanner
(ii) John Hampton of Wrexham, currier and William Hampton of Wrexham, tanner
(iii) Rev. George Hampton...

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Lease (i)

DD/GA/531 · 5 Apr 1667 · Denbighshire Archive

(i) Margaret Thomas of Wrexham, co. Denbigh, widow.
(ii) Robert Jones of Wrexham Abbot, weaver.
Messuage, backside, workhouse and 2 gardens in Wrexham Abbot (bounds given).
Term: 80 years.
Rent: 5s...

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DCC Personal Names Index – Ralph

· 1884 · Denbighshire Archives

Surname | Forename(s) | Town | County | Occupation | Date | Ref. No.
Ralph | Elizabeth | WREXHAM | DENB | | 1884 | DD/DM/943/1
Ralph | Luke | WREXHAM | DENB | WORKHOUSE MASTER | 1884 | DD/DM/943/1...

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