Workhouses of the Midlands

Workhouses of the Midlands

Shelf reference: BK-H-002

  • Physical copy held

Date of the item: 2007

By Peter Higginbotham

"Featuring more than 100 evocative images of workhouses from across the Midlands, from Derbyshire all the way through to Oxfordshire, this book provides a rare pictorial record of both the workhouses and their inmates. With sections providing detailed histories of the establishments in each area, this book illustrates almost every facet of the evolution of the workhouse."