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Maid Servants: Wage - Book

Maid Servants:  Wage - Book by Grace Lane - Kings Bromley Hall (1904)
Author: Grace Lane - Kings Bromley Hall
Title: Maid Servants: Wage - Book
Year: 1904
Publisher: Unpublished
Place: Kings Bromley Hall, Lichfield
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: Yes
Price: £150
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A very large quarto ledger with 'Wage Book K.B.M.' in gilt on spine. ff 177, entries finish in 1921 around f 60. A printed book accomplished in manuscript with columns for 'Servant's Name', 'Capacity', 'Wages' etc 'Date of Payment' and space for the servant's signature on receipt. From Pantry Girl to Head House Maid the book charts the decline of a great house to the final sale of the estate in 1921-1922 where the entries by the mistress of the house Grace Lane end after she found it impossible to sustain the estate after her husband's death.
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