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IRISH POOR LAW MAPS ONLINE

A new online resource for Irish local history


The Irish Poor Law Maps show levels of poor relief in every poor law union in Ireland in the years 1851, 1871, 1891 and 1911 together with statistics for the percentage of relief given as outdoor relief and the average weekly cost of relief. The maps provide a quick and easy reference point for people researching the history of the poor law in their locality.

http://ah.brookes.ac.uk/researcharchive/irishpoorlawmaps/index.htm

The maps can be accessed via the link above and are designed to be
self-explanatory.

Virginia Crossman
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Professor of Modern Irish History
Oxford Brookes University
Gipsy Lane
Oxford OX3 0BP

The Irish Poor Law Maps show levels of poor relief in every poor law union in Ireland in the years 1851, 1871, 1891 and 1911 together with statistics for the percentage of relief given as outdoor relief and the average weekly cost of relief. The maps provide a quick and easy reference point for people researching the history of the poor law in their locality.


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