A series of events linked to the Eastville Workhouse.

For more details about the Eastville Workhouse project visit the project page.


Date Time Title Details With Link
, 2014 Remembering Eastville Workhouse Public meeting St Anne's Church, St Leonards Road, Greenbank, Bristol, BS5 6JN Over the last two years local historians from Bristol Radical History Group (BRHG) have been researching an old burial […]
, 2014

Eastville Workhouse Planning Meeting Planning meeting regarding Eastville Workhouse and remembering the paupers buried in Rosemary Green. Thursday 9th October 7.00pm-9.00pm. St Anne's Church, St Leonards Road, Greenbank, Bristol, BS5 6JN […]
, 2015 Eastville Workhouse Memorial Group Meeting A meeting for those interested in raising money to get a memorial put on Rosemary Green to the people that died in Eastville Workhouse and were buried in unmarked graves.
, 2015

Pauper deaths and burials in Victorian England Funeral ceremonies were very important to middle class Victorians, with detailed and often elaborate rituals to mark the passing of cherished family members and those deemed ‘important’. But for […] Roger Ball,
Di Parkin
, 2015 Eastville Workhouse Burial Ground: Memorial Unveiling Ceremony On Rosemary Green, Eastville, BS5 6LB. Residents of East Park Estate are to unveil a memorial to more than 4,000 men, women and children who died in Eastville’s notorious Workhouse between 1851 and […]
, 2015

Opening the archive Members of the Eastville Workhouse Memorial Group have used death registers at Bristol Record Office to identify the people given pauper's burials at Rosemary Green adjacent to the site of Eastville […]
, 2015

Book Launch In 2012 some radical historians poring over old maps of East Bristol came across a disused burial ground at Rosemary Green close to the site of Eastville Workhouse at 100 Fishponds Rd. Over the […] Roger Ball,
Di Parkin,
Steve Mills

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