Essential Reading

'I have been a family historian for more than 40 years, and a professional historian for over 30, but as I read it, I was constantly encountering new ways of looking at my family history....Essential reading I would say!' Alan Crosby, WDYTYA Magazine

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Ancestors' Advent Calendar: Dec 20th: Donate Goods to the Poor at Christmas!

'CHRISTMAS CHARITIES AT BELFORD:  Mrs Clark, of Belford Hall, has kindly distributed, through the Vicar, 20 beef tickets to the poor people of the town; while a lady of the church, according to her usual custom, has ordered a number of blankets and flannel petticoats to be disposed of in the same way. The Vicar and Churchwardens are also given 20 tons of coals to the deserving poor of the town and neighbourhood.

Morpeth Herald,  27th December 1890'



Halfpenny Dinners For Poor Children In The East End: Wikimedia Commons
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