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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: [UK-W&H] Re: Workhouse deaths
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2002 11:09:06 +0100
In message <002a01c212a3$71ee3140$>, Cathy Taylor <Cathy.Tay
>You have to find the minnet book for that workhouse, if it still exsists,,
>it should tell you who claime'd the body,
>also church minuet book
A 'church minute book' is not an English document. Pre 1834, Overseer of
the Poor's accounts.
>were she came from, as those day's if the husband/next of kin could not
>aford the burial, the church would have paid.
Not after 1834. The responsibility moved from the parish to the Board of
Guardians of the Union - who administered the workhouse.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society
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