Catalogue description Ministry of Health and predecessors: Circular Letters

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Details of MH 10
Reference: MH 10
Title: Ministry of Health and predecessors: Circular Letters

This series contains circulars, statutory instruments, orders and other publications issued by the Poor Law Commission and Board, the Local Government Board and the Ministry of Health. The recipients include Assistant Poor Law Commissioners, district auditors, union and parish officers and other local officials. Includes registers of circulars, 1848 to 1951, and indexes, 1848 to 1946. Volumes 18-84 contain subject indexes to their contents.

Date: 1834-1962
Related material:

For later circulars see BN 1

Annual reports of the Supplementary Benefits Commission are in BN 67

For Ministry of Housing and Local Government circulars see HLG 72

For further Ministry of Health circulars see Subseries within MH 76

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Local Government Board, 1871-1919

Ministry of Health, 1919-1968

Poor Law Board, 1847-1871

Poor Law Commission, 1834-1847

Physical description: 198 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open

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