Workers at Aldington Manor

Arthur Savory, leaning on his stick, stands among his workers at Aldington Manor. The man with the bowler hat is his bailiff William Bell. Arthur Savory wrote the book Grain and Chaff from an English Manor. Published in 1920, this is a classic description of English village life.
This is an assortment of old photographs from the village of Badsey in Worcestershire.

Updated 6 November 2002.