16 – The Workhouse

The Workhouse
Map: C3

Workhouse with Masters house to the left. To the right are the terraced houses at the top of South Place.

Workhouse 2

Workhouse Masters house (centre) with workhouse to the right. The small looking building in the centre of the picture is the Municipal Hall.

Below is an account of the workhouse found on the web:

workhouse-peopleEden 1797


workhouse chesterfieldAnother old photo of the Workhouse, not a great photo, but showing its position by South Place.