Have feather duster, will travel
Posted by Marie-Bernadette on July 08, 1998 at 22:29:39:
In response to Another servant question, written by Gayle on July 08, 1998 at 19:55:00
(snipped) I'm wondering, what happened to all those servants as the size of the household decreased and less servants were needed? Did they just move on? More particularly, was it ever a practice for say a young woman's maid to go with her to her new home when she married?
First of all, welcome to Pemberley!
Some of the servants would probably be ready for retirement by that time and would move out and live off whatever they had put aside over the years and, yes, people did take a servant or two with them when they got married and set up their own household.
- Thanks! Now I have another question. Gayle 21:35:42 7/09/98 (2)
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