Cheshire, Edward. 'Statistics of poor relief in England and Wales for the year 1851 compiled from the fourth annual report of the Poor Law Board'. - Dublin: Transactions of the Dublin Statistical Society, Vol III Session 6, 1852/1853, pp.1-18
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. III Session 6 1852/1853
The expenditure for the relief of the poor in England and Wales
during the year ended Lady-day, 1851, amounted to £4,962,704,
being a decrease of £432,318, or 8 per cent, as compared with the
expenditure of the preceding year. The sum expended in the year
ended Lady-day, 1851, amounted to 5s. 6d. per head on the
population, and in the preceding year to 6s. Id., being a decrease
of 7d. per head.
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