In the main, workhouses were managed by boards of guardians. Initially, you had to be a landowner to run a workhouse, although this requirement was later removed. Boards of guardians frequently neglected their duties and allowed the workhouse to become a house of horrors. To take an extreme example, in Andover, the food rations had […]
As we promised, here are the answers to our second challenging crossword for authors. If you’ve not yet completed this crossword, don’t cheat! Here’s the link back to the crossword itself. Let us know if there’s anything in the answers you were shocked to see you had right!
It’s Friday, so it’s time for some fun! Every Friday we have something you to help you get rested and relaxed for the weekend, from word searches to crosswords. This is our second challenging crossword for authors. I think we’ve ramped it up a little this time, but I know you’re all more than ready […]