Bundle of Head Gardener's Vouchers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR7/12/10
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 parcel 135.
  • Dates of Creation
      Apr-Jun 1822
  • Physical Description
      9 pieces tied together with pink ribbon.

Scope and Content

The bundle contains the following vouchers:

Account of wasps destroyed in or near Dunham Massey gardens, by 16 named men and 12 named women, stating the numbers caught by each (/1) £5 7s 9d

John Grantham, for nails (/2) £3 9s 8d

Account of wasps destroyed in or near Dunham Massey gardens, by 8 named persons, stating the numbers caught by each (/3) 7s 4d

John Pearson, plumber and glazier, for painting in the gardens (/4) £25 16s 9d

John Burrows, for 10 baskets (/5) 14s 10d

Joseph Hesketh, for ropes (/6) £1 11s 3d

John Sharrock, tinman, for 4 tin boxes and for repairing a tin pipe (/7) £1 14s 4d

John Wyatt, for 3 plants (/8) 4s 6d

William Caldwell & Son [of Knutsford], for vegetable, fruit, herb and flower seeds (/9) £13 10s

Total [calculated]: £52 16s 5d