Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs. Part 1 of 3 – Knowing Your Place.

Servants: The True Story of Life Below Stairs.  Part 1 of 3 – Knowing Your Place.

A century ago, 1.5 million of us worked as servants. Astonishingly, that’s more than worked in industries or on the land. My great-grandmothers were servants and, coming from this background, I want to find out about the reality of their lives. Country houses like these simply wouldn’t have been able to function without a whole […]

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