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Dorset workhouses

Dorset workhouses

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Published by Dorset County Council in (Dorchester) ((County Library, Colliton Park, Dorchester DT1 1XJ)) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Workhouses -- England -- Dorset.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDorset Countryside Treasures.
    ContributionsDorset Countryside Treasures., Dorset (England). County Council.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8749.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20344379M
    ISBN 100852162367
    OCLC/WorldCa16539750

    For the Bourne Workhouse, the Minute Books of the Board of Guardians have been transcribed from to by the Lincolnshire FHS and are available printed or on fiche. For the Gainsborough Workhouse, an extract from the Minute Books of the Board of Guardians is available from the LFHS ( and and ).   With Barbara Taylor Bradford, Jim Carter, Brian Cox, Fern Britton.

    Related data collections. Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, This data collection contains images of Church of England baptism, marriage, and burial records in registers from parishes in Dorset County for the years prior to Ancestry has a collection of Cornwall workhouse admission and discharge records (). Derbyshire FindMyPast has workhouse death indexes and workhouse reports for Derbyshire. Devon FamilySearch has a collection of Devon poor law records () images (not searchable). Dorset Visit the Dorset OPC. Almost every parish has extracts.

      Hellingly Union Workhouse Ho Piece , b fo page 3. Mary Sinnock 40 Hailsham union Workhouse Ho piece , b fo page 2. Also, i think they have records of inmates in sussex records, does anyone know what information would be in these records? Get this from a library! Dorset folk tales. [Tim Laycock] -- These lively and entertaining folk tales from one of Britain's most ancient counties are vividly retold by local storyteller Tim Laycock. Their origins lost in the oral tradition, these thirty.


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Dorset workhouses Download PDF EPUB FB2

A parliamentary report of recorded parish workhouses in operation at Dorchester—Holy Trinity (for up to 80 inmates), Fordington (20), Frampton (12), and Puddletown (20).

Charminster had a parish poorhouse in operation in the s. It was located immediately to. The Poor Law Amendment Act and its administration entailed the creation of entirely new administrative areas throughout the United Kingdom: groups of parishes known as Poor Law Unions or simply Unions.

(Parish here = civil parish, defined as "area[s] for which a poor rate is or can be assessed" in midth century legislation, as for example the Poor Law Amendment Act ; the thing is.

1) For more information on the history of the workhouse, Dorset workhouses book Peter Higginbotham's web site:a 'gateway' website with some information on Dorsetshire's poor. 2) Here is a website with approximately 10 percent of the county's poor 3) Axminster Poor Law Union, Devon and Dorset, Blandford, Dorset [Bibliography] Up to Blandford Forum had a "House of Industry" at the end of East Street dating back to at least A parliamentary report of recorded parish workhouses in operation in Blandford Forum for up to 50 inmates, and at Tarrant Gunvil for up to five.

Dorset Institutions / Workhouses / Hospitals etc.: UK GDL Genealogical Directories and Lists Online. Complete your family history by finding web sites with on-line data so that you can answer the question: Who Do You Think You Are. A chilling insight into life in the workhouse is provided by the Pauper Offence Book which illustrates how severely misdemeanors by inmates were treated.

Offences against property, such as breaking a windows, received particularly harsh punishment: Things were not entirely grim, however.

Weymouthand Dorset Workhouses Census Dorchester Union Workhouse. Article about the Christchurch Workhouses as part of the Dorset Countryside Treasures Survey.

CHS Christchurch Workhouse: Article about life in the workhouse with photograph from CHS Christchurch Workhouse to Letter book: Christchurch Workhouse – Letter book with 3 loose sheets. CHS Cottage homes. Workhouses of London and the South East provides a comprehensive and copiously illustrated guide to the workhouses that were set up across London and the neighbouring counties of Middlesex, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

Buy Dorset workhouses by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Initially the poor, sick and homeless were cared for by the church.

Following the records through the centuries the change to the secular parish authorities being responsible for their care is clearly noted. The terms workhouse, poorhouse and. Local studies books, including the Dorset Authors collection can be searched via the Dorset library catalogue.

For information on visiting us, requesting copies or arranging research please visit our website. Collection highlights WW1 diaries of RSM George Beck. Staff details can be found in the workhouse minute books held by TNA and at County Record Offices.

Further References. Aschrott, Paul Felix. The English Poor Law System, Past and Present: Knight (Dorset, England, Parish Poor Law Records, The original records are held at the Dorset. A vestry on 9th August decided that a workhouse would be founded ‘for employing and setting the Poor to work’, Motcombe Overseers' Account Book, DHC PE/MOT/OV 1/3; The duties of workhouse master were contracted out to William Rotley in Stower Provost fromsuggesting that work was undertaken in the house.

In his informative talk entitled ‘From Slavery to the Workhouse’ Ted Udall took us right back to the beginning of social welfare in this country. At the dissolution of the monasteries assistance for the poor and sick passed from the clergy to the state.

The Vagrancy Act of meant that anyone who did not work for three days could be branded with a ‘V’ and be sold into slavery. Dorset Online Genealogy Records This chart shows links to countrywide collections.

To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county, town, or parish), go to Locating Online Databases., and can be searched free of charge at your local family history center or the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dorchester (/ ˈ d ɔːr tʃ ɛ s t ər / DOR-ches-tər) is the county town of Dorset, is situated between Poole and Bridport on the A35 trunk route.

A historic market town, Dorchester is on the banks of the River Frome to the south of the Dorset Downs and north of the South Dorset Ridgeway that separates the area from Weymouth, 7 miles (11 km) to the south. Genre/Form: Genealogy Indexes Census, Indexes: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Somerset and Dorset Family History Society.

ISBN: X Christchurch is a town, civil parish and former borough in the county of Dorset on the English Channel coast, adjoining Bournemouth in the west, with the New Forest to the east. Historically in Hampshire, it joined Dorset with the reorganisation of local government in and is the most easterly borough in the county.

The town has existed since AD and its close proximity to the Cotentin. Poole Union Workhouse Census A transcription of the Census for Poole Union Workhouse created by a joint project of Poole Museum Service and the Somerset and Dorset Family History Society.

PRS Factfile. 1 attachment. The workhouse system began to evolve in the 17th century as a way for parishes to reduce the cost to ratepayers of providing poor relief.

The Workhouse Test Act of was introduced to prevent irresponsible claims on a parish's poor rate. Dorset Books. p. Holy Trinity Church is an active Roman Catholic and former Church of England church in Dorchester, Dorset, in –76 to the designs of Benjamin Ferrey, it was declared redundant by the Church of England in and reopened the following year as a Roman Catholic has been a Grade II listed building since Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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