ACCOUNTS AND PAPERS,
Session: 19 January – 23 July 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.
Ulster 2,362,132 16,920 6,179 11,280 7,365 28,200 13,544 7,606 5,938
Munster 2,435,347 15,726 10,678 10,484 10,925 26,210 21,603 11,615 9,988
Leinster 2,006,036 14,910 8,330 9,940 8,736 24,850 17,066 12,297 4,769
Connaught 1,370,753 8,760 2,981 5,840 4,353 14,600 7,334 2,804 4,530
Total 8,174,268 56,316 28,168 37,544 31,379 93,860 59,547 34,322 25,225
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.
Lurgan 71,128 480 191 320 194 800 385 196 189
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 Union Date of Rate Last Made Amount of Rate Amount uncollected on 30th Sept. 1846 Amount Collected Amount Uncollected on 31st Dec. 1846
October, 1846 November 1846 December 1846 Total Collected Lurgan Feb. 1846 Â£2,744 Â£412 Â£123 Â£92 Â£51 Â£266 Â£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 Union No. of Persons the Workhouse can Accommodate No. in Workhouse on 9th January 1847 No. in Workhouse on Corresponding Period Last Year Observations
The Guardians are providing additional accommodation temporarily, be enclosing sheds and erecting sleeping galleries, and also permanently, by enlarging the fever ward.