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Life in the Victorian and Edwardian Workhouse

Author: Michelle Higgs

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ISBN: 0752442147

Category: Almshouses

Page: 191

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Presenting a picture of life in the workhouse using research into key workhouses in England and Wales
Life in the Victorian and Edwardian Workhouse
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Michelle Higgs
Categories: Almshouses
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

Presenting a picture of life in the workhouse using research into key workhouses in England and Wales
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Life in the Victorian and Edwardian Workhouse
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Pages: 192
Authors: Michelle Higgs
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-03-01 - Publisher: The History Press

Life in a workhouse during the Victorian and Edwardian eras has been popularly characterised as a brutal existence. Charles Dickens famously portrayed workhouse inmates as being dirty, neglected, overworked adn at the mercy of exploitative masters. While there were undoubtedly establishments that conformed to this stereotype, there is also evidence