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The Workhouse

Intriguing History

Municipal Dreams

National Archives

Key dates in Poor Law and Relief

The 1601 Elizabethan Poor Law

Houses of Correction

History of Public Health
A chronology of state medicine, public health, welfare and related services in Britain 1066-1999, compiled by Professor Michael D Warren (1999)

National Almshouse Association

Homeless Pages

Timeline of Chesterfield’s Workhouse

Draft white paper produced by Ministry of Works in 1945, including specifcations for prefabs.