What can these records tell me?

This collection contains records pertaining to the expenses of the poor from Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Each transcript will offer some or all of the following details:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Event year
  • City
  • County
  • State
  • Country
  • Abstract – this may include extra details such as additional family names and the amounts paid for supplies, as well as what the money went towards (e.g. room and board, clothing, etc.)
  • Register type
  • Source – town record transcripts

    Data in this collection has been provided by Sean Furniss.