Account book of debtors

Scope and Content

Manuscript volume of accounts containing half-yearly lists of debtors, chiefly in Penrith, but also in Whitehaven, Cumberland, with amounts due and when paid, 1830-1834. Also includes accounts for groceries and other personal expenditure, 1856 and 1873-1883, and a loose bill rendered to Lady Morshead for malt, dated 1830-1831, and made out in the name of John Robinson, who may also have kept the account book.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information available at present.


Single item.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bought from Dr.J.H.P. Pafford in 1966.

Other Finding Aids

Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

6¼" x 4". Bound in vellum.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.