Two manuscript volumes containing accounts of John Carte of Ampthill, giving details of work done as a glazier, and, less frequently, as a plumber and decorator, 1793-1811. Customers are named, as are their places of residence, mostly in the immediate vicinity of Ampthill. Inserted loosely are four bills addressed to Carte for plumbing equipment and glass supplied from Birmingham and London, 1810-1815.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 96 MS 627
- Dates of Creation1793-1815
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 volumes
Scope and Content
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Bought from Stanley Crowe in 1964.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
192 x 160mm
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
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These volumes were formerly deposited in the Bedfordshire Record Office (Ref: DXX 168/90-1).