Monthly Archives: February 2023

Life in a Nineteenth Century Workhouse

The Poor Law Amendment Act (1834) empowered the Poor Law Commission to unite parishes in England and Wales into Poor Law Unions to be administered by a local Board of Guardians. The Loddon and Clavering Union was instituted on 7th … Continue reading

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The Boys are Back in Town! The American Red Cross Service Club, Bishop’s Palace, Norwich

A brief look at the time the Bishop’s Palace in Norwich became an American Red Cross Service Club during World War II. Continue reading

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