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Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

by Margaret Powell

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret's life in service was about to begin...As a kitchen maid - the lowest of the low - s...
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Biscuit Girls

Biscuit Girls

by Hunter Davies

Biscuit Girls : Love, Life and Hardship in a Northern Factory

Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their overalls and wa...
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Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

by Pam Rhodes

Bobby On The Beat : The True Story of a 1950s Policewoman

A fascinating slice of 1950s life Pamela Rhodes, tells her story of life as a policewoman in Bobby on the Beat. When Pam joined in the 1950s the force's female r...
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District Nurse

District Nurse

by Susan Cohen

District Nurse

For 150 years, district nurses have been taking care of the sick in their own homes, providing health care, moral support, and wise advice to people of all ages and classes, in rural areas, towns and citi...
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History's Midwives

History's Midwives

by Joan Grundy

History's Midwives

The first part of the book begins with the story of how childbirth was conducted in the 17th and 18th centuries at a time of political and religious upheaval in England. Part two is based on the Midw...
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How A Century Of War Changed The Lives Of Women

How A Century Of War Changed The Lives Of Women

by Lindsey German

How A Century of War Changed The Lives of Women

How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women looks at the remarkable impact of war on women in Britain. It shows how conflict has changed women’s lives and how those ...
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Ladies Of The Manor

Ladies Of The Manor

by Pamela Horn

Ladies Of The Manor

In the world of the late-Victorian and Edwardian country house the mistress and her daughters had many social duties and responsibilities to carry out both in their home community and in London, wher...
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Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

by Pamela Horn

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants; the Edwardian Era to 1939

By the end of the 1920s domestic service remained the largest female occupation in Britain. We view it today as an undesirable job, owing to the ...
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Pit Lasses : Women and Girls in Coalmining 1800-1914

Pit Lasses : Women and Girls in Coalmining 1800-1914

by Denise Bates

Pit Lasses : Women and Girls in Coalmining 1800-1914

Women have long been recognised as the backbone of coalmining communities, supporting their men. Less well known is the role which they played as the industry develop...
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Shopgirls

Shopgirls

by P. Cox & A. Hobleyh

Shopgirls : The True Story of Life Behind The Counter

Based on the BBC television series, Shopgirls is the true story of the incredible women behind the counters of Britain's most famous - and not so famous - stores. Fr...
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Sisters Of The East End

Sisters Of The East End

by Helen Batten

Sisters Of The East End: The Real Stories of the Sisters who Inspired " Call The Midwife"

'A second's silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen . A baby, a real live baby, another...
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Striking A Light : Bryant And May Matchwomen and their Place in History

Striking A Light : Bryant And May Matchwomen and their Place in History

by Louise Raw

Striking A Light : Bryant & May Matchwomen And Their Place in History

This is the story of one of the most important strikes in labour history revealing the significance and truth of what actually happened. In July 1888...
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Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship ,Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyles East End..

Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship ,Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyles East End..

by Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi

Sugar Girls : Tales of Hardship, Love and Happiness in Tate & Lyles East End

'On an autumn day in 1944, Ethel Alleyne walked the short distance from her house to Tate & Lyle's refinery on the shining curve of the Thames...
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Sweethearts : Tales of Love, Laughter and Hardship from Yorkshire's Rowntree Girls

Sweethearts : Tales of Love, Laughter and Hardship from Yorkshire's Rowntree Girls

by Lynn Russell & Neil Hanson

Sweethearts : Tales of Love, Laughter and Hardship from Yorkshire Rowntree Girls

Whether in wartime or peace, tales of love, laughter and hardship from the girls in the Rowntrees factory in Yorkshire "On a warm Monday m...
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The Mill Girls

The Mill Girls

by Tracy Johnson

The Mill Girls : Moving True Stories of Love and Loss from Lancashire's Cotton Mills

'That morning I dragged my heels all the way to the mill. "I can't do it," I sulked. Mother sighed and shook her head.

My heart sank...
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Victorian Domestic Servant

Victorian Domestic Servant

by Trevor May

Victorian Domestic Servant

In 1851 there were over one million servants in Britain. This work covers a range of domestic service in the nineteenth century, describing the work and conditions of servants and giving an in...
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Women's Lives : Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939

Women's Lives : Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939

by Jennifer Newby

Women's Lives : Researching Women's Social History 1800-1939

Women’s lives have traditionally gone unrecorded in history. But housewives, factory girls and servants all had their own distinctive voices, and, if you kn...
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Working Lives

Working Lives

by David Hall

Working Lives : The Forgotten Voices of Britain's Post-War Working Class

In the early 1950s Britain was still the most urbanized and industrialized nation in the world, a global power in shipbuilding and the leading Eur...
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The Housekeeper's Tale

The Housekeeper's Tale

by Tessa Boase

The Housekeeper's Tale

The story of The Housekeeper's Tale follows the lives of five women to delve into the secret existence of these powerful yet invisible women who ran our great English country houses. From the 19th...
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Life In The Victorian Kitchen

Life In The Victorian Kitchen

by Karen Foy

Life In The Victorian Kitchen : Culinary Secrets and Servants' Stories

Have you ever wondered what life was like for domestic servants, the etiquette involved during upper class banquets, or simply wished for a glimpse...
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