Marden Workhouse

Marden Workhouse
  • Title: Marden Workhouse

  • Date : c.1925

  • Catalogue number : Archives of Marden History Group, 328

  • Description :

    Stephen Walter senior and Stephen Walter junior were bricklayers. They built a number of houses in the village at this time. One Stephen Walter, together with Daniel French, a local carpenter brought the old village workhouse into repair in 1838. It was then used as a tenement for the village poor who were not sufficiently destitute to go into the Maidstone Union workhouse.

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