almshouse


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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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Justicia had needed drastic repairs for several years but the almshouses did not have the funds to repair it.
Residents from the nearby almshouses in All Saints' Square, will be travelling to the church in style in a 50s vintage coach.
Dame Alice Leigh's Almshouse in Stoneleigh has 10 residences, housed in the pictures que sandstone building overlooking the village green.
Built in the early 1520s, the Tudor building was the result of an endowment made by the will of William Ford, a wool merchant and former Mayor of Coventry, and acted as an Almshouse to house several families.
The lease on the 400-year-old building came to an end after the Almshouse Museum Trust failed to agree new conditions with its owners.
Bristol Charities are working in partnership with housing developer Lovell to deliver the new development on the current almshouse site.
Schumacher-Hardy, who inherited the book from his grandmother, a former caretaker at the almshouse, in May 1993, filed criminal larceny charges against Mrs.
3) The almshouse sheltered "the aged, the orphaned, the insane, the ill, and the debilitated" all mixed together.
THE duplex is in a development of 19th Century almshouses in Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham.
For example, he describes some impoverished individuals defying the intention of the almshouse, using it as a winter refuge, running off each spring in order to resume "living largely independent and masterless lives.
From the double frontispiece to the highly detailed index, everything a reader could ask for in a volume devoted to a late-medieval almshouse foundation is here supplied.
Digging down to the foundations of an old washhouse at the rear of their former almshouse home, Alan and Dee Archer unearthed a rich treasure trove.