Bridge Street, Saffron Walden, 1907Reproduced courtesy of The Francis Frith Collection.
History of Saffron Walden >> Saffron Walden Workhouse 1800 - 1815
At the Essex Record Office (ERO) and viewable online is a book which records the list of inmates of the Saffron Walden Workhouse for the period 1800 to 1815. Reference D/B 2/PAR3/119.
The below is a list of the names which appear in the book (transcribed by History House). The list includes the name of the Overseers and the Matron. Many of the names appear several times, either as permanent occupants, or discharged and the re-admitted. So do go through all the images in case the name appears several times. The spelling sometimes varies.
This is the link to the orginal images at the ERO.
John Clayden (Overseer)
Thomas Cornell (Overseer)
James Day (Overseer)
A J Gibson (Overseer)
Joseph Green (Overseer)
John Headland (Overseer)
John Hockley (Overseer)
Jacob Nockolds (Overseer)
Stephen Robinson (Overseer)
Charles White (Overseer)
Matthew Winder (Overseer)
Mary Wisbey (Matron)
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Saffron Walden - Cary's New and Correct English Atlas, 1798
Saffron Walden - First Series Ordnance Survey Map 1805
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