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Workhouses MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Workhouses
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.787.190.500.500
J03.340.030.500
Unique ID
D000082483
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000082483
Scope Note
An establishment offering relief for the destitute poor in an area, funded from the local poor tax, which provided some combination of communal accommodation and a requirement for inmates, particularly the able-bodies, to perform work. (from Workhouses.org.uk accessed 12/11/2019).
Entry Term(s)
Poorhouses
Public MeSH Note
2021; see Poorhouses (1996-2020)
History Note
2021; use Poorhouses (1996-2020)
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Workhouses Preferred
Poorhouses Related
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