Bronx County Poorhouse
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! NOTICE !
BRONX County was not established until 1914. 
It's "parent county" was New York County.


This page will contain information only about poorhouses which may have operated in Bronx County after 1914.

For records regarding poorhouses which operated in what is now Bronx County, but were in existence prior to 1914 ... please see NEW YORK COUNTY.

The notes below have been abstracted from the following reports.
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YATES REPORT      1824 LAW      1857 REPORT EXPLANATION
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YATES REPORT: SEE NOTICE ABOVE
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1824 LAW (required establishment of poorhouse vs. exempted):  SEE ABOVE
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1857 INVESTIGATION:  SEE ABOVE
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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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LOCAL NOTES:

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RECORDS:

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CEMETERY:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in BRONX county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail  to The Poorhouse Lady.

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