Manager's Memorandum Books

Scope and Content

Memoranda of John Watson, appointed Book-Keeper, General Manager and Secretary 12 June 1851; d. 27 May 1882 after more than 30 years' service. Contents include anecdotal reports about individuals stealing water and notes relating to Directors meetings, Finance and General Committee meetings, rents and charges, complaints, water supply (including times at which various streets and districts were served with water), and the cholera outbreak of 1849.

Related Material

For Watson's duties see YWC 1/1/6/1

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