Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/3/2011

Finally identified, the real Oliver Twist workhouse reveals stories more brutal than even Dickens dared tell

The young woman at the workhouse gate was desperate. Clutching her belly, she begged to be allowed inside. She had nowhere else to go.

The workhouse — for all the stories of cruelty that went on within its walls — was her only hope. She desperately needed shelter, for she was about to give birth. But the gatekeeper was inexorable: he had his orders. for more click here

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