Tullamore Workhouse, the First Decade 1842-1852 1

Tullamore Workhouse, the First Decade 1842-1852

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Tullamore Workhouse, The First Decade

Michael Murphy undertook extensive research to bring this study to a wider audience. It is the first publication solely on the Tullamore workhouse, which brings into sharp relief the poverty of the time, the steps taken by the guardians to provide sustenance and a basic level of education and training for the poor. More importantly, it provides a unique insight into the work of the poor law guardians and the standards employed in the administration of the workhouse. This study brings together a wealth of information from the minute books and the King

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Author

Michael Murphy

Place of Publication

Offaly

Year

2007

No. Of Pages

148

Hard Or Paper Back

Paperback