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Entries Labeled: Local Government Board (14)


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The Aged and Infirm and the Poor Law Commissioners In this issue about the aged and infirm, the book English Poor Law Policy [1] reads as follows: As with the sick, so with the aged and infirm, neither the Report nor the Act of 1834 had suggested any change in the current policy of outdoor [...]

Categories: A and su1. Tags: AG, Local Government Board, Long Read, Poor Law Commissioners, and Poor Laws.

Local Government Board

Local Government Board History Set up in 1871 it took over responsibility for all aspects of local government from various ministries and the Poor Law Board. Succeeded by the Ministry of Health in 1919. In this issue about local government board, the book English Poor Law Policy [1] reads as [...]

Categories: Administrative Law, L, and su1. Tags: British History, Featured, LO, Local Administration, Local Administrative Law, Local Government, Local Government Board, Local Government Law, Local Law, Long Read, and Poor Laws.

The Able-bodied

The Able-bodied and the Local Government Board In this issue about the able-bodied, the book English Poor Law Policy [1] reads as follows: National Uniformity In the absence of new Statutes, and of alterations in the General Orders relating to the relief by boards of guardians of the [...]

Categories: su1 and T. Tags: Local Government Board, Long Read, Poor Laws, and TH.


History of Vagrants The following concept of Vagrants may be usefull here:Able-bodied people who were unemployed (generally without a master). Vagrancy Acts were passed to control the unemployed. Vagrants could face criminal charges, and be pressed into military service or transported to the [...]

Categories: su1 and V. Tags: History, Local Government Board, Long Read, Poor Law Board, Poor Law Commissioners, Poor Laws, Revolution of 1834, and VA.