Weekly outdoor relief lists

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      GB 192 PLU/3/2
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      329 volumes Archives - Non-digital

Scope and Content

Relief lists record the amounts of out-relief (i.e. welfare payments in money or in kind) granted to individiuals on a weekly basis. Lists were kept by the Relieving Officers of the York Poor Law Union. Note that these lists record payments to individuals who were not in the workhouse.

Comprises weekly outdoor relief lists; abstracts of outdoor relief lists; and index of persons appearing in outdoor relief lists.

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