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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - WORKHOUSE CHILDREN -

RECORDS Lon­don Metropoli­tan Ar­chives 40 Northamp­ton Road, Clerken­well, Lon­don EC1R 0HB

search.lma.gov.uk Cen­tral Lon­don School District Records 1788-1935 are held here in­clud­ing Board min­utes and com­mit­tees records such as the Ed­u­ca­tion, House, Farm, In­dus­trial train­ing and Oph­thalmia com­mit­tees, plus reg­is­ters and le­gal doc­u­ments. The Na­tional Ar­chives Kew, Rich­mond, Sur­rey TW9 4DU na­tion­alarchives.gov.uk TNA holds cor­re­spon­dence be­tween the Poor Law com­mis­sion­ers and in­di­vid­ual unions, 1834 -1900. There are re­ports of Royal Com­mis­sions and par­lia­men­tary se­lect com­mit­tees, as well as the an­nual re­ports of the Poor Law com­mis­sion­ers. Bri­tish News­pa­per Li­brary british­news­pa­per­ar­chive.co.uk News­pa­pers re­ported meet­ings of their lo­cal board of guardians, and de­bates about the treat­ment of the poor. WEB­SITES The Workhouse work­houses.org.uk Chil­dren’s Homes chil­dren­shomes.org.uk Com­pre­hen­sive web­sites with long lists of re­sources – both ad­min­is­trated by the award-win­ning Peter Hig­gin­botham. An­ces­try an­ces­try.co.uk Find­my­past find­my­past.co.uk BOOKS

Workhouse, Si­mon Fowler, The Na­tional Ar­chives, 2007

Voices from the Workhouse, Peter Hig­gin­botham, The His­tory Press, 2012

The Workhouse En­cy­clo­pe­dia, Peter Hig­gin­botham, The His­tory Press, 2014 VISIT Gressen­hall Farm and Workhouse Gressen­hall, Dere­ham, NR20 4DR www.mu­se­ums.nor­folk.gov.uk/ Visit_ Us/ Gressen­hall_ Farm_ and_Work­house/in­dex.htm

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