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St Peter's Parish workhouse, Shelley Row

7 Shelly Row

History of 7 Shelley Row

It seems likely that this was the site, or right next to, the old St Peter’s workhouse. In the 1770s the workhouse could house up to 8 inmates. It was closed in 1836. A local resident recounted that the inmates taken away included “blind Old Dick” and a curious married couple. See

Later photos seem to show a vacant plot at this location.


Alfred Hall, 38, college kitchen porter, b London


Alfred Hall


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