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  Poor Relief Records

A pauper family, Glasgow, 1886
A pauper family appearing before the Glasgow Juvenile Delinquency Board, 1886. Reproduced with permission of Glasgow City Archives.

General Register of the Poor
A sample page from the general register of the poor for Glasserton parish, Wigtownshire.
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Registers of Applications
Sample pages from the register of applications for poor relief for the parish of Dunbar, East Lothian.
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A sample of applications, and a variety of items enclosed in applications, from registers held by Glasgow City Archives.
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Parochial Board minutes
A sample page from Parochial Board minutes, showing a poor roll.
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Poorhouse Plans
Images from a portfolio of plans relating to Kyle Union Poorhouse, Ayr.
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Board of Control records
Sample pages from the minute books of the Board of Control.
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Board of Supervision records
Abstracts of accounts for Kyle Union poorhouse, Ayr.
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