Able-bodied paupers by gender and age

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Year Indoor Outdoor Receiving both
01 Jan 1859 1,694 Show data context 12,397 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 1,515 Show data context 12,116 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 1,632 Show data context 12,090 Show data context 12 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 1,497 Show data context 12,017 Show data context 20 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 1,641 Show data context 12,138 Show data context 20 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 1,535 Show data context 12,115 Show data context 52 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 1,794 Show data context 12,436 Show data context 43 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 1,736 Show data context 12,548 Show data context 32 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 1,843 Show data context 12,500 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 1,721 Show data context 12,565 Show data context 33 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 1,761 Show data context 12,384 Show data context 46 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 1,574 Show data context 12,301 Show data context 25 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 1,701 Show data context 12,532 Show data context 17 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 1,573 Show data context 12,332 Show data context 17 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 1,776 Show data context 12,765 Show data context 16 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 1,556 Show data context 13,044 Show data context 80 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 1,978 Show data context 13,962 Show data context 16 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 1,843 Show data context 14,431 Show data context 49 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 2,125 Show data context 14,923 Show data context 59 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 1,930 Show data context 15,421 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 2,194 Show data context 15,769 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 1,899 Show data context 15,464 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 2,062 Show data context 15,917 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 1,897 Show data context 15,722 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 2,072 Show data context 16,316 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 1,853 Show data context 15,943 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 2,033 Show data context 15,854 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 1,816 Show data context 14,268 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 1,795 Show data context 13,715 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 1,697 Show data context 13,010 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 1,822 Show data context 12,694 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 1,623 Show data context 12,468 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 1,728 Show data context 12,423 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 1,587 Show data context 12,264 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 1,719 Show data context 12,384 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 1,570 Show data context 11,950 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 1,789 Show data context 12,044 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 1,633 Show data context 11,904 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 1,764 Show data context 12,321 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 1,707 Show data context 12,424 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 1,812 Show data context 12,737 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 1,731 Show data context 12,568 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 1,826 Show data context 12,968 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 1,649 Show data context 12,797 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 1,727 Show data context 12,801 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 1,500 Show data context 12,305 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 1,637 Show data context 11,976 Show data context 13 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 1,557 Show data context 11,565 Show data context 11 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 1,627 Show data context 11,476 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 1,478 Show data context 11,151 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 1,493 Show data context 11,154 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 1,441 Show data context 10,902 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 1,504 Show data context 10,879 Show data context 14 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 1,396 Show data context 10,675 Show data context 16 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 1,443 Show data context 10,811 Show data context 15 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 1,303 Show data context 10,668 Show data context 15 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 1,317 Show data context 10,620 Show data context 13 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 1,289 Show data context 10,292 Show data context 12 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 1,302 Show data context 10,586 Show data context 17 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 1,239 Show data context 10,305 Show data context 13 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 1,273 Show data context 10,242 Show data context 15 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 1,193 Show data context 10,232 Show data context 23 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 1,194 Show data context 10,238 Show data context 21 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 1,123 Show data context 10,111 Show data context 24 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 1,156 Show data context 9,991 Show data context 24 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 1,144 Show data context 9,802 Show data context 26 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 1,193 Show data context 9,849 Show data context 29 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 1,121 Show data context 9,815 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 1,181 Show data context 10,019 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 1,146 Show data context 10,098 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 1,287 Show data context 10,520 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 1,234 Show data context 10,427 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 1,288 Show data context 10,543 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 1,240 Show data context 10,465 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 1,328 Show data context 10,635 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 1,296 Show data context 10,224 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 1,357 Show data context 10,601 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 1,285 Show data context 10,288 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 1,357 Show data context 10,243 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 1,261 Show data context 10,172 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 1,315 Show data context 10,123 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 1,273 Show data context 9,856 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 1,312 Show data context 9,850 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 1,224 Show data context 8,912 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 1,324 Show data context 8,852 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 1,281 Show data context 8,582 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 1,346 Show data context 8,586 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 1,392 Show data context 8,510 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 1,456 Show data context 8,327 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 1,359 Show data context 8,160 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 1,457 Show data context 8,098 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 1,398 Show data context 7,991 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 1,480 Show data context 7,959 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 1,368 Show data context 7,921 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 1,469 Show data context 7,859 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 1,421 Show data context 7,779 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 1,572 Show data context 7,661 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 1,499 Show data context 7,559 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 1,589 Show data context 7,591 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 1,547 Show data context 7,614 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 1,653 Show data context 7,556 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 1,511 Show data context 7,363 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 1,744 Show data context 7,376 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 1,573 Show data context 7,223 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 1,688 Show data context 6,161 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 1,538 Show data context 5,221 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 1,639 Show data context 5,149 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 1,489 Show data context 5,207 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 1,536 Show data context 5,411 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 1,492 Show data context 5,100 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 1,544 Show data context 5,073 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 2,363 Show data context 4,953 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 2,459 Show data context 5,139 Show data context
01 Jan 1916 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1917 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1918 0 Show data context
01 Jan 1919 2,245 Show data context 4,206 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: 05th July 2020