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: litereria@aol.com

Business Website Address: www.ckbroadhurst.co.uk

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