A History of Doughty's Hospital, Norwich, 1687-2009

A History of Doughty's Hospital, Norwich, 1687-2009

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Based on primary resources and interviews with current residents and recent trustees, this well researched history traces the growth and progress of Doughtya€™s Hospital, an almshouse in Norwich, England, while examining the various philanthropic initiatives and social policies in Britain as a whole. From the hospitala€™s foundation at the bequest of the departed William Doughty in 1687 to its present condition, this record considers key aspects of the hospitala€™s development, including its residents, staff, financial management, and rules and regulations. With chapters on the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, this account makes a valuable contribution to the history of social welfare.A guidance manual for almshouse charities (5th edition, The Almshouse Association: Wokingham, 2008) a€” Support and ... Norwich, 2000) a€” a#39;Population, 1700-1950a#39;, in Rawcliffe, C. and Wilson, R. (eds), Nonvich since 1550 Armstrong, M.J., anbsp;...

Title:A History of Doughty's Hospital, Norwich, 1687-2009
Author:Nigel Goose, Leanne Moden
Publisher:Univ of Hertfordshire Press - 2010


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