Report of the Workhouse Committee upon the subject of the charges brought by Mr Carr, the Clerk of the Board, against Mr Johnson, the Master of the Workhouse, in regards to misappropriation of food intended for the inmates.
The examined evidence includes a vastly detailed record of the finances and the purchases of the workhouse over a six-month period, such as the weekly consumption of different commodities from bread and beef to split peas and soap, which could be of considerable interest to the social and economic historian. Other material includes the detail of Carr’s charges, minutes of the meetings at which they were considered, witness statements and documents revealing the care with which Alnwick Workhouse was managed.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Alnwick Union Workhouse Archive
Archive Ref Code: AUWH
Date Range of Material
1851 - 1859
Type of Material
Collection of archive material relating to the Alnwick Union Workhouse
Size of Collection
0.5 Linear Metres
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