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Records of the Poor: English Poor Law & Workhouses

PRESENTER: Heather Shave
Previously scheduled for 29 April 2023.
Rescheduled for 27 May 2023.

The poor are always with us – and they did leave records! Were your ancestors poor? Or did they work with the poor?

There is a good chance that some of your ancestors will appear in the records of the poor, as about 30% of the English population was considered to be poor at any one time. And surprisingly, there are often more records of the poor than the more affluent of the time.

• What are these records and what can they tell us?
• What are the differences between the records of the poor of England, Scotland, and Ireland?
• How can these records be accessed?

Learn about Removal Orders, overseers accounts, pauper apprentices, Parochial Boards, workhouses and many other records for finding your ancestors!
Saturday, May 27, 2023, 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Event Coordinator(s):
Monica Sheridan
Event Coordinator
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please sign in 10 to 15 minutes before the event.
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