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A LETTER TO MR. BATTY, THE…

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. CHILDREN IN WORKHOUSES:

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CHILDREN IN WORKHOUSES: Return showing the number of children in the workhouses of 614 unions local acts and Gilbert's act, in England and Wales, OIl Thursday, the 18 th. day of March, 1847. Boys, GIULS. ITotal Children ——— — of', in the Under [3 Yrs 7 Yrs.i Under 3 Yrs. 7 Yrs, Boy* Workhouse. 3 Yrs. old & old & Totals 3 Yrs. old .&old &Total? apd old. undr.7 upwds old. undr.7 upwcis; Oirls. Illegitimate; 'their mo- thers in the workhouse,. 2,462 1,432 1,213 5,107 2,399 1,291 1,204 4,894 10,001 Illegitimate; their mo- thers not in the work- liou-,e 175 660 2,134 2,969 196 534 1,538 2,250 5,222 Children, of widows who are in the workhouse. 213 446 1,246 1,905 184 463 1,225 1,872 3,777 Children of widows who are not in the workhouse 31 169 1,001 1,201 18 133 633 784 1,935 Children of widowers who are in the work- house 29 155 559 743 17 123 447 58i 1,330 Children of widowers who are not in the work- house, 36 109 431 576 36 109 364 50f 1,085, Children whose father and, mother are (lead 10.0 668 3,416 4,178 106 612 3,613 4,331 8,509 Children do- serted by fa- ther 457 725 J,S09 2,991 455 S60 1,592 .2,707 5,G9S,„ Children de- sorted by mo- ther 48 196 592 836 51 151 512 714 1,550 Childnnde-, sertedbylioth parents 50 201 534 785 35 160 430 625 1,41 C Children whose father is transport- e d or suffer- in g imprison ment for crime 93 202 538 833 93 181 474 75S 1,586. Children whose resi- dence in the workhouse is J caused by the bodily or mental infir- mity of their father or mo- ther 134 240 634 1,017 125 219 552 896 1,913 Children oi able-bodied parents who are in the workhouse 526 665 1,071 2,262 488 65! 1,101 2,240 4,503 Children of able-bodied parents who arc not in the work- house IS 102 54] 661 31 91 446 56S 1,229 Children not falling within any of the above classes 81 159 481 724 101 166 442. 709 1,433 Totals J 4,456 6,138 16,194 26,788 4,340 5,544114,565 24,449151,237 Note.—The above doss not include the whole of England and, Wales,, as 23 unions have no workhouses, and some have made no returns. Poor-law Office, June 29, 1848,' GEQ, NICHOLLS, See.

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