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*The <ref> [England_and_Wales_Poor_Law_Records_1834-1948|England_and_Wales_Poor_Law_] </ref>Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 placed the responsibility for the care of the poor in [[England and Wales]], from 1834 onward, on Poor Law Unions. The Poor Law Unions and their workhouses took over this responsibility from the Church of England parishes. Prior to 1834 a few parishes or collections of parishes had established a few workhouses to help relieve the poor and provide indoor relief in the form of food, clothes and shelter.
 
*The <ref> [England_and_Wales_Poor_Law_Records_1834-1948|England_and_Wales_Poor_Law_] </ref>Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 placed the responsibility for the care of the poor in [[England and Wales]], from 1834 onward, on Poor Law Unions. The Poor Law Unions and their workhouses took over this responsibility from the Church of England parishes. Prior to 1834 a few parishes or collections of parishes had established a few workhouses to help relieve the poor and provide indoor relief in the form of food, clothes and shelter.
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