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Great Britain Poor Law Commissioners

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Works: 461 works in 1,124 publications in 1 language and 11,247 library holdings
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Classifications: HV241, 614.0942
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Report on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Great Britain by Great Britain( Book )

10 editions published between 1842 and 1997 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1842. "Chadwick may be said to have initiated the public health era. Largely through his efforts the Public Health Act 1848 came into existence in England. He was the greatest sanitarian of the nineteenth century; among other things he was responsible for the introduction of glazed earthenware pipes for drains"--Fielding H. Garrison and Leslie T. Morton's A Medical Bibliography
Reports of special assistant poor law commissioners on the employment of women and children in agriculture : presented to both Houses of Parliament by command of Her Majesty by Great Britain( )

32 editions published between 1843 and 1975 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two reports addressed to His Majesty's commissioners appointed to inquire into the administration and operation of the poor laws by C. H Cameron( )

13 editions published in 1834 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts from the information received by His Majesty's Commissioners as to the administration and operation of the poor laws by Great Britain( )

19 editions published between 1833 and 2005 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Official circulars of public documents and information by Great Britain( )

in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report from His Majesty's commissioners for inquiring into the administration and practical operation of the poor laws by Great Britain( Book )

30 editions published between 1834 and 1976 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to the secretary of state for the Home department, from the Poor law commissioners, on the training of pauper children; with appendices by Great Britain( )

15 editions published between 1841 and 1940 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annual report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales by Great Britain( )

in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The local taxes of the United Kingdom: containing a digest of the law, with a summary of statistical information concerning the several local taxes in England, Scotland, and Ireland by Great Britain( )

12 editions published between 1846 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Poor Law report of 1834 by Great Britain( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Instructions from the Central Board of Poor law commissioners to assistant commissioners by Great Britain( )

14 editions published between 1832 and 1835 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report to Her Majesty's principal secretary of state for the Home Department, from the Poor Law Commissioners : on an inquiry into the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Great Britain : with appendices by Great Britain( )

27 editions published between 1842 and 1843 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report includes a careful analysis of causes of death in 1838 and 1839 and gives a clear description of insanitary conditions in England and Wales. Due to this and an earlier 1833 report, the foundations of later systems of government inspection were laid, a Public Health Act was passed in 1848, and a General Board of Health was established. Includes maps illustrating public health issues such as deaths, contagious or epidemic diseases, housing conditions, etc
Sanitary inquiry :--England : Local reports on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of England, in consequence of an inquiry directed to be made by the Poor Law Commissioners by Great Britain( )

19 editions published between 1842 and 1971 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanitary inquiry, Scotland : reports on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Scotland, in consequence of an inquiry directed to be made by the Poor Law Commissioners by Great Britain( )

11 editions published between 1842 and 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the report of the Poor Law Commissioners by Observer in an agricultural district( )

9 editions published between 1834 and 2005 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extracts from the information received by His Majesty's commissioners, as to the administration and operation of the poor-laws : published by authority by Great Britain( Book )

4 editions published between 1833 and 1837 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of the poor law commissioners on local taxation by Great Britain( )

12 editions published between 1844 and 2005 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of Commissioners ... first annual report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales : with the appendices by Great Britain( )

7 editions published between 1835 and 1836 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evidence as to the administration of relief in periods of manufacturing distress by Henry Ashworth( )

6 editions published in 1840 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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controlled identityGreat Britain. Poor Law Board

Grande-Bretagne. Commissioners for Inquiring into the Administration and Practical Operation of the Poor Laws

Grande-Bretagne. Poor Law Commission

Great Britain Commissioners for Inquiring into the Administration and Practical Operation of the Poor Laws

Great Britain Poor Law Commission

Great Britain. Poor Law Commission (Poor Law Commissioners)

Great Britain. Poor Law Commissioners

Poor Law Commission (Great Britain)

Poor Law Commissioners Great Britain

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