Royal Commission on the Poorer Classes in Ireland 1833

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The Royal Commission for inquiring into the condition of the poorer classes in Ireland was an initiative to investigate the causes of widespread destitution in Ireland at the beginning of the 19th century. The Commission conducted its extensive survey over three years, from 1833 until 1836, during which time it published various reports of its findings and recommendations.

According to its first report in 1835, the members initially appointed were:[1]


  1. ^ First Report from His Majesty's Commissioners for inquiring into the Poorer Classes in Ireland with Appendix (A) and Supplement (Digitised by EPPI ed.). University of Southampton: HM Stationery Office. 8 July 1835. Retrieved 2009-07-30. 

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