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Author Crossan, Rose-Marie, author.

Title Poverty and welfare in Guernsey, 1560-2015 / Rose-Marie Crossan
Published Woodbridge, UK ; Rochester, NY : The Boydell Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (332 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Frontcover; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Conventions, Note on currency; Introduction; I. Context; 1 Governance, Economy, Society; 2 Poverty; II. Welfare; 3 Beginnings of Parochial Poor Relief; 4 Outdoor Relief, Mid-Eighteenth to Mid-Twentieth Centuries; 5 Self-Help and Voluntary Charity; III. Town Hospital; 6 Overview; 7 Infirmary and Lunatic Asylum; 8 People; 9 Daily Life; IV. Twentieth Century and Beyond; 10 From Parishes to States; Conclusion; Appendices; 1. Writings on Peasant Proprietorship in Guernsey
2. Poor Rates, Indoor and Outdoor Relief Spending, St Peter Port, 1724-19243. Parochial Poor Relief in Other Channel Islands; 4. Average Year-end Head-counts and Average Annual Admissions and Discharges, Town Hospital, 1700s-1900s; 5. Adult Admissions Ascribed to Illness and Accidents, Town Hospital, 1852-1919; 6. Relative Proportions of Men and Women in Year-end Head-counts and Annual Admissions, Town Hospital, 1750-1919; 7. Annual Averages of Child Admissions and Year-end Numbers, Town Hospital, 1756-1919
8. Over-60s as a Proportion of all Inmates, and Composition by Sex of Over-60s Cohort, Town Hospital, 1756-19119. Average Weekly Amounts Purchased per Head, Town Hospital, 1760-1917; 10. Timeline: Developments in Poor Relief and Social Security, 1700-2010; Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Poverty -- history.
Almshouses -- history.
Delivery of Health Care -- history.
History, Early Modern 1451-1600.
History, Modern 1601-.
Public Assistance -- history.
Social Conditions -- history.
Social Welfare -- history.
Poor -- Services for -- Guernsey -- History
Public welfare -- Guernsey -- History
Workhouses -- Guernsey -- Saint Peter Port -- History
Aide sociale -- Grande-Bretagne -- Guernesey (GB) -- Histoire.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Pauvres -- Protection, assistance, etc. -- Grande-Bretagne -- Guernesey (GB) -- Histoire.
Poor -- Services for.
Public welfare.
Great Britain Miscellaneous Island Dependencies -- Guernsey.
Great Britain Miscellaneous Island Dependencies -- Saint Peter Port (Guernsey)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1782046135