guardians of the workhouse often met to discuss a change in the
diet, probably as a way of saving money.
above is hard to read, but it says:
- 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."