Poor Law Union removals from England

Ancestry.com blogs can be regular sources of historic context about their records. Today’s Ancestry UK posting is an excellent example.

The index to Ancestry’s latest Irish collection, “Poor Law Union Removals from England, 1859-1860,” can be viewed without a subscription, but one must subscribe to see the ¬†actual images.

Read Kristen Hyde’s explanation about the Alien Act against the Irish here: ¬†https://blogs.ancestry.co.uk/ancestry/2017/05/25/an-alien-act-against-the-irish-the-poor-law-removal-law-statute-8-9-vict-c-117/.


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