Tag Archives: Poor Law

Meeting – Monday 14 March, 7:30pm

Members’ presentations: Three short talks (15-20 minutes each), reporting the results to date of research being undertaken by Lewes History Group members: 1. Peter Atkins: Lewes at the Old Bailey 2. Ann Holmes: All change or more of the same? … Continue reading

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Meeting – Monday 21 February, 7:30pm [Programme change]

John Kay: Settlement Records in Lewes Parish Chests Under the Old Poor Law everyone was settled in a particular parish, in the same way that today we are citizens of a particular country. You might be allowed to live outside … Continue reading

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