Poorhouse sentence example

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  • He supported almost singlehanded a poorhouse the order had founded in Petersburg.
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  • The public buildings include the Burgh Hall, the academy (with a graceful steeple), the county buildings, the Denny Memorial, a Literary and a Mechanics' institute, Masonic hall, two cottage hospitals, a fever hospital, a public library and the combination poorhouse.
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  • Up to 1834 Pontefract had a poorhouse called Bead House which was closed down in 1811.
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  • Up to 1834 In 1728, a proposal to erect a poorhouse in Bury was rejected by the Vestry meeting.
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  • In 1744 it was decided to remedy this by building a poorhouse.
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  • For paupers entering the poorhouse, life was strictly regulated.
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  • However, a new poorhouse was built in 1850 at the east side of North Junction Street.
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  • His replacement was Mr Samuel Thorncroft, who had held a minor position in the old poorhouse.
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  • Crantock possible former poorhouse, 2005. © Peter Higginbotham.
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  • Initially, the new Leyburn Union workhouse adopted the existing town poorhouse.
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  • Up to 1834 A small poorhouse called Stone Dene existed on North Street in Wetherby.
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  • Old Monkland, situated to the east of Glasgow, erected a parish poorhouse at the south of what is now School Road.
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  • Buchan erected a combination poorhouse at Bank Road to the south of New Maud.
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  • You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse.
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  • What is a secret, one that many parents would love to learn, is the best way to provide kids with the games they love to play without going to the poorhouse due to the exorbitant price of computer games.
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  • Sure there is -- losing the spare pounds doesn't require you to be a rocket scientist nor does it have to be a ticket to the poorhouse.
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  • The principal buildings within the parish are the old town hall, now used as a volunteer drill hall and armoury; the county buildings, containing the town hall and court house; the academy; reformatory and the Wigtownshire combination poorhouse.
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  • There are parish poorhouses in Dunrossness and Unst, besides the Shetland combination poorhouse at Lerwick.
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  • The charitable institutions include the county hospital, district asylum, a deaf and dumb home, the Kyle combination poorhouse, St John's refuge and industrial schools for boys and girls.
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  • Just outside the town rises the Moritzburg, built in 1564 by the dukes of Saxe-Zeitz, on the site of the bishop's palace; it is now a reformatory and poorhouse.
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  • Among the principal buildings are the town hall, court house, public hall, Easter Ross combination poorhouse, and the academy (opened in 1812).
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  • The charitable institutions include the infirmary; the cholera hospital; the eye infirmary; the fever reception house; Sir Gabriel Wood's mariners' asylum, an Elizabethan building erected in 1851 for the accommodation of aged merchant seamen; and the Smithson poorhouse and lunatic asylum, built beyond the southern boundary in 1879.
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  • The Reclusorio or poorhouse was founded in the r8th century, and besides being a refuge for the indigent poor has a series of industrial schools attached, at which foundling boys are educated and taught trades.
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  • There is a combination poorhouse at Kirkwall, where there are also two hospitals.
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  • The principal buildings comprise the court house, the county hall (with portraits by Raeburn, Romney, Opie and others), the town hall, the Meffan Institute (including the free library), the infirmary, poorhouse and the Reid hall, founded by Peter Reid, a merchant in the burgh who also gave the public park.
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  • Among charitable institutions are the Royal Alexandra Infirmary, the Victoria Eye Infirmary (presented by Provost Mackenzie in 1899), the burgh asylum at Riccartsbar, the Abbey Poorhouse (including hospital and lunatic wards), the fever hospital and reception house, the Infectious Diseases Hospital and the Gleniffer Home for Incurables.
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  • A representative list includes: - the Charity Organization Society, the primary object of which is to organize the work of the others; the Baltimore Association for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor, which seeks to discourage indiscriminate alms-giving; the Bay View asylum or city poorhouse; the Children's Aid Society; the Thomas Wilson Fuel-Saving Society, for furnishing coal at low rates; the Woman's Industrial Exchange, for assisting women in need to support themselves; Johns Hopkins hospital, noted for the excellence of its equipment especially for heating and ventilating; Saint Joseph's general hospital; hospital for the women of Maryland of Baltimore city; nursery and child's hospital; Baltimore eye, ear and throat charity hospital; Maryland hospital for the - insane; the Sheppard asylum, intended especially for the cure of the insane; the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt hospital; the Baltimore orphan asylum; Saint Vincent's infant asylum; the Thomas Wilson sanatorium for children, intended for children under three years of age, who are suffering from disease, during the warm summer months; the Free Summer Excursion Society, for affording a change of air to the indigent sick; home for the incurables; homes for the aged; homes for friendless children; institutions for the blind; and institutions for the deaf and dumb.
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