Thesaurus Term/Concept: WORKHOUSE

Identifier 68723
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A 19th century establishment for the provision of work for the unemployed poor of a parish; later an institution administered by Guardians of the Poor, in which paupers are lodged and the able-bodied set to work.

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Context Record
Monument Type MYO1355 YORK UNION WORKHOUSE (Building)
Monument Type MYO1353 GRANGE HOUSE (Building)