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Local Government Board and predecessors: Miscellaneous Correspondence and Papers

MH 25
Local Government Board and predecessors: Miscellaneous Correspondence and Papers

This series contains miscellaneous correspondence and papers of the Local Government Board and predecessors. The records relate to enquiries on matters of poor law administration, and, after 1871, public health and local government services, from miscellaneous individuals and organisations. Includes bill papers relating to the Poor Law Officers Superannuation Act 1896 and a ledger of the Poor Law Commissioners, 1834 to 1837.

Separated Material:
Volumes for 1851 and 1858 are missing. Most of the papers covering the period 1900 to 1919 were destroyed by enemy action in 1941 and fire in 1944.
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Local Government Board, 1871-1919
Poor Law Board, 1847-1871
Poor Law Commission, 1834-1847
Physical description:
183 volume(s)
Unpublished finding aids:
For registers to correspondence see MH 60

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