Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Ancestry adds to London (East End) Poor Law collection

The Ancestry collection London, England, Selected Poor Law Removal and Settlement Records, 1828-1930 now contains 290,134 records, up from 218,139 records in April 2013 when previously mentioned here. Most of the additions, shown in red, are for Examinations. Here's the complete coverage, there are liable to be gaps and missing records.

Bethnal Green: Examinations for 1839-1903, Orders of Removal for 1837-1853 - 1916, Settlement Papers for 1889-1894-1917.
Hackney:  Orders of Removal for 1867-1868, 1900, 1903-1907, 1913-1914, 1920-1921; Settlement Papers 1850-1870, 1892-1915.
Poplar: Examinations for 1885-1897, Orders of Removal for 1874-1892-1893; Settlement Papers 1885-1886, 1889-1890, 1893-1894, 1904
Shoreditch: Examinations 1808-1918; Orders for Removal for 1869, 1878-1920, Settlement Papers 1882-1897.
Stepney: Orders of Removal for 1826-1836.

1 comment:

Susan Gingras Calcagni said...


The Irish Genealogical Research Society wrote: Worth remembering that many Irish emigrants were poor and so show up applying for Poor Law relief in England.