Posts tagged: Samuel Laycock

Y is for Yard

Left is a photo of of a yard from yesteryear at the Portland Basin Museum in Ashton. It recreates the yard of a working-class home in the north of England of the 19th century and well into the 20th.

It shows the washing tub and a tin bath hung on the wall. And, of course, the outside lavatory which doesn’t bear thinking about in these centrally heated times. Read more ›››