Write down a list of the different sorts of occupations that are
given for the men in the workhouse.
down a list of the different sorts of occupations that are given
for the women in the workhouse.(hint - check the ages- ignore young
persons who are listed as scholars)
list is the longer?
is the most common form of work done by the women? What does this
tell you about employment of men and women in the middle of the
This is the 1851 census return
for a workhouse. It lists all the people who were in the workhouse on
the night of 30th March 1851. On the first page are the names of the Master
and the Matron and the other officials who ran the workhouse, but after
that are the names of all the paupers.