Catalogue description Ministry of Health: Poor Law Division and Health Divisions: Public Health and Poor Law Services, Local Authority Correspondence (Series II)
|Title:||Ministry of Health: Poor Law Division and Health Divisions: Public Health and Poor Law Services, Local Authority Correspondence (Series II)|
This series comprises Ministry of Health files, proper, relating to public health and Poor Law services: functions which were taken over by the Ministry from the Local Government Board in 1920. The files mainly cover the period 1920-1966. Poor law services are covered more fully after 1929, particularly in connection with administrative schemes for the administration of such services on their transfer from poor law authorities to local authorities in 1930 and the appointment of public assistance officers and staff.
The files are arranged alphabetically by local authority within the various categories of authority.
See also Division within MH
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
Local Government Board, 1871-1919
Ministry of Health, 1919-1968
|Physical description:||799 file(s)|
|Access conditions:||Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated|
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