Poverty Before the Famine: County Clare 1835

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Synopsis: Poverty in County Clare in the 1830s is vividly portrayed in this publication. The information on which it is based has been extracted from one of the reports of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Conditions of the Poorer Classes in Ireland which was set up in 1833. The Commission engaged Assistant Commissioners to collect evidence on the causes of Ireland's massive poverty from a variety of witnesses in one parish in every barony. These witnesses included clergymen, beggars, farmers, labourers, landlords and tradesmen. Their evidence, given at first hand, is now, for the first time, made accessible to the general public by CLASP PRESS.

From the Publisher: The first publication from CLASP PRESS County Clare A History and Topography gave people a pre-Famine snapshot of Clare. However one would have to point out that it portrayed the Establishment view with scant regard for the day to day struggle of the ordinary poor. We now present the other view and illustrate the reality of the plight of the ordinary labourer and peasant in County Clare in the 1830's. Expect to be shocked at the extent of the incredible poverty suffered by many and the appalling lack of response from the Establishment.

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Title: Poverty Before the Famine: County Clare 1835
Publisher: Clare Local Studies Project (CLASP Press)
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: VERY GOOD

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Book Description Clasp, Uk, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. red boards, minor shelf wear, some very very minor wear to edges and corners, jacket has minor shelf wear, a very good tight clean copy, limited to a run of 1000 copies, poverty in County Clare in the 1830's is vividly portrayed in this publication - the Commissioners estimated that over 2 million people would be needed to be placed in the workhouse if the Poor Law of 1834 was implemented in ireland! a wonderful history, Book. Seller Inventory # 625304

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Book Description Clasp Press c. 1996, County Clare, Ireland, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-. Binding is almost as new. Gift note on front pastedown. Very minor endpaper foxing. "1039" writ small on the bottom of the bfep. Contents are almost as new. Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ. ; Originally published in 1835, this edirtion, limited to 1000 copies, was published in 1996. 8-1/2" Tall, VIII + 170pp. Two-page map on the front endpapers. Medium red boards, bright gold spine lettering. "The original report, of which this is an edited version, grouped all parochial examinations together under particular subjects. In this publication the format has been re-arranged to draw together all evidence from particular parishes. " ."Illustrates the reality of the plight of the ordinary labourer and peasant in County Clare in the 1830s. Expect to be shocked at the extent of the incredible poverty suffered by many and the appalling lack of response from the Establishment. " Eight chapters cover 12 Parishes. Each chapter includes: Deserted and orphan children; Bastardy; Impotent through age; Vagrancy; Widows with Children; Sick Poor; Abel-bodied out of work. . Index. Seller Inventory # 44399

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