- Late 17th century-1960s
Includes records relating to governance of the Union; indoor relief (workhouse relief); outdoor relief; the collection of relief; settlement and removal; child welfare; hospitals and asylums; public health; assessment and rating; civil registration; the general administration of the Union (including staffing); financial records; legal case paper and summonses; and records relating to properties and buildings owned or tenanted by the Union.
Many of the records relating to indoor relief and outdoor relief contain information on individuals.
Includes records of the York Public Assistance Committee, which was responsible for the administration of the Poor Law from 1930-1948.
York Poor Law Union | Workhouse Committee