Able-bodied paupers by gender and age

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Year Indoor Outdoor Receiving both
01 Jan 1859 3,247 Show data context 20,557 Show data context
01 Jul 1859 2,743 Show data context 19,865 Show data context
01 Jan 1860 3,103 Show data context 20,492 Show data context
01 Jul 1860 2,787 Show data context 20,094 Show data context 25 Show data context
01 Jan 1861 3,262 Show data context 21,521 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jul 1861 2,976 Show data context 20,850 Show data context
01 Jan 1862 3,595 Show data context 21,461 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jul 1862 3,224 Show data context 20,812 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jan 1863 3,839 Show data context 21,855 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jul 1863 3,365 Show data context 21,396 Show data context 20 Show data context
01 Jan 1864 3,775 Show data context 22,053 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jul 1864 3,239 Show data context 22,074 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jan 1865 3,697 Show data context 22,608 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jul 1865 3,201 Show data context 22,160 Show data context 11 Show data context
01 Jan 1866 3,665 Show data context 22,714 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1866 3,183 Show data context 22,603 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jan 1867 3,793 Show data context 22,817 Show data context 8 Show data context
01 Jul 1867 3,416 Show data context 23,127 Show data context 6 Show data context
01 Jan 1868 4,194 Show data context 23,734 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jul 1868 3,641 Show data context 22,777 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1869 4,280 Show data context 23,534 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jul 1869 3,583 Show data context 22,282 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jan 1870 4,176 Show data context 23,701 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1870 3,529 Show data context 22,817 Show data context
01 Jan 1871 3,980 Show data context 23,828 Show data context
01 Jul 1871 3,325 Show data context 22,509 Show data context
01 Jan 1872 3,651 Show data context 22,296 Show data context
01 Jul 1872 3,181 Show data context 20,234 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1873 3,671 Show data context 20,208 Show data context
01 Jul 1873 3,013 Show data context 19,173 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1874 3,433 Show data context 18,589 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1874 3,166 Show data context 18,002 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1875 3,595 Show data context 18,625 Show data context
01 Jul 1875 3,141 Show data context 17,412 Show data context 7 Show data context
01 Jan 1876 3,444 Show data context 17,442 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1876 3,191 Show data context 16,341 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jan 1877 3,768 Show data context 16,604 Show data context
01 Jul 1877 3,419 Show data context 16,325 Show data context
01 Jan 1878 4,098 Show data context 16,471 Show data context
01 Jul 1878 3,755 Show data context 16,046 Show data context
01 Jan 1879 4,289 Show data context 16,824 Show data context
01 Jul 1879 3,988 Show data context 16,612 Show data context
01 Jan 1880 4,680 Show data context 18,153 Show data context
01 Jul 1880 4,248 Show data context 17,241 Show data context
01 Jan 1881 4,837 Show data context 17,434 Show data context
01 Jul 1881 4,169 Show data context 17,285 Show data context
01 Jan 1882 4,547 Show data context 17,469 Show data context
01 Jul 1882 3,926 Show data context 16,838 Show data context
01 Jan 1883 4,429 Show data context 17,168 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jul 1883 3,815 Show data context 16,610 Show data context
01 Jan 1884 4,025 Show data context 16,698 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1884 3,599 Show data context 15,979 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1885 4,031 Show data context 16,351 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jul 1885 3,503 Show data context 15,957 Show data context
01 Jan 1886 4,036 Show data context 16,473 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1886 3,590 Show data context 16,126 Show data context 2 Show data context
01 Jan 1887 4,045 Show data context 16,408 Show data context
01 Jul 1887 3,663 Show data context 15,628 Show data context
01 Jan 1888 4,331 Show data context 16,427 Show data context
01 Jul 1888 3,592 Show data context 15,910 Show data context
01 Jan 1889 4,072 Show data context 16,128 Show data context
01 Jul 1889 3,550 Show data context 15,577 Show data context
01 Jan 1890 3,968 Show data context 15,598 Show data context
01 Jul 1890 3,465 Show data context 15,139 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1891 3,911 Show data context 15,716 Show data context
01 Jul 1891 3,414 Show data context 14,804 Show data context
01 Jan 1892 3,820 Show data context 15,240 Show data context
01 Jul 1892 3,489 Show data context 14,472 Show data context
01 Jan 1893 3,927 Show data context 14,897 Show data context
01 Jul 1893 3,751 Show data context 14,642 Show data context 4 Show data context
01 Jan 1894 4,165 Show data context 15,483 Show data context 5 Show data context
01 Jul 1894 3,607 Show data context 14,548 Show data context 3 Show data context
01 Jan 1895 4,256 Show data context 15,487 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1895 3,785 Show data context 14,834 Show data context
01 Jan 1896 4,260 Show data context 15,161 Show data context
01 Jul 1896 3,756 Show data context 15,231 Show data context 10 Show data context
01 Jan 1897 4,349 Show data context 15,760 Show data context
01 Jul 1897 3,814 Show data context 14,943 Show data context
01 Jan 1898 4,451 Show data context 15,157 Show data context
01 Jul 1898 4,136 Show data context 16,957 Show data context
01 Jan 1899 4,618 Show data context 16,294 Show data context 1 Show data context
01 Jul 1899 4,033 Show data context 15,586 Show data context
01 Jan 1900 4,530 Show data context 15,540 Show data context
01 Jul 1900 4,049 Show data context 13,436 Show data context
01 Jan 1901 4,488 Show data context 13,648 Show data context
01 Jul 1901 4,323 Show data context 13,164 Show data context
01 Jan 1902 4,814 Show data context 13,427 Show data context
01 Jul 1902 4,343 Show data context 13,351 Show data context
01 Jan 1903 4,912 Show data context 13,644 Show data context
01 Jul 1903 4,462 Show data context 13,255 Show data context
01 Jan 1904 5,260 Show data context 13,323 Show data context
01 Jul 1904 4,573 Show data context 13,185 Show data context
01 Jan 1905 4,863 Show data context 13,965 Show data context
01 Jul 1905 4,543 Show data context 13,747 Show data context
01 Jan 1906 4,950 Show data context 14,086 Show data context
01 Jul 1906 4,590 Show data context 13,614 Show data context
01 Jan 1907 5,529 Show data context 13,757 Show data context
01 Jul 1907 4,868 Show data context 13,365 Show data context
01 Jan 1908 5,574 Show data context 13,635 Show data context
01 Jul 1908 4,952 Show data context 13,148 Show data context
01 Jan 1909 5,832 Show data context 12,949 Show data context
01 Jul 1909 5,300 Show data context 12,592 Show data context
01 Jan 1910 5,851 Show data context 12,850 Show data context
01 Jul 1910 5,303 Show data context 12,696 Show data context
01 Jan 1911 5,574 Show data context 12,175 Show data context
01 Jul 1911 4,956 Show data context 9,357 Show data context
01 Jan 1912 5,285 Show data context 9,689 Show data context
01 Jul 1912 4,826 Show data context 9,221 Show data context
01 Jan 1913 5,048 Show data context 9,211 Show data context
01 Jul 1913 4,505 Show data context 8,603 Show data context
01 Jan 1914 4,678 Show data context 8,618 Show data context
01 Jul 1914 6,278 Show data context 8,577 Show data context
01 Jan 1915 6,534 Show data context 8,486 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 5,269 Show data context 6,162 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: 02nd July 2020