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Gardener, Hellidon Grange, Northamptonshire

Gardener, Hellidon Grange, Northamptonshire
Photograph taken 1903 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB98/06048

There are two notable aspects of this gardener from 1903. Firstly, he is very smartly dressed. Servants were often expected to be both out of sight and smartly attired. Secondly, he is very young. People may take a job in service and expect to have some position in the household for life.