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An establishment, usually funded by a charitable endowment, providing free or subsidised accommodation for the elderly poor of good character, and typically constructed as a row of small self-contained cottages.
Threatening letters sent to land-owners and farmers were signed 'Swing' — the supposed, although probably fictitious, leader of the protests.The ringleaders were later transported to Australia.(See also Rebecca Riots.) A typical 'Swing' letter. The Casual Poor (usually known just as "Casuals") were those to which a workhouse gave temporary accommodation for one or two nights.The dietary specified the food to be served to each class of inmate (male/female, adult/children etc.) for each meal of the week, often including the exact amount to be provided. A small outbuilding, room, or room-fitting used as a toilet, where dry earth is used to cover and deodorise deposits.After 1834, the Poor Law Commissioners devised a set of six slightly different standard dietaries from which each union could select the one it preferred, based on the local availability of various foodstuffs. (See also Privy, Water Closet, Water Closet, Lavatory, Laundry.) Diagram of an earth-closet. Ex officio is a Latin phrase meaning "by virtue of one's office".
Casuals were housed in a separate area of the workhouse, usually near the entrance, known as the casual ward.