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Rotherham Workhouse

History


by
Margaret Drinkall

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 569 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This fascinating volume explores all aspects of life in that dread institution, the workhouse. From the staff who lived and worked here to the lunatics who were kept, sometimes unsuccessfully, in the medical wing, the babies and mothers whose lives began, and sometimes ended, in the maternity ward, and the tramps, families and destitute persons who passed through the doors every day, it reveals a side of Rotherham that has long since been forgotten. This book also contains something that will delight all family historians, an extensive list of workhouse inmates in Rotherham. With more than fifty illustrations, this book will be of interest to locals, residents and historians alike.

This fascinating volume explores all aspects of life in that dread institution, the workhouse. From the staff who lived and worked here to the lunatics who were kept, sometimes unsuccessfully, in the medical wing, the babies and mothers whose lives began, and sometimes ended, in the maternity ward, and the tramps, families and destitute persons who passed through the doors every day, it reveals a side of Rotherham that has long since been forgotten. This book also‚Ķ (more)

This fascinating volume explores all aspects of life in that dread institution, the workhouse. From the staff who lived and worked here to the lunatics who were kept, sometimes unsuccessfully, in the medical wing, the babies and mothers whose lives began, and sometimes ended, in the maternity ward, and the tramps, families and destitute persons who passed through the doors every day, it reveals a side of Rotherham that has long since been forgotten. This book also contains something that will delight all family historians, an extensive list of workhouse inmates in Rotherham. With more than fifty illustrations, this book will be of interest to locals, residents and historians alike.

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