Nominal Ledger

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 MBH5/1/1
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 vol., 21.5 × 32.5 cms, 382 folios.

Scope and Content

The ledger contains the following accounts of income and expenditure up to 1920: wages; secretary's salary; printing, stationery and advertising; rates, taxes and chief rent; coal, coke, gas and water; refreshments; repairs; law charges; accountancy charges; judges' fees; subscriptions; receipts at gates; sale of tickets; visitors; donations to special prize fund; letting of gardens; plants, seeds etc.; trustees of the de Trafford estates; Chrysanthemum Show; mortgage and interest repayment; hire of town hall; prize money; music; wayleaves; bank interest; insurance; Rose Show. There are also yearly statements of the revenue account, and general statements of account at the end of each calendar year.

From 1920 until 1967 there are the following accounts: sundry expense; legal, audit and trustee charges; sundry receipts; wages; secretary's salary; coal, gas, water and electricity; Tatton Park; rent of buildings; interest on mortgages; interest on investments; chief and tithe rents; repairs to property; income tax; printing, stationery and adverts; rates and insurance; sundries and petty cash; prizes, medals, grants and subscriptions; bank interest and charges; receivable chief rent; Chrysanthemum Show; Spring Show; Summer Show. There is an index of accounts at the front of the volume.