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Tracing Your Ancestors'  Parish Records

Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Records

by Stuart A Raymond

Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Records

Parish records are essential sources for family and local historians, and Stuart Raymond's handbook is an invaluable guide to them. He explores and explains the fascinating and var...
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Workhouse Encyclopedia

Workhouse Encyclopedia

by Peter Higginbotham

Workhouse Encyclopedia

Where was my local workhouse? What records did they keep? What is gruel and is it really what inmates lived on? How did you get out of a workhouse? What famous people were once workhouse inmates? ...
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Living The Poor Life

Living The Poor Life

by Paul Carter & Nat Whistance

Living The Poor Life : Guide to Poor Law Union Correspondence 1834 - 1871 held at The National Archives

The correspondence between Poor Law Unions, Boards of Guardians and the Poor Law Board opens up the lives of many t...
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My Ancestor Was A Bastard

My Ancestor Was A Bastard

by Ruth Paley

My Ancestor Was A Bastard

A family historian's guide to sources for illegitimacy in England and Wales which provides an introduction to the world of the unmarried mother and her child, and discusses how best to formulat...
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Pauper Ancestors

Pauper Ancestors

by David T Hawkings

Pauper Ancestors : A Guide to the Records Created by the Poor Laws in England & Wales

From the sixteenth century onwards many laws were enacted to provide support for the poor and needy, and some parishes established po...
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Poor Law Union Records Part 1 SE & E Anglia

Poor Law Union Records Part 1 SE & E Anglia

by Jeremy Gibson

Poor Law Union Records Part 1 SE & E Anglia

Lists the records of the Unions in South-East England and East Anglia created under the New Poor Law of 1834 to their abolition in 1930. Records of earlier combinations of pla...
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Poor Law Union Records Part 2 The Midlands and Northern England and Northern England

Poor Law Union Records Part 2 The Midlands and Northern England and Northern England

by Jeremy Gibson

Poor Law Union Records Part 2 : The Midlands and Northern England

Lists the records of the Unions in the Midlands and Northern England created under the New Poor Law of 1834 to their abolition in 1930. Records of ear...
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Poor Law Union Records Part 3 South-West England, The Marches and Wales

Poor Law Union Records Part 3 South-West England, The Marches and Wales

by Jeremy Gibson

Poor Law Union Records Part 3 : South-West England, The Marches and Wales

Lists the records of the Unions in South-West England, The Marches and Wales created under the New Poor Law of 1834 to their abolition in 1930. R...
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Tracing Your Pauper Ancestors  A Guide for Family Historians

Tracing Your Pauper Ancestors A Guide for Family Historians

by Robert Burlison

Tracing Your Pauper Ancestors : A Guide for Family Historians

Many family historians will come across direct links to ancestors who were affected by poverty. Yet despite the burgeoning interest in genealogy, the history...
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A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

by Peter Higginbotham

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

For two centuries, the shadow of the workhouse hung over Britain. The recourse of only the most desperate, dark and terrible tales of malnutrition, misery, mistreatment and murder ran lik...
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Basingstoke Workhouse

Basingstoke Workhouse

by Barbara A Large

Basingstoke Workhouse : And Poor Law Union

This absorbing book explores all aspects of life in that feared institution, the workhouse. From the staff who lived and worked there to the poor souls kept in the medical wing...
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Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889

Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889


Booth's Maps of London Poverty East & West 1889

A century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. The remarkable prol...
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Compleat Parish Officer

Compleat Parish Officer

by Rosemary Church

Compleat Parish Officer

The Compleat Parish Officer was a handbook for those who had to apply and interpret the increasingly complex laws enacted to deal with the various social problems as they arose, its starting poin...
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London Labour And The London Poor

London Labour And The London Poor

by Henry Mayhew

London Labour And The London Poor

London Labour and the London Poor originated in a series of newspaper articles written by the great journalist Henry Mayhew between 1849 and 1850. A dozen years later, it had grown into...
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Parish Chest

Parish Chest

by William Edward Tate

Parish Chest

This is the third edition of a classic. It is the standard study of the parochial administration in England. When the late W.E.

Tate first wrote it, in 1946, there was no such book though all agreed that ...
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Poor Law Records For Family Historians

Poor Law Records For Family Historians

by Simon Fowler

Poor Law Records For Family Historians

Poor Law Records are the most important records of a Parish after Parish Registers. Through them we can discover ancestors who were 'paupers' who were helped through the Poor Law a...
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Poor Law Union Records 4 : Gazetteer of England and Wales

Poor Law Union Records 4 : Gazetteer of England and Wales

by J. Gibson & F.A. Youngs Jr

Poor Law Union Records 4 : Gazetteer of England and Wales.
Third Edition.

A Gazetteer of the places in each Poor Law Union. Sixty pages of this Gazetteer are taken directly, by permission, from the Royal Historical So...
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Shadows of the Workhouse

Shadows of the Workhouse

by Jennifer Worth

Shadows of the Workhouse

In this follow up to Call The Midwife, Jennifer Worth, a midwife working in the docklands area of East London in the 1950s tells more stories about the people she encountered. There's Jane, who...
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The Poor In England 1700-1850

The Poor In England 1700-1850

by S King & A Tomkins

The Poor In England 1700-1850

This fascinating study investigates the experience of English poverty between 1700 and 1900 and in the ways in which the poor made ends meet. The phrase 'economy of makeshifts' has often be...
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Tracing Your Ancestors in County Records

Tracing Your Ancestors in County Records

by Stuart A Raymond

Tracing Your Ancestors in County Records

For over 500 years, between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Justices of the Peace were the embodiment of government for most of our ancestors. The records they and o...
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