Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

17/7/2006

Comments on The burial of the poor in past times

Annie ( annlockewe@hotmail.com / ) (IP: 195.92.168.164 )
Wow, very interesting, it is amazing what used to go on in those days compared with today, I will have to come back again to see if an more has been added to this site, Thanks

Bob Bradley ( bbradley@ucsbalum.net / http://www.diana-and-bob.net ) (IP: 67.118.99.148 )
Good article. I’m wondering to what extent the IOOF (Odd Fellows), were able to improve the lot of the poor. This order apparently started up in England to provide for burial of the indigent. But, perhaps, it had more effect here in the States.

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