10 Mar 1853 Resolved, Castletownbere Board of Guardians: ‘that the following class of persons be considered as unfit subjects for medical relief: 1 All parties deriving pay from the crown; 2 Farmers having four cows or more; 3 Farmers having less than four cows but known to have other means, such as money or employment; 4 Tradesmen while having employment; 5 Servants in gentlemen’s employ; 6 Shopkeepers, publicans, and butchers’.

 

Courtesy Cork Archives:

http://www.corkarchives.ie/media/BG59web.pdf