Definición de casual ward en inglés:
A ward in a workhouse providing accommodation for those temporarily unable to support themselves.
- Overnight accommodation varied, from the the casual wards of local workhouses to more friendly lodgings and municipally-arranged feasts.
- Many people incorporated the workhouse into personal survival strategies, using the casual ward system to sustain them in their wanderings in search of work or going inside as a refuge from inclement winter weather.
- This need was satisfied around 1837 when casual wards were provided within each workhouse union.
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