Laundry

The Ackland family moved from Somerset in the late 1880s and set up a laundering business at Brooklag Farm. The names Laundry Hill and Laundry Hill Cottage still recall this business.

This picture which belonged to George Horley is captioned ‘ Laundry Maids – 2d per hour’. We do not know whether these girls worked at the laundry or in one of the large houses.

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