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TITLE
Letter to Parochial Board for Chirsty McKay
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_50
PLACENAME
Strathtongue
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
No Date Given
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6189
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Letter to Parochial Board for Chirsty McKay

Letter to parochial board informing them of the condition of Chirsty McKay. She had been living in a bothy for twelve years. During this time she had no land or means of support except her industry.

The letter indicates that these facts can be confirmed by her neighbours. The letter is applying for poor relief for her.

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Letter to Parochial Board for Chirsty McKay

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter to parochial board informing them of the condition of Chirsty McKay. She had been living in a bothy for twelve years. During this time she had no land or means of support except her industry.<br /> <br /> The letter indicates that these facts can be confirmed by her neighbours. The letter is applying for poor relief for her.