Account book, farm work

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume of accounts lettered 'Farm Work 1816' giving daily rates paid to labourers, boys and women from 5 Jan to 27 Dec 1816 on a farm probably near Stockbridge, Hampshire, and followed by a weekly 'abstract of farm work for the year 1816'. The volume is signed by Thomas Beazly and inscribed 'This account balanced in the book of 'Stock bought & sold', on page 62.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from W. Myers Ltd. in 1965.

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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

14½" x 9". Bound in vellum.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIm25 Project.

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