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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Domestic Servants, Shugborough Hall,
Domestic Servants, Shugborough Hall,

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

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 ...

Kitchen Staff, Shugborough Hall,
Kitchen Staff, Shugborough Hall,

Three kitchen maids with Mrs Grieve, the cook (far right), in the courtyard at Shugborough ...

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Donor ref:P65.011.0002 (18/796)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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