The workhouse..."some would rather die than go there.."

workhouse in Victorian England I've read so many conflicting stories on workhouses.

Young boy's at work. The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex

Young boy's at work. The Workhouse in St Pancras, London: Middlesex. my grandfather was sent to TS Elliot at Gosport.

My Great-great-great grandmother ended her days as an inmate of Windsor workhouse. Born in the early 1800's she ran a pub until she was well into her eighties. But when you were too old to work and support yourself and your family couldn't support you, this was your only option.

Windsor workhouse When you were too old to work and support yourself and your family couldn't support you, this was your only option.

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