Bristol corporation of the poor, 1696-1898
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Published by Historical Association, Bristol Branch in [Bristol .
Written in English



  • Bristol (England),
  • England,
  • Bristol


  • Public welfare -- England -- Bristol -- History.,
  • Bristol (England) -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. E. Butcher.
SeriesBristol Branch of the Historical Association. Local history pamphlets,, 29, Local history pamphlets ;, no. 29.
LC ClassificationsDA690.B8 H5 no. 29, HV250.B7 H5 no. 29
The Physical Object
Pagination(2), 23, (4) p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5339338M
ISBN 100901388076
LC Control Number72192956

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, Bristol corporation of the poor, / by E. E. Butcher Historical Association, Bristol Branch [Bristol Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. In 2 libraries. 23 p., [2] p. of plates: ill., facsims., ; 22 cm. Bristol Corporation of the Poor. Public welfare -- England -- Bristol -- History. Bristol (England. Bristol Corporation of the Poor: Selected Records, Corporation of the Poor (Bristol, England) Snippet view - Transactions of the Corporation of the Poor, in the City of Bristol, During a Period of Years: Alphabetically Arranged, with Observations, and a Prefatory .

  Thus, to use the rhetoric of Ivan Illich, the hospital 'expropriated' the health of the poor: they were medicalized. More dramatically, Dr. Fissell underscores that a conspicuous function of the Bristol Infirmary lay in dissecting the remains of patients who had died there (and, not infrequently, bringing in extra cadavers, courtesy of body-snatchers). The old Bristol Mint was then bought by the Corporation in for £ to be used as a workhouse for the Bristol Corporation of the Poor and it is in this role as a paupers' workhouse that the building is much better known. Bristol Corporation of the Poor, 30 L.V. Grinsell The Bristol Mint: An Historical Outline: 31 K. G. Powell The Marian Martyrs of Bristol: 32 David Large and Robert Whitfield The Bristol Trades Council, 33 Kathleen Barker Entertainment in . Bristol City Council, formerly known as The Bristol Corporation, is the local government authority governing the city of Bristol, England. Following the Norman conquest of England in , successive royal charters granted increasing rights of local governance to Bristol. County status was attained in and city status in the early sixteenth century. Bristol Corporation was established in the nineteenth century and the office of Lord Mayor .

The Great Red Book of Bristol. Introduction (Part 1): Burgage Tenure in Mediaeval Bristol [pdf 60MB] out of print. 3. E. E. Butcher. Bristol Corporation of the Poor, [pdf 37MB] out of print. 4. E. W. W. Veale. The Great Red Book of Bristol. Text (Part 2) [pdf 88MB] out of print. . Bristol Corporation of the Poor in to the first decline of the workhouse movement in the s. More than this, it describes the experience of the poor themselves, giving more space to the paupers incarcerated in the institutions established than to the reformers who put them there. The day-to-day administration of houses, theAuthor: Timothy V. Hitchcock. St Peters Hospital, Bristol. The Bristol Corporation of the Poor was the board responsible for poor relief in Bristol, England when the Poor Law system was in operation. It Formation: ; years ago. 17a - Survey of the Parish of Portishead in the County of Somerset made for the purpose of equalising the Poor's Rate, by Y. and J.P. Sturge - 17b - Papers re Survey - nd 18 - Terrier of the Manor of Westerleigh in the County of Gloucester, the Property of Sir John Smyth, Bart., the Rt. Hon. Lord Middleton and Edward Francis Colston, Esq.