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TITLE
Petition on Behalf of Widow Hugh Mackay
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_51
PLACENAME
Tongue
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
1 April 1847
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6191
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Petition on Behalf of Widow Hugh Mackay

Petition by Catherine McKinzie on behalf of widow Hugh Mackay. She has been a widow for eight years and is about seventy-two years of age. She has no means to support herself and although she has sons, they have families of their own to support.

The letter requests poor relief for the widow to support life.

Temporary aid is approved.

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Petition on Behalf of Widow Hugh Mackay

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

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

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Petition by Catherine McKinzie on behalf of widow Hugh Mackay. She has been a widow for eight years and is about seventy-two years of age. She has no means to support herself and although she has sons, they have families of their own to support. <br /> <br /> The letter requests poor relief for the widow to support life.<br /> <br /> Temporary aid is approved.