The Christchurch and Bournemouth Union Workhouse (2000)

The Story of the Red House Museum and Christchurch Hospital.

Sue Newman | The Christchurch and Bournemouth Union Workhouse  | Click to enlarge This greatly extended reissue of the award-winning first edition takes you inside the "Pauper Palaces" of Christchurch, filled with the local destitute: the workless, work shy, tramps, aged and orphans, sick and "lunatics".

The "Social Services" of the 18th to 20th centuries are revealed and explored in detail, with nearly 100 illustrations.

ISBN 0 9524856 1 3

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