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Guardians of the Poor
Board of Trustees

[Record group 35-3-1]
Agency Function
Unavailable

Agency History
For history of the Guardians of the Poor, see Guardians of the Poor
For records of the construction of the Alms House in Blockley between 1828 and 1838, see Commissioners for the Erection of the Buildings for the Accomodation of the Poor

Archival Records
35-3-1.1 Minutes (1788-1887)

35-3-1.2 Extracts from Minutes (1816-1821)

35-3-1.3 Letter Book (1823-1886; missing November 1835-March 1839; November 1853-March 1880)

35-3-1.4 Rules Adopted by Board (1844, 1851, 1856, 1861, 1868, 1883, 1887)

35-3-1.5 Reports to the Guardians of the Poor (1864-1872)

35-3-1.6 Bills and Payrolls Passed by Board (1836-1887)

35-3-1.7 Miscellaneous Papers (1807-1887)

35-3-1.8 Orderly Book (1835-1848)

35-3-1.9 Annual Report

35-3-1.10 Scrapbook (1857-1859)

35-3-1.11 Ship Register (1839-1843)

35-3-1.12 Ship and Passenger Lists (1859-1867)

35-3-1.13 Receipts of Capital Tax on Ship Passenger Arrivals (1839-1875)


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