The Workhouse Encyclopedia

The Workhouse Encyclopedia

This fascinating, fully illustrated volume is the definitive guide to every aspect of workhouse life.

Author: Peter Higginbotham

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780752477190

Category: History

Page: 480

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This fascinating, fully illustrated volume is the definitive guide to every aspect of workhouse life. Compiled by Peter Higginbotham, one of Britain's foremost experts on the subject, it covers everything from the 1725 publication An Account of Several Workhouses to the South African Zulu admitted to Fulham Road Workhouse in 1880. With hundreds of fascinating anecdotes, plus priceless information for researchers including workhouse addresses, useful websites and archive repository details, maps, plans, original workhouse publications and an extensive bibliography, it will delight family historians and general readers alike.
Categories: History

The Encyclopedia Britannica

The Encyclopedia Britannica

The fire brigade numbers 250 men , with 22 engineThe total number of public
school buildings is 104 , and insane , a poorhouse , a workhouse for the
confinement and employhouses . The city has three public hospitals , an asylum
for the the ...

Author: Thomas Spencer Baynes

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ISBN: MSU:31293106981677

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Voices from the Workhouse

Voices from the Workhouse

Was the workhouse the cruel and inhospitable place as which it's often presented, or was there more to it than that? This book lets those who knew the place provide the answer.

Author: Peter Higginbotham

Publisher: History PressLtd

ISBN: 0752467492

Category: History

Page: 224

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Voices from the Workhouse tells the real inside story of the workhouse in the words of those who experienced the institution at first hand, either as inmates or through some other connection with the institution. Using a wide variety of sources including letters, poems, graffiti, autobiography, official reports, testimony at official inquiries, and oral history, Peter Higginbotham creates a vivid portrait of what really went on behind the doors of the workhouse—all the sights, sounds, and smells of the place, and the effect it had on those whose lives it touched. Was the workhouse the cruel and inhospitable place as which it’s often presented, or was there more to it than that? This book lets those who knew the place provide the answer.
Categories: History

The American and English Encyclopedia of Law

The American and English Encyclopedia of Law

In working days , as they might perhaps be Newport Pagnell divine service was
in the more appropriately designated , are al . workhouse . ” Earle , J .: " The
legislature lowed for entering appeals ; and that has not said that it shall be penal
to ...

Author: John Houston Merrill

Publisher:

ISBN: PRNC:32101068565611

Category: Law

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The popular encyclopedia or Conversations Lexicon ed by A Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana

The popular encyclopedia  or   Conversations Lexicon    ed  by A  Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana

Popular encyclopedia Charles Annandale ... is considered as the occupier within
this statute . workhouses , the conduct of guardians , vestries , and After the
passing of the act of 1834 unions were officers ; the keeping of accounts , making
of ...

Author: Popular encyclopedia

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ISBN: OXFORD:600048293

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The Popular Encyclopedia

The Popular Encyclopedia

Now attacks he is constantly making against other learned become a burden
which his parents could not or would men , may be mentioned his Historico -
Geographical not support , he was sent to the workhouse , and after- Description
of the ...

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ISBN: UVA:X002078245

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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopedia of Universal Authorship

The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopedia of Universal Authorship

herring to a debtor ' s score ; no , he would not root of primrose , is her offering to
the hopeful be sent to the workhouse by anybody . A loveliness of nature ; is her
testimony of the quarter of an hour after , the denied herring , soul struggling with
 ...

Author: Ainsworth Rand Spofford

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433087357798

Category: Literature

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Categories: Literature

Encyclopedia of Homelessness

Encyclopedia of Homelessness

Workhouses———609 Kral,A. H., Molnar, B. E., Booth, R. E., & Watters, J. K. (
1997). Prevalence of sexual risk behavior and substance use among runaway
and homeless adolescents in San Francisco, Denver and New York City.
International ...

Author: David Levinson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761927518

Category: Social Science

Page: 886

View: 440

"The first comprehensive resource on this important topic, this set covers the origins of homelessness, current research, and strategies for its prevention. The contributors represent such disciplines as sociology, anthropology, medicine, and social work. Articles address homelessness in eight major American cities and more than 30 cities and nations around the world. Adding depth are bibliographies, a directory of street newspapers, a filmography, and more than 20 primary-source documents offering historical and contemporary perspectives."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005.
Categories: Social Science

The Popular Encyclopedia Or Conversations Lexicon

The Popular Encyclopedia  Or Conversations Lexicon

These were authorized to make rules resident or not ; but the tenant and not the
landfor the management of the poor , the government of lord is considered as the
occupier within this statute . workhouses , the conduct of guardians , vestries ...

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ISBN: NLI:3138352-110

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Encyclopedia of Local Government Law

Encyclopedia of Local Government Law

... to and his reception in the workhouse of the poor law union consisting of or
comprising the parish in which he appears ... then the workhouse of the poor law
union to which he is deemed to be primâ facie chargeable for the purposes of this
 ...

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ISBN: PRNC:32101068562915

Category: Great Britain

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Categories: Great Britain

Supplement to Encyclopedia Britannica

Supplement to Encyclopedia Britannica

... 3,000,000 ; public debt , $ 200,000 ; work , the befriending of workhouse girls ,
and the re- yearly expenses , $ 32,000 . Its port is artificial , and lief of destitute
incurable sufferers throughout England . much iron - ore is here shipped .

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ISBN: UCAL:C2645813

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The Encyclopedia Britannica

The Encyclopedia Britannica

The treatment in English casual wards depends very much upon the board of
guardians and the master of the workhouse. The ministry of health lays down
certain regulations but within those limits there is the possibility of either great ...

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies

Life for Children in the Workhouse Life for children in the workhouse is largely
presented as having been bleak: with poor living conditions, strict routines, and
little contact with parents. Children constituted a substantial portion of those living
in ...

Author: Daniel Thomas Cook

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781529721690

Category: Social Science

Page: 1888

View: 152

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies navigates our understanding of the historical, political, social and cultural dimensions of childhood. Transdisciplinary and transnational in content and scope, the Encyclopedia both reflects and enables the wide range of approaches, fields and understandings that have been brought to bear on the ever-transforming problem of the “child” over the last four decades This four-volume encyclopedia covers a wide range of themes and topics, including: Social Constructions of Childhood Children’s Rights Politics/Representations/Geographies Child-specific Research Methods Histories of Childhood/Transnational Childhoods Sociology/Anthropology of Childhood Theories and Theorists Key Concepts This interdisciplinary encyclopedia will be of interest to students and researchers in: Childhood Studies Sociology/Anthropology Psychology/Education Social Welfare Cultural Studies/Gender Studies/Disabilty Studies
Categories: Social Science

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

This book contains 365 incredible tales of fires, drownings, explosions and disasters, infamous scandals such as the Andover affair – where inmates were forced to eat the bones they were supposed to be crushing to ward off starvation – ...

Author: Peter Higginbotham

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780752492308

Category: History

Page: 240

View: 668

For two centuries, the shadow of the workhouse hung over Britain. The recourse of only the most desperate, dark and terrible tales of malnutrition, misery, mistreatment and murder ran like wildfire through the poorer classes, who lived in terror of being forced inside the institution’s towering walls. This book contains 365 incredible tales of fires, drownings, explosions and disasters, infamous scandals such as the Andover affair – where inmates were forced to eat the bones they were supposed to be crushing to ward off starvation – and sickening tales of abuse, assault, bodysnatching, poisonings, post mortems and murder. Accompanied by 70 rare and wonderful illustrations, this book will thrill, fascinate, sadden and unnerve in equal measure. DID YOU KNOW? In the early hours of 31 August 1888, the mutilated body of Mary Ann Nichols – the first generally accepted victim of Jack the Ripper – was discovered in Buck’s Row, Whitechapel, just a little way from the Whitechapel workhouse infirmary. Nichols, aged forty-two at her death, had been a regular habituée of London’s workhouses. On 30 May 1896, at the age of seven, future Hollywood star Charlie Chaplin entered the Newington workhouse in south London, together with his mother, Hannah, and his older half-brother Sydney. On 19 March 1834 a revolt took place amongst the juvenile female paupers of St Margaret’s workhouse, Westminster. A young man named Speed, appointed as their superintendent, provoked their wrath by his alleged tyrannical behaviour. He was unmercifully thrashed by the girls who tore his clothes nearly off his back and beat him until his cries raised the alarm and the police were sent for to quell the disturbance.
Categories: History

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life 19th century

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life  19th century

The 15 , 000 or so individual parishes were combined the workhouse during into
643 unions . Each union was to build a workhouse . Under the New Poor Law , “
outdoor relief ” in the form of money and the day . food for people who stayed in ...

Author: Joyce E. Salisbury

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 0313325464

Category: Manners and customs

Page: 592

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Explores ordinary life through time and across the globe.
Categories: Manners and customs

The Catholic Encyclopedia

The Catholic Encyclopedia

The trary to the religious principles of such inmate , evils existing in the
workhouses were absence of nor shall authorize the education of any child
classification , discipline , and employment , and the in such workhouse in any
religious creed ...

Author: Charles George Herbermann

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015011271106

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Chambers s New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia

Chambers s New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia

Poor Pope 690 son bas . p . and there are marriage : shall be relieved wholly in
the workhouse , together with his wife and family . if anr . and if not otherwise
employed . But the relief may be given out of doors in cases of sudden and
urgent ...

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica

321 ) that clothes or other property belonging to the guardians ; ( 3 ) , offences
neglecting to perform the task of work in a workhouse , or damaging the spectrum
of this discharge shows very interesting char- committed by professional
criminals ...

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ISBN: OSU:32435022740765

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Anglo American Encyclopedia

Anglo American Encyclopedia

permitting members of the same family who are in different ' the work house and
the payment of school fees , but workhouses of the union to have occasional
interviews with this clause was in turn repealed by the Elementary each other at ...

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ISBN: UTEXAS:059172142966815

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