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Workhouse

The People, the Places, the Life Behind Doors
Fowler, Simon (Book - 2007)
Workhouse
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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, literature as well as personal accounts of inmates and staff. The book also provides sources for those searching for their pauper ancestors.
Authors: Fowler, Simon
Title: Workhouse
the people, the places, the life behind doors
Publisher: Kew, [England] : The National Archives, 2007.
Characteristics: 240 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Formerly CIP. Uk
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, literature as well as personal accounts of inmates and staff. The book also provides sources for those searching for their pauper ancestors.
Local Note: 3
ISBN: 1905615035
9781905615032
Branch Call Number: 44553162
41492758
Statement of Responsibility: Simon Fowler
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-235) and index.
Subject Headings: Public welfare Great Britain History. Poor Great Britain History. Workhouses Great Britain History. Almshouses Great Britain History.
Topical Term: Public welfare
Poor
Workhouses
Almshouses
LCCN: 2009437767
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