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Manual of the Duties of the Poor Law Officers
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (226 pages)
Author: W. Lumley
Year: (1869) 2010
Originally compiled by William Golden Lumley in 1869, this 226 page book is now available on CD-ROM. Giving readers details of the duties of the master and matron of the workhouse, it also gives an invaluable look at the way the workhouse was run. It shows how masters and matrons were appointed, their duties together with receipts and payments they made.
This book also covers the admission of paupers, discipline and diet and punishments for misbehaviour.
A digital version of the original book, in PDF format is now fully searchable, and can be viewed on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text