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Two servants, Byfield, Northamptonshire

Two servants, Byfield, Northamptonshire
Reproduced by permission of Historic England
Reference Number: BB98/06062
Caption: Before the liberating 1960s a career for many women meant making the choice between secretarial work, healthcare or service. These two maids were photographed in a house in Byfield, Northamptonshire, sometime between 1896 and 1920.
Photographer: S W A Newton Date Taken: 1896-1920
Collection: Alfred Newton and Son
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
Featured in Story:Women at work
Featured in Story:Domestic service in Victorian and Edwardian England