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The English poor law system, past and present

by P. F. Aschrott

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Published by Knight & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor laws,
  • Old age pensions

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the German.

    StatementTrans. by Herbert Preston-Thomas ; with a preface by Henry Sidgwick
    ContributionsSidgwick, Henry, 1838-1900, Preston-Thomas, Herbert
    The Physical Object
    Pagination332 page.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25934112M

    The poor law records described below were some of the most important a parish would keep and in many cases have survived, especially in rural communities, when registers may have been lost. Many county archives have indexed these records and you may be lucky to find your family there, if however they are missing don't despair. The New Poor Law, based on the new administrative unit of the Poor Law Union, aimed to introduce a rigorously implemented, centrally enforced, standard system that was to be imposed on all and which centred on the workhouse. In fact, there was very little that was actually new in the system introduced in .

    The Poor Law had a profound impact on English society. Designed to reform the poor as much as to relieve poverty, it also shaped institutions of government and determined people's expectations and assumptions about social welfare. The English Poor Law, provides a concise synthesis of recent scholarly work together with full references, explaining the origins of this unique system of. The Poor Law Amendment Act (PLAA) known widely as the New Poor Law, was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom passed by the Whig government of Earl completely replaced earlier legislation based on the Poor Law of and attempted to fundamentally change the poverty relief system in England and Wales (similar changes were made to the poor law for Scotland in ).Territorial extent: England and Wales.

    Definition of english poor laws in the dictionary. Meaning of english poor laws. The Poor Law system was in existence until the emergence of the modern welfare state after the Second World War. English Poor Law legislation can be traced back as far as , when legislation was passed to deal with the impotent poor, although. Social Welfare Past and Present Social welfare is an expansive system proposed to maintain the well being of individuals within a society. This paper will explain the progression from the feudal system and church provisions for the poor before the Elizabethan Poor Law to the gradual assumption of the responsibility for the poor by the government.


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Price New from Used from Author: Paul Felix Aschrott, Herbert Preston Thomas. Page 10 - Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted that whereas by reason of some defects in the law poor people are not restrained from going from one parish to another, and therefore do endeavour to settle themselves in those parishes where there is the best stock, the largest commons or wastes to build cottages, past and present book the most woods for them to burn and destroy.

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The third is a necessity for the State which is conscious of its duty as regards social reforms. English Poor Laws: Historical Precedents of Tax-Supported Relief for the Poor InEngland was experiencing a severe economic depression, with large scale unemployment and widespread famine.

Queen Elizabeth proclaimed a set of laws designed to maintain order and contribute to the general good of the kingdom: the English Poor Laws. The Myth of the Old Poor Law and the Macking of the New N O MATTER which authority we consult on the English Poor Laws in the nineteenth century the same conclusions emerge: the Old Poor Law demoralized the working class, promoted population growth, lowered wages, reduced rents, destroyed yeomanry, and com.

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(Paul Felix), English poor law system, past and present. London, Knight & Co., A History of the English Poor Law Book Summary: First published inthis comprehensive work charts over three volumes the history of poor relief in England from the Saxon period through to the establishment of the Poor Law Amendment Act in and its reception.

This edition, updated inalso includes a biography of the author, Sir George Nicholls. The English poor law system, past and present. By Dr. P.F. Aschrott Tr. and ed., with additions, including a chapter on old age pensions The English poor law system, past and present.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Aschrott, P.F. (Paul Felix), English poor law system, past and present. London: Knight. Past and Present is a book by Thomas Carlyle. It was published in April in England and the following month in the United States.

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