Broadhursts now stock “Pray Sir, How Many Paupers Have You Boiled?” By Southport Author Gordon Glasgow February 18th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Broadhursts now stock “Pray Sir, How Many Paupers Have You Boiled?” By Southport Author Gordon Glasgow Broadhursts Book Sellers (Southport) are stocking a new book by a local author Gordon Glasgow The book has been written by Gordon Glasgow (now retired). Gordon lives in Southport he was educated at Merchant Taylor’s Crosby, He was a partner in a Southport firm of solicitors and H.M. Coroner for Southport, Sefton ,Knowsley and St Helens. Since he retired, he has been researching Victorian coronial history and has published several papers on that research which include Coroners and Steam Boiler Explosions. The book “Pray Sir, How Many Paupers Have You Boiled?”, price £8.99. Thomas Wakley, Workhouses and the Poor Law circa 1834-1847. Thomas Wakley was one of Victorian Englands most eminent medical reformers and radical politicians. He was founder and editor of The Lancet, coroner of West Middlesex and MP for Finsbury. This remarkable book, based on detailed research links Wakley’s inquests with Wakley’s opposition to the New Poor Law. It focuses on four of Wakley’s most noteworthy starvation inquests on deaths in workhouses and an asylum. For more information please call Broadhursts on 01704 532064 Broadhursts, Market Street, Southport. Telephone: 01704 532064 fax: 01704 542009 Email Broadhursts: [email protected] Business Website Address: www.ckbroadhurst.co.uk Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!