Accounts of the Overseers of the Poor in the parish of Martin. Hampshire, England. 1654-1691

Columbia RBML Spec. Ms. Coll. Montgomery
Description: Manuscript on paper; written in English in multiple hands
This Page: The left hand ledger shows monthly payments (pensions) to the parish poor as well as a payment in October to “Fords wife” for “tending” Avice Whiting, a widow who seems to have been in poor enough health to require nursing from 1658 until 1661. The right hand page details expenses relating to Avice Whiting’s death in that year.

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