Domestics

Domestic service, Domestic workers, Household help, Household workers, Private household workers, Servants, Servants
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Date: 1897-1904 From: Trevor, Charles Edward Hill-Trevor, 3rd Baron, 1863-1950 :Photographs of New Zealand and Cook Islands compiled during Vice-regal term of Lord Ranfurly By: Boscawen, John Hugh, 1851-1937; Burton Brothers (Dunedin, N.Z.); Pulman (Firm); Shepherd, Cromwell, active 1903-1934 Ref: PA1-f-142 Description: Charles Hill-Trevor's personal album of the time he spent as personal secretary to Lord Ranfurly, Governor of New Zealand. It records the New Zealand conting...
Date: 1804 By: Gillray, James, 1757-1815; Bretherton, James, 1750?-; Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-096-042-a Description: Shows Sarah Sophia Banks, sister of Sir Joseph, with servants and impedimenta, being shown into a door marked 'The Ram' with another door marked 'The Union'...
Date: 1804 By: Gillray, James, 1757-1815; Bretherton, James, 1750?-; Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-096-042-b Description: Shows Sarah Sophia Banks, sister of Sir Joseph, with servants and impedimenta, being shown into a door marked 'The Ram' with another door marked 'The Union'...
Date: 1804 By: Gillray, James, 1757-1815; Bretherton, James, 1750?-; Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811; Webster, Kenneth Athol, 1906-1967 Ref: A-096-042 Description: Shows Sarah Sophia Banks, sister of Sir Joseph, with servants and impedimenta, being shown into a door marked 'The Ram' with another door marked 'The Union'...
Date: 1903 By: Lindsay, Lionel Arthur (Sir), 1874-1961; Turnbull, Alexander Horsburgh, 1868-1918 Ref: C-032-003 Description: Shows a series of vignettes of a polling day in New South Wales, including women voting for the first time. Top left is 'Her first vote' with an elderly woma...
Date: 1834-[ca 1914] By: Workman family Ref: MS-Papers-1842 Description: Extracts from reminiscences of Stenton (or Stanton) Workman, whaler in New Zealand from 1835 at Bay of Islands and Wellington district, later labourer on she...
Date: 1960 - 1979 From: Gooch, Mitchell and MacDiarmid Ltd :[Architectural plans. 1906-1995]. Ref: Plans-2002-058-077-018/019 Description: Site plan for several houses in Messines Road, Karori, including the house of Brian and / or D Smith. Also includes floor plans for a two-storey house with b...
Date: 9 Jan - 3 Feb 1984 - 09 Jan 1984 - 03 Feb 1984 From: NZOHA Isabella Margaret Renner Project By: Renner, Isabella Margaret, 1897-1984 Ref: OHInt-0018/1 Description: Isabella Margaret Renner talks about family background and early life: origin of her christian name; personalities of parents; father as entertainer. Remembe...
Date: 6 and 7 September 2005 - 06 Sep 2005 - 07 Sep 2005 By: Priestley, Dinah, 1938-; Smith, Margaret Jessie, 1936- Ref: OHColl-0779-01 Description: Margaret Smith talks about her life, including living in Nelson and Wellington, being in domestic service employment, including her role as the housekeeper a...
Date: 6, 11, 15 November 1992 - 06 Nov 1992 - 15 Nov 1992 From: Otago Women and Work - Paid and Unpaid Oral History Project By: How-Johns, Noreen, active 1993; Lawrence, Mary Jane, 1902-2002 Ref: OHInt-0148/18 Description: Mrs Jane Lawrence, daughter of Henry Clyde Parcell and Mary Abigail nee Crow. Father was a goldminer and carrier. Jane had four brothers and three sisters. E...
Date: 1852-1855 By: Rose, Louisa George, 1820- Ref: MS-Papers-2314 Description: In these four letters to her sister, Constance Smith, Louisa described her new home, the shortage of servants, the prospects for bringing up and educating ch...
Date: 1895 From: [Architectural plans collected by Bulleyment Fortune architects. 1890-1900s] By: Crichton, William, 1862-1928 Ref: Plans-91-2012/2013 Description: Shows floor plans, sections and elevations of a two-storeyed residence with bay windows at the front. There are five bedrooms and an extra servant's bedroom ...
Date: 1938 - 1939 From: Gooch, Mitchell and MacDiarmid Ltd :[Architectural plans. 1906-1995]. By: Mitchell & Mitchell (Firm); Seaton, Sladden & Pavitt (Firm); Edmund Anscombe & Associates Ref: Plans-2002-058-044-144/166 Description: Includes a site plan by Seaton Sladden and Pavitt, of the corner of Salamanca Road and Clermont Terrace with the hospital residence and Wesleyan residence ma...
Date: 1979 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-551 Description: This cartoon is a comment on the election win by the Conservative Party led by Margaret Thatcher. She became not only the first woman prime minister of Brita...
Date: 1846-1858 By: Hercy family Ref: MS-Papers-10595 Description: Apart from the last letter, they are all written by Marianne Clifford to her parents Mr & Mrs John Hercy. One letter was completed by her husband Charles Cli...
Date: 15 Jan 1982 From: NZOHA Martinborough Project By: Boyd, Joan Rachel, 1911-1985 Ref: OHInt-0005/03 Description: Interview outlines family background - father's family from Belfast - mother's from Leicestershire. Father, Adam Wright, came to New Zealand aged 16 years a...
Date: 1945 By: Reeve, Alan Llewellyn, 1910-1962; Reeve, Elizabeth, -1990 Ref: A-056-020 Description: Shows three-quarter portrait of head of African boy. Original inscription, below image, removed for framing: "One of Matthews' head boys - a sign of caste i...
From: Wheatley, Sophia, fl 1830-1840s :[Collection of watercolours. 1836-1842] Ref: E-028-q-002 Description: Full length study of a young country girl with short hair. She is drawn outdoors carrying a pitcher in her right hand On verso: Two faint sketches. One show...
Date: 1906 From: Gooch, Mitchell and MacDiarmid Ltd :[Architectural plans. 1906-1995]. By: Hurst Seager & Wood (Firm) Ref: Plans-2002-058-084-016/017 Description: Includes floor plans, roof plan, elevations and sections for a two-storeyed house with four bedrooms, two maids' rooms, library, drawing room, scullery, pan...
Date: 1815 From: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 :Caricatures and cartoons, 1811-1816 By: Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 Ref: B-021-005 Description: Three vignettes, headed Before the War, During the War, Peace with all the world. They show John Bull, his wife, child, servant and dog, looking overweight a...