Coachbuilder's Estimate Book

Scope and Content

Manuscript estimate book kept by S Hammond, coachbuilder, Waterloo Street, Brighton, 1874-1877. Containing company business card and estimates for the cost of work carried out repairing and repainting landaus, gigs, broughams, barouches, stanhopes, dogcarts, victorias, phaetons, wagonettes, clarences, perambulators, village carts and wine trucks. Each estimate is prepared for a specific client, noting their address, with customers including Baron Grant and Sir Albert Sassoon.

Administrative / Biographical History

No further information available.


As outlined in Scope and Content.

Access Information

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Spelman's, 2004.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Anya Turner.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.