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Mansfield Almshouses, Church Street, Chesterton

Mansfield Almshouses, 18 – 21 Church Street, Chesterton

History of the Mansfield Almshouses

The Mansfield Almshouses were founded in 1891 for the benefit of single women in Chesterton.

These almshouses seem to have been described as being on the south side of Church Street in some Kelly’s Directories by error.

1913:

(21) Miss Eliza Green

(20) Mrs Cook

(19) Mrs Sparrow

(18) Mrs Richardson

………..

1962:

(21) Mrs A Stanford

(20) Mrs V Spraggons

(19) Miss J A Brown

(18) Mrs A West

………..

1987:

The houses were modernised and two more added at the rear.

 

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