The Master's house

Hexham Workhouse and Victorian Workhouses

by Dominic Morley This piece of work will seek to analyse Victorian workhouses and will focus in particular on the Hexham Workhouse, a Victorian building that is still standing strong today. This composition will first analyse the rich history of the Victorian workhouses in general then proceed to analyse the history of the Hexham workhouse…

Retrieved on 25th January 2018 from: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_haymarket_at_midnight.jpg. A painting made in 1861 called The Haymarket-Midnight, by Mayhew, Henry; Tuckniss, William.This painting shows one area in Victorian London that was well-known for the number of prostitutes inhabiting the area.

The Contagious Diseases Acts: Injustice against women civil liberties

by Haaris Mahmood The Victorian period witnessed significant medical advancement that saved countless lives and greatly developed society and medicine overall. The 1848 Public Health Act and the introduction of chloroform in 1846 developed Victorian society by regulating greater hygiene upon society and the effective administration of anaesthesia on patients.[1]However, one controversial and debated medical…