Bromley Settlement Examinations 1747-1787 And 1816-1831. Index.
North West Kent Family History Society.
Foreword by elizabeth silverthorne bromley borough archivist.
4to. 8.5 x 11.75 inches. [iv] + 40 pp. In blue pictorial card wrapper with plastic binder. Minor wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Index of the names of those who applied for legal settlement in the Petty Sessions records for the Bromley Division, which covered fifteen parishes in North West Kent. The concept of legal settlement in a specified parish was an important part of the Old Poor Law elaborated in the seventeenth century onwards.
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