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TITLE
Letter for Bell Reid to Parochial Board
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_48
PLACENAME
Braetongue
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
21 June 1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6186
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Letter for Bell Reid to Parochial Board

Letter to parochial board requesting poor relief for Bell Reid who is unable to support herself. She owns a two year old heifer which she is going to sell to clear her debts.

She also formerly had some land which provided support but as well as some aid from a sister and daughter. Her sister has now married and imigrated to America and her daughter has to move out because the land has been taken from them.

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Letter for Bell Reid to Parochial Board

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter to parochial board requesting poor relief for Bell Reid who is unable to support herself. She owns a two year old heifer which she is going to sell to clear her debts. <br /> <br /> She also formerly had some land which provided support but as well as some aid from a sister and daughter. Her sister has now married and imigrated to America and her daughter has to move out because the land has been taken from them.