Before the days of central heating, how did residents get comfortable in their homes? 

How did they wash, clean and cook?

Click the photos to find out...

Hygiene

tin bath

Laundering

wash house 1

Cooking

A roaring fire in a cast iron range at one of the miners' cottages at Blakemoregate, near Snailbeach, Shropshire.

Immediate Environment

Netta and Sadie's house