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ILocal information. rOOR LAW GUARDIANS, ABERYSTWYTH. Monday, February 25th, 1867. The fortnightly meeting of the Poor Law Guard- ians was held in the board room of the union workhouse the guardians present were G. W. Parry, Esq., chairman, John Hughes, Esq., vice- chairman, Messrs. John Jones (Commerce House), Richard Morris,5|Daniel Thomas, Lewis Jones, Richard Jenkins, John Richards, William James, Rowland Rowlands, John Morgan, D. J. Davies, William Jones, Evan Herbert, Edward Edwards, L John Morgan, and James Jones. Dr. Roberts and Dr.. James were also in atten- dance. IfcMr. Hugh Hughes having read the minntes'of the previous'meeting the ordinary; business ùtï the day was proceeded with. Mary Williams, 42 years of age, living in Bonsall's Row, and having three children—one of which was unwell, Allowed Is. extra. John Edwards, 66 years of age, living in Sheldon Court, suffering from asthma and rheumatism, applied for relief. Allowed 2s. 6d. a week for a month. Mary Dowton, 71 years of age, living in Bridge- street, a nurse, disabled, applied for extra relief. Allowed Gd. extra. David Morgan, 48 years, with wife and four children. The-wife applied for relief in the way of a loan, the husband having just gone to sea. Relieving Officer stated that the captain's wife refused to advance money. They are very poor. Mr. Hughes said they could not give relief by way of loan. Application withdrawn. Rowland Davies, 60 years of age, of Llanbadarn- lower, a labourer, applied for extra relief. Mr. Hughes objected. He was quite well, and breaking stones. Application refused. Edward Whittington, 46 years of age, giving at Llanbadarn, Relief stopped, he being at work. John Edwards, with wife and two children, suffer- ing from a bad hand, Allowed 2s. a week for a fortnight. Mary Anne Lecher, late an inmate. Relieving Officer had given her 7s. in cash, Confirmed. Sarah Evans applied for a pair of shoes: Order mada for 7 s. 6d. ? Mary Matthias, 88 years of age, living in Chaly- beate Terrace, having 4s. a week, applied for allowance for a nurse. Allowed 1 s. for a nurse. Margaret^Collins, 74 years of age, living at Borth, applied for a pair of shoes and blanket. Mr. Hughes thought clogs better than shoes. Relieving Officer .said ;she would tumble down with clogs. Mr. Hughes: Nonsense. Allowed 12s. for shoes and blanket.

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