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Gainsborough Union Workhouse Board of Guardians Minutes

Book 3

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.

Fourth Minute Book [PL4/102/4]

25 April 1865
MERRYWEATHER Henry, received out relief

 9 May 1865
Out relief given to:
LOCKER John, Gainsboro
PYGOTT Robert, ditto

23 May 1865
Long list of payments for paupers in asylum. This will not be repeated but I will note 
new names that appear. The only other information given is the amount paid. 
BODY Eleanor 
MAKINS Thomas 
BARR Caroline 
BEDFORD Grace
SNOWDEN Elizabeth 
BINGLEY Mary 
WRIGHT Sarah 
LILLEY Thomas (sometimes LILLY) 
RUSHBY Robert 
KING Thomas 
CLIXBY Maria 
EVERETT John 
BAXTER George
DEMPSTER Johnson 
ISLIP George 
JARVIS William 
MOODY Sarah 
PORTER John
BELLAMY John

VICKERS Ann, Owston, received out relief

6 June 1865
COX Tamar, has not been visited by medical officer**

20 June 1865
RENSHAW Robert, chargeable to Walkeringham, apprenticed to Mr THEAKER or
PEAKER of Laneham ** 
PETTINGER John, MOODY W. and HILL Elizabeth - negligence of Wm TROUSDALE [relieving officer?]

4 July 1865
BARRATT Mrs, refusal of extra medical fee**

18 July 1865
LIDGETT Mrs Ann, Fillingham, regarding medicines including opium **

Out relief given to:
BONNINGTON George, West Burton
WELLS William, Misterton
BARLOW Henry, Walkeringham
BARTON William, Gainsboro
BARTLE George

1 August 1865
ROBINSON John chargeable to Blyton, to go to brother in Huntingdon **

Out relief given to:
WILSON Thomas, Gainsboro
EASTON Alfred, ditto
BRIGGS Henry, ditto
DAWS James, Torksey
CURTIS Rebecca, West Stockwith
SCHOLEY Benjamin, Owston

15 August 1865
Out relief given to:
HOLMES William, Willingham
WOMBLE Jonathan, Gainsbro
MANNING Joshua, ditto
PECK Joseph, ditto

29 August 1865
Out relief given to:
ELLIS Thomas, Gainsbro
HOODLESS William, Gainsbro

12 September 1865
TOWNROW Mary Ann, going as a servant to Mr SANDERSON **

26 September 1865
RILEY [no forename] on trial for a month to Mr INSKIP **
LIDGETT Mary, Fillingham, neglect by medical officer **

Payments for Lunatics (new names)
GAGG John W
NEWTON Ann
FRANKISH Ann
THEAKER Lucy

CROOKE Mr, payment for maintenance of his son**
SWABY William repayment of relief **
BATES Mary ditto **

7 November 1865
PARNHAM W, medical officer to report on whether should be removed to asylum **
WHOLEY Ann, ditto

21 November 1865
Out relief given to:
THROSTLE John, Gainsboro
ROBINSON William, Fenton
HARDY Robert, Marton
VERNEY Woodhouse, West Butterwick

5 December 1865
CURTIS Joseph, Gainsboro given out relief

19 December 1865
Out relief given to:
WINTERBURN William, Stow
LEVERINGTON Charles, Gainsboro

2 January 1866
Out relief given to:
WATERHOUSE Martha, Owston
VERNEY Woodhouse, West Butterwick
ROBERTS John Fox, Blyton

16 January 1866
Out relief given to:
GARNER Joseph, Owston
COUSINS Thomas, West Stockwith

30 January 1866
Payments for Lunatics (new names)
PARNHAM William
WHOLEY Ann
PILKINGTON William
CARTER Eliza

13 February 1866
SPENCER Thomas, Owston received out relief

27 February 1866
Out relief given to:
QUALTER Thomas
WATERHOUSE Lawson

10 April 1866
JOHNSON Joseph, parents to be compelled to maintain him**
BINKS Enoch of Westwoodside to maintain his mother Amelia**

24 April 1866
FISH Robert, supposed to be at Stockton on Tees, neglected to maintain child**


8 May 1866
HOPKINSON Harriet, medical officer not reported her case**

19 June 1866
WILKINSON George, Gainsboro received out relief

17 July 1866
RUSBY Millicent of Blyton, regarding medical relief **

31 July 1866
Payments for lunatics (new names):
RAYNOR Edward
HEWITT Hannah

31 July 1866
Out relief given to:
FAIRHURST Henry
SMITH Douglas

25 September 1866
BLOW Alfred, Gainsborough given out relief

9 October 1866
Out relief given to:
NICHOLSON John, Willoughton
BRAILSFORD Samuel, Corringham

20 November 1866
Payments for lunatics (new names):
HUGHES Henry
EYRE Thomas
GIBSON Elizabeth
CLIFTON Mary

Out relief given to:
BOWERING James, Gainsboro
PADLEY George, Gainsboro

4 December 1866
Out relief given to:
BRADLEY John, Gainsboro
LEED John, ditto
SPINDLER Fanny, ditto

18 December 1866
COONEY Michael, Owston given out relief

1 January 1867
OTLEY Sarah, removed from Thorne Union **

Out relief given to:
BEAN Robert, Gainsboro
MADDISON Knight, ditto
MERRILLS William, Marton

15 January 1867
Out relief given to:
BIRKS William, Gate Burton
HOLMES William, Upton
HODGKINSON Henry, Gainsboro
SCRAFIELD Charles, ditto
EDDY John, West Stockwith

29 January 1867
PEPPER Matilda & 5 children, guardians wish to help her emigrate to New York **

Out relief given to:
FORD William, Willoughton
THOMPSON Edward, Gainsboro
PILKINGTON William, ditto
FITCHETT William, Scotter
EGARR Abraham, Haxey
PARKIN Wm, ditto
COGGAN Elizabeth, ditto
CODD James, Owston

12 February 1867
Payments for lunatics (new names):
CHARLESWORTH Alexander

Out relief given to:
TAYLOR John, Owston
METCALF Charles, Haxey
ELSOM Robert, Gainsboro
KEYWORTH James, ditto
CLARK John, ditto

26 February 1867
RANDALL Mary and
ROBINSON Martha, regarding "medical extras" **

Out relief given to:
AUKLAND Joseph, Gainsboro
HEMSTOCK William, ditto
BONNINGTON George, West Burton
HASSILBY George, Haxey

12 March 1867
Out relief given to:
BRADLEY John, Gainsboro
METCALFE Joseph, ditto
BARRATT Elijah, East Stockwith

26 March 1867
DRABY [no forename] settlement Torksey, letter from Rotherham Union **

Out relief given to:
BROWN John, Gainsboro
LAMBERT Samuel, ditto
MANNING Joshua, ditto

9 April 1867
CURTIS Joseph, Gainsboro given out relief

23 April 1867
DRINKALL Joseph, removed from Brighton [Sussex] **

PASK Joseph, Kexby given out relief

7 May 1867
LANE Sarah an idiot, to be removed from Grantham Union **

21 May 1867
Payments for lunatics (new names):
PARKINSON Maria

4 June 1867
PEARSON Mary, over 16, granted clothing **
WHITE William, Willingham, given out relief

18 June 1867
OTTER Charles & wife maintenance payment to Hunslet **
CLARK George, Scotter given out relief

2 July 1867
BARNES Robt, maintenance payment to Hunslet**

16 July 1867
Out relief given to:
GRAY John, Gainsboro
WHITEHEAD John, Haxey
WATKINSON James, Scotter

30 July 1867
FISH John, orphan in wkhouse, apprenticeship **

13 August 1867
PILSWORTH Charles, Walkeringham, neglected to maintain wife & children**
RILEY William, apprenticeship **

Payments for lunatics (new names):
TAYLOR Ellen
SISSONS Joseph

Out relief given to:
LONG George, Gainsboro
MILLSON Charles, Morton

27 August 1867
Out relief given to:
ANDREWS George, Blyton
BROCK Thomas, Owston

10 September 1867
ANDERSON Elizabeth & 2 children removed from Hunslet **

Out relief given to:
SNOWDEN Alfred, West Butterwick
BAVIN Joseph, Laughton

24 September 1867
SISSONS Joseph discharged from asylum

8 October 1867
GRAY Mary, Bole, neglected by medical officer **
JOHNSON Mary Ann, born Boston wkhouse, settlement to be enquired into**
ROOK George & wife of Torksey, their case not reported** 
TEALE Esther, Wakefield Union, relief discontinued** 
TODD Joseph, Owston given out relief

22 October 1867
FISH William to go a month on trial to W BELLAMY of Belton** (later
William Watson Fish) 
TRAVIS Thomas, Stow given out relief

5 November 1867
FISH Thomas to go on trial to Dr CAMERON Kirton Lindsey**

Out relief given to:
THOMPSON Edward, Misterton
WALKER Edward, Owston

19 November 1867
PASK and
DOWMAN - been "sacked" from working on roads at Kexby**
ROUNDING John, Walkeringham given out relief

17 December 1867
Out relief given to:
KELLELAY William, Gainsboro
SHIPTON William, ditto
MARSH Francis, ditto

31 December 1867
Out relief given to:
COYNE George, Gainsboro
DUNSTON William, ditto
LAMBERT Samuel, ditto
SNOWDEN Alfred, West Butterwick

25 January 1868
Out relief given to:
PASK Joseph, Kexby
NEWBORN Elwick, Haxey

Payments for lunatics (new names):
SCRAFIELD Elizabeth

11 February 1868
BRADLEY John, Gainsboro given out relief

25 February 1868
GIBSON John removal from Kingston Herefordshire **

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