Congratulations! You are now employed as a Housewife in Grimsby.
Listen to the audio clip below to hear a fellow housewife talking about your new job.
Average wage: None for housewife duties. Between £4.0s.0d and £6.0s.0d per net braided depending on size. Around £95 to £143 in today’s money.
Average hours: Average of 16 hours a day. On call 24 hours a day.
- Keep the house clean and tidy, doorstep scrubbed and windows sparkling clean.
- Raise the children, making sure they are fed, clothed, and attend school.
- Earn extra money by braiding nets for local fishing companies.
- Provide comfort and support for family and friends whose loved ones are lost at sea.
- Show the strength and courage needed to run the house and look after your family while your husband is away for weeks at a time.