Household accounts of Mrs Youles, 1861-1864

Scope and Content

The record is incomplete, being sixteen leaves of a household account book of a Mrs Youles (nolonger living in 1864). On the cover is the date 1864 but the surviving papers refer to the period1861-January 1862. The account primarily lists foodstuffs but also includes other domesticrequirements such as matches and newspapers. It is divided into three columns recording the date ofpurchase, the produce, and the cost.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information is known about Mrs Youles or her place of origin.


No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers.

Other Finding Aids

  • This description is the only finding aid available for the collection. Copyright on thedescription belongs to the University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

COPYRIGHT: Permission to make published use of any material from this collection must be soughtin advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections(email TheDepartment will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but this can be difficult and theresponsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the person wishingto publish.

Custodial History

The collection was accessioned by the University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts andSpecial Collections in February 1988.

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