On This Day in Shoreham Army Camp 1917: Local Laundry reported to have installed £250 machine to cope with washing from the camp.

A local laundry was said to be carrying out a very big contract for the soldiers’ washing at Shoreham Camp. A new machine has been installed at a cost of £250, and the premises extended to cope with the extra work.

Laundry the old-fashioned way. Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.
Laundry the old-fashioned way.
Courtesy of Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.

Check out the full story in the Worthing Gazette:

Worthing Gazette_14.3.1917

(Worthing Gazette, 14/3/17)
West Sussex County Council Library Service www.westsussexpast.org.uk

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