Diamonds at Dinner: My Life as a Lady's Maid in a 1930s Stately Home

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The year was 1935: the twilight of the English aristocracy. It was a time of wealth and glamour; of lavish balls and evening gowns; of tiaras and a Coronation. As personal maid to Lady Coventry, Hilda had a unique insight into the leisured life of one of Britain's most noble families. In her fascinating memoir of life upstairs and down, Hilda takes us back to a gilded era which would be brutally swept away by the Second World War. Hers is a very personal story of being transplanted from a tiny house with no bath or hot ...

Diamonds At Dinner: My Life as a Lady's Maid in a 1930s Stately Home. 2013, John Blake Publishing Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781782196105

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