Workhouse Visiting Society
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The pamphlet, FPC 's first of many papers for the Congress, was printed with both women's names in full. It argued that since they were incurably ill, such patients should be removed from the punitive...
1857 or 1858
Louisa Twining initiated the Workhouse Visiting Society some years after a visit to the Strand Workhouse left her shocked at the loneliness and isolation that the inmates faced.
Given the increasing institutionalizing of philanthropic visiting, the Workhouse Visiting Society closed its Waterloo Place offices, considering its work to be done.