On Saturday, 7 June 2014 at 4.30 pm for 5 pm at Marble Hill House, Bruce Gordon-Smith will give a talk on “Henrietta Howard and her servants - Below stairs at Marble Hill a perk or a penance?”
This will be fully illustrated talk with pictures from the period and will a look at the daily life of servants both good and bad in Georgian households such as Marble Hill House. The talk will cover Henrietta Howard’s relationship with her servants and also details about the servants’ quarters both inside and outside the house itself. . Refreshments will be available. Mr Russell (the butler) and Miss Dolly (the maid) who actually existed in 1764 will be in attendance
Guests are welcome £3.00 pay at the door.