A Burden on the Parish: sources for the history of Poor Relief in Surrey

A Burden on the Parish: sources for the history of Poor Relief in Surrey

This talk discusses the range of sources for the history of poor relief in Surrey from the sixteenth century to the eve of the Second World War. Parish records, family papers, quarter sessions records, charity and business papers, early printed sources and even illustrations can all provide vivid insights into the plight of the poor and the duties of those responsible for helping them.

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When
21 Sep 2022 at 5:30pm
until 21 Sep 2022 at 6:45pm
Where
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
Woking
GU21 6ND

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