|(Catalogue ref: MH 12/15070)
7) Jal Harman (27) wife (29) and three children. Wages 12/s per week.
Allowed a pair of shoes.
Both the man and his wife are frequently out of health although not
returned as disabled they were known to the Guardians to have been
much distressed at the time.
8) John Brown (36) wife (33) and six children under 13. Wages 15/s
per week. James 2/s and has also half an acre of land. Allowed 10/s
for a nurse for wife.This man had been unwell for some time before
and had been out of work and lost time by moving from one residence
9) Amey Harman (19). Allowed 2/s per week for her bastard child
This allowance was merely made a few weeks before the Sessions to
the Guardians to apply for an order on the reputed father and which
order was made at the last Michelmas Session. The allowance will
therefore be received back under the order.
10) Thomas King (49) living at Nuffield. Bill for £3 for
medical attendance – this is allowed. If the medical officer
of the Union had attended to this case no expense would have been
incurred. In this case the man broke his leg and was taken to the
Public House at Nuffield. The Bill for £3 was not for medical
relief, he having been attended by the medical officer of the Union,
but it was the bill of the landlord at the Public House for Board
and lodging and which bill was submitted to the Board at their weekly
meeting and allowed. He was removed from the Public House to the
Union Workhouse the first moment the medical officer could certify
that he might be removed.
11) Thomas warren (48) wife (44) and six children all at home (eldest
14). This mans wages 18/s per week - allowed 10/s for one week.
This allowance was made in consequence of the illness of the man
who had thereby been deprived of part of his usual earnings.
12) Ambrose Knight (44) wife (40) and six children under 12. Wages
12/s per week although only sometimes - unable to work. He is allowed
regularly 3s/2d per week. The permanent relief is ordered to be
taken off and his case will in future be brought forward when he
is unable to work