2017 | The Staff who worked at Normansfield, 1868 – 1997


Research conducted by members of the University of the Third Age (U3A) from September 2017 to April 2018.

This project researched a series life stories of staff who worked at Normansfield. Staff duties were very wide-ranging and included chaplains, governesses, medical/care staff, farm workers, maintenance staff and teachers.

The following research will be placed on this website during the Spring and Summer of 2018:

  • Employment at Normansfield or do you have the attributes to be employed at Normansfield?
  • The Laundry and Linen
  • Frances Mary Palling, Governess
  • Early Chaplains at Normansfield
  • Staff and the First World War
  • William Henry Briggs: Engineer, Furnace Stoker and Stationary Engineer
  • Normansfield Theatre and the staff
  • Debbie: Her Memories of Normansfield, Summer 1977