Poor House deaths, 1829-40

Poor House Deaths 1829-1840: later Union Workhouse

(with two exceptions 1834 when clerk used the term ‘workhouse’ rather than poor house, there is a change of reference from Poor House to Union Workhouse ca 1837/1838. Those buried at Leigh from the Union Workhouse would have been Leigh residents)

 

1829

Thomas Head

Poor House

60 yrs

1831

Ann Humphrey

Poor House

75 yrs  (bur. 10 July 1831)

1834

James Taylor

Workhouse

33 yrs (bur. 13 Feb)

1834

Thomas Draper

Workhouse

13 yrs (bur. 1 Aug)

1835

William Jenks

Poor House

73 yrs  (bur 8 Aug)

1835

Stephen Wickson

Poor House

79 yrs (bur. 16 Dec)

1835

Jesse Murrel

Poor House

75 yrs (17 Nov)

1836

Thomas Carrot

Poor House

67 yrs (2 Feb)

1836

William jenner

Poor house

70 yrs  (7 Feb)

1836

Bet West

Poor House

?   (23 Feb)

1836

Mary Croucher

Poorhouse

15 yrs   (20 Mar)

1836

James David

Poor House

46  yrs  (2 April)

1836

William Read

Poor house

77 yrs  (6 May)

1836

Alice Hills

Poor house

88 yrs (8 June)

1836

Hannah Meopham

Poor House

75 yrs  (8 June)

1838

Eliza Welfare

Union Workhouse

8 yrs  (30 May)

1838

Elizabeth Turner

Union Workhouse

75 yrs  (bur 18 Dec)

1839

Sophia Miles

Union Workhouse

 48 yrs  (bur 28 April)

1839

Mary Wickham

Union Workhouse

79 yrs  (bur 30 Apr 1839)

1839

William H Miles

Union Workhouse

4 yrs

1839

Harriet Brattle

Union Workhouse

9 yrs  (bur 12 Oct 1839)

1839

Harriet Ashdown

Union Workhouse

19 yrs  (bur. 18 Oct 1839)

1839

Thomas Welfare

Union Workhouse

7 yrs (bur. 1 Nov 1839)

1840

Charlotte Ashdown

Union Workhouse

1 yr (bur. 19 Jan)

1840

James West

Union Workhouse

13 Yrs  (bur. 23 Feb)

1840

Jane Latter

Union Workhouse

60 yrs (bur. 24 May)

1840

Thomas Sheppard

Union Workhouse

? 42yrs  (bur 2 Sept)

1837

William Dingon (? Illeg)

Lunatic Asylum Barming

aged 85  (22 Jan bur. Leigh)

 

Others of interest:
Sarah Humphrey 74 Leigh bur. 8 Aug 1835
William Humphrey 68 yrs Leigh bur 8 Aug 1838
James Humphrey 9 mths Ton Par. (bur. 15 Sept)

(information from Leigh Parish Registers held at Kent Archives, Maidstone)

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