Domestic servants and outdoor staff, Shugborough Hall

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Date:1870 - 1875 (c.)

Description:Formal photograph of domestic and outdoor staff pictured outside the kitchens at Shugborough Hall. The kitchen and laundry staff wear white dresses.

On the left a blacksmith (believed to be William Cheadle) and man servant hold a mastiff, which was used as a guard dog.


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1890s
Domestic Servants, Shugborough Hall,
Domestic Servants, Shugborough Hall,

Louise Smith, seated on the front row second from the right, was the cook at Shugborough ...

1920s
Horace Roome, Footman at Shugborough Hall,
Horace Roome, Footman at Shugborough Hall,

Mr Roome was a footman at Shugborough Hall in the 1920s. He is seen here in his ...

1930s
Domestic servants at Shugborough,
Domestic servants at Shugborough,

A group of domestic servants at Shugborough's servants' quarters. Left to right: ...

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Donor ref:P65.011.0002 (18/796)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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