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A Woman's Place is in the Home: the dutiful daughter, spinster, wife or outcast? A woman's choice? Part 1

 

The three articles under this heading form a very brief overview of the issues facing women from medieval times to the 1920s. The main emphasis has been on the choices presented to women, should they marry or not marry?

A Woman's Place is in the Home: the dutiful daughter, spinster, wife or outcast? A woman's choice? Part 2

 

The three articles under this heading form a very brief overview of the issues facing women from medieval times to the 1920s. The main emphasis has been on the choices presented to women, should they marry or not marry?

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A Woman's Place is in the Home: the dutiful daughter, spinster, wife or outcast? A woman's choice? Part 3

 

The three articles under this heading form a very brief overview of the issues facing women from medieval times to the 1920s. The main emphasis has been on the choices presented to women, should they marry or not marry?

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A Fireplace
The Royal Bethlehem Asylum

The Girls in the Cripples' Hospital, Hartshill, Staffordshire

A detailed account of life at The Cripples' Hospital, as it was called.

Their Clothing Caught Fire

This article is based on coroners' inquests, following accidents involving fire. It also covers the importance of fires in the domestic setting. Please note that there are some descriptions of the accidents.

The Museum of the Mind

An account of a visit to the Museum of the Royal Bethlehem 'Bethlem' Hospital.

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Chailey Heritage, Sussex

A short account of the Chailey Heritage home for those with disabilities and its founder Grace Mary Hannan.

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