Lost Children, The Ulverston Workhouse in the 19th Century
by June Whitehead
June Whitehead’s meticulously researched book details the life and conditions of orphaned and abandoned children in a typical Victorian workhouse. Her history of the Ulverston Workhouse in the 19th Century describes the founding of the Workhouse, its management and the daily life of the children incarcerated there. The apprenticeship record in the appendix is of particular interest to local historians and those conducting family research.
Date of Publication: 2006
50 pages. Illustrations b&w
Category: Local history