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poor John

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Weyland, John (1774-1854), writer on the poor laws

Howlett, John (1731-1804), economist and writer on the poor

Rhodes, John Milson (1847-1909), general practitioner and poor-law reformer

Managing the Poor Bloody Infantry: The Parliamentary Labour Party under John Smith, 1992–94

Becher, John Thomas (1770-1848), Church of England clergyman and poor-law reformer

793 To John Eliot From My Poor Obscure Recess ... 5 February 1670

QUINE, John (1857 - 1940), Canon of St Germain since 1909; Vicar of Lonan since 1895; Chairman, Board of Guardians of Poor; Trustee of Manx Museum

Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, or The Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ to his Poor Servant John Bunyan (1666)

MOORE, Charles Thomas John (1827 - 1900), DL Lincolnshire; Colonel (retired) 4th Battalion Lincoln Regiment; Chairman of County (Holland) Quarter Sessions and of County and District Council and Poor Law Guardians

From Housing the Poor to Healing the Sick: The Changing Institution of Paris Hospitals under the Old Regime and Revolution. By John Frangos (Madison & London: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1997. 247pp. $39.50)

GRAHAM, John Anderson (1861 - 1942), Moderator of Church of Scotland, 1931–32; Missionary of the Church of Scotland, at Kalimpong, Bengal, since 1898; Hon. Superintendent of the St Andrew’s Colonial Homes for poorer Anglo-Indian children

GOLDIE-TAUBMAN, John Senhouse (1838 - 1898), JP; Speaker, House of Keys from 1867; Chairman of the Lunatic, Poor, and Asylum Boards; Isle of Man Railway Board; besides other boards, public and private; Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem; a descendant of Edward I; Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons in the Isle of Man

Children of the Laboring Poor: Expectation and Experience among the Orphans of Early Modern Augsburg. By Thomas Max Safley (Leiden: Brill, 2005. 493 pp.) and Abandoned Children of the Renaissance: Orphan Care in Florence and Bologna. By Nicholas Terpstra. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 2005. 349 pp.)

SCOTT, John Harley (died 1931), JP City and County of Cork; for many years Trustee Cork Savings Bank; senior Alderman of Cork; Harbour Commissioner; Trustee Royal Cork Sailors’ Home; Member of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland (the Irish Church Parliament) for past 40 years; Governor of Cork Eglinton Lunatic Asylum; Poor Law Guardian; Past President Cork Incorporated Chamber of Commerce and Shipping; Chairman of Scott, Harley and Co. Ltd; Trustee and Hon. Secretary Cork Fever Hospital for 40 years past; Trustee Skiddy’s Charity


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The name given by seamen to salted and dried fish of the cheaper varieties, when supplied as part of the victualling allowance on board sailing warships of the British Navy. Issues of fish occasionally replaced issues of salt beef or pork and were never popular on the lower deck.

Subjects: Maritime History.

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