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TITLE
Petition on behalf of Catherine McKay
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_19
PLACENAME
Island Rhoan
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
6 April 1847
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6140
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Petition on behalf of Catherine McKay

Petition on behalf of Catherine Mckay by her family for support as she was unable to do anything for herself. She was twenty-four years of age and is unable to go to bed without being carried.

She also requires feeding as she has no use of her hands.

Has note from parochial board stating "not admitted." The petition was refused.

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Petition on behalf of Catherine McKay

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Petition on behalf of Catherine Mckay by her family for support as she was unable to do anything for herself. She was twenty-four years of age and is unable to go to bed without being carried. <br /> <br /> She also requires feeding as she has no use of her hands. <br /> <br /> Has note from parochial board stating "not admitted." The petition was refused.