Congratulations! You are now employed as a Barmaid in a Grimsby pub.
Listen to the audio clip below to hear a fellow barmaid talking about your new job.
Average pay: £6.0s.0d per week plus tips. Around £143 in today’s money.
Average hours: Average of 8 hours a day, 5 hours on Sundays.
- Serve drinks to thirsty trawlermen.
- Be pleasant, cheerful and a good listener.
- Keep bar stocked and change barrels when empty.
- Keep the coal fire burning. The men are cold enough at sea!
- Keep everything clean and tidy. The bar polished, windows clean and glasses sparking.
- Work extra hours during a lock in, Shhhh…