Outdoor relief

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 192 PLU/3
  • Dates of Creation
      19th century-20th century
  • Physical Description
      620 volumes, 1 file and 1 box Archives - Non-digital

Scope and Content

Comprises records relating to the administration of relief granted to the poor in their own home (i.e. outside the Workhouse, hence the term 'outdoor relief').

Includes application and report books, weekly outdoor relief lists, relief order books, relief granted on loan, relieving officers' receipt and expenditure books, relief in kind books and records relating to medical relief.

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