The Resource Alms House record book : Northampton County, Virginia

Alms House record book : Northampton County, Virginia

Label
Alms House record book : Northampton County, Virginia, 1881-1892
Title
Alms House record book
Title remainder
Northampton County, Virginia
Inclusive dates
1881-1892
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Abstracts of a portion of the ledger of the Northampton County Alms House in Virginia. It was also commonly called the "Poor House" and the "Northampton County Alms House."
  • Includes a typed transcript (6 leaves) of the last 15 p. of the ledger of the Alms House, which is still standing as of this compilation, to the west of Route 13, North of the Mochipongo Crossroad in Northampton County, Virginia. The entire ledger contains 105 p., which include accounts for the managing of the institution and provide a good picture of life at the Alms House in the 18th century. Only the last 15 p. of the ledger are found in this transcript, and this portion contains genealogical data, such as the date, name, age and race of paupers that were born, admitted, discharged or died in the institution. Area covered is Northampton County. Surnames mentioned are: Anderson, Brown, Bradford, Byrd, Collins, Cropper, Currier, Dalby, Doughty, Fitzhugh, Fletcher, Gilden, Goffigon, Henderson, Jarvis, Jenkins, Jordon, Kellam, Loyed, Mitchell, Moore, Nottingham, Purnell, Robbins, Saunders, Scott, Tankard, Taylor, West and Wilkins
Note
Forms part of Miscellaneous Bible records collection No. 38 (MBRC 38). Record VASV96-A245 describes the book. Record VASV91-A104 describes the ongoing cumulative collection.
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
vi
Location of originals duplicates
Eastern Shore Public Library,
Label
Alms House record book : Northampton County, Virginia
Link
http://image.lva.virginia.gov/Bible/35022/hh/index.html
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
Mihalyka, Jean B. M. (Trust)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000492954
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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