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TITLE
Letter for Alexandrina McKay to Dr Black
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_27
PLACENAME
Tongue
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
10 March 1847
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6153
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Letter for Alexandrina McKay to Dr Black

Alexandrina had lost her husband and her child in a period of less than eighteen months. She had been receiving support from the parochial board, for which she thanks them, but has still not cleared the expenses of funeral costs.

Her child had had a long illness. The board awarded her 7/- donation.

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Letter for Alexandrina McKay to Dr Black

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Alexandrina had lost her husband and her child in a period of less than eighteen months. She had been receiving support from the parochial board, for which she thanks them, but has still not cleared the expenses of funeral costs.<br /> <br /> Her child had had a long illness. The board awarded her 7/- donation.