Overseeing most domestic work was the housekeeper. In a modest dwelling such as this; a housekeeper would have lived in the basement, a governess in the attic, and a man servant, perhaps with a family, in the coach house at the rear.
A maid might also have been employed. Casual staff may have been hired on special occasions. The housekeepers room in Number 29 allowed her to keep a watchful eye on both the pantry and cellar. She was a trusted member of the household and therefore she held the keys to the house itself and also the food store, wine cellar and the silverware.
ALSO IN THE BASEMENT: