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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9 hectare site next to the Grade 1 listed Sir William Turner's Hospital almshouses, which provide individual retirement homes for up to 30 people.
While the charity had been helping residents move into care (for example, by liaising with care homes and social services), the trustees wanted to be able help former residents financially if they had to move out of the almshouse.
Jones was a local man who made his fortune as a merchant in Stade near Hamburg and then went on to found the almshouse charity at Monmouth, as well as Monmouth School.
The hook is where people used to tie up their horses when the property was an almshouse," explained Kim.
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.
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.
The marbles and bottle may once have belonged to the almshouse occupants, but the elegant gold ring was definitely a possession of a wealthier inhabitant of later years.
It appears this movement to introduce nursing into the almshouses languished for some time, because Schell went on to say, "Political entanglements, low pay, low status, and lack of women's political power appear to have combined to hamper the progress of almshouse nursing.
Orchard Homes Design & Build Ltd has engaged Sweett (UK) Limited to deliver a 60 bed Almshouse in Stockwood, Bristol.
AN ALMSHOUSE dating back nearly 500 years has been renovated and re-established as flats in the city centre.
Some specific topics discussed include the Antigua slave conspiracy investigation of 1736, women with venereal disease in the Philadelphia Almshouse, slaves in jail in antebellum America, literacy in an era of disciplinary spectacle, and Eastern State Penitentiary and the birth of prison literature.