RefNo21/2013
TitleSources for the Study of Workhouses in Sheffield
AuthorSheffield Archives & Local Studies Library
DescriptionIntroduction
Timeline showing key dates
Selection of images from the Sheffield Local Studies Library and Sheffield Archives collections:
PART 1: The beginnings of Poor Law relief in Sheffield, 1601 - 1834
" The 'Old' Poor Law, 1601
" Early workhouses
" First Sheffield Workhouse
" Other early Workhouses in Sheffield
" Emerging problems with workhouse system
PART 2: The new Poor Law 1834: Poor Law Unions in Sheffield
" Poor Law Unions
" Ecclesall Bierlow Union Workhouse and Fulwood Cottage Homes
" Sheffield Union: Fir Vale Workhouse and Scattered Homes
" Hollow Meadows Workhouse/Industrial School
List of documents, pamphlets and other items available at Sheffield Local Studies Library and Sheffield Archives
Useful websites
Local Studies Library and Sheffield Archives Facilities
Contact Details
Date2012
Extent32 A4 Pages in Folder
AccessStatusOpen
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