Bridewell Royal Hospital:
Minute Books of the General Prison Committee

1st August 1792 - 22nd April 1802

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Image 33 of 53424th January 1793

January 24th. 1793 .


William Pickett< no role > Esqr . Aldn .Thomas Nixon< no role > Esqr .
William Waddington< no role > Esqr .John Read< no role > Esqr .

Examined the Prisons and found them clean

By the Calendar of the Prisoners there appeared to be

8 Beating Hemp
5 Turning Do.
9 Ill and Incapable
4 Apprentices Beating
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1 Picking Occum
9 Ill and Incapable
3 Spinning
1 Beating
1 Cleaning
2 Children

The Committee finding Mary Edwards< no role > a person who was committed to
his House till she could be received into the Hospital was almost
[..] stitute of Cloathing and very much indisposed they directed the
Porter to apply to the Lord Mayor for proper Cloathing and in Case
[..] should not be obtained they ordered him to purchase such a
Cloathing as the Matron should direct not exceeding 20 Shillings.
And that she should have permission to remain here a Fortnight
[..] be instructed in the Business of Spinning.

Jno Read< no role >
Richd. Till< no role >
William Waddington< no role >

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