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London Lives Pauper Examinations

Sharon Howard

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  author       = {Sharon Howard},
  title        = {London Lives Pauper Examinations},
  month        = sep,
  year         = 2018,
  note         = {{This dataset contains metadata and text files 
                   referring to approximately 28000 individuals in
                   10730 eighteenth-century pauper settlement,
                   bastardy and vagrancy examinations, with a smaller
                   supplementary dataset of removal orders.  The
                   examinations were digitised as part of London
                   Lives 1690-1800: Crime, Poverty and Social Policy
                   in the Metropolis, an online resource providing 'a
                   wide range of primary sources about eighteenth-
                   century London, with a particular focus on
                   plebeian Londoners'. The examinations come from
                   two parishes, St Botolph Aldgate and St Clement
                   Danes, between c.1740 and 1800.}},
  publisher    = {Zenodo},
  version      = {v2.0},
  doi          = {10.5281/zenodo.1419487},
  url          = {}
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