PUBLIC ASSISTANCE INSTITUTION

SN Name given to a workhouse after 1929. The Local Government Act of 1929 abolished Poor Law Unions and Guardians, and control passed to public assistance authorities run by county boroughs and county councils. Lasted until 1948 when poor laws were repealed.
CL HEALTH AND WELFARE
RT WORKHOUSE

 
 

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE INSTITUTION

SN Name given to a workhouse after 1929. The Local Government Act of 1929 abolished Poor Law Unions and Guardians, and control passed to public assistance authorities run by county boroughs and county councils. Lasted until 1948 when poor laws were repealed.
CL DOMESTIC
BT RESIDENTIAL BUILDING
RT WORKHOUSE