The Norwich Census of the Poor, 1570

This detailed enumeration of people below the poverty line in Norwich, then the second or third city in the land, is a product of the City’s sophisticated approach to poor relief in the Elizabethan period.  Their ages, occupations, diseases and family relationships are all recorded.

Series: Norfolk Record Society

Volume Number: XL

Year of Publication: 1971

Edited-by: John F. Pound

Hover: Hardcover

Language: English



Tag: 16th Century, Census, Norwich, Poor Laws, Social History