Laundress / Lady's Maid
A Laundress washes, irons and steams clothing, table linens and sheets, as well as organizes the closets and dressers. She may also be required to care for the polishing of shoes. Some homes require Lady's Maids,Chamber Maids, Kitchen Maids and/or Parlor Maids. More common in larger homes, these positions are usually responsible for cleaning and maintaining one particular area of the home. Lady's Maids may be required to do an employer's hair, help her dress and undress, pack for trips, and keep her clothes in order.