Volumes have daily entries including: date; starting number and finishing number of the entrance turnstiles; number of visitors admitted free; number of paying visitors; amount of money taken; statistics on total numbers; and occasional notes on events affecting attendance. These include details of football matches, demonstrations, political marches, royal visits, coronations and funeral processions that took place in, or affected, in the locality.
Examples of such extracts are as follows:
20th April 1907, 'A number of excursionists who came to London to see the foot ball match at the Crystal Palace between "Sheffield Wednesday" and "Everton" visited the Gallery in the forenoon'.
25th November 1920, 'Gates of Gallery closed during the passing of funeral procession of officers assassinated in Dublin'.
4th July 1937, 'Dull. Fascists march to Trafalgar Sq (disorderly) Closed Gallery 4.55pm'.