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Kirkmichael, Banffshire

From around 1901, the parish of Kirkmichael had a small poorhouse or almshouse administered by the Parochial Board rather than operating as a statutory poorhouse under the central Board of Supervision.

The property, location unknown, was leased for the purpose for a period of five years. In 1904 it could accommodate 7 men or 7 women, plus an attendant.

Records

Note: many repositories impose a closure period of up to 100 years for records identifying individuals.

  • Aberdeen City Archives, Town House, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ, and Old Aberdeen House, Dunbar Street, Aberdeen AB24 3UJ.

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