Tradesmen's Bills

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 1024
  • Dates of Creation
      1802-1815
  • Physical Description
      various sizes. 1 volume (216 items); Binding: cloth boards.

Scope and Content

A collection of bills of Lancashire (almost entirely Manchester) tradesmen, wine-merchants, brewers, grocers, chemists, hosiers, shoe-makers, coal dealers, ironmongers, masons, carpenters, plumbers etc., for articles purchased by or work done for various members of the Hibbert family between November 1802 and May 1815. There are three exceptions: numbers 10 and 101 are from Yorkshire tradesmen, and number 216, added later out of order, is from London.

Custodial History

Bookplate of Samuel Hibbert-Ware.

Related Material

The JRUL holds a similar collection of Bills from Manchester Manufacturers (ref.: Eng MS 1192 ).