Cash book of a resident of East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire, 1807-1825

Scope and Content

This single item is a cash book covering the period 1807 to 1825. The first part of the cash booklists surnames of creditors, either employees or providers of goods and services to the compiler.The second part, from about 1812, is more domestic in content with references to payments for thehousehold, gifts, ready cash, the poor house and highway maintenance.

Administrative / Biographical History

The identity of the compiler of this item is unknown. It has been suggested that he or she was aresident of East Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire. The cash book indicates that the writer was wealthyand made payments for horses, housekeeping and goods and services provided by over 50 differentpeople, including several members of the Caunt family.


The cash book is arranged chronologically.

Access Information

ACCESS: Accessible to all registered readers.

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

Conditions Governing Use

COPYRIGHT: Permission to make any published use of the cash book must be sought in advance inwriting from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections (email The Department willtry to assist in identifying copyright owners but this can be difficult and the responsibility forcopyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the person wishing to publish.


Custodial History

The cash book was purchased by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts inOctober 1969.