Relieving Officers' receipt and expenditure books

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  • Reference
      GB 192 PLU/3/5
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      62 volumes Archives - Non-digital

Scope and Content

Summary accounts of monies received by the relieving officer and amounts of relief charged to each parishes/ward.

Note, these records contain very few names of individuals. Individuals are only recorded where their particular case has incurred extra costs.

Comprises relief and expenditure books for the York Poor Law Union, York Out-Relief Union, Bishopthorpe Out-Relief Union, Escrick Out-Relief Union and Flaxton Out-Relief Union.

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