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Police Return of Destitute, 1841

Police Return of Destitute, 1841

‚ÄčIn 1841 the Superintendent of Police prepared a return of the most destitute families and individuals within the police jurisdiction of Glasgow.

There were 1,038 individuals included in the return. The name, age, occupation, residence, marital status, number of children, weekly earnings, details of relief and even the dimensions of the dwellings of each individual are all indexed here.

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