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TITLE
Petition for Chirsty Mackay ref: Poor Relief
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_13
PLACENAME
Skinnid
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
27 April 1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6130
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Petition for Chirsty Mackay ref: Poor Relief

Petition by Christy Mackay to Doctor Black, Tongue for Poor relief. The letter states that she had been confined to bed for fifteen weeks because of severe pain in her knee and unable to move without assistance.

Request is made to present this information to the Parochial Board for them to consider an increase in relief being given. She is attended to by two women who are both already busy. The letter is signed Chirsty McKay Doull

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Petition for Chirsty Mackay ref: Poor Relief

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Petition by Christy Mackay to Doctor Black, Tongue for Poor relief. The letter states that she had been confined to bed for fifteen weeks because of severe pain in her knee and unable to move without assistance.<br /> <br /> Request is made to present this information to the Parochial Board for them to consider an increase in relief being given. She is attended to by two women who are both already busy. The letter is signed Chirsty McKay Doull