Intoxicated in Toxteth

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7th February 1860 (Taken from the Liverpool Daily Post)
Elizabeth Roberts, an inmate at Toxteth Park Workhouse, was convicted of stealing clothes belonging to an Overseer. She had been given permission to leave the Workhouse for two hours, but did not return. Witnesses had seen Elizabeth leaving the Workhouse wearing the Overseer’s clothes and when she was arrested, two days later, she was almost nude…