Selection of Parochial Examinations Relative to the Destitute Classes in Ireland: From the Evidence Received by His Majesty's Commissioners for Enquiring Into the Condition of the Poorer Classes in Ireland ; by Authority
Great Britain. Commissioners Appointed to Inquire into the Condition of the Poorer Classes in Ireland
Milliken, 1835 - Ireland - 430 pages
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able able-bodied acres alms apply Assistant Commissioners attended the Examination BALLYMAHON BARONY bastard beggars cabin charity chief constable child churchwarden Clonmel clothes collect con-acre cottier COUNTY DONEGAL Daniel Sullivan deserted children destitute dispensary distress Dublin earn employed employment Examinations taken father feeling Foundling-hospital frequently fund G. C. Lewis give given half house of industry husband illegitimate children infanticide infirm instances Ireland James James Peebles John Kildysart known labourer labouring classes land live lodging magistrate marriage marry meal mendicity Michael months mother neighbourhood neighbours never nurse orphans parents parish parish priest Patrick Persons who attended petty sessions poor provision rector refuse relief rent resident Roman Catholic says scarcely season seldom shopkeeper sick small farmer sometimes stone of potatoes summer Thomas town vagrants wages weaver week widows wife William witnesses woman women
Page 417 - Church in her governors; and the institution of the Association for Discountenancing Vice and Promoting the Knowledge and Practice of the Christian Religion...
Page 1 - to inquire into the condition of the poorer classes in Ireland, and into the various institutions at present established by law for their relief, and also whether any and what further remedial measures appear to be requisite to ameliorate the condition of the Irish poor or any portion of them.
Page 4 - A fourth party declared the nature of the existing connection between landlord and tenant to be the root of all the evil. Pawnbroking, redundant population, absence of capital, peculiar religious tenets and religious differences, political excitement, want of education, the mal-administration of justice, the state of prison discipline, want of manufactures and of inland navigation, with a variety of other circumstances...