A History of the Scotch Poor Law


Cat No.:   GB1326:

In Connexion with the Condition of the People

Sir George Nicholls, K.C.B

Late Poor Law Commissioner, and Secretary to the Poor Law Board


This excellent study covers the provision for the poor in Scotland from the middle ages through to the mid 1800s.

Sections include: Acts against beggars and vagrants, gypsies. Parochial chargeablity. Overseers of the poor, correction houses, treatment of the poor. Parish schools and the Unions. Amounts paid to the poor. Croftsmen, tenants. Emigration as the remedy, and lots more.

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