The badge, in red or blue cloth, consisted of the letter "P" together with the initial letter of the parish, for example "AP" for Ampthill parish.
Pauper's badge for Ampthill parish The local management committee for each Poor Law Union.
The discovery of the burials could help to shed light on the history of human occupation of the area over the course of millennia, as well as the conditions they faced.
Ancient stone tombs, some dating back further than 4,000 years, have been uncovered by archaeologists working in Jordan's Black Desert.
(See also scattered comes, cottage homes, children and education) The pounding of old bones into dust for use as fertilizer. The Brabazon Scheme was initiated in 1880 by Lady Brabazon who later became the Countess of Meath.
In the 1840s, there was a public scandal when it was discovered that malnourished inmates at Andover workhouse had been fighting over scraps of rotting meat left on some bones they were supposed to be crushing. It was intended to provide interesting and useful occupation such as knitting, embroidery or lace-making for non-able-bodied workhouse inmates who spent long hours confined to bed or in day rooms.
Along with ancient script, the rock markings, also known as petroglyphs, show various animals including lions, gazelles, horses and what appear to be ostriches and were found during an extensive search between 20.