The History of the Workhouse by Peter Higginbotham

This site dedicated to the workhouse - its buildings, inmates, staff and administrators, even its poets. This extensive site contains 2800+ web pages, 6000 photos and illustrations and 1800 maps and plans. There are sections on:
• Poor Laws
• Workhouse Locations (England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales)
• Workhouse Life
• Staff & Administration
• Workhouse Rules
• Workhouse Memories
• Workhouse Buildings
• The MAB - Metropolitan Asylums Board
• Other Establishments
• Children & Education
• Migration & Emigration
• Tramps and Vagrants
• Arts & Literature
• Workhouse Quiz
• Records & Resources
• Online Museum
• Timeline
• Glossary
Workhouse in Wartime
TIP: This site is a must to visit.