Her Ladyship's Girl: A Maid's Life in London

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Anwyn Moyle was born at the end of the First World War in a small mining village in Wales. At the age of sixteen, she was sent to London to earn her living, where she found a live-in job as a scullery maid. Her day began at 5 a.m., cleaning grates and lighting fires, then she would scrub floors and polish the house - all for two shillings a week, one of which she had to send home to her mother. Things improved when she secured the position of lady's maid in a housein Belgravia, on five shillings a week. Anwyn was required ...

Her Ladyship's Girl: A Maid's Life in London 2014, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781471134111

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