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Center for Family History and Genealogy - Historical Financial Aid Research

Finding Kinship among the Poor in Britain, 1600-1834


 
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Welcome to the Kinship and Poverty in Early Modern Britain project. The database is a work in progress that aims to analyze the kinship connections of poor-relief recipients in the 17th and 18th centuries. It currently concentrates on a selection of parishes in Dorset.

Number of people currently in the database: 4651


We are looking to network with others working on similar projects. If you are a scholar interested in early modern poverty and family life in Britain who would be interested in participating in this project, please contact Prof. Harris directly at amy.harris@byu.edu.


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