Able-bodied paupers by gender and age

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Year Men Women
01 Jan 1859 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 2,125 Show data context 9,325 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 2,592 Show data context 9,587 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 2,079 Show data context 8,745 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 2,809 Show data context 9,701 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 2,187 Show data context 9,197 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 5,776 Show data context 14,056 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 10,372 Show data context 21,869 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 38,868 Show data context 60,057 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 17,705 Show data context 35,271 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 15,636 Show data context 31,248 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 6,218 Show data context 17,958 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 8,769 Show data context 21,462 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 3,365 Show data context 13,290 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 3,608 Show data context 12,706 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 2,371 Show data context 10,186 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 3,689 Show data context 12,097 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 2,938 Show data context 11,480 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 5,994 Show data context 14,673 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 3,138 Show data context 12,067 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 4,701 Show data context 13,888 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 3,645 Show data context 12,848 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 6,052 Show data context 15,417 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 2,730 Show data context 10,982 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 4,331 Show data context 12,490 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 2,213 Show data context 9,817 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 2,289 Show data context 9,532 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 1,627 Show data context 7,813 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 1,886 Show data context 7,883 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 1,393 Show data context 7,196 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,630 Show data context 7,284 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 1,319 Show data context 6,514 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 2,178 Show data context 7,297 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 1,131 Show data context 5,782 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 1,359 Show data context 5,919 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 1,192 Show data context 5,648 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 1,304 Show data context 5,752 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 1,318 Show data context 5,900 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 1,889 Show data context 6,929 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 1,894 Show data context 7,358 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 6,768 Show data context 12,476 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 4,468 Show data context 10,826 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 6,329 Show data context 12,876 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 2,353 Show data context 9,079 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 3,434 Show data context 9,862 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 2,096 Show data context 8,744 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 2,597 Show data context 8,775 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 1,676 Show data context 7,842 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 2,319 Show data context 8,564 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 1,669 Show data context 7,845 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 2,311 Show data context 9,524 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 1,728 Show data context 7,908 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 2,454 Show data context 8,229 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 2,031 Show data context 8,093 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 3,832 Show data context 9,765 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 2,288 Show data context 8,541 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 3,586 Show data context 9,694 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 2,283 Show data context 8,416 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 3,014 Show data context 8,703 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 2,151 Show data context 7,947 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 2,673 Show data context 8,233 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 1,934 Show data context 7,456 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 2,472 Show data context 7,637 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 1,687 Show data context 6,764 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 2,803 Show data context 7,524 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 2,085 Show data context 6,855 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 4,204 Show data context 8,031 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 3,076 Show data context 7,624 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 4,854 Show data context 9,006 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 3,239 Show data context 7,931 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 5,300 Show data context 9,169 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 3,540 Show data context 8,037 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 5,200 Show data context 9,243 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 3,814 Show data context 8,758 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 5,266 Show data context 9,426 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 3,831 Show data context 8,435 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 5,153 Show data context 9,375 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 3,968 Show data context 8,792 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 5,632 Show data context 9,831 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 3,584 Show data context 8,916 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 5,124 Show data context 8,779 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 4,027 Show data context 8,250 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 5,187 Show data context 8,703 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 3,992 Show data context 8,185 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 5,456 Show data context 9,356 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 4,289 Show data context 8,955 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 5,953 Show data context 9,669 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 4,799 Show data context 9,057 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 6,519 Show data context 9,755 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 4,740 Show data context 9,007 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 7,771 Show data context 10,456 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 6,153 Show data context 9,923 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 8,458 Show data context 11,090 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 5,790 Show data context 9,510 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 7,945 Show data context 10,387 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 5,533 Show data context 9,028 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 7,606 Show data context 9,573 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 5,387 Show data context 8,583 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 6,978 Show data context 9,063 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 6,122 Show data context 9,126 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 9,576 Show data context 11,172 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 8,221 Show data context 11,234 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 10,348 Show data context 12,090 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 7,986 Show data context 10,964 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 9,749 Show data context 11,595 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 7,526 Show data context 10,203 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 7,946 Show data context 10,201 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 4,822 Show data context 3,625 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 5,391 Show data context 3,787 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 3,950 Show data context 3,256 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1916 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1917 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1918 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Date: Source:
1859 - 1870 Poor Law Board, Annual Report (HMSO) ,
1871 - 1919 Local Government Board, Annual Report (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The exact meaning of the term 'able-bodied', as used in the Poor Law system, is a matter of some controversy but is generally understood to exclude the aged and infirm, and 'lunatics', but to include large numbers who were temporarily ill. The system's reports consistently divide those receiving relief into Men, Women and Children.

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Date accessed: 18th August 2019