Washing Room, Stafford Laundry,

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Date:1905 - 1906 (c.)

Description:Stafford Laundry was founded in 1899 on North Street (now Stone Road).

Each customer had a wicker basket, checked by the worker in the centre. After washing the clothes were put through a mangle and dried in the steam dryers, seen on the left.

The laundry closed in 1986 and the buildings were demolished.

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Manufacturing Laundries
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Donor ref:SAMS Acc. No., P79.13.1, img: 264 (18/819)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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