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Rose Cottage

Rose Cottage as it is today, illus. by Rob Davies
A sketch of Rose Cottage, Llandrindod Wells as it is today

At the time of the census in 1891, Rose Cottage, Llandrindod Wells was occupied by:

1891 Census
Rose Cottage, Llandrindod Wells
Name Position
in household
Age Occupation Place of birth English/Welsh
Henry Harris Head M 64 Railway Plate Llandrindod English
Margaret Harris Wife M 61   Llandrindod English
Margaret Harris Dau S 27   Llandrindod English
Charlotte Griffiths Visitor S 20   Llandrindod English

Although it was not listed on the census, Margaret Harris was a laundress who took home washing from the patients at the Cottage Hospital. She had taken home a vest to wash belonging to Francis Cooke who was resident in the hospital. It was stolen from the hedge outside her house where it had been hung out to dry on the morning of 16th December 1891.

Regina v Bridgett
Rail tracks & Engine Sheds in Brecon

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