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Servants at Holbrook Rectory

Servants at Holbrook Rectory

The location and sitters are unidentified but given the context of the album these are probably house servants at the back of Holbrook Rectory at Holbrook in Suffolk.

From an album presented to Annie F. Childe by her father, Reverend Charles Frederick Childe (1807-1897) on 19 August 1862, according to a hand-painted dedication on the first page. From 1839 to 1858 he was the principal of the Church Missionary College in Islington. From 1858 to 1884 he was the Rector of Holbrook in Suffolk. He also appears to have been involved with a reformatory for wayward boys.

Photographer unidentified.


Code: 122710
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