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Poor Law in Ireland

Angela Clifford

Poor Law in Ireland

with an account of the Belfast Outdoor Relief Dispute, 1932, and the development of the British welfare state, and social welfare in the Republic

by Angela Clifford

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Published by Athol Books in [Belfast] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance, Unemployment -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
    • Insurance, Unemployment -- Law and legislation -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
    • Public welfare -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century,
    • Poor laws -- Northern Ireland -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Angela Clifford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7096.G72 N673 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2894457M
      LC Control Number84121169

      The book will appeal to Irish historians and those with interests in welfare, the Poor Law and the social history of medicine and institutions. Reviews 'This work is thoroughly researched, immaculately presented and thoughtfully written and provides an important contribution to the historiography of revolutionary and independent Ireland. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nicholls, George, Sir, History of the Irish poor law. New York, A.M. Kelley,

      Poor Law Amendment Act of and the Gregory ClauseThe Poor Law Amendment Act of marked a major shift in British government policy with respect to famine distress in Ireland. Under the new act Irish property owners and tenants would henceforth bear the full burden of fiscal responsibility for relief, which was to be administered solely by the Irish poor-law system. The primary valuation of Ireland or Griffith's Valuation - carried out between and to determine liability to pay the Poor rate (for the support of the poor and destitute within each Poor Law Union) - provides detailed information on where people lived in mid-nineteenth century Ireland and the .

      Book Description: This book examines Irish Poor Law reform during the years of the Irish revolution and Irish Free State. This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of the twentieth century which moves beyond political history, and demonstrates that concepts of respectability, social class and gender are central dynamics in Irish society. Poor laws -- Ireland -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Poor laws -- Ireland; Poor -- Ireland -- History; Ireland -- History; Filed under: Poor laws -- Ireland -- History Labour on the Land: Containing a Plan for the Employment of the Destitute Poor on Agricultural Occupations; With Observations on the Working of the Present Systems (), by S. W.


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Poor Law in Ireland by Angela Clifford Download PDF EPUB FB2

Introduced inthe Irish poor law established a nationwide system of poor relief that was administered and financed locally. This book provides the first detailed, comprehensive assessment of the ideological basis and practical operation of the poor law system in the post-Famine by: 7.

The end of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland [Lucey, Donnacha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The end of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent IrelandCited by: 1. Modelled on the English poor law ofthe Irish Poor Relief Act of established a nationwide system of poor relief based on the workhouse and financed by a local property tax.¹ The poor law system remained the primary form of poor relief in Ireland until the s, and in Northern Ireland until after the Second World War.² From its inception, the poor law was the focus of criticism and complaint.

This book examines the poor law and attempts at its reform during the Irish Poor Law in Ireland book () and in the initial decades of Irish independ­ence. This period represented one of the most formative and crucial eras in Irish politics and society, with ideas of culture, nation, state and iden­tity widely contested.

The Poor Law was an attempt to come to terms with some of the problems arising out of widespread poverty in Ireland in the early 19th century by providing institutional relief for the destitute. The Irish Poor Law Act ofheavily influenced by an English Act ofdivided the country initially Poor Law in Ireland book one hundred and thirty poor law unions each with a workhouse at its centre.

The popular view of the Irish poor law is dominated by the image of the workhouse. Built according to a standard plan, Irish workhouses were forbidding structures that became a significant architectural feature of the Irish countryside.

The Irish Poor Law Unions were created following the Irish Poor Law Act and you can read all about the Workhouse in Ireland on Peter Higginbottom's brilliant website dedicated to the history of the Workhouse where you can learn so much more and you can do the checks I recommend.

The Irish Poor Law Act. The Class of Pauper. Prior toIreland had no poor law system of any kind, and with the increasing pressure of population the need for. The Irish Poor Law and the Great Famine Peter Gray (Queen’s University Belfast) One of the central problems in interpreting the British state response to the Great Irish Famine of remains the decision taken by the administration to place full responsibility for famine relief on the demonstrably inadequate structure of the Irish poor Size: KB.

Opening text of the Poor Law Act, Ireland or "An Act for the more effectual Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland" enacted under Queen Victoria on 31st July, The Poor Law Commissioners were to carry this act into execution.

Prior to the Irish Poor Law Act of Ireland had no statutory poor relief. All relief for the poor had been provided up to this point on a charitable basis.

The Act itself was a divisive one. POOR RELIEF (IRELAND) ACT CHAPTER LVI. An Act for the more effectual Relief of the destitute Poor in Ireland.[ 1 ] [31st July ] [ Preamble.] [ S.

1 (appointing the poor law commissioners to be the commissioners for the execution of the Act), and s. This book examines Irish Poor Law reform during the years of the Irish revolution and Irish Free State.

This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of the twentieth century which moves beyond political history, and demonstrates that concepts of respectability, social class and gender are central dynamics in Irish by: 1.

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. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print A History of the Irish Poor Law: In Connexion with the Condition of the People Sir George Nicholls Full view - A History of the Irish Poor Law: In.

The focus of this study is the poor law system, and the people who used it. Introduced inthe Irish poor law established a nationwide system of poor relief that was administered and financed locally. This book provides the first detailed, comprehensive assessment of the ideological basis and practical operation of the poor law system in the post-Famine period.

The Board of Guardians of Milford Union was made up of twenty-six guardians and was a microcosm of the surrounding communities, consisting of both the tenant farmer class and the landlord class in the form of elected and non-elected or ex-officio guardians.

as the poor law commissioners feared it would lead to religious tensions within the. Jan. 5, The Illustrated London News. [p 3] CONDITION OF IRELAND ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE NEW POOR-LAW. After seeing the Ennistymon Union, and finding it in much the same desolate condition as that of Kilrush, I am about to pass into Galway; but before I leave the county of Clare I must give you a brief summary of the four Poor-Law Unions into which it is divided:.

In Scotland the Poor Law system was reformed by the Scottish Poor Law Act. In Ireland the Irish Poor Law Act of was the first attempt to put control of the destitute and responsibility for their welfare on a statutory basis. Irish workhouses were created to house the destitute poor.

In the second half of the nineteenth century their remit extended to public health. The surviving Irish Poor Law Union (PLU) records describe not only the inmates and staff in the workhouses from c. the s to –5 but also the wider community in which they were based.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland: Adapted to the New Poor-law, Franchise, Municipal and Ecclesiastical Arrangements, and Compiled with a Special Reference to the Lines of Railroad and Canal Communication, as Existing inVolume 2.ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 71 pages ; 22 cm.

Contents: The making of the Irish Poor Law --The Poor Law during the Great Famine --The Poor Law in post-famine Title: Studies in Irish economic and social history, Responsibility.The Irish Poor Law Act. The Irish Poor Relief Act of — An Act for the More effectual Relief of the Destitute Poor in Ireland — extended the recently ianugurated British poor relief system to Ireland.

As in England and Wales, the country was divided up into Poor Law Unions, each of which was required to set up its own workhouse.