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Author Fowler, Simon, author.

Title The workhouse : the people, the places, the life behind doors / Simon Fowler.

Publication Info. Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword History, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor  New Shelf  362.585 FOW 2014    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
Edition Revised edition.
Description xiv, 198 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 182-190.
Summary This popular history conducts a full tour of the workhouse from 1696 to 1948, interweaving a wealth of anecdote and allusion from criminal and official records, and literature as well as personal accounts of inmates and staff. The book also provides sources for those searching for their pauper ancestors.
Subject Almshouses -- Great Britain -- History.
Poor -- Great Britain -- History.
Workhouses -- Great Britain -- History.
Poor laws -- Great Britain -- History.
Public welfare -- Great Britain -- History.
ISBN 9781783831517

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