Southwell workhouse

The Southwell Workhouse owned by the National Trust is the subject of a large scale local, social and family history research project.

The Southwell Workhouse owned by the National Trust is the subject of a large scale local, social and family history research project.

The men's ward. The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex - I am not surprised disease was rife, the beds are crammed in and sanitary arrangements were at best basic.

The men's ward. The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex - I am not surprised disease was rife, the beds are crammed in and sanitary arrangements were at best basic.

Many children were born in the workhouse and never knew their parents. Some babies were taken out in a large pram,but in some urban workhouses some babies and young children never went beyond the walls of the outside yard. Workhouse life was all they knew.

Many children were born in the workhouse and never knew their parents. Some babies were taken out in a large pram,but in some urban workhouses some babies and young children never went beyond the walls of the outside yard. Workhouse life was all they knew.

Southwell Workhouse

Southwell Workhouse

Apple tree at Southwell Workhouse garden

Apple tree at Southwell Workhouse garden

Wash-house. Laundry Boards.Rustic laundry room in the Southwell workhouse still keeps the worn out washboards and washbowls.

Wash-house. Laundry Boards

Wash-house. Laundry Boards.Rustic laundry room in the Southwell workhouse still keeps the worn out washboards and washbowls.

southwell the workhouse picking oakum | damian entwistle | Flickr

southwell the workhouse picking oakum | damian entwistle | Flickr

Southwell Workhouse, Nottinghamshire. Windows were placed deliberately high, and often had sloping window sills. This was to prevent inmates from looking out - further increasing their isolation from the outside world.

Southwell Workhouse, Nottinghamshire. Windows were placed deliberately high, and often had sloping window sills. This was to prevent inmates from looking out - further increasing their isolation from the outside world.

Southwell workhouse

Southwell workhouse

Sophie was not used to luxury - but she learnt how to survive... Southwell Workhouse

Sophie was not used to luxury - but she learnt how to survive... Southwell Workhouse

Near the rustic mangle there are wicker laundry baskets and a washbowl. This is the wash-house in Southwell workhouse.

Wash-house. Mangle And Baskets. Framed Print

Near the rustic mangle there are wicker laundry baskets and a washbowl. This is the wash-house in Southwell workhouse.

Southwell Workhouse, Nottinghamshire. Well worth a visit. It reminds you how lucky we are in this modern world. Thank you National Trust.

Southwell Workhouse, Nottinghamshire. Well worth a visit. It reminds you how lucky we are in this modern world. Thank you National Trust.

Drying racks in the wash-house are beside the rustic clothes wringer in Southwell workhouse in England.

Wash-house. Drying Wracks And Wringer. Framed Print

Drying racks in the wash-house are beside the rustic clothes wringer in Southwell workhouse in England.

southwell workhouse nottinghamshire - Google Search

southwell workhouse nottinghamshire - Google Search

Pinterest
Search