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What was life like in a Victorian Workhouse?

What was the process of entering the workhouse? Once you had become an inmate, you would have to follow a strict daily schedule. What type of work would be required of you during your stay? Do you like Gruel? This would become a part of your diet in the weekly dietary plan. What would happen to you if did not follow the rules and orders of the Workhouse?

Find out at https://www.hinckleypastpresent.org/workhouse3.html

#Victorian #Workhouse #History #LocalHistory
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The 18th Century tale of the Bleeding Gravestone of St Mary's Church in Hinckley, Leicestershire.

It all started when a British Army Recruitment Sergeant murdered Richard Smith with the use of a Halberd over a disagreement. It has been said that on the anniversary of Richard Smiths death, the gravestone bleeds. Find out more about this fascinating gruesome tale at https://www.hinckleypastpresent.org/bleeding-gravestone.html

#Hinckley #Leicestershire #History #LocalHistory #Folklore #HinckleyPP
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The Hinckley Union Workhouse was a magnificently designed building designed by Joseph Hansom (the designer of the Hansom Cab) in 1838.

View the Census on the years of 1881, 1889 and 1901, which includes the staff and inmates. Search the Workhouse database to see if you had any ancestors that once stayed at that Workhouse.
https://www.hinckleypastpresent.org/workhouse.html

#Hinckley #Workhouse #Victorians #History #LocalHistory #HinckleyPP
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Ada Lovelace, an English Mathematician and writer of the first computer program, daughter of the English poet Lord Byron.

Find out about Lord Byron’s daughter Ada Lovelace’s life and working alongside Charles Babbage who referred to his pioneering computer programmer protégé as 'The Enchantress of Numbers', its all here at https://www.hinckleypastpresent.org/adalovelace.html

#AdaLovelaceDay #History #LocalHistory #BritishHistory
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Local History of Hinckley, Burbage, Barwell and Earl Shilton areas being promoted at Hinckley Past and Present with the areas largest online resource of historical facts. The website is accessible 24/7, it has been designed to be viewed in the comfort of your home using your computer or by using a smartphone while you are on the move.

We love to bring the Past to Present times at www.hinckleypastpresent.org

#Hinckley #Burbage #Barwell #Earlshilton #LocalHistory #History #HinckleyPP
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Hinckley Past & Present promoting the local history of the areas at Hinckley, Burbage, Barwell and Earl Shilton in Leicestershire of past times. The website at www.hinckleypastpresent.org is the largest resource of historical facts that is displayed in an easy to read format, and viewable on most devices.

Bringing the Past to Present times…


#Hinckley #Burbage #Barwell #Earlshilton #LocalHistory #History #HinckleyPP
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A few local history facts, did you know about? The Hansom Cab being an early form of black cab taxi, Bass Brewery once being the largest brewery in the world, the shortest serving Prime Minister, and where the Centre of England is. The answer to these popular questions are below with links to more information.

Bringing the Past to Present times…

https://www.hinckleypastpresent.org/britishhistory.html
#LocalHistory #History #BritishHistory #Nostalgia #HinckleyPP
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The Buildings of Hinckley is an online resource for buildings in Hinckley and the local tradesmen that include Architects, Surveyors, Engineers, Sculptors, Woodcarvers, Stonemasons and Stained-Glass Artists.

www.hinckleypastpresent.org/hinckleybuildings.html

#Hinckley #Leicestershire #LocalHistory #History #Nostalgia #HinckleyPP
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Hinckley Past & Present promotes local history in an easy to read format wherever you are. Unlike books, you can search through over 500+ pages on our website with ease.

Bringing the Past to Present times…

www.hinckeypastpresent.org

#LocalHistory #History #Hinckley #Burbage #Barwell #EarlShilton #Leicestershire
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The Interactive Map brings local history to you, displaying buildings from the past, areas of historical interest, blue plaque locations and old street views.

The easy to use Interactive Map has been designed to work in the comfort of your home or while you are out walking around the town centre.

www.hinckleypastpresent.org/map.html

#Hinckley #LocalHistory #History #HinckleyPP #InteractiveMap
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