According to Ray, there really aren’t any myths about workhouses. They were just as bad as we collectively imagined. Dickens and many a great social reformer captured the abuses of these terrible places. Rural poorhouses, however, in the eighteenth century, were much kinder places where people truly cared.
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 (coming soon)
- 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)