The latest from local historian, speaker and writer, Kevin Rodgers.
From the author:
Detailing the two main Workhouses from 1721 to the demolition of the Clarkson Hospital in the 1980s. Learn of life for inmates, their diet, the rules and regulations of workhouse life, their work and living arrangements. Was it cruel? Was life harsh? Or did many get better fed by the workhouse than living outside?