A report on Workhouse Visiting Society

Organisation set up in 1858 and existed "to improve moral and spiritual improvement of workhouse inmates" in England and Wales.

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Louisa Twining c. 1906

Louisa Twining

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English philanthropic worker who devoted herself to issues and tasks related to the English Poor Law.

English philanthropic worker who devoted herself to issues and tasks related to the English Poor Law.

Louisa Twining c. 1906

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.

Engraving of Tait published 1879

Catharine Tait

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British philanthropist.

British philanthropist.

Engraving of Tait published 1879

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