Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780
Louisa Twining c. 1906
Engraving of Tait published 1879

The group was set up by Louisa Twining of the Twinings tea family.

- Workhouse Visiting Society

Her experience was consulted when Louisa Twining formed the Workhouse Visiting Society with wider ambitions.

- Catharine Tait

One of the people she consulted was Catharine Tait who as the wife of the Dean of Carlisle had thrust herself into visiting her local workhouse.

- Workhouse Visiting Society

In March 1861, she helped to establish a home for workhouse girls sent out to service, in 1864 the Workhouse Visiting Society, in 1866 the Association for the Improvement of the Infirmaries of London Workhouses and in 1879 the Workhouse Infirmary Nursing Association.

- Louisa Twining
Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780

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