Holdenby House 2015
Year 1 visited Holdenby House to find out what life was like in Victorian times, they had a very hard day's work ahead!
Getting our jobs for the dayLoads of stuff 2015 222.JPG82Getting our jobs for the day
what does a boot-boy do?Loads of stuff 2015 223.JPG83what does a boot-boy do?
The kitchen was huge and full of strange equipmentLoads of stuff 2015 224.JPG84The kitchen was huge and full of strange equipment
Lots to be doneLoads of stuff 2015 225.JPG85Lots to be done
The boys standing very smartlyLoads of stuff 2015 229.JPG86The boys standing very smartly
Boys and girls were never togetherLoads of stuff 2015 226.JPG87Boys and girls were never together
Making the bedLoads of stuff 2015 227.JPG88Making the bed
Mrs Bumbridge was very strict!Loads of stuff 2015 228.JPG89Mrs Bumbridge was very strict!
Oh no - the chamber pot!Loads of stuff 2015 230.JPG90Oh no - the chamber pot!
Polishing the saddles and bagsLoads of stuff 2015 231.JPG91Polishing the saddles and bags
Cleaning the bootsLoads of stuff 2015 232.JPG92Cleaning the boots
Polishing the brassLoads of stuff 2015 233.JPG93Polishing the brass
The bootroomLoads of stuff 2015 234.JPG94The bootroom
Phew - lots of elbow grease needed!Loads of stuff 2015 235.JPG95Phew - lots of elbow grease needed!
Laying the tableLoads of stuff 2015 236.JPG96Laying the table
Possing the clothesLoads of stuff 2015 237.JPG97Possing the clothes
Getting to grips with the mangleLoads of stuff 2015 238.JPG98Getting to grips with the mangle
Then there's the ironing...Loads of stuff 2015 239.JPG99Then there's the ironing...
and blackleading the rangeLoads of stuff 2015 240.JPG100and blackleading the range
Pastry makingLoads of stuff 2015 241.JPG101Pastry making
Scrubbing out the ice-boxLoads of stuff 2015 242.JPG102Scrubbing out the ice-box
Kneading the breadLoads of stuff 2015 243.JPG103Kneading the bread
More mangling!Loads of stuff 2015 244.JPG104More mangling!
And more ironingLoads of stuff 2015 245.JPG105And more ironing
we had to wear gloves to clean the silverLoads of stuff 2015 246.JPG106we had to wear gloves to clean the silver
Chopping vegetablesLoads of stuff 2015 247.JPG107Chopping vegetables
Cleaning the rangeLoads of stuff 2015 248.JPG108Cleaning the range
The jam tarts are almost readyLoads of stuff 2015 249.JPG109The jam tarts are almost ready
Some children got their work papers from Her LadyshipLoads of stuff 2015 250.JPG110Some children got their work papers from Her Ladyship
It was a bit scary...Loads of stuff 2015 251.JPG111It was a bit scary...
Her Ladyship wore very grand clothes...Loads of stuff 2015 252.JPG112Her Ladyship wore very grand clothes...
but underneath it was Mrs Ayling!Loads of stuff 2015 253.JPG113but underneath it was Mrs Ayling!