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Destitution & Despair: The early years of Claypole Workhouse

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A talk by Peter Hammond - non-member ticket


Join us, online, as Peter Hammond, a qualified archaeologist and an experienced local and family historian, delivers this fascinating talk. Many of us have ancestors who may have been born in or been admitted to a workhouse. What was typical life like for the inmates? This talk focuses on the Newark Poor Law Union Workhouse at Claypole on the Nottinghamshire/Lincolnshire border, and reveals real life cases of scandal, intrigue, and the attitudes towards illegitimacy and the destitute…. all of which has been researched from original archives.

Date: Monday 13th September

Time: 7.30pm - 1hour talk with 30 minutes Q&A

Tickets: £5 HTL Members, £7 non-members

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