Irregularities at York Union Workhouse, 1899.

Read here an easy read summary by York People First of the report mentioned in ‘The Yorkshire Herald’, on Friday 24th November 1899 where the York Board of Guardians discuss an inmate that wont speak, the cutting of women’s hair and wearing of un-‘rippable’ clothing.

Read here the original newspaper article, ‘Irregularities at York’ published, 24 Nov 1899, in The Yorkshire-Herald.