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Fiona Fisher – Viewing the institutional interior through the pages of Living London

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Institutional environments and boundaries Fiona Fisher (Kingston): Viewing the institutional interior through the pages of Living London This paper will explore the visual representation of institutional interiors within …

Alannah Tomkins – At Home in the Workhouse? The View from Working-Class Autobiographies, 1780-1920

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Workhouses Alannah Tomkins (Keele) : At Home in the Workhouse? The View from Working-Class Autobiographies, 1780-1920 The workhouse after the 1834 poor law became the archetype of an …

Alysa Levene – Family life and London workhouses in the later eighteenth century

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Workhouses Alysa Levene (Oxford Brookes) : Family life and London workhouses in the later eighteenth century Workhouses are not usually thought of as a place for family life, …

Jeremey Boulton – Paupers and their experience of a Georgian workhouse: St Martin in the Fields, 1725-1824

Royal Holloway University of London Department of History Event Date: 14 and 15 September 2010 11 Bedford Square, Royal Holloway (Central London)   Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 Spaces and Institutional Structures Workhouses Jeremy Boulton (Newcastle): Paupers and their experience of a Georgian workhouse: St Martin in the Fields, 1725-1824 This paper is based on some findings of a three-year …