York Union Workhouse 1899.

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‘Neglect reported in the newspaper’.

An Easy Read Summary by York People First – November 2023.

Here is an easy read summary of a report we found in The Yorkshire Herald, Friday November 24th 1899. A meeting of the York Board of Guardians is reported. The meeting having been held the day before (23/11/1899). The Guardians are discussing and replying to ‘comments made by the Inspectors of the Local Government Board respecting the treatment of imbeciles in the workhouse’.

And see here the original newspaper article.

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