Muschamp Laundry

Many of the local women worked here.

By Beverley Walker

The Sunlight Laundry in Muschamp Road employed many of the local women from the Estate. One of their main clients was St. Helier Hospital.  Mrs Clare Moore who worked there in the 1960's worked on the calender which was a large machine that folded sheets. Her daughter Clare Peters later worked in the dry cleaning department.

 

According to a Wellcome Library report from 1961 the laundry had it's own well.

 

Photo:The Muschamp Road Laundry Ladies around the 1960's. Mrs Clare Moore is 3rd from the left.

The Muschamp Road Laundry Ladies around the 1960's. Mrs Clare Moore is 3rd from the left.

Donated by Susan Peters

This page was added by Beverley Walker on 21/11/2015.
Comments about this page

When I was at Muschamp Road Primary School our "school dinners" were provided from the laundry  opposite in large thermo cans and we would eat in the 'Hall' circa 1944.

By Ron Christian
On 19/05/2016

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