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The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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Webinar: Why did people fear the Victorian workhouse?

September 3rd, 2014

Episode 390 of 481 episodes

The workhouse was a major feature in the lives of the poor, whether or not they were ever inmates themselves. This webinar can help you to explore records in The National Archives, showing what life was like inside the workhouse, and how it was viewed by those outside.Paul Carter is The National Archives' principal specialist in modern domestic records. He has a particular interest in poor law records.A 'webinar' is an online seminar. This webinar took place on 11 June 2014.

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