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Returns Of The Number Of Paupers In Lurgan Workhouse, 1847

ACCOUNTS AND PAPERS,

Thirty-Seven Volumes.
Workhouses (Ireland).
Session: 19 January – 23 July 1847.

VOL. LV.

1847.

 

Table showing the Number of Paupers in the several Union Workhouses in each province in Ireland at the close of the week ended 17th October, 1846, and the Numbers at the close of the corresponding week in the preceding year; also, the Extent of Accommodation in the Workhouses, distinguishing the Accommodation provided for Adults from that provided for Children.

Province.Population in 1841.Accommodation for Adults.Present Number of Adults.Accommodation for Children.Present Number of Children.Total Extent of Accommodation.Total Present Number of Inmates.Total Number of Inmates corresponding Week last Year.Increase in Number of Inmates.
Ulster2,362,13216,9206,17911,2807,36528,20013,5447,6065,938
Munster2,435,34715,72610,67810,48410,92526,21021,60311,6159,988
Leinster2,006,03614,9108,3309,9408,73624,85017,06612,2974,769
Connaught1,370,7538,7602,9815,8404,35314,6007,3342,8044,530
Total8,174,26856,31628,16837,54431,37993,86059,54734,32225,225

LURGAN UNION, showing the number of Paupers in the Lurgan workhouse at the close of the week ended 17th October, 1846, distinguishing the number of Adults from the number of Children under 15, and the total number at the close of the corresponding week in the preceding year.

Name of Union.Population in 1841.Accommodation for Adults.Present Number of Adults.Accommodation for Children.Present Number of Children.Total Extent of Accommodation.Total present Number of Inmates.Total Number of Inmates corresponding Week last Year.Increase in Number of Inmates.
Lurgan71,128480191320194800385196189

Return showing the Amount of Rate collected during October, November, and December, 1846, and the Amount remaining uncollected on the 31st December, 1846.

Name of UnionDate of Rate Last MadeAmount of RateAmount uncollected on 30th Sept. 1846Amount CollectedAmount Uncollected on 31st Dec. 1846
October, 1846November 1846December 1846Total Collected
LurganFeb. 1846£2,744£412£123£92£51£266£146

Statement showing the amount of accommodation at Lurgan Workhouse, the number of inmates on the 9th January 1847, and the number for the corresponding week of the previous year; also showing the steps which have been taken in pursuance of the powers given by the irish Poor Relief Acts for providing increased accommodation.

Name of UnionNo. of Persons the Workhouse can Accommodate No. in Workhouse on 9th January 1847No. in Workhouse on Corresponding Period Last YearObservations
Lurgan
849
896
261
The Guardians are providing additional accommodation temporarily, be enclosing sheds and erecting sleeping galleries, and also permanently, by enlarging the fever ward.

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