Item BCA - 2017.664 - Edwin Eley's forms re his industrial accident and claim for special hardship allowance

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BCA - 2017.664


Edwin Eley's forms re his industrial accident and claim for special hardship allowance


  • July - December 1949 (Creation)

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pdf of 40 pages

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Edwin Eley had an accident at work resulting in diminished use of both arms and tender right lower leg. The forms show the tortuous process involved in getting financial assistance.
4 pictures. A leaflet produced by the Ministry of National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act 1944. Special hardship allowance.
Ministry of National Insurance. Special hardship allowance. This is a letter from the ministry of National insurance to Edwin Eley telling him that having been seen by their medical board, he may satisfy the conditions for an award of special hardship allowance, dated December 9th 1949.
Letter from the ministry of national insurance to Edwin Eley with an enclosed postal draft for £2.14s (£2 70p). It is payment in pension for the period 9.11.1949-6.12.1949. A book of orders which can be cashed weekly should follow soon to cover payments from Dec 12th 1949.
Letter which accompanied the booklet of postal drafts for Edwin Eley which gave him money to support his family after an industrial injury. It reminds him to let them know if his circumstances change and is issued from 28 Bridge St Witney
A re-use envelope label for sending a letter to the Ministry of National Insurance at their office at 28 Bridge Street, Witney. It also shows the phone number which is Witney 427
2 pictures. Dated July 4th 1949. A letter from the ministry of national insurance to Edwin Eley along with benefit for an industrial accident covering the periods 26.6.1949-2.7.1949 for which he got £3.8s.6d (£3 42.5p) and for the period 16.6.1949-19.6.1949 for which he got £1.14s.3d (£1 71.5p). The second picture is the back of the letter telling Edwin how he must behave during sickness. He may not do anything that may retard his recovery; he may not leave home without telling someone where he is going; shall not do any work for remuneration.

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