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Workhouse Conversations

12th
Apr
Workhouse Conversations

Workhouse Conversations

10am-4pm
Researching your family’s workhouse history?
Interested in the history of the workhouse system?
Want to know how we find out about the people who lived and worked in workhouses?
Please join us for a day of recent research into the workhouses in the UK. Including talks from:
Professor Steve King, University of Leicester
Dr Andy Gritt, University of Central Lancashire
Ruth Battersby-Tooke, Norfolk Museums Service
Including an introduction to the samplers stitched by Lorina Bulwer at Great Yarmouth Workhouse, recently featured on the Antiques Roadshow. These amazing letters have been brought back to the workhouse for the first time in over one hundred years.
£15 per person including lunch and refreshments


TO BOOK- please telephone 01362 869251

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk, NR204DR

Tel: 01362 869251

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