Pledge Book entry for Robt Metcalfe

Scope and Content

Page number: 51

Entry number: 46

Day of the week: Friday

Address: Firstwater Lane (now known as Water Lane, First)

Brought by: unknown

Items deposited: 1 White apron

Recorded value of items: £0 1s 0d

Administrative / Biographical History

The business was started by George Fettes in Lady Peckitt's Yard c. 1770. He was succeeded by J/ Wood and later by Henry Hardcastle, who extended the business and moved it to a site in Stonegate. Fettes was Sheriff of York in 1802.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Custodial History

The volume was deposited in York Reference Library 4 Apr 1949 by Henry Hardcastle, Stonegate, York, successor to the business. It was transferred to the City Archive in 1964.


"The Worm- Eaten Waistcoat" ISBN 0-9544800-0-7