Portsmouth Asylum
Timeline

  Introduction
To aid in the understanding of people, events, and time in the history of the Portsmouth Asylum, a timeline is provided below. This is a work in progress.

DATE OFFICERS & KEEPERS ACTIVITY
1832 No Data
1837 Keeper: John Croucher
Commissioner: Richmond Carr,
  • No Data
1839 Overseer: Jacob Chase,
Commissioners: James Albro, Parker Lawton
  • No Data
1840 Keeper: Richard R. Northup,
Commissioners: Parker Lawton, William Manchester
  • Repairs to poor house.
1841 Overseer: Seth R. Anthony
  • No Data
1842 Commissioner: William Manchester
  • No Data
1843 Commissioner: William Manchester
  • Doctor visited and medicine given at the asylum,
1844 Overseer: Seth R. Anthony,
Commissioner: John Sherman
  • No Data
1845 Keeper: Richard R. Northup,
Commissioners: John Sherman, Abraham Coggeshall
  • New addition built on the house, new stove, and repairs.
1846 Commissioner: John Sherman,
  • No Data
1847 Overseer: Seth R. Anthony,
Commissioner: William Boyd,
  • No Data
1848 Overseer: Seth R. Anthony,
Commissioner: John Sherman,
  • Carpenters work done on milk house.
1849 Keeper: George Cornell / Stephen Chase
Overseer: Seth R. Anthony,
Commissioner: John Sherman,
  • No Data
1851 No Data
1867 Keeper: George Cornell
Overseer: Seth R. Anthony
  • No Data
1877 Keeper: Samuel S. E. Harvey
Commissioners of the Asylum: John Crowcher, Wm. E. Cook, Carmi Harrington
Overseer: Carmi Harrington
  • C.C. & C.E. Chase, goods - $51.42
  • Roberts & Franklin, Meat - $18.09
  • William E. Cook, Blacksmithing - $17.00
1880 Keeper: Asa Cory
Commissioners of the Asylum:
Peleg L. Thurston, Abner B. Cory, Charles A. Chase
Overseer: Henry C. Anthony
  • C.C. & C.E. Chase, goods for Town Asylum - $33.41
  • Benjamin Green, medical services Jan. 1, 1876 to April 7, 1879, Town Asylum - $39.75
  • D. E. Cone, M. D., Medical Services Town Asylum - $37.80
  • Wm. E. Cook, Blacksmithing Town Farm - $18.75
  • Wm. Hathaway, meal Town Asylum - $19.73
  • Abner B. Cory, goods furnished Town Asylum - $33.13
  • Carmi Harrington, coal, clothing, boots, shoes, and services as carpenter at Town Asylum - $123.63
  • Edward R. Anthony, threshing grain at Town Farm - $7.00
  • Charles W. Cory, mowing at Town Farm - $12.00
  • Annie E. Crabb, services at Town Asylum - $31.00
  • Jennie M. Sisson, services at Town Asylum - $18.00
  • Asa Cory, servant girl's wages at Town Asylum - $52.00
  • Samuel Cory, expenses repairing Asylum buildings - $298.88
  • Edw. Coggeshall, plans of buildings for Town Asylum - $20.00
  • Abner B. Cory, fish scrap, Town Farm - $18.49
1883 Keeper: Charles A. Chase
Commissioners of the Asylum:
Edward Almy, Abner B. Cory, Charles A. Chase
Overseer: Henry C. Anthony
  • No Data
1887 Keeper: Andrew J. Huling
Commissioners of the Asylum:
Edward Almy, Abner B. Cory, Charles A. Chase
Overseer: J. Henry Stoddard
  • No Data
1892 Commissioners of the Asylum: William J. Brown, John F. Chase, Charles W. Cory
Overseer: William T. Harvey
  • No Data
1895 Keepers: Henry DeBlois and wife
Commissioner of the Asylum:
John F. Chase
Overseer: William T. Harvey
  • No Data






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