LANCASHIRE TOWNSHIPS FARM WAGESBOOK

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Scope and Content

Weekly account of poor relief payments in Lancashire townships, givingdetails of claimant, townships and weekly relief.

Administrative / Biographical History

The 1834 Poor Law Act stated that Boards of Guardians should be elected tocollect the Poor Rate from ratepayers in each parish or union of parishes.

Arrangement

One volume

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