The most shocking thing Ray Noyes uncovered when researching and writing Workhouse was a royal commission’s report in 1832. This report was not directed towards dealing with the plight of the poor kindly, but described them as ‘a pest’ who should ‘feel, at least, that [they] are a pest’, if they can’t be gotten rid of.
Workhouse Video Series with Ray Noyes
In this Q&A video series with Ray Noyes, we find out about his upcoming book, Workhouse, and the terrible truths he discovered while researching for it. What were the workhouses? Who lived in them? What were the harsh realities that awaited within? This is a true story about social injustice in Britain.
- 4 Differences Between Workhouses and Poorhouses
- Yes, the Workhouse Really Was as You Imagine
- The Shocking Truth About the Rich’s Attitude to the Poor
- Babies Stripped from Their Mothers at Birth! (coming soon)
- Finally, a Book Exploring the Social Causes of Workhouses (coming soon)
- Workhouse, by Ray Noyes | Ebook Publication Day (coming soon)