The following are Hathern people who are recorded as having been admitted to and/or discharged from Loughborough Union Workhouse.

(obtained from Wigston Records Office)

Sat. March 15th 1913. William Brown, aged 74, a framework knitter and a Baptist was admitted and put on an “infirm man” diet. Later discharged at own request. Readmitted Tues. April 15th again on “infirm man” diet and died in the Workhouse (last meal breakfast) on May 8th.

Sat. March 22nd 1913. Joseph Aldred, aged 64, a lacemaker and C of E was admitted and put on “infirm man” diet. No record of discharge.

Sat. May 24th. Henry Moody, aged 85, a Framework Knitter and C of E was admitted and put on an “infirm man” diet and died in the Workhouse on July 7th.

Sat. Dec 6th 1913. Annie Barlow, aged 65, widow of George and a Baptist was admitted and put on an “infirm woman” diet and died in the Workhouse the following day.

Mon. Dec 8th 1913. Mary Lanighan, aged 52, wife of Frank and a Roman Catholic, was admitted with son Ernest, aged 10. Mary was put on an “infirm woman” diet and Ernest on a “child 8-16 diet”. Mary was transferred to the Asylum on Jan 29th 1914 and Ernest, eventually boarded out on Oct 3rd 1914.

Tues. April 13th 1915. William Berrington, aged 73, a Framework Knitter and C of E was admitted and put on an “infirm man” diet. He was transferred to Nottingham on June 18th of the same year.

Fri. April 13th 1915. William Hunt, aged 76, a Framework Knitter and C of E was admitted and put on an “infirm man” diet. He was discharged at own request on Oct 15th.

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