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Politics and the implementation of the New Poor Law: the Nottingham workhouse controversy, 1834-43 (2016)
Journal Article
Beckett, J. (in press). Politics and the implementation of the New Poor Law: the Nottingham workhouse controversy, 1834-43. Midland History, 41(2), doi:10.1080/0047729X.2016.1226361

The Nottingham workhouse case was a test of the resolve both of the Poor Law Commissioners appointed to administer the post-1834 New Poor Law, and of the strength of the Whig interest in the town’s municipal and parliamentary elections. All eyes were... Read More about Politics and the implementation of the New Poor Law: the Nottingham workhouse controversy, 1834-43.


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