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TITLE
Petition of Angusina Munro for poor relief
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_11
PLACENAME
Skinnid
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6128
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Petition of Angusina Munro for poor relief

Petition by Angusina Munro to the Parochial Board in the parish of Tongue for poor relief. She had been confined to bed for three months and been unable to eat because of "internally consumptive fevers."

The petitioner requests a little relief once only for the short time she may have left. The letter also reminds the board that Mrs Paterson- Melness has informed the board already of her case and that she is in "great distress."

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Petition of Angusina Munro for poor relief

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

poor relief; poor house; money; tongue and farr; illness

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Petition by Angusina Munro to the Parochial Board in the parish of Tongue for poor relief. She had been confined to bed for three months and been unable to eat because of "internally consumptive fevers."<br /> <br /> The petitioner requests a little relief once only for the short time she may have left. The letter also reminds the board that Mrs Paterson- Melness has informed the board already of her case and that she is in "great distress."