Prescot Poor Law Union, Lancashire Genealogy
For more information see The Workhouse Prescot, Lancashire
- Hitchcock, T.V. (1985) The English workhouse: a study in institutional poor relief in selected counties. l695-l750. (DPhil thesis. University of Oxford.)
- Hurst, P (2009) A History of Prescot Union Workhouse, Whiston, Lancashire (St Helen's Townships Family History Society)
A History of Prescot Union Workhouse, Whiston, Lancashire by Pauline Hurst (2009).
Buy the book and/or the CD (contains a digital version of the book + extras) —
The book is £10 (plus £1.25 UK p&p) Cheques payable to Pauline Hurst (or Paypal firstname.lastname@example.org)
The CD is £10 (plus £1.25 UK p&p) Cheques payable to St Helens Townships FHS (or Paypal townshipsFHS@googlemail.com)
Non-Paypal orders should be sent to: Publications, St Helens Townships FHS, 6 Gainford Close, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 4UN.
http://www.workhouses.org.uk/ Prescot Lancashire for Peter Heginbotham's excellent site with maps and images of the workhouse site and buildings.