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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.
The Charity Commission (the commission) today published an operational case report about how it widened the charitable objects of the historic almshouse St Nicholas Hospital, (charity number 214916) to enable it to help their beneficiaries on a longer term basis.
If you have ever wondered what the inside of the Warwickshire town's Almshouses looks like, you now have a chance to find out.
Almondbury Almshouses Charity, works to |tree(s) within conservation area, Almshouse Estate, off School Lane, Almondbury.
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.
Tamworth Castle, the Town Hall, St Edithas Parish Church, Middleton Hall and Sir Thomas Guys Almshouses will all be opening their doors at various times.
Next to the churchyard in Church Street stands a row of 12 almshouses, again built by the Wynnes of Gwydir, which provided shelter for the needy for 360 years until as recently as 1976.
In England by 1732, over fifty almshouses were built and many were built in America in our large cities like Philadelphia in 1732, New York in 1734, and Charlestown in 1735.
Most social welfare histories characterize poorhouses, almshouses, workhouses and poor farms as punitive nineteenth-century institutions.
Their property is the middle one of three terraced homes on the Chester Road, in Enville, near Stourbridge, that were once six almshouses.