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almshouse

An institution created in the 1800s in the UK to house children, adults, the elderly, and the mentally ill, with no distinction among these groups in terms of services.
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So I have made arrangements in my will for turning my house into an almshouse, in which old people who have not Moreau's fierce independence can end their days.
On the one side is the palace, on the other are the almshouse and "silent poor.
The Fox Almshouses off Norton high street were built in 1897 by John Henry Fox who owned the brewery in nearby Smirke's Yard.
It will make way for a new 36-room care facility on the site, which is next to the town's famous almshouses.
The programme of concerts at the Kirkleatham Almshouses chapel from autumn 2012 to spring 2013 shows the return of several international musicians who have performed there in the past.
The tree outside the town's historic Almshouses, in All Saints Square, has now been targeted three times over the holiday period.
THE founder of Redcar's Kirkleatham Almshouses will be remembered in an annual church service.
Almondbury Almshouses Charity, works to |tree(s) within conservation area, Almshouse Estate, off School Lane, Almondbury.
The launch event at Bedworth Almshouses was carried by the Mayor of Nuneaton and Bedworth, Councillor Bob Copland and formed part of the annual National Heritage Open Days.
Proceeding both chronologically and thematically, the work discusses such topics as the English heritage of poor relief; poorhouses, almshouses, and workhouses from the 1620s to the 1820s; the movement from almshouses to infirmaries; the architecture of municipal buildings for paupers; and the surviving poorhouses of the state.
Bristol Charities, which specialises in almshouses for older people and has been advising the Haberdashers, has obtained planning consent for a new almshouse, consisting of 24 one-bedroom flats, together with 10 houses for sale.
uk/ ALMSHOUSES BUILT TO GIVE SHELTER TO CITY'S DESTITUTE AS well as money, charities provided accommodation for the poor, often in the form of almshouses.