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Below Stairs: Servants at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House

Wednesday 7 April, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Victorian households had a strict class hierarchy but was it really all like Downton Abbey? What did servants do on a daily basis and what was a life ‘in service’ like?
The middle classes often complained of the ‘Servant Problem’ but how were relations between the Gaskell family and their servants at 84 Plymouth Grove? Find out more in this revealing talk by the Gaskelll Society’s Anthony Burton.
The talk will be approx 45 minutes long, with time for a short question session afterwards

The talk takes place over Zoom and tickets are £4. Use the link below to book your place.