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In the 1950s, Jennifer Worth was a district midwife in East London. She worked with an order of nursing nuns, learning how to cope with midwifery in slum conditions. In the course of her training she met many interesting characters, whose stories are told in this book. When the workhouse of Britain officially closed in 1930, there was nowhere for inmates to go. So workhouses merely changed their names and carried on much the same as before. The conditions, rules and lifestyle that continued to be endured by the residents ...

Shadows of the Workhouse 2006, Isis, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780753193686

Large type / large print


Shadows of the Workhouse 2005, Merton Books, Twickenham

ISBN-13: 9781872560137