Genealogy, old photos, recipes and other things from Sweden.
onsdag, mars 30, 2011
This is the old poor house in Ulricehamn, Västergötland. It was in use between 1827-1912. Poor house, home where the poor and infirm persons formerly housed. Act of 1734 imposed on parishes to establish poor cottages. Poor houses were replaced in 1918 by retirement homes.