Able-bodied paupers by gender & age

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Year Indoor Outdoor Receiving both
01 Jan 1861 74 Show data context 1,672 Show data context 59 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 82 Show data context 1,616 Show data context 53 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 107 Show data context 1,801 Show data context 64 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 110 Show data context 1,890 Show data context 53 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 128 Show data context 1,956 Show data context 56 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 133 Show data context 2,317 Show data context 46 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 157 Show data context 1,960 Show data context 47 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 158 Show data context 1,841 Show data context 47 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 173 Show data context 2,109 Show data context 43 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 162 Show data context 2,282 Show data context 49 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 204 Show data context 2,117 Show data context 42 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 222 Show data context 2,000 Show data context 42 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 247 Show data context 2,035 Show data context 41 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 183 Show data context 1,898 Show data context 34 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 262 Show data context 2,074 Show data context 27 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 282 Show data context 1,958 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 324 Show data context 2,104 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 352 Show data context 2,142 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 366 Show data context 2,444 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 304 Show data context 2,376 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 394 Show data context 2,584 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 317 Show data context 2,578 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 360 Show data context 2,595 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 325 Show data context 2,422 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 367 Show data context 2,439 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 365 Show data context 2,488 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 381 Show data context 2,247 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 367 Show data context 2,346 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 407 Show data context 2,272 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 385 Show data context 2,183 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 421 Show data context 2,007 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 404 Show data context 1,944 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 475 Show data context 2,054 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 445 Show data context 2,231 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 470 Show data context 2,023 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 487 Show data context 2,228 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 561 Show data context 2,138 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 610 Show data context 2,357 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 635 Show data context 2,818 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 597 Show data context 3,027 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 685 Show data context 2,768 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 721 Show data context 2,751 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 702 Show data context 2,885 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 625 Show data context 2,545 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 738 Show data context 2,314 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 661 Show data context 2,249 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 681 Show data context 2,099 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 588 Show data context 1,981 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 678 Show data context 1,956 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 612 Show data context 2,082 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 707 Show data context 2,014 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 655 Show data context 2,208 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 726 Show data context 2,379 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 724 Show data context 2,778 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 661 Show data context 2,863 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 799 Show data context 3,108 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 698 Show data context 3,099 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 771 Show data context 3,262 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 630 Show data context 3,250 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 814 Show data context 3,579 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 757 Show data context 3,111 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 889 Show data context 3,279 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 791 Show data context 2,931 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 994 Show data context 3,178 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 802 Show data context 2,927 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 1,044 Show data context 3,512 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 933 Show data context 3,059 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 1,265 Show data context 3,132 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 1,013 Show data context 3,224 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 1,179 Show data context 3,171 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 994 Show data context 3,241 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 1,113 Show data context 3,351 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 933 Show data context 3,173 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 1,068 Show data context 3,188 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 981 Show data context 3,140 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 1,126 Show data context 3,091 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 985 Show data context 3,104 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 1,071 Show data context 3,161 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 972 Show data context 2,702 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 1,074 Show data context 2,445 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 1,033 Show data context 2,486 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 1,176 Show data context 2,376 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 1,093 Show data context 2,211 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 1,207 Show data context 2,179 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 1,104 Show data context 2,113 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 1,245 Show data context 2,043 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 1,208 Show data context 1,992 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 1,365 Show data context 2,069 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 1,264 Show data context 2,045 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 1,353 Show data context 2,131 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 1,304 Show data context 2,070 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 1,452 Show data context 2,100 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 1,326 Show data context 2,093 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 1,577 Show data context 2,073 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 1,478 Show data context 2,119 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 1,672 Show data context 2,047 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 1,585 Show data context 2,095 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 1,684 Show data context 2,129 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 1,603 Show data context 2,160 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 1,654 Show data context 2,189 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 1,481 Show data context 1,908 Show data context
Date: Source:
1861 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament pre 1871 (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1911 Local Government Board, Poor Law Returns to Parliament from 1871 onwards (HMSO) ,

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The exact meaning of the term 'able-bodied', as used in the Poor Law system, is a matter of some controversy but is generally understood to exclude the aged and infirm, and 'lunatics', but to include large numbers who were temporarily ill. The system's reports consistently divide those receiving relief into Men, Women and Children.


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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Prescot RegD/PLU through time | Work & Poverty Statistics | Able-bodied paupers by gender & age, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 25th July 2024