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The workhouse girl

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G.K. Hall, Chivers Press , Thorndike, Me., USA, Bath, England
Clergy -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Women domestics -- Fiction, Large type books, Scotland -- Fi

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StatementJessica Stirling.
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LC ClassificationsPR6069.T497 W6 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination616 p. (large print) ;
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Open LibraryOL352515M
ISBN 100783801246, 0754011607, 0754021165
LC Control Number98012006

THE WORKHOUSE GIRL by Dilly Court Sarah, the workhouse girl of the title, is followed from age 6 to about age 20 in this young adult novel. Poor Sarah rockets from one dismal situation after another, extricating herself (or being extricated) only to fall into another awful mess/5.

The Workhouse Girl. Jessica Stirling. Rating details ratings 9 reviews. To Cassie Armitage and her well-to-do family, Robert Montague seems a perfect suitor: a distinguished preacher with a glamorous past and impressive connections/5.

The Workhouse Girl [Stirling, Jessica] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Workhouse Girl/5(36). The story itself was about a girl called Sarah who is saved by the workhouse where she was treated very badly and took in by a sugar mill owner and his wife.

Along the way she meets interesting character like Elsie, Grey and Davy as she tries to escape the work house /5(). The Girl from the Workhouse Staffordshire, Ginnie Jones's childhood is spent in the shadow of the famous Potteries. But with Father's eyesight failing, money is in short supply.

The book is rich in carefully researched dialect and detail, especially about life in a workhouse, and the tough but gradually changing conditions for young female workers in the Potteries.

We meet Ginnie’s few beloved friends, smile as she shares her life with Clara, Mary, Constance and Sam, and mourn with her when she loses so many of the people she s: Destined to a life of poverty, this little girl has bigger plans for her future After the death of her father in a mining accident, Megan and her family had no choice but to move to the local workhouse.

Separated from her mother and five siblings, young Megan must learn how to stand on her own two feet.

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“A poignant account” of the reality behind these famous Victorian institutions where the poor resided (The Independent). During the nineteenth century, the workhouse cast a shadow over the lives of the English poor. The destitute and the desperate sought refuge within its forbidding walls.

And it was an ever-present threat if poor families failed to look after themselves properly.4/5(2). Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress is Charles Dickens's second novel, and was published as a serial from to and released as a three-volume book inbefore the serialization ended. The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an escaping, Oliver travels to London, where he meets the "Artful Dodger", a.

Remi, Nobody's Girl (家なき子レミ, Ie Naki Ko Remi, Homeless Child Remi) was a episode Japanese animated television series by Nippon Animation, broadcast from to in Japan on the Fuji Television network as an installment to Nippon Animation's famed World Masterpiece Theater series.

The show was directed by Kōzō Kusuba, with Michiru Shimada and Mayumi Koyama writing the. The Workhouse Girl (G K Hall Large Print Book Series) Hardcover – June 1, by Jessica Stirling (Author)/5(36). Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home/5(76).

Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg, and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home/5().

The Girl From the Workhouse is author Lynn Johnson’s debut novel set in Burslem from to I enjoy reading books in this time period and was extremely impressed with Ms. Johnson’s writing style.

I’m so happy to have found a new author and look forward to reading more from her in the future!/5. Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his s:   A NEW book reveals the story of Limerick’s lost girls.

Fifty five young women were sent to Australia from workhouses in County Limerick. Their story has never been told, until now. The Workhouse Girl by Stirling, Jessica and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Workhouse Girl Author Dilly Court.

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Nancy Winfield, born to the workhouse and betrayed by her protectors, is quick to recognize the preacher's evil intentions. Imprisoned in a dangerous marriage and deceived by her sister, Cassie finds an ally in Nancy, and a friend in widower Allan Hunter, who is a victim of Montague's twisted schemes.

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The British workhouse is the stuff of literature and legend. But what exactly was it. Surprisingly, no full-scale history of the workhouse has ever been written. Here, historian Norman Longmate tells the full story, from its beginnings in Elizabethan times until its demise in the s, though mainly concentrating on the Victorian workhouse in the years of its tarnished glory.

The Workhouse Girl by Dilly Court,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah Scrase and her widowed mother Ellen to enter the notorious St Giles and St George's Workhouse. When Ellen dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife.

Sarah's ordeal seems to be over when philanthropist and sugar mill owner James Arbuthnot. The Girl in the Ragged Shawl: A heart warming Victorian saga (The Children of the Workhouse, Book 1).

The Workhouse Girl. Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife. Sarah’s ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into. This book lets those who knew the place provide the answer.

An exclusive in the book is the unmasking of the author of the Victorian workhouse exposé Indoor Paupers published anonymously in The identity of the writer and of the unnamed London workhouse he describes are finally revealed.

Paperback, pages. Buy a cheap copy of The Workhouse Girl book by Dilly Court. Free shipping over $   It takes courage to find the place where you belong. The gripping new novel from the Top Ten Sunday Times bestselling author of The Best of Daughters. Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George’s Workhouse.

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This book tells the story of a young girl Megan, who in was put in the workhouse in Merthyr Tydfil South Wales, along with her mother, brothers and sisters, because her father was killed in a mining accident and their mother had no means to support them/5(37). The Workhouse Child book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A generous impulse prompts Pansy to change clothes with a girl f /5.The workhouse system evolved in the 17th century, allowing parishes to reduce the cost to ratepayers of providing poor relief. The first authoritative figure for numbers of workhouses comes in the next century from The Abstract of Returns made by the Overseers of the Poor, which was drawn up following a government survey in It put the number of parish workhouses in England and Wales at.Within the Workhouse itself there was a greater variety of trades taught to the boys, namely, weaving, tailoring, carpentry, etc., whereas girls were predominantly trained as servants.

There was also some desertion of families by husbands and fathers, which meant that their wives and children had to enter the Workhouse to seek relief.