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1813 Report of the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This document provides an account of benefit payments in Burslem at the end of January 1813. In 1811, the town's population had been 8,625. In January 1813, 1,335 of these were receiving relief ...

1813 Report of the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This list, compiled by Burslem's Parish Churchwardens, reveals some of the town's unemployment problems in the period around Christmas 1812 and January of the following year. The rates 'Rates' collected ...

1813 Report on the State of the Poor in the Parish of Burslem - Document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

This document provides an account of benefit payments in Burslem at the end of January 1813. In 1811, the town's population had been 8,625. In January 1813, 1,335 of these were receiving relief ...

A House of Industry for Burslem and Wolstanton? News of a meeting from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This meeting was held on Tuesday 18 February 1794 to discuss the possibility of building a House of Industry to administer relief to the poor of Burslem and Wolstanton. Parliament will have to agree ...

A List of Persons Receiving Relief from the Parish of Wolstanton - from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

Family historians may relish this revealing booklet, which reports on the poverty suffered by the residents of Wolstanton, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, during 1830-1. It was commissioned by a parish committee ...

Abbots Bromley Almshouses: sepia drawing

'Almshouses at Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire,' showing the front of the building facing the street, with a classical double doorway and a path railed from the street.'J. Buckler.'

Abbots Bromley Almshouses: sepia wash drawing

'Bagot's Arms Houses (sic), Abbots Bromley,' showing a view looking up the street on the left. The gable end of a timbered house is on the right hand side of the lane leading up to the church. Showing ...

Abbots Bromley Old Houses: sepia drawing

'Old Houses in Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire,' showing timbered houses with two gables, located on the corner of land leading to church. The almshouses are on the left.'J. Buckler.'

Almshouses, Bridge Street, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

View of Almshouses looking north-east taken from St. Giles tower. Prior to their demolition in 1964. They were pulled down to make way for the ring road. In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 ...

Almshouses, High Street, Kinver

The buildings with two bay windows in the centre of this view of the High Street were almshouses at numbers 47 and 48. They were demolished in 1972.

Almshouses, High Street, Kinver

The almshouses stood at 48-49 High Street and were demolished in 1972. At the time of this photograph the building was occupied by Midland Bank Ltd.

Almshouses, High Street, Kivner

The Almshouses were demolished in 1972.

Bagot Almshouses, Abbots Bromley

The Bagot Almshouses, built on Bagot Street in 1705 through a bequest from local landowner Lambard Bagot. Originally intended to house six elderly men, who were given a quarterly allowance and, every ...

Bagot Almshouses, Abbots Bromley

The Bagot Almshouses, built on Bagot Street in 1705 through a bequest from local landowner Lambard Bagot. Originally intended to house six elderly men, who were given a quarterly allowance and, every ...

Bridge street, Almshouses, Newcastle-under-Lyme

In 1688 the Duke of Albemarle bequeathed £6000 for the erection and maintenance of almshouses for twenty poor widows. The houses were eventually built in 1743, and had to be demolished in 1964 to make ...

Burntwood Hospital Photograph

St Matthew’s Hospital, Burntwood case note extract for Annie Podmore, servant, 26: ‘has weak intellect’ …’ has lived in Tamworth workhouse practically all her life’. Annie was discharged after 3 years ...

Burntwood Hospital Photograph

St Matthew’s Hospital, Burntwood case note extract for Alice Florendine charwoman: ‘has illegitimate child of 14 also one dead’…’practically nothing in the house’… ‘hopes she shant always be punished’. ...

Burslem and Wolstanton Poor Union - a document from the Enoch Wood Scrapbook

In the 1790s, the expense of providing relief to the poor fell upon local parishes in Stoke-on-Trent. This document outlines a meeting held to discuss sharing the costs between Burslem and nearby Wolstanton. The ...