Workhouses

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St Marylebone workhouse entrance

The history of the workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

workhouse orphans 1800s

The Reluctant Politician: The Story of Irene Parlby - General History

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The Gates of the Oracle Workhouse, Reading by Walton Adams

The Gates of the Oracle Workhouse, Reading by Walton Adams

Voucher issued by Whitby church-wardens entitling bearer to a bag of coal, a common for of out-relief to the poor.

The Workhouse Museum

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

A stone-breaking yard at Bethnal Green, 1868

Tramps and Vagrants

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

Hungry Crowd at a Workhouse Facing starvation, hungry people gathered for help which was usually not sufficient.

Hungry Crowd at a Workhouse Facing starvation, hungry people gathered for help which was usually not sufficient.

Benefits: While this scene of a workhouse mealtime might look bleak, reports suggest that ...

Impoverished Victorians revealed in photographs

This bleak scene is just one of the images included in an upcoming museum exhibition at the Geffrey, London that explores the places inhabited by the capital's most deprived at the turn of the last century.

Bradford Workhouse Token

The Workhouse in Bradford, Yorkshire, W. Riding

A Comprehensive History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham