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Shadows of the Workhouse

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In the 1950s, Jennifer Worth was a district midwife in East London. She worked with an order of nursing nuns, learning how to cope with midwifery in slum conditions. In the course of her training she met many interesting characters, whose stories are told in this book. When the workhouse of Britain officially closed in 1930, there was nowhere for inmates to go. So workhouses merely changed their names and carried on much the same as before. The conditions, rules and lifestyle that continued to be endured by the residents ...

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Shadows of the Workhouse
2007, Ulverscroft

ISBN-13: 9780753193693

Large type / large print

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Shadows of the Workhouse
2005, Merton Books, Twickenham

ISBN-13: 9781872560137

Paperback

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