Shadows of the Workhouse
In the follow-up to her bestselling Call the Midwife, Jennifer Worth tells the true stories of the people she met. There's Peggy and Frank, who were separated in the workhouse when their parents died ....
When Jennifer Worth became a midwife in the 1950s. she joined an East End where many lives were touched by the shadow of the workhouse. For, although the institutions were officially abolished in 1930, in reality many did not close until several decades later.
|Publication date||24 Sep 2014|