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This is the dietary for the Reigate Workhouse in Surrey.
(Catalogue ref: MH 12/15070)

Dietary for able-bodied Men and Women

 

Breakfast

Dinner

Supper

 

Bread

Gruel

Meat

Potatoes

Soup

Sweet
Pudding

Cheese

Broth

 

oz

pints

oz

Ib

pints

oz

oz

pints

Sunday - Men
Women

16
14

1

1

6
5

1
1

 

 

 

1
1

Monday - Men
Women

16
14

1

1

 

 

1
1

 

2

1

 

Tuesday - Men
Women

16
14

1
1

6
5

1
1

 

 

 

1
1

Wednesday -
Men
Women

16
14

1
1

 

 

1

1

 

2

1

 

Thursday - Men
Women

16
14

1

1

6
5

1

1

 

 

 

1
1

Friday - Men
Women

16
14

1
1

 

 

 

14
12

2

1

 

Saturday- Men
Women

16
14

1

1

 

 

1

1

 

2

1

 

Dietary for able-bodied Men and Women


 

Breakfast

Dinner

Supper

 

Tea or Coffee

Meat with Vegetables

Pudding

Rice Milk or Soup

Tea or Coffee

 

pints

oz

oz

pints

pints

Sunday

1

4

 

 

1

Monday

1

 

 

1

1

Tuesday

1

4

 

 

1

Wednesday

1

 

 

1

1

Thursday

1

4

 

 

1

Friday

1

 

 

1

1

Saturday

1

 

12

 

1



Bread Men 14oz per day
Bread Women 12 oz per day
Butter Men 7 oz per week
Butter Women 7oz per week
Sugar Men 8 oz per week
Sugar Women 8 oz per week

Children under 9 years of age to be dieted at discretion; above to be allowed the same quantities as Women. Sick to be dieted by the Medical Officer