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Newcastle Union Workhouse, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Union workhouses were built in an effort to combat poverty and encourage those who were seen as lazy to work their way out of poverty. They were designed to be as uncomfortable as possible. Men, women ...

Stoke and Wolstanton Union Workhouse Toothbrush Holder

This ceramic pot is marked 'Stoke and Wolstanton Union, 1922' and came from the workhouse at Chell. A new workhouse was built on Turnhurst Road, Chell in 1838/9, after Tunstall became part of the new ...