Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780
Engraving of Tait published 1879
Madeleine Shaw Lefevre, 1890 portrait

The Countess was a founding member of the Workhouse Visiting Society, and through this connection Shaw Lefevre became a member of the central committee of the Metropolitan Association for Befriending Young Servants.

- Madeleine Shaw Lefevre

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
Former workhouse in Nantwich, dating from 1780

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