1st Battallion

Canadian in love

This young Canadian man was looking for love, and whilst it may seem unusual to modern observers, in WWI it was considered perfectly normal to look for a wife via the workhouse. This young man could offer passage to a new life in another country.

 

Spotted in the Leighton Buzzard Observer. 01/09/1914

Meeting of the Luton board of Guardians. The Board of Guardians looked after the workhouse in Luton.

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