Receipts Ledgers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR14/51
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      33 x 16 cm, 2 vols, foliated, board covers, buckram-bound.

Scope and Content

The ledgers contain separate accounts for receipts on the Cheshire Estates under the following headings: tithe rent charges; market tolls; reserved and chief rents; rack rents; Carrington Moss; heriots; timber; entire horses; road-making; garden rents; quit rents; and incidentals. Certain entries are annotated with the folio numbers of the corresponding entries in the agent's private cash book ("PCB", EGR14/45/3 above) and in the estate cash books (EGR14/25 above).

EGR14/51/2 is entitled "LEDGER", stamped in gilt on a red morocco lettering piece applied to the spine. EGR14/51/1 is annotated "4" at the top of the spine, and "S" at the bottom, stamped in gilt; EGR14/51/2 is annotated "5" at the top and "SL" at the bottom, stamped in gilt.

  • /1: Jan 1866-Dec 1874
  • /2: Jan 1875-Dec 1883

Acquisition Information

Both items were received from the Stamford Estate Office in Altrincham in April 1981.