Batch Books

Scope and Content

Page divided into sections: batch number, sett number, date, lot and mark [for example Netherdale Batch no. 445 82], description and weight of wool [stones and pounds], description, colour, quality, grist, who it was drawn and spun by, mule number, who twined and reeled, frame number, slips expected, grists, lips reeled, slips spun and twined, yarn received [in net pounds], date weighed, drawing and spinning paid - slips, date and name, how oiled and description of options, yield, date finished, date entered into ledger carding book.