Speenhamland Act, Labour Rate and Roundsman System

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The Speenhamland System in B______, was a way of providing what?
Berkshire, relief
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By subsidising what?
Lower wages
2 of 13
Many parishes did what to the system?
Accepted it
3 of 13
Parishes did not always give relief in the form of cash, for instance Hampshire gave out f___
Flour
4 of 13
Some parishes also took into consideration the number of?
Children
5 of 13
But the Speenhamland system was often a_____
Abandoned
6 of 13
The what Rate was another way of providing relief?
Labour
7 of 13
Overseers made a parish rate which covered the r___ of able bodied poor
Relief
8 of 13
Then they set a wage for each u_____ labourer
Unemployed
9 of 13
Ratepayers could choose to e___ these labourers at a set wage or pay the what rate?
Employ, Parish
10 of 13
The Roundsman System bears similar resemblance to the ?
Labour Rate
11 of 13
This system meant able-bodied pauper labourers were e____ by parish ratepayers
Employed
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Ratepayers would pay p___ of their wages and the p____ paid the r____
Part, parish, rest
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Card 2

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By subsidising what?

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Lower wages

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Many parishes did what to the system?

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Card 4

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Parishes did not always give relief in the form of cash, for instance Hampshire gave out f___

Back

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Card 5

Front

Some parishes also took into consideration the number of?

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