Mellor: financial data

Scope and Content

Sheets recording a variety of production and financial data relating to Mellor, including the stock of cotton and of twist, wages paid to cotton workers. It also records sales receipts for lime, ashes, stone, canal transport etc. There are also figures relating to average weight of weight of twist, average production per spindle per day and by hand per week. The data appear to give an overall picture of costs and profits at the Mellor enterprises, although these are difficult to interpret. Each sheet covers four weeks.

Former reference: Eng Ms 814(i)