Ulverston Workhouse in the 19th Century
June Whitehead’s evocative study of children’s experiences in Ulverston Workhouse is an attempt to unravel the truth behind the grim and uncaring image of Victorian Workhouses made popular through Dickens’ Oliver Twist.
This is a fascinating insight, not just into a forgotten aspect of Ulverston’s past, but into the much maligned Poor Law and the lives of pauper children.
Paperback; 210 x 145mm
B & W Photographs
Other customers bought these...
Aldingham Motte, Cumbria and its Environs in the Medieval Period
Daniel Elsworth (Ed), Mace (Ed), McClintock (Ed)£15.00
25 Amazing Carlisle Facts Teatowel
The Making of Carlisle
From Romans to Railways
Mark Brennand (Ed)£16.00
Great Walks – Lakeland Downhill
Eric Robson (Narrator)£12.99
12 Books That Changed The World