Accommodating Poverty: The Housing and Living Arrangements by Pamela Sharpe, Joanne McEwan

By Pamela Sharpe, Joanne McEwan

This publication deals a close exam of the dwelling preparations and fabric situations of the bad betweeen 1650 and 1850.  Chapters examine negative families in city, rural and metropolitan contexts, and give a contribution to wider investigations into British fiscal and social stipulations within the lengthy Eighteenth century.

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18. See, for example, J. H. Bettey, ‘Land Tenure and Manorial Custom in Dorset 1570–1670’, Southern History 4, (1982), 33–54; D. Mackinnon, ‘“According to the Custom of the Place I now live in”: Life and Land in SeventeenthCentury Earls Colne, Essex’ (Unpublished University of Melbourne PhD Thesis, 1994), especially the case of John Quilter in the 1670s and 1680s on pp. 260–1; H. French & R. Hoyle, The Character of English Rural Society, Earls Colne 1550–1750 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007).

Broad, ‘Housing the Rural Poor in Southern England, 1650–1850’, Agricultural History Review 48:2, (2000), 151–70. See also his ‘Parish Economies of Welfare 1650–1834’, Historical Journal 42, (1999), 985–1006. 12. , p. 153. 13. P. Sharpe, Population and Society in an East Devon Parish: Reproducing Colyton, 1540–1840 (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2002). 14. S. Hindle, On the Parish? The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England, c. 1550–1750 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2004). 15. S. Hindle, ‘“Without the Cry of Any Neighbours”: A Cumbrian Family and the Poor Law Authorities c.

Payne. More recently, see P. Jones, ‘Clothing the Poor in Early Nineteenth Century England’, Textile History 37:1, (2006), 17–37; V. Richmond, ‘“Indiscriminate liberality subverts the Morals and depraves the habits of the Poor”: A Contribution to the Debate on the Poor Law, Parish Clothing Relief and Clothing Societies in Early Nineteenth-Century England’, Textile History 40:1, (2009), 51–69; and R. Worth ‘Developing a Method for the Study of the Clothing of the “Poor”: Some Themes in the Visual Representation of Rural Working Class Dress, 1850–1900’, Textile History 40:1, (2009), 70–96.

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