Hall Renovation Wages Book

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 EGR7/19/3
  • Dates of Creation
      Jan-May 1822
  • Physical Description
      37 x 24.5 cm, 1 vol., paper covers.

Scope and Content

The book was compiled as a record of the work carried out and the wages paid each week during the renovation of Dunham Massey Hall in 1822. It records the number of hours worked each day by the individual labourers and craftsmen (identified by surname only), and their total weekly earnings. Workers are classed as carpenters, bricklayers, masons, marble-masons, polishers and labourers.

Entitled "Dunham Massey | Check Book | 1822" in ink on the front cover.