A History of the English Poor Law: In Connection with the State of the Country and the Condition of the People, Volum 2

P.S. King & son, 1898

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Pàgina 313 - tenants' rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent.
Pàgina 316 - order shall be taken from time to time for setting to work the children of all such whose parents shall not be able to maintain them," and have endeavoured to stimulate the local officers, after giving to the children a rudimentary education, to procure employment for them out of the workhouse
Pàgina 278 - 21 and 22.—All the powers and authorities of Gilbert's Act, and of all other Acts relating to the providing of workhouses, the borrowing of money, and governing and employing the poor, are to be exercised under the control, and subject to the rules, orders, and regulations of the Poor Law Commissioners,
Pàgina 246 - industry is impaired, their employment becomes unsteady, and its remuneration in wages is diminished. The converse is the effect when the pauper class is placed in its proper position below the condition of the independent labourer" ; and therefore, "every penny bestowed that tends to render the condition of the pauper more eligible than that of the independent labourer,
Pàgina 38 - or in the open air, and not giving a good account of themselves ; all persons wandering abroad and begging, pretending to be soldiers, mariners, seafaring men, or pretending to go to work in harvest; and all other persons wandering
Pàgina 274 - better Administration of the Laws relating to the Poor in England and Wales." The Act is avowedly based on the principle, that no one should be suffered to perish through want,
Pàgina 199 - or unoccupied building, or in the open air, not having any visible means of subsistence, and not giving a good account of himself or herself—every person wandering abroad and endeavouring by the exposure of wounds or deformities to obtain
Pàgina 112 - friendly societies for raising, by voluntary subscription of the members thereof, separate funds for the mutual relief and maintenance of the said members in sickness, old age, and infirmity, is likely to be attended with very beneficial effects, by promoting the happiness of individuals, and at the same time diminishing the public burthens.
Pàgina 296 - Amendment Act, the 26th section of which empowers the Commissioners " to declare so many parishes as they may think fit to be united for the administration of the laws for the relief of the poor" ; but ten miles was considered
Pàgina 45 - commitment to the house of correction, there to remain and be corrected and held to hard labour for a reasonable time, not exceeding one calendar month, or otherwise by discharging such apprentice in manner before-mentioned. The justices of peace are now, therefore,

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