Poverty, the law, and popular rights: Victorian paupers making their own history

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

What did the poor, unemployed, sick and elderly think about the welfare they were offered in Victorian Britain?

Speakers Paul Carter and Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives Jeff James will discuss how Victorian paupers interacted with the poor law authorities, what they understood of their rights, and how they viewed their position in society.

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Add to Calendar 03/11/2016 14:00 03/11/2016 15:00 Europe/London Poverty, the law, and popular rights: Victorian paupers making their own history What did the poor, unemployed, sick and elderly think about the welfare they were offered in Victorian Britain?Speakers Paul Carter and Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives Jeff James will discuss how Victorian paupers interacted with the poor law authorities, what they understood of ...

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