Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR)

The resource is enhanced with Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology to enable full-text searching of the MH 32 and MH 33 Correspondence of the Poor Law Commission, Poor Law Board and Local Government Board material from The National Archives at Kew.

HTR searchable documents are indicated with the following icon:  Browse to a specific item, or find a specific term using site-wide keyword searching and Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology.

Learn more about Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology here.

 Screenshot of HTR search results, with two instances of 'workhouse' highlighted

 

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