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TITLE
Letter to Doctor Black from William McKay Ref:Poor
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_05
PLACENAME
Morwich
DISTRICT
Golspie, Rogart and Lairg
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Golspie
DATE OF IMAGE
29 March 1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6118
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
Letter to Doctor Black from William McKay Ref:Poor

Letter to Doctor Black (poor inspector) from William McKay regarding his parents.

Mr McKay begins his letter by giving the addresses of his two brothers.
On this first page Mr McKay says he doesn't know what to say about his father and mother being added to the Poor Roll. He did have money a while back but recently has been unemployed because of bad health and still not fit for work.

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Letter to Doctor Black from William McKay Ref:Poor

SUTHERLAND: Golspie

1840s

poor relief; poor house; money; tongue and farr

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter to Doctor Black (poor inspector) from William McKay regarding his parents.<br /> <br /> Mr McKay begins his letter by giving the addresses of his two brothers.<br /> On this first page Mr McKay says he doesn't know what to say about his father and mother being added to the Poor Roll. He did have money a while back but recently has been unemployed because of bad health and still not fit for work.