These extractions from the "Minutes" book of the Board of Guardians are summaries, not the full entries. They are designed to let you know what names occur in the Minutes Book. You may need to do further research in the Lincolnshire Archives or other resources to trace your family members.
15 April 1862 Out relief to: VERNON Richard, Newton on Trent JAMES John, Wildsworth Meeting held 13 May 1862 BARKER George, concerning medical officer's claim for extra money** and further entry Out relief to: BARTHORP Thomas, Walkeringham STORR Fredk, Fillingham MOZLEY Edward, Gainsborough FOX Charles, Willoughton 27 May 1862 PEART Caroline - re request for extra medical fee** Out relief to: PICKERING William, Walkeringham 10 June 1862 Out relief to: COGGAN George & wife, Haxey ROBINSON Elizabeth, Blyton 24 June 1862 COWLING Elizabeth and DUDDING Sarah, concerning request for extra medical fee** Out relief to: GRAY John, Gainsborough 8 July 1862 Out relief to: CATLEY John, Willoughton SEATON Thomas, West Butterwick 5 August 1862 Out relief to: HIND Thos, East Stockwith CURTIS Joseph, Gainsboro 19 August 1862 PEARCY Hannah, said to be insane ** Out relief to: KNIGHT George, Corringham LAMBERT Samuel, Gainsboro SLINGSBY Thomas, Bole 2 September 1862 BAXTER George, idiot boy, advice sought from Poor Law Board** and other refs Out relief to: ADAMS William, Gainsboro 16 September 1862 Out relief to: FARRER Stephen, Gainsboro LAISTER William, Gainsboro BOWERS William, Willingham SLINGSBY Thos, Bole BROWN George, West Stockwith GLEW William, West Butterwick 30 September 1862 Out relief to: SYKES Charles, Gainsboro 28 October 1862 HOLMES Hannah and DENBY Elizabeth - re complaint from medical officer ** 11 November 1862 PORTER John, MOODY Sarah, JARVIS William & SMITH George, moved from Lincoln Asylum to Birmingham Asylum due to overcrowding at Lincoln** Out relief to: GUMMERSALL William, Gainsboro WILKINSON George, Gainsboro 25 November 1862 PALAIN Thomas 15, chargeable to common fund, bound apprentice to Charles SPROTBERRY ** List of paupers whose relief was wrongly charged to parishes instead of common fund: ** MOORE John, Blyborough DIXON Mary, Corringham KIRKBY Elizth, ditto RANBY John, ditto BAYES Mary, Heapham SNELL John, ditto WILSON Elizth, ditto BENNETT Elizth, Marton MAKINS Roger, ditto FARMERY Hannah, Gainsboro SMITH Joseph, ditto HOWARD Sarah, ditto ROBINSON Sarah Ann, Beckingham HOPKIN Harriet, Misterton AUCKLAND Ann, ditto CLIFTON Benjn, Owston JENKINSON Mary, ditto RICHARDS Sarah, Southorpe BURTON Richard, Scotter GRAINGER Ann, W Stockwith GARLAND Michl, Walkeringham Out relief to: CAWKWELL Ann, Marton HARRISON Sarah, Gainsboro SPICER Elizth, Gainsboro GURNHILL Thomas, Northorpe ASHFORD Thomas, Scotter 9 December 1862 HUTTON "the boy", to have cod liver oil ** Out relief to: BARTON William, Gainsborough 23 December 1862 Out relief to: ACKERS Mary, Laughton 6 January 1863 Out relief to: POXTON Thos, Gainsboro BOOTH Thos, Misterton 3 February 1863 Out relief to: FARR William, E Stockwith SCOTT William, Misterton RINGROSE William, Gainsboro ALEXANDER William, ditto 17 February 1863 Out relief to: HINDMARSH Henry, Gainsboro BIRKS Appleton, Sturton HEWITT William, Gainsboro MAKINS Roger, Torksey 3 March 1863 Out relief to: SMITH George, Sturton HUDSON Samuel, Gainsboro HARPHAM Harriet, Sturton CLARK Stephen, Gainsboro CLARK John, Misterton GARNER William, Owston HUDSON Thomas, Scotter 17 March 1863 Out relief to: CARTER Benjamin, Gainsboro ROUNDING John, Walkeringham PICKERING William, ditto 31 March 1863 Out relief to: WILSON Thomas, Gainsboro JENKINSON William, Owston 14 April 1863 Out relief to: BATEMAN Elisha, Willoughton TROOP John, ditto JAQUES John, Corringham BRODERICK William, Morton 28 April 1863 Out relief to: MACKLIN James, West Stockwith 12 May 1863 Out relief to: FORD William, Willoughton 9 June 1863 HEMPSELL Maria, Misterton, to be taken by Mrs MAJOR of Lea as servant ** Out relief to: STEEDMAN George, Haxey 23 June 1863 Out relief to: MILLNS William, Torksey 7 July 1863 SEYMOUR "case of a woman named" - no biographical info** and other refs 21 July 1863 Out relief to: WRIGHT Charles, Gainsboro ROY Isabella, Laughton 1 September 1863 Out relief to: COTTINGHAM James, Haxey 15 September 1863 PARKIN Mary Jane to be servant to William WILSON ** Out relief to: CLARK William, Scotter TINKER William, Haxey RAINTHORPE Maria, West Stockwith 29 September 1863 Out relief to: LUMBY Benjamin, Gainsboro COOK Henry, Morton TAYLOR William, Walkeringham BOOTH Robert, Haxey 13 October 1863 Out relief to: LAISTER William, Gainsboro LEEDHAM John, ditto DOOK Frances, Haxey SMITH Joseph, Scotter 27 October 1863 WRIGHT Charlotte, 16+, to go to service ** Out relief to: ROY Isabella, Owston 10 November 1863 Out relief to: DICK William, Gainsboro NEWBERT William, Beckingham BARLOW Henry, Walkeringham 24 November 1863 SEYMOUR Hannah, "case of", no biographical info ** of Willingham in further ref. Out relief to: HALL John, Kexby JENKINSON Thos, Newton STEPHENSON Thos, West Butterwick SCHOLEY Benjamin, Owston OTTER Henry, Misterton 5 January 1864 Out relief to: LATHAM Sarah, West Stockwith WATERHOUSE Joseph, Owston 2 February 1864 Out relief to: NEWTON John, Gainsboro CLARK Stephen, ditto SCOTT William, Misterton 16 February 1864 Out relief to: PILKINGTON William, Gainsboro TOMLINSON William, Brampton 1 March 1864 Out relief to: SYKES Robert, Gainsboro BRIDGE William, ditto HOLMES George, Northorpe 15 March 1864 PICKERING William of Walkeringham, mentioned in complaint agst medical officer for not filling in details properly ** 5 April 1864 Out relief to: HUNT John, Scotter 12 April 1864 MOODY William, re letter from Poor Law Board ** Out relief to: FENTON Charles, Kexby PINNING Charles, Morton
"Lunatics" were often repeatedly listed in the Minutes Books as their care was frequently reviewed, as were charges for keeping them in asylums. Some were kept out-of-county, if the facilities and financial arrangements were reasonable. Here is a list of those individuals and when they were "first mentioned" in the Book:
First mentioned 11 Nov 1862 BELLAMY John BODY Eleanor MAKINS Thomas PORTER John BARR Caroline BEDFORD Grace SNOWDON Elizth BINGLEY Mary RAINFORTH Sarah WRIGHT Sarah PINDER Elizabeth GURNHILL Samuel Kitchen MOODY Sarah JARVIS William LILLEY/LILLY Thomas RUSHBY Robert CLARKE Elizth - not mentioned 3 Feb 1863 SMITH George KING Thomas First mentioned 3 Feb 1863 WARD William First mentioned 12 May 1863 WHITE Amos BAXTER George CLIXBY Maria First mentioned 4 August 1863 PARKER William First mentioned 10 November 1863 EVERATT John First mentioned 16 February 1864 DEMPSTER Johnson
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