Lists of Bedding Requirements

Scope and Content

3 lists of the total amount of bedding required for Walton's Charity in 1790, 1791 and 1792. The total requirements were: 1790, 1600 yds sheeting, 70 pairs blankets, 70 coverlets; 1791, 1700 yds sheeting, 80 pairs blankets, 45 coverlets; 1792, 2000 yds sheeting, 50 pairs blankets, 40 coverlets. There were three principal suppliers, John Burgess, John Worthington and Elizabeth Leigh, and the quantities required from each are stated.