Tuesday, 27 October 2009

More Jedburgh poor law records available on CD

A second volume of poor law records for the parish of Jedburgh has been released by Borders Family History Society on CD, covering the period 1875-1893. The CD contains the following:

Index to the Poor Law Records
Images of the Poor Law Records
History of the Parish
History of the Poor Law for England and Scotland
Map of the Town and Environs of Jedburgh by John Wood in 1823
17 Jedburgh Poor Law Cases from 1844
Forename and Surname Index
List of Borders Inspectors of the Poor
Duties of Inspectors of the Poor

Details included in the index to the Poor Law Records comprise names, place of birth, age or date of birth, address, other family members, description of disablement, date of death, and there's more information on the images themselves, including occupation, benefit received.

The CD costs £12 + p&p. For more, visit the Borders FHS website at

(With thanks to the SAFHS website).


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