Herefordshire Record Office
Digital Images Collection [Index]; Overseers Accounts Clodock [Township of Longtown] 1775 to 1783
Clodock and Longtown
1775 to 1783
These Overseers Accounts for Clodock cover the Township of Longtown for the period February 1775 to March 1783
The document provides a detailed account of poor relief both in monetary payments as well as payment in kind eg cloth, wheat, malt, cheese, shoes, fuel, a coffin, made to named individuals. It also includes accounts of the distribution of the charity of William Pitt.
To view the digital images, click on the relevant year
An extensive research paper entitled The Poor Law in Longtown, 1820 to 1840, has been prepared by Nina Wedell dated March 2010 and may be found at nw_lon_1022.