The Workhouse Encyclopedia


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Where was my local workhouse? What records did they keep? What is gruel and is it really what inmates lived on? How did you get out of a workhouse? What famous people were once workhouse inmates? Are there any workhouse buildings I can visit? If these are the kinds of questions you've ever wanted to know the answer to, then this is the book for you. This fascinating, fully illustrated volume is the definitive guide to every aspect of the workhouse and of the poor relief system in which it played a pivotal part. Compiled by ...

The Workhouse Encyclopedia 2014, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750956710


The Workhouse Encyclopedia 2012, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752470122