Tag Archives: dairy work

“Put to it” by Absence of Workers – November 1900

It is the custom in this part of the country for all country servants, hired by the half year and living in the house to take a week’s holidays at Whitsuntide and Martinmas. The very shortest period they will consent … Continue reading

Posted in Dairy, Farming, Servants, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life of a Farmers Wife

(This first appeared in December 1893, for most part I’ll try and post in a month the original article appeared, but in this case as it is the first one, I’ll make an exception) The wife of a tradesman or … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Feminism, House | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment