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Welcome to The Wiltshire Local History Forum

 

 

 

‘LAWS GRIND THE

POOR…’

Poverty and workhouses in Wiltshire

 WLHF Spring Conference 2017 


poor law pic 

 

 

Saturday 6 May 2017

 

10 am – 4 pm at BromhamVillage Social Centre

http://bromhamsocialcentre.co.uk/

 

AGM + talks:

  

  • Claire Skinner on life under the ‘old’ (pre-1834) poor laws

 

  • Dr Samantha Shave, LeicesterUniversity on a case of

 resistance to the New Poor Law, Warminster Union

 

  • Paul Wilkins on Highworth and Swindon Poor Law Union

 

  • Dr Jane Howells on Poor Law Union Correspondence at the National Archives

 

 

COST £7.00(Tea, coffee and cake included – bring your own lunch!)

Non-members welcome 

Book via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01249 705510 

Programme available here