When did the Assistant Poor Law Commissioner visit the workhouse?
When had he made his last visit? Did he make a mistake over the
7b What did the Assistant Commissioner report about medical treatment
and education in the workhouse? What do you think the Assistant
Commissioner meant by 'industrial instruction'?
7c Why did the Assistant Commissioner attend a special meeting of the
According to the Guardians, who was to blame for the regulations being
7e Did the Assistant Commissioner agree with the Guardians?
Look back at sources
What evidence is there that the Board of Guardians of the Reigate Workhouse
were taking their responsibilities seriously?
What evidence is there that the Reigate Guardians were not observing all
of the regulations?