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  Fish or meat at Llanfyllin workhouse in 1891  
  The guardians of the workhouse often met to discuss a change in the diet, probably as a way of saving money.  
  Entry from workhouse records

The writing above is hard to read, but it says:
"Fish - A letter was read from the Medical Officer dated 6 January 1891 recommending that 8oz of cooked fish unboned be given to each adult inmate instead of the 4oz of flesh meat and that it should be accompanied with oil or melted butter. After some discussion the proposed fish dinner was abandoned."

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