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D2741

Chesterfield Poor Law Union Workhouse, later Scarsdale Hospital

Workhouse and hospital records, workhouse registers (admission and discharge, deaths and births, inmates, possessions), accounts.

1838-1954

D2741/H

Workhouse and hospital records

 

1838-1954

D2741/H/1

Admission and discharge registers

These registers record weekly admissions and discharges on each side of a double page. Among the categories of information included are name, year of birth, class for diet, parish chargeable, cause of seeking relief, how discharged, observations on character

1838-1946

D2741/H/1/1

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Jan 1838-Dec 1840 3 pages available on aperture card (D2349 Z/Z 10)

DVD 272

1838-1840

D2741/H/1/2

Number not used: admission register for 1841-1842 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/3

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Aug 1843-Mar 1846

DVD 272

1843-1846

D2741/H/1/4

Number not used: admission register for 1847-1849 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/5

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Sep 1850-Sep 1854

DVD 273

1850-1854

D2741/H/1/6

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Sep 1854-Nov 1858

DVD 274

1854-1858

D2741/H/1/7

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Nov 1858-Dec 1862

DVD 275

1858-1862

D2741/H/1/8

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Dec 1862-Mar 1866

DVD 276

1862-1866

D2741/H/1/9

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Mar 1866-Sep 1868

DVD 277

1866-1868

D2741/H/1/10-13

Number not used: admission registers for 1869-1880 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/14

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Oct 1881-Mar 1884

DVD 277

1881-1884

D2741/H/1/15

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Mar 1884-Jun 1888

DVD 278

1884-1888

D2741/H/1/16

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Jun 1888-Sep 1892

DVD 279

1888-1892

D2741/H/1/17

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Sep 1892-Oct 1896

DVD 280

1892-1896

D2741/H/1/18

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Oct 1896-Nov 1900

DVD 281

1896-1900

D2741/H/1/19

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Nov 1900-Apr 1901

DVD 281

1900-1901

D2741/H/1/20

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Apr 1901-Jun 1902

DVD 282

1901-1902

D2741/H/1/21

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Jun 1902-Aug 1905

DVD 283

1902-1905

D2741/H/1/22

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Aug 1905-Jun 1908

 

1905-1908

D2741/H/1/23

Number not used: admission register for 1909-1910 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/24

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Apr 1911-Dec 1913

 

1911-1913

D2741/H/1/25

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Dec 1913-Sep 1916

 

1913-1916

D2741/H/1/26

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Sep 1916-Jul 1919

Any entry less than 100 years old is not generally available for public consultation

1916-1919

D2741/H/1/27-28

Number not used: admission registers for 1920-1924 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/29

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, May 1925-Jan 1928

Not generally available for public consultation

1925-1928

D2741/H/1/30

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Feb 1928-Nov 1930

Not generally available for public consultation

1928-1930

D2741/H/1/31

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Nov 1930-Feb 1933

Not generally available for public consultation

1930-1933

D2741/H/1/32

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Feb 1933-Jun 1935

Not generally available for public consultation

1933-1935

D2741/H/1/33

Number not used: admission register for 1936-1937 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/34

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge register, Oct 1938-Jun 1941

Not generally available for public consultation

1938-1941

D2741/H/1/35

Number not used: admission register for 1942-1943 missing on transfer

 

 

D2741/H/1/36

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Admission and discharge registers Jan 1944-Jan 1946

Not generally available for public consultation

1944-1946

D2741/H/2

Registers of death

Registers contain date of death and age, name and from what parish admitted. Later registers include place of burial.

1838-1904

D2741/H/2/1

Register of deaths in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Feb 1838-Sep 1847. This volume is also, in reverse, a register of births, Jan 1838-Sep 1847

DVD 284

1838-1847

D2741/H/2/2

Register of deaths in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Oct 1847-Nov 1866

DVD 284

1847-1866

D2741/H/2/3

Register of deaths in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Mar 1866-Sep 1888

DVD 284

1866-1888

D2741/H/2/4

Register of deaths in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Oct 1888-Apr 1904

DVD 284

1888-1904

D2741/H/3

Registers of birth

For births, 1838-1847, see D2741/H/2/1

1847-1914

D2741/H/3/1

Register of births in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Oct 1847-Sep 1891

DVD 284

1847-1891

D2741/H/3/2

Register of births in the Chesterfield Union workhouse Oct 1891-Mar 1914

DVD 284

1891-1914

D2741/H/4

Creed registers

 

1930-1941

D2741/H/4/1

Register of religious creed

Not generally available for public consultation

1930-1941

D2741/H/5

Inmate registers

Arranged alphabetically by initial letter, then chronologically by date of admission. Information given includes name, date of birth, creed, name and address of nearest relative or friend, and date of discharge (admission dates in some cases back to Jan 1945)

1942-1947

D2741/H/5/1

Register of inmates of the Chesterfield Union Workhouse c.1942-1945

Not generally available for public consultation

1942-1945

D2741/H/5/2

Register of inmates of the Chesterfield Union Workhouse 1945-1947

Not generally available for public consultation

1945-1947

D2741/H/6

Offences and punishments

Gives a broad description of the offence, date, name of offender and punishment imposed

1914-1948

D2741/H/6/1

Chesterfield Union Workhouse Offences and punishments book

Gives: Surname and Foreman; Offence; Date of Offence; Punishment, if any, ordered by the Master; Presiding Chairman's Initials; Date of Punishment; Result if Offender is taken before Justices; Master's Initials and Date; Clerk's Initials


Any entry less than 100 years old is not generally available for public consultation

1914-1948

D2741/H/7

Seclusion and mechanical restraint

In two sections. First, dealing with seclusion, gives names, dates of placing in and release from seclusion, and reasons for the treatment. Second, dealing with restraint also shows the means of restraint used, its duration, and a certificate from the Medical Superintendent/ Attendant giving the grounds for the treatment. Mechanical restraint was last used in 1932

1914-1918

D2741/H/7/1

Chesterfield Union Workhouse record of seclusion and mechanical restraint

 

1914-1918

D2741/H/8

Registers of possessions

 

1943-1954

D2741/H/8/1

Register of articles found upon Chesterfield Union Workhouse/Scarsdale Hospital inmates on admission Dec 1943-Feb 1948

Not generally available for public consultation

1943-1948

D2741/H/8/2

Register of articles found upon Scarsdale Hospital inmates on admission Nov 1950-Feb 1954

Not generally available for public consultation

1950-1954

D2741/H/9

Tobacco and snuff

Inside front cover, marked 'Male, mental ward, Darley ward". Gives details of the allowances to inmates.

1942-1951

D2741/H/9/1

Tobacco and snuff account, Chesterfield Union Workhouse/Scarsdale Hospital

Not generally available for public consultation

1942-1951

D2741/H/10

Returns of admissions, births, discharges and deaths

Arranged by week, on set forms, for Scarsdale Hospital. Includes name, date of birth, remarks, date of discharge.

1949-1951

D2741/H/10/1

Scarsdale Hospital returns of admissions, births, discharges and deaths Jun 1949 - Jul 1950

Not generally available for public consultation

1949-1950

D2741/H/10/2

Scarsdale Hospital returns of admissions, births, discharges and deaths Jun 1950-May 1951

Not generally available for public consultation

1950-1951

D2741/UL

Chesterfield Poor Law Union: unlisted records

Provisions, Receipts and Consumption Book - Summary and Balances, Midsummer 1907 - Lady Day 1909

1907-1909

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