Newspaper:WEXFORD Wexford Independent Workhouse Entries & Deaths, 25 Sep 1861
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Wexford Poor Law Union.
The usual weekly meeting of this Union was held on Saturday last.
The Chair was taken by John Walsh, Esq., Mayglass.
Subsequently by John Walsh. J.P.,  D.V.C.
The clerk read the minutes of the last day’s proceedings which were
State of the House.  (Poorhouse or Workhouse.)
Remaining from previous week-424.
Admitted during the week-18.
96 people in the Infirmary.
16 people in the Fever Hospital.
11 people in the Lunatic Ward.

Died-James KEANE, aged 4 months, Murasmus, Bannow.

ADMISSIONS. (I presume Wexford means the town.)
BOGGIN, Patrick, 17, Tacumshane.
BREEN, Michael, 13, Union.
BREEN, Patrick, 11, Union.
COGHLAN, John, 20, Wexford.
DOYLE, Dominick, 70, Wexford.
DUGGAN, Richard, 42, Union.
FURLONG, Mary, 20, Wexford.
KAVANAGH, Robert, 60, Ballymitty.
MURPHY, Mary, 16, Wexford.
MYTHEN, Matthew, 73, Whitechurch.
NOLAN, Ann, 20, Ballymitty.
O’SHAUGHNESSY, John, 18. Union.
POWER, Sally, 18, Rathaspeck.
REILLY, Laurence, 43, Wexford.
SHEILL, Edward, 50, Wexford.
SINNOTT, Margaret, 70, Wexford.
WALSH, Margaret, 20. Wexford.

The recipients this week were 18-amount given £2.10.0.

Two young lads, brothers, named Michael and Patrick BREEN, from
Rathnure, both under 13 years, the youngest lately in Enniscorthy
Workhouse, which he left or ran away from on Monday morning, were
admitted until the Master of Enniscorthy Workhouse can be communicated
with.  The elder boy stated he had been in the Enniscorthy House two
years and two months ago.

New Ross Board of Guardians.
The Chair was occupied by Mr. Laurence KAVANAGH.

*FARDY, Thomas
Carver, John, both ex Militia heroes, applied and were admitted on the
grounds that they could not procure work and were destitute.

Outdoor Relief.
Billy ASPELL , who has been in receipt of outdoor relief, was now able
to walk out, but not work. One of his children was forever sick and it
was for the Guardians to say would he get further relief.
Messrs power(Ross) and Mr. WALSH, (Mt. Elliot) had no objection to
Aspell getting 3/., a week more for a month. To be charged on New Ross.

Mr. FRIZELL called attention to the case of a poor man named Pat.
Murphy, of Rosbercon, who Dr. MULLIN stated was labouring under pains.
Mr . Power said he had seen the man and believed he would go to work if
he was able to. He was very poor indeed and he had no objection to him
getting  2/6 per week for a fortnight. Allowed.

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