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Learn about the Victorian workhouse at Walkley Library - Sheffield ...

Learn about the Victorian workhouse at Walkley Library - Sheffield ... | queenofhearts% | Scoop.it
A talk all about the rise and fall of workhouses in the city is to be held at Walkley Library. Local historian Suzanne Bingham will look at the fascinating history of Victorian workhouses in Sheffield.

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The Victorian Workhouse

The Victorian Poor Law Act made homelessness and unemployment a case for the workhouse. To avoid starvation the poor had to live and work in these haunting b...

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Social Policy - 1840.s workhouse jobs (Essay - Criteria 3.1)

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When warehouse becomes workhouse

When warehouse becomes workhouse | queenofhearts% | Scoop.it

Dehumanising surveillance techniques that echo the Victorian workhouse are alive and well in modern Britain

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