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Durham County Record Office: the official archive service for County Durham and Darlington

Branching Out: The Victorian Workhouse

Two sessions of our next family history course on Thursday 21st and Monday 25th March

The workhouse casts a spectre even in modern times, but what was it like for any of our ancestors who were unfortunate enough to find themselves there?

This talk looks at daily life in the workhouse, for both staff and inmates and how surviving records can help you find out more about them.

Where: Durham County Record Office, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UL

Cost: £10.00. 

Advance booking essential. Book online or contact us by phone or email to reserve a place.

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