1 account book. Appears to be the accounts for a large, mainly sheep and barley farm, with plenty of labour. Accounts for flock, stock, grain, labour (names include two Birketts), taxes and assessments etc.
Account Book of William Birkett with His Grace Henry Duke of Newcastle; 18th May to 31st December 1799
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 159 MS 931/2
- Dates of Creation1795-1799
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Birkett family retained its connection with the Clumber estate until at least the late nineteenth century. They were farming at Foston near Grantham in the 1930s and later moved to Leicestershire.
No archival arrangement has been necessary.
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
Rear cover is detached.
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The volume passed to Mr G Birkett, great-grandson of William, and subsequently to his widow. The volume was acquired in 2014.