Our monthly talk
Thursday, 17th January, 2019 –
The Newton Abbot Workhouse by John Ellis
is this evening's talk.
Fortunately, no-one nowadays has to spend Christmas Day in the workhouse, but the very mention of this establishment still resonates with us today. The poor of Babbacombe, St Marychurch and the rest of Torquay used to be shipped out to Newton Abbot workhouse – come and hear their story.