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Barbara Large - Basingstoke Workhouse: And Poor Law Union - 9780750962407 - V9780750962407
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Basingstoke Workhouse: And Poor Law Union

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Description for Basingstoke Workhouse: And Poor Law Union Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 20 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESH; HBTB; JFFA; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 291 x 14. Weight in Grams: 426.
This absorbing book explores all aspects of life in that feared institution, the workhouse. From the staff who lived and worked there to the poor souls kept in the medical wing, it reveals a side of Basingstoke that has long since been forgotten. It covers the problems of administration and oversight, the stresses and strains suffered by the new, untrained and inexperienced officers who had to make it work, and the sometimes excruciating difficulty of getting every detail sanctioned by London. It also details how caring for the destitute and unfortunate often depended on the personalities of the people in ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780750962407
SKU
V9780750962407
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-5

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