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An Act to revive an Act intituled An Act to provide for making Rules and Regulations for the management of the Poor House in the Parish of Saint Andrews. Passed 17th June 1867. 30 Victoria – Chapter 60 1867 This Act revives Acts on the management of the poor houses in Saint Andrews. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1867. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1867.
An Act to provide for the purchase of Lands and the erection of an Alms House and Work House within the County of Northumberland, and for making rules, orders and regulations for the management of the same. Passed 17th June 1867. 30 Victoria – Chapter 53 1867 This Act states the funding, location, and purpose of an Alms and Workhouse built in the County of Northumberland, as well as the officers in charge of overseeing said workhouse. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1867. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1867.
An Act further to amend the Acts relating to the Alms House for the City and County of Saint John, with respect to Vagrants and Beggars. Passed 17th June 1867. 30 Victoria – Chapter 48 1867 This Act adds to a previous act detailing the building an Alms and Work House to confine as a method for dealing with Vagrants and Beggars. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1867. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1867.
An Act to incorporate “The Governors of the Wiggins, Male Orphan Institution." Passed 10th June 1867. 30 Victoria – Chapter 9 1867 This Act illustrates the foundation of a home for orphaned children, as payed for by, and established in the name of, Stephen Wiggins, in his Will. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1867. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1867.
An Act in addition to the Act to provide for the relief of the suffers by the late calamitous Fire at Indian Town, in the Parish of Portland. Passed 10th June 1867. 30 Victoria – Chapter 8 1867 This Act provides 500 dollars assistance to those survivors of a fire at Indian Town to cover the deficiencies of a loan, including interest. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1867. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1867.
An Act for the Reduction of Pauperism, by encouraging Agriculture and more effectually carrying into operation the Provisions of the Act 23 Vic., Cap. 3. (Passed 1st May, 1866.) 29 Victoria Chapter 5 1866 This act institutes a program whereby poor settlers are established in agriculture instead of becoming dependents of the state. This includes fishermen who are not making enough to support their families. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for defraying certain expenses of the Civil Government of the Province. Passed 9th July, 1866. 29 Victoria – Chapter 3 (Session 2) 1866 This Act budgets the funds of the provincial government to the different areas of expense, including public printing, the court system, and provision for the disadvantaged within the province. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1866. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1866.
An Act to repeal an Act to provide for making rules and regulations for the management of the Poor House in the Parish of Saint Andrews. Passed 8th June, 1865. 28 Victoria – Chapter 42 1865 This act repeals an act from the 1820s regulating the management of the Saint Andrews poor house. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1865. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1865.
An Act to amend an Act to provide for the erecting an Alms House and Work House, and to establish a Public Infirmary in and for the City and County of Saint John. Passed 8th June, 1865. 28 Victoria – Chapter 36 1865 This act expands the power of Saint John authorities to incarcerate people in the city Alms House. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1865. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1865.
An Act to provide for the relief of the sufferers by the late calamitous Fire at Indian Town, in the Parish of Portland. Passed 8th June, 1865. 28 Victoria – Chapter 25 1865 This act allows local authorities to raise $2,000 for the relief of those affected by a fire in Indian Town, Parish of Portland, Saint John County. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1865. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1865.
An Act to make provision for Wives and Children Deserted by their Husbands and Parents, and for Aged Persons Deserted by their Children. (Passed 7th April, 1865.) 28 Victoria Chapter 6 1865 This act makes financial provisions for wives and children abandoned by husbands and parents, and defines the penalties for those who should so abandon their wives and/or children. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for the erection and maintenance of a Poor House and Alms House in the Parish of Saint George, in the County of Charlotte. Passed 11th April, 1864. 27 Victoria – Chapter 23 1864 This Act provides for the erection, maintenance, and management of a poor house in Charlotte. Acts of Her Majesty's Province of New Brunswick passed in the year 1864. Fredericton: G. E. Fenety, 1864.
An Act relating to French Paupers in the Parish of Moncton, in the County of Westmorland. Passed 20th April, 1863. 26 Victoria – Chapter 45 1863 This act endows officials responsible for the poor in Moncton elected by French inhabitants with the same authorities as other such officials. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1863. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1863.
An Act in addition to and in amendment of the Acts now in force relating to the Alms House and Work House for the Parish and Town of Woodstock, in the County of Carleton. Passed 20th April, 1863. 26 Victoria – Chapter 42 1863 This act amends an 1860 act establishing an Alms House and Work for the Parish and Town of Woodstock, Carleton County, altering how their Commissioner can be appointed and some of his duties. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New-Brunswick passed in the year 1863. Fredericton, NB: G. E. Fenety, Printer to the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1863.
An Act to Incorporate the St. John’s Association in aid of the Colonial and Continental Church Society. (Passed 27th March, 1862.) 25 Victoria Chapter 11 1862 This act incorporates the St. John's Association in aid of the Colonial and Continental Church Society, under the named individuals, and legislates the rules under which the association is to be governed. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to amend an Act to provide for an Alms House and Work House in the Parish and Town of Woodstock, in the County of Carleton. Passed 12th April 1861. 24 Victoria Chapter 39 1861 This Act further clarifies an act providing for an Alms and Work House, establishing a supervisory board, chairman, and their management of loans. Acts of Her Majesty's Province of New Brunswick passed in the year 1861. Fredericton: John Simpson, 1861.
An Act relating to French Paupers in the Parish of Dorchester, in the County of Westmorland. Passed 12th April 1861. 24 Victoria Chapter 22 1861 This Act details the elections as it applies to the French poor. Acts of Her Majesty's Province of New Brunswick passed in the year 1861. Fredericton: John Simpson, 1861.
An Act to Authorize the Erection of a Poor Asylum in the Town of St. John’s, and the raising by loan of a Sum of Money for that purpose, and for the completion of the Penitentiary. (Passed 14th May, 1860.) 23 Victoria Chapter 12 1860 This act authorizes the receiver general to raise loans not exceeding five thousand pounds to build and establish an asylum for the poor and destitute of St. John's. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to provide for an Alms House and Work House for the Parish and Town of Woodstock, in the County of Carleton. Passed 8th March 1860. 23 Victoria Chapter 12 1860 This Act provides funds, management, and regulations for the support of an Alms and Work House. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New Brunswick passed in the year 1860. Fredericton: John Simpson, 1860.
An Act to repeal an Act intituled An Act to provide for the better support of the Poor in certain Parishes in the County of Northumberland, and make other provisions in lieu thereof. Passed 13th April 1859. 22 Victoria Chapter 47 1859 This Act repeals parts of a previous act concerning the poor in Northumberland, and erecting an Alms House other provisions for the poor. Acts of the General Assembly of Her Majesty's Province of New Brunswick passed in the year 1859. Fredericton: John Simpson, 1859.