Comprising: Minute book 1819-1831; poor relief order book, dealing with approximately 4,000 itemised applications, 1825-1830; ledger 1819-1839
DONCASTER SELECT VESTRY RECORDS
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Administrative / Biographical History
A special committee or 'select vestry' for the management of the poor law was established for the township of Doncaster in April 1819. It comprised twenty householders appointed by the mayor. The vestry was superseded by the Doncaster poor law union in 1837.