Rosina Harrison

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Rosina Harrison (1899-1989 aged 90[1]) was a lady-in-waiting, chiefly to Lady Astor, and became known after describing their working relationship in her autobiography.

Harrison, from Yorkshire, became Astor's maid in 1929.[2]

Her autobiography, Rose: My Life in Service, was published in 1975.[2] It was republished in 2011 under the title The Lady's Maid: My Life in Service.[3]

She appeared as a "castaway" on the BBC Radio programme Desert Island Discs on 20 March 1976.[4]

Biography[edit]

  • —— (1975). Rose: My Life in Service. Littlehampton. ISBN 978-0304294701. her occupation was being the lady's maid. she called her parents mum and dad. her major accomplishment was working for Lady Astor. she died at age 90.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "rosina harrison death - Google Search". www.google.co.uk. Retrieved 12 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b Harrison, Rosina (1975). Rose: My Life in Service. Littlehampton. ISBN 978-0304294701.
  3. ^ Harrison, Rosina (2011). The Lady's Maid: My Life in Service. Ebury Press. ISBN 978-0091943516.
  4. ^ "Desert Island Discs - Castaway : Rosina Harrison". BBC Online. BBC. Retrieved 14 August 2014.