Pauper Graves Memorial Unveiling

1.00pm,Wednesday May 8th,Avonview Cemetery,Beaufort Road,St.George,金博宝亚洲体育Bristol,BS5 8EN

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In 2012 金博宝 188bet.net金博宝亚洲体育Bristol Radical History Group launched a project to research into the thousands of unmarked graves of paupers from the Eastville workhouse (at 100 Fishponds Road) who were buried in nearby Rosemary Green.In 2014 the Eastville Workhouse Memorial Group (EWMG) was formed to commemorate and memorialise the 4,084 people who lived and died in Eastville workhouse and were interred at the site between 1851 and 1895,along with another 118 inmates' bodies which were sold to medical schools.In […]

Life and death in two 金博宝亚洲体育Bristol Victorian workhouses

Congresbury History Group,Congresbury Methodist Hall,2 High St,Congresbury,金博宝亚洲体育Bristol BS49 5JA Roger Ball,co-author of 100 Fishponds Rd: Life and death in a Victorian workhouse explains how a team of local researchers revealed that more than 4,000 men,金博宝亚洲体育women and children,inmates of Eastville Workhouse,were interred in unmarked graves in a burial ground that was forgotten for over a century.Rosemary Caldicott,author of The Life and Death of Hannah Wiltshire: A Case Study of Bedminster Union […]

Life and death in two 金博宝亚洲体育Bristol Victorian workhouses

Clevedon Civic Society,St Andrew's Church Centre,Old Church Road,Clevedon,BS21 7UE Rosemary Caldicott,author of The Life and Death of Hannah Wiltshire: A Case Study of Bedminster Union Workhouse tells the true story of how in 1850s the local community pulled together to uncover murder in the Flax Bourton workhouse.Roger Ball,co-author of 100 Fishponds Rd: Life and death in a Victorian workhouse explains how a team of local researchers revealed that more than 4,000 men,金博宝亚洲体育women and children,[…]

100 Fishponds Road

Life and death in a Victorian workhouse

The Kingfisher Cafe,8 Straits Parade,Fishponds,金博宝亚洲体育Bristol BS16 2LE In 2012 some radical historians poring over old maps came across a disused burial ground at Rosemary Green close to the site of Eastville Workhouse at 100 Fishponds Rd.Over the following years a team of local researchers revealed that more than 4,000 men,金博宝亚洲体育women and children,inmates of Eastville Workhouse,were interred in unmarked graves in Rosemary Green from 1851-1895.Eastville Workhouse,constructed by Clifton Poor Law […]

Life and Death in two Victorian Workhouses

Downed Local History Society.Downend Folk House,Lincombe Barn,Overndale Road,Downend,金博宝亚洲体育Bristol,BS16 2RW Bedminster: the true story of how the local community pulled together to uncover murder in the workhouse.Eastville: The history of life death and burial at 100 Fishponds road.Both speakers are from the 金博宝 188bet.net金博宝亚洲体育Bristol Radical History group

Plaque to mark Eastville Workhouse at 100 Fishponds Rd

100 Fishponds Rd,Pedestrian Entrance to East Trees Health Centre,金博宝亚洲体育Bristol BS5 6BF As part of the ongoing Eastville Workhouse history project a cast aluminium,painted plaque by local artist Mike Baker will be unveiled on the surviving gates to the workhouse at 100 Fishponds Rd.Over eighty years thousands of men,金博宝亚洲体育women and children passed through these gates,driven by poverty,great age or ill-health.Families were separated,endured hard labour and a punitive regime.The plaque shows a relief […]

The Eastville Workhouse Memorials

100 Fishponds Road
Where am I?You are on the site of Eastville Workhouse,which opened its doors in 1847.In the 1930s it became an old people's home and was finally demolished in 1972.This page is about the two memorials which are part of the Eastville Workhouse Project.Eastville Workhouse Plaque The plaque is situated on what is now the pedestrian entrance to East Trees Health Centre.This was the entrance to the driveway that led up to the main workhouse buildings.The new medical center was opened in 2016.[…]

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