From 1912 to 1926: How the Residents of Downton Abbey Changed

Fourteen years (in Downton time) after we met the Crawley family and their loyal staff – here's how things changed for the characters who have been there through it all


Mrs. Hughes is the Violet Crawley of downstairs: she's smart, quick-witted and you can count on her to stay (pretty much) the same, no matter what comes her way. The biggest change for Mrs. Hughes was a happy one: her marriage to Mr. Carson, and subsequent move out of the house's servants' room and into a cottage of the couple's own.