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The Resource Tracing your poor ancestors : a guide for family historians, Stuart A. Raymond

Tracing your poor ancestors : a guide for family historians, Stuart A. Raymond

Label
Tracing your poor ancestors : a guide for family historians
Title
Tracing your poor ancestors
Title remainder
a guide for family historians
Statement of responsibility
Stuart A. Raymond
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Many people in the past - perhaps a majority - were poor. Tracing our ancestors amongst them involves consulting a wide range of sources. Stuart Raymond's handbook is the ideal guide to them. He examines the history of the poor and how they survived. Some were supported by charity. A few were lucky enough to live in an almshouse. Many had to depend on whatever the poor law overseers gave them. Others were forced into the Union workhouse. Some turned to a life of crime. Vagrants were whipped and poor children were apprenticed by the overseers or by a charity. Paupers living in the wrong place were forcibly 'removed' to their parish of settlement. Many parishes and charities offered them the chance to emigrate to North America or Australia. As a result there are many places where information can be found about the poor. Stuart Raymond describes them all: the records of charities, of the poor law overseers, of poor law unions, of Quarter Sessions, of bankruptcy, and of friendly societies. He suggests many other potential sources of information in record offices, libraries, and on the internet."--
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Assigning source
Amazon.ca
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raymond, Stuart A.
Dewey number
929.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CS432.P67
LC item number
R393 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Family history from Pen and Sword
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Genealogy
  • Genealogy
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Tracing your poor ancestors : a guide for family historians, Stuart A. Raymond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries to researching the poor -- The history of the poor -- Charities -- Paupers before 1834 : documenting the old poor law -- Paupers after 1834 : documenting the new poor law -- Vagrants -- Criminals : the process of conviction -- Criminals : sentencing and after -- Debtors and bankrupts -- Miscellaneous sources
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9781526742933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1144748942
  • (OCoLC)1144748942
  • 2067267
Label
Tracing your poor ancestors : a guide for family historians, Stuart A. Raymond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 156-186) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminaries to researching the poor -- The history of the poor -- Charities -- Paupers before 1834 : documenting the old poor law -- Paupers after 1834 : documenting the new poor law -- Vagrants -- Criminals : the process of conviction -- Criminals : sentencing and after -- Debtors and bankrupts -- Miscellaneous sources
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
196 pages
Isbn
9781526742933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1144748942
  • (OCoLC)1144748942
  • 2067267

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