Genealogy Projects tagged with relief on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Relief Society

    The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest ...

  • Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England

    Guildford Workhouse, Surrey, England The Guildford Union workhouse was built in 1836 accommodating up to 300 inmates. The building was designed by George Gilbert Scott and his partner, William Bonython Moffatt. They designed many workhouses during this period. Vagrants made up a large proportion of most workhouse populations and were usually placed in more basic accommodation than that in t...

  • Curbridge Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England

    Curbridge Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England In the township's eastern part the Union workhouse was built in 1835–6 on the later Tower Hill.the branch road was variously called Union Hill, from the workhouse of 1836, Razor Hill, from stone-cutting machinery in the adjacent quarries, and finally Tower Hill, from the water tower built at its north end in 1903. 1881 Census: Residents of Union Wor...

  • Workhouse "Spike"

    Workhouse "Spike" The Project: This is an umbrella project for all workhouses and as such should not have profiles assigned to it unless perhaps the town of the workhouse a person was in is unknown. To find the appropriate sub-project go to the "Historic Buildings of ...." project for the appropriate county where there should be a sub-heading of "Workhouse (Poor House) "Spike"" There is a lot...

  • Ash Workhouse, Surrey, England

    Ash Workhouse, Surrey, England Up to 1834 The parishes of Ash and Normandy, Long Sutton, Puttenham, and Seale and Tongham were incorporated under Gilbert's Act of 1782 which allowed groups of parishes jointly to administer poor relief and to set up workhouses for the elderly and infirm and children. The agreement to form the Union was formally registered on 19th April, 1806. A workhouse was...

  • Chipping Norton Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England

    Chipping Norton Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England 1881 Census: Residents of Union Work House, Rock Hill, Chipping Norton, Oxford Name Mar Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace Staff William WEBB M 31 M Head Master Of Workhouse (Munic) Stourton, Warwick Sophia WEBB M 35 F Wife Matron Of Workhouse (Munic) Liverpool, Lancashire Elizabeth WELSH U 29 F Officer Schoolmistress At W...

  • Thame Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England

    Thame Workhouse, Oxfordshire, England 1881 Census: Residents of Thame Union Workhouse, Priest End, Thame, Oxford, England Name Mar Age Sex Relation Occupation Handicap Birthplace Staff George SIMMONDS M 55 M Head Master Of Workhouse Cricklade, Wiltshire Rhoda SIMMONDS M 56 F Wife Matron Of Workhouse Childrey, Berkshire George SIMMONDS U 26 M Nephew Porter Of Workhouse (Munic) Crickl...

  • Farnham Workhouse, Surrey, England

    The Poor are farmed in a Workhouse, built in 1791, on a good plan and stands in an excellent situation about half a mile from the town. The old Workhouse stood in the town and is said to have been a most wretched one. The contractor is allowed the use of the house and furniture, and the earnings of the Poor, and receives £1,000 a year for which he is bound to maintain the Poor of every descript...