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Talk: Dickens, The Workhouse, and the Fallen Woman

The Workhouse Museum, Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon HG4 1LE

Ella Dzelzainis, Lecturer in 19th Century literature at Newcastle University is talking on "Dickens, the Workhouse and the Fallen Woman".

During her talk Ella will reference Oliver Twist and the Bastardy Clause of the Poor Law of 1834 which condemned so many poor women and their illegitimate children to lives of shame and misery. Teas & Coffees will be available.

Tickets £5 per person

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